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Old Nickel Hotel Amsterdam

 

Nieuwe Brugsteeg 11, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Great, 3.5
Based on 273 Guest reviews
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The 1-star Old Nickel Hotel delivers good quality for the price.

Fun-filled Artis Zoo is in the vicinity. Wandering through Museum Our Lord in the Attic and Madame Tussaud Wax Museum, both a short walk away, is time well-spent. Nearby, St. Nicolaaskerk is a classic Amsterdam structure. Nearby you'll find the Amsterdam monument Beurs van Berlage.

Old Nickel Hotel complements its selection of bedrooms with common areas including a restaurant and a bar/lounge. The extensive list of services here includes a fax service, a luggage storage and a shoe polishing service. Choose one of the 25 rooms. There is valet parking service at this accommodation.


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Great, 3.5
273 Guest reviews
  • Location 4.5
     
  • Value 3.5
     
  • Rooms 3
     
  • Service 3.5
     
  • Cleanliness 3.5
     
  • Sleep quality 3
     
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K M Edinburgh, United Kingdom Individual traveler July 2015 Easytobook traveller
 
 "Poor Show"
I did not expect the ritz but how this place has went downhill, from the tv not working to the sink leaking to the fact there was no view whatsoever! This was quite simply a dump but luckily for this place it is in a great location. The staff dont seem to care about clients although there is a nice ginger cat. Shocking!!!
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A TripAdvisor Member Amsterdam Group of friends June 2015 Easytobook traveller
 
 "only one positive aspect"
the only one positive aspect of this "hotel" is that it's very close of the central station. that's it. the breakfast is tasteless,the rooms are dirty, noisy at night because of the bar downstairs. i prefer not to tell you about the toilets (not in the rooms) and the shower. my god! i don't understand why the price is so high for a so bad quality of service.
3
Allah Hermann A Amsterdam Individual traveler October 2013 Easytobook traveller
 
 "It was ok"
The room was a single room as described on the website.they need to buy new duvet covers.Mine was not looking good.the bed itself wasn't bad.i had a tv with many channels.shared bathroom and toilets were cleaned.despite being in the centre around bars,I could not hear the outside noises when my window was shut,so had a good sleep.it was ok overall.
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Eric M Amsterdam September 2013 Easytobook traveller
 
 "HELP !!! LET RUN AWAY !!!!"
very very very small room; TV and bedlight out of order; flavour of smoke of cigarette coming from the corridor; terrible; never come back ! would have prefer to sleep outside; i booked a 4* hotel the night after
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Kyle S Amsterdam Spouse/partner September 2013 Easytobook traveller
 
 "Great location horrible rooms"
The bar at the old nickel hotel is a beautifully decorated piece of art. However, a walk up the narrow stairs to the living accommodations will take your breath away and not in a good way. Our room had a hole in the wall right next to the bed as well as burn holes everywhere. You are better off saving the money and staying in a hostel!
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Ian R Rossendale. Individual traveler May 2013 Easytobook traveller
 
 "very good"
hotel very clean and central and close to all amenities. very freidly staff and very close to central station. Resdtaranrts all around are very good and reasonable. A good base for exploring a fantastic city
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R N Amsterdam May 2013 Easytobook traveller
 
 "Only the breakfast was worthwhile"
We were hugely disappointed in this hotel as they were not friendly and the website description did not match what you get in any way. There are old, steep, narrow stairs that are very difficult to negotiate with luggage, let alone any movement disability! The guy who checked us in was repeatedly rude, insisting I'd been sent an email verifying some services did NOT exist which the website says DO exist and repeated 4 times "you were sent an email that if you didn't like it, you could cancel!" Was that really necessary to state so rudely, when I clearly received no such email and if I had, would have jumped at the chance to cancel at such a rude response!? Wow, if that's the way you speak and email to your customers, I'm amazed you have any business at all! The only reason this dump has any business is because people are desperate to stay in the heart of Amsterdam! We found an unbelievably nice hotel elsewhere for a LOT less money and LOTS more services with incomparable customer service!!! The ONLY redeeming feature of the OLD NICKEL (appropriately named because this is what it's worth) was a nice, hot omelet for breakfast and the guy working in the bar in the evening, who was friendly. The guy during the day who checked us in most definitely greeted us with a ton of attitude for no reason whatsoever on my part. I tried very hard to remain pleasant and explain the information and reasoning for my booking and dismay that the premises did not offer anything close to what was represented. I would NOT recommend this hotel if anything else within 20 miles is available!!! You can ride the trams very cheaply and get to the city from a comfortable hotel outside the city center and not put up with the noise, filth and even danger (of the stairs) of this dump! The rooms are tiny with no place to put your luggage, the beds are terrible with old stained and saggy mattresses, the sheets and bed covers all had cigarette burns and stains, the sink in the room is badly cracked, the toilet is tiny and there's no way I would risk disease by using the shower room in the hallway which doubles as a cleaning closet! They didn't even have any blankets for us! The hallways and stairs reek of pot and hash smoke, which I realize is common in the Red Light District, but their check- in paperwork threatens a huge fine for smoking in your room so there's obviously no enforcement. We are not picky people at all but this place is a dump!
5
Craig S Amsterdam Group of friends April 2013 Easytobook traveller
 
 "Nice hotel"
Stayed here last week for 2 nights. Had triple room, room clean sheets and bedding clean. Was a bit concerned about shared bathroom but looked clean only really used it once. Breakfast nice, staff really friendly. Hotel just 3 mins walk away from train station, good price for very central location.
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Anonymous Individual traveler March 2013 Easytobook traveller
 
 "Does exctly what it says on the tin!"
Very good hotel with friendly staff and a perfect location. Clean toilets and showers with a pub standard breakfast. Considering it was just over 40euros per night for a solo traveller in the centre of Amsterdam it is a fantastic hotel. There is a bar/pub with live music too. However it is worth remembering that this hotel is right in the centre and is very close to karaoke bars/pubs etc so if you want a perfect, early nights sleep then get a hotel in the suburbs. Would definitely recommend it and will be certain to come again.
5
Jason Q Amsterdam Group of friends February 2013 Easytobook traveller
 
 "near to everything"
location location short walk from central station and close to everything ........nice staff ....nice bar,........close to dam street and all tourist attractions ...............................................
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 Check-in: From 14:00 Until 00:00 Check-out: Until 11:00
 Internet: Wi-Fi Internet free of charge in general areas only (lobby/reception etc.)
 Parking: Valet parking service
Paid parking is possible near the hotel.
 Pet policy: Pets are not allowed.
Rooms: 25
Services:
  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Wake-up calls
  • Fax service
  • Luggage storage
  • Shoe polishing service
General facilities:
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe at front desk
  • Historic building
  • Entire property is non-smoking
  • Breakfast Available (surcharge)
Extra common areas:
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
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