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The Veteran

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

When we first enter the veteran is was as dark as bin lardons cave we simply ditched are bags and went straight to the coffe shop without Inspecting our room we headed out to the coffee shops and came back early hours fell on our beds and was straight to sleep (due to the amnesia haze I think) when I...

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1Thank Liam O
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I don't know where to begin. Things were going well until I woke up with bed bug bites. Rooms are so old and dirty. Breakfast was rubbish to be honest it just bread with cheese and 2 selections of ham, they also had corn flakes but the milk looked like it had been out for ages., dirty cellar. The location...

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Thank Maewhoo
Belgium
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I don't know where to begin. Everything is disgusting about this hotel. Rooms are so old and dirty. He told us that our room was the best room in the hotel, I wonder how others rooms look like then. You better buy some breakfasts and eat in the street, rather than in the old, dark, dirty cellar. I was shocked...

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3Thank an0niem96
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Totally different to what was advertised. Dirty shared bathroom, wet floor shower with mould visible. Tiny room with inadequate security. See through threadbare curtains. No closet or space for bags. Very noisy location and extremely steep and twisty stairs (even compared to other accommodation). Found alternative accommodation and did not complete stay here. Photos show double bed, space and advertised...

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1Thank juliejW2575VK
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I was there 5 nights, 4 days with my boyfriend. First, we take room on the ground floor, which was with toilet. The bed was uncomfortable and dirty, Third night we crossed in another room on first floor (no 1), it was much better but without toilet in room. Common toilet was acceptable. Breakfast is the same every morning (bread,...

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1Thank indira7777
Valenzuela, Philippines
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I booked a twin room with private toilet and shower. at a price of about 240pounds for three nights, I say it's not cheap and I would have liked more improvements to be done. It has good location, along the Gentleman's canal and at the corner of Rembrandt Square. If you like bars and 'coffeeshops', then go ahead and book...

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1Thank Rohise
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I have to accept that the location of the hostel is more than good and it has a seesights throught the window very beatiful, but the hostel is old, the rooms are small, the shared bathroom is dirty and abandoned and the breakfast in the reception is poor and the attention lousy. I wouldn't repeat again because if it was...

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1Thank Martaab24
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Stopped here twice, if I had chosen wouldn't have gone back the second time. The first room needed a lot of work. One pillow smelled so bad I left it on the floor. The bed was so soft it was uncomfortable . The ensuite was separated from the room by a curtain. My second room was a windowless cupboard. I...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Bedbugs ! see my video and pictures at youtube: – "Hotel the VETERAN Amsterdam - bedbugs !!!! Danger" many bedbugs, not clean, dangerous stairs, bad smell. Don't get near the place !!! unfortunately I got many bites but it take time to see the bugs- see pictures and video.

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1Thank aaa141
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 23 September 2015

The location is awesome, you can do everything on foot. I don`t care about luxury but this hotel is very poor, the bathrooms and the bedrooms are ``ok``, but they are not good. The free breakfast is good.

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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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Address: Herengracht 561, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) , Rembrandtplein
Price Range: $110 - $383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — The Veteran 1*
Number of rooms: 21
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“No rooms are good. Don't go there.”
an0niem96, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“frendly, not so clean but tolerable, good location, nice view”
indira7777, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“rooms facing the canal would be good, away from the noise”
Rohise, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“very bad place !”
aaa141, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Choose shared bathroom for better bedroom”
179hannahc, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
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