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The Greenhouse Effect

295 reviews
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Room & Suite (248)
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“retro room”(4 reviews)
“mini bar”(13 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsthe red light districtretro roommini barnoisy at nightsteep stairshotel barbreakfast is serveddam squareclose to the train stationfirst floorperfect locationthe heart of the citysmoking roomapartmentnoiseweedrld
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Reviewed 24 April 2013

I was looking for a reasonably priced room in Amsterdam and booked this hotel. Very friendly staff and my single room was really a mini apartment in annex just around the corner from the hotel. Steep stairs perhaps the only caveat, but the room was...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Everytime, I find myself in Amsterdam, I always find myself popping into the Greenhouse Effect. Last time I travelled alone, and I love this bar, it's full of locals, as well as tourists, which speaks for itself. Always loads of interesting people to chat to,...More

Thank Steveboticus
Reviewed 12 April 2013

We stayed in this hostel for a girls' weekend in Amsterdam over Easter. Found the staff to be very helpful and friendly, but was initially put off by the fact that there is no designated storage area for baggage before check-in. Our bags were fine...More

1  Thank Phillippa B
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights, booked it because of the price and the reviews. Quite a quirky hostel, each room has a different theme. We stayed in the Jolly Sailor room, a nautical theme for 3 of us ( but could fit 4 in). Beds...More

2  Thank jugz5
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Was pleasantly surprised with this hotel. We had a three bed room (which could have really been a four bed). Each room has a different theme, ours was a sailors theme. Everything was clean and a very good standard. The hotel is really small, but...More

1  Thank nazbit
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Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Breakfast included
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US$80 - US$276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$80 - US$276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (170)
Room & Suite (248)
Dining (43)
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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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Response from stonecold33 | Reviewed this property |
yes thats one of the good things bout the hotel
Room Tips
"Phone them just before going to check your room booking is ok."
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"Lookout for the steep Steps"
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"We were on the top floor so quieter than lower down rooms"
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"Quietest floors 3rd and up. More space and private baths on 2nd floor."
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