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Reviewed 31 May 2008

Just returned from a 4 night stay at the Thorbeke hotel. Worst hotel we have ever had the displeasure of staying at Upon entry walking up what felt like Mount everest on an extremely dirty carpet gave us a glipse of things to come. Staying in an allegedly non-smoking room we were greeted with the stench of stale smoke and...

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Reviewed 15 May 2008

We arrived in Amsterdam and went to Booking.com at Schiphol airport to find a hotel. We were told that all hotels were booked up due to a "large gathering" of some kind and there was only one room left in all of Amsterdam - Hotel Thorbecke. The hour was late so we booked the room. We felt that was a...

1Thank worldtraveler083
Reviewed 5 March 2008

you do get what you pay for, particulary the brekfast, a bit of toast that you have to make yourself! a slice of cheese and a hard boiled egg. The location is good but security in the hotel is terrible. The main door to the hotel does not shut properly and on the last night my mates phone and money...

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Reviewed 2 January 2008

I booked an apartment via on-line with Bookings,com, roughly two months prior. As there were three of us, one couple and a single i thought the apartment would be best, we could all be together but the advertised seperate bedroom would give you privacy and as we were on a bit of a budget the kitchen would be very handy....

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Reviewed 11 September 2007

Due to a huge media conference in Amsterdam the Thorbecke hotel had the only available rooms. In hindsight sleeping in a canal may have been better. - The stairs to reception are suitable for only a clear headed mountain goat. - The 'room for 6' contained 2 rooms with 4 x single and one double bed with barely enough room...

1Thank Hamsterdamed
San Jose, CA
Reviewed 5 June 2007

This hotel was dirty, reeked of cigarettes, even though we had a non-smoking room but had great customer service. Our room had a street view right above the check in counter. At night it was EXTREMLY loud! The overall feel of the room was dirty. The hotel had a club/bar located next door. Upon check in the guy at the...

Thank GabalishCA
Reviewed 29 March 2007

This place was spot on for us (6 blokes) the room was spacious, clean and comfy. We stayed for 2 nights (Fri, Sat) there is a club under the hotel and we were on the first floor you could hear the music in the bedroom but it wasnt that bad it was just like having the tv on. The Thorbecke...

1Thank wayne5981
Cheltenham, UK
Reviewed 21 February 2007

if your idea of staying in a hotel suite above a nightclub, being kept awake with drum and bass night (Saturdays) til 5am is an ideal break away - you'll love this venue! we booked a suite for 6 people - the two joined rooms were depressingly different from the reasonably looking pictures on the internet and the sign outside...

2Thank travelbugCheltenham
Reviewed 8 January 2007

We went as a party of 10 lads in November and stayed a Friday night in this hotel. To be honest it wasn't the best place in the world but what do you expect for the money? We had 3 rooms booked: a 6 ensuite bedroom (295 Euros), a ensuite 2 bedroom (95 Euros), 2 bedroom (75 Euros) so it...

1Thank leedsgentleman
weston super mare
Reviewed 17 October 2006

Well where do i start.......? it looked nice in the pictures its situated above a bar which does not shut untill 5am yes 5 in the morning lets put it this way its good if you want to party all night! do not expect to get any sleep and i mean we were on the 3rd floor i feel sorry...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxury Bed & Breakfast with the feel of a boutique hotel - right at the heart of lively Amsterdam. In B&B Thorbecke 1848 you will be able to experience Amsterdam like a true local - comfortably and at your leisure. Two adjacent, characteristic properties at the Thorbeckeplein in Amsterdam accommodate the B&B Thorbecke 1848. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thorbecke Hotel

Address: Thorbeckeplein 3, 1017 CS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) , Rembrandtplein
Price Range: €150 - €400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Thorbecke Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Thorbecke Hotel Amsterdam
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