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Memphis EMB Hotel

4.0 of 5 De Lairessestraat 87, 1071 NX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is quite decent looking and located conveniently near many bus/tram stops. It's close to Vondel Park. The neighborhood is quiet and free from the touristy hustle-bustle. Most attractions are within 15-20 mins by public transportation. We didn't utilize the breakfast buffet due to the exorbitant cost. When we checked in for the first night, the A/C was set... More

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Los Angeles, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a wonderful gem in a quiet area of Amsterdam. Within walking distance are upscale shops, local boutiques and some wonderful restaurants. You are a short tram ride from the city center, but I much prefer the location of this hotel. Very clean and spacious rooms, particularly for Europe. Would definitely return.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent three nights here at the end of October. Was recommended by a travel agent who said that because it wasn't in central Amsterdam it would be quiet. It wasn't. It is situated on a busy junction and we were kept awake every morning with the sound of traffic. The hotel is pleasant enough and was clean and the room... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is extremely peaceful, decent and a really nice play to stay when in Amsterdam. Also the location is an advantage as it is walking distance away from the Van Ghough Museum. Also the locality in which the hotel is located is safe and quiet. Hotel staff - very helpful, chirpy and presentable. room - i was really surprised... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like the title says, a decent enough place, but nothing special to write about. From the airport, you can take the bus to museumplein and walk back for around 15 mins to reach the hotel. The museum square is very much within walking distance and can take the tram to every other place from there. Staff were helpful enough in... More

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Bergen, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is really Average. Nothing bad and nothing really good to say about the hotel. It is something about these 4 stars hotels in Amsterdam. They are hotels that once were 5 stars and then different owners and interest kind of tear down the beauty they once had. They somehow remind me of elderly people that are tired of... More

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McLaren Vale, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a 3 night break in our travels here and really wish I hadn't bothered. There was a real strange smell around the whole hotel (and no not the standard Amsterdam smell this is a non smoking hotel.) the smell was even worse in the rooms. Very old style rooms empty bar fridge and large amounts of mould in the... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We ended up booking this hotel last minute because our original hotel was so diabolical we couldn't sleep there. The Memphis has a business feel about it however this suited us as we had a young son and did not want to be kept up by stag/hen parties! We booked 2 hours before our arrival and there was a cot... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Memphis Amsterdam looked pretty solid online, and received good reviews. Note that while I write this review, I wish there was a 3.5 rating (in between Average and Very Good). However, the location is Average. The Service, Cleanliness, and Rooms are Average. We stayed in a quaint room facing the street side, but wished there was air conditioning. The best... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I took the very last room in the hotel so beggars etc. it was small and compact with a wee bathroom, not enough space for me and the cat! Anyhow, the room was fine, clean and tidy if a little dated but in a nice building overall. I would ask you to avoid having a room on the main highway,... More

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Address: De Lairessestraat 87, 1071 NX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Museumplein
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Memphis EMB Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 78
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