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“Excellent location - Great room.” 4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam Cribs Red Light B&B
Oudezijds Voorburgwal 41, 1012 EJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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Ranked #62 of 179 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Excellent location - Great room.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2011

Stayed here for the easter weekend. It was smack bang in the red light district so a lot of noise but who cares! You can smoke in the room, and not just tobacco! there was grinders and bongs laid on, a nice bathroom, a small kitchen area but we didnt use it. The stairs are steep! but its like that all over the Dam. If you want to be in the centre of the action, then this is the place to be. The cost was quite high but it was easter, and you are in the centre of the action so fairs fair. We could see a couple of "windows" from our room which was a laugh. It was nice sitting in the room with a spliff watching the boats go past on the canal. If u smoke and want a good place to stay then this is it !!! There is Zero parking here, so if you come then best to park on the outskirts and get the metro in. we parked at the Ajax stadium which cose 22 euros a day, but you can get cheaper if you look around. Forget the town, 40 euros a day if you can find a space!! If you fly in or train, then its a piece of cake to get around....

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2011

I would recommend this place to anyone who wants all advantages of a 4* hotel without the costing price!
- The flat is centrally located, 5mins walk from Dam Square, view on the canal, vibrant atmosphere.
- Flat surface is huge, especially vs. Hotel room!
- Rooms are spacious and bright. Kitchen & bathroom include all commodities.
E.g: hair dryer, microwave, TV in every bedroom + sitting room, PS3, DVDs + DVD players...
- Landlords are very helpful, accomodating and pleasant

However, be careful with the steep stairs. Going up to the 2nd floor is a good workout!

Noisy area due to the location but this should not be an issue to sleep well as you should be exhausted after walking around town (you can visit the whole city by foot)

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2010

It was a really nice stay at the studio apartment in the red light district.
The bathroom was very clean and modern. The kitchen was fine and the view from the studio was really beautiful. It's just a few minutes from Dam square and the staff is really kind and helpful.
They helped me printing the e-tickets for the return flight and they let us have the check out at midday.
I definitely recommend these apartments. You will have a great time. I had a great time.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled with friends
    • 4 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010

Amsterdam Cribs was an amazing self-catering find. Perfect location and the staff were great on our arrival and departure, offering us advice on where to visit, etc. The apartment was good value, although the rooms were a little sparcely decorated, but for the location we were definitely willing to let that slide. There were no problems with noise, which I was concerned about before we arrived, although the walls are very thin if there was a noisy party in the joining apartment.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Amsterdam Cribs Red Light B&B

Address: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 41, 1012 EJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #62 of 179 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Amsterdam Cribs / Red Light B&B is a superior quality smokers getaway in the heart of the city. This self-catering and recently renovated accommodation is perfect to tune into the city vibe. ... more   less 
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