The Budget Hostel Sphinx has simply-furnished rooms in Amsterdam, just under a quarter of a mile from the Heineken Experience. Guests have a 24-hour front desk, a ticket service and vending machine with drinks in the lobby.

Each of the rooms at the Budget Hostel Sphinx has cable TV. Some of the rooms have private bathroom facilities. Other rooms have access to 4 showers and 6 toilets in the hall, all shared.

Guests can use a free computer terminal in the lobby and free Wi-Fi in all public areas. Lockers and luggage storage are available at the front desk.

The Weteringcircuit tram stop is 600 feet from the hotel and provides direct services to Amsterdam Central Train Station and the RAI Conference Centre in 15 minutes. Sphinx Hostel is less than a 10-minute walk from Museum Square.

This is our guests' favorite part of Amsterdam, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

Budget Hostel Sphinx has been welcoming guests since Oct 4, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Amsterdam, this property has an excellent location score of 8.4!

Breakfast Info



Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room Type
1 twin bed
1 full bed
4 twin beds
2 twin beds
1 full bed
5 twin beds
3 twin beds
1 full bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    Hi, you do not need to because you don't need to, because you don't share the room with others
    Answered on 8 December 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Hi,yes those are included
    Answered on 8 December 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes we do
    Answered on 8 December 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    Hi, you don't need a lock cuz you don't share the room with others
    Answered on 8 December 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    Hi, we do not have planned events or activiries
    Answered on 8 December 2019
  • Still looking?
Area info *
Amenities of Budget Hostel Sphinx
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
24-hour front desk
Baggage storage
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Dutch
  • Chinese

House rules

Budget Hostel Sphinx takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM


Until 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.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking for more than 8 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash ATM card Budget Hostel Sphinx accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that this hostel has thin walls. Guests might experience disturbances.

The rooms are only accessible by steep stairs. There is no elevator in the building.

FAQs about Budget Hostel Sphinx

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

  • Guests staying at Budget Hostel Sphinx can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

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

    • Budget Hostel Sphinx is 1 miles from the center of Amsterdam.

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