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“If you can, i reccomend you avoid it!” 2 of 5 stars
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Hotel Max
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hemonystraat 7 Sous | near Stadhouderskade, 1074 BK Amsterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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Ranked #268 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
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“If you can, i reccomend you avoid it!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

I would say that you are getting what yiu are pating for, or just a little bit less.
Im not very picky guy but i have to let you guys know that the location of this hotel is not great (about 20-25 minutes walk from the city center), the only good thing about its location is that it's across the street from LIDL. It was RELATIVELY close to heineken experince and museums.

Thehotel reception is in an ither hotel, not far away though. The room was clean but very small and something that i susspect (i hope it wasnt really) a mouse trap! I'd suggest that you stay there with someone you feel comfortable with sincw the toilet is not prictae!

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marcelscheepstra, Eigenaar at Hotel Max, responded to this review, November 3, 2014
Thank you for your review. We take all feedback serious.

Please book next time directly by our website for the direct discount.
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  • Location
    3.5 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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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I stayed here with a friend back at the start of last summer while visiting friends in Amsterdam. We booked in advance, if I recall, 4 nights here. As students, it seemed pretty economical and if you really don't mind crashing somewhere rough this may just be your place. The rooms are incredibly cramped with a very strange toilet/shower combo with relatively no privacy. Behind the radiators we found what appeared to be a large rat trap full of bait which was pretty disgusting. If you fancy a continental breakfast while staying here you must travel across the bridge to its sister hotel down the street as Hotel Max does not have a common room or even a reception. Finally I would like to add that the hotel is located in a quiet part of the city about a 25 minute walk from the main tourist drags of Leidseplein and Dam Sq so be prepared for a long walk back or even a taxi if you have a few drinks or smokes in your evenings out. Hotel Max is a budget hotel, made for budget tourists so you can expect a budget service in the end.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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marcelscheepstra, Eigenaar at Hotel Max, responded to this review, February 22, 2014
We thank you for this feedback. Especially after 9 months to notify here instead of coming directly. We put the proof of pestcontrol on tripadvisor pictures that this review is total nonsens of a guest who is frustrated because of something else.

Unfortunaly we can not make every guest pleased.

We are controlled every month.
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

First days we stayed in hotel Max and it was great. The service was great. We got free champagne for valentines day and sweet cookies. The staff advised us perfectly.
We extended in hotel Iris because the Max was full. Low priced hotel with great service.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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marcelscheepstra, Eigenaar at Hotel Max, responded to this review, February 21, 2014
Thank u 4 the great review
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Our stay was wonderful besides the crazy weather outside, we loved to stay in and have a nice quite time with my girlfriend. Hotel was small but comfy as hell. Really nice location, close to everything you want, Heineken experience, Van Gogh museum, Rijkmuseum, basically everything you want is 10minute a walk. Because of construction, which we didn't even notice, we needed to check-in in Hotel Iris, which was accross the street, no problem. There is no reception in Hotel Max, altho we could just take phone(every floor had their own) and call them any time of the day/night. In Iris receptionists were soo nice, i think the best thing that this hotel had. They helped with everything, starting from offering coffee/tea at the check-in time till giving extra towels and helping as much as they could. Really delicious breakfast at Iris, fresh bread straight from oven. mmmm, cake! Thanks for lovely time Hotel Iris and Max!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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marcelscheepstra, Eigenaar at Hotel Max, responded to this review, February 15, 2014
thank your for the review
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Madrid, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We were a bit afraid because of the comments we saw. But we had a great stay. The rooms wear cleaned everyday. The room are not big but the small shower inside the room gives you privacy. Location is close to every body. Because of wintertimes we had to check in hotel Iris next door (100 meters) where we we had a great breakfast. The hot waffles and the friendly breakfast ladies are an plus

Overall: gracias

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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marcelscheepstra, Manager at Hotel Max, responded to this review, February 6, 2014
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Knowle, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

A bit spartan, but clean, comfortable and quiet. Very convenient for the town as well.
The staff over the road were also helpful and pleasant.
It also helped that we were able to park two motorbikes outside quite safely. There`s also a small supermarket opposite.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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marcelscheepstra, Eigenaar at Hotel Max, responded to this review, February 3, 2014
Thanks for the review. It is very helpfull for us.

We advise you in the future book directly by the hotel. We can offer a special rate for returning guest. The best room are given to returning guest.

We rent out bikes and have an tours and tickets desk.
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Amsterdam
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Value for money. Good for friends or couples who expect cheap but clean accommodation. Cleaning service - every day; free Wifi; possibility of breakfast.
Position next to supermarket and coffee shop.

Overall - fully satisfied.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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marcelscheepstra, Eigenaar at Hotel Max, responded to this review, February 2, 2014
This review we are very pleased with. We always want to improve our hotel.

Thank you.
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Address: Hemonystraat 7 Sous | near Stadhouderskade, 1074 BK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #268 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Max 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
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