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Central Station Hostel

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location, near the Dam Square, was fantastic for walking to the essential tourist spots in Amsterdam. However, as it was tucked in one of the alleys, it was a little difficult to spot. The staff tried their best to help us with their limited command of English, but did not go out of their way to assist us. The...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The stairs are a pain (especially with a large pack). There is no common area to hang out. The shower drain was clogged. The hostel has a bit of a weird vibe.... But the location is absolutely amazing! If you aren't a picky person this hostel will be fine for you. Decently cheap.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

This hostel was really lovely. Great location in the city. Close to the train station and red light district. Clean rooms and bathroom (stayed in an all girls dorm). The staff was amazing and so helpful and the stairs were not as terrible as we read in other reviews. Would stay there again.

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Dornbirn, Austria
Reviewed September 29, 2016

I went with my mother and two cousins to have a weekendtrip in Amsterdam. Staying at central station hostel is very convenient as it is right in the middle of Amsterdam. Outside of the hostel you are able to rent bikes.

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Reviewed September 23, 2016

you're mostly paying for the location, beds were comfortable enough, staff were pretty disinterested but not rude, housekeeping was friendly. Only 5-6 lockers in a 10 bed dorm and 3 didn't lock. still would stay again because it's so convenient and quite cheap for the area.

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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Hostel was easy to find from Central Station. Down Damrak to Damstraat, which is just the other side of the National Monument in Dam Square. Turn right at At Rene's Croissants and the gate is on the left! Checked in on the Saturday afternoon...it was quick and easy! FYI-There is a 5% surcharge is paying by card. Stairs are narrow...

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Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

This hostel was hard to find but once found was a great little location. No common area so you are either in your room or not in the hostel -which was fine for me. The rooms were very clean and the bathroom nice. It says staff is 24h but I had 2 incidents which made me think otherwise.. We had...

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Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

I stayed there with my friend for 3 nights. I was pleasantly surprised with the price and cleanness of the place, we were just a bit unlucky with out roommates as we had to have messy ones. The staff is very friendly and kept taking care of us, and the location is absolutely amazing.

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County Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed August 30, 2016

The location (despite being down a creepy looking ally) was very good, just off dam square and close enough to everything. This was great news for us as we wanted to spend as little time as possible in the hostel itself. The stairs gave me a fright everyday with how steep they were and there was never an offer from...

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Bordeaux, France
Reviewed August 27, 2016

We stayed at this hostel one night only, but it was too much. The dorm wasn't very clean, the staff gave us beds that already belonged to other people. The stairs are indeed very steep, but not too dangerous if you're being careful. Can be tough with a suitcase though. About 10 mins walk to the train station, but other...

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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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Address: Steenhouwerssteeg 5, 1012 HJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Price Range: $20 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“I think some rooms have less stairs to get to, could inquire about that if needs be.”
 of 5 bubbles 255lydiah, Jul 11, 2016 | Read review
“try getting one of the beds close to the windows”
 of 5 bubbles SarahA778, Jun 15, 2016 | Read review
“Bring a lock with you, bring an extra towel, Floor in bathroom will get slippery. Bring Toilet roll.”
 of 5 bubbles kevintU7171QH, Nov 29, 2015 | Read review
“Location is amazing”
 of 5 bubbles PaulJW7, Jul 6, 2015 | Read review
“Room 5 - lots of space. An incredibly annoying neighbour's cat - howling at all hours of the day/night.”
 of 5 bubbles RobynYSDobson, May 14, 2015 | Read review
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