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Gaasper Camping Amsterdam
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Achnasheen
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1 review
“Practical for City visit”
Reviewed 30 August 2013

The site itself average but score moved to Very Good by very helpful and friendly (multi-lingual) staff and the, well stocked site shop and lovely restaurant/take away. Very easy access to city centre via the Metro which is just a few minutes walk from the site. Cycle tracks all the way too. Maps with cycle routes into and out of Amsterdam available in site shop, as well as basics and gifts.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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English first
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013

We were directed to this campsite as the site we usually use were full. We wanted an electric hook up but when we arrived and asked for one was basically told 'No'
The guy at Reception was arrogant and if it hadnt of been so late in the evening we probably would have moved on. But after a 6 hr ferry trip from England we were tired and wanted to rest.
As we didn't want to take our car onto the site due to extra cost we were just told to pitch our tent on a piece of grass land next to reception near the main entrance. This small area was already quite busy and upon asking the guy at Reception whether our tent would fit as it was an 8 berth, we were told 'it will fit'.
Yh just about! Only to wake up next morning finding that it was difficult to gain access to and from our tent as others had pitched up basically touching ours.
As we were nr the main entrance it was noisy as this was in constant use.
Walking around the site there were many spaces available that would have suited us better....& been quieter.
No hot water unless you pay extra for it and 5 min use of the shower for 80cent.
Amsterdam itself is easy enough to get to via metro and tram. About a 30 min ride.
Not an enjoyable experience and I def wouldn't visit here again.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 21 August 2013

The location is quite ok, the staff at the reception is great too, however, we had to wait 20 minutes in the car until the guy on the bike picked us up and showed us the tent field, which was almost full at the time we arrived. Furthermore, there was one especially arrogant man who we came accross in the restaurant and the shop as well. Otherwise the two nights we spent were good. The reception offers a lot of extra services (selling tickets for public transport and museums) which saves time and money.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2013

We got there in good time and there was no-one in front of us, we were told by the guy at the gate to go and wait in the carpark while they found a pitch for us? Then a motorhome turned up and because they couldn't get under the barrier of the carpark they were allowed to go in front of us! OK one was not too bad, but then THREE turned up!! We had been waiting for half an hour and they proceeded to let the Motorhomes in before us, I was not happy!! They let two in before us and I told them in no uncertain terms that it wasn't fair and eventually they let us in after over 1 hour!! We were led to pitch by friendly bike man, we were in a folding camper and pitch was OK, bit close to neighbours, but fine. Toilets nice and clean and had loo roll :) Showers were OK, but don't forget your 80c token from reception. When you get there a very friendly lady will tell you about everything - warning if you have a car it is a 30euro deposit for gate fob to get in and out of site. It is really easy to get into Amsterdam via the Metro which is about a 20min walk from site and really quick to centre - do need to get shuttle bus about half way because of maintenance work on tracks, but it's really easy. There is a little supermarket on site which sells basics and yummy Danish Pastries :9 Also a nice bar and restaurant which sells decent meals. We stopped for a couple of nights, would recommend.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 July 2013

We are pleased to write a review as we dont often do. We found this one so so worthy ....upon arrival we were escorted by bike to our designated plot... mmm... no problem we were even assisted in positioning our caravan..Secluded and separated by hedgerows.. Both water and electricity ideally situated easy access....Toilets With Paper , Showers Both Clean And Accessible .......
We were both impressed and pleased by the Restaurant and shop..Food Excellent {recommend
the fillet steak} Shop...We only have a small freezer in our caravan so ice pkts Available were not suitable...So without prompting the lady allowed us to take a small amount whenever it was required...This might seem insignificant but as well as her smiley nature it became a pleasure to shop...Would Definitely recommend And Use Again.............Thank You.

Room Tip: Station 5 minute walk..Goes straight to Amsterdam.....
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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LEEDS
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42 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2013

The location to access the city was the best part about this site. Only a short walk to the train. The site was busy and not too expensive. The site had lots of facilities. There was not a lot in the immediate vicinity of the camp though.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with friends
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Very neat and tidy site, close to the metro station to get you in to the city centre. We visited here as part of the Windy 500, so brought a large number in the group. Hard standing enclosed pitches for camper vans and caravans, large open field with plenty of space for tents. Friendly helpful staff and a decent shop on site.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Gaasper Camping Amsterdam
Address: Loosdrechtdreef 7 | Gaasperplas, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Ranked #36 of 230 Speciality Lodging in Amsterdam
Number of rooms: 323
Also Known As:
Gaasper Camping Amsterdam Hotel Amsterdam

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