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Damrak Inn Hotel Amsterdam
2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Damrak 58-59, 1012 LL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)   |  
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Ranked #243 of 305 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Good location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Great location walking distance to everything. Hotel is above a chip shop and it smells in the hotel hallways, however it didn't in the room. Room was basic and clean. Clean towels and cleaner came in everyday. Reception staff very helpful with directions, advice etc. Quite noisy in the morning with trams and a church bell that went off one morning. However our room was facing the street. The stairs were very steep and we struggled with out cases..but steep stairs seem to be the norm in Amsterdam. Good for price if your just looking for somewhere to put your head down.

Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Pro: perfect location -very close to Central Station and as well you can walk to all points of interest. Clean room, clean and neat sheets and towels- changed daily, not bad for a budget hotel. Friendly staff, 24h/day, they give you maps and info about the city (I had a nice conversation with one of the office stuff- shame I don't remember his name- a young guy very friendly, gave me a lot of useful info about the city)
Con: Small room, can't store the big luggage (we left it in the airport locker for $10 euros/day), narrow stairs.
Tip: if you come from the airport, is not worth to take a taxi, we paid 50 Euros from airport to the hotel on the way in, when we left we took the train, runs every 15 min (October), is cheap (I think is about 4 euros) and fast

Room Tip: Rooms with window facing interior court is quiet. Don’t take a big luggage with you, room is small...
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sutton, St Helens, United Kingdom
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I've stayed in here 3 times now, never had any major complaints, the bedding is clean, as a the towels and the rest of the room in general, as with every hotel in Amsterdam, your knackered if your on anything above the 1st floor, we stayed on the 3rd, but it's expected so I can't make too much fuss over it. The rooms we stayed in, 42 was ok, there was a fan, big opening windows, a good shower with shower gel and hand wash, a flat screen tv on the wall, one thing I was expecting as a kettle and tea making equipment, which isn't available in rooms, very disappointing, on the plus there is free wifi and the location is excellent... It was cheap enough so was probably above our expectations, but as mentioned Ive stayed here a few times and have never had any problems really, would recommend it!

Room Tip: No.42 faces the rear so avoids most of the noise from trams and those dressed church bells!
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

stayed here for 3 nights, thurs-sun for 397 euro. that's over £100 a night, for that money I expect at least a kettle in the room to make a coffe. there is nothing on the website to indicate the no food, no nothing approach to these rooms. I emailed two weeks in advance to request a room on the lower floors, my partner is disabled and finds stairs a nightmare. the reply came back that our room was on the second floor, in reality on the day, we were 68 stairs up in the roof. that's a lot of stairs to the top floor attic room.

I would not stay here again, the mouse box by the tv, with one mouse poo, stayed there our entire stay despite room service changing towels daily.

they did let us check out an hour later than usual and the staff were very pleasant and helpful and did store our suitcase for the day when we checked out.

if you just want a bed for the night, stay here. if you want at least a cup of tea in your room, avoid this place, £100 a night, I expect better that this, I have had better than this for a the same price in Amsterdam. £100 a night should get you a fridge and a kettle!

Room Tip: stay eleswhere
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Damrak 58-59, 1012 LL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Dam Square
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #243 of 305 B&Bs / Inns in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Damrak Inn Hotel Amsterdam 2*
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