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Hotel Monopole

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Amstel 60, 1017 AC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here with a group of friends over a mid week. As previous reviewers have said, watch for the really steep stairs! The rooms were decent enough, though one of them had low headroom; even the smallest of our party banged his head. The other rooms were fine. Even though a request was made for the rooms to be twin... More 

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Porthmadog, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It's cheap in cost Watch out for the added tax on arrival It's grotty but it's cheap, ok location Little noisy Wouldn't talk my wife or recommend it for couples but a group of friends in Amsterdam for a boozy weekend is what it's for Cross between hotel and hostel. Steep staircases and low ceilings

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

For: good location near the Munt and on the Amstel, nice views, one nice reception man. Against: narrow, very steep stairs, worn out decor, 5% extra on bill not advertised on website, twin bed request not honoured and an unsavoury exchange ensued; female non-Dutch 'manager' had an appalling attitude, very unfriendly and unhelpful, room very small, safe broken, average breakfast... More 

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george-alliance, Manager at Hotel Monopole, responded to this review

Dear guest , first of all we apologies for any inconvince with our receptionist. we have checked the matter and according to receptionist there were some argument from your side as well, which was not acceptabel. but we still apologies for any trouble. Thank you very much More 

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

Anything that could be good in this hotel has been erased by a little visitor that came to us in the morning: a rat. Could be one or several, and it could be in the night among our clothes. Can you imagine?! We asked to change the room, but the new room have no window! Asked again, and now we... More 

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Prato, Italy
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This narrow townhouse converted into a hotel certainly evokes Amsterdam's maritime history. From the landing window there's a fine view of the Amstel river with various craft passing by the lock gates. The staircases are steep and narrow enough to resemble the between-decks stairs on a Dutch Golden Age sailing vessel. The rooms are small enough to suggest ships' cabins.... More 

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San Diego, California
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137 reviews 137 reviews
115 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Pros: Comfortable bed, location, WiFi Cons: Security, size of room (shared bathroom), noise from housekeeping and other guests, credit card 5% charge, breakfast, value (approximately 150US dollars per night for the single room) The biggest issue with this hotel is the security. I had to default to a single room due to few choices in the city on this weekend.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My wife and I stayed in this hotel in late June 2014, we found the place to be very small and untidy. When we first got there, we were confronted with a steep stair case. We had to carried our luggages up the stair to the receiption. When checked in, we were told to pay extra charges for tourise tax.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for the weekend, thought I was in a set from trainspotting. Got Home and they took £300 out of my account for no reason. I tried to get it back but they basically said because I gave them my bank details they could do what they liked. It's people like this that make folk nervous about giving out details.

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george-alliance, Manager at Hotel Monopole, responded to this review

Dear sir, we would like to inform you that when you make booking please check all details conditions on website of Hotel and the reservation company which you use to make reservation. we have charged according to conditions. More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

After the search, we chose this hotel for a relatively good price and good location and really disappointed us. After we arrived, we found ourselves in the center of town, where we were given a short time everywhere: the main square, shops, attractions, etc. On arrival we were greeted by a friendly receptionist and we stayed in a nice studio... More 

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george-alliance, Eigenaar at Hotel Monopole, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we thank you for your good experince with us . We like your one point in your comment and that is .. that people should know what type of hotel and prices they are going to book. Expectation should be on same level as Hotel prices. People does not want to pay even reasnoble price but need all... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Amazing location, near to all bars/restaurants/coffee shops. Great view over the canal, wasn't too keen on the continental breakfast but others may enjoy. Cant wait to go back to Amsterdam, overall a great exeperience.

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george-alliance, Manager at Hotel Monopole, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your good reviwe and good exprince with us. Your good words give us positive energy to work and serve our guest better. Hotel Monopole More 

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Address: Amstel 60, 1017 AC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Monopole 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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