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Located in the city center of Amsterdam and only a 2-minute walk from Leidseplein, Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam offers a choice of private rooms and shared dormitories for individuals, backpackers and groups. Each room at Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam has a private bathroom and lockers for personal belongings. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout. Breakfast and dinner are served in the common area. There is also a bar. Our underground club is open for events, please contact reception for information! We provide tickets for numerous activities & attractions, such as the Heineken Experience, walking tours, boat tours and a pub crawl. Tram stops are at a three-minute walking distance from the hostel and the trams head straight to the Central Station Amsterdam. From Central Station Amsterdam, please take tram line 2, or 12 towards the hostel; alight at tram stop Keizersgracht. You can also take the metro line 52 and alight at station Vijzelgracht.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the real heart of Amsterdam, this property has an excellent location score of 9.1!

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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Kelvin
    New Zealand New Zealand
    We were happy to stay the two nights we were there. We had a deluxe room with bathroom. They had a lift and I was pleasantly surprised at how many other older people were short stays there. It was clean and tidy and the beds are excellent plus...
  • Mahmoud
    Egypt Egypt
    The Staff was so friendly, The location was perfect.
  • Rita
    United States of America United States of America
    The location is really good for the price! And the facility was pretty clean.

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Open for

Amenities of Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Baggage storage
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Picnic area
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Nightclub/DJ
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
    Additional charge
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Dutch

House rules

Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 11:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests between 18 and 40 years old


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please be aware that guests who are 40 years old or older and have booked a dormitory room may be required to upgrade to a private room at an additional cost. We regret to inform you that we cannot accommodate guests of this age in our dormitories. Please note that this property doesn't accept minors under the age of 18 years old. Male guests who book in Female dorms will be required to rebook a mixed dorm/private room (please note this is subject to availability, cancelation fees will apply on the original booking). Hans Brinker has additional terms for group bookings (Group bookings = 20 pax or more as well as all student, sports teams or event-based (bachelor party etc bookings). Please contact the hostel to confirm any such bookings as these will need to be agreed prior to the stay. Maximum stay is 5 nights. This also applies to multiple reservations totaling more than 5 days.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam

  • The prices at Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Bar crawls
    • Bicycle rental
    • Happy hour
    • Walking tours
    • Nightclub/DJ

  • Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Check-in at Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam is 0.7 miles from the center of Amsterdam. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.