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Qbic Hotel Amsterdam WTC
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Mathijs Vermeulenpad 1, 1077 Amsterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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Ranked #152 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Excellent for the price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

While it's well outside central Amsterdam (2 trains away), for what I paid I can't complain. The room was very clean, absolutely huge (never stayed in a room as big), lovely comfy bed, fun rooms, nice and quiet. Very close to the station and a few shops. Staff were friendly and helpful. Don't stay here with someone you're not incredibly comfortable with because there is no door on the bathroom! If I came to Amsterdam again I'd stay somewhere more central, but if you're on a budget it's a good place to stay.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

The hotel is located in a quiet area which seems like the business district so there was nothing open around the area on the weekend. Good thing is that there there is quick and easy access via trains, trams and bussess to anywhere you want to go.

Good concept for a hotel. Seems they took a qube with a bed and and a bathroom and placed it into an empty room.

Room was spacious and comfortable with a comfy chair to kind a lounge if you didn't want to be. In the bed, as well as shelf with bar stools where you could work or eat comfortably.

Just seemed a little impersonable. Hardly any staff around. One staff mentioned that I could have checked myself in at the kiosk because there was no staff around when I arrived. I did to have to wait for more than approximately 5 minutes.

Good room for the money... Well worth it. Will stay again.

Room Tip: Easy and quick to get to city. Self check in available
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 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
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Firstly, yes, I agree with the fact that the Rooms are funky/hip ... the little extra features do make it unique in the sense that these added feature create a different type of atmosphere for a hotel - However, the rooms ("hotel") lack functionality .... besides the safe that is in the room.
- No cupboard space whatsoever.
- No Iron / coffee-tea facilities / hair dryer in the room
- No soap bars/conditioner/shower caps/ear buds
- No air-con/heating control
- No Slippers / Bath mat/towel
- No bar bridge

Thus making it a 2 star category, the only gadget that saves it from falling into the 2star zone is the safe. Moreover, you are bound to get lost .... its almost a guarantee - as there are several exits - which are not clearly marked. It takes a good 15-20 minutes to get from tram stop (zuid) into the centre (flower market) by tram (line 5).

In other words, if you expect the usual extra's such as conditioner/slippers/hair dryer etc .... be sure to take along your own (extra luggage) in the case of a business trip. In addition, all shops in the vicinity close after midnight - meaning you are stranded - unless you take a cab into the centre. The vending machines are limited, and as in our case, was not functioning. No telephone in the room, or any reading material / instructions / facility card.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 2 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
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Great location and once you get your bearings perfect for travelling in and out of the centre of amsterdam and also easy to get and forward from scipol..Room was great, loved the rainshower.Will defo use when i return.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Canada
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16 hotel reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

My partner and I stayed at Qbic for 3 nights. The hotel was great - helpful staff, great music playing in the lobby, crazy rooms, and all sorts of weird features (for example you can pay to keep 2 pet fish in your room for the night). It's very unique with it's neon lights, completely un-private bathrooms, and cool vibe. The location, however, wasn't great. It is near the subway and tram stops but it isn't really near any tourist sites, cool neighbourhoods, or even restaurants or bars. You'll need to pay for transit to do anything. Also, most reviews of this hotel mention the bathrooms - it can be gross, even if you are travelling with your spouse. Also, they never cleaned our room for the 3 days we were there. They changed the towels but never the sheets, didn't make the bed, etc.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
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5 hotel reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Next to Amsterdam Zuid station, so great location... Just need to take tram 5 to get to the center (around 10 min.).
We would have love to have, besides the funky lights, the option of having normal light. Also, a door for the bathroom.
But in general, good value for money. We would come back.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Qbic Hotel Amsterdam WTC

Address: Mathijs Vermeulenpad 1, 1077 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #152 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Qbic Hotel Amsterdam WTC 3.5*
Number of rooms: 82
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Qbic Hotels, 'Cheap Chic & No Frills'. If you are a budget conscious traveler and you are looking for fun, sassy and efficient discount hotel accommodation. It is also close to schiphol airport making it an Amsterdam airport hotel as well. ... more   less 
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