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Hotel Crystal

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2e Helmersstraat 6, 1054 CH 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
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good points - Great location within walking distance of all the attractions, trams and night life. The staff were very friendly and helpful and a Lidl supermarket is just around the corner. Also the TV worked fine and some English channels were available. Bad points - First of all you can't check in until 3pm which was a pain as... More

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this hotel which included breakfast, arrived to be told that there was no breakfast, got up to our triple bed room to find 4 beds, no wardrobe, a leaking water pipe to the toilet, no shampoo or shower gel in the dispensers, sockets that didn't work and looked unsafe, considering the price we paid it was a rip off.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all the hotel is full of bugs. Every night I have got bitten by small bugs. Now I have red dots all around my body and I keep scratching myself. The room was also full of mosquitos. Every part of the hotel is dirty. People who work here do not care about anything. You cannot get clean towels... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take My Advice And Do NOT Book This Hotel. Did Not Return My Pre-Authorised Funds From My Credit Card Taken For Deposit At The Hotel, over $250AUD. Its Been 3 Months And They Have Not Returned My Money Nor Any Calls Or Emails. Have reports this to the bank and will report to every hotel review site. CRIMINALS!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As they said already you get what you pay for so can't really complain.. was expecting a little more but who cares. To much snoring I pearsonally think lol. Although staff was kind enough to keep the bag for me in reception considering that you can't hit the couch until 3 PM !

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed here while touring Europe for 6 week, it was our first stop. It was great for what we needed, a place to shower and sleep. Our room did not have a bathroom or shower attached. The bathroom on our floor was very very small. The shower was very large. Our room was very small enough for 2 single... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Overall, the hostel was good. Clean linen, towels provided, helpful staff and nice reliable, warm showers. However, there was a lack of common room, and we felt it was slightly overpriced given the location (about 40 minute walk from the train station)

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Priego de Cordoba, Spain
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We got there a 10 am and they made us wait until 3 pm to get to our rooms because the were '' cleaning''. Once in the room we found lots of hair in the shower, absolutely revolting. Two days later we found three mice in our room (room 3).So we went to complaint, and the employee found it normal,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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232 reviews 232 reviews
231 hotel reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

first, the good things about the hotel: the location is good. you can take tram 1 from central station and then walk 5 blocks to the hotel. you can also walk very easily to all the tourist sites in the center city. there is a lidl grocery store 2 blocks away which is very cheap. there ares some english tv... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Do NOT BOOK this hotel. They do not accommodate people according to their booking. I was asked to leave the hotel to find something else. They had 3 people to compete for one room! Scammers!!! Horrible experience for me and three other men. Where we could complain? Never use their web-site to book this hotel!

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Address: 2e Helmersstraat 6, 1054 CH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Vondelpark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Crystal 2*
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