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“Chain coffee shop”

The Bulldog Amsterdam
Ranked #12 of 282 Nightlife in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Inside this building covered in psychadelic paintings is the first coffeeshop in Amsterdam, started by Henk de Vries in 1975.
Madrid, Spain
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“Chain coffee shop”
Reviewed 27 June 2010

There's a million coffee shops in Amsterdam, this is the most famous of all. There's several around the city and they also have a hotel. It's like going to the Hard Rock Cafe, the same thing everywhere. You go and buy your t shirt or whatever souvenir you want and then, if you actually want to go to a coffee shop, go to another one of those million. It's just too known, too crowded, too expensive and too uncomfortable. However, worth visiting, even if it is just to get the t shirt.

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London, United Kingdom
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“Sociable Hostel, OK stay”
Reviewed 3 September 2007

Stayed one night at the Bulldog, with my 5 friends. The decor is quirky and colourful, the staff weren't very helpful. The room was averagely clean, in a 10 bed room , 2 bathrooms, which looked clean but smelled quite a lot. Really great place to meet other travellers, and make new friends. Breakfast was also fine, generally a good stay! I cant remember exactly how long it was to the centre and the station, but probably about 10-15 min walk max.

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Dorset
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“Bulldog home from home!”
Reviewed 30 August 2007

Every year i stay here and every year i love it.
Great friendly staff, awesome location,great lounge for guests to hang out and meet up.
clean comfortable rooms.
pretty much exactly what you want as a place a to stay in dam.
Highly recomended i will stay there next year when i go.

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New York
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“Amsterdam is my Mekka”
Reviewed 25 July 2007

The Bulldog is my home while on my annual Hajj.

Friendly helpful staff, clean rooms, interesting people, central location, good prices.

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Amsterdam
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“Extremely terrible”
Reviewed 1 July 2007

There are so many nice coffee shops to go to in amsterdam, Dampkrijk, Blue bird, Cashmire lounge (the best!) to name a few, i can only suggest you spare your valuable time going to the Bulldog; you will only experience poor atmosphere, sad facilities and arrogant customer service...

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