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Hotel the Golden Bear

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kerkstraat 37, 1017GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location lovely area, nice friendly staff + clean, only complaint is we was in a superior room which wasn't very superior the walls were dirty + the floor was cheap carpet tiles also could have been tea/coffee amenities in the room

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I had a room on the top floor with an ok view of others' backyards. It was very basic and provided all necessities but we spent most of our time out exploring so that wasn't a problem. The stairs are very steep and I wouldn't recommend it to older folks or those with weaker knees. The staff... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was due to stay at the quentin golden bear on 3rd oct 2014!! After trying to contact the hotel via telephone for over a week i decided to send an email just to confirm that i would be arriving at the hotel around 7-8pm and to find out what tram i needed to get to the hotel, i did... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in May whilst touring Europe. The Rooms in the hotel were very nice, modern and clean, however the reception area and hallways weren't great. They were in the process of refurbishing some areas, including the main entrance/reception which was very awkward as works were carried out whilst we were staying. It would have been... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at The Golden Bear for three days this week. What happened to it? I stayed two years ago with my partner and we had a great time. A lovely homely hotel, great staff and a room with fridge, proper double bed, tea/coffee making facilities and a great ensuite shower/toilet. Lots of information for the gay visitor was readily... More

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Bridgwater
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Great location (15 mins from some of the main attractions in the city), reasonably priced, clean, shared bathroom was clean too... Stairs a little narrow and twisty after a few beers! Emailed a request which was dealt with superbly...would use again!

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Quentin Hotel (No longer Golden Bear) Prior to renovation, I stayed here two years ago (see old review) when it was called the Golden Bear, which is now the Quentin (apparently there are now 4 in Amsterdam so I would stay clear of any of them which you will see why after you read this). This place is now a... More

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daisy9700
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

good location near Leidesplein and very friendly staff.a very decent sized room.shared bathroom facilities which is quite normal in "traditional" type hotels in Netherlands.overall price was very good value.my one whinge was that i arrived at noonm,2 hours before checkin and was allowed to check in straight away for an extra 10 euros.the room was available so i dont see... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Me and my travelling companion stayed there last night and had booked a private room for a very cheap price, something like €30 each. We were so happy to be greeted by the friendly young lady at reception who helped us with everything and explained we had been given an even better room. I'm not sure why! We had a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I booked a long weekend with friends at the Golden Bear, where I have stayed many times previously, on 31 March 2014. This was done through Booking.com and is the subject of a complaint to them. At no time during the process was I told that The Golden Bear had been bought by the Quentin Group in October 2013 and... More

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Address: Kerkstraat 37, 1017GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel the Golden Bear 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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