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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
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    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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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Frankfurt, Germany
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Gothenburg, Sweden
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

I didn't look up reviews before going, and once I stepped in the stairways of the hostel, I had the illusion I was in a third world country. And I have been in much nicer and cleaner hostels in the global south than this one. This hostel smelled really bad, very dirty, and there is only one toilet and one... More

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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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