Hotel Uptown Rookies Amsterdam

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Formerly known as Hotel Uptown, from June 1998 until August 2012 named Hotel The Rookies and now named Hotel Uptown, is opening its doors beside the well known coffeeshop that shares its name. The fact that the hotel is located just next to one of the Amsterdam's most popular coffeeshops, the hotel's central Leidseplein location and a price range to suit most budgets makes Hotel Uptown a good choice for younger travellers looking to experience some Amsterdam craziness.

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Hostel uptown location in Amsterdam

Located right beside The Rookies coffeeshop, Uptown Hotel is just a short walk from Leidseplein and its surrounding bars and nightclubs. From Centraal Station take trams 1, 2 or 5 to Leidseplein and, with the Burger King on your left, walk along Korte Leidsedwarsstraat. A handful of Italian restaurants and Argentinian grills later and the distinctive clouds-and-cherub sign of The Rookies will be on your left hand side.

Dining in Hostel Uptown

Breakfast is included in the room price, and is served daily in the hotel between 08:00 and 10:00. The Rookies coffeeshop also serves refreshments and cakes, though be certain to order the right type of cake as some may have more than just chocolate chips inside. The surrounding streets abound with restaurants, whether Italian, Argentinian, Greek or practically any other national fare you care to look for, so you can be certain not to go hungry.

Rooms of the hostel

Hotel Uptown's 12 rooms are divided into 3 singles, 2 doubles, 4 twins and 3 luxury twins; luxury rooms come with a bath instead of shower. All rooms have a safe, TV and telephone as standard as well as ensuite bathroom facilities with either a shower or bath. Rooms are cleaned daily by the hotel's housekeeping staff.

Hostel Services

Services at Hotel Uptown are basic enough, this close to Amsterdam's busy centre it's assumed you will be too busy to spend much time in your hotel. The hotel does offer an outdoor terrace to relax on between adventures, fax / photocopying services and luggage storage. Guests may also make use of complimentary wireless internet access throughout the hotel.

Coffeeshop Rookies

Worthy of particular mention is The Rookies coffeeshop located beside the hotel. Since 1992 The Rookies has been known as a great place for expats, tourists and locals alike to hang out and enjoy some of Amsterdam's more unique delights. Good music, friendly staff and a large smoking area means that your exploration of Amsterdam's coffeeshop culture has a great place to start.


Hotel Uptown Rookies Amsterdam
Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 147
1017 PZ   Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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