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Indore, India
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

The greatest thing is that it is very near to centraal station. Lot of tourist attractions are 10 to 15 minutes walk from the hotel. The ground floor has a tour's and travel shop and one can get all the information and tickets. The breakfast has served by charging €5 but limited. The rooms are comfortable. There response through email...

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Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I've been maybe five or six times to Amsterdam, and every time I pick this small hostel. It is not new nor glamourous, but it has a very good price (less than 70€/night including breakfast) and it's very well located, close to Amsterdam Centraal, and just in front of the red light district, within walking distance of all the major...

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Nelson uk
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Great location just a few minutes walk from the train station and a couple of minutes walk from RLA of Amsterdam with lots of bars and restaurants on the doorstep. The hotel is basic but clean and the staff are great, we went bed only and got a full English breakfast from cafe next door which was great. A word...

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Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a very good position for a lot of the attractions, and within walking distance of a lot of them, hotel is basic , clean, beds ok, breakfast was 5 euros, but not the best ,boiled egg, bread, cheese,jam tea or coffee, next door to hotel is a cafe if you like full english,4-95 euros, your choice,...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my partner last week very last minute and paid just over €300 euro for 3 nights. After looking at the reviews I didn't really have high hopes but it was cheap. The rooms are very basic but clean and the staff are really friendly. You leave your key with them before you go out (this is actually...

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Ennis, Ireland
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Really great value. Right across the bridge form the train station. I had the top floor and had complete silence in the room. Friendly staff that are there 24 hours so seems safe there too. Would highly recommend and will stay here again if I come back.

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Athens, Greece
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...

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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...

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London, United Kingdom
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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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...

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Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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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 > Centrum
Price Range: $65 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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Hotel Van Gelder
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#13 Best Value Hotel in Amsterdam
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“ask for canal view”
 of 5 bubbles 121287, Jun 8, 2016 | Read review
“steep steps so lower floor if unfit or unsteady on your legs”
 of 5 bubbles maclad, May 17, 2016 | Read review
“ROOM 10 or anyone at the front, beautiful view of Amsterdam”
 of 5 bubbles amyf870, Jul 7, 2015 | Read review
“No wi-fi on rooms, but in reception with seating you could access wi-fi”
 of 5 bubbles mixie2015, Jun 12, 2015 | Read review
“Don't go above the Reception Level the stairs are very Very Steep”
 of 5 bubbles stans544, Jun 11, 2015 | Read review
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