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“A good budget hotel”
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Kooyk Hotel
Ranked #217 of 368 Hotels in Amsterdam
Basingstoke
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12 reviews
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“A good budget hotel”
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Stayed for 3 nights July 14. We were in room 23 on the second floor and were happy with the room. The furnishings are basic as expected but our room was clean and acceptable. The shared bathroom and showers were completely satifactory and we never had to queue for either. Both were cleaned morning and evening. All staff were friendly and approachable. Whilst there Amsterdam had a mighty thunderstorm and the staff had a job stopping the flooding in the lower bedrooms, not their fault the way this listed building was built. But they still had time for us. I would return

Room Tip: The 2nd floor seems to be the best. If you want the wifi, the closer reception the better
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

Good staff. The bad thing was the noisy thin-walled room. You can here EVERYTHING your neighbor do. Really good location!!! The breakfast was ok but not so mutch choices. Maybe a little bit to expencive but hey. You are in Amsterdam!

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Gothenburg, Sweden
1 review
Reviewed 17 July 2014

A highly recommendable budget hotel close to the city centre, with almost all the major attractions within walking distance. The rooms are spacious and the staff is friendly and helpful, the breakfast buffet is perhaps a little spartan (no yoghurt) but still quite sufficient. My wife and I got a room on the ground floor facing the back yard, and since it was in the middle of the summer we were initially a little perturbed by the fact that there weren't any windows we could open to let the cool air in - only a glass door. This didn't prove a problem though, we never saw anyone moving about in the yard so it felt safe enough to keep the door open when we were in the room. Also, we've since understood that the building is listed as historic property which means that the proprietors of the hotel aren't allowed to make any alterations, so we don't hold the lack of windows against them! The only minus is that the staff can be a bit noisy when cleaning the hallways in the morning which can be a little annoying if you need to sleep in, but this is a minor flaw.

By and large, we strongly recommend this hotel and wouldn't hesitate to stay here again!

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Amsterdam
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

Breakfast good but too late for business guests - starting only at 8:30. Orange juice is qualified with water! Bulbs too dim in rooms.Terrible accent with Asian servants, their English unintelligible.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled on business
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

This B & B had very nice breakfasts and helpful staff. We were up two flights of very steep steps and they carried our luggage up. The room was very clean but tiny...only one suitcase could be laid on the floor at a time!
The people, owner operated, made this a pleasant stay. Very handy to museums, cafes, banks, tram or bus, and on scenic canal.

Room Tip: You could avoid stairs by paying more to be on ground floor...if only we knew!
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Additional Information about Kooyk Hotel

Property: Kooyk Hotel
Address: Leidsekade 82, 1017 PM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#35 Best Value Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:1 star — Kooyk Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a family run hotel in the centre of amsterdam.Typical canal house with spacious rooms, some ensuite and most are budget rooms with shared bathroom. The rate includes a dutch continental breakfast.We are located very near the van gogh museum and just walking distance from leidseplein.We have been 30 years established hotel owners.This building is a goverment historical listed building. From june 2013 we have eight new ensuite rooms with lovely new bathrooms, some are smaller than others and the price is adapted to the size of the room. We also offer low rates room only and our clients can buy breakfast if they wish.Our ground floor has been totally renovated as well as all our public bathrooms. We hope you will enjoy your stay at the kooyk hotel. ... more   less 
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