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Hotel Hortus

Plantage Parkln. 8, 1018 SR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Amsterdam for 2 days (1 night) and this was perfect for us. It was affordable and clean. We could hop on the tram or walk if we felt like it. The breakfast is very basic but enough to keep you going until lunch. It is a bit quieter than in the city centre and you are right... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights in July. I can't describe it any better than average. The rooms are very small and very stark and white... Almost like a hospital room. The bathroom is also very small, no shower curtain so water gets everywhere. We had a shared toilet with four other rooms which was always clean. The staff were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Got the attic floor, my arms were hitting the roof while sleeping on the bed. I have seen two small bugs on the ceiling. The price seems to be ok for amsterdam (which is expensive) but do not expect too much from the hotel. There is only a sink and a gardrobe in the room; guests share a mutual bathroom,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The rooms and facilities were spotless, really clean and tidy, the beds comfortable and warm. The stairs are steep but you can do much about that it's a tall slim building! The member of staff that greeted us (a lady) couldn't be more helpful, she was jolly and was pleased to have us stay there. The same can't be said... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

we only stayed here one night but wouldve been quite happy to stay longer,its more of a hostel than a hotel,situated in a quiet area just off a main street with tram connection,probably a 30 minute stroll to the city centre.staff were very friendly and helpful,we fortunately had a room on the ground floor(room 2),the stairs looked a bit steep,i... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I arrived late around 11pm and was greeted by a member of staff by the reception. He told me all the useful things I'd need to know about the hotel and then gave me my key. We told each other our names and shook handed. To get to my room I had to climb two flights of the steepest stairs... More 

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Minneapolis
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Pros- bed was very comfy. We lucked out with a private shower but had shared w.c. No big deal. fresh towels. Good WiFi. Average- location. Within walking distance of the action. Not directly in it. Cons- luckily I had a good last night's rest or would have been a one star. Got booked with the rugby team. They had the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

First, this is a hostel not a hotel. Pro - location is quiet yet close to the centre Cons - room and bed didn't feel clean and tiny shared bathroom smelled terrible of urine - advertises free towels, however we didn't get any - one of the staff members was very rude, the other two were fine but not overly... More 

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Southam, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Seventeen lads stayed at this hotel for two nights and were really impressed. For the price you pay you really cannot complain. Not too far from the centre. Showers in rooms. Decent breakfast. The staff were polite enough. Checkout at 10am but we could leave our bags at the hotel until it was time to head to the airport.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I stayed 3 nights in this "hotel" during Easter and I was quite disappointed for a few reasons. First, the hotel is far away from the city main attractions and the area is a bit dodgy. There is a tram station very close to the hotel, but if you are planning to walk the city I would definitely not recommend... More 

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Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides visitors with the chance to imagine the city that Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house) while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s oldest (and still best kept) zoos, and Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. It's also an ideal setting for the Dutch outpost of St Petersburg’s Hermitage.
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