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“You get what you pay for” 3 of 5 stars
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Iris Hotel
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sarphatikade 17, 1017 WV Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)   |  
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Ranked #186 of 356 Hotels in Amsterdam
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
“You get what you pay for”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Very convenient and clean hotel for a very cheap price.

Certainly no frills and no customer service to speak of. If you're going to be out most of the day then this is a fine place to sleep for little cash. If you're the kind of person who gets upset by basic accommodation then pay more for a better hotel. If you want to keep it as cheap as possible then this place will do.

Good location, only 15 min walk to main center and the room was a good size. Tiny bathroom but wasn't a problem for us. Importantly the room was warm and clean so we were happy enough.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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marcelscheepstra, Manager at Iris Hotel, responded to this review, January 30, 2014
Thank you for the positive words. If you come to Amsterdam again we wil offer you a special arrangement. Please book us directly and you get the best rates.
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  • Location
    4 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I was promissed a loft room
but when arrived tired in the afternoon, we got a dirty and wery wery small room, with toilet in the hall, so small that you hardly couldnt turn aaround in the, same with the room awfull small

will newer recomend this not ewen too my enemy

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service

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marcelscheepstra, Manager at Iris Hotel, responded to this review, January 30, 2014
The room which was reserved was a basic room instead of the mentioned room. The guest thought he booked something else. Our hotel has NO LOFT ROOMS for couples. This guest unfortunaly thinks different. Everybody is free to make there comments but this is out of proportion. We are happy that the majority of the guests like Hotel Iris.

If you book directly by us we can give you benefits
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Located near Leidseplein.Ideal to start shopping or for a night out. Very friendly staff. We were surprised to find a shower in our room. Small but clean room. If you need a clean and cheap place to sleep, this is the place!

  • Stayed November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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marcelscheepstra, Eigenaar at Iris Hotel, responded to this review, January 30, 2014
thank u for your review
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Evora, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

My room was very small but clean. Although tight, the private bathroom was clean and an advantage. The stairs were a bit steep and tight. The staff is really, really friendly and helpfull. The breakfast/lounge/garden area is very nice. I recommend it because is a good value for money and is close to important places like Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Voldenpark, for example.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Thank you for the positive words. If you come to Amsterdam again we wil offer you a special arrangement. Please book us directly and you get the best rates.
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

The hotel has a very good location with a perfect view. The room was quiet and the staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was very tasty. We would recommend Hotel Iris to everyone! It is a good choice.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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marcelscheepstra, Manager at Iris Hotel, responded to this review, January 30, 2014
thanks for this great review.

Please come back to Amsterdam.

On our website you can book directly and we give the city tax as a discount.
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The hotel has a very good location with a perfect view. The room was quiet and the staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was very tasty. We would recommend Hotel Iris to everyone! It is a good choice.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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marcelscheepstra, Eigenaar at Iris Hotel, responded to this review, January 27, 2014
Thank you for the great respons
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Paris, France
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The hostel team was really nice and helpful.
The room was ok but the bed sheet were a bit dirty...
Plus we were just in front of the reception desk, so it was a bit noisy.
But nice place anyway, it was especially pleasant to have our breakfast close to the little garden outside.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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marcelscheepstra, Eigenaar at Iris Hotel, responded to this review, January 28, 2014
Come back again and we make a special arrangement for you.
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Address: Sarphatikade 17, 1017 WV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Stadsdeel Zuid
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #186 of 356 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Iris Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Iris is set in a typical Amsterdam building, just a 15-minute walk from Amsterdam's bustling De Pijp district. Its rooms come with free Wi-Fi. Bike rentals and luggage storage is available and breakfast is served daily. Oosteinde tram stop is a 3-minute walk away, and links to the Rijksmuseum and lively Leidse Square. Dam Square and Amsterdam Central Station are a short ride on tram 16, which stops at the Stadshouderskade, 5 minutes’ walk away. The simply furnished rooms at Hotel Iris come with a private bathroom and a flat-screen TV. ... more   less 
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