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    Shelter City Hostel Amsterdam

    Barndesteeg 21, 1012 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good45%
    • Average20%
    • Poor5%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Multilingual Staff
    Free Parking
    Pool
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    NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky
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    misc eatdrinksleep
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    1 - 5 of 245 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    I reached shelter city on Monday , loved it soo much that I extended my stay for 3 more days. Pros : Amazing breakfast :) yummy pancakes ! Great staff ! The 4er dorms are way better than the 16er dorms :) Clean enough :)...More

    Thank 835sahelid
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We spent 2 nights in the hostel, the staff is friendly. The prices are good and includes breakfast, the also provide take away breakfast since we checked out early in the morning for Brussels. It would have been better if they offer walking tours it's...More

    Thank Deepak G
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Pros: Costumer service was good. The room was ok. Location is good. And the breakfast was delicious. Cons: The room could get extremely hot at night. The bathrooms could improve (you can´t hang your clothes inside). Is a good hostel just for sleeping.

    Thank Clyde C
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Great location with very friendly stuff ! Made my stay in busy Amsterdam very pleasent and the price was very fair. All the best and my recomondatios ! It is great idea to have non-smoking and drugfree hostel in heart of Amsterdam.

    Thank Marko J
    Reviewed September 9, 2017

    I spent one night in the Shelter, as my flight arrived late at night and I visited friends in Rotterdam the next day. I went for the 16 (?) bed dorm. It was quite crowded, there were smallish lockers but not big enough for a...More

    Thank Chivis R
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
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    • $35 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 158
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    • The Netherlands >
    • North Holland Province >
    • Amsterdam >
    • Red Light District (De Wallen)
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    September 19, 2015|
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    Response from gloria_jessica | Reviewed this property |
    No, the lockers are narrow. But there'll be room under the beds and just keep your valuables in the locker. You needed your own lock at this hostel, take a smaller to medium sized lock, not a big one! This place is great for... More
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    "DO NOT choose a dorm, instead go for a private ensuite. Maybe then you'll enjoy your stay."
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