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Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam

Frans Van Mierisstraat 69 a, 1071RL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Janson Hostel)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Arad, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good location easy to get there. If you arrive before the time you can't put the luggage there and comeback later to do a check in you need wait outside to check in. The room full in bed you don't have any space to get your bed. There have only 3 toilet room for all building (12 poeple in room)... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all it is expensive for no service in return! There is no place to hang out except on your own bed, no kitchen or even a coffee machine. There is only three bathrooms in the hostel with the toilets included and the WiFi didn't work! So even if it is located in a nice neighbourhood we do not... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, this place is WAY overpriced. The rooms are tiny, no steps to top bunk, bathroom disgusting and smelly. No lockers in the rooms and NO OUTLETS. Staff was rude, wouldn't even let us sit in the common area. Overcharged for every small thing. Avoid this at all costs!!!!!

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i have just stayed at this hostel for three nights. Firstly the accommodation was fine and had good access by tram to the city centre. When I got there I wanted to pay for my accommodation by debit card but they told me if I didn't pay cash they would charge me the equivalent of accommodation for 5 people. That... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed with a group of 6 18y/o girls on a backpacking trip round Europe. The location was great, close to Leidseplein and the metro. We were also offered bicycle hire at a fairly reasonable price, and it saved us having to try and find an independent hire shop elsewhere in the city. The staff were really friendly and were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Central location, calm area. Rudimental facilities, no breakfast/cooking option, no common areas, warm water and showers not optimal. Rooms were small, but staff very helpful and friendly. All in all very basic, but works for a night.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The arrangement of the beds were horrendous! Too many beds were crammed in one room. Highly uncomfortable. The hostel is okay for a one night stop. If you're staying for longer time, I do not recommend it. The location however was extremely convenient. Good restaurants can be found in the area.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

When we arrived we were told that the communal area (where we planned to hang out, meet people, get breakfast) was closed for renovation. We were not told this prior to our visit and it meant that we had no where to sit and relax, especially since the bunk beds in our room were too low to sit on without... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Do not stay here if you want to be able to enter your room without a massive confrontation! When I checked in, I was told that guests do not receive a key to the front door, but that this was not a problem because “someone is always here.” This proved not to be the case at a time no later... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This place is the worst you can get when it comes to accommodation. Don't bother, look elsewhere, worst accommodation experience of my life. A lot worse than what's depicted in the photos, extremely rude and unhelpful staff, extremely dirty, extremely expensive. I really cannot find enough negative adjectives to describe this place. Do yourself a favour and stay away from... More 

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Staying in Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)

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Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark, the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping destinations of PC Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat, Cornelis Schuytstraat, and Jacob Obrechtstraat, where even the shop window displays are of museum quality. In the evenings, when the museums close and the daytrippers head home, the area becomes a quiet oasis of calm with a sophisticated and urbane tone.
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