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BEST WESTERN Leidse Square Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Tesselschadestraat 23, 1054 Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Vondelpark)   |  
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Ranked #123 of 343 hotels in Amsterdam
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I was impressed by the location to all the amenities, the trams took you anywhere from the great location of Leide square where you have a Hard Rock Cafe, lots of restaurants at hand and plenty of alcohol establishments if that's what you're after. The hotel was clean and breakfast was a good choice European style. Will visit again soon!

Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Good hotel in great location. Literally 5 minutes from leidsplein and all it has to offer.
We travelled in a group of 13 and were all placed on the same floor. The hotel staff are very friendly and helpful. Great bar open until midnight, thanks to Mohammed for his friendly service.
Some of the group had breakfast 10€ if you book at checkin but 12€ otherwise. I believe it was a very good selection, however many of us went across to the main square were there was a great selection of bars/cafés were you got more for your money.
Brilliant situation for the hop on hop off bus/boat for tours around Amsterdam.
Hotel rooms were very clean and had a good nights sleep. The bathrooms had plenty of toiletries and clean towels every day.
I would certainly recommend a stay here.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Mannheim, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

it was generally ok. Arrived in Amsterdam when it was heavily raining, windy and cold. Since this is a budget hotel, i really expected a 2 or 3 star service since this is in Europe, it's of 2 star quality for me.. Nothing new, nothing fancy but the reason i booked it because i was given a special price from Agoda.. (was lucky enough to get it heavily discounted) and i guessed that it was centrally located. One can stay here only for a few nights which is favorable for me compared to a hostel where toilets are shared. I'll prefer to stay for a hotel with a private bathroom even on a budget.

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We spent 3 nights here in mid-November 2013. A triple room had 3 very comfortable twin beds for Mom, Dad & daughter age 20. Room was very clean with plenty of space. A closet and desk top only - could use more space for placing things and unpacking luggage. Had a nice flat screen TV with some English channels. Bathroom was bright and spacious. Big tub with shower that had plenty of hot water and good pressure. Complimentary soaps, shampoo, and cream. Beds made up & towels changed daily. Breakfast was good at 10 Euros if booked the night before (12 Euro otherwise); included coffees, teas, breads, cold-cuts, cheeses, hard boiled eggs, cereals, granola, yogurt, fruit and pastries. Location is great! Short walk to Leidse Square aka Leidsplein, Old Town, Rieks Museum, Van Gough Museum, Diamond Museum, Casino. Central Station easy to get to on the Tram > take 1, 2, or 5 Tram. Hotel could be a little tough to find for those navigating on foot. It's located down a side street behind the Marriot Hotel. There is an elevator, however depending on room location, there may be a few stairs. The hotel staff was very pleasant and accomodating. They helped with directions and suggestions for eateries & shopping. When we first arrived we were chilly - they quickly responded with extra blankets & promptly helped us to operate the radiators. Nice hotel on a budget. Would return and highly recommend.

Room Tip: We requested a quiet room and were placed on 5th floor at end of hall. Was a good size room and ind...
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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Gyongyos, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I was there on last week for a one night. Good location, from Centraal Station by tram 1,2 or 5, stop Leidseplein, walking distance the old town. Staff is really friendly, the room ( nr 51 ) is a corner room on ground floor, big windows, very comfortable, best bed of this year ( 10 country , 10 hotel in this year ) for me. Bathroom is avarage. BUT ! In the room are a stairs!! So I stepped into room and for a second steps I falled down in dark. I had not time to switch on the light, the stairs are so next to door and no any sign shows it. Please be carefull. It is a good hotel, but I do not give a 5 because my ankle still is in pain.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Maalot Tarshikha, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We stayed for 4 nights, at November 2013, 2 friends in twin room.
The room was large enough, with closet, LCD TV, 2 tables, and large window.
The mattress was awesome! very comfortable and clean, such as the room that was clean every day.
The breakfast was also good compares to another 3* hotels.
Staff was very lovely and helpful.
Location is great, 2 minutes walk to Leidsplein.

Room Tip: 106 was good.
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

My room was quiet and although not very large it was adequate. The bathroom was very good. The breakfast for 10Euro was a good buffet.

My room key was temperamental but was replaced by the staff and from then on worked just fine.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Tesselschadestraat 23, 1054 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Vondelpark
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #123 of 343 hotels in Amsterdam
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Leidse Square Hotel 3*
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Multistory Hotel housed in 19th-century building within a short walk to Leidseplein, bars, nightclubs & the Municipal Theatre. ... more   less 
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Ach Leidse Square Amsterdam
Hotel Ach Leidse Square

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