Activities in Our Hostels in Amsterdam

Hostels in Amsterdam TeamWe host a wonderful variety of events in our hostels in Amsterdam. We have two Christian hostels in Amsterdam: the Shelter City Hostel and the Shelter Jordan Amsterdam Hostel. In both of our hostels in Amsterdam, we organize an activity almost every evening because we want to get to know you, help you meet other travellers, and make the most out of your time in Amsterdam. This can be a free dinner, a movie night, or a Dutch Food Tasting Night. Book your bed now and find out which activities we’ll have while you’re here! 


Shelter Hostels Amsterdam: a Home Away from Home

Hostels in Amsterdam Cozy CafeWe want to be a place where you feel at home. That is where our name “Shelter Hostels Amsterdam” comes from. Both of our hostels in Amsterdam have a cozy café and a garden too – where you can read a book, meet other travelers, play a game, enjoy the sun, and hang out.   



The Activities in Our Hostels in Amsterdam

Hostels in Amsterdam NightThe Shelter City and Shelter Jordan Hostels in Amsterdam are places where you can meet new people. We believe that meeting new people while travelling is just as exciting as getting to know a new city. Besides, we know from our own experience that travelling can be tiring, and on some days hanging out in the hostel is more attractive than exploring new places.

Hostels in Amsterdam ChessWhatever you are up to, we want you to enjoy your stay here as much as possible! That’s why we offer different activities in our hostels to help you get connected.

Besides our regular activities listed below, check out the activity board in the café to stay up to date! The activities in both of our hostels in Amsterdam are free. Join us! 


The Activities in Our Hostels in Amsterdam:

Of course, the events in our hostels in Amsterdam are subject to change, but our regular calendar looks like this:


Hostels in Amsterdam Kingsday

Hostel Night (both of our hostels in Amsterdam)

Meet: Friday @ 7pm // every other week - café

Don’t miss the free Hostel Night with a great program, life stories, and delicious food. This event is a great opportunity to meet guests and staff from all over the world!  Exchange travelling stories, enjoy a lovely homemade dinner, play amusing games, and hear life stories. Give your legs a rest, and join for this fun time of getting to know people!



Hostels in Amsterdam Citywalk DamCity Walk (both of our hostels in Amsterdam)

Meet: Saturdays @ 10:30am – meet at reception

Explore new places and hidden hofjes (courtyards) with one of our volunteer guides. Get to know the most beautiful sides of Amsterdam while learning about its history. Don’t forget to bring your camera! This event is organized every Saturday morning in both of our hostels in Amsterdam. We do not accept tips for the City Walk or any other event. 



Hostels in Amsterdam Bible MeditationBible Meditation (both of our hostels in Amsterdam)

Meet: Every Wednesday and Saturday @ 7:30pm – Our Bible Discussion Room

Join our Guest Bible Meditation, also led by a staff member. We will prayerfully read the passage, spend several minutes in silence, listen for God, and then share our thoughts.  



Hostels in Amsterdam BibleBible Discussion (both of our hostels in Amsterdam)

Meet: Monday, Tuesday, and every other Thursday @ 7.30pm – Our Bible Discussion Room

Join our Bible Discussion, led by a Christian staff member.  It is a great experience to share and exchange views with other guests from all over the world. Together we discuss a topic from a Biblical perspective.



Hostels in Amsterdam Dutch Food TastingDutch Food Tasting (both of our hostels in Amsterdam)

Meet: Friday @ 8pm // once a month – café

Learn more about the Dutch culture, fall in love with Dutch food, and find out why “Dutchies” eat “little mice” on their bread or color their food orange!



Hostels in Amsterdam Improv NightImprov Night (only Shelter Jordan Amsterdam Hostel)

Meet: Friday @ 8pm // once a month - café

We love good stories, and what could be more fun than acting them out together? This is the night of Improvisation Theater!  Come and make it your story – as an actor or in the audience. This activity is only organized in Shelter Jordan Amsterdam Hostel.



Hostel in Amsterdam Anne Frank

Film Discussion (both of our hostels in Amsterdam)

Meet: Most Thursdays @ 7:30pm – Bible Discussion Room

Enjoy a thought-provoking, award-winning movie. We’ll also provide snacks and questions to help get the discussion started. We enjoy relating these movies to our lives and to current events.




Hostels in Amsterdam Open Mic Night CityOpen Mic Night (only Shelter City Hostel Amsterdam)

Meet: Friday @ 7pm // every other week – café

We will have a small stage in our café and would love to hear your stories, your music, or the poems you love. Be creative, and we’ll provide instruments. Our volunteers will also prepare a program. You are welcome just to listen and enjoy this special atmosphere! This is only organized in the Shelter City Hostel Amsterdam.


"We also have occasional game nights and creative nights. Staff members are always up for something fun; don’t hesitate to ask!  Our hostels in Amsterdam provide the best activities for getting to know other travelers and volunteers. Book now and see for yourself."



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Stay at one of our hostels in the city centre of Amsterdam!

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Shelter City Hostel Amsterdam

Shelter Jordan Hostel Amsterdam


Two hostels in the city centre of Amsterdam


Shelter city Hostel Amsterdam
   Close to Central Station and Dam square
   Charming historic building
   Great courtyard/garden with lounge
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  Shelter Jordan Hostel Amsterdam
   Friendly, welcoming hostel
   In the trendy Jordan area, in the old city centre
   Closest hostel to Anne Frank House
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