Gerstekorrel Hotel - Amsterdam  2 stars

Damstraat 22-24, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1012 JM  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Service is excellent - Perfect price - No lift nor lobby - Recommend it
  • Hotel is very central - Cafes and restaurants nearby - Breakfast was basic - No parking
  • 10 mins from central station - Staff were friendly - Free wifi - Would stay again
  • 5 mins from red light district - Room was clean - Bathroom very small - Comfortable bed
  • Just off dam square - Tiny room - No breakfast included - Price too high


Gerstekorrel is located in the heart of Amsterdam Oud Zuid district next to Theater De Roode Bioscoop, Vondelpark and Zaal 100. This traditional building was refurbished in 2009.

The hotel boasts perfect location in Amsterdam close to Nieuwmarkt underground station. This pleasant property is 5 minutes' to Nieuwe Kerk, Dam Square and Mint Tower (Munttoren).

The Dam tram stop is situated only 200 meters from the hotel. Fast access to Amsterdam-Schiphol airport within 15km is provided.


The hotel's beautifully decorated rooms are appointed with a dressing area, a writing desk, Wi-Fi, direct dial phone and satellite TV. They also have private bathrooms with a shower and a hairdryer.


A tasty continental breakfast is served in the dining room. The popular restaurant serves delicious meals.


Guests will benefit from bicycle rental, ticket service and wake up service along with a lift, a tour desk and a safe deposit box.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   32.

City Center Amsterdam - 700 ft
Airports Amsterdam-Schiphol (AMS) - 7.1 mi, Rotterdam Zestienhoven (RTM) - 34.7 mi
Train Stations Amsterdam Central Station - 2700 ft, Station Amsterdam Muiderpoort - 1.8 mi
Underground stations Metro Weesperplein - 5000 ft, Metro Wibautstraat - 1.4 mi
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants CAU (cuisine: Steakhouse, South American, Grill) - 100 ft, Van Kerkwijk (cuisine: European, Dutch) - 400 ft
Parks Rembrandtplein - 2000 ft
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  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Tour desk
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Bicycle rentals
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • TV
  • Direct dial telephone



from  2 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of EUR 5 per person per night in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Bed type: Double Bed or 4 Single beds or 2 Single beds
Size: 270 sq. feet
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    Bed type: 3 Single beds or Triple
    Size: 205 sq. feet
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      Bed type: Quad
      Size: 270 sq. feet
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        Gerstekorrel LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions
        • Dam Square
          400 ft
        • Royal Palace Amsterdam
          400 ft
        • Madame Tussaud's Amsterdam
          400 ft
        • Old church
          700 ft
        • Meijer's Rondvaarten
          1400 ft
        Popular areas
        • City Center
          400 ft
        • Supper Club Amsterdam
          700 ft
        • Nieuwmarkt
          1000 ft
        Places of interest
        • New church
          400 ft
        • Quartier rouge
          700 ft
        • Red Light District
          700 ft
        • Jolly Joker coffeeshop
          1000 ft
        • Baba Coffee shop
          1000 ft
        • Westerkerk
          1000 ft
        • Begijnhof
          1400 ft
        • Southern Church
          1400 ft
        Shopping areas
        • Vrolijk Gay and Lesbian Bookstore
          1000 ft
        • Kalverstraat
          1000 ft
        • Magna Plaza
          1000 ft
        Monuments and Landmarks
        • Damrak
          1000 ft
        • Madame Tussauds Museum
          400 ft
        • Allard Pierson Museum
          1000 ft
        • musée de l'érotisme
          1000 ft
        • Beurs van Berlage
          1000 ft
        • Historical Museum Amsterdam
          1400 ft
        • La Maison de Rembrandt (Rembrandthuis)
          1700 ft
        • Theatermuseum Amsterdam
          1700 ft
        • Theater de Kleine Komedie
          1700 ft

        Local Attractions

        • Vondelpark
          5200 ft
          Stadhouderskade, Amsterdam
        • Van Gogh Museum
          1.1 mi
          Paulus Potterstraat 7, Amsterdam
        • Diamant Museum Amsterdam
          1.0 mi
          Paulus Potterstraat 8, Amsterdam
        • CoBrA Museum of Modern Art
          1.1 mi
          Sandbergplein 1-3, Amsterdam
        • The Stedelijk Museum
          1.1 mi
          Museumplein 10, Amsterdam

        Near the hotel

        • Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
          500 ft
          Dam Square 20, Amsterdam
        • Hash Marihuana Hemp Museum
          500 ft
          Oudezijdsachterburgwal 148, Amsterdam
        • Red Light District
          700 ft
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        • New Church
          600 ft
          Dam, Amsterdam
        • Cannabis College
          600 ft
          Oudezijds Achterburgwal 124, Amsterdam
        • H.H. Petrus en Pauluskerk (De Papegaai)
          800 ft
          Kalverstraat 58, Amsterdam
        • The Amsterdam Dungeon
          900 ft
          Rokin 78, Amsterdam

