West Side Inn Hotel

Address: Voorburgstraat 250, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1059 VD, Netherlands | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Western Canal Ring area of Amsterdam, is near Amsterdamse Bos, Elektrische Museumtramlijn, Trammuseum Amsterdam, and Dansgroep Krisztina de Chatel.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsWest Side Inn Hotel Amsterdam

    Reviewed by billynomates

    HEM Hotel Amsterdam

    Reviewed Jan 16, 2013
    by (16 reviews) England , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    We stayed at the HEM hotel as we got it on an Expedia special rate. Rated on Expedia as a 3* it was more like a 2*. Outdated décor with a very strange outdoor indoor bit (we never did spot Yogie the Bear) but it was okay. It is a little out of town about 20 minutes from Central Station but only a short walk from the tram which runs to just after midnight, after which there is an hourly night bus.

    The room wasn't filled with all the mod cons but was clean and warm. Nothing to write home about but adequate for a quiet night's sleep away from the action.

    Value for money it was an excellent choice but don't expect too much

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

    Historical Traveler Reviews West Side Inn Hotel Amsterdam

    Decent Hotel


    Stayed for 2 days in May 2003 in an economic twin room. The rooms were comfortable, of adequate size and spotlessly clean. Although the hotel is a little out of the way from the town centre, there is a tram stop 5 mins walk away. At night a taxi costs around 20 euros from the Leidesplein. All in all a decent hotel for the price. The only down side is that a lot of the main attractions aren't really within walking distance.

    TripAdvisor Reviews West Side Inn Hotel Amsterdam

    3.00 of 5 stars Good

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