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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

How is this infested dump allowed to stay open??? I just ran from d kip I didn't even wait for my 10€ deposit back for the key! After spending 3 disgusting nights there I couldn't spend a second longer I just ran and booked into a hotel up d road! I felt dirty coming out of shower and not to... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I booked this hostel before reading any reviews. I really wanted to cancel my room but would lose my money. My friends and I went ahead with our booking. Upon arrival, we were greeted by a friendly woman on reception. Our opinions of the place soon changed when a male member of staff decided to touch one of my friends... More 

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This place is ridiculous second to none. But it's cheap so I wouldn't usually be that fussed. But they are infested with bedbugs!!!! Bed bugs will get in your clothes and luggage and come home with you! It's not worth the hassle guys! Pay £10 extra and avoid infesting you're home and family when you return.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This hotel was honestly horrible. There is a strong smell of urine as soon as you enter the building. The owner was very rude and was telling us we didn't have a reservation even though we could see our name on the sheet. There are 2 toilets and showers between 11 rooms of people making it very hard to shower... More 

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2 Thank Kieran M
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

There were specks of blood on the pillow case, bed bugs, floor was filthy, bathroom was very unhygienic, poor service overall, and over priced. I would not advocate staying at Hotel Tamara if you don't like any of things I stated above. Also, don't be fooled by the title hotel, it's a poorly ran hostel.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Before I get to the bed bugs, I'll start from the beginning! We were given a double and a single bed after the hotel advertising all single beds (room 5). The beds were not comfortable at all. The mattresses were lumpy and uncomfortable. One mattress was too big for the base and it kept sliding off. We were only given... More 

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Looked at the hotel without seeing tge reviews. Boy I should have not done that. This place was a stinker! The only plus side was thatbit was a 5 min walk to the train station. But if you like filth and claustrophobia, this is your place to stay! The bathrooms where wonderful. Toilet covered in caked on crap and mold... More 

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1 Thank Big B
Elgin, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

was as stated in advert so myself and friend happy easy to find central location rooms clean only thing was room had no bathroom this was shared if i was in amsterdam again i would come back here 2 17yr olds very happy

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

I had read the bad reviews about, the miserable old man who owns it and the state of the place. To be honest on a budget this hotel was good. Yeah ok my towel had holes in it but could have got a better one if i asked, but it was usable and smelt clean and washed. The beds where... More 

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Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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Address: Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 144, 1012 SJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Centrum , Dam Square
Price Range: €56 - €165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 264
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“Find a room at a different hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 323kieranm, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles tricias722, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Dont get the bus from Schiphol Airport, get the train to the centrum and walk to the hotel. its cheaper and the buses are harder to get.”
 of 5 bubbles maritsal2014, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“There's a lot of steep stairs! we ended up on the top floor (5 flights) was fine as you can smoke in the rooms. ”
 of 5 bubbles jadef854, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“They did furnish a TV at my request.”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
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