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Amsterdam Hostel Orfeo

1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Leidsekruisstraat 12-14, 1017 RH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

youth hostel with terrible beds lots of young travellers charge extra for credit cards It is not worth the amount of money you pay by any means! If you want better accommodations, there is an outdoor park nearby in walking...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Yes, the hostel is basic. It's a hostel. The room was small but clean, perfectly fine for staying in 3 nights as we were. One drawback is that it only had one plug (although many people seemed to charge their stuff in the reception/dining area) we planned ahead for this and brought a splitter from home. There was only beds... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Having read the reviews before staying I was absolutely terrified of Orfeo .However it was SO MUCH BETTER than I had expected. Our room was compact and basic but it was all we needed. There was only 1 shower between 32 but there was never a queue of more than 1 person. One guy even let me over take him... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Out of pure desperation as all other hostels were seemingly booked at the time, myself and two other friends chose to stay at Hostel Orfeo during our 4 night duration stay in Amsterdam. It is not worth the amount of money you pay by any means! If you want better accommodations, there is an outdoor park nearby in walking distance... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This place is dirty, ugly, loud and uncomfortable from a to z. On top of all of that, they charged much more expensive due to a mistake on their website. It's a SCAM!!! Bad karma to these people! seriously... We found puke in the showers and hair everywhere seriously...stay away from here.

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed the hostel and common areas but the bedroom and bathroom are horrible. The staff is kind and will always help you. The location is excelent, near the bulldog, anne frank museum and iamsterdam letters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Nice place, a lot of character right in the middle of all the action! A beautiful canal and Bourbon Street blues bar just to the left, and Leidsepleine all around. The best collection of nightlife in Amsterdam is right outside the door. The reception room is a blast too, as a matter of fact the whole street is like an... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

The hostel is strategically located and cheap EUR10 per night, the best selling point. It has very narrow staircase so, those with huge backpacks, beware. Very tiny toilet and bathroom for sharing (EUR10 per night, nothing to expect). The bed was rather dirty and you are expected to climb up the bunk bed without any staircase. So, when the person... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

The hostel was very cheap, and eventually that is all we needed as a group of students. Although I think some lockers for your stuff can help alot. In the end we were there just to crash after long days of walking around in amsterdam. The location is very good, probably the best point of this hostel.

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Address: Leidsekruisstraat 12-14, 1017 RH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Amsterdam Hostel Orfeo 1*
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