Hampshire Hotel - Theatre District Amsterdam

Address: Nassaukade 387 - 390, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1054AE, Netherlands | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel, located in the Museumplein/Vondelpark area of Amsterdam, is near Leidseplein, De Stadsschouwburg, Bellevue, and Cinecenter.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHampshire Hotel - Theatre District Amsterdam

    Reviewed by makkah

    A great Budget Hotel close to public transport

    Reviewed Nov 4, 2011
    by (9 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    A Great Hotel small in size but big on friendliness as well as being close to transport

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Historical Traveler Reviews Hampshire Hotel - Theatre District Amsterdam

    Great Hotel - Great Value!


    The Tulip Inn in Amsterdam was an amazing place for the price. As a budget traveller in Europe - this was the best place at which I had the chance to stay. It is in a great location - away from the annoyance of tourists by the red light district (but within walking distance), and a block away from the entertainment of Leidesplein Square (clubs, bars, restaurants & COFFEE SHOPS galore). The staff was very friendly and accomodating - immediately offering us one of the few rooms with a balcony. And it actually had an elevator (though quite a tight squeeze for even two people) which I found a rarity in European hotels - at least the moderately priced ones. The room wasn't huge, but was very clean and modernly decorated and had a large & clean bathroom. Overall I would definitely recommend the Tulip Inn & would stay there again myself.

    Some body from Tulip hotel cancel my reservation


    I booked my Euro trip in advance. One of the city was Amsterdam.

    I was in hotel on time and front desk checked reservation and said it is cancel. It was already third Europeen city in my trip. I never cancel my reservation. After arriving back home I communicate with (---) and they confirm that Tulip Hotel cancel my reservation.

    So, think twice if you want to stay in Tulip hotel

    Fantastic Little Hotel


    All rooms fantastic, clean, and totally adorable. All the amenities you would need. Double room was nice size; single room was small but so adorable it didn't matter.

    Great base from which to explore Amsterdam


    Chose this hotel for a long weekend in Amsterdam and didn't regret it. Great location, only 5 minutes walk from the tram stop at Leidsplan and similarly for one of the stops on the red line of the Canal Bus. The Van Gough and Rijksmuseum are virtually "round the corner" - about 10 minutes on foot. On arrival I used the Connexion shuttle bus from Schipol Airport, which stopped at the door. My departure flight was at 8 am which mean that I wasn't able to use the shuttle bus when leaving. Had to use the early morning tram and train to get to the airport, which all workd out fine.

    The hotel room and bathroom (on the 3rd floor) were small, but clean and comfortably adequate. No A/C but this was not a problem. Breakfast wasn't included in my rate. It looked expensive so I didn't bother. Staff at reception courteous and helpful.

    Two terminals in the bar area with complimentary internet access. Also, free wifi in the reception and bar area.

    Overall, a great base from which to explore Amsterdam.

    Couldn't have asked for anything more


    We have recently returned from a short stay in Amsterdam. We looked at quite alot of accomodation on the internet before booking and I am pleased to say we definately made the right decision.

    The Tulip Inn Amsterdam Centre, is located 5 mins (if that) from the Liedesplein, where there is an abundance of bars and restaurants plus a choice of tram 1,2 or 5 which takes you to/from Central Station via Dam square and all its surrounding attractions.

    The service at the hotel was excellent. We arrived at the hotel around 10.30am knowing that we would't be able to check in until 2.30pm but hoping they would have a luggage store, and they did. The receptionist took our details and we left our bags, allowing us a day free of luggage to roam Amsterdam. The drinks at the bar were the same as elsewhere which was a pleasant surprise.

    We had a small, yet adequate room, up in what appeared to be a converted attic with a lovely view through the velux window at the canal on the other side of the road. The bedroom,bathroom, reception, bar and lounge area were immaculately clean. The rate we paid didn't include breakfast but you could get this at the hotel ( a little pricey though so we ate out). However, we were more than happy that we received value for money from the accommodation alone. We will definately be recommending this place to friends and/or stay there again should we return to Amsterdam.

    Small but felt luxurious


    We spent most of our trip visiting friends and staying in unheated attics (in February), so maybe this seemed so wonderful because we had low standards. But it really was a nice little hotel, just a block outside of the center city, about a 20-25 minute walk from the train station, or a few minutes from the Leidseplein. As others have mentioned, the room was quite small, but was newly refurbished, with a modern, chic feel, and a sparkling clean bathroom (with shower only). We were on the back, with view of the heating units, so it's worth asking for something on the front, overlooking the canal. But then again, we paid only about $100 US, or 75 euro (through Priceline). The free internet was nice, and the staff was very gracious.

    Nice hotel


    A friend and I stayed at the Tulip Inn in early April 2005. We enjoyed our stay at this newly refurbished hotel. Our room was one of the nicer rooms we've had in Europe. It was small, but stylishly furnished with modern furnishings. Our request for a canal view was granted at no extra charge. We booked through an online service and paid an average of 115 EUR/night. Bathroom was small with a standing shower. Hot water was good, but water pressure was less desirable. Rooms were cleaned daily, along with fresh towels. Other perks? A bar (drinks expensive) in the comfortable lounge area (chess, newspapers, snack machine), with free internet service and wireless connection! Reception staff was pleasant and helpful with restaurant recommendations and other inquiries. Skip the "breakfast buffet" for 13 EUR. There are so many other places to eat. I recommend a local, family-run restaurant, called the Hap Hmm. When you leave the hotel, take a left and take the first left. The restaurant is on the left hand side about the middle of the street. Prices were excellent for local Flemish dishes (open only for lunch through dinner).

    Hotel was very accessible, very close to the popular Leidseplein Square. Unfortunately, the hotel directions were not very clear. After taking the tram or bus from Central Station, get off at Leidseplein stop, and head south (if you face The Bulldog, south is to your right) towards the Marriot Hotel (you will pass over a canal). At the Marriot, hang a right for about another 2 minutes. The Tulip is on the left hand side. They do have a lift, but beware, it's super tiny!! Also, watch out for all of the bikes!

    Clean, excellent location


    Fantastic location, very central and felt safe, 5 minutes walk from the main shops and eateries of the Leidseplein, plus a tram line. Small but clean rooms, a bathroom with a very nice hot shower and lots of towels. Breakfast was okay though didn't vary from day to day. Cable TV was great, with lots of channels in English. Would definately go back again. Good value for what we paid (approx 80 euros per night).

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hampshire Hotel - Theatre District Amsterdam

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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