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Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam

Frans Van Mierisstraat 69 a, 1071RL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Janson Hostel)
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Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam
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Ranked #128 of 192 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I stayed here for just one night in the 12 bed dormitory. Yeah, it's a bit packed but it wasn't too bad really. It's perfect for sleeping and getting back on the road. Our room faced the road, I was worried that it might get pretty noisy but it was cool. Slept soundly. The room was clean with clean sheets... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Our duration was 4 nights. Got kicked out before the4th night. Rooms was smaller than perceived in photo. Wasn't allowed guest knowing we were tourist. Rude and disrespectful customer service overall.

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Stayed in the 6 bed private room. Legit experience. Cheapest beds we could find in Amsterdam hands down. Guys that worked the front desk were legit. Great advice on how to see the city. No breakfast option, which would be nice, but you can't ask for everything for this price. Locker cost 1 euro also, which is....meh. Overall the best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

After reading many of the reviews on Cosmos hostel when me and my friend arrived we weren't expecting anything particularly nice. However, must say we were both pleasantly surprised :) The man on the reception was very polite and gave us a map circling all the places we wanted to go, and even writing down the buses and trams we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I loved spending time at the Hotel Cosmos in Amsterdam! My friend and I arrived a little later at night so we were pretty exhausted, but the front desk workers were very friendly and happy to give us advice. They reached for a map right away and directed us to all the places we should see, as well as gave... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I paid 25 euros per night which was expensive in itself. Staircase was very narrow and very hard to climb. I tipped over while I was climbing. I got a top bed and it was impossible to climb up to the bed without using a chair. Once I laid down on the bed, there was hardly any room to turn... More 

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Hostelcosmos A, Front Office Manager at Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay. We would like to correct some details you have mentioned. We do not have only 12 person room, there is only 2. And these are the cheapest without shower and toilet. This means we have more rooms with a private shower and toilet, these cost more, but we don't have rooms for 1... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The hostel was clean and in a good location, close to the museums and a tram stop, but not much going on at night. However the hostel only had two (very cramped) bathrooms which meant long queues in the morning. As well as this the bunk beds did not have ladders or sides to them. Furthermore the hostel was extortionate... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Because of the low prices my expectations weren't very high to begin with. But my opinion rapidly changed, it was easy to find, a two minute walk from the Museumplein tram stop, 10 minutes on the tram from centraal station, in the center of the museum square and near the I amsterdam sign. I stayed with friends in a 6... More 

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Minsk, Belarus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Next time I will be in Amsterdam - I will defenetly stay here. Great location, 30 mins walking from a Central Station, great staff, clean rooms and bathrooms and lovely female cat named Simba :) Thank you guys!!!

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