From Schiphol Airport:
Take bus 197 from stop B8 or B9 to Marnixstraat (last stop). Walk left on Marnixstraat to the big road junction. Cross the road and the canal and turn left on Lijnbaansgracht. Walk on the right side of the water on Lijnbaansgracht. First right is Bloemstraat and we're at number 179, just around the corner.
You can also take a train to Centraal Station and follow the instructions below.
From Centraal Station:
Take tram 13 or 17 from Central Station. You can buy your ticket on the tram (about 3 euro). Get off at the fourth stop called Marnixstraat. Before the bridge, turn right into Lijnbaansgracht. Take the first right into Bloemstraat. Shelter Jordan is at number 179.
Or go by foot (a 20 minutes walk). From the front of Central Station, turn right on the main road (Prins Hendrikkade) and cross the first canal (Singel) and turn immediately left along the canal. Take the second street on the right and walk alongside the canal (Brouwersgracht). Turn left at Prinsengracht (the third canal you'll come to) and walk along the right hand side. After 650 metres, turn right into Bloemstraat. Shelter Jordan is at the far end, at number 179.
From Eurolines bus station:
The Eurolines bus station is at Duivendrecht train Station. Take Metro 54 towards Centraal Station and get off at Weesperplein. Change to tram 10 towards Westerpark and get off at the Marnixstraat/Rozengracht stop. Keep walking the same direction and cross Rozengracht. Turn right and cross the water. Turn left onto Lijnbaansgracht and walk with the water on your left. Bloemstraat is the first street on your right and Shelter Jordan is just around the corner. Total journey time is about 30 minutes.
From Amstel Station you can also take metro 54 to Centraal Station. From Centraal Station take tram 13 or 17 (see info above).
From the ring road A10 West, take exit S105. Drive to the end of the S105 (Nassaukade). Go straight ahead and cross Marnixstraat. Go over the bridge. Immediately turn right into Lijnbaansgracht. The second street on your left is Bloemstraat. Shelter Jordan is at number 179. For parking we recommend the P+R system and the car park at Bos en Lommer.
Shelter Jordan is in the heart of Amsterdam, close to Anne Frank House, Dam Square, Royal palace and the Museum District. A direct bus to Schiphol Airport is just around the corner.
The Jordan area is full of charming streets, picturesque canals and fascinating hidden courtyards.
Experience real Amsterdam in the lively street markets, “brown” cafés and the tulip and cheese museums. This area is famous for hip and trendy boutiques as well as endless restaurants and cafés.
With less than 100 beds the hostel is smaller than many in Amsterdam, creating an atmosphere where it's easy to feel at home and make friends The courtyard garden is a great place to hang out when the sun's shining and you can buy drinks, snacks and meals in the café. We cook a home-made dinner each evening for our staff and you are very welcome to join us. You'll also find games to play, books to read, tables where you can write your journal, a chill-out area with comfy sofas where you can relax and chat to other guests and free WiFi access to keep in touch with home.
FREE: Breakfast, WiFi, Lockers, Maps, Sheets and Showers. No hidden extras - all taxes are included in the low prices. Female only floor. Choice of rooms with 4-18 beds and shared bathrooms. The large dormitories have dividing walls between the beds. Free lockers are available – bring your own padlock or buy one at reception.
24 hour reception with tourist information and discount tickets for canal cruises, bike hire and museums. Good security, free luggage storage, no curfew, no drugs and no alcohol.
Run by Christian volunteers from all around the world. This not-for-profit hostel will give you a good night’s sleep in a clean and friendly atmosphere. A favourite Amsterdam hostel since 1971 with many guests coming back year after year. Come with your friends or make new ones. Experience Christian hospitality during your Amsterdam adventure!
Come and discover why Let's Go guide book described Shelter Jordan as 'one of the very best'.