Amsterdam Hostel Uptown

ex. Hotel The Rookies

Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 147, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1017 PZ  show map
 2 stars
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Amsterdam Hostel Uptown

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Kitchen facilities
Air conditioning
Laundry

Self-service laundry

Breakfast
Luggage storage
No pets allowed

Overview

Amsterdam Hostel Uptown is only 150 meters from Koninklijk Theater Carre, Museum Het Rembrandthuis and Paradiso.

Amsterdam city center is 2 km away. Guests can wine and dine in Hard Rock Cafe and Lee Ka Chu, located in the neighborhood.

Set within a 15-minute walk from Metro Weesperplein underground station.

Rooms

This property comprises 12 guestrooms with heating, coffee/tea makers, a dressing room, a personal computer and a separate toilet. There are private bathrooms available.

Eat & Drink

A complimentary breakfast is served daily.

Services

24-hour reception, laundry and tour/ticket assistance are offered for the guests' use.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   12.

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Facilities

General

  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast

Room facilities

  • Dressing area

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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Hostel Address:

Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 147, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1017 PZ

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City Center
  • Amsterdam
    4300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Amsterdam Central Station
    1.2 mi
Underground stations
  • Metro Weesperplein
    1.0 mi
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Hard Rock Cafe (cuisine: American)
    500 ft
  • The Pantry (cuisine: Dutch)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Vondelpark
    2000 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    12

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
  • Room size:

    110 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Toilet
  • Media:Wake up service
Amsterdam Hostel Uptown photos Exterior Hotel information
Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Toilet
  • Media:Wake up service

Amsterdam Hostel Uptown Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • IDFA festival400 ft
  • Amsterdam Canal Cruises700 ft
  • Canal Company700 ft
  • Weihnachtsmarkt Leidseplein700 ft
  • Melkweg1000 ft

Popular areas

  • Leidseplein400 ft
  • Paradiso400 ft
  • Holland Casino Amsterdam400 ft
  • Holland Casino Amsterdam400 ft
  • Paradiso400 ft
  • Melkweg700 ft

Places of interest

  • Leidse Square400 ft
  • Leidseplein / Max Euwe Plein700 ft
  • Ultimate Party Pub Crawl1000 ft

Shopping areas

  • Leidsestraat700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Leiden Square (Leidseplein)700 ft
  • P.C. Hoofstraat700 ft

Museums

  • musée national Rijksmuseum700 ft
  • Rijksmuseum Amsterdam700 ft
  • Coster Diamonds1000 ft
  • The Rijksmuseum (National Museum)1000 ft

Theaters

  • De Balie400 ft
  • DeLaMar Theatre700 ft
  • Boom Chicago700 ft
  • Nieuwe de la Mar Theater700 ft
  • DeLaMar Theater1000 ft
  • Theater Bellevue1000 ft

Local attractions

  • The Jordaan5000 ft
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  • In de Waag5000 ft
    4 Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam
  • Fo Guang Shan5200 ft
    Zeedijk 106--118, Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam Tulip Museum5000 ft
    Prinsengracht 116, Amsterdam
  • Erotisch Museum5100 ft
    Oudezijds Achterburgwal 54, Amsterdam

Near the hostel

  • The Rijksmuseum 900 ft
    Museumstraat 1, Amsterdam
  • Max Euwe Centrum500 ft
    Max Euweplein 30a, Amsterdam
  • Diamant Museum Amsterdam1500 ft
    Paulus Potterstraat 8, Amsterdam
  • Vondelpark2000 ft
    Stadhouderskade, Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam Pipe Museum500 ft
    Prinsengracht 488, Amsterdam
  • Van Gogh Museum1900 ft
    Paulus Potterstraat 7, Amsterdam
  • Magere Brug1500 ft
    Kerkstraat, Amsterdam

Restaurants nearby

  • Hard Rock Cafe500 ft

    Address: Max Euweplein 57-61
    Phone: 20 5237625

    67% likes this, based on 691 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Dubbel Eten & Drinken100 ft

    Address: Lijnbaansgracht 256
    Phone: 0031-020-6200909

    74% likes this, based on 146 reviews
    Price Range: USD 13 - USD 19

  • Lee Ka Chu - Taste of Culture100 ft

    Address: Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 139 141
    Phone: +31204271136

    66% likes this, based on 45 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese
    Price Range: USD 23 - USD 30

  • The Pantry200 ft

    Address: 21 Leidsekruisstraat
    Phone: 020 620 0922

    77% likes this, based on 364 reviews
    Cuisine: Dutch

  • Barbeque Castell200 ft

    Address: Lijnbaansgracht 252-254
    Phone: 020-6228606

    73% likes this, based on 166 reviews
    Cuisine: Belgian, Dutch

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    12

Amsterdam Hostel Uptown Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Amsterdam Hostel Uptown

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 169 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    8.8

    Excellent Location in the middle of Amsterdam Night Life. Good hotel nice and clean. Fast free wifi connection.

    All is ok just stairs are too narrow and dangerous but I guess its same everywhere in Amsterdam.

