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Hotel Impala

Leidsekade 77, 1017 PM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

The impala is suituated in the leidsplein district of amsterdam, 5 minutes walk from the bulldog coffeeshop, and about 15 minutes walk to dam square & red light district. I would recommened this hotel if your going for a mens or womans weekend away, its very basic but does the job well, we had a shower so powerfull it nearly... More 

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Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2011

The hotel itself is smelly, the reception consists of cheap old plastic furniture. The stairs is covered by a carpet that is worn through so you can see the underlying staircase. Everything is dirty and smelly. Breakfast is included in the price, I skipped that one voluntarily, considering the standard of everything else in the hotel I definitely do not... More 

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We went there a year ago and the only thing i can say is (do not stay there) The triple room was big but under my bed i found a chocolate of hundred years,the smell of the bathroom was terrible,the heating did not work (and after one night that we stayed in this room with no heat they moved us... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2008

We stayed 4 nts, rate was 70 euros for a double however, we moved from our closet sized room to a triple next door when the bath drain clogged up. the triple was GREAT! about 3x the size of the double, i highly r recommend a triple, we had a small balcony and it was very bright with the big... More 

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Thank evalok
London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2008

I stayed at the Hotel Impala from 2 nights Fri 28th and Sat 29th March with two friends all of us female. The only good point about this hotel is that the bed covers were clean. We stayed in a quad room on the top floor. Yes the stairs are pretty steep but that is standard in Amsterdam. Apart from... More 

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UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2008

I booked Hotel Impala for me and three friends over easter weekend. The cheap rate and great location seemed perfect. THEN I saw the reviews.... and foolishly decided to ignore them as we knew we were staying in a cheap, in effect - backbacker's hotel and wasn't expecting the Ritz. We arrived at about 09:30... we had to ring the... More 

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1 Thank GirlsTrips2008
treviso
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2008

Everything in this Hotel was extremely mucky: the floor cover, the key of the room didn't work, the windows were dirty and broken, the bed sheets had strange stains like the towels in the bathroom and the room walls!!! Moreover, when we had breakfast in the morning no one were there to help us and nothing was ready to be... More 

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brighton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2008

after booking to stay in the king hotel we arrived to find they had doubled booked us but they told us not worry they had put us in a much better quality hotel for the inconvience. however when she took us round we were greated by friendly staff and two ankle bitting dogs. our room was not ready so we... More 

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2 Thank hectorpoo
Whidbey Island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2007

Several rooms have nice views. Most do not. The small rooms were dark and dirty when we got there and stayed dirty during our stay. It is an old small dirty 1 star hotel with some potential to maybe be more. There were days without maid service because the maids had been fired for stealing. The rooms were not cleaned... More 

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Sheffield, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2007

For your own benefit please heed this warning........DO NOT BOOK AT THE IMPALA, unless that is you actually wish to stay in the filthiest and most overpriced hotel imaginable. We arrived at the the Impala having booked a standard room for 2 nights at 170 euro. A fairly cheap price agreed, but nothing could have prepared us for the standard... More 

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