The Veteran

Address: Herengracht 561, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands | 1 star hostel
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Veteran Amsterdam

    Reviewed by surfin-birds

    Small but close

    Reviewed May 21, 2013
    by (3 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    Climbing up or down the stairs was the most perilous thing, especially with a backpack and luggage. The shower was in the same little room as the toilet, which made it complicated to wash ourselves. The room was very small and simple, but everything was clean. The good thing is that there are a bunch of good restaurants and bars next door, the flower market is on the next street and the city center and Red Light district are pretty close too.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Veteran Amsterdam

    2.50 of 5 stars Fair
     

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    A travel blog entry by vpritchard on Jul 27, 2014

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    A travel blog entry by billgarland on Oct 10, 2013

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    ... an explanation in both Dutch and English which made it more interesting.
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