This hotel is right in the Center of Amsterdam with less than 5 mins walking distance from Dam square and less than 15mins from central station. Location is therefore perfect. The space restriction hits you at first, starting from the small reception area, the narrow, steep staircase and the room dimensions. The shower/toilet room was especially challenging to use. In fact there is no breakfast area but this is served to your room, at a time to your convenience. However I understood that most hotels in central Dam are structured this way and after a day or two you get used to it. Overall room was clean and serviced well. Breakfast light but very fresh. I would reconsider booking to this hotel again in the event of another visit to this beautiful city. Not sure if something can be done to remedy, but TV location on top of bed was somewhat uncomfortable, whilst carrying jam packed suitcases down those stairs was somewhat of a killer. Also, our room lacked air conditioning - it was not really needed and keeping window ajar was good enough when the evenings got a bit warm. Otherwise pleasant stay! PS. Would have given 3.5 rating if available - considering basic services provided I think this is fair.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Looking for an excellent central location with friendly service and extras like breakfast in bed? Then choose Hotel de Gerstekorrel, where guests return year after year! Our 32 room hotel offers single rooms, 2 persons rooms, triple rooms as well as four persons rooms - come alone, with a friend, the whole family or a group of friends!Smoking rooms are available in the hotel by advance request. Hotel de Gerstekorrel is a popular and modern hotel close to the famous Dam Square, shopping streets such as De Kalverstraat, the canals, wonderful restaurants and unforgettable nightlife. Do you come for a concert in Ziggo Dome or Heineken music hall? Or want to see the Music Awards? Interested in football stadium Arena, Ajax? Stay with us and you easily reach all these places by public transportation.The famous Amsterdam museums - newly opened Stedelijk Museum and new Rijksmuseum, Hermitage, Van Gogh and several other museums and art galleries are also close by. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- De Gerstekorrel Hotel
- De Gerstekorrel Amsterdam