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Frisco Inn Bar Hotel
Ranked #173 of 364 Hotels in Amsterdam
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“Great place, Great locationS”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Stayed here as a couple at the end of august.. on arrival the girl at reception was very friendly. We then went up to our room which the entrance was at the side of the bar straight off the street which was good as this meant coming in and out of our room we didnt have to pass through the bar itself. We had a the deluxe double room on the top floor overlooking the street which was lovely! Big for amsterdam with a small but convenient bathroom. Everything in the room was spotless and fresh towels were provided everyday!
Slight problems were that as we specified a double bed what we got were 2 singles pushed together with a mattress topper. This meant that if on of us moved into the middle the beds would split. Also there was noise coming from the bar downstairs which would be a problem if you are a light sleeper but after walking around for the day and having drinks and a smoke or 2 in the night we didnt find sleeping a problem! Yes the stairs are steep, more so the first flight but no more than any other places in amsterdam!

Overall i lovely place to stay right in the centre of everything you need to enjoy your holiday.. would definitely be returning to the frisco inn if returning to amsterdam :)

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor we were cautious but thought it would be ok. Some folks have written about free drinks on arrival - these were not offered to us. The big thing to note is the steepness of the stairs - you really do not want to be carrying big bags up and down. We knew this would be an issue as it was flagged by several contributors, but we were not prepared for how steep the stairs actually were!! The rooms are over a bar/nightclub so expect some noise. Also the smaller rooms are to the back of the building so have no street noise but fresh air ventilation is compromised as the windows open up onto a very small courtyard between buildings and there is no breeze at all. All these things aside, the hotel is centrally located and it is reasonably good value for money. However we probably would not stay there again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

My husband and i stayed in this hotel for 3 nights end of July 2013. The room itself was at the top of the building...up VERY steep stairs. If your drunk going up or down...be careful;). If wearing high heels..take them off;).The room was a double and quiet big...tided and new towels each day. No air conditioning....bit of a pain, as it was so hot. No toiletries in the bathroom...which would have been nice. The only bad thing i have to say about the room, is there was an awful smell in the bathroom. It seemed stronger after the shower was used. Other than that...no complaints. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Alcohol in the bar was quiet cheap...for Amsterdam. The hotel was in the centre of everything...few steps away from the red light district...shopping area..Dam square. We definately enjoyed our stay and will be back to Amsterdam...dont think we will stay in the Frisco Inn again....through no fault of its own...we would just prefer somewhere more like a hotel.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I spent 5 nights at this hotel in Amsterdam with my friend: the place is 3 minutes walk from central station so is very convenient when arriving from the airport by train. The staff is very friendly and very welcoming, however we only dealt with a male member of staff at the reception and he was absolutely great. The place itself is clean we got a double room facing the back of the hotel(room 16 this may help if you book in the future) with its own bathroom. The place is close to absolutely everything even museum plain where the van gogh museum is situated is within 20 minutes walking distance if you can find your way around with a map. We highly recommend this place for value,customer service, cleanliness, excellent value and location.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I had the honor to spend a couple of days in the bar of the Frisco Inn and let me tell you that service is absolutely outstanding, the morning manager Simon is a great guy , the atmosphere is relaxing and you can enjoy a laid back afternoon on the street terrace. All the best to the guys at the Frisco Inn.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Enfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for one night with friends and was very pleased with it all round. The staff were friendly and welcoming, and being just 5 minutes walk from the station made it very easy to find. Furthermore, being situated near the canal was great for organising a cruise.

The room itself was light and airy, well appointed and very clean.

I would highly recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed August 2013
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Property: Frisco Inn Bar Hotel
Address: Beursstraat 5, 1012 JT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#14 Best Value Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Frisco Inn Bar Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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