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Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden

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Deluxe Room, Private Bathroom | Desk, soundproofing, free WiFi
Deluxe Room, Private Bathroom | Desk, soundproofing, free WiFi
Deluxe Room, Private Bathroom | Desk, soundproofing, free WiFi
Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom | Desk, soundproofing, free WiFi

Overview of Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden

Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden

2.0 star property
No-frills Leeuwarden hostel with bar/lounge

9.0/10 Superb

43 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
Blokhuisplein 40, Leeuwarden, 8911LJ
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar/lounge
  • Library
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Meeting room
  • Concierge services
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Bike rental
Feel at home
  • Stovetop
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Leeuwarden Station - 9 min walk
  • Hurdegaryp Station - 10 min drive
  • Leewarden Camminghaburen Station - 11 min drive


  • Paddy O’Ryan - 2 min walk
  • Pompeï - 3 min walk
  • Eindeloos - 4 min walk
  • Bagels & Beans - 4 min walk
  • Onder de Kelders - 4 min walk

About this property

Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden

Enjoy your visit to Leeuwarden with a stay at Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden. You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge, and buffet breakfast is available daily. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff.


Dutch, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 22 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:30 PM - midnight
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - midnight
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge

Working away

  • Meeting room


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle rentals


  • Library


  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Dutch
  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms

Freshen up

  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop
  • Oven


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Tourism fee: EUR 1.65 per person, per night

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 8 per person (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates).

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Alibi Hostel
Alibi Leeuwarden
Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden Leeuwarden
Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden?
You can check in from 3:30 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Are there restaurants at or near Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Eindeloos (4-min walk), Bagels & Beans (4-min walk), and Onder de Kelders (4-min walk).
What's the area around Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden like?
Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden is a short 9-minute walk from Leeuwarden Station and 4 minutes' walk from Fries Museum.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Casper, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great experience being a inmate there 😉
2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Staying in an old jail was neat. The hostel was very clean and the staff were friendly and attentive. Due to the heatwave and having beds in individual cubby holes, the sleeping area was very stuffy.
Julia, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Einfach aber eine spannende Location. Sehr nette Mitarbeiter.
Roman, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Hoe de cellen verbouwd waren was erg uniek en leuk om in te overnachten
Réal, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Le concept ,ancienne prison ,l'accueil ,
stephane, 4-night family trip
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