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“Good location” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel Ajax
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rokin 104, 1012 KZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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Free breakfast with your stay
Ranked #264 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Good location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The location was good hotel is on the Main Street close the few attractions Amsterdam has. Room was clean. Breakfast was basic. It was difficult getting our luggage up the steep steps. Room was a good size and clean.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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HotelAjax, General Manager at Hotel Ajax, responded to this review, July 8, 2014
Dear Lindsay,

Thank you for your kind review. Our hotel is situated in the heart of Amsterdam. The hotel is situated in a 400 year old building. This is the charm of our hotel. Therefore the entrance is of a typical building in Amsterdam, with the typical stairs.

We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back at our hotel.

With kind regards,
The management of Hotel Ajax
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a long weekend,
excellent base location for exploring the city. Friendly, helpful staff. Rooms basic but with all you need. Fresh food at breakfast for a good start to the day. Overall great stay.

  • Stayed May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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HotelAjax, General Manager at Hotel Ajax, responded to this review, June 11, 2014
Dear Lottie,

Thank you for your nice review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and liked our breakfast.

We hope to welcome you in the future back at our hotel.

With kind regards,
The Management of Hotel Ajax
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Valencia, Spain
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100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Location is perfect. Between Dam and Rembrandt, right in the center. Rooms are ok, quite small and slightly worn out but comfy.

A bit noisy-they were drilling in the canal. No desk, so to work I had to sit on bed and it was weary... but if you just want a bed to crash and some food to get you started, it's more than enough!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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HotelAjax, General Manager at Hotel Ajax, responded to this review, May 29, 2014
Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel.

As you noticed our hotel is in the middle of the city centre. As Amsterdam is a very busy city and because of our central location, outside noises unfortunately cannot be eliminated completely.

Because we are a 2 star hotel we indeed offer basic facilities and we do our very best to offer all our guests a nice stay at our hotel.

With kind regards,
The management of Hotel Ajax
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for a long weekend and to be honest it was fine. The stairs are a killer but I didn't mind the work out. The staff are pretty friendly and helpful. View we had from our room 316 was really lovely. The location was brilliant. Can hear a lot at night time but you expect that anyway. Rooms got a bit cold at night and not every double room is guaranteed a double bed. Fine if your looking for something Cheap and cheerful.

  • Stayed April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Krakow, Poland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Me, my sister and her boyfriend stayed in Hotel Ajax 2 nights. The service was very good, staff was very friendly. The reception desk is of course open 24 hours. The room was quite expensive, but we booked the room the day we arrived and that was really busy weekend in Amsterdam. Hotel is placed in the city center so it is very close to pubs, restaurants.
I found only 2 disadvantages.
1) Rooms are really small and cramped.
2) To log in the Internet you have to do it trough the facebook. Then it asks you to agree with the facebook conditions.

Anyway I reccomend that Hotel to people who wants only sleep there and visit the city.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

The place is dirty. The first room had two mice running about. The view from the window was a brick wall. We complained as they put us in a room at the front off the hotel, it was slightly better. My opinion the place needs shut down.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

positive points: location: central; and personnel: kind
for the rest I found it extremely expensive and disastrously neglected: even the brush in the bathroom broke and fell inside the WC!! and I was unable to unlock the window which remained open during the night. the receptionist unlocked it the following morning

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service

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Address: Rokin 104, 1012 KZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #264 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Ajax 2*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Ajax Hotel is a two star hotel in the city centre of Amsterdam. It is centrally located between all of the tourist attractions including the Van Gogh Museum, the Anne Frank House and a wealth of pubs and discos. This family-driven hotel overlooks the Amstel canal and is beautifully located in the city centre, just between the two most visited squares of Amsterdam: Rembrandtsquare and Damsquare. When you are visiting a congress in Amsterdam you can reach the exhibition centre Rai and other meetingcentres easily by car, walking and public transport. ... more   less 
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