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Hotel De Gerstekorrel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Damstraat 22, 1012 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing hotel stayed here in February and may best hotel for location and if you have street view its funny to watch people at night on the roads nearly being run over lol clean and comfortable hotel and close to plenty of cafes if you know what i mean lol

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of four girls stayed here, the room was just what we needed for our trip! The beds were unbelievably comfortable, some very good nights sleep! Any time spent in the hotel was pleasant! The staff were always very polite and welcoming, and even arranged balloons for our friends birthday. It was very well located for the price just... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My most recent stay at Hotel De Gerstekorrel was in May, although I have stayed here on my many trips to Holland for many years. The reasons are varied, important to me and they have not changed over the years: * Fantastic location -- the best possible in Amsterdam * Wonderful, helpful staff * Clean, comfortable rooms * Extremely reasonable... More

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Turku, Finland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a perfect Amsterdam hotel if you want exellent service. Location is super! Staff was always helpful and they gave us very good tips where to go and what to see. Very clean hotel, just next to the best shopping area in Amsterdam. Service was very good. Am I coming back to Gerstekorrel? YES, FOR SURE!! Thank you... More

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Porvoo, Finland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed here several times. Best location, clean rooms, friendly reception. Good value for money! Sain myös suomenkielistä palvelua. If you can climb the stairs, choose a room on upper floor, maybe you get a view over the roofs.

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Kahului, Hawaii
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is in a Great location. Has no AC or elevator. So if that's something important to you, you might want to reconsider. Hotel Front desk staff very friendly. Rooms were small but ok. Bed Bugs found in room. (NOT HAPPY WITH THAT!) Other them the Bed bugs I guess hotel is Clean! Very steep stairs to go up. If... More

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Gerstekorrel, Front Office Manager at Hotel De Gerstekorrel, responded to this review

Dear Mauireview2014: We appreciate your taking the time to write a review of our hotel. Hotels have recently faced an increase in bed bug claims that concern operators and hotel guests. When we are notified of a possible bed bug issue, we respond immediately with a professional expert to inspect the room. There are occasions when the claims are illegitimate,... More

Bermuda
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was the smallest I have ever seen, stairs are also the worst. Booked a room for 3 days, checked out the second day went to the DoulbeTree for the same price. Worst Hotel I have ever seen. If you want a small cramped room and some exercise getting to it this is the place for you.

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Gerstekorrel, Front Office Manager at Hotel De Gerstekorrel, responded to this review

Dear Bermuda: Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Our hotel is located in the heart of the historic section of Amsterdam which indicates the classic, Amsterdam architecture of narrow buildings characteristic of the World Heritage Site. Many travelers come to Amsterdam specifically for this old world novelty architecture and enjoy their time with us as part... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is right in the Center of Amsterdam with less than 5 mins walking distance from Dam square and less than 15mins from central station. Location is therefore perfect. The space restriction hits you at first, starting from the small reception area, the narrow, steep staircase and the room dimensions. The shower/toilet room was especially challenging to use. In... More

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Gerstekorrel, Front Office Manager at Hotel De Gerstekorrel, responded to this review

Dear Pete61Malta: Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our central location in the heart of the center of Amsterdam. We are currently assesssing television placement in the rooms and thank you for your feedback. We hope that you will visit with us again soon! Best regards, the Staff at the... More

Staten Island, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I stayed here for 4 nights and I couldn't be happier with my experience. The location for the price I paid was absolutely amazing. There is no better place t stay in Amsterdam than dam square. There are countless stores bars coffee shops and restaurants all over the place. And the hotel is a 5 min walk from the red... More

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Gerstekorrel, Front Office Manager at Hotel De Gerstekorrel, responded to this review

Dear YanB: Thank you for your feedback. We are very happy to hear that the location of our hotel and the hospitality of our international staff made for an enjoyable stay for you. We hope that you will visit with us again soon! Please contact us when planning your next visit so that we can be certain you get the... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

First off I would like to say the staff was very friendly. I stayed for 4 nights from the 19th of June and my friends for 3, and on the last day let me keep their bags in my room. The luggage room was unguarded on the first level away from the lobby and although they would hand out the... More

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Gerstekorrel, Front Office Manager at Hotel De Gerstekorrel, responded to this review

Dear JDSGlobeTrotter: Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We are happy that you found our international reception staff helpful and friendly and that you enjoyed the historic architecture for which Amsterdam is famous, although as you noted, it does come with space constraints that are typical for our location in the historic center. We... More

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Address: Damstraat 22, 1012 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel De Gerstekorrel 2*
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Looking for an excellent central location with friendly service and extras like breakfast in bed? Then choose Hotel de Gerstekorrel, where guests return year after year! Our 32 room hotel offers single rooms, 2 persons rooms, triple rooms as well as four persons rooms - come alone, with a friend, the whole family or a group of friends!Smoking rooms are available in the hotel by advance request. Hotel de Gerstekorrel is a popular and modern hotel close to the famous Dam Square, shopping streets such as De Kalverstraat, the canals, wonderful restaurants and unforgettable nightlife. Do you come for a concert in Ziggo Dome or Heineken music hall? Or want to see the Music Awards? Interested in football stadium Arena, Ajax? Stay with us and you easily reach all these places by public transportation.The famous Amsterdam museums - newly opened Stedelijk Museum and new Rijksmuseum, Hermitage, Van Gogh and several other museums and art galleries are also close by. ... more   less 
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