Stayed here on a uni trip and manh of us were dreading staying here. Not sure what some of the bad reviews are about. The price reflects what's avaliable: bed and breakfast. Rooms are clean, only real problems are no ladders to the top bunk (came home with a bruised shin from getting down) and the bathroom was small and the shower head was fixed, meaning showering was difficult. Yet happy hour was good, in fact great. 'Snacks' from the snack menu were plenty big enough, if not too big for a snack. I ended up having one of the snacks for a meal to myself. Not a brilliant hotel, but not sure where the title of 'worst hotel' has come from and I work at a 5 star hotel. Also, mikes bikes next door were good. I would recomme using them if wanting to go further away from the hostel then the bulb market or the gallery around the corner. Also very close to a Ben and Jerry's ice cream cafe and an irish bar. Trams are useful.
- 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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