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“5* hostel- lounge- coffeeshops!! great stay” 5 of 5 stars
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The Bulldog Hotel
Oudezijds Voorburgwal 220, 1012 GJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District (De Wallen))   |  
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Ranked #27 of 207 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
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“5* hostel- lounge- coffeeshops!! great stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

a world famous hangout, frequented by stars. On the main RED LIGHT canal bank. Secure, comfortable & easy to locate.. enjoy your stay, the bar- lounge have some good food.. or pop to the coffee shop…be warned…gives appetite, laughing & a sense of extreme well being! roof top & street terrace gardens for high & low days. . all tastes catered to.. such a very mix of people stay here every time.. .

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Have stayed on a few occasions, our favourite place in Amsterdam, very busy over this period but we enjoyed the stay, Music in the bar can be too loud sometimes for the occasion, but overall very nice place to stay, 14 nights room cleaned bins emptied, on the occasion they was not, just ask and the staff was great, fridge did not work, unfortunately due to the Xmas time was not replaced straight away, took a few days which was not a problem, staff could not have done more. 14 day over Xmas & New Year enjoyed it that much we have already re-booked for this year.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Haz-Zebbug, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We only had a few days in Amsterdam but this hotel was the bomb! It's super cool, cosy and has a view. They also have their own coffeeshop. Although it's in the middle of the red light district it's very safe and close to attractions.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Reykjavík, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I stayed here for only one night on the 31. December and i´m so sad i did not stay longer.

I was traveling to Amsterdam for 5 nights and had already booked 4 nights in a nice 4 star hotel away from the center when i got an e-mail from the manager that they had rooms available for the 31st so i took it (best decision ever!!!)

The people working there are really friendly and speak English and will help you with most things a traveler would need.

I had a dorm room so we had other people staying there with us and that could be the only problem as i had two really loud snoring guys there sleeping. I recommend booking a room if you would like better privacy but other that the snoring the rooms are perfect (for dorm rooms)

Great bar!!!

Location could not be better as you have everything you would like to visit minutes away (walking) so you don´t have to spend money on getting to the center using public transportation.

You do feel safe as there are guys (security) working in the front to make sure only hotel guests come in, the security guys are awesome! they look scary but if you get to know them you will see that they are just as friendly as the reception staff.

If you are a young traveler(s) there should not be any other place that i would tell you to go stay unless they don´t have any availability.

I work in a Hotel and i must say that i had my doubts but after the first 10 min of my arrival i fell in love with this place.

Thank you Bulldog Hotel staff if you see this i hope to come back as soon as possible ;)

Room Tip: Book a double room for better sleep.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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RobertBulldog, Front Office Manager at The Bulldog Hotel, responded to this review, January 8, 2014
It was really nice having you both here and was a pleasure for me to have an opportunity to share a drink with you on new years eve. i hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Amsterdam and that you can make it back here soon for another visit. All the best in 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Really great hostel. I was disappointed at first as we couldn't get the hostel we usually stay in but this is way better! Perfect location. Great bar. New years Eve was such fun. Really, really clean bathroom and bedroom. Cleaned everyday. Friendly staff. It felt very safe with security and just a fantastic time. We even brought tshirts. Highly recommended if yiu need a base in a great location with a good atmosphere. Thank you Bulldog!

  • Stayed December 2013
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RobertBulldog, Front Office Manager at The Bulldog Hotel, responded to this review, January 8, 2014
Thank you for your nice comments. Sometimes a little disappointment can lead to a great new experience!. Wear your T-shirt proudly!
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Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Best Hotel amsterdam will be comeing back next year with friend stayed with a few mates for a birthday weekend. We all had private rooms. Made a great base for us. Rooms were very very basic, The price for the room was very reasonable and the rooms were fairly clean. I would go again and recommend

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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RobertBulldog, Front Office Manager at The Bulldog Hotel, responded to this review, December 24, 2013
It is us that should be thanking you!. We are nothing without our fantastic guests. Have a great 2014 and hopefully you'll get to spend some time with us again soon.

Happy Holidays!
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

this was our 4th time staying at bulldog hotel amsterdam. this time we stayed at the bulldog apartments and had another great experience.

the staff is really friendly and welcoming. they are also cool and understanding.

I strongly recommend this hotel for visitors that want to enjoy amsterdam in all ways and also that looks for a safe environment to do so.

thanks to bulldog personnel!

Room Tip: if you are more than 2 people, I recommend staying at bulldog apartments. apartments are luxurious i...
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
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RobertBulldog, Front Office Manager at The Bulldog Hotel, responded to this review, December 24, 2013
Thank you so much! We are really pleased that you have enjoyed your stays with us. It really makes us happy to know that we've managed to meet your expectations on each visit. Hopefully the next visit isn't too far away.

We wish you the best in 2014 from all of us here at The Bulldog Hotel.
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Address: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 220, 1012 GJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #27 of 207 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
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Number of rooms: 45
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Wake up in one of the highest rated hostels,located in the middle of one of the most visually stunning cities in the world! The Bulldog Hostel Amsterdam is loaded with that typical international and liberal atmosphere that makes Amsterdam so special... besides other things. Choose to stay in a dorm, private room or in our cool private suite whenever you come stumbling back from your Amsterdam adventure! We will make sure it will feel like your home away from home! ... more   less 
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