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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Full prepayment prior to arrival. 28 day cancellation policy

Additional Terms and Conditions

Unless booked through the Groups Desk, rooms may not be allocated together and may not be private. To ensure this happens we recommend that you contact the Groups Desk to arrange.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Great Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Only 10 minutes from the centre of Amsterdam we created a multi-functional playground for the curious new-age traveller ready to stretch their minds with new exhilarating experiences. Via Amsterdam is here to connect you to the local scene. May it be in the city or in one of our fly and fresh designed communal spaces. Our aim is to help you to travel differently and discover the city in creative new ways. Who is ‘you’? ‘You’ can be a group or an individual. ‘You’ can be corporate or leisure. One thing is sure. ‘You’ is welcome. Just come as you are.
Cycle hire is available directly from the property and can be used to cycle to see all the local attractions or directly into Amsterdam central.

Located right behind the east of the city, Via Amsterdam is only a 10 minutes metro ride away from Amsterdam centre and just 15 minutes to Amsterdam Central Station. Via Amsterdam is in the middle of the student campus which ensure that there is always a lively vibe. Everything anyone would need during a stay in Amsterdam is close by. From a supermarket to pizzeria and from a gym to café.

‘Urban elegance’ is how you could describe our minimalistic designed rooms. The focus is on the super comfy mattresses along with the crisp linen and fluffy pillows. The beds are custom build and equipped with headboard to ensure privacy and an electricity socket, USB chargers and headlight. Your valuables are safe as you have your personal locker / storage space. Let’s not forget the en suite bathrooms with kick-ass shower that will make sure you have all the energy you need for the energetic city life.

Via Amsterdam Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival.

Check in from 15:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 10:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards (No Amex), debit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes not included - city tax 2.00 EUR per person per night will be charged at the hostel.
Breakfast not included - 6.50 EUR per person per day.

General:

24 hour Reception.
No curfew.
Child friendly.
Non smoking.
Under 18 years must be accompanied with an adult when checking in/staying at the property, private dorms/rooms must be booked. No children can stay in share dorms.

Pets are not allowed with the exception of service dogs. We kindly ask you to contact us prior to making your booking if you will be staying with an assistance dog.

The credit/debit card holder must be present upon arrival with the credit card used for reservation. If payment is made via a third party credit/debit card, please contact the reservation team to arrange payment, they will provide a credit card authorization form that will need to be completed by the card holder along with photo identification.
If no third party payment was arranged prior arrival and the card used for payment cannot be presented at Reception by the card holder, the card will be refunded and guest will be asked to provide different card or pay by cash for accommodation. View House Rules

Overview

Bright and arty with an urban twist, at Via Amsterdam we're the perfect base for curious travellers exploring and socialising. The communal area has hammocks swinging from the ceiling and comfy leather sofas where you can make the most of the free Wi-Fi. Or relax in a bean bag in the cinema room for a film with your new squad – take a craft beer from the bar to drink along with the movie.

Location

Via Amsterdam is in the middle of a student campus – it's one of the reasons we always have a buzzing vibe – with a supermarket, gym and a pizzeria nearby. To reach us, take Metro line 53 from Amsterdam Centraal train station for 13 minutes to Venserpolder or hop on a train from Schiphol Airport to Diemen-Zuid station – then you're a 10-minute walk away. The same line will also take you to must-see attractions like the Heineken Experience, which is a 15-minute walk from the station. After a night out in the city centre, the 287 or 285 bus will bring you back to us in under 40 minutes.

Rooms and Dorms

Our minimalist mixed dorms – there's a female-only dorm too – have bunks and en-suites with hot showers. We also have private doubles if you're after more personal space. The custom-made bunks have headboards for privacy, a light, plug socket and USB port. You'll feel like you're at home on your comfy mattress and fresh linen, plus, you'll have a personal locker to keep all your stuff securely stowed away.

Extras and activities

Feeling peckish? The Dude restaurant serves burgers, hot dogs and nachos until late, or you can rustle up something yourself in our kitchen. We've also got vending machines for a quick midnight snack. To discover Amsterdam do as the locals do and cycle – hire a bike from us and take the 20-minute ride to the heart of the city. Pick up a free map at reception, pop via the ATM and you'll be off.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 7.0

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 8.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    24 Oct 2019
    I stayed in a 8 bed mixed room and first of all the room was very large so great for moving around the room when it’s full of people. Hostel was clean and basic. Negative was the WiFi did not work for me, maybe because lots of people/locals would come in and too many people were connected at once, but over was a great stay because the location let me not be in the city center and gave me space from the busyness of the city. Would stay again.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    15 Nov 2019
    I didn’t expect it to be this tidy and nice! Close to metro station and i’ll definitely come back here the next time I visit Amsterdam
    Hungary, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    30 Oct 2019
    Amazing hostel, everything was great. The facilities were nice, only bad thing is that the location was quite far :(
    Canada, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    23 Oct 2019
    The staff was very nice and always looked to help from when we arrived until we left. Provided all kinds of information to make our trip easy. The hostel itself was really well kept and was consantly buzzing in the downstairs area especially the evenings with people playing pool/air hockey to chilling out and having a drink/reading a book. Would recommend and I'm sure I'll be back!
    Lithuania, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    19 Oct 2019
    The check-in process was not the best. The website states 2pm chech-in. We arrived at 9am to drop off our bags for storage until check-in, staff told us to come at 3pm instead because it was very busy. We arrive back at 330pm and our room was still not available. The staff kept saying 20-30 more minutes. (almost 2 hours later) it's now after 5pm, finally we are given access to the room. For compensation, we were given a free coffee voucher for the trouble. Busy weekend should mean more staff
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    24 Oct 2019
    The only downside is that it's far from the city, rather on the outskirts so travel at night is a problem. But it's right next to the University so a good vibe going around.
    India, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    25 Oct 2019
    Stayed here and physically the hostel is kinda big, lots of rooms and lots of space feels more like a hotel than a hostel though, I didn’t have a very social experience here... it might be because I’m English and it felt like when people were socialising I could mainly hear Dutch or could’ve been me, yeah enjoyed it but as a solo traveller not the best for meeting new friends...
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    19 Nov 2019
    The Italian girl at reception is completely unprofessional And rude ! I live and work also in Amsterdam as receptionist. Personal like or dislike dont fit at the hospitality sector . I have stayed also last year but I left because of her....
    Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    29 Nov 2019
    I stayed there for 1 night that was below my expectations , when I arrived at 4PM the room was not cleaned yet by the staff. Next moronic I have had to pay 5€ for checkout before 1PM instead of10AM - most hostels won’t charge you for that - it’s location is really far from the city and there is a good walking till the metro station that closes its doors at 9PM
    Republic of South Sudan, Male, 31-40
  • 5.1

    Rating

    01 Nov 2019
    The hostel is older than the photos show. There is a lot of noise from outside and the blanket and pillows are super old and dirty. the bathroom is dark and doesn't have much place to hang your stuff. There is no lockers. The location is super good. I thing that is worth it to pay a little bit more to have a better experience in another hostel. This hostel is for those that are coming on the last minute and couldn't book in a better hostel. I didn't felt secured in the facilities as a woman.
    Brazil, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cots Available
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Pool Table


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