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Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Frans Van Mierisstraat 69 a, 1071RL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Janson Hostel) (Museumplein)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a simple but clean and fun hostel. Was exactly what I needed and in a great location, also compared to other places at least affordable. If you are not picky and spend more time exploring the city than inside, you will like it. If they put a few chairs in the room and some hangers for clothing it would... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The bedrooms are atrocious. No shutters, so if you're coming in the summer be prepared to have sunlight shining on your face at 6AM. Staff didn't seem concerned with this as they had "never had complaints". The rooms are extremely hot and claustrophobic and the pillow you'll sleep on is like a leather cushion from a sofa or something. The... More

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

Dear Jose, Thank you for your stay! We are suprised by your comment. You choose to stay in our biggest and cheapest dorm. We cleaned your pillow and gave you brand new linen. We use normal curtains for our rooms. You really were the only that told us about light coming in the room, we thank you for this and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Rooms are absolutely tiny and filled to capacity with bunks, room was directly by the street and because of the packed nature of the room windows had to be left open meaning a very early wake up. Breakfast time is provided according to room number so if you're on the first floor it's 7am to 7.45am or too bad. I... More

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

the place is nothing special but it`s a good value for the money you pay. the staff is very friendly and the location is nice too. they have free w-lan for the guests and there is a nice cat called simba

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Me and a friend went here at the start of backpacking through Europe, so we were on a budget however it wasn't too modest. The accommodation was one of the cheapest we found, so it does seem €33 is allot for a hostel but others were much higher. I'll get to the basics I wanted to know as a first... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We paid €33 per night but this seems to be a general reflection of Amsterdam. It's an expensive place. The hostel was clean, guests were friendly and the staff helpful. Slice of hot floppy bread and jam for breakfast. It was an OK stay. The area was nice but it took around 30 mins walk to get the station with... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Cheap. Clean. Staff is very friendly. Beds are not that comfortable and there is no ladder to get on the upper bed. Tiny bathrooms but clean. Rooms are small in general. Simple breakfast: toast with jam or peanut butter and tea and coffee. Wifi is good. Free city maps. Easy to find. In total: it's quite okay.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This hostel was fine for the 6 nights I spent in Amsterdam, it was accommodating and the staff were helpful. The toilets/showers were not always that clean and as a solo traveler, big groups of people made it hard to meet people. But it was okay. A cute cat lives there.

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Address: Frans Van Mierisstraat 69 a, 1071RL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Janson Hostel)
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Museumplein
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam 2*
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