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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 343 Hotels in Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have stayed at this hotel 3 times and would stay here again! The hotel is in the perfect location and you would not get a hotel at this price in such a great location in any other city especially Amsteram. Yes maybe the rooms are not perfect but they are clean and its a bed to sleep in, your... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very bad hotel. 2 stars just for the position, for the rest there is any different between a toilet and the room of this "hotel". Very disappoint. It's cool that you can smoke in the room, it's amazing that you are receptionist 24h per day but is also true that the build is over. They need to refresh it properly.... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 22nd jan for three nights as a party of 5. Staff always ready to help and smiling I've paid more for worse and you cannot argue about the price for what you get. Location spot on 5/10 mins walk for everything you'll need. Will recommend and stay again

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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