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Drake’s Cruising

Damrak 61, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1012 | map

Drake’s Cruising
audience rating: Drake’s Cruising, 3.5 out of 5 based on 99 ratings click to vote:
Rating: 3.5/5. From 99 votes.
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Located 5 minutes from Central Station just above Drake’s Luxury Boutique. Drake’s Cruising features video-equipped cabins, small dark room, glory holes, etc.

Soft drinks and beer are available at the vending machine. Entrance is through the shop – across the road from Bijenkorf Department Store. Free entry for guys under – photo ID required.

weekday: 10:00 - 22:00

weekend: 10:00 - 22:00

venue: Cruise / Fetish () | features: shop, relaxing cabins, dark room, adults-only, cruise / fetish | customers: gay

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last updated: 13-Jan-2019

+31 20 330 5318
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based on 8 reviews
  1. They are open again!

    “As of Friday October 5, 2018, they are open every day from 10am to 10pm. “

     on 04-Oct-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Still the same?

      “Is it still like before? On the website they talk about a nightclub setting now? Thats sounds like a totally different Drake’s.“

       on 13-Oct-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

      • Nothing has changed

        “I went there today for the first time since the reopening. Everything is exactly the same as before. Same set-up, same cubicles, same music, even the same movies! You wouldn't know there had been a fire. Looks like it was probably more sprinkler and smoke damage than anything else. Was kind of reassuring to see nothing had changed.“

         on 31-Oct-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • love Drakes

      “Awesome spot to get a load off or load in. :) Plenty of action and variation, kinky but clean and safe.“

       on 12-Jan-2019 | Reply Problem with this review?

  2. Closed until further notice.

    “I have been there a few times and usually to great satisfaction. I walk into the shop, pay 11 euros and walk up and wait for someone to enter the cabin next to me - usually within 1 minute. Plenty of action.

    I walk out with a smile on my face.

    But two months ago, they had a (small? big?) fire and now it's temporarily closed. It looks like they are rebuilding, no idea how long that will take. If you walk in and see a construction ladder behind the secret staircase, that means it still closed.

    Too bad, now I have to help myself for who knows how long. Haven't had the nerve to find a different location.“

     on 02-Jun-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

  3. Fire...

    “Been there several times, usually around 4pm. IMHO, it's quite clean and decent. Usually there are 2-3 guys walking around for someone like me to walk into a cabin. It seems there are more takers than givers. ;-)

    However, today and probably for the next while, it is closed. There was a fire and I don't know (didn't dare to ask) when/if it would be reopened.“

     on 17-Apr-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • When its open again!!

      “I called them yesterday and they had no time frame when it's gonna be re-opened and thats strange, i think. There was a small fire and one would expect a timeframe when its restored.“

       on 25-Apr-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

  4. Too much light.

    “I went there several times and even had my favorite cabin, that was darker than the others. I like it darker, because it makes the experience more anonymous. This week I went again after quite some time and noticed that there was much more light in that cabin. Even the others cabins seems lighter. Perhaps because of new tv-sets? Anyway, I prefer it darker and not just me, because more men switched to a channel that only showed a black screen. So if you are like me, you now have the choice of a black screen or a screen that shows porn with so much light you feel exposed.“


     on 06-Jan-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • TV screens

      “I agree the TV screens are far to bright and that can simply be fixed by the management.“

       on 25-Apr-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

  5. Cleaning

    “Sunday 29.10.2017 - I visited Drake's since the early beginning, about 20 years ago, usually on a Sunday afternoon. Over the years it was usually exciting and you got value for money.

    The recent years the quality level went down while the entrance fee went up to € 12,50. During all the years I came here, I NEVER saw anyone cleaning the cabins, while staff were regularly cruising around. He just leaves the mess and is doing nothing about it.

    Today it was again a big mess, paper napkins, fluids, all over the floor, cabins. When I asked the staff downstairs in the shop why none of them cloud clean up, they said it was considered, but than they should close the shop for a while?

    So I asked why the staff can cruise around upstairs and not cleaning? This comment was too gross for him and refused to forward my complaint to the management. He advised me better not to come to Drake's anymore. This was really the world upside down.

    For regular tourists who will go there once or twice in a life time, above will be not a problem, but for me this was after more than 20 years the last time I've been in this mess. For a few euro more I can go to a great sauna around the corner.“


     on 14-Nov-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Its clean

      “There is nothing wrong with the cleanliness, its the public that makes it as it sometimes is. Tissues all over the floors, while there ar garbage containers all over the place. You cant blame Drakes or the staff for that neither can you expect that a cleaner is cleaning all the cabins as soon one walks out of one of them. Its the visitors that needs training to get rid off their crap they leave behind.“

       on 25-Apr-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

      • Better business mangement

        “You are right that the customers cause the mess, but it’s the businesses job to ensure it’s cleaned up. We pay for the service. The council don’t create the rubbish in the city, but we pay taxes and they clean it.“

         on 01-Feb-2019 | Reply Problem with this review?

  6. love drake

    “I am absolutely delighted to hear that Drake is up and running. I've been there several times and always had a blast. looking forward to the next splurge :)“


     on 13-Sep-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  7. Poorly Attended

    “Poorly attended. Not enough men at peak time. Filthy conditions. 12.50 Euros to get in. Not worth it.“


     on 05-Sep-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  8. Hot

    “Lots of action. Unloaded on many occasions. Looking forward to the next time.“


     on 29-Dec-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  9. Great action

    “I've been to Drake's 4 or 5 times when I've been in Amsterdam. I've always had a great time. Broad mix of guys for all types. As with most places, be cautious of pick pockets. They're working the upstairs booths as well.“


     on 18-Nov-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  10. Best place for continuous gloryhole action

    “Wow. That was far more than I was expecting from a cinema type place with booths and gloryholes ! There were more than 20 booths, most had at least one, and lots of them had two gloryholes for non-stop action. Super horny. I was there in late afternoon (15.30-17.00) and it was heaving with guys, so I recommend late in the day for peak action opportunities!“


     on 15-Jun-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  11. Still there?

    “So glad to know that Drakes is still open, I haven't been to Amsterdam for about 8 years now and I miss it. Some people used to say that Drakes was a dump and all sorts of bad things but I have had some fantastic times there, someday I hope to return and when I do I hope to meet again with the big handsome Dutch guy.“


     on 06-Feb-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

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