Aalborg Hotel Amsterdam

Sarphatipark 106, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1073EC, Netherlands | 3 star hotel
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Walking tour

A travel blog entry by angesnowdon

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... protested against the deportation of Jews from their city. The city is really great in that all if the buildings are the same as hundreds if years ago. They were built really thin as there was a tax on the width if buildings not the height. We saw the skinniest building in Amsterdam, a house not much more than a doorway in width. The downside of the ...

Volendam to Belgium - Brugge, Ypres

A travel blog entry by sandemac

... We walked to the train station and waited for our train to Brussels, Belgium. We are travelling first class, nice! We have velvet seats and free food and wine/coffee. The train is travelling to speeds of up to 300klm an hour. Our ears keep popping. We arrived safely and found the hire car place at the station. The car is a Zafira, and it's not up to the standard we are used to after the Audi and VW. It's Saturday and there is still a lot of traffic. The city ...

Travel to Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by trishfr

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... loaded down barges that looked almost ready to sink. Camper van parks , castles, churches, wineries, pubs even a church you had to enter through the pub. It was cold on board in the wind but the sun was doing its best to peep through the mist. Back on the bus with a stop for lunch, clever Germans it cost 70cents to go and pee... And the toilet has an automatic toilet seat cleaner .... Get a 50 cent voucher back. At least it's cheaper than Venice. The Netherlands : ...

The 'A' towns: Aachen and Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by jimwitmer

... I am looking for this hotel', showing them the name on my phone. Luckily, I was able to follow the directions in Dutch and easily found the hotel from there. First time ever, that I had to actually use the Dutch I have learned to talk to a Dutch person. Very cool!

That afternoon and evening I took a few hours to just ride around the city I love SO much. Despite the crowds of high tourist season, there are still plenty of corners with beautiful scenery, beautiful ...

Day Fourteen & Fifteen: Red Light Green Light

A travel blog entry by grant.gullekson

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... hostel and onto a walking tour. The hostel was very clean and modern on the inside, although a bit far away from downtown. It had really good transit access. We got settled into our bunks and prepared to go on the walking tour. Geoff stayed behind because he was still a bit tired. I made my way downstairs and we were off to explore.

Dee was again our tour guide and showed us all around! ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the De Pijp area of Amsterdam, is near Heineken Experience, Albert Cuyp Market, Rialto, and Nirvana.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Aalborg Hotel Amsterdam

    Small but fine !!!

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    I stayed there for 4 nights for business.

    Room is tiny but very clean. Very friendly staff.

    Looks like just renovated.

    During my stay, the breakfast room was under renovation.

    I suppose when this renovation is done, this hotel looks really good.

    Several tram stops are located very close to the hotel.

    Max. 10 min to the exhibition center, 15 min to the central station.

    Not a luxury hotel, but I recommend this hotel for both business and private.

    Spotlessly clean room

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    My single room was incredibly tiny and an older person would struggle with trying to take a shower in the even tinier bathroom.

    BUT you get what you pay for and don't get what you don't pay for.

    The bed was very comfortable and the room spotlessly clean. The breakfast was modest, but adequate. Absolutely fine all in all.

    I broke my glasses when I slipped on a tram journey. The reception staff couldn't have been more helpful in finding me an optician to do an emergency repair.

    I would definitely recommend this hotel to young people on a sightseeing holiday.

    Just fine

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    A fine hotel for our needs on our trip to Amsterdam.

    The purpose for our trip was to go to several concerts at the Concertgebouw, and as this hotel is a 10 minutes walk from the venue, this hotel was perfect for us. We only spent the nights at the hotel anyway, so we didn't need luxury.

    The room was clean, the beds good and the bathroom just fine. Our room was on the first floor, 5 steps to walk to the breakfast room. The breakfast was basic consisting of corn-flakes, bread , toast, cheez, ham, salami, jam, boiled eggs etc. But we really didn't miss anything.

    Will stay here again the next time we are going for a Concertgebouw concert-weekend to Amsterdam.

    An experience

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    A group of colleagues and I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel whilst attending the ESICM conference at the RAI. For location it is excellent only 20 minutes brisk walk to the conference centre (6 minutes run if in a hurry). The town centre is about a 40 minute walk but it is easier to get a tram from the end of the road a number 4 or 25. There is also a great bar/cafe/restraunt on the corner of the park opposite the hotel. As for the hotel my colleagues and I had never laughed so much. Firstly they checked out my room a single with views over the park. Now this room (room 30) was small such that I could touch both walls across the width of the room and if I was any taller than my 6ft 2 inch I would have to sleep with my feet out of the window. The bed was reasonably comfortable but I dont remember spending much time in it anyway. The bathroom well what can I say? A pleasant british racing green tiled thing with the smallest bath I have ever seen. The bath incidently doubled as the shower and had a lovely slope from one end almost down to the plug hole. I guess a contortionist could bend to sit in the bath but I had a struggle to get in and nearly called the fire brigade to get out. Room was relatively clean and tidy, mind you the room wasnt exactly big. The TV remote did not work, no tea/coffee making facilities. My colleagues had a twin and a quad between them (There were no other twins left). The twin (room 1)on the ground floor had no opening windows and a broken window fan. The beds were so close together that it may as well have been called a double room. The quad room (room 12) had two beds plus some sort of fold down bed supposed to be a double (not) the bathroom was normal size with full size bath although the plug did not fit properly but this didnt matter as the water drianage was poor. Breakfast was okay with cereals yoghurt and ham and cheese not inspired but okay all the same. Customer service was variable with occasionally very helpfull and occasionnaly not at all helpfully but mostly in between. I would use this hotel again for its cheap price and location and as I wasn't spending much time in it.

    Basic

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    I'm in my last night (of four) here, in Amsterdam for a conference. I booked into the Aalborg because it is convenient both for the RAI centre and the city centre/attractions, and less pricey than alternatives I was able to find on a 'net search (before finding tripadvisor.com). I've stayed at many far nicer hotels at one quarter of the price, but not in Amsterdam.

    Im beating myself up as to what to say....

    from

    My views on this hotel are quite mixed. We booked a quad room and when we arrived it turned out to be a twin room with a large single fold down bed. The duvet covers were not the cleanest and we had no towels..however, this was quickly resolved when we spoke to the chap on the front desk. Later that night after a few sherrys etc we returned to the room to see the store cupboard had been left open..with a mattress in it. Well we decided to take it and hope for the best!. It was obvious the following day that the staff were aware of us nicking stuff from the cupboard but it was graciously ignored.. Fab!. Hotel location is average.. although tram leaves from literally just round the corner and will take you to Dam square for about E1.60.. very regular as well. Also very nice little restaurant on the corner - great breakfast. Breakfast in the hotel was okay - if you like cheese and ham.. and eggs...and cheese. On the whole this was not the cleanest hotel ive stayed in, but the staff were great and prob the friendliest ive come across. Despite the hotel having a very, very dodgy lift.. and VERY small stairs, this was one of my most enjoyable trips.. so what can i say?. I think id say give it a go..what do you have to lose?!

    Absolutely Fine

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    I was looking for a modest hotel for one night and found the Aalborg through a search engine. My room and en-suite were very small but with a desk and view of the park. My breakfast was very good and served in a pleasant dining room. I would certainly return to this hotel myself. The room was clean and I imagine that a family would be given a perfectly acceptable (and larger) room. Service was friendly.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Aalborg Hotel Amsterdam

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good