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“Good location, affordable room” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hampshire Hotel - Eden Amsterdam

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Hampshire Hotel - Eden Amsterdam
Ranked #203 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good location, affordable room”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

I stayed here in Amsterdam for three days early in October. The hotel is centrally located, and it is easy to get around the city as a result of the convenient tram/bus transportation. While the room was very small, it was enough for one person not spending much time in the room anyway. Also, the bed was very comfortable and the bathroom completely renovated. I found a few good bars in the area, but in terms of food nothing blew me away that was close by. I would recommend this hotel for those looking for a decent priced, clean room - just don't expect any additional frills.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Mike S
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Thomas h, Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Eden Amsterdam, responded to this review, October 29, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you for staying with us!
We look forward to welcome you again!

Kind regards,

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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

Dirty flooring and bathroom, average breakfast.
The receptionist is not happy. I was said the credit card is for guarantee only but she actually charged me 50 euros for incidentals at check in that are still not recovered to my credit card.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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3 Thank Pola J
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Thomas h, Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Eden Amsterdam, responded to this review, October 29, 2013
Dear guest,

We are sorry to hear that you did not had a pleasant stay!
We will contact our staff about these problems!
Thank you for your comments about your stay!

Kind regards,

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San Francisco, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

Stayed 5 nights in late September and I enjoyed my stay. They have free luggage service, so when I arrived early in the morning, I just leave my luggage with them and when out to explore Amsterdam. Very convenient location, only like 10 mins walk from the Dam Square and there is a tram stop like 1 minutes away. Super nice location in Rembrandt Square: lots of restaurant, cafe, "coffee shop", bars/pubs, 3 casino within 5 minutes walk.

PRO:
-location (close to tram, flower market, Rembrandt Square, canal tours)
-friendly staff (very informative and smile all the time)
-free fast internet/wifi (stayed on the 3rd floor)
-good lighting in the room, bed is comfortable

CON:
- Smallest bathroom ever (if you are using the toilet, your knee will almost touch the wall *and i am a small person*)
- housekeeping (seems like they only straighten the pillow and fold the bed sheet, they don't really change it- doesn't really bother me too much, I am pretty clean myself)
- room is a little cramped (I traveled alone, I don't know how will that room fit two people)

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank 650winy
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Thomas h, Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Eden Amsterdam, responded to this review, October 29, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you for your comments and observations!
We will use this to improve our level of service!

Kind regards,

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2013

We booked this hotel for one night , as we wanted a location near Spui , and Thorbeckenplein
It's a normal city hotel , nothing bad , but nothing outstanding . I will say that the bed was very comfortable , and that the staff were attentive and professional. The location suited us , so we were very content

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank pilgrim3739
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Thomas h, Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Eden Amsterdam, responded to this review, October 24, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you for your comments and observations!
We will let our staff know about this compliment!

Kind regards,

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Long Beach, California
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7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

Stayed several nights in early October and was very pleased. Room was clean and bed was very comfortably. Location was exceptional with easy access to all of the city. All the staff were very friendly and exceptionally helpful on directions, traveler's tips, and everything. This was the first hotel on our Europe trip and was one of the best out of all of them...would definitely stay again. Thank you Eden Hotel for a wonderful stay.

Room Tip: Spend the extra money and get a river view room
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank GMSLONGBEACH
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Thomas h, Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Eden Amsterdam, responded to this review, October 23, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you for your nice review!
Wel are looking forward to welcome you again next time!

Kind regards,

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

Canal side hotel seemed to offer much but failed to deliver. Good location, particularly for trams and canal trips. Pleasant, helpful staff but this hotel requires refurbishment and a bit more daily care when it comes to housekeeping. Our room was cramped and dark. The bathroom was tiny and the shower failed to drain properly so the floor was sopping wet. The only toiletries provided are soap fixed to the wall. On the whole this was a disappointing stay in a great city.

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Norglen
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Thomas h, Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Eden Amsterdam, responded to this review, October 23, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you for taking the time to write to Eden Hotel Amsterdam - Hampshire Eden with regards to your experiences with our hotel. As we are constantly striving to improve our level of service we value our customers’ opinions and remarks. To ensure us of providing the expected hospitality and accommodations your observations are a vital part of this process and are therefore carefully considered.
We are sorry to hear that you are disappointed with our hotel!

Kidn regards,

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Elkana
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

I went there for my honeymoon with my wife. it ruined our vacation!
well, when you first walk in, the hotel lobby & reception area looks very nice!
makes you wanna see the rooms. but you'll get disappointed. very disappointed!
there is only one small elevator for all the 5 floors. so you'll have to wait for it, sometimes more than it should...
when we reached the fifth floor, which had our room in (have'nt been to other floors, but i assume it would be alike...), it was a maze, and not an easy one... (more than once, other guests knocked on our room door by mistake. not so funny when they wake you up at 2 AM, but i guess it was understanable, considering they were stoned and tired - it is amsterdam after all...)
regarding the room itself, it was tiny, with a tiny shower-toilet room, which you could'nt move in, and i'm not that big...
the toilet door is a glass dor, which does not hide anything. not sights, nor smells...
we're married and all, but there are some smells & noises you would'nt want to smell / hear...
the walls were moldy and patched with tapets that has been torn.
some lightbulbs were burned, no one replaced them for the whole week we were there.
the soap dispencer was broken.
the shower was dirty and moldy.
water pressure & temperature was not stable - i guess the same pipes are being shared by several rooms. so when somebody else flushes - you will notice it while you shower.
there was no mini-bar.
only one window with no view.
air condition was noisy.
on our last day, room service dude bang at our room door to wake us 3:30 hours before checkout time. (luckily, we were already up, or i would have been very mad!)
and the complaint list goes on and on...
the only good things about this hotel are the location, entrance, lobby, and i guess the staff was nice.

to sum it up: don't go!
search for other, better hotels.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
3 Thank GiladHoch
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Thomas h, Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Eden Amsterdam, responded to this review, October 24, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you for taking the time to write to Eden Hotel Amsterdam - Hampshire Eden with regards to your experiences with our hotel. As we are constantly striving to improve our level of service we value our customers’ opinions and remarks. To ensure us of providing the expected hospitality and accommodations your observations are a vital part of this process and are therefore carefully considered.

First of all we apologise for the inconvenience caused. We are sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with your room!
We will use your comments to improve our level of service and we will inform our staff about this matter!

Kind regards,

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Property: Hampshire Hotel - Eden Amsterdam
Address: Amstel 144, 1017 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) , Rembrandtplein
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #203 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hampshire Hotel - Eden Amsterdam 3*
Number of rooms: 218
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Eden Hotel Amsterdam – Hampshire Eden is in a unique location. Right on the Amstel and with an abundance of hot spots within easy reach: Rembrandtplein, the Stopera, Waterlooplein, De Kleine Komedie and Theater Carre. Various museums are close by including Rembrandthuis Museum and Foam photography museum. The area is also teaming with options for dining out as well as fantastic shopping streets, such as Kalverstraat and Leidsestraat. ... more   less 
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