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Memphis EMB Hotel

4.0 of 5 De Lairessestraat 87, 1071 NX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel situated in a very nice part of Amsterdam. 5-10 mins walk out of the centre and also close for the tram stop too. Within walking distance to Van Gogh museum, rijksmuseum and house of bols experience. Also close by to park with ice skating rink. Double room was nice, bed very comfy (memory foam mattress) and clean. Room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this hotel is in the south of amsterdam it is near the olympic stadion, where you can park your car at the p&r entrance for the weekend for 2 euros. the only thing you have to do for that is keep your tram or bus tickets to go to the centre and put that in the parkingmetre there.The tram to... More 

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holywell
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights in august and would describe the hotel as being very nice 3 star accommodation! Arrived late in the evening and as we were checking in we were ask for a credit card, we refused and handed over cash as a deposit which was refunded in full at the end of our stay. I asked if we... More 

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Sunrise, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was clean .it's far from the central station and the dam section of town .you have to do some walking , or taking the tram or taxi to get to the other side of town .The room is average size for a European room. There are some restaurants close to the hotel. The staff is helpful. We only... More 

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Amsterdam
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

staff they tried to do me the well know credit card scum some other travellers warn about...i knew it and demanded to cansel the trade...they were trying to convince me it was quaranty and not a charge but i tell you its 100% charge beware!!!!! poor knowledge of town and busses hotel Terrible no stars worth a terrible smell all... More 

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MemphisAms, General Manager at Memphis EMB Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Asking a credit card number at check-in is a customary request to be able to charge customers for incidentals like drinks, public transportation tickets and other services. We are sorry you perceived this as a trick to steal your money. We will try to find a way to better explain this to our guests. As you may have... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We got the booking via a travel agent deal, something I usually don't do. however the Memphis was absolutely fine for a short stay. The room was a basic double on the first floor, with good features. the bathroom and toilet rooms were a little run down, but clean and acceptable. The staff were super friendly and let us check... More 

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Biggar, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Just back after our annual trip to Amsterdam. We normally stay at the Bilderberg Garden hotel but each time we used to walk past the Memphis we thought it looked like a lovely wee place, so booked it for our 4 day trip this year. Checkin was easy and friendly, and we were directed to our room on the 4th... More 

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PL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The location is good - close to the trams and major museums. museumplein is around a 7 minute walk. Staff are friendly and the breakfast was decent with a good choice of food. The room was large, however in bad need of renovation and the bathroom wasn't overly clean. i would not stay there again, however for a weekend it... More 

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Stevenage, UK
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29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Quiet location on the No 16 tram route into the town centre. Within easy walking distance of Concertgebouw and museums. Super onsite restaurant serving a good but unchanging breakfast with an excellent evening meal. There are many other excellent restaurants close by. Having said that the hotel looks tired and in need of updating. The reception staff are friendly but... More 

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Austin, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

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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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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Also Known As:
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Memphis Emb Amsterdam
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#85 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam

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