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Heart of Amsterdam

2.0 of 5
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 118/120, 1012 DT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #91 of 190 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited here last week with 6 other friends and all managed to get put in a room together with no other lodger which was good! Staff were very helpful and helped where the best places to go are. Located right on the red light district which is in walking distance to everything you could want to see or just hop... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there for 4 nights and had a really nice stay. I found the staff helpful and very friendly. Our 8 beds dorm was spacious (and so were the free lockers), the bathroom was impeccable when we arrived. Good quality shower too. Would definitely recommend!

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Essex, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is located central to everything and everywhere you want to go. It is only a 2* and you get wait you pay for beds and a place to shower. location great but I wouldn't pull back the bed sheets you may have a shock when you look at the mattresses. But let's be honest you don't do to... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Having not stayed in a hostel before and reading some of the reviews on here we were very wary about the lace. From the outside it seemed a bit daunting and scary, being two young females. Once we were in our room we were pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness of it. We were in the Lord of the Rings themed... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This was my first time staying in a hostel but we had a private room so felt a bit safer, room was modern/nicely furnished and clean. The location is literally right in the heart of Amsterdam and among the red light district. Apart from the cafes which are a minute's walk away, the bars and clubs were a 20minute walk... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This hostel is in the heart of the red light district so if you don't want to pass nearly naked women on your walk, not the best place to stay. The rooms were decent, kind of felt like we were in a dungeon but the beds were comfortable. The breakfast was good but you needed to get a chip from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We stayed here in December and have been to Amsterdam a few times before so we knew we wanted to be close to Dam Square. For what we paid considering how close we were to Dam Square and the location it was fantastic value! Have paid the same price and stayed on the outskirts of the centre so for the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights in October for Amsterdam Dance Event. Stayed in a 3 bed room with an ensuite. Had no complaints. Located in the middle of the red light district. Happy with everything. Only slight issue was that there was no lift and we were 6 flights of stairs to climb at the end of each night. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

My two friends and I (all 19 y/o) had a very positive experience staying in this hostel. We stayed in the House of Flying Daggers room, which was a triple bed. Our windows overlooked the red light district and the canal, so we had a good spot to watch everything that was going on. Couldn't believe how cheap it was... More 

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