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“nightmare of Amsterdam”
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Heart of Amsterdam
Ranked #103 of 237 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
Reviewed October 25, 2012

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

Location was perfect. Good breakfast. Hostel was not that clean, though. I made the mistake to stay in a 12 bed room. We had people walking in and out all night long. I just think it was too expensive for what that was. Not a good vibe really.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

You get what u pay for, rooms were clean enough, breakfast was included with my deal I would not pay for the breakfast as it was so limited. Everyone seemed nice and helpful will
Be going again next time I go to Amsterdam :)

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed September 27, 2012

The Hostel smelt awful. The receptionist was unfriendly and unhelpful. The rooms are tiny. The stairs leading up to the hostel are dangerpus. There are permanent road works outside and the atmosphere is dire. We didnt even stay it was that bad. Seriously needs decorating. A mens only hostel. waste of my deposit. Livid to say the least.

Room Tip: Dont book here. Its awful and theres plenty of nice hotels there.
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  • Stayed: January 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 24, 2012 via mobile

I have stayed at the heart of amsterdam hotel for the last 2 years and think this is a awesom hotel. For anyone who is going to amsterdam for the coffee shops this is the hotel for you. Its situated perfectly with a coffee shop just across the canal and loads more near by. Its clean and has friendly staff. The hotel has movie themed rooms (we stayed in pulp fiction and highlander), basically just a picture on the wall but quite cool when experimenting, lol. Would definately come back here!!

  • Stayed: November 2011
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

Clean hostel, in central location. For a hostel I was quite impressed with cleanliness and friendliness of staff. I usually prefer hotels for security purposes, but would stay again.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed September 8, 2012

As soon as we arrived at the hotel, the first thing you noticed was the endless scaffolding surrounding the building. When we checked in our room was sweltering hot and there were men with power tools working just outside the window and on the roof. Naps are not an option in this hotel. Further more, one of our group got put in a 12 person dorm instead of the single room he booked online. When we complained the staff were completly reluctant to take any responsibility or offer any solution/compromise. Other than that, the Hotel is located perfectly and is but a 2 minute walk from the closest coffee shop.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Heart of Amsterdam

Address: Oudezijds Achterburgwal 118/120, 1012 DT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #103 of 237 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
Price Range: $28 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Heart of Amsterdam 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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