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Leidsekruistraat 14, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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2039 Total Reviews
  • 61%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 74%Staff
  • 66%Atmosphere
  • 64%Cleanliness
  • 57%Facilities

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This hostel is in a good area near Vodel Prk and the Rijkmusem. Its only about a five minute walk to the red light district but a little bit out of the chaos of it. The staff is helpful.


The staff was super nice and helpful, location is just perfect - I loved going out and finding myself right at the canal, the street was full of people so I felt very safe even alone in the night. Breakfast included in the price was a nice touch. The bathroom was big and shared by 10 people, which is not the worst I have seen. There were no lockers in the room, but there was a possibility to keep your valuables safe at the reception. Overall, it is simple, but really ok for few nights.


Not the most modern or stylish of hostel, but it's a reasonable price, the beds are comfortable, the bathroom and rooms are clean and the location is pretty good for central Amsterdam. Can't really complain overall!

  • 18th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Definitely worth paying for, the hostel is located in the right area. Will definitely recommend this hostel for someone else.


I have been backpacking for one month now and this is both the most expensice hostel i have stayed in and also the worst one. The rooms are tiny so you basicly wake up snuggeling with a stranger every morning. The toilet is the smallest one i have ever seen. The staff was racist towards people from belgium so watch out if you are from there. The only good thing about this hostel is the location. And if it wasnt as expensice as it is i would have no complaints but for the price i expect better


Dirty, overpriced. Staff is nice enough though, and the common room is decently sized.


Should have realised from the close up pictures of taps that this hostel wasn't going to be the best!


The 50 year old women in our room was a little weird. Most hostels have age limits. Also the facilities were a little run down.


hostel orfeo is amazing. Nice cleans bathrooms.Common spaces were perfect to meet other travelers. The staff was awesome. They were always super friendly and had great local recommendations.

  • 30th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


This is a really great hostel that I would recommend definitely . It is in a great location right in the centre within walking distance to the museum square, the hostel has really nice clean atmosphere, and the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. It is the best hostel I've stayed at in Amsterdam.

  • 30th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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