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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Ambassador City Centre Hotel is in a fun location right next to restaurants and bars in the centre of Haarlem. It's also an easy walk from Haarlem Central Station, making for an easy connection to Amsterdam. The beds were super comfortable and while not a luxury hotel, our room (404) was spacious and clean. The shower room was not...

Thank Simon C
Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was very good. Lift did not go to our level. Had to climb stairs that were very steep. Staff said they had washing machines but later informed us that they were for guests staying one month. Who stays one month???

Thank chcarreon
Fircrest, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the location of the hotel. Very easy to get to everything. We arrived late in the evening and were greeted by a very nice gentleman at the front desk who was very friendly and accomodating. He had been working there since December and was kind enough to answer all my questions. I met two female workers that were off...

1Thank dburnsmail
Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

€5,80 via train from Leiden Centraal about 21 minute train ride through the colourful fields alongside the train on both sides. Upon arrival, follow the signs to the Grote Kerk. Now as you walk around this massive Church, does not matter which direction you choose, you will find this Hotel welcoming you. A hot and cold buffet breakfast is offered...

Thank Sequoia R
Whitstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Overall a clean comfortable room, but nothing special & far too warm, we stayed 4 nights, turning off heating on first day did nothing to cool it, window barely opens. The view from our room must be the worst I have ever seen. Good central location, but night staff fairly unhelpful & a bit rude? Didn't, breakfast here it seemed...

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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is right beside the cathedral in Haarlem, and is an ideal base for exploring the town. Our room was warm, clean and comfortable . We did not have any meals there but breakfast was available. The entrance hall is dated with dozens of clocks and other memorabilia cluttering it. There were also items of old furniture dotted around...

1Thank Alison C
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I'd booked into "Joop's Hotel" which is part of the same complex as the Ambassador, but was upgraded to the Ambassador City Centre Hotel on arrival. The hotel is located directly opposite De Grote Kerk, the main church in the heart of town. Short strolls to the railway station, main shopping street, cafes and restaurants and also attractions such as...

1Thank Okkie17
Carrara, Italy
Reviewed 14 December 2016

good experience in a super central hotel in Haarlem, a really beautyful city that for us was a total surprise. The hotel is just behind the church and the central square. good environment and atmosphere. Rooms, clean and big. Really good breakfast! v ...what are you waiting for?

2Thank Andrea C
Mgarr, Malta
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This Hotel is only for a short tourist visit of approx. 3 - 4 days. If you are lucky you get a refurbished room with shower cubicle. Many rooms have not even a curtain and after the shower the whole bathroom is flooded! As there is no Bar or Restaurant, during cold and rainy periods , you need to go...

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Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The hotel entrance was promising, looks very fancy and a bit posh. So offcourse we were excited. But the looks were a bit deceiving. The room itself was simple as the bathroom in a way that is nog bad, but it didn't look very clean. The carpet on the floor is stained all over and the bed matras felt old...

Thank Simon P

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The monumental Ambassador City Centre Hotel is located in the historic heart of the city of Haarlem facing the St. Bavo Church. For city trippers this friendly hotel is an excellent choice. From the hotel, all the fun and interesting attractions can be easily reached. The train station is only a five-minute walk from the hotel. All rooms in the Ambassador City Centre Hotel*** are non-smoking. The stylish rooms are all marked by their unique interiors. A number of rooms also have a gorgeous view of the St. Bavo Church. The other rooms are at the rear of the hotel where you can rest peacefully in the heart of the city. Because of our unique location we are not allowed to offer our own parking facilities or discounts. In the hotel's surroundings there are public parking facilities available at an additional charge. We recommend parking in parking garage 'Appelaar' about 3 minutes walk from the hotel. Ambassador City Centre Hotel guarantees you an atmospheric stay in an ambiance in which you will feel at home immediately. The hotel offers all facilities you need for a weekend away or a long stay, for a leisure or a business trip. You can sweeten your stay by visiting our traditional Italian restaurant or our Grand Café 'De Gouverneur.' I wish you an enjoyable stay. Yours sincerely, Paul van Riek, General Manager. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ambassador City Centre Hotel

Address: Oude Groenmarkt 20 /24, 2011 HL Haarlem, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Haarlem > Centrum
Price Range: $133 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ambassador City Centre Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 265
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“Rooms facing the church have good views but you will hear the bells chiming.”
simonc56, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Roo/m had a loft, great for kids. Shower and toilet were one room.”
chcarreon, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one that doesn't have a ton of stairs. There are several available. We didn't ask and had a hell of a time with our luggage.”
  • Photo from my bed up in the loft looking down.
  • View from town square located 1 block over from the hotel. 1690's Painting was from the same vie
dburnsmail, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 303 terrible view”
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seapeaks, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for refurbished rooms with shower cubicle.”
lowo61, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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