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Amsterdam Hostel Orfeo

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Fort Lauderdale
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Overpriced. We walked in to 3 guests discussing their $150 fee for smoking in the room. We then went into the room at 5 pm to find 3 people sleeping. We went out at night and went to bed. (6 beds per room). At about 5 in the morning 2 guys came into the room and turn on the lights...

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Esfahan, Iran
Reviewed 27 April 2016

It is a good budget hostel in an expensive city with polite receptions. The breakfast was good and the place is clean. I hope they have special windows that could block noise of bars after midnight. But the price is reasonable.

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Malta
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I was about to visit the hostel, when due to unfortunate circumstances I had to cancel my trip. I contacted the hostel through the booking site and email (I booked through Hostel World, another no go), as they had a 3 day cancellation policy. Upon receiving no reply for 3 days, I decided to call, where the receptionist refused to...

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Thank Konig Karl A
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I was at this hostel in March 2016, and I can overall say that this hostel was my least favorite place to stay. For the price, I expected a better breakfast, and clean rooms. The rooms where tiny, and there was barely any electrical outlets for guests. Breakfast was okay, but overall there could have been better options. I stayed...

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Every hostel in Amsterdam centre seems to be extremely pricey, this hostel was not an exclusion, but it's among the cheapest ones with quite good rating. So I expected a nice place. Unfortunately it turned out to be very very ugly. Very dirty toilet, shower, extremely small rooms with lots of beds and lack of free space. No lockers, no...

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on a weekend with the boys. At the price per night for a six bed dorm, I'd be expecting a full buffet breakfast, not some cold bread with either peanut butter or jam, with no butter or margarine to be had. I get that it's a weekend in a top location, but the price was ridiculous!

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Bertrange, Luxembourg
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

People need to remember that this is not a hotel so you can't expect too much! I thought for the price the place was decent! The staff were very friendly and went out of their way to help us with directions and info regarding a little green plant that makes people happy 😉 They are very knowledgeable and the rooms...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The Orfeo is one of those Hostels you immediately regret booking a 4 night stay in. The rooms are dirty and small with only 1 bathroom for a room of 6 or more. It is in a convenient location with bars, restaurants, and night life close.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I stayed here as part of a group of 30 on a trip with the university LGBT+ society, and couldn't find any issues with the hostel whatsoever. It was very good for the price paid. The location is fantastic, only a 30 minute walk (with luggage) from Centraal Station, and 5 minutes from Museumplein. It's also very close to the...

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Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

It's a budged hostel, I stayed in the biggest room for 10 people and there was only one lamp working for the whole room, it was really dark, shower was weak and the bed was uncomfortable, but it was also really cheap. For the second night though, I changed to the 6 people bedroom and it was a lot more...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Are you looking for suitable budget accommodation? Then Amsterdam Hostel Orfeo is the right place for you. Your stay in Amsterdam Hostel Orfeo will surely be something to remember. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amsterdam Hostel Orfeo

Address: Leidsekruisstraat 12-14, 1017 RH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range: $53 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Amsterdam Hostel Orfeo 1*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Choose another hostel.”
 of 5 bubbles egorg598, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“don't go there please”
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“Arrive early and mark your territory very well”
 of 5 bubbles 760aarond, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“save your holiday, don't go there!”
 of 5 bubbles 91slavics, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the 1st floor!”
 of 5 bubbles lulux2102, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
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