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Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark
Practically in the Vondelpark, this HI-affiliated 536-bed hostel, housed in former university buildings, attracts over 75,000 guests a year, a lively international crowd of backpackers, families and groups. It's the best Stayokay in town, with private rooms and fresh mixed or female-/male-only rooms sleeping from four to 10, sporting lockers, private bathrooms and well-spaced bunks. Breakfast is a cut above most hostels.