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Hotel Arena

4.0 of 5 's-Gravesandestraat 51, 1092 AA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recently had a weekend break and stayed at the Hotel Arena. The Hotel itself is beautiful from the outside, inside is very old school cool. The corridors to the rooms are dimly lit which gives it an almost gothic feel, whereas the rooms are white, crisp & clean with black glass walls in the bathroom. The hotel staff were brilliant... More

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Llanfairpwll, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its all very well laying on some trendy features, but they need to fulfill their function. This was a fail on balance. Trendy glass toilet forces privacy such as needing to send partner upstairs / out of the room! Pillows were changed for us only after asking on two separate days, the 'stylish' ones are way too deep for anyone... More

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property looks beautiful online. In person - Fright Fest. The first thing they told me when I checked in was: "This property used to be a girls orphanage, then it was transformed into a children's medical center!" (..smiling with pride). Um, Nope. All I can think of now is sad, lonely children suffering.... I'm not typically afraid of ghosts... More

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Willem B, General Manager at Hotel Arena, responded to this review

Dear Heather, Thank you very much for your review. Thank you for your compliments regarding the service and staff. We are also happy to read that we have a good value for money. Unfortunately we can not discuss taste. However we see that most guests recognize the beauty and the great history of our building. We are very proud to... More

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

I was recommended this hotel by a work colleague who had stayed there on many occasions a number of years ago. It most definitely didn't disappoint! The design, layout and decoration are all pretty funky but classic in the same breath! Had a split level twin room a short distance from the Bar/Reception. Staff on check-in were helpful, we arrived... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice old building, bright high hallways with curtains on the walls. Great split level room. Personell is very friendly. English breakfast, great lunch sandwiches. Trams close by that bring you to the city center. Cozy restaurants at nearby Beukenplein.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Arena only for one night, during a business trip to Amsterdam Science Park. The hotel is located at the Oosterpark, two Metro stations from the city center. I loved the place at the moment I entered the building, which is a renovated nursing home from the late 19th century. The lobby as well as many other parts... More

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Willem B, General Manager at Hotel Arena, responded to this review

Dear Thomas, Thank you very much for your wonderful review on Tripadvisor. We have improved our product and service a lot in the past few months. It is a pleasure to read that the efforts are being seen by our guests. If you need another place to stay in Amsterdam, we hope we will have the pleasure again of welcoming... More

London, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The welcome was great, and the room was wonderful too - at first. Unfortunately, I found a few hiccups that didn't make my stay that great. First of all, the heating system doesn't actually work - you're only allowed to raise the temperature by 2 degrees but even when you set the fan to max, it only spews out cold/lukewarm... More

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Willem B, General Manager at Hotel Arena, responded to this review

Dear Bernardo, Thank you very much for your review on Tripadvisor. It is a pleasure to read that you had an overall good stay in our hotel. Nevertheless, I would like to offer my sincerest apologies for the inconveniences. Please allow me to respond to these comments. It is correct that our airconditioning is not working as a heating system.... More

Auckland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the third time staying at the Arena, last time before this 3 years ago. My daughter and I arrived mid morning - well before check in time.but they let us store our bags while we strolled around the local cafes. You can check in early - for a charge but it was a good day for a walk.... More

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Willem B, General Manager at Hotel Arena, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What a pleasure to receive such great feedback from a regular guest! It was again wonderful to have you in our hotel. I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you personally in the near future. With warm regards, Willem Bleuland van Oordt General Manager Hotel Arena More

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A warm friendly welcome awaits you in this wonderful gothic themed hotel! Very clean and contemporary. Rooms are very tidy, equipped and spacious. We had our bedroom above the bathroom and sitting area and loved it! would we come back??? YES.....

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Willem B, General Manager at Hotel Arena, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you very much for writing those lovely words on our hotel. It was a pleasure to have you as a guest in our hotel. We are looking forward to your next stay. With warm regards, Willem Bleuland van Oordt General Manager Hotel Arena More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

A great hotel not far from everything but not in the thick of it peace and quiet.. hotel as you walk in is very oldy worldy BUT very different and nice.. the rooms very modern and quirky me and my partner loved it and would definitely go and book this again.. staff very friendly and polite and made you feel... More

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Willem B, General Manager at Hotel Arena, responded to this review

Dear Kezzzer, Thank you very much for your wonderful review on Tripadvisor. It was pleasure having you as a guest in our hotel. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back. With warm regards, Willem Bleuland van Oordt General Manager Hotel Arena More

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Address: 's-Gravesandestraat 51, 1092 AA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Arena 4*
Number of rooms: 116
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