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Reviewed 12 January 2016

i booked this place as part of a short trip away with my mates, expected a cheap basic room as what reflected the price i paid (95 euro for 3 nights). the room was dark and pretty cold, grafitti on the wall and window ledge. the room had a safe, tv and shaving lamp ( all 3 didnt work) the...

1Thank Dominic T
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2016

short holiday in Amsterdam, we were 9 people we have reserved two private dormitories with 4 and 5 beds with own bathroom, clean and tidy, location not far from the center 15 minutes walk, average breakfast, we were satisfied, prices a bit high but it was the Christmas period.

Thank charliepace
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Rooms very basic but that's what you need when visiting Amsterdam, about a 15/20 minute to walk to dam square where you will find all the cafés and red light district, staff very kind, breakfast very short of options

Thank partylad942016
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Despite all of these negative comments posted here, we are actually happy with our stay in this hotel. Basic needs such as bed, towels and body shampoo are provided. The room is clean, simple and hygiene as well so we couldnt ask for more! The receptionist we consulted for extra info is extremely amicable! Best recommend for travel,nice location alsoo:)))

Thank 豆仔 呆
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

After reading reviews I was terrified to stay here but i was actually surprised. The room was very basic (bed, chair and sink) but was clean and warm, the place is a little rough round the edges but if you're literally looking for a bed to sleep in it's perfect. If you're going for a hen do or more of...

Thank Alexis207
Marigot, St. Martin
Reviewed 19 October 2015

My friend and I booked this hotel without checking reviews first. It's our mistake and we own it but nothing prepared us for what we experienced. There was a music festival in town so every other hotel was fully booked. We ended up paying 130 EUR per night for a three night stay so I definitely didn't think it would...

Thank yaseats
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I booked a six bed dorm, and they crammed about ten people in there with some sleeping on the floor. I left a bag of toiletries in my room and it was thrown out by the cleaner. While it was a mistake, the owners refused to reimburse or replace any of the toiletries. The cleaner then threatened me for complaining...

Thank GeorgieGeorge6
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by the hostel. Being quite cheap, I was skeptical at first, but upon arriving I realized I made a great decision. Friendly, helpful staff, nice clean room and a private bathroom. I will however say that the wifi is not very stable in the rooms but you will always get strong connection in the lobby. The...

Thank Simona C
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We only spent 2 nights in this hostel and i barely slept. The room was extremely dirty, there were spider webs on the floor. Floor. And also a sock at the smoke detector and there were webs all aroud of it as well. Sheets at the bed had stains on them, i do not even want to know why. Toilet...

Thank burcu a
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here over the weekend with 5 girls. Really easy to find.. 2 mins from the heinkien museum and can be found easy by foot or 2 stops from the main square on the met! Staff were great- let us check in as our room was ready.. Reception was clean and bright. The lady was really helpful and gave us...

Thank Amelia W

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Sphinx Hotel

Address: Weteringschans 82, 1017 XR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Stadsdeel Zuid
Price Range: $77 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Sphinx Hotel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Choose the family-size rooms because they are more preserved.”
 of 5 bubbles 473ivanam, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for rooms 1-4”
 of 5 bubbles dominict360, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Best tip - avoid this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles helloillkillyoy, 16 Oct 2014 | Read review
“choose none of theirs... choose another place immediately”
 of 5 bubbles RiKo961, 7 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Avoid this place, even if it is close to the museums. It is not worth it”
  • Whole room containes two real beds, and two madrasses on the floor
  • Terrible toilettes and no toiletpaper and out i corridor
  • We could not use the water in room, because the tupes did not work
 of 5 bubbles gammelman, 19 Apr 2014 | Read review
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