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Sphinx Hotel

Weteringschans 82, 1017 XR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised by the hostel. Being quite cheap, I was skeptical at first, but upon arriving I realized I made a great decision. Friendly, helpful staff, nice clean room and a private bathroom. I will however say that the wifi is not very stable in the rooms but you will always get strong connection in the lobby. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only spent 2 nights in this hostel and i barely slept. The room was extremely dirty, there were spider webs on the floor. Floor. And also a sock at the smoke detector and there were webs all aroud of it as well. Sheets at the bed had stains on them, i do not even want to know why. Toilet... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here over the weekend with 5 girls. Really easy to find.. 2 mins from the heinkien museum and can be found easy by foot or 2 stops from the main square on the met! Staff were great- let us check in as our room was ready.. Reception was clean and bright. The lady was really helpful and gave us... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel located near the center of Amsterdam. So it is located in a confortable way. We stayed 5 days there for 25-30e for night, with a unattendend guest: a mouse. The mouse always came from a hole in the wall. We requested another room, dirty with some spiders walking on the bed (unfortunately we ve an aracnophobhic friend so we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Very dirty, Toilet outside room, no shower. The Worst hotel I've ever been. I was afraid to go to toilet, and wash myself. Broken glass in the toilet door. Bed dirty, looks like sheet was never changed. Breakfast was good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

my grand daughter and I stayed here for 3 nights and it was just fine. the room was clean, the beds clean and comfortable, continental breakfast was fabulous, staff pleasant and helpful, great location beside the museums, could not fault this hostel xx

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

A good place for small budget. It is located in the city center. The prices are affordable and the rooms are clean. It is a good place also to access to the main attractions of the city. There also a good breakfast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

On seeing the reviews the girls and I were cautious to say the least! But we got a bargain and it was basic but clean and that's all we were worried about! Yes the stairs are steep but most are in the dam! Nothing was too much trouble for the owners 👍

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Cheap basic hostel. Price/quality is good. Climbing stairs to the fifth floor when tired might take some time. Breakfast was minimalistic, but enough to fill basic minerals. Excellent location! Next to the tram stop!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Photo;s on their website are not of the rooms that you stay in, our 'Suite' was 3 bunkbeds in a filthy bottom floor room with a view out our window of peoples shoes as they walked past. Bathroom was horrible, felt more dirty coming out of the shower than when yo uwent in, flies all over the place was seriously... More 

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