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Barbacan Hotel Amsterdam

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Plantage Muidergracht 89, 1018 TN Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
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Ranked #324 of 343 hotels in Amsterdam
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Montmorency, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't go there! It's very expensive, ugly, dirty, noisy...my stay in Amsterdam was ruined by this very sad experience. The staff was not nice at all. We wanted to cancel one night, the lady refused. She wasn't polite at all, and I heard her yell at French people who couldn't speak English fluently... DISGUSTING just run away!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a group of young travellers, this place was more than ideal! It was cheap, which for Amsterdam is very difficult to find! We were given towels and a really comfy bed each. There wasn't much space in the hotel room as there were five of us, but we didn't mind. The ensuite was basic and small but you get... More

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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were less than impressed with this hotel. The share toilet on our level was out of order. The swipe key cards locked us out of our room on a number of occasions. The smell of smoke was potent. The location was reasonable, but be prepared to rough it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went as a group of students and after reading the reviews expected the worst but it really isnt that bad. the room was clean and its a half hour walk from central station and the zoo is very close. great stay.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Smelly, and something bites my leg in the midnight I opened the light and have a quick check still do not know what was that... overall prices for this kind of room its not worth it, do not believe on any online offer or discount even though 5 or 10percent off it is not worth it!

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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

After reading the reviews I was dreading the Hotel just a tad! The Hotel was easy to find (Number 9 Tram from Centraal Station and off at Plantage) and we were able to drop our cases off at 10am as Check In isn't until 2pm. Staff seemed friendly enough. Bar wasn't open on the Friday night so we just had... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

For the money I cant really understand what other reviewers are moaning about! We stayed in room 23, it was clean, fresh, comfortable and secure. The staff were pleasant and helpful and the cat was lovely! I would definitely recommend it as a base for anyone who wants to enjoy a break in Amsterdam and would definitely return! :-)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The hotel is nothing like what the website describes or the pictures show. There is no lift and the staircase is narrow so not suitable for carrying large suitcases up. The room was small and dirty, it was like an attic room and the walls were so thin that we cpuld hear other doors opening and closing and water pipping.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

First thing Nellie, who I believe is the owner/ manager is amazing. A wealth of knowledge and advice. Secondly the place is very clean and tidy. I don't know how I could complain. It's safe and centrally located! I couldn't ask for much more! Well worth a visit!

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Bolzano, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

we spend 4 nights there with our class on a school trip. we expected the worst place from reading the reviews, but it wasn't that bad, actually. we had the biggest room (7 beds) and it was pretty comfortable and clean. i guess the other rooms were indeed a little small, but ours was perfectly fine. we had some trouble... More

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Address: Plantage Muidergracht 89, 1018 TN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Binnenstad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Barbacan Hotel Amsterdam 2*
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