I booked a triple room for just 1 night for my partner and I and our 8 year old daughter. We were only in need of a base for the night for a short half term break. I am so glad it wasn't for any longer! The hotel itself was pretty grotty, our room had a strange smell, was covered in thick dust around the edges of the carpet and furniture and was home to more than its fair share of mould! One of the 3 beds was broken and the wardrobe door was hanging off.
I'm not particularly concerned about having lots of amenities within a short stay hotel room but this was definitely less than ideal.
In terms of location, as mentioned in other reviews, you can't get much better. It's central but also pretty quiet in the evenings.
The stairs were really very steep but we managed them fine. If this was a childless holiday and more booze had been drunk then there may have been a few more issue's clambering up them of a night!
Given a really good deep clean and bit of a spruce up then this hotel would be absolutely fine and well worth the money. In its current state though you're probably best off looking at other options.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Sara's Boutique Hotel Situated only 500 metres from the famous Leidseplein, Sara's Boutique Hotel is located in Amsterdam. It offers modern accommodation, housed in a classic canal house. Free WiFi access is available here. Rooms here offer king-size bedding, a 32 inch, flat-screen TV, a desk and a small seating area. The private bathroom comes with a shower and luxurious toiletries. Most of the rooms are also equipped with a balcony. Sara's Boutique Hotel is a 5-minute walk from the bus- and tram stop Raamplein. From here, a direct connection will bring you to the Central Station within 15 minutes. The Museum Quarter can be reached within 10 minutes. Schiphol Airport is 13.6 km away from this property. Oud-West is a great choice for travellers interested in cycling, museums and shopping ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crystal Hotel Amsterdam