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Flower Market Apartment
3.5 of 5 Apartment Hotel   |   Kerkstraat 248, Amsterdam-Centrum, Amsterdam 1017 HA, The Netherlands (Rembrandtplein)   |  
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Ranked #272 of 343 hotels in Amsterdam
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“Trip with the girls”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Overall a decent apartment in a good location. This is an okay apartment with a few words of warning to fellow renters. First, the apartment owner does NOT accept ANY credit cards...NONE of the websites that advertise this property state this when booking a room. When the owner meets you to check you in he WILL expect CASH only for payment. This did not cause a problem for our trip but did catch us off guard, and I feel the need to warn other potential renters who this could affect adversely...bring cash with you when you check in. DO NOT STAY HERE IF YOU NEED TO PUT THIS ROOM ON A CREDIT CARD TO HELP SUBSIDIZE YOUR TRIP!!!
The staircase is very steep to get to 2nd and 3rd floors, if you have a problem with stairs, this is not the place for you. If you will be bringing large, heavy or awkward luggage, this is not the place for you...there are 40 very steep stairs to the 3rd floor. This apartment does not have blinds to block out the morning sun, bring an eye mask. If you are a light sleeper, bring ear plugs. The apartment is not insulated well, and you can hear EVERYTHING that is happening on the street below.
On a positive note, the apartment is spacious and would easily sleep 6 people. Be warned, 4 people will be sleeping in the same large room. This apartment is also within easy walking distance to the flower market, many restaurants, clubs and shopping.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

stayed for three nights with two friends for a city break. been to amsterdam many times and much prefered having own apartment to hotel. apartment is in very central location however it is above two gay bars which are open until 3am. noise is a issue in living room but not so much of an issue in bedrooms. there is also a lot of noise in morning when the bars are clearing up. This being said amsterdam is a noisy place at the best of times and with use of earlugs i slept fine. we were also up partying late so it might be more of an issue for others.
in terms of the apartment it is nice, clean and kitchen is well equiped. the stairs into and within are extremely steep and are a bit of a hazard. took 2 of us to get case up stairs. while most stairs are steep in amsterdam these are more like a ladder. living room was ok could have been cleaner, kitchen good. main bedroom exceptional, second one a bit on small side. one major issue is that bedrooms and shower room are on top floor but toilet is downstairs in livingroom/kitchen/study level. this is a pain in middle of night.
overall i found it good value and service from stayamsterdam was good. however as smokers we were not happy to be told we could not smoke especially as advert clearly stated you could. just had to go to more coffeeshops instead!

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Kerkstraat 248, Amsterdam-Centrum, Amsterdam 1017 HA, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Rembrandtplein
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly )
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Ranked #272 of 343 hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Flower Market Apartment 3.5*
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