We stayed here 2 nights cause it was relatively cheap and look nice and clean from photos.
On arrival at 12noon, and check-in was 2pm. We were told our room was ready but we had to pay 10euro extra to get to our rooms. We asked if they could hold luggage, they told us yes, but luggage was just in the front foyer, the door was usually open and often the person at the front desk would not be there, so definitely no secure luggage hold area. As we were heading out for the day we decided to pay the 10 euro extra to make sure our bags were no stolen.
Our room was tiny, but this is not uncommon in europe. However, the beds and bathrooms were very clean and well maintained.
The worse part of our stay was the noise. There were very thin walls, where you could hear your neighbours conversation. There was also no sound proofing from outside. We had a front room where you could hear all the trucks delivering to neighbouring businesses(which seems very often), all the people walking pass, all through the night, we had a terrible sleep. And unfortuantely my husband was sick in bed all day (no fault of the hotel) but it meant he got no rest at all.
The location was very convenient. Maybe if we stayed in a back room the noise levels could have been better, I'm not sure?
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The hotel is housed in two 18th century buildings, this is one of the best shopping areas with an abundance of boutiques known as the '9 straatjes', which consists of nine streets that are situated between the canals Prinsengracht and Singel. The rooms are well equipped with modern facilities to make sure your stay is as comfortable as possible. The hotel is located next to ‘Leidsestraat’, one of the most popular shopping streets of Amsterdam, near to all Amsterdam’s highlights such as the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh museum, Albert Cuyp Market, shops, bars, clubs and restaurants. The Kerkstraat is a quiet street, so you will be in the city centre of Amsterdam but still have a good night sleep. The hotel offers many services and facilities such as free wireless internet throughout the building, tickets to various museums and activities, a continental breakfast and free city maps. Our reception is open between 8:00- 24:00, and we will be happy to help you if you will need any additional services, facilities or information. The location is perfect to explore the city and our staff will make sure your stay in Amsterdam is one to remember. ... more less
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