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    It was clean, and fresh towels were supplied daily. Staff were pleasant and friendly. The location was convenient for accessing museums, parks and shops. Breakfast was adequate.

    Although we were aware that the hotel wasn't in a quiet location, we didn't expect it to be in a street full of nightclubs that appear to stay open all night.The noise level was horrendous and it went on until dawn. If you are planning on staying here, buy some earplugs, they help enormously! Double glazing would have been a bonus. The place was clean, but shabby. The whole hotel is in need of a paint job. In fairness they were working on the hotel whilst we were there, so I think something is being done. Our room was reminiscent of a seventies bedsit...think woodchip and magnolia! It certainly wasn't the room in the photo! In short, we've paid less for better..but we still had a nice time!

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    the garden in the yard of the hotel, location, many restaurants and coffeeshops are close to hotel. It is wondrful place to stay for those who wants to see the real life of the city.

    It seems to me the breakfast has to be more various but it is not a great problem. There is a hairdryer on bed on the photo but we didn't find it.

  • Single
    5.0

    There is one guy who basically runs the show, and he's friendly and interested in making your stay comfortable. The proximity to museums and the sights of Amsterdam is great.

    The hotel is located on a very busy street, with the general area becoming full of loud drunken twenty-somethings in the afternoons and evenings. If you are unlucky enough to get a room facing the street (as I was) it's incredibly loud at night. I had to buy earplugs. Also, because of the noise you have to keep the windows closed and the room becomes quite hot. While they do promise wireless internet - there was no service in my room, and there was no real interest in trying to fix the problem. The room was clean in all the readily visible places, but behind the desk there were other people's paperwork, trash, etc. Also, the rooms smell of smoke and when you walk into the building you can clearly smell the "coffeehouse" below (but that might be you're thing). If you're interested in partying till all hours of the night and don't want to go far to stumble back to your hotel, this just my be the place. If you're looking to really enjoy the beauty and history of Amsterdam, I'd suggested something else.

  • Couple
    6.6

    Great location, coffeeshop downstairs so room was smoker friendly

    We were on the 4th floor, it didn't get wifi and was extremely hot and small

  • Single
    10.0

    Hotel staff, Location and you can smoke in the room.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    I was particularly impressed by Terry (the only staff we saw) and the amount of room we had. The (included) cooked breakfast (by Terry) was also good

    The stairs and the nightlife noise outside

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    John, the main member of staff we dealt with was a real character who could speak good English which did assist us on a number of occassions. The hotel is located over there own coffee shop, as this was our first trip to Amsterdam this was the reason we picked The Rookies, it is located in the heart of Leidsplein, a busy area with bars, cafes and entertainment, the tram stop is only 5 minutes away.All the staff were helpful at The Rookies, we will stay there again, breakfast is continental style, very nice, due to its location the hotel offers good value for money.

  • Single
    7.4

    Good welcome. Very adequate room. Location in the heart of Amsterdam

    Only inconvenience was that breakfast services opens quite late, at 8.00. I had to be at work at that time.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Great location

    Ceilings low and angled. No problem for me, but an issue for my boyfriend

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Great location, friendly staff, good breakfast, clean room with most facilities (only thing they couldn't provide was an iron).

  • Single
    7.8

    Very good value for the money, closed to Leidseplain, helpful and friendly stuff, no extra charge for telefons, good caffee and nice scrambled eggs

    very noisy street, in room 41 some things need to be fixed, it would be nice to have some fruits for breakfast and I pesonally would prefer instead of toast the "hard" bread

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    Coffee shop downstairs with great space cake :) and they change the towels every day. Good location, close to entertainment such as bars, clubs, coffee shops

    Overpriced: 90 euros per night for a double room :/. only stay here if you are looking to party. It smells of weed day and night and people are noisy getting in very late

  • Couple
    3.8

    If you come to smoke cannabis the hotel could fir the requirements - coffeshop next door to the left and the magic mushrooms shop next door to the right. That could be and advantage for somebody.

    The hotel is awful. Double room has 7 sq. Meters. Warm smell of cannabis is everywhere. Reception opens at 8 and closes at 4 - if you come later, you have to look for your key in the coffeshop. If you come after 1 am - you stay on the street. Bathroom - worse than in student's hostel. And 110 euro a night for that... Stay away from that hotel if you don't just need a cannabis trip.

  • Single
    10.0

    staying at the Rookies was wonderful The location has got to be the best for walking and centered to everything. John the Manager needs a thropy and a fat raise. So very helpful and professional; and what a value I booked my vacation for next year there.

How to reach hostel

hostel Amsterdam Hostel Uptown Amsterdam location
Show big map »

Hostel Address:

Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 147, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1017 PZ

Get directions
City Center
  • Amsterdam
    4300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Amsterdam Central Station
    1.2 mi
Underground stations
  • Metro Weesperplein
    1.0 mi
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Hard Rock Cafe (cuisine: American)
    500 ft
  • The Pantry (cuisine: Dutch)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Vondelpark
    2000 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    12