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“Great Location needs updating” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of NH Carlton Amsterdam

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NH Carlton Amsterdam
Ranked #241 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great Location needs updating”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2014

The location for the hotel was great, amazing view, quite loud and clearly needs to be updated but it looks like they are starting on that. I got a great deal on priceline. The street noise volume was my biggest issue. They were setting up for kings day outside in the middle of the night and it was really loud, I could also hear people outside as well.

Room Tip: Ask for a room in a higher level for street noise but it is still loud
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2014

We have stayed in Amsterdam many times. This time we stayed for just 1 night after spending the previous week in Utrecht and Tilburg. Amsterdam is REALLY expensive for hotels and we 'won' this on Priceline Name Your Own Price. I thought this was a likely win and knew what to expect. It was better than some of the reviews said, but this was mainly due to our room on the 7th floor with a lovely view and quiet location. Check in took forever and at 2:40, lots of rooms were still not ready and most people were told to come back at 3pm, making 3pm quite busy in reception!
The location is great, an easy 10 minute walk from Centraal Station and close to lots of attractions. The room is just tired, very 80s, but oddly it had a massive new flat screen TV! I wouldn't be happy if I'd paid normal prices, but it was fine for 1 night and Amsterdam is brilliant!

Room Tip: High up rooms can have nice views. The road at the front is very busy.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2014

My boyfriend and I recently stayed in this Amsterdam hotel. I made the booking and thought the hotel looked lovely and therefore I was willing to pay that bit more for the hotel and location. The hotel pictures look nothing like the actual rooms and we stayed in two rooms as we requested a smoking room on the website which we were later told was a mistake on their part. We were moved the next day to a room with a balcony free of charge, which we were pleased about. The rooms where very clean, the staff where nice and the location was also good. Overall I would say that the hotel was very basic and has not been updated since the 80's, extremely old fashioned bedroom decor, and nothing like the pictures shown on the website. I would stay there again as we don't spend much time in the hotel but if you are looking for something nice especially for the money charged, I would look elsewhere.

  • Stayed May 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2014

The electric socket was out of the wall and it wasn't fixed the time we spent at the room. When the hotel was build in the 80's the room hasn't seen any improvement since. Somebody before us drank a beer and filled the bottle with water. Once we notified the reception the person at the reception came and took all the drinks away from the minibar. The room was 180 euros per night and we stayed there three nights. Why would we fill just one bottle of beer with water and complain about it to the reception? The elevators didn't work the whole time we were there. At leat hotel compensated us with breakfast vouchers with the time remaining.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

NH Carlton has obviosly been here a long time, one can feel that this is a old hotel even though they have mantained it good. The staff was polite an nice. The food was good, and the room was clean. One thing supprised me: The lack of information. There is a booklet in the room telling that there is wifi, but no instruction on how to connect. The booklet doesen't say when the checkout time is. This was just two exsamples on small questions unnessesary taking the time from the front desk.

Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here in January, came here with 12 guys so we didn't use the rooms very much apart for 4-5 hour sleep each night. Would rate the rooms a 3* lobby makes it look like a 4*. Not overly impressed, but wasn't too bothered as it was only 2 nights. Would bring the mrs here though.

Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2014

it was pleasant in terms of friendly staff and location. but it needs a thorough overhaul - manky plaster on the walls, generally unkempt. could be fantastic with some tlc. decor very dated, needs work

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Property: NH Carlton Amsterdam
Address: Vijzelstraat 4, 1017 HK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) , Rembrandtplein
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#23 Green Hotel in Amsterdam
#95 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — NH Carlton Amsterdam 4*
Number of rooms: 218
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The elegant NH Carlton Amsterdam hotel is the perfect destination for travelers looking to explore the Dutch capital. Thanks to a prime location in the center of the city, guests have a multitude of recreational and sightseeing activities within their grasp. ... more   less 
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