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Hotel Blyss

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Vondelstraat 74-78, 1054 GN Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Vondelpark)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Reno, Nevada, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would never recommend this hotel to anyone. It is really a hostel, but much dirtier. 1 star is much too high a rating. We stayed here July 2014. When we arrived, we left the room because of the disgusting rotten cabbage smell. Then our kids saw mice running in the room. No wonder it smelled so rancid. We then... More

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Dunedin, Florida
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33 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't like giving bad reviews but there are many poor hotels in Amsterdam and this is one of them. On a positive note the staff are very nice, friendly and helpful. The rooms on the lowest floor are like a dungeon and your window is at street level (meaning you see the shoes of the people walking by on... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on our first trip to Amsterdam a few years ago. The hotel is located within a nice upmarket area and is very close to the famous Vondelpark. It's close to the museum district but quite far from Centraal Station. This didn't bother us. The sun was shining and the walk led us to fall in love with... More

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North Augusta, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was HORRIBLE!!!!! It was hot and NASTY!!! There were no attendants on duty after a certain hour. The first night we stayed there the people beside us partied all night, slamming doors yelling in the hallway and being that there was no one at the front desk we had no one to fix the problem. .. this was... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Please do not go to this hotel. I had stayed for 2 days on this property. To begin with the staff at the reception who checked me in was very rude. I still don't understand why they charge 5per tax when you pay via credit card. The room was so small I felt that the walls would fall on me.... More

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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I needed to stay in a cheap hotel in Amsterdam but this place was a nightmare! I don't even bother to explain why!!!! and they charge you 5% if you wanna pay with credit card which makes the place super overpriced!!!! The place smell like garbage all the time . And no elevators !!!!!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Good grief! This has got to be one of the worst excuses for a hotel I have ever seen. While I cannot argue with its location being convenient, that does not outweigh rude staff, mice infestations, uncomfortable beds and filthy rooms. Because it was a business trip I was looking forward to getting on with some work in the room,... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

For me staying at this hotel was a nice experience. Safe and calm neighborhood, close to transportation, clean and bed was so comfy. The ladies working in the reception were so helpful !! they did a great job in instructing me of how and where to go :) Room was small but i was solo and just used it for... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Positives: Close to the museums, nice neighbourhood, after hours front door security lock Negatives: Our room was VERY dirty, outdated, and smelled like a sewer pipe had burst; breakfast was skimp and not worth the cost; no in-room coffee or tea kettle; noisy construction every single morning We will not be returning and cannot offer any sort of recommendation.

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

The location is good. The hotel seemed nice from the outside but as you walked in you realize it is not. It is never good to have a screen showing security camera footage on the wall. The service is not ideal as they seem disorganized. The owner doesn't seem to respect the people that work for him. We heard complaints... More

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Address: Vondelstraat 74-78, 1054 GN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Vondelpark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Blyss 3*
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Hotel BLYSS in the centre of Amsterdam on a quiet street near Leidseplein and Vondel Park is known for its location, outstanding service, very friendely and pleasent staff. The hotel is surrounded by many attractions Museums Van Gogh, Stedelijk, Rijks Museum,floating Flower market, Theaters, bars, restaurants, clubs,casino, bike rent etc.etc. are within 5 minutes walking distance. RAI the exibition centre is easily accessible with in 10 minutes by tram or taxi. Vondel Park is 50 meters from the hotel and is a delight for joggers, bikers and in summer for music and theater admirers.Hotel Blyss has a cosy lobby with open fire place, study room with internet, a bar, breakfast room, a terrace and a garden to relax. Complimentary wireless internet is accessiblee all over the hotel. All 40 rooms are well equipped with facilities and most of the rooms have flat screen TVs. Blyss is a unique hotel in Amsterdam providing standard, deleuxe, suite and family rooms for 3 to 5 guests. ... more   less 
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