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Reviews of Sphinx Hotel

1 star Hotel | Weteringschans 82, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1017 XR

47.4% Overall Rating

528 out of 1008 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (03/02/2014)

David Litchfield thinks…

"I got what i paid for. Shared a room with 5 others and the cost was very cheap compared to other hotels and hostels. I expected it to be hell on Earth after reading some reviews but the room was…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Please note that we require you contact us at least 72 hours in advance to your arrival date to cancel or amend your reservation. Failure to do so can result in your card being charged for the first two nights. Reservations 8 persons are regarded as group reservations and cancellation policy is 2 weeks prior to the arrival date. The hostel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to your arrival. In case of declined credit card your reservation is not guaranteed

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47.4%

Overall Rating

528 out of 1008 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Sphinx Hotel'

Atmosphere
42.4%
Location
66.4%
Facilities
40.0%
Cleanliness
40.8%
Staff
45.6%
Value
48.8%
Safety
48.0%
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28.6%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 80%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

cinthya chavez

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

31 May 2011

Liked: breaKFAST

Disliked: EVERYTHING ... tHERE WERE MOUSE

37.1%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

09 May 2011

Liked: none. only location, easy access

Disliked: everything

40.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

04 May 2011

Liked: There were free rooms for Queensday.

Disliked: The bathroom was sooo nasty, and there were rats in the room that ate all the food in the room.

31.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With a large group / tour

Family Holiday

02 May 2011

Liked: okey location.

Disliked: old and dirty house - not clean - no service - hardly new towels throug four days - not a cup of coffe (I asked, but...NO) WE WERE 8 PERSONS - WE MADE A LOT OF JOKES ABOUT THIS LOW STANDARD !!

45.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

29 April 2011

Liked: Close to museums and brewery

Disliked: Expensive for condition and lack of cleanliness, and loud in evenings.

42.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Nuno Ribeiro

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

27 April 2011

Liked: location

Disliked: The beds were dirty, it seems like someone sleep there and they didn't put mew sheets.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

24 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: it was safe

Disliked: the bathroom smelled like urine, the shower was disgusting and there was a mouse in our room. If you're not planning on spending much time in your hostel, if you want to only be there to sleep, then it's not a big deal but if you want to hang out in your room a lot, go somewhere else

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

20 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location and comfortable beds

Disliked: not great cleanliness and it's a bit expensive for the size of the rooms and the quality of the bathrooms

34.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Miguel Salgado

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

17 April 2011

Liked: Nothing, Nothing,Nothing,Nothing,Nothing,Nothing,Nothing,Nothing,Nothing,Nothing,Nothing,Nothing,Nothing,Nothing,Nothing

Disliked: Everything

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

30 March 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's the cheapest hostel in the city. Very friendly receptionists and good WiFi signal.

Disliked: Though my room was ensuite, the bathroom was miserable. There were only 2 electricity mains in my room, shared by 7 people.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

30 March 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location wasn't too far from the main squares and bars in Amsterdam.

Disliked: How easily sound travelled.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

29 March 2011

Liked: I like their cleanness. and atmosphere. I could eat breakfast in the good environment.

Disliked: service. because of the attitude was not good. and the place was not good. this is really far from tram station and central station.

22.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Rupert Sladden

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

29 March 2011

Liked: The fact it was in Amsterdam. No other city would tolerate places like this being open.

Disliked: Everything

48.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

23 March 2011

Liked: free internet, free lines

Disliked: There was mould on the walls of the bathroom and the air in the rooms was stuffy. Some of the socket were just hanging from the walls.

31.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

22 March 2011

Liked: the coke machine

Disliked: everything, room ,toilet, shower my shower was a walk in old stained room upstairs from my room the toilet was outside my bed room door that everyone used and it always smelled as poo and wee.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

14 March 2011

Liked: It had walls and a roof.

Disliked: Most things.

42.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Henk Delabie

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

13 March 2011 Henk would recommend this property

Liked: nothing

Disliked: complete dirt: bathroom, toilet,… mould everywhere, bad breakfast, unfriendly, no seat for chatters, only 1 key for a dormitory of 8 different persons

42.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

With a large group / tour

Partying / nightlife

28 February 2011

Liked: Comfortable beds and big rooms.

Disliked: Rooms and bathrooms were absolutely dirty.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 80%

Marcin Budzewski

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife

24 February 2011

Liked: Staff was helpful. Price was cheap.

Disliked: Deposits for everything (even on playing cards). Could not download anything or watch videos on youtube. Terrible conditions in the shower rooms, beds, stairs, handrails.

20.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

22 February 2011

Liked: ANYTHING

Disliked: THE TOILLETS SMEELLS HORRIBLY. IS VERY EXPENSIVE. THE STAIRS ARE VERY BAD AND IF YOU ARE IN THE 4TH FLOOR PROBABLY YOU WILL DIE. THE STAFF IS HORRIBLE NO KINDNESS NO MOTIVATION TO HELP. THE STAFF SMOKES IN THE HOSTEL AND ITS "PROHIBITED". THE SHOWERS ARE VERY VERY BADS. THE ROOMS ARE VERY TINY. THE BREAKFAST IS ALMOST ANYTHING. THE TV DOESN'T WORKS. A LOT OF COLD IN THE ROOMS. SO, IF YOU ARE SMART DONT I REPEAT DONT GO TO THAT HOSTEL. INVEST 2 EURO MORE PER DAY FOR OTHER HOSTEL AND YOU WILL HAVE A BETTER TIME.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

14 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Free wifi, kitchen with the possibility of cook our self dinner, Staff very friendly

Disliked: The room was really different from the pictures

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Ricardo Oliveira

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

13 February 2011 Ricardo would recommend this property

Liked: In a nice place, room and sheet are clean. No problems!

Disliked: everything was fine

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

10 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Easy access to most things, good value for money, free internet,

Disliked: Very crap breakfast (but you get what you pay for), one key per dorm was an inconvenience as well.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

City break

09 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good price

Disliked: Not so clean

31.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

08 February 2011

Liked: the location

Disliked: dirty, no lockers,very narrow stairs, only one key for a room of ten people