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Hostelworld visits CLINK NOORD Hostel in Amsterdam

Hostelworld visits CLINK NOORD Hostel in Amsterdam

Last week we flew to Amsterdam for the opening bash of the latest addition to the Clink hostel family. The Clink NOORD building was used as a testing lab in the 1920s, so naturally the party was themed with skeletons, an alcoholic laboratory and wondrous food experiments served on petri dishes. The lab coated, goggle-speckled…

Hostel of the Week Stayokay Vondelpark, Amsterdam

Hostel of the Week Stayokay Vondelpark, Amsterdam

A monumental chalet building overlooking the largest city park in Amsterdam, you’d be forgiven in thinking you’ve just stepped onto a 1930’s movie set. Aside from the rather ravishing location, it’s also crawling distance from Leidseplein, a lively neighbourhood brimming with places to eat and drink with everything from Argentinian to Indonesian on offer. There’s…

Hostel of the Week Flying Pig Downtown, Amsterdam

Hostel of the Week Flying Pig Downtown, Amsterdam

If you’re looking for a hostel with the true Amsterdam spirit, then head downtown to the Flying Pig. The 18th century building-turned-hostel has an almost perfectly central location with a 9.7/10 rating from Hostelworld customers. It’s on the doorstep of the Central Station, the Red Light District, and the city’s main shopping street  – perfect…

15 of the best places for coffee in Amsterdam

15 of the best places for coffee in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is world-famous for its “coffee shops” that offer more than just a cup of coffee, but in recent years there’s been an explosion of amazing places to get high on good old-fashioned caffeine. Read on for your ultimate guide to coffee in Amsterdam. 1. Caffènation Amsterdam Well-known Belgian roaster Caffènation recently opened its first…

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