Overview of Hostel
Shelter City is right in the old centre of Amsterdam, close to the world-famous 17th century canals, Central Station, Dam Square, the Red Light District and many fabulous museums. A unique historic building with a great café and living room, peaceful garden and giant fish-pond.
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Schiphol Airport is situated 18 km from Amsterdam. Trains from the airport leave frequently to Amsterdam Centraal Station. The trip takes takes 20 minutes and costs about 4,50 euro.
From Centraal Station:
Take metro 51, 53 or 54 (underground) from Central Station (ticket about 3 euro). Get off at the first stop; it's called Nieuwmarkt. Cross the square into Barndesteeg. Shelter City is at number 21.
Or go by foot (a 10 minute walk). From Centraal Station main entrance, walk towards Damrak (in the direction of city centre). Immediately after the bridge turn left unto Prins Hendrikkade. Cross the street into Zeedijk. At the end of Zeedijk you enter a square called Nieuwmarkt (castle in the middle). Take the third street on your right, called Barndesteeg. Shelter City is at number 21.
From the ring road A10, take exit S112. Follow the signs for 'Centrum'.
At the end of S112 you'll come to a roundabout (Mr. Visserplein). Take the second exit (into Valkenburgerstraat). Before the tunnel keep right and then turn left into Prins Hendrikkade. Turn left at Geldersekade. At Nieuwmarkt (a square with a castle) take the third street on your right, called Barndesteeg. Shelter City is at number 21. We recommend you park using the P+R system and use the car park at Zeeburg..
Located near Centraal Station, Nieuwmarkt, Dam Square and the Flower Market
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
* We have a 2 day cancellation policy. If you want to cancel your reservation, please log into your personal Hostelworld account and make the changes before midnight (Amsterdam time) two days before your arrival date. Cancellation by phone is not accepted. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation. These conditions also apply if the date of arrival has been changed by email. Once you have arrived, paid and checked in it is not possible to receive a refund if you decide to leave early. * Taxes not included - city tax 7.00 % per person per night. City Tax is to be paid upon check-in. * If you are charged a no show charge, then the city tax will transfer into a cancellation fee. * Bag drop-off from 08:00, rooms available to use from 13:30. This hostel is smoke-free, drug-free and alcohol-free. You may smoke cigarettes in the courtyard. There's no curfew or lockout. * A Passport or government issued identity card (for EU citizen) is required upon check-in. * If you have booked the four-person room for two or more people, we can't guarantee you'll be put in the same room but we will try our best. Our dorms are segregated by gender; if you book the wrong room we can't guarantee your accommodation. * There are free lockers. Please bring your own padlock or buy one at reception. * The last-minute internet special offers are only available on online bookings and for a limited time period. Changes to existing bookings which include the special offer prices may result in new (higher) prices being applied to the previously discounted night(s). If the same name, e-mail or credit card is used in multiple bookings for a total of more than 8 people on the same day then we will cancel the booking since we do not accept groups of more than 8 people. * A keycard is mandatory for entering the hostel and for lost key card 5 euros will be charged.