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“Great location but in serious need of extensive renovation”
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Hotel Corel
Ranked #17 of 24 Hotels in Scheveningen
Reviewed 22 August 2011

This hotel has great potential if only someone were prepared to spend money on renovation. On the plus side, it has a great location, close to the beach, yet away from the noise on the beach front. The people who run it are helpful and the breakfast is generous. However, it is shabby, with worn carpets, burnt out lightbulbs, tatty and broken fittings in the bathrooms, broken phones in the rooms, no lift - just very steep stairs - and no fire escape. The place feels neglected and sad. The photo on the website is deceptive; although the hotel sign has three stars, these would appear to be merely decorative. Not a single travel organisation appears to have endorsed the place. I was frankly very surprised to find somewhere like this in Holland.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 March 2011

We stayed here for a couple of nights and it was dreadful. The hotel needs total updating, the rooms are very badly furnished and carpets worn out and stained. We found our bedsheets were ripped and one of them had blood on it. I complained and we were moved to another room at the back of the hotel- only slightly bettertr and torn pillow cases! We have roughed it around the word and I have stayed in better 2 star and campsites than this, I also paid 168 eouros for 2 nights including the parking charge, a total rip off!
Location is good and staf were helpful but please do something to this hotel!!

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank busylizzie1
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Reviewed 26 August 2009

The coach company booked this hotel for me.Seems too me,hotel has a new owners,cause i see a lot of changes compared to older reviews.The room was clean,staff was very helpful (special thanks to Nelli),breakfast was good enough.Beach was only 5 minutes walking.

  • Stayed: August 2009, travelled on business
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Thank vardi
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Reviewed 6 August 2006

I stayed at Hotel Corel with my sister for a weekend. We wanted to stay in Scheveningen to spend time on the beach, go for some shopping and some partying. We booked Corel because it had a reasonable price and it was located not far from the beach. The location was great. Just a 8 minute walk from Kurhaus and the beach. The hotel wasn't worth the money. We payed €88 per night. The hotel looks great in avertisement pictures but in reality the exterior needs painting and the interior is very old. Very old carpet on the stairs, little bit of a musty smell. Room was ok, a bit small. From our balkony we could see into the living rooms and gardens of our 'neighbours'. Bathroom was terrible: mouldy sealing, it took us ten minutes to ge the right watertemperature in the shower. Waterpressure: none. Breakfast (€10,-) was ok but not worth the money. Very old furniture in the breakfast room en I could almost eat the foot of the plate from my neighbour.
Conclusion: only the location is ok. I would not recommend this hotel to anyone.

  • Stayed: August 2006, travelled with family
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2  Thank Daan029
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Reviewed 15 June 2005

Bed room and stairs badly needed renovation and cleaning with draughty windows. Bossy staff, breakfast acceptable although boiled eggs seemed to be cooked days before.
Overpriced for services offered and not worth more than one star although supposedly rated 3 stars, nearest car parking 1km away. Not recommended

1  Thank wallflower890
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Stayed: May 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: December 2016
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Additional Information about Hotel Corel

Address: Badhuisweg 54-56, 2587 CJ Scheveningen, The Hague, The Netherlands (Formerly Symphony Hotel Corel)
Region: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > The Hague > Scheveningen
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Ranked #17 of 24 Hotels in Scheveningen
Price Range: £55 - £147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Corel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel " Corel " is an attractive hotel in the center of Scheveningen , in an ideal location along the majestic Badhuisweg , not far from the sea. The maritime city is a part of the royal city of The Hague . Five minutes walk from the hotel sandy beach, is a casino, a circus , SeaLife , SpaVitalizee a beeldhouwmuseum and other attractions . The mild climate and warm sea are well suited for a family holiday. Many nightclubs and bars offer their services to the fans of nighttime recreation. For those who prefer sports leisure activities , there is a beach volleyball as well as skate , surfboard and bicycle rentals . Elderly people can enjoy a calm and measured relaxation while walking along the beautiful wide promenade of Scheveningen . The hotel has 16 comfortable rooms . In 2014 all rooms have been renovated . The room area of ​​at least 25 m2 . All rooms are equipped with flat screen televisietoestels and cable TV with a multitude of channels. Within each room there is a bathroom with a mini perfumery . The rooms are also equipped with a free WiFi connection . Most rooms have a balcony . A breakfast buffet is served each morning in our hotel. We offer comfortable double rooms for families with an area of ​​45 m2 , where you can stay . Having a large family or group of friends In addition , you can use : - A cot ; - The parking lot; - Bike rental and storage ; - A spacious terrace for relaxation with nice summer weather . Next to the hotel there are bus and tram stops . A journey by public transport to the city center of The Hague takes about 10 minutes . We wish you a pleasant vacation ! With love hotel " Corel " ! ... more   less 
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