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So me and a couple of mates are planning to go to amsterdam next summer you know mostly for the nightlife, drugs, drinking etc..
Maybe you guys could help for cheap places stay, places to visit, best place to stay, whats better either hotel/hostel etc (dont plan on spending too much money on accomadtion) which bars to visit, what to have, where to meet hot girls etc…

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Accommodation in AMS is a bit expensive. You better check your budget, then there’s the nightlife expense, so you better check your budget twice. 12 Euros a gram adds up quickly, as does the 3 Euro koffie you should buy (as a polite customer) to sit in the shop and toke. Have some gin, fries with mayo, and eat Febo (cheap and good drunken fare). Personally I wouldn’t trust a hostel dorm in AMS, but that’s me. Just sounds overly dirty. Visit whatever bar appeals to you, with whatever beer appeals to you, as they will likely only have an option or two on tap. Much to visit in the city. Find a guide and figure out what might be interesting to you. I will add that the Sex Museum on Damrak is worth a look, even if you don’t like sex.

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Amsterdam is not an economical place to stay as it’s a great hub for tourists all over the world. As three of you are traveling so it is best to hire a room in a hostel . This way you can save on accommodation cost.

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You can also look into renting an apartment. We had a large group going a few years back and it ended up being even cheaper. Just google “vacation apartments Amsterdam” and you will be sure to find approximately a million websites.

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Beware of new laws concerning drugs use and also new open container laws in certain areas. Policing is discreet, but there is not “I’m an unaware foreigner” card to be played.

I currently live in The Netherlands – but not in Amsterdam.

As for drinking: expensive place to drink, in general. You can join a pub crawl it that fits you. It is also a good way to get to know some fellow party ladies. Don’t count on meeting the local: there are gazillions of tourists, exchange students and expats in the city, locals usually go to other venues, some student clubs require a student card from a Dutch university to grant enter etc.

Hostels: there are hostels, and hostels. Read reviews before you set for one. However, as mim said, travelling in a group of 3 or more sometimes mean an apartment or even hotel is cheaper. [i]Good and clean[/i] hostels in Amsterdam will cost from $ 30/night/bed an up.

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adventdelmore wrote:
Amsterdam is not an economical place to stay as it’s a great hub for tourists all over the world. As three of you are traveling so it is best to hire a room in a hostel . This way you can save on accommodation cost.

Thanks for the suggestion Advent Delmore it helped me alot in planning my trip. Preety nice forum Smile

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