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“Perfect location !!!!” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel Cordial
Ranked #271 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
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75 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Perfect location !!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2012

Amsterdam !!!! What a fun place.
Stayed two nights in Hotel Cordial, it's ok. Nothing special, everything we expected really, it's clean and tidy (though being renovated at mo so front covered in scaffold) rooms basic but good enough for a couple of nights, breakfast was fine (though after nights before couldn't face it). But what this hotel has is a perfect location, just past Dam Square and excellently situated for lots of fun. Everything we wanted was within a 5mins walk, bars, attractions, museums, red light district and even a friendly out of the way coffee shop down an alley just behind it. We'll definatley visit Amsterdam again and would stay in hotel cordial.

  • Stayed March 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 bubbles
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2012

The only tip I have to people thinking of going here is - Don't.

I would not stay there if someone paid me.

The only reason I haven't rated sleep quality and location is because I wasn't there long enough.

Rooms were inhabitable. This should not be advertised on any booking website.

Dust. Rust. Stains.

No curtains, and busy workmen constantly looking in.

See all the photos.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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7 Thank Beej186337
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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2012

Where to begin,.. First you receive a confirmation in Dutch, but when arriving at the hotel they only speak English. Politeness is far far away. Once arriving in the room the bad surprises keep on coming, a tiny room with two separate beds. A desk which is in pieces and about to collapse any time. Holes in the wall a tiny sink in the middle of the room with a mirror. No outside view due to current restoration works of the facade. Paper thin walls, you can hear everything from your neighbors. And then a very tiny bathroom, actually just a big toilet with a shower installed.

This hotel is really overpriced and not even worth to have stars... ETAP hotels are as well basic but much better in terms of quality...

  • Stayed March 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank CTB192
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Antwerp, Belgium
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2012

Stayed here last night for business purposes, as our regular hotel was fully booked I ended up at Cordial. Arriving at the desk, the clerk did not even speak or look at us for several minutes, they only speak English and not very good at even this. Finding our room was easy, when entering it I was shocked about the size and layout, no light in the tiny hallwaypassage, a bathroom where there is a toilet and the shower is 50 cm further with a drain in the floor. When showering u are standing right behind the door which opens inwards. Later on taking a shower, it quickly became a flood, and water even spread under the door onto the carpet in the room. The sink is in the room itself and not in the bathroom. The showerdrain was filled with long black hairs! The Tv and commode had millimeters dust on it, carpet filthy and empty wraps and such under the beds. We did find 10 cent to ease our pain...:)
Also having heard the bedbug rumours we checked every inch and opened the matrasses. Nothing to see. But still had itching in the bed all night. Sheets were hard and full of old stains, bathroom towels used and with holes. We had a room facing the busy street, the facade was covered by renovation works and racks. Our window did not close, broken handle. And during the night other guests went to sit on the racks to smoke outside, drunken people, partypeople. Not at all had a good nights rest, seeing as the window remained open and people(shady ones) were having a blast right outside.

In short, the worst hotel ever and for 20 euro more you can stay at a decent hotel with real 2 stars! Don't go!

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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank babette D
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Moscow
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2012

Hi to everyone! the hotel is barely can be called 3 star hotel. Room stinks, the walls are way to thin so you can hear and feel what is around you. do not order breakfast it is nothing. If price for room will be 35-40 euro - in that case it is ok, buy over it is a robbery.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Yerevan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2012

Stayed on January 2012. Beds were not so bad, as were written in previous reviews. Location is good, near to Dam Square. 10 minutes walk to Centraal station. Breakfast was the same every day.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank ArmHotels
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Additional Information about Hotel Cordial

Property: Hotel Cordial
Address: Rokin 62 - 64, 1012 KW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #271 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cordial 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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