I ended up in Amsterdam on a busy weekend in November. The attraction was not the weather but I could not find a room at any of the hotels I usually stay at. I liked the location of this, which is the ONLY thing it has going for it. It's basically a hostel which has private rooms which rent as
if they're a hotel. The halls with linoleum floors echo every sound including every door opened, closed, locked, unlocked, every cell phone call. Impossible to sleep. NOT a hotel, a youth hostel masquerading and charging as a hotel. Skimpy towel, no reading light, no soap or cup in the bathroom. I"ve posted a video about it on youtube, that's how horrible it was. Check out the video: http://youtu.be/I1cjD3kh9sI
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to Hans Brinker, the cheapest, the worst, the best..No swimming pool, no roomservice, no pick-up service, no bridal-suite, no gym, no spa,no bellboy but cheap rooms, a restaurant, a nice bar, a club, 24 hour reception and 500 beds. The Hans Brinker Budget Hotel is the famous budget hotel in the city centre Amsterdam. It's located between the canals with a 2 minute walk to the famous entertainment area Leidseplein and a 5 minute walk to the museums at Museumplein. Public transport is nearby the hotel: you can take the tram to every direction in Amsterdam within a 2 minute walk. From Amsterdam Central Station take tramline 1, 2 or 5 to the hotel (in approximately 10 minutes at stop Keizersgracht). This budget hotel can accommodate individuals, backpackers and groups (students, scholars etc.). The hotel has single, double and triple rooms and dorms up to 8 persons. Each room has a private bathroom and lockers for personal belongings. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the spacious common area. There is a bar and an underground club, which is open every night till late. Free WIFI-access is available in the common areas. For the best stay in Amsterdam Hans Brinker provides tickets for many activities, bike rental, boat tours and other great deals. ... more less
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