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Amsterdam Hostel Uptown

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 147, 1017 PZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Hotel The Rookies) (Stadsdeel Zuid)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2008
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2008

Tired, small, dirty over priced rooms !!! Beware travellers the owner Billy is a thief he stole cash and a mobile phone out of our room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2008

I stayed here in May with a friend of mine, he had stayed before and recommended it highly. The location is fantastic, the room was immaculate and the staff were great - slightly crazy, in a good way (to be expected given the kind of hotel it is)! We had a deluxe twin with bath, the beds were very comfortable,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2008

This is the second time I have chosen to stay in the Uptown Hotel, main reason is because its a good value hotel in Leidseplein and this is my favourite area in Amsterdam. There is such a good selection of restaurants, bars and coffeeshops. Trams 1, 2 or 5 will get you to Leidseplein square from Central Station and then... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2008

I had no hand in choosing this hotel, so I was nervous of its suitability to begin with, however my traveling companions had done themselves proud with their choice. Hotel Uptown shares its management with the The Rookies Coffee Shop, which is in itself a great place to hang out, and is a great place to wait for those in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2007

stayed at the rookies hotel and found it to be exactly what I expected. It is a great value for the money, just do not expect 3 or 4 stars. The room was a tad small(but very clean) for a single, but it is amsterdam and I expected that. The staff was very friendly and helpful. This hotel is geared... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2007

10 of us stayed at the Hotel Rookies (Hotel Uptown as it used to be called) for a stag weekend. The hotel was quite far out, probably about 30 minutes walk from Centraal Station but with easy access to Trams and Taxis its not a problem, in fact I'd rather stay here than closer to the Centre. Our rooms were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2007

I was very taken with this small and well located hotel. Arriving around 11am after a 12 hour flight, I was met at reception by John. Now John is a strangely engaging fellow, whose quick wit was always amusing. I had requested a room at the "back" of the hotel which was a good move for me because it got... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2007

Hotel Uptown is a darling little hotel with very friendly service, very clean rooms and a perfect location. If you're looking for lavish and spacious quarters, this is not the place for you. If you are looking for a clean, safe place to unload your luggage and sleep/shower, this is perfect. The staff was extremely friendly and offered to help... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2007

The stay at the Hotel Uptown/Rookies was typically great. I have staryed here no less than 5 times and have had excellent service every time. The staff remembers me by name and addresses me every time I arrive in a very cordial manner. Especially helpful is John, who always goes the extra mile for me. This is the best value... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2007

This was our second visit to Hotel Uptown/Hotel Rookies. We stay at this property specifically because of their liberal smoking policies. We will continue to return because of those policies, the rates, the value and the location. This is an easy ride from Centraal Station to Leidseplein or back to Centraal Station on the 1, 4 or 5 trams. From... More 

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Address: Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 147, 1017 PZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Hotel The Rookies)
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Stadsdeel Zuid
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Amsterdam Hostel Uptown 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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