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College Hotel

4.0 of 5 Roelof Hartstraat 1, 1071 VE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Seattle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2007

The staff is terrific, and the Dutch are just wonderful...no two ways about it. These younger hotelliers run a great operations. However, for an American...the hotel, even the non-smoking rooms, is incredibly smokey. the Bar vents into the hallways of the hotel areas and there is (incredibly to my mind) a haze of cigarette smoke from 1900 until early morning.... More 

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coventry
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2007

We are just back from spending the ester week end at the College hotel and I have to say it was an excellent experience. We booked the hotel using our Mr&Mrs Smith card and received our complementary cocktail and pastry box as expected. the hotel is beautiful and our room was spotless and we had no problem with noise and... More 

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leiden
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2007

We had booked a Valentine's package including champagne breakfast. However, the room next door was redecorated which we found out at 6.30 AM, way before we had planned to wake up. After a call to the recepetion desk they did not have another room for us so we decided to forget about breakfast and check-out. It took a lot of... More 

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London
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2007

We booked the hotel largely on the basis of Trip Advisor reviews. I am amazed that nobody mentioned that this hotel is in a very noisy position, on a tram route, surrounded by busy roads. As the original windows have been retained, there is only secondary double glazing which does not work! Although we moved room because of the noise,... More 

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London
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2007

I agree with all the other comments about the hotel. It is a very special building that has been converted with great care. The room we stayed in had huge high ceilings and was very comfortable. The only thing you could find fault with was the lighting (too dark). But the service was very poor. Taxis and alarm calls we... More 

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Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2007

went to stay in this hotel the day after Xmas.Booked directly trough the hotels website, got confirmation, but at arrival they didn't have my booking....lucky I brought the confirmation-email. After a little waiting in the bar (no complementary drink for the inconvenience) they managed to give us a small, but beautifull room and promised us the room I booked for... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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35 hotel reviews
332 helpful votes 332 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2006

This gorgeous old building turned luxury hotel is a refreshing treat from some of the tiny and dank Amsterdam Hotels. The rooms are very large for European standards and beautifully decorated. The beds are the standard "european queens" (ie. two twins pushed together) but the linens and pillows are of the 5 star quality. Readers should note that there is... More 

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San Francisco
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49 hotel reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2006

First off, the hotel is very beautiful. They took an old school building and refurbished it. The building itself is gorgeous, and the decor is modern and simple. I read other reviews on tripadvisor and thought it sounded unusual and worth a try, and I would recommend it definitely. I really hope the hotel works out some of it's "kinks"... More 

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North West, England
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2006

I had the pleasure of staying at The College Hotel for three nights at the start of August. I was very sceptical at first, having read mixed reviews on Trip Advisor, but I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The staff were friendly and polite, eager to please, and no request was too much for them. Both reception, housekeeping and the bar... More 

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Cleveland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2006

We spent (2) nights at this hotel in May and found it lovely. The rooms were serene with a huge bathroom - that contained..... yes grab bars! The staff was pleasant and we found the location very desirable along a tram route and close to the wonderful museums. The bedding was crisp and clean and the complimentary bottled water and... More 

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Address: Roelof Hartstraat 1, 1071 VE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Museumplein , Stadsdeel Zuid
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — College Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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#83 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam

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