I've stayed at a few hostels around Europe and this has to be by far one of the best.
If you're arriving by train/bus the hostel is 5minutes away from the station.
We arrived at 10am and was able to check in and go to our room straight away. We're not fussy about rooms so we stayed in the cheaper option of 32 bed dorm, the good thing is the 32 bed rooms are actually split up to only around 8beds in a room (free ear plugs available from reception) with adequate toilet and shower facilities on all levels of the hostel. Fresh clean bedding is included, if you forget your towel you can rent one for a 2€ deposit.
Breakfast is also included, only continental with cereal, toast, fruit and boiled eggs, but sufficient.
Bar is open all day and until the early hours, definitely THE cheapest place to drink in amsterdam: Local lager 2bottles for 3€ until 9pm. Malibu, Absolut vodka and other "premium" spirits, in large measures, 2 for 6€ all day and night.
For those of you wanting to smoke amsterdams "specialties" there's also a smoking room for this off the bar, and an outside terrace.
When it comes to leaving, check out it 1030am, There are lockers that you can use however for 2€ to keep bags and belongings safe if you're not leaving Amsterdam until late on.
Overall possibly the best hostel i've stayed in and would not hesitate in booking it again during my next visit to Amsterdam
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