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Hotel The Crown
Ranked #201 of 229 Speciality Lodging in Amsterdam
Amsterdam
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1 review
“Family trip”
Reviewed 4 June 2013

Nice & friendly staff^^
Hotel located in the heart of amsterdam. Nice view in the nite. Staff very helpfull and the place is very convience to everywhere. ..............................................

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 27 May 2013

A group of us stayed in this hotel for a friend's 40th birthday earlier this month. It's a very central location, but in view of it's location, the hotel is surprisingly quiet and we didn't get any disruption from the human traffic outside. What helps is that the hotel is tucked right into the end of a very long street, so it's not as if it stands on a main thoroughfare. So in this sense it's location is perfect.

The manager, Yusuf is a very pleasant, easy going and agreeable bloke and on the day of check out was easy going about us leaving our bags in the reception area all day, given the early checkout and the fact that we had a late flight. He also offered to keep our passports in his safe, which we did. Despite our nervousness about doing both, everything went fine.

The toilets are not on suite, but there are both on suite showers (at least there was one in our room), and public showers in the hallways. This gives the advantage that you don't have to queue for the on suite shower with whoever you're sharing with and you can use the one down the hall if need be.

The hotel even has it's own cat, which is very chilled out, and hangs around in the bar or on the front steps, and gives the hotel a homely touch.

I only have one tiny criticism, which is that despite the fact that there were overflow holes in the sinks, there were no plugs! I thought it might just be our room, but I noticed that the one in the shower room down the hall was the same. Not sure if this was the same throughout the hotel though?

In summary we had a good stay and I would definitely consider staying there again the next time I visit Amsterdam.

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 May 2013

everything fine, good value for money, clean and looked after. most of the staff very nice. would stay here again. nice central location, and easy to find from the train station. and nice to shops and bars.


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Reviewed 16 May 2013

From reading some of the reviews on here I was slightly worried about this hotel, however I really shouldn't have been its a really friendly place, for the price one of the best locations you will find, of course its not like the Ritz but its a one star hotel in Amsterdam, so what do people expect? the down side is yes the toilet isn't in the room but we had the 6 bed bedroom and it was literally as soon as you walk out your room to the right so that didn't make a difference at all really. If your going with your mates its a fantastic place, and I would recommend it.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 9 May 2013 via mobile

Great hotel situated right in the middle of Amsterdam's bustling centre! Was a 10 minute walk from station (be warned about bikes and cobble ground nightmare for wheel suitcases!) arrived 8am and greeted by Manager (can't remember name but looks like Mario!) great guy very helpful and no problem checking in. Rooms were very good size ( 3 guest) shared bathroom was initially a concern but turned out fine very clean and plenty between all floors. For what we paid considering it was also very busy period (weekend after queens day and eve of Remembrance Day) only paid €300 total. Defo recommend this place for it value but also close proximity to Dam Sq, RLD and all else the city has to offer. Also lovely cat called Guinness and smoker friendly!

  • Stayed May 2013
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Reviewed 30 April 2013

5 flights of very dangerous winding stairs..with a reluctant manager ..who didn't want to help me drag my bags up...the place was in a great location...but I'd never stay there again. over priced!! I'm a 60 year old woman in great physical condition....and even so....this place was very over priced for what I got..the directions to get there were a nightmare..The location was the best part..

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled solo
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Property: Hotel The Crown
Address: Oude Zijds Voorburgwal 21, 1012 EH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Hotel Style:
Ranked #201 of 229 Speciality Lodging in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel The Crown 1*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
You are going to Amsterdam and you are looking for a suitable place in Amsterdam budget hotel to stay? Welcome to the Amsterdam Crown Hotel! If you are full of energy and active and you are looking for some adventure in one of the craziest capitals in whole Europe or you are looking for Amsterdam city break, you have found the right place and the right Amsterdam budget hotel. Here you are, in the centre of Amsterdam! One step out and you enter the world of coffee shops, sex shops and it takes one minute to get to Red Light District with so many pretty girls! ... more   less 
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