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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2013 via mobile

Bob's youth hostel has one good thing going for it - prime location. Apart from that the wi-fi works intermittently (don't count on it working if you need to book things) but there's a good cafe nearby with free wi-fi so that didn't bother us too much. The price was a bit too much for what we got (a broken...

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Myself and 5 of my close friends stayed at Bob's. After booking the trip last minute and arriving without accommodation sorted we roamed the streets until we found Bob's. Well .. it was an interesting stay. It was cheap which was great, so we weren't expecting the Ritz as we walked upstairs. We shared a room with 11 other people...

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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 9 October 2013

All 8 of us who stayed here got bed bugs, and it has been a major source of stress. (This was the only place we travelled to) The hostel itself felt very unclean and rundown but the location was good. The lobby and the place you can store your luggage are QUITE dingy. I've realized that bed bugs are a...

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Reviewed 23 September 2013 via mobile

Internet rarely works. Matresses are very narrow. Terrible feet smells. Weed smoke at lounge all day. Humiliating breakfast - tea, bread and jam, and egg. Same everyday. The staff is ok and the location is great. But for 32 euro a weekend night for a tiny bed with 20 ppl in a smelly room...i wouldnt bother unless optionless.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 15 September 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 4 days in a room shared between 16 people. It was real fun sharing typical amsterdam stories with all our room mates. Rooms aren't very clean but they're ok. Rooms are compossed by bunk beds and it has en suite bathroom. The atmosphere in the living room/reception and dining room (this room is used for these 3...

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Donadea, Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 7 September 2013

Dirty. Breakfast is eggs, toast and some dodgy looking spread. Stayed in a 20 bed dorm with two toilets and two showers. Beds were squeaky and tough to get into. The only way to describe the stairs in the place is dangerous. The atmosphere downstairs is good at night, although you're only allowed drink your own spirits, beer must be...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2013

I've stayed at bobs twice both in August 2 years apart and had good times on both occasions. Obviously the accommodation is basic and the showers weren't amazing (take flip flops) but the beds have got to be the comfiest I've ever slept on. Like a cloud. The second time i went we were in a room of 16 beds...

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2013 via mobile

The location is very good, only a 5 minute walk from the train station or city centre. As the city is very expensive the hostel is a good place to smoke and chill for free while meeting new people. The rooms are clean and basic. Breakfast is poor and definitely not good value for money. I wouldn't recommend Bobs to...

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2013 via mobile

The whole place was very dirty, breakfast wasn't much, just and egg and two pieces of bread. The rooms weren't pleasant. 20 people squeezed into a room with just two showers, that flooded everytime someone showered and two toilets. Location was the only real positive, it was very close to everything

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Barcelona
Reviewed 7 August 2013 via mobile

It's good if you're going with friends and don't really care where you are sleeping, if not I'd rather try anything else. The breakfast was almost inexistent (a hard boiled egg and a toast) but the staff was friendly and the common area was nice. Shortly, go there if you are willing to have fun and don't care to sleep...

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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: RM80 - RM402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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 of 5 bubbles 151cristianm, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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“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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