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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 August 2010

We stayed 1 and 1/2 nights. Saw blood on the sheets after night one. Woke up the middle of the second night with bedbugs crawling all over us. They gave us another room, but would you sleep in another room? We camped out in the lobby until the owner was contacted. He agreed to give us our money back for...

Thank KBuitenhuis
Reviewed 2 August 2010

This is undoubtedly not a hotel. It's a hostel... and one not worth the price at the door. For the same price you can get better accommodation and without a death trap of a lift. Staff were always surprised by any questions and had no info on tourist activities in the area.

Thank projectkevin
Reviewed 27 May 2010

The Armada is located on the Keizersgracht near the Amstel River, a few blocks from Rembrandtplein in Amsterdam. Our room was on the 4th floor with a view to the canal. Like most hotel rooms in Amsterdam, it was small, but comfortable for the price of 80 Euros per night for the two of us. The room was equipped with...

Thank chugzy
Reviewed 5 May 2010

Nothing in this hotel is as stated in the 'blurb' Triple rooms are not large and airy - barely enough room to get around the beds. We had to sit on the bed if any of us wanted to move around. Wardrobe space is minimal. Ensuite bathroom was a small 'wet pod' in the corner of the room. Decor is...

Thank denoobie
Reviewed 11 March 2010

Armada Canal View is a backpackers hotel with nothing fancy for those looking for a comfortable stay. It offers minimal amenities and there's absolutely nothing about the hotel to write about. It would be a dissappointment for most.

Thank adarshry
Reviewed 16 September 2009

We arrived at our original hotel only to be told our reservation had been canceled. There was another party with the same problem. Both of us were moved to the Armada. We were told when leaving that the Armada had agreed to pay the taxi but that never happened when we arrived. The price for the room plus the 3%...

Thank iamspecialized
Reviewed 20 April 2009

I moved from one hotel to this one, which I was so pleased about, the room were just the right size, it had an elevator, breakfast is included in the price, its not a luxury hotel but has everything you would require from hairdryer, breakfast, tv, phone, lift, is close to everything and very very helpful staff. Its a lively...

Thank shilam
Reviewed 19 September 2008

I have never written a bad review before, if I wasn't happy with my experience I would tend to just chalk it down to experience, however..... First with the good points.. the location as everyone says is excellent, and the staff were friendly, but that's the end of the positive stuff. The rooms are tiny and seriously basic which you...

1Thank Lara O
Reviewed 6 May 2008

Good location and the staff were very friendly. I would recomend that you book a double room and not a twin if possible, the doubles are much much more spacious (twice as big) and are on the top floor away from the noise, we however stayed in the twin room which is on the ground floor, so our window was...

Thank chickster14
Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2008

I was a little apprehensive about this hotel after reading the mixed nature of the reviews but I needn't have worried as it was an OK little budget hotel. I went with 5 other friends and we had two triple rooms - the room that I was in was a bit on the small side but we managed. The bathroom...

1Thank fofoma

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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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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

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Address: Keizersgracht 713/715, 1017 DX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) , Rembrandtplein
Price Range: $185 - $478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Armada Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Level 2 has great Wi-Fi service!”
  • Free towels! - Slightly on the small side, however.
  • Shower was fantastic! There was the one you can see in this image, alongside a hand held one.
  • Bedroom - Ignore the mess! We had made it, they re-made the bed everyday!
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Free 2in1 shower gel!
  • Tea making facilities - There is a shelf storage in this unit and a stool!
628maryannw, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“i recommend a canal vue”
Chocomush, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“no heating”
REINAEVI, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“High floors with window view of the river”
jchadwick09, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Only stay on the lowest floor to avoid the seemingly long-term lift problem. All rooms facing the canal have a great view, but can be noisy.”
SHIMRATH, 9 Nov 2015 | Read review
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