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Sphinx Hotel

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed on a long weekend trip. Rooms were decent enough, with fresh bedding and towels daily. Staff were nice and didn't have any trouble with noise from other residents. The breakfast is nothing special but good enough for the price and very laid back. Location is great- about 15 mins walk from town centre, very close to the Van Gogh...

Thank Andy H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We literally had no where else to stay with a family of 4 after booking a last minute weekend away in Amsterdam, as there were almost no vacancies in town, so decided to take a risk and book here despite the ratings and reviews. The staff was very nice and helpful in terms of taxis, directions, etc. The breakfast bar...

1Thank rsaatlarge
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Booked this place because it was super cheap and available at the time thru booking.com. On reading the reviews here I thought, 'Oh my god, what have we done'. The reality could not have been more different. We arrived late on Friday to a warm and comprehensive welcome. There was no city tax, this was all included in our booking....

1Thank Karen B
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

It's well located, since it's walking distance from the Tam stop. You can also get to the Heineken Experience and/or Van Gogh Mesuem walking, as well(it takes about 15 mins.). Staff was really polite and helpful. Rooms are pretty small, there's barely any space for your luggage and to walk around, but the beds are amazingly comfortable. Rooms are cleaned...

Thank KristinaMay R
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This hostel is great if your not lazy or expecting more for your money than you pay. We booked 3 nights for £116. This included breakfast and a private bathroom in our room. Our room was on the 4th floor meaning we had to climb 3 sets of spiral stairs (stairs is part of Amsterdam you will be none stop...

Thank devonstar12
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Last minute booking somewhere close to the city centre with a group of friends. Mostly clean hotel, very steep stairs though, friendly staff. Couldnt rate the breakfast as we were never up for it. 15 minute tram ride from the hotel to Centraal Station. Would probably stay at this hotel again for the price we paid.

Thank Antones158
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This to me is more of a hotel than hostel as its rooms and breakfast and dining area is very good. The stairs to the rooms are a little scary/fun but ok if you take your time staff are very friendly and kind with excellent English. If you love to walk like we did you can get to central and...

Thank dean b
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The hostel is just 2 min walk from a tram station, and the tram is just 3 stops (5-10 min) from the center. On the outside it looks like a standard nice building in Amsterdam, but inside is pretty basic. The staff was really kind - they helped us with directions, provided with maps and ordered the taxi for the...

Thank Ivana M
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Cheap"ish" booking on the outskirts but around a 20/30 + minutes walk to the centre or any other attractions. The hotel was on the tram routes, which was handy but the hotel itself was pretty grim. The receptions and breakfast area are all very clean and pleasant but the rest is pretty grim. Filthy stairs and hallways (only for the...

Thank ZBH88
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I knew what we were getting into at about £40 a night to be honest, but I can't really rate the Sphinx any more than a 2 star. It was clean enough, the location wasn't too far out, and the area was safe (next to the Heineken brewery.) however the room was Spartan, a bit tatty (curtains were nearly see...

Thank Steven O

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Sphinx Hotel

Address: Weteringschans 82, 1017 XR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Stadsdeel Zuid
Price Range: RM426 - RM959 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Sphinx Hotel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Choose the family-size rooms because they are more preserved.”
473ivanam, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for rooms 1-4”
dominict360, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Best tip - avoid this hotel”
helloillkillyoy, 16 Oct 2014 | Read review
“choose none of theirs... choose another place immediately”
RiKo961, 7 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Avoid this place, even if it is close to the museums. It is not worth it”
  • Whole room containes two real beds, and two madrasses on the floor
  • Terrible toilettes and no toiletpaper and out i corridor
  • We could not use the water in room, because the tupes did not work
gammelman, 19 Apr 2014 | Read review
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