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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Thank Mason A
Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

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Thank Lily S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank Mateja R
County Wexford, Ireland
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and found it to be an alright hostel. In order to get access to the hostel you need to walk down an alley which can be a bit creepy late at night if you're on your own. The hostel is situated just off Dam square which is a great location as its near the... More 

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Thank Olivia M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the central station hostel, with two friends, for 6 nights. Despite having contacted central station twice (and raising my concerns whilst there which fell on deaf ears) I have heard nothing back. I therefore feel compelled to share my sheer disappointment and bitterness at our experience of this hostel. I will go as far to say this... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Stayed a couple of nights here. The steps are very steep so would only recommend to able bodied people who can carry all their luggage with ease. Shared a bedroom with 9 other people but they were all quiet so that was fab. Only had one bathroom however which meant sometime you needed to wait a long time to use... More 

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Thank Lydia H
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Great for its location and accessibility from the local train station but lacks a communal area (although we were aware of this before our stay). Staff were friendly but sometimes were unable to direct us to places we wanted to go. Unsure if this was due to a language barrier or if they didn't know where the place was, but... More 

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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 Central Station Hostel

Address: Steenhouwerssteeg 5, 1012 HJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Price Range: $28 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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