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Katrina’s favourites

KatrinaHostel: Uptown
Name: Katrina Atkinson
Job function: Cleaning

Favourite restaurant: Bagels&Beans, they have delicious sandwiches and muffins.

Favourite bar: The Sugar Factory, for the music, the smoking room, dancing and an overall good vibe!

Favourite club: Paradiso, because of the good music and it’s great for dancing.

Favourite coffee shop: The Kashmere Lounge, because it’s really big and they have pillows on the floor. Indian style! It’s warm and cosy.

Favourite attraction in Amsterdam: The Vondelpark, I really like to skate here! It’s a very beautiful park and a good way to explore Amsterdam.


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Alan’s favourites

AlanHostel: Uptown
Name: Alan Maskiell
Job function: Manager Uptown

Favourite restaurant: Kantjil en de Tijger, they have delicious Indonesian food.
(rice table).

Favourite bar: Maloe Melo, they play live music every night.
The Waterhole, only 1 euro fee and they also play live music.

Favourite club: Winston Kingdom, it’s not so big but really cool.

Favourite coffee shop: I don’t smoke!

Favourite attraction in Amsterdam: The Rijksmuseum, very interesting.
The Historic Museum, because here you learn a lot about the history of Amsterdam


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Shauna’s favourites

ShaunaHostel: Uptown
Name: Shauna O’ Leary
Job function: Cleaning staff

Favourite restaurant: Bagels&Beans, because the food is very fresh, sit in or take away lunch and it’s close to the Uptown Pig.

Favourite club: The Sugar Factory, because it’s very big and it has a very good atmosphere.

Favourite coffee shop: The Kashmere Lounge, they have a chill-out area on the floor.

De Rokerij, they have really good weed!

Favourite attraction in Amsterdam: Vondelpark, there are a lot of nice small places and little streets where you can chill.


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Teun’s favourites

TeunHostel: Uptown
Name: Teun Bakker
Job function: Assistant Manager

Favourite restaurant: Skek, affordable, good food and informal atmosphere.
Dwaze Zaken is also very good!

Favourite bar: Lux, it’s not only a cafe but also a lounge to hang out and relax.
Weber, just a regular bar, the seating upstairs is very nice and there is a good vibe.

Favourite club: Paradiso and Melkweg, they both organize good club nights, very good party location and your appearance is not so important.
Club Trouw, it has an industrial vibe.

Favourite coffee shop: Noon, the quality and the prices are good!

Favourite attraction in Amsterdam: The Dappermarkt, in combination with the Brouwerij ’t IJ, it’s not so commercial like the Albert Cuyp and it’s more local.


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Charlie’s favourites

CharlieHostel: Uptown
Name: Charlie Verhoeven
Job function: Reception and bar

Favourite restaurant: Tempo Doeloe, very good Indonesian food.
Kitsch, very good food as well and it has a real living room vibe.

Favourite bar: Weber, it’s easy to meet people here and it’s busy every day.

Favourite club: The Melkweg, depends on the evening and type of music, enough space for lots of people.

Favourite coffee shop: De Rokerij

Favourite attractions in Amsterdam: The Westerpark, during the summer time it’s a lot of fun with open air concerts. There are some nice spots like the Gashouder, where they throw good parties.


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