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“Cheap and cheery.” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Old Quarter
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Warmoestraat 22 | 1012 JD Amsterdam, 1012 JD Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District)   |  
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Ranked #253 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
Perth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Cheap and cheery.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

stayed here over the weekend, room was not that great but you get what you pay for.. very very good location and close to everything you need. staff were very friendly and accomodating which makes up for the room. its about the experience not just the room.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Tallinn, Estonia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights. Very good location just in the heart of Amsterdam. Train station, bars, restaurants, coffee shops, red light.. everything is just around the corner.
Rooms were small and it smelled as if guests had been smoking inside since the 16th century. Bathroom with a shower was down the hall. The bar/restaurant downstairs was shut during the night so the rooms were quiet. If you want to live in the center then I guess you have to deal with the tiny rooms but I still believe it was a bit overpriced when it comes to other European cities.
Even though the travel websites say you can pay with a credit card then actually you cannot.
If you are not too picky and do care about location, then for a reasonable price it is worth staying at Old Quarter.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Dinas Powys, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

ive visited the old quarter for 10yrs now an ive ad 10 newyears there ..this one will be my last which is sad .i herd it had new management so i thought wel ill giv it a go bad mistake .it cost ALOT more money theres no atmushere like before all the old staff have gone except for a couple ..the staff made it ..they were the best a little family..the chef is still ther an hes still brill but the menus terible theyv cut it down so much hardley no dutch food its a boring menu..feel quite sorry for the chef he can do so much hes wasted there..the rooms are the same you get what u pay for wel before i was fine we that now not a chance for what there charging..i thought we the price going up theyd refurbished but no just upolstery in the bar which wernt needed..my wardrobe was falling apart each draw ad a different front basically its all bonfire wood ..but for me the happiness gone an the family gone an so i am ..its such a shame..if anyone knows were robert an nancy have gone please let me no

  • Stayed December 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here over the last few days for the wintermarket. Rooms were tidy and clean and what I'd expect for the money paid. The bar restaurant was lovely and the staff were more than accommodating. The food was just unreal! All home made produce and the steak was melt in your mouth! Really relaxed environment. Would defiantly eat here again and if I was on a budget again I would stay here again for a night at the most.

  • Stayed December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Paris, France
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

YEP ! its this type of hotel , you go there once and you wonder why the you didnt wanted to book something a bit more expensive cos now you regret ..impossible to sleep 3 hours straight in this HOSTEL....doors banging , paper thin walls, disgusting bathroom, smelly room, old carpet , cold temperature i mean no hitter on ....you can hear everything from the street just down the hotel and considering this is the warmoesstraat, pretty busy 24h/7 its pretty noisy ....

so yeah avoid this place except if you just need a place for your bags

the people who work there (no locals) make you feel like you are disturbing them every time you talk them , they are rude , not happy to be there

only the "chef" is a nice guy and will always have a smile for you ..

SO basically dont go there ....it was probably the tenth time i came to Amsterdam and i ll never do that mistake again , better to go to a normal hostel instead of paying for this cheap hotel

never again

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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Nice, France
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

The room was as basic as you can get. 2 small beds in a room barely bigger than those beds. More of a closet really. Shared toilet and shower were clean overall and the catacombe feeling of the hallways has its charm but 70 euros a night for the cheapest room definetely there, wasn't worth it. Location excellent and cool staff.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Warmoestraat 22 | 1012 JD Amsterdam, 1012 JD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #253 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Old Quarter 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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