Ive never stayed in a hostel before in my life. Went with my university for a cheap weekend away.
Having read some of the reviews on here I was a bit worried! But it actually wasn't too terrible!
I think I was prepared for the worst!
( However, make sure you take your own pillow and a towel. We went on a coach so were able to do this)
To sum it up... its the most basic hotel I've ever stayed in!
But it was clean and did the job!
The shower was hot and the bunk beds were okay. WARNING: there are no steps to get to the top bunk!
The seating communal area was probably the nicest part of the hostel.
The large yellow sign is also so helpful on a night out!
The location was very good.
Its ideal for a very cheap stay. I don't think I could have lasted more than two nights though!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to Hans Brinker, the cheapest, the worst, the best..No swimming pool, no roomservice, no pick-up service, no bridal-suite, no gym, no spa,no bellboy but cheap rooms, a restaurant, a nice bar, a club, 24 hour reception and 500 beds. The Hans Brinker Budget Hotel is the famous budget hotel in the city centre Amsterdam. It's located between the canals with a 2 minute walk to the famous entertainment area Leidseplein and a 5 minute walk to the museums at Museumplein. Public transport is nearby the hotel: you can take the tram to every direction in Amsterdam within a 2 minute walk. From Amsterdam Central Station take tramline 1, 2 or 5 to the hotel (in approximately 10 minutes at stop Keizersgracht). This budget hotel can accommodate individuals, backpackers and groups (students, scholars etc.). The hotel has single, double and triple rooms and dorms up to 8 persons. Each room has a private bathroom and lockers for personal belongings. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the spacious common area. There is a bar and an underground club, which is open every night till late. Free WIFI-access is available in the common areas. For the best stay in Amsterdam Hans Brinker provides tickets for many activities, bike rental, boat tours and other great deals. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hans Brinker Hotel