Hostel Ani&Haakien offers backpacker friendly accommodations in Rotterdam at 2133 feet from Rotterdam Central Station. Free WiFi is offered. At Hostel Ani&Haakien you will find a garden, a terrace and a shared kitchen. Other facilities include a shared lounge, a tour desk, laptop safes and a vending machine. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surrounding. Diergaarde Blijdorp is at 0.9 mi, Ahoy Rotterdam Arena & Convention Center at 2.7 mi and Railz Miniworld is at 328 feet. Schiphol Airport is 30 mi away.

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

Hostel Ani&Haakien has been welcoming guests since Dec 16, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Rotterdam, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3!

Breakfast Info


Private parking available


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Travel Sustainable Level 3
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Rotterdam
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  • Yuanjen
    It’s my first time traveling alone and without this hostel, my travel would’ve not been this amazing! It’s just like a grandma’s house! It’s warm, cozy and it brings people together❤️I adore the kitchen and the common area!
  • Martin
    Very Dutch, very friendly, very comfortable and hospitable staff.
  • Martin
    Cool, friendly place. An old style hostel that is well run
  • Leszek
    It's a great place to stay, located close to the railway central station. Very friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms and bathrooms. Fantastic garden and evening talks with all visitors and backpackers. Love this place 🥳🥰
  • Limani
    Everyrhing was good. First of all location is perfect as evetything is near, central station only 3 mins walk. Staf was really really good, very friendly and ready to help anytime. Room was very nice , clean and quite. Kitchen, garden, laundry,...
  • Ordeal
    I've been staying there for a very long time. Never in my life did I stay in a hostel, so this was my 1st experience with the concept of hostels. It was a very awesome one to start with!! I'm full into hostels now and love to explore the...
  • Jeehoo
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Staff and kitchen are great. So accommodating, so nice, so friendly. The beds do not slump and are the best in Rotterdam hostels! Home feel and decore. Even have a hostel cat! Met a lot of great people there. This is the place. Movie night...
  • Kamal
    Living room is amazing, enough place for everyone lot of different table games and etc. Staff very friendly! Garden is also very useful. Kitchen has all equipment to cook all u need.
  • Murat
    Lobby, cleaning condition, personnel, rooms, beds, clean new bed sheets and atmohosphere of the hostel was perfect. I will absolutely be back :) Thank you
  • Anna
    Good location close to the train station and within walking distance of Markethal. Common room is really nice, they play great music. Coffee and tea offered all day. Big cozy vibes. Nice little terrace and ping pong table outside. There’s a cat!!!...

Property questions and answers
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  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?

    All the rooms are provided with lockers which we have special keys for so you do not need a lock during your stay.
    Answered on 13 October 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    yes we do! At the day of your arrival the check-in is from 3pm. If you arive earlier you can drop your bags in our free luggage room or rent a locker ..
    Answered on 13 October 2019
  • Are there only mixed dorms or female only as well?

    Hi! only mixed dorms. Kind regards, Anne
    Answered on 13 June 2022
  • Hi, I’m cycling through Europe, do u have a locked room inside the hostel where I can safely store my bike overnight?

    Hey:) we have a garden where you can store your bike:) all our cycling guests store their bikes there:) - Antoine
    Answered on 30 May 2023
  • hello, are the shared bathrooms in a common area or private for each shared room?

    Hello, There are shared bathrooms on every floor for the hostel. So it's easy to access for everyone :) Sarah
    Answered on 5 March 2023
  • My train is arriving very late, what is your policy on late check ins?

    He our checkin time is till 9pm but if you must arrive later just let us know we will wait for you! (max til 1am) Regards Joyce
    Answered on 15 February 2023
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Amenities of Hostel Ani&Haakien
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • High chair
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Badminton equipment
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cycling
  • Karaoke
  • Ping-pong
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs € 15 per day.
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Laptop safe
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Hearing accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Dutch

House rules

Hostel Ani&Haakien takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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


From 8:00 AM to 11:00 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 of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

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 35 years old


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Hostel Ani&Haakien accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that travel parties cannot exceed 6 people.

Please note that this Hostel is for backpackers only. Longer stays for work purposes are not allowed.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

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 Hostel Ani&Haakien 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 Hostel Ani&Haakien

  • Guests staying at Hostel Ani&Haakien can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Vegetarian

  • Hostel Ani&Haakien offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Badminton equipment
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bar crawls
    • Themed dinners
    • Movie nights
    • Live music/Performance

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

  • Check-in at Hostel Ani&Haakien is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Hostel Ani&Haakien is 1,300 feet from the center of Rotterdam. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.