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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2013

I stayed at this hotel for a weekend break with a group of girlfriends. Although I must admit on first impressions I wasn't that impressed and probably wouldn't have booked it myself! I was really surprised, pleasantly I must add. I slept better than I have done in a long time, the beds were very clean and really comfortable, rooms...

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 28 May 2013 via mobile

Arrived in what seemed a very pleasant street the outside of hotel looked promising. Unfortunately things went downhill as we checked in. Irrespective of the access to the room (very steep stairs which were not an issue) the carpets in places were threadbare, damaged and stained. The room was just servicable, not really clean and everything in it was broken,...

2Thank Billycat345
Paris, France
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Don't expect too much from this hotel, you simply get what you paid for... The room was basic and small with the bare minimum : a bed, a wardrobe, a TV and handwashing facilities,...well, considering the price there is not much to complain about. However, there is room for improvement, for example, the main light of the room didn't work,...

Thank Eric B
Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 26 April 2013

The stairs, room, and bathroom are all a joke. The shared bathroom is so small that you can't even sit down without your feet touching both the toilet and wall in front of you. Other than that, it is a nice clean hotel with a simple breakfast included everyday. The staff is incredibly nice and always willing to answer questions.

Thank dvalencia518
Reviewed 18 April 2013

It was okay to stay, but stairs are very steep like climbing Everest. Breakfast was good. I think room prices are a bit higher than this type of hotels. However It was okay to stay for two nights. Friendly staff.

Thank Midori N
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Thank Aaron N
in the South
Reviewed 8 April 2013

The Hotel Crystal is right around the corner from Ann Frank house, and about a 7 minute walk to the tram stop. The a.m. breakfast was very tasty and plentiful for our needs. We may stay again, if needed.

Thank trcfill
Reviewed 24 March 2013

If anyone would just purely like to chill out in this hotel, close enough to the town center to be able to discover all the beauties of Amsterdam from a walking distance (even at night), especially with friends, then this hotel is absolutely value for money.

Thank Agnes C
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Stayed here for two nights, last year. Had a good stay, friendly staff. Breakfast was ok, usual dutch breaky. Shared bathroom and toilet as rooms are small. But we had no problems. overall a good place for a few nights.

Thank bluefire27
Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2013

For the price you pay this hotel is up there, when talking about services and interior, considering that it's cheaper than most hostels in Amsterdam. The location is great close to the center but far enough away to give you a good nights rest. Breakfast is included in the price and with the small garden in the back it's quite...

Thank Domnul P

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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: $104 - $428 (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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“If you would struggle with the very steep stairs, ask for a downstairs room.”
 of 5 bubbles 781helene, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid ground floor if possible (this must be the cheapest room available on the Internet for this hotel, still expensive)”
 of 5 bubbles 442olivierj, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Better to stay on topb”
 of 5 bubbles 309jana_, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“away from the elevator and perhaps avoid level 1”
 of 5 bubbles RizaBH, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Go for a higher room, might be quieter?”
 of 5 bubbles HarrisTweeds, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
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