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1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Beursstraat 21, 1012 JT Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District)
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Ranked #286 of 345 Hotels in Amsterdam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The hotel has a good location cause you are right in the middle of the red light district and Dam square, but the hotel is really old and smelly. The room wasn't like in the photo on the website at all, really small and it wasn't looking so clean. Cold room. The bathroom inside the room is too small and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights during the early stages of the year. The location is brilliant and only a couple blocks away from the RLD. Also there are plenty of bars and restaurants to keep you busy. The hotel itself was budget and was quite shabby. It is in need of a major face lift however it does the... More 

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Zielona Gora, Poland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The hotel is cheap indeed but dirty, very noisy, lots of stairs. In the morning on the day of check-out around 9-9:30 guy from the staff is going from room to room, opening the doors WHILE YOU ARE ASLEEP, waking you up, taking the key and TV remote himself and giving you back your deposit. Now imagine your girlfriend is... More 

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Berlin, Deutschland
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I paid over 200 Euros for 2 guests / 2 nights. Our room was not ready for check-in due to bathroom issues, we needed to come back 3 hours later. A discount was not offered. At least we could leave our bags there. The room and furniture is old and nagged which could be accepted. But dark dirt spots on... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

when we came here monday 4 guys, we were all happy about the receptionist, he was a verry nice guy. But then we came to the room and it was so dirty and smelled verry bad. The prizes for wifi was sick!!!! 10 euro pr day.. Check out time in this hotel are 10.30, but!!!!! the cleaningman a man with... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Four 25 y/o girls visiting Amsterdam for 4 nights in July to see the sights and party at night. We had a minimal budget but wanted a private bathroom and the safety of a hotel over a hostel. This was the best in the centre and we wanted to save money on transport, which we never used and walked everywhere... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I stayed here with my partner for 4 nights. I have stayed in other hotels in Amsterdam before and hotel Ben was about average with regards to size of room, decor etc However, i would choose to stay here again as it is right in the middle of all the action or a very short walk to other places. Also,... More 

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New Delhi, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stayed at Hotel Ben on May 29th and our stay was only (sadly!) one night. First of all, the hotel is extremely convenient to get to via Central Station which was extremely helpful after a few extremely long days of international travel. We had arrived very early that morning, and we were delighted that they would hold our luggage... More 

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Milford Haven, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We went to Amsterdam last weekend and stayed in Hotel Ben. As couple of posts below me I was a bit worried about the state of it as everyone was saying that it is not worth staying in there!! Couldn't be more wrong! First - location - absolutely fabulous! Located 5 minute walk from the Centraal station and as it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Exactly what is says on the Tin!! Five of us stayed here for 3 nights, we wanted something easy and with no hassle. This is what Hotel Ben delivered. It's so super close to the station and within walking distance to all amenities. Would definitely stay here again and recommend it.

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Address: Beursstraat 21, 1012 JT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Ben 1*
Number of rooms: 25
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