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Bob's Youth Hostel

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Goa, India
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beds were normal, had lockers, near to centre (probably only positive point), not peaceful, appeared shabby. Bar downstairs adds to the shabbiness. But compared to others, it's cheap, near to the centre, walking distance away from most of the major attractions. A lot of shops and restaurants near by. Wifi worked fine, bathroom inside the room with hot water shower...

Thank vivasur
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room was clean, great value for the price. Hot shower, wi-fi and electricity were all working well. Would recommend to anyone looking for a cheap place to stay. Location was also great, only a 5-10 minute walk from station and city centre.

Thank jt82017
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

So I saw a review called 'Bob's youth hell'. I'm sorry but for £11 a night this place is perfect. If you are booking at that price you know what to expect. There was no mice and there was hot water. Stayed here for 3 nights with a group of students and we stayed in a 6 bed private room,...

1Thank EssexKane
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cheap hostel for young people. Everything is dirty, but the staff is really nice :) I could not sleep very well, but it is normal because I was sharing my room with 12 people. I am not going to come back, I am sorry!

Thank Cristian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment you enter the hostel it looks shady. From the steep and narrow stairs to unmanaged rooms, very small bathrooms that needs a lot of maintenance. The light stopped working in the midnight, dirty mattress and pillow cover.

Thank Aakanksha M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 15 November 2016

they bumped the price seeing the situation(40.EUROES for a single bed in shared room on a saturday evening). on top of it the staff is so rude; due to the fact that they have higher demand than supply i guess. very unclean and suffocating place, stairs are too difficult and pain.

Thank Jassrocks
Milton, Canada
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Bob's for 2 nights. I was supposed to be there for 3, but I missed my bus from Berlin to Amsterdam. When I emailed the hostel to inform them I would be arriving later (during the very inconvenient time they are closed 3am-8am). There was no reply. So I arrived at 6am, and had to wait outside...

Thank meg b
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my mate stayed here for 4 days. We had the 6 person room which was on the 3rd floor. The stairs are very narrow and steep. It's shared toilet between about 15 people and it can be quite uncomfortable. There are better hostels out there for a similar price. The only advantage is the good central location. Only...

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Decent place to stay even if you book a room and get there time they say still have to wait a few hours to actually get access to your room, offer a place to leave your bag but definitely will get lost as get another 50 bags on top of your, bunk bed is sleeping arrangement, lounge area is good...

Thank Romel W
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Well, I forgot about the fact that our room didn't have any light for 24 hours and we couldn't charge any of our phones and we had to be all they without battery... the place is ok. But the light situation was a crime, because we paid quite a lot between deposit, %, blablabla... was really expensive at the end...

Thank Nora M

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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Address: Old Centre: New Side | Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 92, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Centrum , Dam Square
Price Range: £14 - £74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Really cheap”
 of 5 bubbles 151cristianm, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“top floors”
 of 5 bubbles 971noram, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Definitely get a locker. There were some sketch people hanging around this place.”
 of 5 bubbles hilaryc733, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Do not book”
 of 5 bubbles milinski, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Get a room on one of the lower floors, its a killer coming back late at night to walk up 4 flights of narrow stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles sDotRay, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
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