I stayed at this hotel for 8 nights because of its close proximity to our office in Dordrecht. For the convenience, I was pleased. There was absolutely nothing else to recommend about this hotel, however. It is truly one step up from a hostel and advertising it as "hotel" is stretching the definition.
My room was more like a dorm room, small, cramped, a locker for storing my clothes. I could only watch TV lying flat on my back in bed---there was nowhere to get comfortable in that room! There was only a cheap plastic folding chair and, when I complained that there was nowhere for me to even place my laptop, I was given an identically uncomfortable room with the addition of a small table fior attempting to do work (the reason I had traveled there in the first place).
I had to make a request to get the thermostat "unlocked" so I could adjust the temperature in the room. It was a drafty room with large, older windows and I spent the first 2 nights wrapped in my comforter trying to stay warm!
|The ventilation system is faulty, so, I was forxced to endure the cigarette smoke of other guests (not allowed, but, they did it anyway) in my room for several noghts. I am allergic, so I am well aware of the presence of smoke, even though the hotel staff told me this was "not possible".
|The included breakfast was uninspiring and exactly the same every day.
I will say that the staff in the breakfast room and the woman who cleaned my room were pleasant and kind, but the hotel staff to whom I complained were pleasant but non-responsive/helpful---agreeing with me about the unsuitability of my room, but, not offering any remedy (except for the already mentioned addition of a table to hold my computer).
Since my company has an office virtually across the street, this hotel could get a lot of business from work colleagues or clients due to its convenience, however, i wouold never recommend it to anyone.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Inner City Hotel Dordrecht is a new, small hotel in the old town of Dordrecht. The hotel, located in a 19th century building located, has a sleek modern look. In the hotel bar which is tastefully decorated where guests unwind with a drink. Furthermore, there is limited free parking on site (on request).Inner City Hotel's rooms feature luxurious Dordrecht Pullman beds, television, telephone, free wireless internet, coffee and tea making facilities, desk, chair and bathroom with shower, toilet and hairdryer. ... more less
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