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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 #330 of 345 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Bo'ness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We expected budget accommodation but this was worse! We were told it was a private bathroom but it was shared, the drain in the shower had no cover so was an open dirty pipe, the sink in the bathroom had no water an the pipe wasnt even connected! The room was like a sauna!!! Way too hot to sleep...or breathe!... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend of mine made the booking. Otherwise we wouldn't have stayed here judging from other reviews. Very unfriendly reception lady, very rude and unpleasant. Even before we said hello. She is an older lady and seems to be the boss. Our room with 5 seperate beds was not available yet (noon), check-in is at 2pm. We ask for plastic... More

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Montmorency, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

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 July 1, 2014

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
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

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
21 helpful votes 21 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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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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