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Hotel Alfa Plantage

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 November 2015

This is a two-star budget hotel; it's not going to be particularly pretty. Two different tram lines stop in front, and there are convenient places to eat nearby. The maintenance isn't quite up to standards, and there are lots of features to Dutch buildings that are not well understood by Americans (like steep stairwells and narrow rooms). Carpeting was not...

Thank henare
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

If you need a place to crash and take a shower. Thats OK, shower was clean and bed too. Wifi did not work on my room (4th floor). But got another one after asking. That was great. Dont go there for luxury.

Thank Frederik W
Listowel, Ireland
Reviewed 6 August 2015

I read the Tripadvisor reviews after booking this place and admit I was slightly worried. Granted, the rooms are functional at best and could be a bit cleaner, but you get what you pay for. It is located right beside a tram stop that runs directly to the city, and the zoo is just across the road. As for "rude"...

1Thank Karl J
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Why some businesses think that they will get richer if they keep peoples money even when they call in advance to amend a booking made by mistake? It's just shocking ,stupid and greedy. The owner has no human sense or respect for his clients . After I have looked on the review pictures I now understand why this hotel is...

Thank Bianca S
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

I booked this accommodation and prepaid it however it was a mistake on my behalf and 3 days after booking I called for a refund thinking it would obviously be ok with it being over a week until my reservation and with Gay Pride being on the hotel were all pretty much full anyway so it would have no problem...

3Thank golfbreaker
Neidenbach, Germany
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

I too experienced some of what the negative reviews stated. The room and bathroom were small. Almost painfully small for my wife and me. The very small, very old TV never had a signal, not that I was there to watch TV, but it would have been nice to watch something when we got in. I had no issues from...

Thank lee-man072
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I thought I had booked a bargain as this hotel is shown as a 3 star on booking site , beware it barely makes a 1 star ! We did not stay , once we had viewed the room which confirmed our first impressions , shabby and dirty ! the outside of this shabby hotel is rundown and covered it...

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Reviewed 5 June 2015

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2015

The hotel is a good value for money. The hotel situated 5 minutes walk from Amsterdam station and was very easy to find. We were required to pay there and not up front. The room was small but comfortable with two single beds. We had big windows facing the main street which was very nice. The room has heating and...

1Thank Karina S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Our arrival here rang several alarm bells immediately, 1) badly stained carpet in reception 2) a large notice at eye-level saying 'no refunds' 3) a surly, unfriendly, unhelpful, rude (almost hostile) young man behind the desk (the evening of Saturday 11th April to be precise). Note: we had to pay in advance rather than on checking out - it was...

3Thank Richard M

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Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides visitors with the chance to imagine the city that Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house) while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s oldest (and still best kept) zoos, and Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. It's also an ideal setting for the Dutch outpost of St Petersburg’s Hermitage.
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Additional Information about Hotel Alfa Plantage

Address: Plantage Middenlaan 26, 1018 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Plantage & the East , Binnenstad
Price Range: RM271 - RM894 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Alfa Plantage 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“If street noise interrupts your sleep try to get a room in the rear; trams run late in the evening.”
 of 5 bubbles henare, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Best Location”
 of 5 bubbles 930karinas, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Just don't stay - if you must not at the front overlooking the street.”
 of 5 bubbles richardmE7524PY, 19 Apr 2015 | Read review
“If you do choose to go there, walls are thin, dont stay on the ground floor, reception is next door.”
 of 5 bubbles KarenH5581, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The wi-fi doesn't work as it should be: all the time.”
 of 5 bubbles 930vanessal, 21 Nov 2014 | Read review
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