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Hotel Agora

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The hotel in itself was fine, basic but we was hardly in there so just to sleep in haven't really got any complaints. However on our second day my partner left his coat in the room with £40 in and some pound coins, when we returned mid day we realised the £40 was missing but the coins were still there...

2Thank rachelh1991
Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

When I booked the hotel the reviews that came up were not too bad and the pictures looked pleasant. Upon entering the hotel you are met with an outdated interior and a horrible musty smell. I paid extra money to have a canal view room.. we were met with BLOOD STAINED sheets - receptionist didn't care.... little did I know...

Thank kay c
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Hotel in ideal location 10-15 minute walk from Dam Square. Hotel staff rude on reception and seemed like they couldnt be bothered. Rooms were dated and matress was very uncomfortable Breakfast was appalling as wasnt even to continental standard. Stairs very steep and dangerous and the hotel corridors stunk and were very dated.

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Booked to stay here for 2 nights from 27th-29th december. Upon arrival the staff were unhelpful and rude. The room itself was shocking! Very small the carpet had a musky damp smell and the curtain pole was hanging off the wall and the curtains has tears in them. The tv didnt work and the bed sheet had an orange stain...

1Thank stacey m
New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I stayed here last week with my girlfriend and we really enjoyed our 3 nights at hotel Agora. Staff were amaizing and the hotel is located on the perfect location! Breakfast is great. Cozy beds and everything is fine over here. Would definitellyrecommend you guys this hotel. I will come back in february 2017 :)

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Hotel Agora is one of a kind for all the wrong reasons. The staff were very rude and unwelcoming on arrival, which continued through-out our stay. Our room which was on the top floor barely fitted a 'double' bed in the room. I noticed stains on the sheets and base of the bed (I knew we shouldn't have looked), we...

2Thank David P
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This was my first stay and it proved to be great for Amsterdam location , however the hotel has seen better days , its smells its dirty and the beds move at night with other creatures ...... it's had it it's done it's time but still people get fooled and pay upfront ... lets just say if you go in...

1Thank TallyHo1122
Gorleston-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great location as it was 10 minutes from everything and was close to public transport. Cheap hotel but it reflects in the overall quality of the hotel. Room was dated and damaged and needed some work done to it. The safety deposit box was left locked by the previous people and couldn't be reopened by the hotel for sometime, however...

1Thank eroomeoj94
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Never again - the condition of this hotel is the most disgusting hotel, I've ever stayed in. This hotel was absolutely filthy, there were cob webs in room, the mattress was infested with bed bugs, I’ve been bitten from head to foot. A light fitting was broken from wall with exposed electrical wires, shower door broken, mould on the bathroom...

3Thank bev16_67
New York, New York
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I found Hotel Agora through Frommer's Amsterdam Day By Day. The location is desirable for its proximity to good restaurants and tourist sites. However, it is not great (as Frommer's says). Unfortunately it's located next to a club. On the first night the thump of the base kept us awake until 4:00 a.m. We had our room changed the next...

1Thank guyfromnewyork

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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 include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In a renovated 18th-century canal house, Hotel Agora is next to Amsterdam’s Flower Market and a 10-minute walk from Leidseplein square. A 24-hour front desk and daily buffet breakfast are available. Agora Hotel’s rooms include cable TV and a private bathroom. Some rooms overlook the Singel Canal, others overlook the Agora’s courtyard or garden. Wi-Fi access is free throughout Hotel Agora. Guests can relax on the hotel's outdoor terrace or have a drink in the bar across the garden. The Agora is near many boutiques and restaurants, and is just a 10-minute walk from Amsterdam’s famous Dam Square. Guests can reach the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum with a 10-minute tram ride. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Agora

Address: Singel 462, 1017 AW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Price Range: $174 - $566 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Agora 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“i request room 28”
jackcooperr, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“never stay here!!”
bev16_67, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are more quiet.”
guyfromnewyork, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the bottom floor, you'll lose 2 stone on the stairs alone.”
M182ZKadamb, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I suspect the rooms on the light well are quieter.”
TOC134H, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
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