Average Rating Great
Atmosphere 9.0
Staff 9.6
Location 9.7
Cleanliness 8.2
Facilities 8.1
Safety 8.6
Value 8.6

Amsterdam - Shelter City Hostel

Barndesteeg 21, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1012 BV


Hostel overview

Shelter City is a Christian hostel located near Dam Square, Central Station and the red light district. This drug- and alcohol-free hostel serves a highly praised free breakfast of hot and cold food. Our guests say they recommend staying here 'if you want a calm stay' in Amsterdam; it's located 'right in the heart of Amsterdam next to the Nieuwmarkt and is thus a good starting point to explore the city'.


The Nieuwmarkt is around the corner and the hostel is located is at the border of the famous Red Light district. Dam square is 5 minutes walk and Central Station (train) is 10 minutes on foot.

  • Free City tours
  • Free City maps
  • Free Blanket
  • Free Internet / wi-fi
  • Free Secure lockers
  • Free Linen
  • Free Ping pong table(s)
  • Free Luggage / storage room
Amsterdam Centrum
Concertgebouw (2.23 Km) Stedelijk Museum (2.06 Km) Van Gogh Museum (1.97 Km) Rijksmuseum (1.66 Km) Tropenmuseum (1.92 Km) Rembrandt House (0.39 Km) Béguinage (0.69 Km) Amsterdam Museum (0.62 Km)
Great For
  • Great for city breaks

Info & Price

Arrival date: 6 May 2019
Number of nights: 2
Departure date: 8 May 2019

We have social events every evening, feel free to join.

  • Check-in time
    Hours when check-in is available:
    • Days: Every day
    • Start: 1:30 PM
    • End: 11:00 PM
  • Check-out time
    Hours when check-out is available:
    • Days: Every day
    • Start: 8:00 AM
    • End: 10:00 AM

City tax (Not included): 7.00% cost per guest per stay

Payment type accepted: Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Cash, Visa Electron, Maestro

Minimum age to check-in: 18 years old

Choice of rooms with 2-16 beds and shared bathrooms. The large dormitories have dividing walls between the beds. Or for more comfort and privacy choose rooms with 4 beds and a private bathroom (en-suite). Free lockers are available – bring your own padlock or buy one at reception. 24 hour reception with tourist information and discount tickets for canal cruises, bike hire and museums. Good security, free luggage storage, no curfew, no drugs and no alcohol.

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