I have stayed in Amsterdam for six days for a conference. I booked the single room with private shower in the Asterisk hotel because it seemed to be a good price. The room was clean and breakfast was good.
However I was very disappointed when I learned about the hotel's WiFi policy. Asterisk charged 5 Euros for using their WiFi for 1 hour, 20 Euros for 5 hours and 30 Euros for 10 hours. Alternatively you could use their computer in the lobby (50 Cents for 10 min). The WiFi connection was one of the reasons why I chose this hotel because I wanted to do some work from my hotel room. I have carried my labtop from London to Amsterdam only for this purpose. Fair enough if the hotel would charge a small fee for the WiFi but personally I find that 5 Euros for 1 hour is too much. I also think that the fee for their WiFi should be stated CLEARLY on their website. If you click 'Internet' on the Asterisk website at the moment it just says: 'From all our hotel rooms WiFi-internet access is possible. For usage, please contact the reception upon arrival.'
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Warm welcoming hotel, frienly and helpfull reception, located in a quiet street in the center of Amsterdam. Rooms for all budgets, small and large rooms, with and without private facilities. Close to the booming "Pijp" area. At walking distance to nightlife and museumarea. Free Wifi, good buffet breakfast. Main building has an elevator. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Asterisk Hotel Amsterdam