Overview of Hostel
Ecomama allows joyful, conscious living in the heart of Amsterdam. It’s the right combination of the coziness of a community, the luxury of a hotel and meaningfulness of a social business.
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Public transport from Schiphol AMS Airport: Take any train to Amsterdam Central station. Travel time is 15 – 20 minutes. Tickets can be purchased from the ticket machines in the airport trainstation. One way tickets are 4.40 euro. From Amsterdam Central station follow directions as above.
Public transport from Amsterdam Central Station:
Walk out the front entrance of the station to the left until you see a blue sign with a big 'M', which stand for Metro. Walk down the stairs into the Metro Station. On the left you will see the check-in gates. Pass these with a valid ticket, that can be purchased in the station for Euro 2,80 (24-hours public transportation tickers are Euro 7,50). Walk down the stairs and take Metro number 51, 53 or 54 (don't worry about the direction).
Get out of the metro at ' Waterlooplein'. When you get off the train, look for the blue direction signs and take the exit that leads to Waterlooplein. Walk up the escalator and pass the check-out gate. You will now see a snackbar in front of you. Turn right and take another escalator up to the exit of the station. On your right you will see a big square (during the day there is a market going on). Cross the street towards the square and head on straight (pass the market and cross another street) until you reach 'Valkenburgerstraat'. Walk down the street for about 4 minutes until you reach house number 124. Here you will see a coffee corner called 'Filter'. Walk in and go to the second desk. You have now reached Ecomama Hotel.
Public transport from Amstel Bus Station:
Take metro 51, 53 or 54 to Central Station and get out at stop 'Waterlooplein'. From there it's a short walk (see the description above).
Take a taxi to Valkenburgerstraat 124. From the airport the distance is 17.3 km, Travel time approx. 20 minutes without traffic. A taxi should cost around 45 euro for a regular taxi (holds up to 4 people), 55 euro for a minivan. Taxis are obligated to turn on the meter, which starts at 2.65 euro. The price per kilometer is 1.95 euro per km, waiting time 0.32 euro per minute. For a minivan the starting rate is 5.40 euro, plus 2.46 euro per km, waiting time 0.37 euro per minute..
Housed in a former travel agency Ecomama has the funky industrial feel combined with cool old upcycled vintage. It is situated just at the end of the Right Light District, and the start of the museum/university neighborhood. Next doors is a daily market at Waterlooplein for our your cheap groceries or nice flea market finds. It's a short walk from Central Station.
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
Please note: Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or no show you will be charged: Late cancellation and No show is first 2 nights. For the NYE period (week 52 and 1) and the Dutch King's Day period (week 17) we have a 3 week cancellation policy. Any bookings cancelled after this time will incur a penalty charge of the first three days of your booking. Check in from 16:00 to 21:00. Check out before 12:00. Reception open from 9 am to 9 pm. Prices are excluding 7% city tax If you arrive between 9 pm and 9 am, please to the phone number provided in your Booking Confirmation email when you are at the front door, and our night receptionist will open the door for you. For late arrival, please us this nigh phone number: +31 6 82 31 36 24. Payment upon arrival by credit cards (no AMEX) or debit cards ONLY. We do NOT ACCEPT CASH in the hotel. Taxes not included - occupancy tax 7% per room per stay. Breakfast not included. No curfew. Non smoking. Please note that bookings of groups larger than 8 people are always on request.