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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Oudezijds Achterburgwal 118/120, 1012 DT Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District)
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Heart of Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 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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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 via mobile

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

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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Everything was nice here other than there was no kitchen and the bathroom smelled terrible. The beds were comfortable and my luggage was safe! The vibe wasn't the best and the wifi was sometimes slow. The location was perfect and near a grocery store. I felt safe at night and I would stay here again.

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Hamburg, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We had a private room and we got stolen, the staff members didn´t really care and same with the manager... The location is right in the middle of the red light district, just remember to lock your stuff before leaving the room!

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I stayed at the Heart of Amsterdam for four nights last week November, I have come home covered in bed bug bites.... I have had to attend hospital for treatment, rooms were dark and smelt, doctor said mattress mus infested..... would never stay at this hotel again, there are other reviews on here that also state people have been badly... More 

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Address: Oudezijds Achterburgwal 118/120, 1012 DT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Heart of Amsterdam 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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