Aalborg Hotel Amsterdam

Sarphatipark 106, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1073EC, Netherlands | 3 star hotel
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Amstel-DAMNN

A travel blog entry by leleeucf

... a weirdly very sunny day since it was still February. Actually the whole week was sunny, and nice weathered. I had a running gag with Domi that it was the presence of my "florida juju" that was helping the sun come up lol

I did however go to the:
Rijksmuseum (great rembrandt collection!)
Had an 'american' hot dog..whatever they mean by that coz it definitely didnt taste American.
Had a Heineken
And ate at the really classy Chinese ...

Day 13

A travel blog entry by waddles123

Today is our third day in Amsterdam. We had breakfast and then went out to the Hop-on Hop-off bus��. Our first stop was an old windmill. It was very windy there ���� and cold❄❄. We fed the ducks and then waited for the next Hop-on Hop-off bus. Our second stop was Gassan Diamonds. ��We had stickers put on us and then ...

Amsterdam - day 20

A travel blog entry by jennydawson

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... done anything to them but they couldn't stop laughing so it was even funnier to the rest of us. It was still pouring at this point and Scott's umbrella had broken and mine is hanging on by a thread now so we were quite happy to get on the bus and head back to base and have a few drinks with everyone before heading off to bed. It's our free day tomorrow so looking forward to a sleep inane having a look around Amsterdam in the ...

More about this mission to the Hadzabe

A travel blog entry by jaynewick

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Many of you are curious - just what is the mission and who are the people? Well, the mission is twofold - it is incarnational and informational. Incarnationally, we represent Jesus as His hands and feet to the Hadzabe people, out of love and compassion, caring for their needs. Informationally, we are responding to God's call to carry ...

Tour de Dam op de Fiets

A travel blog entry by pamelankatie

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Today we set off on a countryside tour of Amsterdam on bikes! We joined up with 11 other people (from Canada, Ireland and Australia) and our guide Stuart and set off onto the wild and crazy streets of the city. In Amsterdam (literally named after the Amstel river and the Dam that was built to prevent flooding/to control water) bicycles have #1 priority on the roads. Pedestrians and cars are second class. We were told to just keep on pushing through ...

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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

    from

    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

    from

    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

    from

    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