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Van Gelder Hotel

Damrak 34, 1012 LK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Van Gelder Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just come back from long weekend staying here and all i can say this hotel made Amsterdam a fantastic holiday.hotel spotlessly clean room basic but very good condition,great view onto main street and canal.hotel staff very helpful and polite.fantastic location a little noisey with window open but only because this place is right in the main part of city.5 mins... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I went on a lads holiday to Amsterdam, and chose to stay at the Van Gelder after previously stopping here the year before. The location is amazing as everyone states but if you want this location you will get a bit of noise also naturally. If you want peace and serenity go stop in the country side obviously. Very cheap... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

stayed here last week 11 blokes, could not find any faults what so ever. staff friendly, rooms clean and comfortable right in the middle of everything only 5 minutes walk from central station. would not hesitate to stay again

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We went to amsterdam in april 2014.i looked at many hotels, private rentals etc and I am so glad i chose this hotel.i cannot stress enough how well placed this hotel is! It is on damrak, a main street linking centraal station and dam square.opposite was a canal and bridge taking you to the red light district. There are shops,... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I have been here 3 years ago with a friend for a weekend in Amsterdam. The hotel is really essential placed nearby Dam Square and the Central Station (5 minutes walking). It has got clean and quite large rooms with bathroom. The only problem is the noisy of people walking on the stairs closed to the large amount of the... More 

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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Have stayed at the van gelder on numerous occasions and every time have been happy with the hotel. The rooms are cleaned every day. The hotel is on damrak so your right in the middle of the hustle and bustle!! Will stay at the van gelder on every trip to Amsterdam. Not suitable for wheelchair users due to the stairs... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Usually I don't mind the budget places... But... This place sucks! Don't waste your time, money or energy even thinking about staying here. They lied about the wifi (not available in the rooms, only by the front desk.) the bed was so bad, floor would have been better. Had to check out & move hotels due to no wifi in... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Me and my wife booked this hotel for friends, But they could not go so we cancelled our original hotel and had this room instead because it was half the price, when we first arrived they showed us to our room which was good for about an hour when a stag party moved next door, me and the wife could... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Some staff are cool but others are moody. The rooms are really small and kinda dirty. It's fairly noisy due to it's location. However, it's cheap and smoke friendly! Showers are nice too. Great location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We arrived by train at 7AM with nothing booked. Dropped our packs in an open restaurant, drank coffee and took turns cruising for rooms. I found the Van Gelder right next store and they had a room for the next two nights. Perfect. I looked at it, okayed it and left our packs (no charge) until later. When we returned... More 

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