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“Very nice hotel” 4 of 5 stars
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Hampshire Hotel - Beethoven Amsterdam
Ranked #212 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
Naperville, Illinois
1 review
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“Very nice hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My friends and I recently stayed here for 8 nights and enjoyed this hotel very much. The staff was extremely helpful and very kind especially staff member named Aziz. The rooms were a nice size and very clean and comfortable especially for a longer stay. The beds were very comfy and there was a lot of space to move around the room. The bathroom was nice and clean as well. Breakfast was included for us, which was nice so we didn't have to go find a place for to eat in the morning. There is a great bakery next door as well as a Coffee Company and a Starbucks location. We also found the supermarket down the street to be very convenient. The neighborhood that surrounds the hotel is extremely safe and also very nice. The hotel is in a great location. It is convenient to get to and from the airport as well as the City Center, Museumplein, Leidseplein, and Dam Square (basically any tourist attraction). Bike rental is also down the street and the tram stops right in front of the hotel. Free WiFi in the lobby, but if you want WiFi in the room you do have to pay for it. Overall, this is a really a great place to stay in Amsterdam!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

Firstly, despite some of the marketing material, this is not a City centre hotel. It's a good 20 minute walk into the centre and we don't hang around when on foot.
That said there's an excellent tram service (No's 5&24) into and out of the centre, from just outside the hotel. A day or multiple day ticket is good value and can be used on all routes.
The hotel was clean, our room it seemed recently refurbished with the usual requisites, for example clean bedding and towels, king sized bed, tea/coffee making facilities, free wi-fi (in reception) etc.
Breakfast was typically continental with ample food to stock for the day.
The hotel staff were friendly and helpful, providing useful advice when asked.
Amsterdammers celebrate New Year so don't expect too many restaurants and non city-centre bars to be open, particularly on New Years Day. We found some little gems in the De Pijp area of the the City, again within easy reach by tram.
Overall a good stay if not a little expensive for what you get (then again it was New Year so expect to pay more).

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I have stayed here twice on business trips. Once with the wife and baby too. I work in the WTC, so its a nice 10 min walk from the hotel. The tram takes you into centraal too.

The rooms are nice (I always choose deluxe) and clean, bed is comfortable.

The cons are the toilet is very narrow, if you are a large person you will not like it.

Also the showers are good and powerful yet there is a major design flaw which could be dangerous. If you accidentally turn on the hot water on the shower first ,it is boiling hot water, you cannot access the cold tap as you will get burnt and there are no mains in sight. This happened to me, and i had to wrap 3 towels around my arm and reach the cold taps with my hand. There is a glass which swing in to protect the floor from splashing but as the toilet is right there you cannot access the taps by moving the glass.

4* rating for me.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Stayed the night going and coming through Amsterdam. Very satisfactory, in a neighborhood close to Schiphol by taxi. Trains also go to RAI station, a stone's throw away and a short taxi ride, if needed. Accommodating young staff, clean, quiet rooms, comfy bed, and all the necessities for about 70 euros a night...much less than the airport hotel which wanted 290 euros and would not try to accommodate an early check-in without insisting on an extra 290 euros if I needed to get into the room before 3. The location is on the tram line, with a straight shot to the major musical attractions. Not glamorous, but very reasonable and good for that needed rest after a long trip. On way back, needed 5AM check-in, so guaranteed a bed by booking extra night. Still, all 3 nights did not add up to cost at airport. Great value.

Room Tip: back of hotel is quieter, but I was in front and had no problems.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights for our honeymoon. We werent looking for luxurious places but something affordable and comfortable. Unfortunately this wasnt the place for us.
On the positive side, the staff were so lovely and helpful and the hotel is in a great location. With a tram stop right out the front and about a 20min tram ride / 20euro taxi to central station. Thats where the positives end.
We upgraded our room as the first one was smelly and tiny. This hotel desperately needs a face lift. I am a light sleeper and got hardly any sleep due to the ceiling sounding like it was going to collapse, either that or bigfoot was staying above us. The walls were thin too. I could hear everything from the rooms either side of us and above us. The bathroom was dirty and old and when you shower water just goes all through the bathroom. There wasnt a bathroom fan so it fogged up very quickly.
The breakfast was horrible, we went elsewhere after the first day. There was a fantastic cafe right opposite the hotel.
We were overall dissatisfied with this hotel, it didn't compare to the hotel's website at all.

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

If only they would give this hotel a face lift, it might be an enjoyable experience.

Firstly, I was here on a business trip this time. We wanted something near the RAI conference centre and location wise, this hotel was great. however, it doesn't live up to its pictures on the website.

On the plus side. The beds are really comfortable and the shower, clean and modern. That's where it ends. The whole place needs a make over. It is tired and scruffy. It is the most basic hotel I have ever stayed in. The restaurant/breakfast area looks like a cafe and the breakfast is cereal, cold meat and cheese. Hot food consists of scrambled egg and mini sausages. The same everyday. You pop your toast into a toaster and hope it doesn't get burnt.

The rooms are all very dark. I stayed on the second floor at the back. There is no sound proofing and underlay under the carpet. So every time someone moved above, you could hear them. Fine if you had to be up and out early like me, not so good if you are on holiday.

Although helpful, the reception staff where a bit scruffy too. All wearing different attire and looking a bit fed up.

Plus side. Beds comfy, bathroom clean (well in my room), great location, near enough to everything, but far enough away to miss the noise of Central Amsterdam.

It's located in a very fashionable location, easy for town and easy for conference facilities.

That's where it ends.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I was in Amsterdam for business and unfortunately had to settle for this hotel as all others where fully booked. Arrived at the hotel, check in, got to the 3rd floor and was met with the most awful smell. Got to my room to hear a 'drip, drip, drip' sound and discovered that my radiator was leaking. Changed to another room to find a radiator with rust/dirt marks, and a very grubby feeling room. Tried to purchase in-room wi-fi, but couldn't complete the transaction. TV channel selection was very poor, so gave up and turned in for the night. Had a good sleep, and shower was good. Absolutely no atmosphere in the restaurant which has been shoe-horned into the 'Reception' area creating a very 'rushed' experience at breakfast. Was glad to leave....

Room Tip: Sheesh - avoid the 3rd floor which has a weird smell?
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Property: Hampshire Hotel - Beethoven Amsterdam
Address: Beethovenstraat 43, 1077 HN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #212 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hampshire Hotel - Beethoven Amsterdam 3*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hampshire Hotel – Beethoven is a comfortable and convenient three star hotel in the prestigious Beethovenstraat in the popular neighbourhood Oud-Zuid. Hampshire Hotel – Beethoven is centrally located in Amsterdam, near the city centre, the conference centre Amsterdam RAI, the World Trade Center (WTC) and the VU (university). ... more   less 
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