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Darwin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You would think that a 4 star rated hotel would have a bar fridge in every guest room. Guess what, not in this hotel. Carpets are a bit bare and it could do with some TLC but the beds are comfortable and it is very handy to the city area.

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Rosses Point, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Pictures online are quite deceiving of what you actually get. The room was an average size and was clean. The furniture was quite old as was the carpet which had a very musty old smell in it in our room and along the first floor. The bathroom was recently renovated and looked lovely but the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Plus: Smiling and Freindly staff! Great Value got it in 99Euros on the same day! Loved the way Girls at reception deal with guests especially "Anna and Kremena!" Good clean rooms and yes Bathroom! Tram16 at doorstep and you can reach Centeraal in 18 mins! Bike rentals at hotel (15 euros for a day and 9 euro for 3 hrs-"although... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I should have done more researching before staying here, my husband booked it as a mini honeymoon. After seeing a few of the professional pictures for " The Alfred Hotel" I thought it looked OK. What we didn't realise was it used to be called the Memphis EMB. My husband told the staff prior to our trip that it was... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfully friendly and most helpful staff, clean hotel in the south of the city. Nice area for up market cafes and restaurants. Our family room was spacious, beds incredibly comfortable, ask for an extra pillow. Most definitely recommend and use again. Thank you Alfred for a great stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I booked this hotel with last minute under the name 'The Alfred Hotel' which my friend said had good reviews, when I tried searching for reviews after booking I couldn't find any and soon found that the 'Alfred Hotel' was actually Memphis Hotel which would have been very confusing for someone who had not done their research as no one... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Came here for a short break and knew the hotel was still undergoing an upgrade. Seems to be changing its name to The Alfred and rebranding. The location is good and just a short walk to the museums. The area is quite upmarket and the surrounding shops and restaurants are limited and expensive so a walk towards the old town... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

we have had a nice stay here, BUT this is definitively not a 4* hotel.. the rooms are fusty and the carpet is too old. room service isn't available so breakfast isn't as well. furthermore there is no mini bar in the room available nor a refrigerator.. beds are smooth and convenient. they do have international tv. it's in a... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

It's a nice place to crash. Decent rates, comfortable, if cozy, rooms, and a nice location. It's walking/tram distance to all of the major attractions in Amsterdam. It's a great base for your Amsterdam adventures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

I saw alot of recent negative reviews and that made me skeptical about the hotel and its four star rating. I have seen though that the hotel is the exact opposite. The construction was going on but it wasn't as bad as made out to be. Also the room was very clean and comfortable and we ordered a triple and... More 

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Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark, the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping destinations of PC Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat, Cornelis Schuytstraat, and Jacob Obrechtstraat, where even the shop window displays are of museum quality. In the evenings, when the museums close and the daytrippers head home, the area becomes a quiet oasis of calm with a sophisticated and urbane tone.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the fashionable heart of Amsterdam just a 15 minute taxi ride from Schiphol Airport. Located within walking distance of the Van Gogh, Stedelijk and Rijks Museums, the Vondelpark and stylish shopping streets.Business and Leisure HotelThe World Trade Centre and RAI Exhibition Centre are also close by making the Memphis EMB Hotel the ideal choice for the business and leisure traveller alike. Check our rooms and (business) facilities and discover what our hotel has to offer you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Alfred

Address: De Lairessestraat 87, 1071 NX Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Memphis Hotel Museum Square)
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier) , Museumplein
Price Range: $123 - $1,006 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Alfred 4*
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Also Known As:
Hotel Memphis Emb
Memphis Emb Amsterdam
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#93 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
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