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Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hoatel is TERRIBLE!!! Definitely the worst I have ever been! Lets star with the beginning: the reception girls are super rude! (specially the blonde one with the nose piercing)... If you arrive before the check-in time, you are not allowed to leave your stuff because "there's no space" (which was a lie because I saw the living area all...

Thank Leslee B
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I have travelled a lot... always been in hostel ... always cheap and I can said that i never been unsatisfact like in this place . Starting from the welcome , workers are really unfriendly and not able to help ... the hostel is really small ... I was in a room for 8 people where there is no place...

Thank Silvia T
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 September 2016

One of the greatest welcoming i had in my experience with hostels! I finally had a great conversation with the friendly receptionist "Issy" when i arrived. I even saved time because he is a local and he informed me better that can do a website or a tourist office! Then about the hostel, it was really great as well. All...

1Thank marin_godec
New Zealand
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Firstly when you get to the airport get the train to city centre then get the BUS to the Van Gough museum. It will save you so much money on a taxi. Rooms were nice and the young girl and older man were SUPER friendly and welcoming and not to mention that beautiful cat! I asked to move beds though...

Thank nmayers2013
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 15 August 2016

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This hostel is cheap and well located, close to museums and staff is pretty nice. I stayed in a room with 12 beds, thinking there would be 6 bunk beds beds, but there were 4 3-level bunk beds, so imagine staying at the very top it's not convenient at all! There is no kitchen or anything to make yourself a...

Thank jo_est_fine
Reviewed 1 August 2016

There are plenty rules and come with hefty fines if they're not adhered to. Checking out late, after 10 am, is charged with an entire days extra cost. The hostel also only takes cash, so make sure to have some on hand. A deposit for the room key is required. The showers and bathroom are small and relatively cramped, but...

Thank Tariq A
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

How to start... Here are many reasons why you should not go to this hostel when bagpacking: - rooms are small and not that clean - no kitchen/fridge to store your food or cook so you have to eat outside - you need to pay for everything: lockers, key, luggage storage (we needed to pay 3€ to store our bags...

Thank esthers662
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Worst place I've ever been to, sleep on the streets might be a better idea than this hostel, the rooms were dirty, the staff is either rude or useless, if you arrive before ypur check-in time they don't let you inside of the place, security is terrible as well.

Thank Thiago B
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Bed & Sheet are clean, and u should be a real backpackers they no elevator here stair very small , bathroom so small. Hidden in the streets I pass by twice. At the corner its s restaurant but u shout go grab food at supermarkets and yes it close to the Vangoh Museum

Thank sulle2545

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Staying in Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)

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Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark, the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping destinations of PC Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat, Cornelis Schuytstraat, and Jacob Obrechtstraat, where even the shop window displays are of museum quality. In the evenings, when the museums close and the daytrippers head home, the area becomes a quiet oasis of calm with a sophisticated and urbane tone.
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Additional Information about Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam

Address: Frans Van Mierisstraat 69 a, 1071 RL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Janson Hostel)
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier) , Museumplein
Price Range: €15 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Be firm with reception if your room is still dirty.”
 of 5 bubbles MeowBatmanSymbol, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you sleep on the bottom bunk you might sleep in”
 of 5 bubbles F8803HC, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“Be careful to choose female only room if You are a female alone! The others are almost only male rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles LauraD_Bud, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“You cannot chose the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles in_sy2014, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The private bathroom is very small and not worth paying for.”
 of 5 bubbles jacobd272, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
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