De Gerstekorrel Hotel Amsterdam

2 stars
View map of Damstraat 22-24, Amsterdam, 1012 JM

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.1
out of 5
18 reviews
Great location

In the heart of the center, few steps from Dam. No elevator so you need to carry your luggage See full review

  • Sandy Country
  • Apr 6, 2015
Perfect Location

Myself and a friend had a wonderful time in Amsterdam but to top it off was our accommodation. we... See full review

  • Shelly no 2
  • Jul 9, 2013

Only steps from majestic Dam Square, the bright, friendly De Gerstekorrel Hotel offers guests a home base in the midst of Amsterdam's vibrant, historic heart.  Everything from tram stops, canal tours and bicycle rentals to premium attractions like Anne Frank House, Oude Kerk and several museums are within minutes of the hotel. Smart, tidy guest rooms, modern amenities like Wi-Fi access, a public computer kiosk and a 24-hour front desk ensure guests of the De Gerstekorrel Hotel have all they need for a productive, enjoyable stay. 

Rooms

The De Gerstekorrel Hotel offers 32 bright, cheerful rooms of varying size suited to single travelers as well as groups and families. Prints of classic Dutch paintings and photographs, along with lively flower arrangements adorn the rooms and corridors. Guests can request a room at the back of the hotel for optimum quiet and privacy or a room overlooking the street, affording excellent city and Dam Square views. All rooms come with private, fully-equipped bathrooms and most offer flat-screen cable TVs. Guests can access Wi-Fi for a fee.

Property features

Guests of De Gerstekorrel Hotel are within walking distance of the prime shopping and cultural attractions around the heart of Amsterdam. The breathtaking Dam Square (home of the Royal Palace and National Monument) and the shopping enticements of Kalverstraat are both just steps away.

 

The friendly 24-hour front desk provides guests with everything from sightseeing arrangements, dining recommendations, complimentary use of hair dryers and irons--even offering magazines and toiletries available for purchase. The De Gertekorrel Hotel also offers a wholesome continental breakfast.

Highlights
  • Ultra-convenient central location near premium Amsterdam destinations
  • Friendly service and bright, cheerful guest rooms
  • Continental breakfasts provided for all guests   
Nearby attractions
  • Royal Palace/Dam Square (2 blocks)
  • Amsterdam Flower Market (Bloemenmarkt) (.5 mi/1 km)
  • Oude Kerk (.5 mi/1 km)
  • Begijnhof (.5 mi/less than 1 km)
  • Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis) (.5 mi/1 km)
  • Rijksmuseum (2 mi/3 km)
  • Van Gogh Museum (2 mi/3.5 km)
  • Blue Boat Company (canal tours) (2 mi/3 km)
Business
  • Wi-Fi access for a fee
  • Public computer workstation with printer
  • Fax and copy services
Transportation
  • Amsterdam Central Station (1 mi/2 km)
  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (10.5 mi/16.5 km)
Policies
  • A 5% city tax is added to all final charges at checkout

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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De Gerstekorrel Hotel Amsterdam Rooms

Standard Room
Hotel de Gerstekorrel has 32 rooms. You can choose between a single room, a two-persons room (either with one double bed or two singles) or a room for three or four people. All of our rooms have a private bathroom with shower and toilet, television (most with a flat screen television) and direct dial telephone. You can request a more quiet room towards the back of the hotel, or a room towards the front if you want to see the city life go by or for a piece of Dam Square. Also some smoking rooms available in the hotel.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Services
In-Room Safe
Doctor on call
Internet
Free internet

Nearby points of interest

  • National Monument: 0.1 mi
  • De Bijenkorf: 0.1 mi
  • Dam Square: 0.1 mi
  • Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Gassan Dam Square: 0.1 mi
  • Condomerie Het Gulden Vlies: 0.1 mi
  • Ertoic Discount Centre: 0.1 mi
  • Wonder Wood: 0.1 mi
  • Red Light District: 0.2 mi
  • East India House: 0.2 mi
  • Absolute Danny: 0.2 mi
  • Royal Palace of Amsterdam: 0.2 mi
  • New Church: 0.2 mi
  • Hans Appenzeller: 0.2 mi
  • Berlage's Stock Exchange: 0.2 mi
  • National Monument: 0.1 mi
  • De Bijenkorf: 0.1 mi
  • Dam Square: 0.1 mi
  • Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Gassan Dam Square: 0.1 mi
  • Condomerie Het Gulden Vlies: 0.1 mi
  • Ertoic Discount Centre: 0.1 mi
  • Wonder Wood: 0.1 mi
  • Red Light District: 0.2 mi
  • East India House: 0.2 mi
  • Absolute Danny: 0.2 mi
  • Royal Palace of Amsterdam: 0.2 mi
  • New Church: 0.2 mi
  • Hans Appenzeller: 0.2 mi
  • Berlage's Stock Exchange: 0.2 mi
  • Old Church: 0.2 mi
  • Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences: 0.2 mi
  • Magna Plaza: 0.2 mi
  • PGC Hajenius: 0.2 mi
  • Erotic Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Amsterdams Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Waag: 0.2 mi
  • Kalverstraat: 0.2 mi
  • Appie Baantjer Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Shan He Hya Temple: 0.2 mi
  • Allard Pierson Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Zuiderkerk: 0.2 mi
  • Nieuwmarkt: 0.2 mi
  • The House with the Waterfall: 0.3 mi
  • Single: 0.3 mi
  • Recycled Bicycles: 0.3 mi
  • Begijnhof: 0.3 mi
  • Droog: 0.3 mi
  • English Reformed Church: 0.3 mi
  • Maison de Bonneterie: 0.3 mi
  • National Museum of Spectacles: 0.3 mi
  • Begijnhof chapel: 0.3 mi
  • The American Book Center: 0.3 mi
  • Book Market: 0.3 mi
  • Herengracht: 0.3 mi
  • Sex Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Museum Het Rembrandthuis: 0.3 mi
  • University of Amsterdam: 0.3 mi
  • Spui: 0.3 mi
  • Euronext Amsterdam: 0.3 mi

