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Shelter City

Very nice place to stay in Amsterdam. Absolutely near to everywhere (bars, restaurants, Central Stations, markets).

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Facilities

  • 24 hour reception
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Breakfast Included
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Vending Machines

Communications

  • Card Phones
  • Postal Service

Entertainment

  • Board Games

General

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Towels for Hire

In Room Facilities

  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box

Parking

  • Bicycle Parking

About Shelter City

Our Christian hostel offers great value for money, with bed, breakfast, sheets, hot showers and a locker for the best prices in Amsterdam. We've got clean and comfortable accommodation and friendly international atmosphere. Providing so much for so little, Shelter City is definitely the best deal you can get in Amsterdam.

We're located in the city centre, a short walk from Central Station. Most of the main tourist attractions are within walking distance.

Shelter City has single-sex dorms with 4, 6, 8, 10 and 16 beds. The larger dorms are divided into smaller sections to provide the privacy you'd like. The 4-bed rooms are available with en-suite facilities (private shower, toilet and sink) or with shared bathroom facilities. Our budget price includes breakfast, sheets, hot showers, a locker and all taxes. These are the best-value beds in town.

You will get so much more than just a good night's sleep at an affordable price. The hostel not only provides excellent facilities, but also has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. All of our international staff speak English and will be pleased to help you. The hostel has a courtyard and a great cafe where you can get something to eat or drink, relax and meet people from all over the world, or use the Internet.

Our location in the historical Nieuwmarkt area makes it easy to explore Amsterdam. The hostel is close to Central Station, Dam square, small Chinatown and the Red Light district.

Experience real Christian hospitality!

Please note that our hostel is best suited to those between 15 and 40 years of age. Children under three years of age are not permitted. Please see our T&Cs below before booking.

Important Information

Conditions

We have a 2 day cancellation policy, if bookings are not cancelled 2 days before a cancellation fee will be charged.

Check-in or bag drop-off from 08:00, rooms available to use from 13:30. This hostel is smoke-free, drug-free and alcohol-free. You can smoke cigarettes in the courtyard. There's no curfew or lockout. Animals are not permitted.

If you have booked the four-person room for two or more people, we can't guarantee you'll be put in the same room but we will try our best. Our dorms are segregated by gender; if you book the wrong room we can't guarantee your accommodation. There are free lockers. Please bring your own padlock or buy one at reception. If the lock is built into the locker you can borrow the key for a 10 Euro deposit. There is a 10 Euro key deposit for the four-to-eight-person rooms.

The last-minute internet special offers are only available on online bookings and for a limited time period.
Changes to existing bookings which include the special offer prices may result in new (higher) prices being applied to the previously discounted night(s).

If the same name, e-mail or credit card is used in multiple bookings for a total of more than 8 people on the same day then we will apply our group payment and cancellation conditions.

There is an extra charge of 5 Euro if you make a group booking for just one night and it's a Friday, Saturday, or 31 October; 29, 30, 31 December 2013, 1-4 January, 13-21, 25, 26, 29 & 30 April, 1-3 & 28-31 May, 6-8 June 2014.

Bookings of up to 32 people are accepted via this site. For more people please e-mail group@shelter.nl. We reserve the right to cancel online groups of more than 32 people.

We have a 2 day cancellation policy. If you want to cancel your reservation, email or phone us before midnight (Amsterdam time) two days before your arrival date. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation. These conditions also apply if the date of arrival has been changed by phone or email.

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Barndesteeg 21 1012 BV

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Guest Reviews

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Very nice place to stay in Amsterdam. Absolutely near to everywhere (bars, restaurants, Central Stations, markets).

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Very good location, clean hostel, nice staff. The only problem we had was that we were not staying in rooms as we booked online. We wanted to be 2 in a 4-bed room but we were splitted as there were groups of 3 people that were preferred.

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
3

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

very good location, the Staff member there are very helpful,but there's no electrical plugs and sockets in 16 beds room. and maybe the breakfast is not enough for one person.

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
4
Facilities
3
Service
4

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