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Barbacan Hotel Amsterdam
Ranked #348 of 375 Hotels in Amsterdam
Reviewed July 31, 2013

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

The best thing about Hotel Barbacan was the location-lovely, pleasant and close enough to dam city centre to walk. However the actual hotel is really not very good, we were greeted by a terrible smell in the hallway outside our room, and the smell was even worse inside our room! it was dirty and our room was dingy and depressing, service wasn't great as our TV broke and when we called to reception they seemed angry and not very bothered to help as they didn't even come up to see it!
Our bed sheets were not changed and the room was barely cleaned.
Overall-awful.

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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

It was a nice hotel close to city centre and all the famous touristy places. Easy to find. Clean place.

Dislike- No sitting room facilities for the travellers who arrived earlier then the check-in time. So you would need to keep your luggage in the hotel and wander around the city (without a showr) for half of the day.

I can recommend this hotel to the budget travellers.

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Reviewed July 7, 2013

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

The Hotel Barbacan was clean, staffed by capable employees and in an ideal location for travel into the city. Many cafes and restaurants were within walking distance, and the nearby tram/bus stop provided round the clock access to wider Amsterdam. The only downside was that some of the communal showers were out of order.


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Reviewed June 26, 2013

Staff isn't helpful, they're not polite, or flexible.., from the moment my friends and I arrived, the guy in reception was rude.. The debit / credit card machine "wasn't working".. there was nothing they could do.. even though our booking said that we could pay by any card.. The carpet was dirty, dusty, ..in the reception and in the room.. we were sharing the shower and toilet facilities, but it was super tiny. Usually I'm not very demanding with hotels.. I prefer a good location and I expect what I pay for.. but really.. this shouldn't be called a HOTEL!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed June 21, 2013

This was easily the worst "hotel" I have ever stayed in. Mould everywhere, and even on the ceiling (which dripped), dirty bed covers, mouldy windows, exposed sockets, stains all over the carpet, big ugly cat going around the place, rude staff. Asked for a double room, got a tiny room with 2 beds, no bathroom except for a communal one which was shared with the entire floor, and had to climb over the toilet to get into the shower (which was filthy). Very over priced for what it is, I wish I has have read these reviews before visiting. Terrible accommodation.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Barbacan Hotel Amsterdam

Address: Plantage Muidergracht 89, 1018 TN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Plantage & the East , Binnenstad
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #348 of 375 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range: $68 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Barbacan Hotel Amsterdam 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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