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College Hotel Alkmaar

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Achter de Vest 3, 1811 JZ Alkmaar The Netherlands
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#1 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Alkmaar
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College Hotel Alkmaar is located in a renovated 20-centrury school and it has free WiFi acces available. It is located in the centre of Alkmaar. Every room is equiped with a TV, including cable channels and a seating area. The private bathroom comes with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. You can enjoy city view from the room. Extras include a desk and bed linen. At College Hotel Alkmaar you will find a terrace and a bar. Other facilities offered at the property include a ticket service, a tour desk and luggage storage. The hotel is 400 metres from Alkmaar Station, 500 metres from Dutch Cheesemuseum and 500 metres from National Biermuseum. Schiphol Airport is 36 km away.
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast buffet
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Paid private parking on-site
Internet
Special diet menus
Vending machine
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Desk
Housekeeping
Seating area
Clothes rack
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Iron
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Dutch, German
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Davidwd1306 wrote a review Jul 2021
Peterborough, United Kingdom29 contributions19 helpful votes
This company kept your deposit although we cancelled within the correct period due to Covid. I would advise anyone not to trust this hotel! It was for a charity cycle holiday - dreadful! We have contacted the hotel many times but they are rude and unhelpful
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Aron E wrote a review Dec 2020
Bonaire2 contributions
College hotel is housed in an old vintage school building in the centre of Alkmaar. The rooms and new bathrooms are very clean. Good breakfast. After a day exploring Alkmaar with great shopping just steps from the hotel, you will get a good night sleep on the comfortable beds and since the hotel is situated next to a park, very quiet. All great but the best part of College hotel are the employees: Very friendly and super service minded, 5* Superbe service!
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Date of stay: November 2020
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R2D2 wrote a review Jan 2020
Tel Aviv, Israel225 contributions110 helpful votes
We decided to pick another hotel this time in Alkmaar. Previous hotel’s were somewhat of a disappointment. With this, and we’d include places like the local Grand Hotel, the prices increased, the level of service didn’t.... Anyway, this time we chose this hotel. The layout and interior does remind you of the old-style schools of forgotten eras. High ceilings, wooden details & chequered flooring. The rooms are spacious, very spacious actually. The sleeping experience however was very average. Needless to say, this is one of the more important experiences in a hotel. The mattress was simply too soft, not good enough! The breakfast next morning was very simple, not to say ‘below average’! Why is this you ask? Well, compared to hotels in other European cities (Berlin, Vienna etc.) the return you get for what you pay in Alkmaar simply isn’t worth it. There we often paid less, much less actually, and got much more in return. If this is possible elsewhere, why not in Alkmaar? Hopefully matters will change in many of the local establishments. A city like Alkmaar, with many international visitors, truly does deserve much better value-for-money for its hotels!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Andy wrote a review Dec 2019
Marple, United Kingdom9 contributions34 helpful votes
Good location 5 minutes from Alkmaar Station and within a short walk of the main shopping street. Clean, modern rooms with key facilities that you would expect. Soft beds, which I thought I might struggle with, but actually slept really well. Decent continental breakfast in a pleasant dining area. Hot drinks available throughout the day. No complaints.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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MigsEarWigs wrote a review Nov 2019
London, United Kingdom91 contributions182 helpful votes
I booked an Attic room. It was large and had a skylight and small window. No good views from these but the room was quiet, clean and satisfactory. On a very cold Winter's night I wonder if the 1 radiator would be adequate but in Nov 2019 it was fine for me, had to leave it on all night though. If it rains hard you'll hear it on the skylight and roof, which might upset a light sleeper. The man on duty when I arrived helpfully showed me to my room. The following morning I asked the young lady on duty for a late checkout (1 hour past normal checkout) which was granted, free of charge. I also asked for fresh scrambled eggs and these were cooked for me no problem. The floorboards squeak which was no problem for me but might have been for anyone in the room below. There is no-one on reception after 11pm. You will be given two card keys, and can let yourself in with one of these (one is a spare for if the other stops working). I got in no problem after midnight first time. The hotel is conveniently located between the railway station and the main sights of the town. Alkmaar is a pleasant town, very Dutch and with very few tourists compared to the larger Dutch cities.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$92 - US$229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
The NetherlandsNorth Holland ProvinceAlkmaar
NUMBER OF ROOMS
22
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Frequently Asked Questions about College Hotel Alkmaar
Which popular attractions are close to College Hotel Alkmaar?
Nearby attractions include Grote Sint Laurenskerk (0.2 km), Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar (0.1 km), and Alkmaar City Hall (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at College Hotel Alkmaar?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, breakfast buffet, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at College Hotel Alkmaar?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a desk, and extra long beds.
Is parking available at College Hotel Alkmaar?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to College Hotel Alkmaar?
Conveniently located restaurants include De Koffiemolen Alkmaar, Bistro de 13 Balcken, and De Binnenkomer.
Is College Hotel Alkmaar located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Alkmaar.
Are any cleaning services offered at College Hotel Alkmaar?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at College Hotel Alkmaar?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at College Hotel Alkmaar?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to College Hotel Alkmaar?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hof Van Sonoy (0.3 km), Accijnstoren van Alkmaar uit 1622 (1.0 km), and Het Huis Met De Kogel Uit 1557 (0.6 km).