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“Excellent little find” 4 of 5 stars
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Rembrandt Classic Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Herengracht 255, 1016 BJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Jordaan)   |  
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Ranked #223 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
Margate, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
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17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Excellent little find”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We stayed as part of a lads weekend away. There were 6 of us staying in rooms of 3. The rooms were fine, they could do with a lick of paint but they were good enough for us. Flat screen tv, clean bathroom with a decent shower and the rooms were spacious and the beds extremely comfortable. We didn't have breakfast in the hotel so can't comment on that but all the staff I had dealing with were very friendly and helpful. Without a doubt the main plus of this hotel is the location. It is literally a few minutes walk to dam square and along the way you walk past a supermarket and o'reillys irish bar both of which we used regularly. Would definitely stay here again if visiting amsterdam.

Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Stayed for 11 nights on business late Sept to early October.
Here are the issues:
This property is very run down... If you think the lobby is bad, wait till you check out your room.
Windows in bathroom and room had very visible moldy grout.
Phone didn't work.
Internet was extremely iffy and problematic.
Furniture looks like it is from the 70's.
Front desk clerk lied about reasons why phones did not work.
ONLY REDEEMING FEATURE: location

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This hotel was very basic and disappointing. However, it had a great location and views of the canal were lovely. Our room was spacious, but it was so run down and tired it wasn't true, the paint was falling off the windows and beams, the curtains were filthy, as were the walls and doors. The carpet was stained and so were the bed bases. The bedding was clean and the beds comfortable, the bathroom was equally badly maintained, but was clean. Breakfast was good and the staff were both efficient and pleasant.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cairo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

While the employees may not seem very friendly, they do get the job done. located on one of the canals, a 2 min walk away from Dam square and a 10 min walk from Central station.

The hotel amenities are basic, so no need to get breakfast (just run down and go to one of the many shops downstairs) also do not forget that there will be a city tax per person added to the booking and a 50 euro holding fee for anything you may have extra.

make sure to book the hotel directly from the website to get the best fare!

Cheers

Room Tip: get a room that overlooks the canal
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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carndonagh,ireland
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49 hotel reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This is a basic,tidy,no frills hotel,old style decor about 5mins walk to dam square,nice breakfast room overlooking the canal.Have nothing bad or good to say about this hotel,it did the job!!!! It's just far enough away from the hustle and bustle.Nice quiet area.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 hotel reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The hotel was clean and basic. The view was great. We were overlooking the canal. It was very nice to sit and watch the canal activity. Only drawback is there is a City tax that you have to pay that is not included in your booking.

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  • Stayed August 2013, 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Bogota, Colombia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

My first impression upon entering the Hotel was how unkept it was. The night clerk did not help the image with his attitude. The hallways leading to the room showed how unkept the hotel was with it worn rugs and unpainted walls.

I should add a lot of people stay there from what I could see in the morning but only one night was enough for me so I went to another hotel.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Rembrandt Classic Hotel

Address: Herengracht 255, 1016 BJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Jordaan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #223 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Rembrandt Classic Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 111
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Rembrandt Classic Hotel is a comfortable 3 star hotel situated on the Herengracht, one of the most prestigious and peaceful canals, in the city centre of Amsterdam.Set in beautiful seventeenth and nineteenth century houses and close to Dam square and most important tourist attractions, you can enjoy the true atmosphere of Amsterdam.The hotel is close to the main shopping streets, a stone throw away from Dam square, 10 to 15 minutes walking distance from the Central Station and the night life areas.Famous museums like Anne Frank house, Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh museum can be easily reached by foot or tram. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Classic Hotel Rembrandt
Classic Hotel Amsterdam
Rembrandt Amsterdam
Rembrandt Hotel Amsterdam

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