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Hotel The Golden Bear

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Overview
Kerkstraat 37, 1017 GB Amsterdam The Netherlands See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Housekeeping
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay here , fabulous value for money. Basic modern rooms with spacious bathroom and comfortable beds perfect for anyone wanting to see all Amsterdam has to offer as in the centre of everything , would definitely stay again!

Thank ellendempsey99
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This hotel is near to Dam Square and is a good place to stay but the services are poor and is highly priced. The hotel is meant only for young travelers as staircases are very narrow and it takes two persons to take luggage from...More

Thank caprahladka
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Myself and a friend stayed here for a weekend. I left an expensive set of headphones on the bed when leaving (€400+). I realised this at the airport less than an hour later and tried to ring the hotel but could not get through. I...More

Thank markwalsh397
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Well I thought I messed up initially when I booked this hotel online, and read some awful reviews, and did not feel much better when I saw it. But how wrong was I, we had a nice room below ground level, staff were very helpful,...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This hotel is much smaller than we thought. Don't count on the pictures. Rooms are very small. And the stairs are super dangerous and small. We booked a single room, and a double room. Notice that single rooms don't have their own toilet. Which is...More

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About
Description
The hotel is housed in two 18th century buildings, this is one of the best shopping areas with an abundance of boutiques known as the '9 straatjes', which consists of nine streets that are situated More between the canals Prinsengracht and Singel. The rooms are well equipped with modern facilities to make sure your stay is as comfortable as possible. The hotel is located next to ‘Leidsestraat’, one of the most popular shopping streets of Amsterdam, near to all Amsterdam’s highlights such as the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh museum, Albert Cuyp Market, shops, bars, clubs and restaurants. The Kerkstraat is a quiet street, so you will be in the city centre of Amsterdam but still have a good night sleep. The hotel offers many services and facilities such as free wireless internet throughout the building, tickets to various museums and activities, a continental breakfast and free city maps. Our reception is open between 8:00- 24:00, and we will be happy to help you if you will need any additional services, facilities or information. The location is perfect to explore the city and our staff will make sure your stay in Amsterdam is one to remember. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$ 79 - US$ 262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$ 79 - US$ 262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Traveller (128)
Room & Suite (226)
Dining (4)
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Nearby
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
...More
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martindonegan007
25 July 2018|
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Response from Emily W | Reviewed this property |
Yes get the bus. There is a map of the route they take. Sorry I dont have it off hand. Google it and book a hotel along the route and have an easy walk. I stayed at Hotel Expresso and Inner Hotel before, both good.
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H3038BIrachelw
15 April 2017|
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Response from jennapantorno | Reviewed this property |
All none smoking, I am a smoker and had to go to the front every time I wanted one.
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Room Tips
"Rooms at back of hotel have no views as such but are very quiet"
m0unters
10 Jul 2018
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"Choose a ground floor room if you don't want to lug your luggage up the narrow stairs"
lianemily777
6 Jun 2018
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"dont stay here"
kryssykrys
7 May 2018
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"The lower down the better!"
Wanderingwolfchild
25 Apr 2018
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