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Amsterdam Hostel Orfeo

1.0 of 5 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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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
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6 hotel reviews
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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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Gothenburg, Sweden
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Everything about this place is literally terrible and dirty. The only decent thing about this place is the location, and even that isn't great! It's a matter of get in, they take your money, you stay in a horrible place for a couple of days, and go! DO NOT GO HERE!

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Noventa Padovana, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We booked a room via Hostelbooker one month before our arrival and i payed 10% in advance . Then 2 days before they cancelled our booking because they were not able to use my credit card ( standard VISA, used worldwide , and with enough money on it) I try in any way to ask them not to cancel the... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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92 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

The hostel has a very good location, but average rooms. The staff is friendly and helpful. Breakfasts are poor, but you can have coffee or tea during the daytime for free. There is free wi-fi, but poor connection in the hall, and not enough place for many people.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Well, I'm not sure where to begin with this one. I guess I could start by saying that the location was excellent; very, very good. However, that is the only positive thing worth mentioning: The rooms (or prison cells) smelt absolutely horrible. Our room (the beds and the sink) weren't clean and the room was very small. The mattresses were... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

If looking for a lively location in the heart of Amsterdam then this fits the bill. The price you pay is complete squalor. Photo is misleading it is of another street. Place is ill maintained and filthy. Breakfast is bread available to toast, tub of margarine, jam & tea or coffee. Would avoid at all costs.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Only positive aspect to this hostel was the location. Now for the downsides - Firstly we arrived to a very unfriendly grunt to say that we are early at to leave our bags at return at 1pm. This was ok but could of been explained better. Now, the room (prison cell) was far from comfortable - there was no space... More

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Angers, Pays de la Loire, France
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Hostel Orfeo offered comfortable beds (although the rooms were quite small) at a great price. The toilets and shower facilities were fine for the price. Free WiFi and breakfast was included. The hotel staff is VERY friendly and helpful. Great location, located right near a major tram stop.

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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*
Number of rooms: 20
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