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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

We have been there and we had a double room with 3 big windows looking in a road with stores not so noisy! A nice basic, comfortable and clean room for travelers that they are not going to spend their day in their room. The price was quite good for a hotel in the heart of Amsterdam! The stuff was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Been here twice now and wasnt let down! Its clean, brilliant location just what you need for a short city stay! Its basic but perfect if you only intend on sleeping in there! The cleaners come in during my stay and was only there for 2 days! Only down fall is the ridiculously steep stairs but had a laugh getting... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Centrally located hotel close to all the local amenities of the city and a short walk from Central Station. En suite room very good and clean. Bear in mind stairs as in a lot of places in Amsterdam are very steep so be aware of this is not your thing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I've stayed here twice and can highly recommend it . The staff , the second time around , were much friendlier and you can't beat the right in the middle of it all location. There are lots of hotels in the area , some good , some not so much ; choose wisely . The en suite room was fine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Stayed there for three nights. It's located in the middle between Dam Square and Centraal station. Surrounded by amazing restaurants, tourist shops and attractions. The rooms are clean and the housekeeping staff are very thorough. The reception staff are very friendly, working 24 hours a day. In fact, I was staying in a double room because everything else was booked,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Stayed here last year. You wouldn't even know where it is as its very hidden between buildings on the main road. Quiet, friendly staff and right in the centre. My only problem was the stairs so so steep, but I can overcome that! Room was tidy, we had a satellite TV with english channels (don't tend to watch tv when... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We stayed here last month for 5 nights. Brilliant location, close to everything inc the station. Staff very helpful, in fact there was nothing they couldn't do! rooms and common areas very clean indeed. Basic breakfast, but this is all you need to start your day! stairs were a little steep, but after a couple of days you soon got... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We were Originally booked into the Sharm but becase our room was Sold we ended up at the Van Gelder. Location is Great 4 min walk from the rail station. Stairs are more like Ladders than stairs (Very Dangerous if your not fit) My friend is Blind in one Eye and coming down the stairs from the second floor is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Love this place have stayed at least 6 times and would stay over and over again. Great family run place, very basic breakfast, boiled eggs, toast and tea. Clean and smoker friendly, what more could you want in Amsterdam! And it's located less than a 5 minute walk from the station.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This hotel was basic and had a lot of stairs but was beautifully clean and tidy with comfortable beds. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. Room was cleaned every day and fresh toiletries placed in the bathroom. The only downside was no tea/coffe making facilities but apparently this is normal for this type of hotel. The staff would supply... More 

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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Additional Information about Van Gelder Hotel

Address: Damrak 34, 1012 LK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Price Range: $67 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Hotel Van Gelder
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#34 Best Value Hotel in Amsterdam
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