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Quad room needed: a double and two twins

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Quad room needed: a double and two twins

Hi,

We are struggling to find a reasonably priced hotel in Amsterdam with a double bed for husband and me and twins for out two kids (under 13, so not old enough for own rooms yet IMO) as all quads we find are either two doubles or four twins ... Any insider advice please?

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1. Re: Quad room needed: a double and two twins

I think you'd be best off trying to find an apartment. For example through VRBO or AIRBNB.

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2. Re: Quad room needed: a double and two twins

Hotel Nadia and Hotel Washington each have "family rooms." I'm not sure if they have the bed configuration you need, but you could ask them. Each of these hotels is reasonably priced most of the year and each include breakfast in the room rate.

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3. Re: Quad room needed: a double and two twins

Normally a double bed in a quad room , and even in a double room, is nothing more than two twins pushed together.

Very common in Amsterdam. Not common in more upscale hotels like the Marriott. Where they have actual double beds.

In fact you see a lot of complaints from people who thought they were getting an actual double bed. But instead got two twins pushed together.

Honeymooners tend to complain about these for some reason.

What is your budget? It's silly to make suggestions without an idea of how much you want to spend.

Are you looking or a 5 star or maybe a 2 star?

And if a 2 star are truly bad steep stairs OK?

Edited: 07 August 2013, 21:14
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4. Re: Quad room needed: a double and two twins

We were looking to spend no more than £350 for a couple of nights;

Don't mind steep stairs.

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5. Re: Quad room needed: a double and two twins

I still think an apartment would suit you best. Best chance for an actual double bed. :-)

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6. Re: Quad room needed: a double and two twins

Thank you; we can't find anything on the home away site for our budget. Amsterdam seems really expensive to stay compared with say France.

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7. Re: Quad room needed: a double and two twins

Do you happen to be looking for rooms in September? Some major conferences are messing up the hotel situation then.

I think on normal days Paris or London are slightly more expensive than Amsterdam, especially if you compare room sizes with Paris.

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8. Re: Quad room needed: a double and two twins

You might try try the Westertoren, next to the Nadia. Not as nice as the Nadia, but has family rooms for four and five people. Depending when you travel, prices are about 100 to 120 euros a night.

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9. Re: Quad room needed: a double and two twins

Oh that's more reasonable. Will look.

We are looking for end of October; much seems booked!

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10. Re: Quad room needed: a double and two twins

The are some oft suggested 2 stars, and many of these will have family rooms,.

I'd look at something like the Hotel Crystal.

An excellent quiet neighborhood, a very quiet hotel, maybe a 4 min walk to where the action is, and the stairs are not as bad as some. Nice breakfast.

Having stayed at the Westertoren before---------I suggest the Crystal.

For that budget you could also bid for two 4 star double rooms via Priceline NYOP bidding.

That is what I would do.

I'd be in one room and the Mrs and all the kids in the other. :-)