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MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West
Ranked #115 of 364 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Uk
1 review
“Clean, nice food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2014

I had breakfast and dinner in the hotel which I thought was lovely. Cleanliness of the hotel was good but there was hair on my bed sheets. I had a top bunk bed and I had to MAKE MY OWN BED. There was 3 other beds but I had to make mine. I'm not good at making beds especially a top bunk made it difficult. Free wifi but it was not strong. There were Indian men staying in the hotel aswell. They went to our floor looked at us and went down. They creeped everyone out. They tryed talking to us, passing comments. It freaked everyone out. Other then that the hotel was clean, alright staff, and good food. Overall the hotel I would give 4 out of 5.

  • Stayed February 2014
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Meininger H, General Manager at MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West, responded to this review, 20 March 2014
Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate it and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us.
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2014 via mobile

Had a good stay here in this hostel. The rooms have private bathrooms which is great, it's just 1 minute from the train station so you can reach the city centre easy. The breakfast is definitely worth paying for as there was so much good food. Took a while to check in as it is a huge hostel but no problem. Would come back.

Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2014

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The hotel is near train station Sloterdijk, just 3-5 minutes walking from the hotel. Cheap breakfast, only 6 euro. / Отель рядом со станцией Sloterdijk, 3-5 минут пешком от отеля. Далее 5 минут на поезде до центра. Недорогой завтрак, всего за 6 евро.

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There are no possibilities to eat nearby - only at train station, the hotel gives only breakfast and cooks no dinner. We found insects in our beds - so the hotel is not so clean. Two girls from the groups had bites on the skin from bugs. The manager of the hotel is impolite. WiFi works only in some parts of the hotel and only when there live not so much people, if the hotel is overbooked - it is impossible to connect. There is no fridge and kettle in the room. there is not enough light in the room. It is not hotel but hostel more. If you buy tickets or food at Sloterdijk station there is impossible to pay with 100 euro bank-note or credit card. They accept only 50 euro notes and less./
Нет возможности поесть около отеля. Нет кафе и ресторанов поблизости. Единственное место, где можно поесть, – на вокзале. Отель предоставляет только завтрак за отдельную плату, не готовят горячий ужин. Мы в кровати обнаружили клопов, отель чистым не назовешь, пол в номерах был грязный. У двух девушек остались следы укусов на теле. Главный менеджер отеля невежлив с гостями. Wi Fi работает не во всех частях отеля и только при условии, что отель занят не полностью. Нет постоянного подключения. Если народу проживает много – подключится к вайфай невозможно. Нет холодильника и чайника. Плохое освещение в номерах. Это скорее хостел, чем отель.
При покупке билетов или еды на вокзале не принимают купюры в 100 евро, только от 50 и меньше и не берут кредитки. Учтите это и запаситесь мелкими деньгами.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank Elenayaz
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Meininger H, General Manager at MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West, responded to this review, 20 March 2014
Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate it and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us.
Your Meininger Team Amsterdam
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2014

Booked this hotel via Bookings.com. arrived to pay at the hotel and was told that they charge per person not per room which wasn't stated on the website. so my friend had to pay another 150 euro's to get in even though we had booked a twin room. then when we arrived upstairs it was a twin room with a bunk bed making it a 4 person room (room 207) :-/ ! other than that , staff very helpful and bathroom was amazing ! also located 1 minute walk from the station ! which is 1 stop to amsterdam central at 2.90 euros :)

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Meininger H, General Manager at MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West, responded to this review, 20 March 2014
Thank you for your review, we hope to welcome you soon again in Amsterdam.
Your Meininger Team Amsterdam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with 26 students on a school trip to Amsterdam we were so pleased with this hotel
Wonderful service front desk staff we re so efficient and friendly
Rooms wonderful v comfortable bathrooms huge
We ate breakfast and dinner and were v pleased with it
Would definitely recommend

Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank ruby2222
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Meininger H, General Manager at MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West, responded to this review, 20 March 2014
Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate it and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us.
Your Meininger Team Amsterdam
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2014

Checked into this hotel for the second time, stayed for a week and everything was just lovely. First of all, we arrived at 8am which was very early for a check-in but not only did they manage to get us a room immediately, they were also very friendly and helpful! The room itself was perfect for us and at a very reasonable price. The room, sheets and toilet were all very clean too. Housekeeping staff does a really good job in keeping everything spic and span.
- The reception staff are not only friendly and knowledgeable, they try their best to accommodate to your needs. They have a wide range of brochures and maps for tourists and first time travelers. You may also rent a bike from the reception.
- Room was very clean, toilet had hot powerful showers all day long and they offer daily room service.
- Location is convenient as it is located just beside Sloterdijk station which takes about 10 minutes to the Centraal station. The hotel is located at a very peaceful neighbourhood (mostly offices around) so by 6pm everything is just peaceful so it's awesome for light sleepers.
- At about 5 euros they offer a decent breakfast with bread, ham, cheese, coffee, tea etc. Nothing too fancy though.
Overall, a very pleasant stay and HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Would return, definitely. Hope this helps.
Cheers.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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Meininger H, General Manager at MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West, responded to this review, 20 March 2014
We'd like to thank you for your kind comment, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you indeed again in Amsterdam!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

I stayed here for one night. From Amsterdam centraal you can take train to amsterdam sloterdijk. It cost you 2.6 euro per person (when you buy the tickets at counter-probably it will be cheaper if you buy at ticket machine). The hotel is just next to the sloterdijk station. From there as well, you can take metro to places of attraction. The room was nice, clean and tidy. The bed is nice and really comfort. When your flight or train is later than checkout time, you can still stayed at their cafe with free wifi or if you intent to walk around, you can leave your luggage at their luggage room which is very systematic. You can also cook at their guest kitchen. Except their counter service, everything was perfect. Recommended to all.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Meininger H, General Manager at MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West, responded to this review, 20 March 2014
We'd like to thank you for your kind comment, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you indeed again in Amsterdam!
Your Meininger Team Amsterdam
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Property: MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West
Address: Orlyplein 1-67, 1043 DR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #115 of 364 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West 2*
Number of rooms: 219
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Style and atmosphere of the hotelThe new MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West offers a very special atmosphere for your stay: people of all different ages and origins meet here in an unusually relaxed international atmosphere. They communicate with one another, relax, work or simply take a peaceful break. Opening July 2012.Unique aspects of the hotelWe have a breath of Amsterdam flair in store for you here, with distinctive art in the lobby. With a nod to the Old Masters, details from the great works of the golden age of painting are located throughout the hotel. The 232 comfortable non-smoker rooms offer an own bathroom with shower, toilet and hairdryer as well as a television and air conditioning. The hotel boasts spacious public areas such as lobby, bar and guest kitchen, in which use of W-LAN is free of charge. Our lavish all-you-can-eat-and-drink breakfast buffet gives you the ideal start to your day and is available at a small extra fee. Cars can be parked in the hotel underground garage, also at a charge.Location of the hotel, surrounding area and sightsThe MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West lies in the corridor between city centre and Schiphol Airport, directly by the Sloterdijk transport hub. From here it is just a 5-minute ride with the urban railway to Centraal Station at the heart of the Old Town and ten minutes to Schiphol Airport, with Utrecht less than an hour away by train. Whether you want to travel round the canals, visit the Rijksmuseum, stroll through the flower market, have a stopover in a coffee shop or complete a business appointment, the Dutch metropolis receives its guests with welcoming openness. ... more   less 
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