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Hostel Continental City Centre

2 star Hotel | Damrak 40-41BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1012 LK

77.3% Overall Rating

84 out of 125 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (29/07/2014)

"The hostel was quite basic but overall very clean and tidy. The bathroom and shower were pleasant and cleaned regularly. Great location and the staff let us check in early as we arrived in the morning."

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Tax Policy (payable to property)

Local Tax 5.50%
Visitors Tax 5.50%

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Amsterdam?

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In the heart of its historical City Center lies Hotel Continental, a comfortable hotel located conveniently, only a 5 minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station. Read more

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Triple (Shared bathroom)

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Twin (Shared bathroom)

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6 person (Private bathroom)

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Quad (Shared bathroom)

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Double (Shared bathroom)

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Double (Private bathroom)

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Triple (Private bathroom)

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Quad (Private bathroom)

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Budget Single (Shared bathroom)

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About Hostel Continental City Centre

We are conveniently situated in the heart of Amsterdam’s historical city center at a five minutes walking distance to the Central Station.

The location is an ideal starting point for exploring Amsterdam’s versatile attractions right on your doorstep:

The Dam Square, the Royal Palace, the Red Light District, and the 'Jordaan' area with numerous cafés, art galleries, local boutiques, hip clubs and trendy cocktails bars are only a few steps away.

You can visit Madame Tussauds, take beautiful photos of the 'Koninklijk Paleis', visit an exposition in the 'Nieuwe Kerk' or stroll in the shops of the Kalverstraat or Magna Plaza shopping center.

Please note that we have a minimum stay of 2 nights during the weekends.

Cancellations which are not made at least 48 hours in advance are subject to a one night charge.

Check in time is 14.00hrs but early check in, may be possible if the room is available.
Payment by card (credit / debit) will bring a service charge of 5% extra on the total amount.
The reservation will be kept for 2 hours after the estimated arrival time. If you need to arrive later, please phone the hostel in advance. Otherwise, the accommodation can be resold.

Bookings made on the same day as arrival also subject to charge first night in case of cancellation.

Any changes in number of guests need to report by mail 48 hours prior to your arrival. otherwise full amount will be charged.

Approximately 7 days prior to arrival, we will try to get authorization of your card for the costs of the first night. When authorization cannot be obtained for the credit card, the room cannot be guaranteed. You will be contacted to provide further details.
Please note that authorization is only meant to guarantee the room(its not a charge). Upon arrival you may pay either in cash or with card.

Accommodation Information

Hotel Continental counts 33 rooms, all equipped with plasma television and telephone. You can choose between singles, doubles, twin, triples and quad rooms. Rooms are available with private or shared facilities.
The private room types available are: Twin, Triple, Quad, 6 Beds Basic/ Ensuite.
-Twin rooms come with 1 bunk bed for 2.
-Triple rooms come with 1 bunk and 1 single bed or 3 single beds.
-Quad rooms come with 2 bunk beds for 4 people.
Important info: Basic rooms comes with sink in the room and has shared facilities. Ensuite rooms come with shower and toilet in the room.
- For group booking (8 or more guests), cancellation is possible free of charge with 7 days advanced notification prior arrival date. In case of no show or late cancellation, the first 2 nights will be charged.
- Cancellation or modification will only be accepted through the booking agency or through the hotel directly by email and not by telephone.
- Reservations for New Year’s/ Queen Day/ Public Holidays and Special Festivals Require Minimum 2 - 3 night stay less then 3 night stay is not possible. Modifications on these nights only possible one week in advance, late modifications will be not accepted in any case. you can contact the hostel if you have any questions.

Location Information

Central Station
Dam Square
Royal Palace
Red Light District
Anne Frank House
Madame Tussauds
Nieuwedijk and Kalverstraat (shopping streets)
Magna Plaza shopping centre