Dining

Restaurant
Start your day getting pampered by the Hotel de Gerstekorrel - enjoy breakfast in bed! Now you can sleep in and have breakfast served to your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
2:00 PM
Check-out:
10:30 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for De Gerstekorrel Hotel Amsterdam

Overall score

3.1 / 5
5.01.0
18 out of 18
Amenities:
2.7
Cleanliness:
3.6
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3.2
Location:
4.8
Value:
3.5

78% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of De Gerstekorrel Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Sandy Country
Business
N/A
Apr 6, 2015

Great location

In the heart of the center, few steps from Dam. No elevator so you need to carry your luggage

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of De Gerstekorrel Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
KAUR
Business
UK
Aug 5, 2014

JUST OK

LOCATION IS VERY GOOD I CAN SAY EXCELLENT BUT THERE IS NOT LEFT IN THE HOTEL WITH LUGGAGE VERY HARD TO GO UP SARTY WE DON'T LIKE IT SORRY

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

LIKE GOING TO MUSEUM VERY ASY EASY AND SOME PARK

Review of De Gerstekorrel Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Shelly no 2
Business
Ireland
Jul 9, 2013

Perfect Location

Myself and a friend had a wonderful time in Amsterdam but to top it off was our accommodation. we were made feel very welcome plus its location is spot on in central city. Only thing I would say was a lift would be very handy as we were on the top floor which was several flights of stairs.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of De Gerstekorrel Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Top bosssss
Business
Amsterdam
Jun 7, 2013

Good boys holiday

Very close to everything you need perfect location good value for money.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Very nice pizza at pizza plaza near hotel.

Review of De Gerstekorrel Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Golfer usa
Business
Fresno, CA, USA
Oct 18, 2011

Convenient

Close to Dam square. Very polite and helpful staff. Small rooms , but comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of De Gerstekorrel Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Scott Tee
Business
Pennsylvania
Oct 1, 2011

guy's weekend

This hotel turned out be a great location, clean but few ammenities. Overall I would stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

close to all restuarants

Review of De Gerstekorrel Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Wiesje
Business
Penticton, British Columbia
Sep 29, 2011

holiday

The hotel was in the perfect location. It had no elevator so we had to take lots of stairs. The staff was fantastic, room was clean. If you cannot handles stairs don't go there

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Where comfortable shoes , you will be walking on a lot of cobble stones.

Review of De Gerstekorrel Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
C&R
Business
Columbus, Ohio
Jun 28, 2011

Really small room, but comfortable bed

I have a closet bigger than this room. We had a comfortable double bed, but only one of us could be standing up, walking around, at one time. Also, we had 2 small pieces of luggage. Trying to figure out where to put them was a creative challenge. If you have bigger than a 20" case, good luck. There's no doubt, though, if you're looking to stay in the midst of activity, this is the place. The front door opens up to bustle. You're a few blocks walk from the train station (go up Damrak, turn left at the phallic monument, walk on the right sidewalk, and voila!). We were not unsatisfied with our stay; we just would have appreciated more space and none was available, or so they said.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

We took a very simple train trip to The Hague to see the Mauritshuis Museum. If you like Vermeers, go there too. Once in The Hague, get on a tram to the museum area. You'll be able to find your way back to the train station by walking.

Review of De Gerstekorrel Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Cheboygan, MI. USA
Nov 5, 2010

Lovely place!

One of the nicest hotels I have stayed at in a while. It wasn't so much the room, the people that worked there made the experience that much better. They were pleasant and accomodating. I have to admit, the bed was one of the best parts. It was soft and comfortable. Perfect location!! I have been to Amsterdam before, and stayed at a place that was so far out of the way, I got blisters just getting to the places that I wanted to see.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

The hotel was close to most anything you want to see and a pleasant walk to the Museums on the other side of town.

Review of De Gerstekorrel Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
boston, ma
Oct 14, 2010

exactly what we expected

The hotel always had clean towels and friendly people at the front desk. We didn't spend much time in the room for the 4 days we were there, but it was in the middle of everything a group of upper 20 year olds would want. Bathroom was small, but clean. The beds were a little small, but comfortable. There is no AC so if it was hot I can imagine it would be uncomfortable, but we just cracked the window at night and it was fine. I would go back, it was perfect for the price. There is tons to do and eat in the area, the hotel doesn't have a dining room.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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