We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Lovely and very personal place to stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cocomama

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Cocomama
Ranked #25 of 227 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
London
Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Lovely and very personal place to stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2013

We loved our stay at Cocomama. Comfortable, clean and stylish rooms, a great shared lounge and kitchen. A wonderful city. But most importantly, the staff and service here is really friendly and personal. The staff all know your name and greet you when you return, and take an interest in what you are doing. They are full of tips and advice on what to do if you want it. We were travelling with a toddler which is not ideal in any hostel really, but for friends, couples or solo travellers this is highly recommended.

Room Tip: All the rooms are great but there's a lot of stairs to the top floor so ask for a lower floor if...
See more room tips
  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank joellybaby
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

441 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    319
    83
    24
    10
    5
See reviews for
9
66
193
5
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (58)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Level Contributor
30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

The rooms were very clean, as was the rest of the hostel. The staff was friendly and very helpful in offering tips and ideas of where to go and what to do. They also offer different nightly activities which is a great chance to interact with others staying at the hostel. It is easy to access using the tram and there is a grocery store to buy food close by. The beds are one of the most comfortable I have slept in any hostel. Although it is slightly more expensive then other hostels in the area (not by much) it is well worth it. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Icarus223
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2013

Loved my stay at cocomamas! This was my second trip to amsterdam so I was familiar with the city. I would note that its not super close to the central station, but it is about a 20mins walk (so depends on your preference). The hostel staff were really friendly, and the kitchen/lounge area made it quite easy to make friends. The rooms are quite small, but this is probably reflective of the city. Also I stayed in a 4 person dorm and the bathroom is inside the room (was good for us because we were all friends, but could be annoying if you're trying to sleep and someone is up showering). Would definitely recommend cocomama :)

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank divy_d
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Level Contributor
17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

The hostel is really lovely! It's small but awesome! They have a full kitchen where you can use all the equipment you want. Everybody there is really receptive and nice. I don't know if the hostel area is safe or not, but I felt fine getting to the hostel at night. There's a lot of stairs to the bedrooms, but there is not a problem because the girls from the reception always help.
Very well located. We could walk around and go to every place.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Luiza B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Madrid, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

Great place to stay in Amsterdam! Close to the museums square and not so far to the center of the city, you can get there by foot in about 20 min. The staff is really nice and includes a friendly cat. There are several supermarkets in the surroundings and the kitchen has everything you may need to cook.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank guacamolengo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2013

I stayed here for a week with my bf- we got the Forest Room and loved it! The women running the hostel were so sweet and welcoming and had a lot of tips for exploring the city. The location was a little removed from the beaten path (which was a relief after a nightmare stay for a night at the noisy, dirty and rowdy Flying Pig Hostel). We paid extra to have our laundry done and they returned it to us clean and folded which was so sweet. The room itssef was beautiful, the only downside is it seemed like the bed was actually two twin beds pushed together with a full mattress over it- I could feel the wooden ledge of the beds running down the center of our mattress which was a bit uncomfortable. Besides that it was great and I would definitely recommend it if you have a bit extra money to spare.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank MT1098
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Lotje H, Owner at Cocomama, responded to this review, March 6, 2013
Dear MT1098,

Thank you for leaving us a review, we are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We have had complaints about the bed in our Forest room before, so we have replaced this bed a few months ago with a brand new custom built bed.
We hope you're well and to see you back in Amsterdam again soon!

Warm regards,

Lotje
Cocomama
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2013

Perfect hostel, I stayed for four nights. Everything was great, room, bed, bathroom, kitchen... Staff was friendly and very helpful and gave me lot informations about Amsterdam. hostel also has really nice garden.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Ivan M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Amsterdam hotels
Plantage & the East
Ecomama Hotel
Ecomama Hotel
#9 of 227 in Amsterdam
4.5 of 5 bubbles 240 reviews
Generator Hostel Amsterdam
#10 of 227 in Amsterdam
4.5 of 5 bubbles 452 reviews
CityHub
#3 of 227 in Amsterdam
4.5 of 5 bubbles 251 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Centrum
Stayokay Hostel Amsterdam Stadsdoelen
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Flying Pig Uptown
Flying Pig Uptown
#7 of 227 in Amsterdam
4.0 of 5 bubbles 789 reviews
ClinkNOORD
#12 of 227 in Amsterdam
4.0 of 5 bubbles 705 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Cocomama? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Cocomama

Property: Cocomama
Address: Westeinde 18, 1017 ZP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Stadsdeel Zuid
Amenities:
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 227 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cocomama 2*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cocomama offers the best of both worlds in a super central location in Amsterdam. The luxury and comfort of a hotel and the atmosphere (and budget) of a hostel. The rooms are all Holland themed and range from private doubles to 6-bed dorms (and everything in between). You might share a bathroom in some of the dorms, but those luxurious mattresses and feather duvets are everywhere. Even more importantly, at MAMA, you're not on your own. Travel stories are shared, as is the dinner table. It's a place where you'll make friends and hang out with other international trotters alike in the private garden, living room, cinema, or cook dinner in the fully-equipped kitchen (perfect to keep costs down). And if that doesn't keep you busy enough, the staff organises tons of activities, and Joop (the adorable house cat, a.k.a. man of the house), is there to get cuddled 24/7 too. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotels.com, HostelWorld and Agoda so you can book your Cocomama reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Cocomama Hotel Amsterdam

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing