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“for budget travellers only...” 2 of 5 stars
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Frederiksplein 15, 1017 XK Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)   |  
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Ranked #209 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
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“for budget travellers only...”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2006

We booked this hotel as it looked interesting, we've been to the 'dam a few times now and wanted to try something different.

However, it was not quite what we expected....After finally finding it (tiny sliver of a building!)we picked up the key for the room from the bar beneath the hotel and headed upstairs.

The stairs have no handrail are amazingly steep, quite hard to believe they're actually legal in a hotel. Anyway, got into the room which was fairly small but clean. However,we soon realised that there was no toilet. I had booked a twin room with shower, assuming in my innocence that a loo came along with it! I was wrong it was outside on the landing and whilst clean it is just not something we could compromise on.

The room decor was like student 'digs' (unloved rented accomodation) and if you stood by the window was in danger of developing frostbite as the draught was so bad it was like one of the windows was open.

So, we beat a hasty retreat to get somewhere warm and with it's own loo (NH Schiller, where we'd been previously)

This is not to say that the Hemp Hotel is terrible, it's not, just know what to expect. It's a budget hotel which is not made clear on it's website. It is defintitely not suitable for families or anyone needing the privacy of their own bathroom.

  • Stayed February 2006
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2005

Awsome!!! This place was really fun. Loved th location...very central...loved the theme...this place is very nice, very clean, and very freindly...the room was big and had a good view of the park across the street..it was so much fun

  • Stayed May 2005
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hemp Hotel

Address: Frederiksplein 15, 1017 XK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Stadsdeel Zuid
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #209 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 28

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