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Hotel the Golden Bear

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kerkstraat 37, 1017GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #237 of 345 Hotels in Amsterdam
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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131 reviews 131 reviews
112 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed here 2 nights cause it was relatively cheap and look nice and clean from photos. On arrival at 12noon, and check-in was 2pm. We were told our room was ready but we had to pay 10euro extra to get to our rooms. We asked if they could hold luggage, they told us yes, but luggage was just in... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great place to stay for a very reasonable price! The staff was really friendly and location is very great! Room was always clean and well maintained. I highly recommend this place while staying in Amsterdam.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

The only issue i had with the hotel was the very steep steps with no lift, but that's to be expected in Amsterdam. The hotel is very central, with shopping starting 50 metres frin the door. The room was great, they should add hanging racks in the bathroom. There is no cupboard though, but since i was alone, i had... 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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