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Backpacker accommodation

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Backpacker accommodation

Hi, can anyone recommend backpackers accommodation in central Amsterdam ? Looking for cost effective but safe accommodation.

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1. Re: Backpacker accommodation

Hi there,

Www.stayokay.nl has great quality, but not the cheapest. Otherwise just search the forum and accomodation with keyword 'hostel' - plenty of choice but often one gets what one pays for...

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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If you're under 40, you can stay at the Flying Pig downtown. I've not been to it personally but the reviews are decent. There is another branch near the Vondelpark which I did visit briefly to see a friend. There is a lot of weed smoking in their lounges, which may be good or bad, depending on your perspective.

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The most cost effective way is couchsurfing.org but you need to spend some time and effort finding a host and personalizing your couch requests. But if you manage to do that it will make for a free stay and if you're lucky also a fun way of seeing the city through a local's eyes and meeting their friends etc.

As for safety read the references other guests wrote.

And read the safety article I wrote about Amsterdam via the Top Questions.




Edited: 5:48 pm, September 13, 2013
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Flying pog uptown or downtown are cool hostels ive stayed a couple of times.. Under 40s only though.. Stayok, st christophers or winston hotel.... All great places... Have fun...

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5. Re: Backpacker accommodation

I have often stayed at Stayokay Stadsdoelen. Close enough to Centraal Station that you can walk to/from it if you wish (but of course you can also reach it by a short tram ride). Huge and safe lockers, breakfast included in the price. Very central.

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