        Restaurants Nearby

        • CAU

          75% likes this, based on 555 reviews
          Cuisine: Steakhouse, South American, Grill, Argentinean
          Price Range: USD 13 - USD 81

          100 ft
          Damstraat 5

          Phone: +31 20 623 9632

        • Van Kerkwijk

          73% likes this, based on 427 reviews
          Cuisine: European, Dutch
          Price Range: USD 15 - USD 41

          400 ft
          Nes 41

          Phone: 020 620 3316

        • Mas Y Mas

          62% likes this, based on 110 reviews
          Cuisine: Argentinean

          100 ft
          Damstraat 26/28
        • Gaucho's

          67% likes this, based on 124 reviews
          Cuisine: Argentinean
          Price Range: USD 41 - USD 158

          100 ft
          Damstraat 5

          Phone: +31 20 623-9632

        • Rene's Croissanterie

          65% likes this, based on 57 reviews

          100 ft
          Damstraat 20

          Phone: 020-6388348

        Gerstekorrel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gerstekorrel

        Average guest rating

        out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 128 reviews

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        Individual guest reviews

        • Single


          Walls are too thin. i could hear what my neighbours was doing :-) Room is too small.It was actually bed with walls around :-)

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          Very central position for do everything. Good value for money.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          The hotel is great for city tour - its very centrical - 10 metres to the Dam square, right by the Red lights district. It's very clean, the staff is really very very helpful. Beds are really comfortable. There is no breakfast hall, but they can service it to your room, and there are lots of cafes right next door, one is really great - with pastry, we were having delicious strawberry tarts every morning :)

          The baths are a bit shabby, and no bath accessories, and if you have trouble climbing the stairs - keep in mind that there is no elevator, but it wasn't a problem for us.

          • Average rating
        • Couple

          The best thing about the hotel was the reception staff. We were alwsys met with a smile.

          I was extremely disappointed with our room. The pictures if the hotel are extreamly misleading. The bathroom/ wet room was not cleaned to a high standard and smelt if damp. The first thing that hit us when we walked into the room was the smell of damp.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          Fine place, close to city center and central station. Everything is reachable with walk, most interesting places are around within 5-10 minutes walk.

          Rooms are small, but enough to stay as tourist. You will be out in the city anyway...

          • Average rating
        • Single

          The room was comfortable,only one fault was the bathroom sink was a bit too close to the toilet,staff were friendly and helpful.all in all a good experience

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          The staff was very courteous and willing to assist in every possible way.The hotel is strategically located in the very center of old Amsterdam within minutes walk from every major attraction.

          Very small room. No elevator. Unpleasant smell in the bathroom (probably from the sewer system) in room number 20.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          Its location is good for Red Light District and some other nice parts of Amsterdam.

          The room I had was close the striars and when someone was walking on them it was very noisy. There were some spiders in the room. The printer of the reception could not print when I wanted to print my boarding pass (but they gave the money of ineternet and print back!)

          • Average rating
        • Single

          Nice central location. A better standard than similar priced accommodation. Welcomed double glazing as it does get noisy with a front facing room.

          Overpriced for what you get - although that's hardly the fault of this hotel in particular, is more a statement on Amsterdam accommodation in general. And... Asking customers for 18 Eros for the in-house purchase of a single adaptor plug? Unbelievable!

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          Great central location. Comfortable bed. Clean rooms. Very friendly staff.

          Usual small rooms for Amsterdam, this is my 5th visit and they are mainly tiny rooms. No tea and coffee making facilities, although a machine in reception made good coffee, 3 floors down! This hotel was not cheap, Amsterdam is getting more and more expensive, it is starting to price its self out of the market.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          The stairs were very dangerous and no lift to get your suitcase to the top -We were right at the top 60 steps ..There was no breakfast included in the price which we felt was not good value for money - Our Room was a smoking room and the smell of smoke was very off putting as neither of us smoked. The room was very basic for 75.00 euro a night. If you look at the website the hotel looks great and this was one of the reason we booked this hotel as we felt it was a bit more upmaket. We were disappointed when we saw the room.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          Location of the hotel

          Paying the WIFI (5 €/day). Breakfast expensive (7.5 €) for a single OJ and a piece of bread. Luggage storage is 2 €.

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          Very central

          Due to old bulding and also quality of the windows it was to much noise from the street during late night / early morning. Could have been helped without too much cost and work I guess??

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          The location of the hotel was literally less than 100 meters away from Dam square, which makes it very easy to access most areas. The staff was friendly and helpful.

          The toilet cleaniless could be improved.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          room starting by number 5 are located in another building in the hotel surround. Great because you don't have to pass in front on reception desk--> independant. Location are at 200 m from the red light district but not to noisy. The underground parking located at 300 m is very expensive. I paid 50 € for 12 hours.

          • Average rating
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