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Sara's Boutique Hotel

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Iligan City, Philippines
Reviewed 20 September 2012

With this hotel, you really get what you pay for but in fairness, there was a good guy in the reception who was really nice named Edward from Latvia who helped us carry our big luggage up the steep & narrow spiral staircase since there was no lift & our room was in the second floor. He also gave us...

Thank Amethyst59
Reviewed 29 August 2012

Do not go to this place. Hotel was absolutely terrible. Room was like a doghouse. It was so small and dirty that we couldnt stay there. The breakfest was nonexistent and we had to go to restaurant because there were nothing eatable. It felt like living in a tent. If you have other options do not go here. Wc or...

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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
Reviewed 23 August 2012

I stayed just for one night but when I go back to Amsterdan I certainly going there. Very good located, suppliyed my need in the ocasion. the staff was very kind lovely people at reception. We have to share the bathroom but its all there at hotel description... I recomend for young people, couples and everyone whos going for Amsterdan...

Thank Roni R
Reviewed 9 August 2012

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 7 July 2012

Ive given this place a poor rating compared to other hotels we have stayed across the world. That said it is in a nice part of Amsterdam within easy walking distance to the main tourist areas, 2 of the 3 staff members we met were very friendly and helpful, the other didn't look like they wanted to be there at...

Thank jfs_moose
Reviewed 1 July 2012

As expected this is simple accommodation. I am not sure what people are expecting from this hotel as it is obvious that it is a simple bed, wardrobe and hand washing facilities. It has a decent amount of space in the room. The shared toilet is incredibly tiny and takes quite a lot of navigational and contortionist skills to enter...

Thank xaanthius
Hong Kong
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Hotel is really good value for Amsterdam and is in the nicest part of the city - the museums quarter. It's in a quiet street and the single room was basic but comfortable, bathrooms were clean enough, free WIFI. Breakfast was good. Close to the bus to get to the airport, supermarkets and cafes. Staff were pleasant and were able...

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Croydon, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2012

No strong emotions either way really, which is by no means a bad thing. I was in Amsterdam for 3 days with 3 other people, (average age 23), and the hotel was perfect for us. Cheap and in a good location, if you walk 5-10 minutes left or right at the end of the road you'll end up somewhere interesting,...

Thank Rory M
Reviewed 13 June 2012

Hotel was very basic. Showers and toilets clean but quite run down with ceilings quite old and mouldy. Supplied basic breakfast but room very small and cramped. Staff ok, not too friendly but gave information if asked. The only positive was the location as it is walking distance from some good attractions and nice city centres.

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 20 May 2012

Hotel was clean, washrooms clean, shower okay wear flip flops. Breakfast was really good, staff okay, not overly friendly, not unfriendly. One staff member was really nice and helpful, the rest did not want to be bothered at all. Would I stay here again, only if I got the first floor, very steep stairs and they do not help you...

Thank Shelley L

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sara's Boutique Hotel Situated only 500 metres from the famous Leidseplein, Sara's Boutique Hotel is located in Amsterdam. It offers modern accommodation, housed in a classic canal house. Free WiFi access is available here. Rooms here offer king-size bedding, a 32 inch, flat-screen TV, a desk and a small seating area. The private bathroom comes with a shower and luxurious toiletries. Most of the rooms are also equipped with a balcony. Sara's Boutique Hotel is a 5-minute walk from the bus- and tram stop Raamplein. From here, a direct connection will bring you to the Central Station within 15 minutes. The Museum Quarter can be reached within 10 minutes. Schiphol Airport is 13.6 km away from this property. Oud-West is a great choice for travellers interested in cycling, museums and shopping ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sara's Boutique Hotel

Address: Tweede Helmersstraat 6, 1054 CH Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Hotel Crystal)
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Vondelpark
Price Range: ₹ 8,340 - ₹ 17,862 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sara's Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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Crystal Hotel Amsterdam
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“Stay upstairs”
ptdee, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 5 standard room. huge king-size bed, lovely French doors that lead out to small balcony and also a lovely wetroom.”
  • Lovely king-size bed
B4935FOmariao, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get bus 197 from Schipol airport to Leidseplein for $5 pp instead of paying for a $40 taxi”
lydiarose23, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try not to get the room above the reception.”
Speacher, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Perfect for the attractions”
V6494SUjamess, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
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