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Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Bed & Sheet are clean, and u should be a real backpackers they no elevator here stair very small , bathroom so small. Hidden in the streets I pass by twice. At the corner its s restaurant but u shout go grab food at supermarkets and yes it close to the Vangoh Museum

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Barcelona, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I couldn't wait to leave this hostel. The toilet in our room still had poo inside of it when we checked in (not just stains, but small pieces of it sitting in the bowl), the floor was covered in dirt and the room smelt bad. To make matters worse, when we told the receptionist that there was still poo in... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A few friends and I visited Amsterdam on a backpacking holiday in the summer of 2015. As we were quite late in booking it meant that there wasn't much choice left of the higher rated hostels/hotels so we ended up staying at hostel Cosmos. Prior to arriving we read a number of terrible reviews on the hostel on this website... More 

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Paris, France
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This is the most horrible hostel I've ever seen. Rooms are small, no lader to go on the upper bed, you have to go up the toilet to go into the shower, staff not friendly, price too high considering the quality. Except the cat, nothing is nice there ! Run away from this place.

Drogheda, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I stayed here recently on a trip to Amsterdam. I'm not used to hostels but as I was travelling alone, I did not want to fork out too much for a hotel. My expectations were quite low but I was pleasantly surprised upon staying here. The staff are friendly and when I checked in one of the reception guys (don't... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

First of all, please note, that it is excellent for this tiny price and my expectations! You should not hope for luxury, this is a real budget hostel. It is few steps from Concert Hall at Museumplien. I enjoyed the perfect location. Good spot to start a tourist day. Rijks Museum, Van Gogh Museum and other sights are really steps... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Liked the location, only a five minute walk to the famous museumplein which is a huge attraction when visiting Amsterdam. There is a tram stop pretty much across the road from which there are two trams that take you to the centre of the city within 20 minutes. I was in a room of 12 which had triple bunks. The... More 

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Initially I was going to leave this place a scathing review - quite far (walking) from the city centre, no real nice cafes, shops or much of anything near by. Tram stops are quite close but nobody in staff inform you how to actually get a ticket, it has to be on a pre purchased card with credit. The rooms... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here many years ago in a shared dorm room, it was quite adequate with clean sheets and hot showers, perfect for what we needed. I remember the stairs being very steep and interesting to negotiate after a night out but we managed fine and added to the experience of Amsterdam.

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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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Additional Information about Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam

Address: Frans Van Mierisstraat 69 a, 1071RL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Janson Hostel)
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier) , Museumplein
Price Range: $50 - $574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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