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Simplon Hostel offers basic accommodations including a courtyard garden. It is just 0.6 mi away from the lively Groningen center city. Cable TV, heating and shared bathroom facilities are standard in all the rooms. Some rooms will provide you with a kitchen with a microwave. There are communal facilities available such as lockers, washing machines and dryers. Free WiFi is available as well. Guests can get tourist information at the reception. A buffet breakfast is served every morning. A restaurant is located right next to the property. The Korenstraat busstop is 492 feet away. It provides easy access to the Grote Markt Square and Central Station. The Hoornse Plas lake is 30 minutes away by car.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Groningen, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.8

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.7
Facilities
7.4
Cleanliness
7.5
Comfort
7.3
Value for money
8.0
Location
8.8
Free Wifi
8.6
Low score for Groningen
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Matthias
    Germany Germany
    Very friendly and helpful staff, dorms and bathrooms a bit dated but clean.
  • Haex
    Netherlands Netherlands
    Cheap bed, nothing fancy but clean and comfortable. Good sanitary facilities and the staff was very kind.
  • J
    Philippines Philippines
    the location was great and the room was clean :D the staff are also very helpful.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Proeflokaal De Prael
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner

Amenities of Simplon Hostel

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Cleaning products
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Darts
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
Wifi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 13.50 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
    Additional charge
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Hearing accessible
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Dutch

House rules
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Check-in
From 16:00 to 22:00
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
From 05:00 to 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

0 - 1 years
Crib upon request
Free
2 years old
Crib upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
€ 15 per child, per night
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 15 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Parking on the street costs € 4.10,- per hour from Monday till Wednesday from 09.00 till 22.00, Thursday till Saturday from 09.00 - 00.00 and on Sunday from 12.00 till 17.00.

Parking on public holidays is free of charge.

Towels are available at the reception on your request.

Padlocks to use the lockers are available for € 4,- at the reception.

Please inform Simplon Hostel 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.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

FAQs about Simplon Hostel

  • Simplon Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Darts

  • Check-in at Simplon Hostel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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

  • Room options at Simplon Hostel include:

    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Bed in Dorm
    • Apartment
    • Quad

  • Simplon Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Proeflokaal De Prael

  • Simplon Hostel is 2,600 feet from the center of Groningen. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.