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Sphinx Hotel

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Weteringschans 82, 1017 XR Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
11 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading many negative reviews towards the Sphinx Hotel I was skeptical however I could not fault the stay I had there. Very suitably priced, the Hotel Sphinx is not a modern, newly decorated place to stay but with a good location, comfortable beds, obliging staff and very reasonable rooms, it was certainly what I was looking for in a... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

terrible night, people yelling and screaming in the middle of the night, 1,5e a coffee, bad mattresses, the guy at the reception desk is useless, shower cubicle with no door, badly cleaned... pass your way and find a real place to rest... this place isn't worth a dime !!!

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Birmingham
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Actually saw a group of insects leaving the place cos it wasn't up to their standards. Bathroom (no bath) was dreadful. Better off standing by the road and letting a car splash you with a puddle. Stairs are dangerously steep. Avoid this hotel

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Melbourne
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at this place with a friend of mine for 4 nights. Its an absolute $hithole. The promised safe in our room was just sitting on the floor and not bolted to the ground. Anyone could have just walked in and walked out with it. The place smells of cannabis and there are holes in the walls. The breakfast... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

We've been here because it was the only place with 10 beds available, but we descovered why. This is the worst hotel I've ever been. Dirty rooms, bugs in the beds, mildew in the bathroom, the only window in the room was broken, rude staff, almost no breakfast.... Avoid! We slept with our clothes on for two days

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We booked a rooms for with 6 bed (2 bunk bad). When we arrived we got a room with a bad for couples and a room with 4 bed. The room was tidy and wasn't prepared for a new guests. In the bigger room we found sweets and old piece of choclolate. I realised it is a cheap place, but... More

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Uppsala, Sweden
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I am concerned over how companys like boking.com and other sites that sell rooms for travellers put their good name on risk and help not serius business to sell their products/rooms. The room was dirty, dangereus and looked more lika a drugnest then a hotel. We was at the fourth floor and realized that in case of a fire no... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Me and a couple of friends hitchiked to Amasterdam as part of a University Jailbreak activity. This was the only hotel with a spare room in it (and now we know why!) It was DISGUSTING! The bed's were crawling with bed bugs and was dirty. The staff were rude The breakfast was pathetic. DON'T STAY AT THIS HOTEL EVER!!! Glad... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We stayed at the Sphinx hotel for 4 nights, and this was my first trip to Amsterdam. When we arrived, we were shocked by the depressed and dirty look of the place and wanted to go soe place else, but were told that we had to pay fo two nights anyway. We were shown several rooms- the first stank of... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Rude agressive staff - Stains all over the walls floors and beds - everything broken - very very dirty - makes a south american prison look good only plus point was we found some cans of beer in the fridge that hadn't been cleaned out from the last people that stayed here. Never book this its terrible!

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Address: Weteringschans 82, 1017 XR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Stadsdeel Zuid
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Sphinx Hotel 1.5*
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