TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Groenendael Amsterdam
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Rex decided he wanted to eat authentic Dutch food last night and his research definitely paid off! We strolled the half dozen or so blocks to the most gorgeous restaurant called Haesje Claes. Named after a local woman who founded the first orphanage, it was initially a single building, but expanded over time to incorporate six houses. Original architectural features such as little steps, corridors and hallways have all been ...
... in the 1700’s they were so disgustingly bally. If it is one thing that I really, really hate it is bally sheets. It would be bad enough if your sheets at home were bally as they would be uncomfortable but you would at least know if they were clean or not …. but when they are in rented accommodation they just feel dirty. Yuk, yuk, yuk! So my impression of the accommodation has plummeted and the steep stairs that I at first thought ...
... to the back bar onto a raised area to stand and enjoy the music. Dutch people are tall, really tall, so if you're of standard height you might want to get there early so you can see, or wiggle your way through to the front like we did.
All in all a great little club with a pizzeria attached to the side if you get peckish. Reasonable drinks and a friendly atmosphere.
We spent the rest of our time just enjoying the scenery and local bars and ...
... turns and I got incredibly lost after each one then had to struggle to find my way back. I lost some of my maps to the wind and someone made an inappropriate comment to me then followed me a couple blocks.
Later on we went to the Anne Frank house. I'm happy that we did this today because it put things into perspective. Yeah I had an unfortunate day, but things could be a lot worse. I'm happy to be in Amsterdam and I'm ready to make the most out of my final days here.
... t placed on just rubbed on so the flavour is coated into the bread. The shaved prescuitto was placed inside the bun. All the walking makes you hungry so food tends to taste better when your hungry (for the most part). I could never get sick of eating these sandwiches. Yum!!!
The food adventure continued. Just down the street from Entrapans we found an ice cream shop that made home made ice cream. They make it on the premise. ...
Other places to stay in Amsterdam
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $211
- Stay Away
- Great value and truly very comfortable!
- Club Rooms do the job
Burgwallen-Nieuwe Zijde, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $196
- Seemed fine to me
- Underrated and can be good value
- Stay elsewhere
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Zeeburg, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $208
- Still has teething problems
- Very Pleasant
- Not a bad choice..
Buitenveldert-Oost, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- A great choice for my family
- Comfortable and clean - no surprises
- Good Hotel
Centre, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $226
- Excellent Hotel, Room, service and Value!
- Stayed 4 times
- Really a 4 star.
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $247
- Good comfort but boring
- Chain Charming
- Request an Apartment Unit
Amsterdam South, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $119
De Pijp, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $225
- Disappointing hotel - not worth 5 stars
- A Very Nice Stay
- Its much better than portrayed
ZuidOost (Business District), Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $155
- A good Business Hotel
- Great service, clean hotel, reasonably priced
- Friendly service
Apollobuurt, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- All the Hilton Perks
- Peace and Quiet
- Everything we expect from Hilton - and more
Amstel, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $105
Amstel, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $106
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $268
- Especially liked the health club!
- Great rate, nice hotel, good location
- The most comfortable bed ever.
Centre, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $167
- Our first hotel stay in Amsterdam, it was brilliant!
- Nice hotel but...
- Excellent Location
Sloten en Riekerpolder, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $107
- Not Enough focus on the customers needs
- Nice hotel
- Pleasant room, but all the problems of a new hotel
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $236
- Beautiful, Wonderful Amrath
- Schönes, wundervolles Amrath
- What an experience!
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $235
- We would stay again without a doubt
- Nothing special
- Great Hotel in Good Location!
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $333
- They treated me like a relative
- Perfect Location - aweful service!
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $172
- Above Average European Hotel
- Not what we expected
- OK, but some problem at the check in time
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $154
- Overrated and Overpriced
- Loved the Eden Hotel
- Ordinary and overpriced
Distelkade 21, (formerly Golden Tulip City North), Amsterdam | Hotelfrom $100
Westlandgracht, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $120
Spuistraat 288-292, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $99
Stadhouderskade 7, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $63
Apollolaan 2, (formerly Le Meridien Apollo), Amsterdam | Hotelfrom $220
- Basement Dungeon to Junior Suite
- Good average hotel
- Nice room, mediocre restaurant