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Hotel New Damshire

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Schapenstraat 1 (Pater Damiaanplein), Leuven 3000, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014
Antoine H Huizen, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Huizen, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

I spend one night in Hotel New Damshire to enjoy Leuven for two days. I choose this hotel because of it's location. It's about 10 minutes walking to the historical center of Leuven (oude markt and groot begrijnhof). The employees are very friendly and helpful. Kudos for them. The hotel itself is basic with small rooms with a bit cheap... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The staff at the hotel were freindly, knowledgeable of the local area. The breakfast was filling and had a varied choice of food. The hotel was within walking distance of all the local sites. the bar was well priced and had a good choice of local beers and coffees. The rooms were clean and the beds were comfortable. I would... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The best thing about this hotel is the location which is superb, and off course a very friendly and helpful staff. Othervice it is an average hotel with small rooms and not to modern bathrooms, but the breakfast is really good. All in all it is value for money and I myself has already booked a new stay at the... More

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Aarschot, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Stayed here for 1 night and was very pleased with this hotel. The location is excellent, right in the center of Leuven. The hotel has it's own parking space, very handy. Very clean, comfortable rooms with digital tv. Excellent breakfast in the morning.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

New Hamspire is an average hotel.... no airco, no frills, average quality. Very old fashioned rooms and bathrooms. Slow wifi-connection. Working at the university I need a better room and hotel to prepare for lectures...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a hotel for just sleeping this hotel will fit the purpose. It has a good location, wifi connection, cable TV, average breakfast, good coffee and nice staff. However, it does not have a GYM, Resturant, the room is not confortable and it is old.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

From the almost completely worn out doormat to the empty and characterless reception on my arrival I feared the worst. When someone did arrive he seemed distant, almost as though I'd disturbed him. At this point I wondered if I was the only guest in the place. I'd picked the hotel because it was close to the venue I was... More

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Naples, Italy
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11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Considering the price of the rooms it is not the best choice in Leuven. The Hotel is few steps from the center of the city but the rooms are very small and some of them are very noisy. The breakfast is good but not more than the average. I was there several times and the last time they gave me... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Compared to other hotels in the area, this one is cheap, although it doesnt look like from the outside. The rooms are very small, the walls thin, so you can basically hear everything happening outside the room. Lifts look very used (scratched paint etc.), and main staircase reminds me very narrow fire exit. On the other hand, its clean, very... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I travel there for a conference. The location is excellent, very close to the center of the city. The personel was friendly and helpful for all matters. Breakfast was ok, but very standard, but I did not expect more. Negatove points: The rooms are very small. Most important: The price is perhaps too large for what it offers.

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Address: Schapenstraat 1 (Pater Damiaanplein), Leuven 3000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > Flemish Brabant Province > Leuven
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel New Damshire 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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