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Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam

Frans Van Mierisstraat 69 a, 1071RL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Janson Hostel)
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Ranked #135 of 195 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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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 

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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Very good , the stuff were very helpfull , suitable mainly for solo travelers but not only , location is good near the Van Gogh museum and the Stedelijk museum and 10-15 minutes of walking from the Rijksmuseum

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I stayed here with 3 friends in a private room (we had our own bathroom). The staff we're amazing and even came to check on my friend when he had come in ill one night. There was construction work going on on the outside of the hotel and the area was quite noisy when trying to sleep but for the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We booked a 12-bed mixed dorm for 3nights. We checked-in at 9pm, and could not believe our eyes. A 5square meter dorm wth 6 bunk beds on top of each other with no windows and no space to walk because of guests luggage. The hallways in construction, feet smell all over. Jut the worse. We couldn't stand it and decided... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My initial intention was not to write a review of this place but rather just get over it and live on. But post reading all the sarcastic and childish response's from the cosmos management on this site, I thought I'd clear some things up. The location is the ONLY saving grace for this dire wallow establishment, yes it's in a... More 

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

Dear Nsxflexa, Thank you for your feedback. We have also replied to your friend Alex P. We will certainly improve and will take the things you mentioned in consideration. We still hoped you enjoyed Amsterdam. Kind regards, Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam 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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