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NH Amsterdam Doelen
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Nieuwe Doelenstraat, 26 | City Center, 1012CP Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly NH Doelen) (Binnenstad)   |  
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Ranked #227 of 346 Hotels in Amsterdam
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great hotel!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Stayed at the nH Doelen with a buddy, The location is PERFECT. All the coffeeshops, stores, bars and clubs are nearby. The staff is really friendly and helpful, the room was awesome as well! Really great hotel, we will be coming back.

Stayed May 2014, 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

I have just spent four days in amsterdam with my fiancé, the hotel was tidy but a little dated which in our minds gave a bit of charm, breakfast was ok with plenty of cold choices, pastries and bread options, although lacking in the hot food department, hard boiled & scrambled eggs and streaky bacon was the only hot items offered on all of the four breakfasts we had, The bed was soft, if too soft for my partner who has a back problem, great location in the centre of town.

Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Brasilia, DF
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78 reviews 78 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The experience at the hotel was not what I expected. I have stayed at NH hotels in the past (NH at Santiago, Chile) and that was the reason I booked this hotel, but please, this will never be a four star hotel! No air conditioning, old, old carpet, apparent wiring, problems with credit card upon arrival (had to pay cash for the stay), 'soft' bed. Will complain at front desk and at the website. I am writing on my first night at the room and did not observe the points when I checked in, unfortunately.

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Madrid, Spain
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

It's in a great location but I found it a bit noisy and the room was not very clean and evrything seemed a bit too old. Overall it was a bit more than 200€ a night, so not the cheapest. I wouldn't repeat.

Room Tip: Try a high floor and a room on the river side, not on Doelen street.
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Marbella, Spain
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14 hotel reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

After a friendly check-in, i came to my room , and was surprised to step back into the 60, the room was so simple and tiny, it felt like i was staying in monastery, a big old TV, with a non working remote contol, the bathroom was clean but so tiny , my shoulders didn't fit the space,and i had to walk sideways to get to the toilet, only one towel, to be honest i felt a little bit depressed in this room, it's been one of the worst i ever stayed in, also the general state of the hotel was a disapointment, damaged walls, falling wallpapers, this hotel is in no way a 4 stars, it felt more like a two stars, be aware, and the price wasn't even that great, 89 euros for one night,without breakfast, never again

Room Tip: Book another hotel, unless you like retro,with a run down look
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Spent a weekend here. The staff very very good and the breakfast was a good start to the day, with excellent variety. Something for everybody.
The rooms were good and clean, but as others have stated it is a little tired. We were on the 5th floor and there is only one small lift, which is a little small and very slow.From here we walked to the station, Anne Franks House and the Museum quarter. None of the walks took more than 20mins. It was a little noisy at night, due to motorists who couldn't keep their hands off the horn and several instances off emergency vehicle alarms going for several minutes.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Address: Nieuwe Doelenstraat, 26 | City Center, 1012CP Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly NH Doelen)
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Binnenstad
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#88 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — NH Amsterdam Doelen 4*
Number of rooms: 85
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Amsterdam’s oldest and most celebrated hotel, the NH Amsterdam Doelen hotel rests on the banks of the Amstel River in the heart of the city’s historic center. Dating back to the 17th century this cultural landmark has played host to everyone from Queen Victoria and Empress Sissi to The Beatles and Rembrandt—whose world famous "Night Watch" was painted on the hotel’s third floor. ... more   less 
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