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City Hotel Rembrandt Square
Ranked #187 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
Espoo, Finland
1 review
“I recommend!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

I loved the location, it is literally near everything (directly on Rembrandtplein, next some of the biggest clubs!!)
The room was spacious, considering I travelled with three girls of my age (18) so we all had alot of stuff. Also we had a smoking-friendly room and sometimes we could smell marihuana from the rooms next to us. The biggest drawback was the stairs, very steep and narrow. Our room was on the 4th floor so it really was a workout to get up there!
The reception was very welcoming, but it had two dogs waiting for us. So if you are very allergic remember to take some medication.
Everything else was perfect, really a hotel I can recommend!

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2013

Overall the actual appartment was grand, locationwise was good, BAD points! The extremly steep stairs.. A girl wit a big suitcase wouldnt have a hope of making the top! The Ignorant receptionist (Blonde women) was just the start of it, she was no help what so ever, we had got 3 keys and paid 10 euro separetly for deposit, on checkout we had lost 1 key over the course of the weekend, She refused to give any deposit back so the €30 she kept!

HOWEVER! 2 weeks after the trip €90 euro was taking from my account without any notice or any permission! after two days i got an email with the receipt, written in Dutch i couldnt understand wat i was been charged for? It was a new door apparent nd the labour costs.. Thinking back i knew 100% i had locked the door myself be4 we checked out so the door was in perfect condition the 2 keys worked aswel... This is clearly a SCAM so i wudnt recommended people stay if these people are charging for doors that aint broke!

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2013

This was the first Hostel I had every stays at and it was a perfect experience! We traveled in a group of 6. The 6 of us had our own apartment – 2 TV’s, a full kitchen, and 2 bathrooms. It was clean. The owners were very nice, gave us maps, and helped us navigate our way to where we wanted to go.

LOCATION – it is right in Rembrandt Square. Lively and safe…other parts of Amsterdam at night felt unsafe, so I was very glad that our hostel was so centrally located, as opposed to other friends who stayed in Marriott’s in sketchier areas.
Highly recommended!

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Sylvan Lake, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

My BF and I stayed there September 2012 and I highly recommend this hotel! The staff were friendly, the room was amazing and the breakfast was more than adequate! It was within walking distance to so many wonderful sights. ( we only had to get a cab once after getting lost...lol)
Thank you for making our stay in Amsterdam so wonderful! :)

Sincerely,
Carrie

Room Tip: Check it out..they were still renovating when we were there.
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Carrie962
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Bellingen, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013

I booked this hotel for my Daughter and her 3 male friends. They stayed for 2 nights in december. They all had a wonderful time and loved the hotel. They were upgraded to a room with a private bathroom. They loved the location and the reception staff were very friendly. They would all highly recomend this hotel. Also the communication after booking was top notch, including detailed directions on hot to find the hotel.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2013

I stayed from the 28th of February to the 4th of March. I am thoroughly impressed with the service I had received here at City Hotel. The gentleman who owned this was very helpful and welcoming, with two beautiful French Bulldogs to match! The hotel is in a great location, with 10 minutes walking distance to the Red Light District, and 15 minutes to Dam Square. On a quiet square which is served by several trams, with a few coffee shops, bars and clubs to join it. The only thing i'd be careful is is of the stairs - there is lots of them, perhaps not suitable for everybody. The hotel is safe and secure - making you leave your keys at reception, buzzing yourself in to gain access etc. Safes are in the rooms, did have an issue of our safe being locked and not able to be used for the first night but the gentleman was very apologetic. Absolutely perfect, will return again soon!

Room Tip: Our double room was on the first floor - room 19.
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  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: City Hotel Rembrandt Square
Address: Utrechtsestraat 2, 1017 VN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) , Rembrandtplein
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Ranked #187 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2 star — City Hotel Rembrandt Square 2*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The City hotel is a cosy family owned hotel which exists already more than 100 years. The beautiful monumental building of the hotel is located in the heart of Amsterdam city centre, in one of the corners of the famous Rembrandt Square (Rembrandtplein in dutch) where the nice sculptures of the Night Watch are exhibited. The atmosphere is as if you were welcomed by family. The hotel is suitable for group of friends, families and youngsters. Children and babies are very welcome as well. A very generous continental Breakfast can be arranged upon request. The hotel is reachable 24/7, our receptionists are always happy to help and will make sure you will have a pleasant stay. The ambiance is full of an intensive spirit all day long and you can enjoy a wide range of popular bars, cafés, restaurants, nightclubs and shops. At a very short walking distance you can reach the Dam, the Flower Market, Waterloo Plein, or to take a tram to reach the principal museums like the Rijksmuseum and the Van Goch Museum. You can also turn to the close canal tour, at a few minute walk. Organised tours are also available to book at a visitor centre just less than a minute walk from the hotel. You have endless possibilities in a walking distance. The Hotel offers all types of rooms, from single occupancy to 8 persons rooms. Most of the rooms are private rooms with private shower and toilet but you can also choose for a lower price accommodation and share the shower and the toilet with another room. The rooms are very clean, cosy and full of light with an outstanding view. Towels and linen are included in the room price. City Hotel Policies & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival. Check in from 14:00 to 23:00 . Check out before 11:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards. This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival. Taxes included. Breakfast not included - 10.00 EUR per person per day. General: 24 hour Reception. No curfew. ... more   less 
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