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“Perfect weekend cheapie!” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Di-Ann
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Raadhuisstraat 27, 1016 DC Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Jordaan)   |  
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Ranked #271 of 345 Hotels in Amsterdam
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“Perfect weekend cheapie!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We stayed at the Hotel Diann just for the weekend but it more than fitted our needs! Quiet rooms, ensuite bathroom and breakfast in the morning was all we needed. The added bonus was that our room had a balcony looking over a canal which was lovely. The stairs to get to the reception are quite steep as people have said but it became more of a joke than a hinderence and many a time we laughed walking up them! All in all a great place to stay and would definately book here again!

Room Tip: Close to the train station (10 min walk) and Dam square (5 min)
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Duisburg, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

+ very Close to damrak and centraal
+ nice and helpful staff (from Egypt) ;-)
+ not loud although located at a main street
+ breakfast is also ok
+ very funny stairway up to reception :-)
+ even good for singles


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

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

It was my 21st birthday on 2nd December and my mum and dad kindly paid for me and my boyfriend (aged 23) to go Amsterdam for the weekend.

Staff:
We arrived at the hotel early in the morning as we had a very early morning flight, the young girl on reception was very helpful, telling us about the best clubs, cafe's, restraunts and other places to visit in Amsterdam. Another staff member (male) showed us to our room, he was also very pleasant and polite.

Room:
We had a balcony room which was amazing and we saw some beautiful sights!! I was surprised as we entered the room as I had read some awful reviews on here prior to our stay.

The room was basic, but had everything we needed. The room was very clean, very very warm (i was worried about it being cold as it was december and very cold out there) but it was actually very warm, cosy and comfterble. The bed was clean with clean sheets and was confterble. The maids changed the bedding everyday and freshened the room up whilst we was out, which we were fine with but you can request for them not to enter your room. The bathroom was good, had everything you needed like shampoo, conditioner flannels etc. There was not a Hair dryer in our room, however the reception happily provided us with one (plus adapters as we forgot them too).

Location:
The location was brilliant, we were close to everything and saved money on paying for taxi's traints etc. The locals are lovely and are very helpful.

Overall we had a good holiday and are already planning our second trip to the same hotel for March this year!

hope I have covered everything, sorry we took no pictures!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Amsterdam
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Location is great. Apart from that, the hotel is dirty (no housekeeping service at all) and the staff is quite impolite. There is a TV in the room which doesn't work, the restroom smells, breakfast is poor.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service

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Amsterdam
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

the hotel was very close to dam square , the staff were lovely very helpfull and kind . the room was small, but clean , bed comfy .. we would stay again , we could look out of our balcony and see the royal palace ... breakfast very nice ,,,, just be prepared for the stairs not for the faint hearted lol . all in all we loved it

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

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We arrived at the hotel after a very early morning flight to find an argument in the main reception!!! A group of guests & the reception staff...about the state of their rooms & noise. We get told by the guests don't bother to stay there!!! I'm thinking where else do we stay as it's the MTV shows this weekend in Amsterdam literally every hotel we walked past on the way to the hotel was fully booked.
We came back later after we left our bags in the locker room & explored the city...we were offered 2 rooms as a couple didn't check in...we are thinking this must be because of the situation when we arrived! One room had a balcony which I liked but the noise was a little loud (trams & traffic) we also felt a very cold draft coming through the doors so that put my partner off. We opted for the smaller room & it was in the corner of the building over looking the canal. Rooms are cosy & basic but not worth what you pay for...the only reason we can think of this cost is for the location as 10mins walk from The Dam & 5mins (maybe not even that) walk to Anne Frank's house. Our sink was literally in the shower we could have showered & cleaned ourselves at the same time! My bedside light was hanging off the main headboard & there's no hearing in the rooms. There's a very steep stairs not suitable for young children/elderly people & we couldn't see a lift anywhere...don't carry heavy suitcases!
The breakfast was very basic yogurt, cereal & toast.
I hope to try another hotel if returning to the city, as we can get somewhere more central for the same cost & the quality of the rooms a bit more standard.
Ps. If you have a cat allergy then don't stay here as there's 2 resident cats on the main floor that like to wonder!

Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Arrived to the hotel to find out they "hadn't" received our booking and because it was a busy weekend there were no rooms left. I was travelling with a group of friends and we had booked 2 rooms. 3 of the girls had their room sorted and was fine, but they said they didn’t have a room for the other 2 of us. The manager got involved, firstly ignoring us whilst we was trying to ask him normal questions such as: Do you not have any rooms left at all? After an hour waiting around, He then finally found a room which was funnily enough NEXT DOOR to my friends room. After giving us the room key, he snatched it out of my brothers hand, started swearing at us and walked away like a child! After a few moments he came back out and gave us the key to our room? After an awful start to the trip we got to our rooms to find no safe in the girls room, but a safe in our room which didn’t work. So we had nowhere to store or keep safe our personal belongings. The second day, one of the staff members walked straight into my friends room without even knocking and disturbed them. This is the morning when the girls are trying to get dressed!! So this random man who’s staff just walked into a room full of girls trying to get changed which i think is disgusting!!

The rooms are small, dirty walls and ceilings, needs a good refurb! Quite loud too, can hear people from above making noise walking around. Also very loud from the road.

Stairs are scarily narrow, not for older people or children.

Pictures of the hotel arent very accurate, as not all rooms have a balcony, not as big as they look etc.

Overall the service my friends and i received was shocking and i would NEVER stay here again.

Don’t recommend this hotel to anyone.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Raadhuisstraat 27, 1016 DC 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
Hotel Style:
Ranked #271 of 345 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Di-Ann 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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