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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed June 21, 2010

No complaints about this hostel. A little dark, and the decor is strange but that's what makes it unique! Great location. People should understand that it's a *hostel* as in, not a luxury hotel so do not expect anything amazing! Of course it will be a little dirty and stinky, and very public. But that's what a hostel IS! We...

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on the move
Reviewed May 31, 2010

I’m writing this review because I too (like you) have read the horror stories of some of the hostels in Amsterdam and also read some of bad reviews this one. Personally, I don’t think those reviews are warranted. The Heart of Amsterdam hostel is a good hostel. I travelled to Amsterdam in mid April 2010 and stayed for 3 nights...

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Reviewed May 24, 2010

Not for romantic couples thats for sure, bathroom small but clean, beds to small and cramped, but location great, wifi.. budget hotel.. i would only recommend this hotel if ur on a budget, lads hols or something cheap.

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jersey
Reviewed March 9, 2010

we arrived at the hotel late afternoon. as we entered the room, there was 3 beds as i only expected 1 or 2.the light broke and they didn,t fix it. the noise.............. oh my god it was crasy all these kids that were stayng there 17,18 year olds.the walls were old the silling was ready to collapse at any time.the...

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Brighton
Reviewed January 18, 2010

After reading some of the reviews i was a little off put but upon my arrival all had diminished. we stayed in the six man dormitory which consisted of three bunk beds all of which were perfectly comfortable. we had our own bathroom with shower which was clean with loads of hot water! there was also a 28" TV in...

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uk
Reviewed January 13, 2010

well i called at amsterdam and stopped here again.still not been up for the food...lol..nice clean and value for money as always.only thing i was dissapointed with was the internet is not available after 12am(midnight)the guy at the counter said.strang.would recomened.

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London
Reviewed November 24, 2009

I travelled to Amsterdam with just one friend, myself and another girl and we are both 22. In terms of location we couldnt have asked for anything better, as it is right in the heart of the red light district and very easy to find. When we booked our room we were told to give an estimated time of arrival,...

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NYC
Reviewed July 15, 2009

I had to book a hostel very last minute in the summer, no easy task. Heart of Amsterdam was available and in a good location. Located at the very bottom of the Red Light District, it was both close to Central station and to my friend's accommodations further south. It may be in the RLD but it is only a...

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California
Reviewed June 10, 2009

I stayed here my senior year of high school and was prepared to party. You have to realize you are smack dab in the middle of the red light district. There are prostitutes in windows right across the street and drug dealers trying to sell you who knows what. Over all our stay was OK we booked a room with...

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Shazviv
Reviewed April 7, 2009

Initially I was a little nervous about staying here considering its location and some unpleasant reviews that I had read, but any doubts were gone after the first day!! All the bad reviews seem to be from before they renovated! We arrived at 11 in the morning thinking that we would have to leave our luggage in the luggage room...

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Staying in Red Light District (De Wallen)

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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Additional Information about Heart of Amsterdam

Address: Oudezijds Achterburgwal 118/120, 1012 DT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Price Range: $50 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Heart of Amsterdam 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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