Ahoi and welcome to Cocomama Amsterdam, the very first boutique hostel in the city of Amsterdam. Cocomama is your perfect choice to stay in Amsterdam. The reasons for that are simple. Apart from the beautiful interior decor and design, Cocomama Amsterdam understands what their travelers are looking for: an easy-going atmosphere, cheap bike rentals, private hostel boat tours, free pasta nights, and more activities you’ll love.
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TOP location! It is central, but not too central to be surrounded by noise and tourists only.
The hostel is located just 2 minutes from the Albert Cuyp Market, and 5 minutes to Museum Square. If you fancy some night life in Amsterdam, Cocomama is located only 10 minutes to the the bars, restaurants and clubs of Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein.
The location is convenient as you can enjoy a non-touristic street, but being close to the hot spots nevertheless. Also, during your stay you can enjoy the Cocomama Hostel garden as well. This is very rare in Amsterdam!
You will appreciate the location. The hostel has also a bike-rental service, use this! It is the best way to get around.
How to get to Cocomama Hostel
From the airport (Schiphol): Jump in the train to Amsterdam Central station. Walk out the main entrance and head to the left-hand tramstop. Take the n° 4 tram towards RAI and get out at stop 'Stadhouderskade'. This is already the street of Cocomama. Walk back in the direction the tram came from. Cocomama hostel is located approximately 100m before tramstop "Westeinde 18".
Cocomama Hostel, Westeinde 18 1017 ZP Amsterdam
All room types at Cocomama Hostel
Private Room Types available: Deluxe Double Bed Room, Family room for up to 5 People
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1. Sustainable at its best
Managed by two local Dutch girls, Anika and Lotje, Cocomama opened its doors back in 2010.
Since then travelers from all over the world have fallen in love with Cocomama.
They also adopted the super-friendly hostel cat Joop from the Amsterdam shelter, and he loves to welcome the new travelers arriving at Cocomama.
If you are not into cats, no worries, he won’t bother you!
However, he is a very friendly, cuddly and lovely cat! Read more about hostel pets here.
How about we show you Joop in a photo? He’s such a lovely cat.
Back to the sustainable facts of Cocomama.
The ensuite bathrooms are stocked with body lotion, hand soap, shampoo and body wash by “Stop the water while using me” with ingredients from certified organic agriculture.
The best way to get to know Amsterdam is by bike!
It may sound very touristy, but is indeed a very great local way to get around the city.
You can rent your bike directly at the hostel reception to discover Amsterdam in an Eco-friendly way.
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The photo below shows our bike we rent at Ecomama.
You can get exactly the same at Cocomama, just with the own logo.
2. Boutique Design – every room has a theme
Natural daylight and plenty of space are king!
Cocomama Amsterdam Hostel is a former brothel and located inside a monumental building with its own large garden out back.
There is even a history corner with interesting photos, and an original stripper pole.
This is quite a legendary corner. Have a look, take a photo and share it with the friends. If you share this with your family, make sure you let them know this place is a FORMER brothel…just to avoid any misunderstanding.
Wanna have a look?
The high-ceiling rooms and chandeliers make you feel like you’re in a by-gone age.
Every room is uniquely designed with different Dutch themes and the history of Amsterdam.
And there are many different private rooms and dorms you can choose from.
Which do you prefer:
“Big Brothel Dorm”
“Anne Frank Room”
Unique Boutique indeed!
All of the rooms have their own outdoor sign as well. Here is the example of the Anne Frank room.
We created an overview of all different hostel room types. Make sure you select the room you actually want.
3. Unique Boutique and Hostel
The check-in starts with a glass of champagne. This itself makes it already cool!
The unique aspect of Cocomama Amsterdam is its well-crafted balance between a hotel, a boutique, and a hostel.
The combination of the three worlds is truly one-of-a-kind.
This hostel brings accommodation to the next level.
Whichever room you choose, we know that you’ll love its cozy interior design for sure!
Although the design part is obviously unique, the Cocomamas do not forget about vibes, showing its own unique character!
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