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Hotel Asterisk

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#148 of 361 Hotels in Amsterdam
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Fredrikstad, Norway
Reviewed 11 April 2010

Decided to book room at this hotel after reading many of the reviews on tripadvisor.com. The hotel have a good location close to the museum district and a short walk (approx. 15 min) from Kalverstraat (one of the main streets for shopping in Amsterdam). The service we received from the hotel staff was very good. Very attentive, helpful and polite....

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bologna
Reviewed 28 February 2010

very welcoming, pleasant and helpful staff. The room is clean, nice and quiet. . my room was much more than I expected -It's basic but comfortable enough. Ideal if you looking for a place that's away from the traffic and all city noise. Good location residential area, 10 minutes walk from the city centre.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2010

I stayed at the Asterisk with two friends for three nights last April and was pleasantly surprised. The hotel is located south of the city centre close to the Heineken brewery museum and is a stones throw from the nearest bus and tram stop. There is now a new annex on Den Texstraat adjacent to the main hotel where my...

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Geneva
Reviewed 27 January 2010

We stayed 4 nights in that hotels and booked it from Internet. They send us to the next house where they have other rooms, but not elevators. You have to carry your 20 Kg luggages on these high stairs (you see your partner feet when you climb, do not forget your alpinism equipment (joke) ) The personnel is friendly and...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 13 December 2009

I was in Amsterdam for 3 nights by myself. As a recent college graduate, the price and other peoples reviews were what got me to book at this hotel. The staff was very friendly and helpful, the rooms and public areas very clean and looked to be quite new. Sharing a bathroom was not an issue, it was always clean...

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Reno Nevada
Reviewed 11 December 2009

This hotel was only one step above a hostel in our estimation and but was priced like a much nicer hotel. No/minimal toiletries. Rooms not consistently cleaned. Breakfast included but not very high quality. We did like the location, near the Cuypmarket, Heinekin Brewery and an easy walk to many locations once you got a feel for the layout of...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 October 2009

I did not feel very welcomed; they have booked me in their other house in the street (so if you do a reservation my recommendation is to make sure you are in the main building) and nobody was helping me carrying the lugagge although I was on my own. The room was very small. I booked a shared toilett &...

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PinchOnTheGo
Reviewed 28 June 2009

I titled my review "Better elsewhere" because I think you could find a comparable hotel for the same or better price closer to the center of Amsterdam and save walking time. The quality was average but there is no way this place could get away with their prices in most cities. A room like this would cost much less in...

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London, U.K.
Reviewed 27 June 2009

I have stayed in Amsterdam for six days for a conference. I booked the single room with private shower in the Asterisk hotel because it seemed to be a good price. The room was clean and breakfast was good. However I was very disappointed when I learned about the hotel's WiFi policy. Asterisk charged 5 Euros for using their WiFi...

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Caribbean
Reviewed 21 June 2009

I stayed in a spacious room which is part of the hotel but a couple doors down. Had my own toilet and bath.The great thing is it is close walking distance to the museums and just a 20 minute walk to downtown Amsterdam or you can take the trams which are in walking distance to the hotel. The only problem...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Warm welcoming hotel, frienly and helpfull reception, located in a quiet street in the center of Amsterdam. Rooms for all budgets, small and large rooms, with and without private facilities. Close to the booming "Pijp" area. At walking distance to nightlife and museumarea. Free Wifi, good buffet breakfast. Main building has an elevator. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Asterisk

Address: Den Texstraat 16, 1017 ZA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range: $126 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Asterisk 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Rooms overlooking Den Texstraat are preferred.”
 of 5 bubbles Andy_H001, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a big room”
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 of 5 bubbles Mark_F_Dub, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps don't take the rooms on the ground floor as to avoid the noise of the slamming door”
 of 5 bubbles 46issamk, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Double Room, Private Ensuite, 3rd Floor”
 of 5 bubbles monaf537, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for higher floor and away from the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles NaolaNaola, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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