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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

You get what you pay for. Basic but clean room, TV with few channels (who watches TV on holiday anyway?) Friendly staff, 24 hour reception and vending machines. Only downfall was our fairly large window falling off its hinges which would have certainly resulted in a trip to A+E had somebody been lying on the bed below it.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Its a budget hotel with basic amenities. Easily accessible from railway station by walk. Its very near to de wallen area (night life). We got room at top floor. It was not spacious. TV facility was very basic. Rooms at the top have lot of stairs so make sure you dont get those rooms. Reception people are nice and knowledgeable...

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4Thank hisatti77
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2013

I stayed here a couple of years ago... Awful hotel!! You get what you pay for!! I have stayed in the best hotels in amsterdam like the Die port van Cleve and the park in vondle park... this is like sleeping in a car park compare to them, You need to wear shoes to walk to the bathroom fro your...

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5Thank Kelly A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2013

by know means is this a 4 or 5 or 3 star but so clean staff are very helpful , so close to red light district and Grass hopper food all around you walking distance from train station met some lovely people for all over ,

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4Thank kassie35
Falmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed at Hotel Ben for 4 nights a couple of weeks ago and we definitely think it's worthy of 5 stars. Having looked at a number of different hotels we decided on Hotel Ben, firstly because the price was so reasonable, but the clincher was the statement on their website: 'Our rooms are basic: 2, 3...

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6Thank WillJR
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2013

Just back from a long weekend here at the start of June, and on arrival I realised I'd stayed here before but had forgotten all about it...well that's Amsterdam visits for you!?!? Staff on reception were helpful and friendly, even pointing out the discount which should have shown on my Bill for booking online. Stairs are almost vertical, but they...

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6Thank Jabberwocky7
Amsterdam
Reviewed 30 May 2013

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Thank Carly W
Reviewed 1 May 2013

The only good thing about this place is the location everything else is very poor. Our room had really poor lighting and not much room for four people sharing. Even though we didn't smoke in our room but you could strongly smell that the neighbouring rooms from their smoke especially those smoking pot! Very noisy so don't expect to get...

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Thank Mumma-beee
Amsterdam
Reviewed 27 April 2013

We were in a quad for 2 days, I recommend it especially to countrymen Italians who choose to save money to come to Amsterdam  from Eindhoven since it is located just opposite the railway station and the bus terminal .. excellently positioned to reach coffee shops (almost all in the area) and redlight, but also cultural sites such as the...

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Thank Daniele I
Athens, Greece
Reviewed 25 April 2013

Great location and really cheap, but that's about it. High and narrow stairs, no elevator. I wouldn't recommend it for a family as it is very close to the red light district and above a coffe shop. It was OK for a group of friends though, pretty good value for money.

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet

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Address: Beursstraat 21, 1012 JT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Price Range: RM341 - RM1,193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Ben 1*
Number of rooms: 25
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