7.5
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8.6

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location
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Nearby landmarks
Golden Arm 380 m
Prinsenhof Gardens 530 m
Reisboekwinkel de Zwerver 590 m
Institute for Art & Architecturehistory 650 m
Library 650 m
Galerie MooiMan 680 m
Martinitoren 690 m
Martini Tower 690 m
Universiteitsmuseum Groningen 720 m
Tourist Office 720 m
Simplon Hostel
Standard Twin Room Simplon Hostel
Standard Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
  • Room size: 11 m²/118 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
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Simplon Hostel

Boterdiep 73-2, Binnenstad-Noord, Groningen, Netherlands, 9712 LL - See map
  • 770 meters to public transportation

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Garden

  • Ticket services

Value for money8.2
Location rating8.6

Rooms available at Simplon Hostel

Standard Twin Room
Standard Twin Room
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  • Room size: 11 m²/118 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 2 single beds
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Standard Triple Room
Standard Triple Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 3 single beds
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Apartment
Apartment
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Shower
  • 2 single beds & 2 single be...
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Single Bed in Mixed Dormitory
Single Bed in Mixed Dormitory
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 bunk bed
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Family Room
Family Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 6 bunk beds
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Standard Single Room
Standard Single Room
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  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 single bed
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Family Room
Family Room
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 6 bunk beds
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Standard Quadruple Room
Standard Quadruple Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 4 single beds
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Room Assigned on Arrival
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    Overall rating:
    7.5
    Very good
    1,025 reviews
    Cleanliness
    7.1
    Facilities
    6.8
    Location
    8.6
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    More about Simplon Hostel

    Simplon Jongerenhotel offers basic accommodations including a courtyard garden with barbecue facilities. 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.

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    Reviews of Simplon Hostel from real guests

    Overall rating
    7.5
    Very good
    From 1025 reviews
    8.6Location
    8.4Service
    8.0Food and dining
    Booking.com Reviews (1013)Agoda Reviews (12)
    Rating via Booking.com7.5
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    10
    Very good
    Cleanliness7.1
    Facilities6.8
    Location8.6
    Room comfort and quality6.8
    Service8.4
    Value for money7.6
    High score for Groningen
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    9+ Exceptional (182)
    8-9 Excellent (208)
    7-8 Very Good (374)
    6-7 Good (235)
    <6 Below Expectation (285)
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    Mar - May (0)
    Jun - Aug (2)
    Sep - Nov (1)
    Dec - Feb (2)
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    5.0
    Meriel
    Group

    Passable”

    Location was nice
    Matrasses are very bad. Super hard, and plastic texture.
    Reviewed January 02, 2021
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Adhiet
    Business traveler

    Exceptional”

    Near bus Near convenience store Easy check in
    Reminded me a lot of my bachelor dorm room in Indonesia
    Reviewed December 13, 2020
    7.0
    Very good
    Maciej
    Solo traveler

    fair”

    The breakfast was moderate. Not too many things to choose from.
    The whole hostel was in moderate condition.
    Reviewed December 07, 2020
    7.0
    Very good
    Tavish
    Solo traveler

    Overall satisfied given costs”

    No hot water in sinks. Shower heads could really use an update. Atleast put actual shower head instead of jet stream of water (only takes like 20 euros for another one)
    Reviewed November 05, 2020
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Melissa
    Business traveler

    Exceptional”

    It was quite busy so the host gave me an empty dorm so I could be up bright and early Well rested for work. 10+ service. Thank you so much!
    Reviewed October 03, 2020
    8.0
    Excellent
    Anonymous
    Business traveler

    Very good”

    The staff was nice, helpful and gave me good directions about the city and good recommendations about Dutch life. I loved it!
    There&#39;s nothing I didn&#39;t like, the staff were very nice. Everything was clean, that was cool.
    Reviewed September 20, 2020
    5.0
    Anonymous
    Solo traveler

    Passable”

    Cosidering the price, location, and cleanness, I am very disappointed with this hostel. It is not very clean in general, especially with the bed, and the showering room is not very convenient either. ...
    Reviewed September 15, 2020
    9.0
    Exceptional
    Shaun
    Solo traveler

    Comfortable, affordable, clean; had what...”

    The check-in and check-out processes were smooth and comprehensive, the shower was clean and its water was hot, the beds in the dorms were kind of their own enclosed little spaces so the privacy was ...
    The bicycle parking is not the most convenient. That&#39;s about it, really.
    Reviewed September 08, 2020
    8.0
    Excellent
    Johannes
    Couple

    Very good”

    Good value for money
    Reviewed September 07, 2020
    8.0
    Excellent
    Teimour
    Group

    An affordable lovely place with...”

    Peeole there were great. Wifi, breakfast and location were great as well.
    Maybe they can improve water pressure a little bit, especially shower was either too hot or cold!
    Reviewed August 29, 2020
    7.0
    Very good
    Ron
    Solo traveler

    Good”

    The music when enter, also the restaurant&#47;bar&#47;brewery near the hostel
    Lockers so far from the bed. A specially in coronatime.
    Reviewed August 22, 2020
    8.0
    Excellent
    Mairita
    Solo traveler

    Just what I was looking...”

    The dorm beds are well designed to ensure privacy and comfort. Staff was very helpful and friendly. The location is great as it is close to everything, yet the house is secluded from the street.
    Reviewed August 18, 2020
    5.0
    Gail
    Group

    not as pleasant as expected”

    It&#39;s nice that breakfast was included
    The shower really needs to be improved. You could either choose really hot or a trickle of cold which was terrible. The light in the toilets also should be brighter and we could hear all the noise ...
    Reviewed August 17, 2020
    7.0
    Very good
    Engelina
    Solo traveler

    Good value for a short...”

    Stayed here as a one night stop - for which this hostel is good value. Staff is very helpful.
    Clearly very old showering and other facilities, hostel could be more clean.
    Reviewed August 11, 2020
    7.0
    Very good
    Aga
    Business traveler

    Good budget stay ”

    Nicely done and tasteful decor. Comfortable stay. Breakfast served according to our wishes.
    Room we were staying in was recently renovated and some frames fell down from the walls at night (they were glued instead of hang).
    Reviewed August 01, 2020
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Felix
    Solo traveler

    My stay was very comfortable...”

    The staff are very friendly. A very homey welcoming vibe.
    Reviewed July 18, 2020
    7.0
    Very good
    Chipappa
    Family with young children

    It was cost effective stay...”

    Staff is friendly and easy to communicate. The location is very good for our purpose.
    The temperature of shower is not so high. It would be better in summer time, but it was not good for us to stay in March.
    Reviewed March 10, 2020
    9.0
    Exceptional
    Gtapeople
    Solo traveler

    Nice place and better breakfast”

    The location which is close to the center and parks and the breakfast included fruits which is important
    The shower have automatic button which no let me to turn off and there&#39;s no way to change water temperature because every person is different, the water was Ok
    Reviewed March 02, 2020
    9.2
    Exceptional
    Christiaan
    Solo traveler

    Superb”

    Friendly host. Bed is comfortable. Cozy place near the center.
    Reviewed March 01, 2020
    7.0
    Very good
    Julian
    Solo traveler

    Perfect for one night”

    Beds were big enough, price was good and the location couldnt be better.
    There was no lock on the shower.
    Reviewed March 01, 2020
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