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Heart of Amsterdam
Ranked #128 of 248 Speciality Lodging in Amsterdam
Reviewed 20 February 2014

The location of the hostel is amazing, completely in the middle of everything and only a few minutes walk from Dam square. I went with a group of 6 friends, all 18 and we got the six person private room with our own bathroom. The rooms were clean, fresh sheets and new towels each day. The breakfast in the morning was free and was just enough, with a selection of bread and condiments. Our bedroom was right at the front of the hotel and never had an issue with noise and the staff were very helpful. The value for money is excellent and I highly recommend it to any tourist, especially groups of friends.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 14 February 2014

I would recommend this place for its location and price. Right in the centre you are in the middle of the red light district and only a short walk from Damrak and Centrum.

I found this hostel to be a tad heavy on the street noise, the 8-bed dorm I stayed in was at the bottom with doors leading onto the main street. There was an international football match in town so maybe this was an exception.

The staff were friendly, the guests seemed fine and despite some minor construction work in progress, the hostel was generally clean and in good condition.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 9 February 2014 via mobile

Location is fantastic although it is the middle of the red light district we never had any trouble at all. Had a room of 8 for us twenty something group of lads. Rooms where good, clean and fresh towels each day. The fact the room has it's on bathroom is Also fantastic and is really nice and modern with a good shower! Tv in the room was also a good touch.
All in all it was great! Only issue being maybe the stairs are quite steep but just be careful :)

Will be back soon!

Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
Thank JGKBarnes
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Reviewed 5 February 2014

Great location in the city center, right on the Red District. Nice and helpful stuff, the rooms are clean and the interior is really nice , the lockers are big enough, and the bathroom was clean also.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Fishnzon
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Reviewed 18 January 2014

Heart of Amsterdam isn't that bad compared to other hostels; as soon as you walk out the down literally across the road are working girls in the Red Light District so if you're uncomfortable with that stuff I'd steer clear... Steps are steep and no elevator so dragging your stuff up flights can be a drag, keypad to get in is a good touch though (no having to carry swipe cards around)... 1 Bathroom per 8 people so if you have an unhygienic roommate look out! Not the best, not the worst ~ overall not bad though :)

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 2 January 2014

The smartest in architectural solutions, (you can sit on your lower bed without hitting yourself into a head). Interior design in movie themes (every room different movie). The cleanest hostel I've ever been! (they change sheets &towels everyday). Reasonable price.Super nice helpful staff. Sometimes you can get a room with view on the Red Light's girls, so it's quite unnusual. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: The lowest room has a open-window-door where you can get directly to Red Light street!
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Heart of Amsterdam

Address: Oudezijds Achterburgwal 118/120, 1012 DT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #128 of 248 Speciality Lodging in Amsterdam
Price Range: £19 - £150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Heart of Amsterdam 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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