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Cocomama
Ranked #18 of 221 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
New York City, New York
1 review
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“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2014

If you're looking to stay at a place with gorgeous women running it and amazing rooms to stay in. This is it. Unfortunately my friends and I only had the chance to stay one night before leaving but parting was such sweet sorrow...thanks for the pasta dinner and the wine.
Cheers <3

  • Stayed March 2014
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Diamond Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2014

I stayed at Cocomama with my partner for 4 nights in Feb. We had a brilliant time from start to finish. The hostel has a very cosy, personal feeling from all the guests and especially the staff. The common area made it very easy to meet other travellers and the staff organise activities for every night. It felt more like a home than it did a hostel. The rooms are a little tight but it wasn't a problem for us at all. It's a short walk or a quick tram ride to the main square. So if you don't mind being just out of dam square then this is the place for you!

We will definitely be back! Thank you Cocomama!!

  • Stayed February 2014
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Kingsville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere is amazing. Very friendly staff and activities every night. The common area is always full of people who are easy going and talkative. I had a fantastic stay there. Not to mention it is very clean! And the beds are easily the most comfortable I've slept in at a hostel- especially the pillows!

Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2014

Why would you stay anywhere else? I loved this place - the staff go above and beyond to be helpful and make everyone feel incredibly welcome, there's a great lounge room for when the weather's no good, you can rent a bike for five euros, the other guests staying there were lovely, there's a social event every night - whether it's a pub crawl or pasta night - so you're never short of things to do. One warning: it's so good that no other hostel will ever feel good enough again. Stay here and you'll wish you never had to carry on.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2014

I was just at Cocomama last week, at the end of my 6 week Euro trip and it was easily the best hostel I stayed in. Franchise hostels get the job done, but Cocomama was different. The atmosphere is the thing that makes it a class above. It's just so friendly. They organise awesome events each night, like pub crawls, dinner nights, wine nights and nights out.
I just had the best time there and felt comfortable and safe, whilst meeting so many people.
The staff were so lovely and amazing. They were always around to talk as well if no one else was.
You must stay here if you're in Amsterdam.
Mitch - Straya xx.

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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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Thank MitchStrayaHex
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2014

Cocomama was an absolute delight to visit, the staff are all lovely, and the hostel itself lovely. I stayed in the well equipped Brothel room (6 bed dorm), which had decent size lockers, and a great ensuite- but you'd be crazy to spend any time there when they offer such an amazing common room. Really well equipped with fridge for storing food, as well as an honesty bar, stove with free pasta on offer, a couple of 6 seater tables and a great comfy lounge and ipod dock for music. It was tempting to just stay in rather than leave!

Each night they offer a different activity I'd recommend everyone gets involved with, I was a solo traveller and met some wonderful people.

Couldn't recommend Cocomama enough!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2014

By far the best place in town… If you're looking for a great hostel.. walkable from the city centre nice atmosphere and great staff Coco Mama is the place to be.

Always welcomed by a smile from the friendly staff a stay there is a absolute treat when visiting Amsterdam. All the rooms have different Holland related themes and are super clean. The living room has a fully equipped kitchen and homey vibe… books.. dvd's.. video games and even a garden.. I was trying to look for something that wasn't good but just couldn't find anything to complain about… Highly recommend a stay at Coco Mama.

OH and the house cat Joop is the cutest thing ever!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
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Property: Cocomama
Address: Westeinde 18, 1017 ZP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Stadsdeel Zuid
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Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 221 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 
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