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November 18, 2016
눉We've spent three nights in this hotel. The first and last night were very quiet, but the second night, we had some neighbours making a lot of noise, especially when they came in or went out of the room... The doors close automatically, but make quite some noise doing so, and this is a bit disturbing when it happens at night.
눇Great location (between train station and city center) ; helpfull staff ; big room ; well decorated (in a modern way), especially the breakfast room ; the breakfast itself is very good as well!
October 15, 2016
눉The elevator was SO slow, it was better to take the steps :)
눇Friendly and attentive staff. Delicious breakfast! Excellent coffee too. Hotel is simply but tastefully decorated. Overall, very happy with our choice to stay here.
October 12, 2016
눉Maybe tea and coffee facility in the room. Supply more shampoo or body wash
눇Nice and clean rooms. Excellent shower and washing facilities. Comfortable beds. Good heating if required. Easy check in and out. Great location, 5 minutes walk from the train station. Close to all the bars, restaurants (And Red light area if required)
September 29, 2016
눉No coffee facilities in the room. Not the hotel's fault, but the evening congregation of unsavoury characters by the nearby supermarket could feel intimidating ..... Fortunately they can easily be avoided by turning right out of the gate and going into town that way.
눇Friendly staff on check in. They offered to store our bikes safely inside which was a great bonus on a cycle tour. Breakfast was very nice with a wide selection of hot, cold, breads and drinks. Location central for the town. The room was a good size and clean.
September 24, 2016
눉A hotel employee came in my room in the morning bringing another guest in my room. She didn't know that I stayed here. And because I was preparing to a funeral this morning it was extra bad. Also you could order no coco cola or a snack. Somehow the clerk was proud on the fact he didn't receive an order for a week.
August 24, 2016
눉staff was a bit "reserved" when we arrived with bicycle and all our wet luggage :) breakfast was poor for such "kind" of hotel
눇location, close to railway station, bicycles can be stored in public place at railway station
July 10, 2016
눉Breakfast staff had their kitchen some way from the breakfast area, and were rather slow to keep essentials like bread topped up. Did the necessary when asked.
눇Ideal location, within the old town but with car parking available. Recently created from an old school, has rooms with exceptionally high ceilings
July 7, 2016
눉The place looks quite poor from the outside
눇Beds extremely comfort, Rooms wide and spacious , Internet fast and a working space. Wide TV with good quality. Cleaning staff excellent. Bathroom modern. Staff young and vibrant
June 11, 2016
눉No areas for socialising or meeting colleagues - bar area only suitable for breakfast.
눇Great friendly reception staff, lovely modern clean room, central city location, parking on-site.
April 28, 2016
눉The lack of fresh fruit for breakfast.
눇Friendly and helpful staff, modern hotel, great location, free coffee/tea in the lobby, fast WiFi and the atmosphere of the hotel.
March 22, 2016
눉nothing, except a door to the shower would be handy.
눇Everything : interesting conversion of an inter-war school building and very well executed, bright and comfortable room, warm welcome, generous and tasty breakfast, ideal location close to western end of the core shopping area but also only a short walk from the rail and bus stations.
March 9, 2016
눉Cleaning of the breakfast tables (during the breakfast times) did not take place
눇interesting extraordinary architecture location just a couple of meters from the city center
March 2, 2016
눉The organisation of the breakfast was a disaster. Not enough for a full hotel. At 10 o'clock there was no more bread, cheese, eggs.... And then when the people were leaving, the food came!!!! Not enough parking space. A cold bathroom
눇Large, beautiful rooms. Good location
February 14, 2016
눉Lack cabin in the shower.
눇Good breakfast. Affable and available staff. Good location for the center of Alkmaar and train station at 10 minutes on foot.
February 7, 2016
눉The bathroom was a little cold and without bath mat. When the lift is finished the hotel will be accessible to all.
눇Well located in the city centre the hotel offers nice design taking advantage of the original school architecture, a good and healthy breakfast with good coffee, smiling, helpful and friendly staff, absolute cleanliness. A really nice surprise!
January 31, 2016
눉Window with a view on the coartyard carpark, but someone would like it too.
눇Comfortable cousy hotel on a quiet street corner, very close to old city. Large room. Friendly staff. Good value for money. Thank you!
December 31, 2015
눇The building was very interesting and the rooms were spacious. We booked a suite which was fantastic with both a bath and shower. Nicely furnished and the entire place was well designed. The breakfast was excellent and the staff were very helpful.
December 11, 2015
눇It was a nice experience to stay at College Hotel Alkmaar. It is located in the city center, very clean and neat, with very helpful and flexible staff. Thank you for making our stay enjoyable!
October 18, 2015
눉Difficult to find at night due to inadequate signage. Some colorful art work on the wall would add ambience to the rooms in the hotel.
눇Spacious room, on site parking if required, good breakfast, friendly and helpful staff. Walking distance from the centre of town, key features and the railway station.
September 26, 2015
눉The only thing that I can say is they need to put some coast hangers up. This is a very very minor glitch that is the only thing I could fault it for.
눇Lovely staff and very helpful. Quite hotel arms very convenient for Alkmaar and also the train station to visits Amsterdam which is only 40 mins on the train. If yo want to go to Amsterdam by car, think about Alkmaar as a cheaper and nicer alternative whilst also being able to see Amsterdam.
September 21, 2015
눉in general it lacks of amosphere. The architect was not able to give the feeeling of the old school. The look is cold and flat. As I had an experience with a similar structure "COLLEGE HOTEL LYON" I thought nice to try this one in Holland, but the result is not the same. I suggest them to take some hints from the French hotel. The cleanliness of my room was not proper and the window can not be opened, which is annoying.
눇The hotel is really central Alkmaar and it has a private parking in front free of charge
August 17, 2015
눇Large airy rooms with fans, delicious breakfast. Let us store our bikes inside overnight. Very close to centre of Alkmaar, old town is lovely. Good price for rooms too!
August 12, 2015
눉broken fridge. Difficult to find
눇convenient location in the center, close to the train station (convenient connections to Amsterdam). Friendly service, good breakfast, great bathroom
July 27, 2015
눇The location was great - easy to walk from the train station, a grocery store right across the square, cafes and shopping and the cheese market all close by. Our room was large by European standards and very clean and comfortable. Breakfast was ample. Katrina and all of the staff were very helpful! Best place we stayed during our trip.
June 21, 2015
눇It had very friendly staff who look after our bags while we walked to the square as we were too early for our room. Rooms were large and very comfortable, with a lovely bathroom. A great location as it was easy walking from the train, an for those with a car it had free parking.
June 14, 2015
눉The factvthat I only had a night in there...
눇In the beguining, the receptionist, Catharina, was very helpfull and sweet. The hotel facilities were great and the location perfect!
June 14, 2015
눉No soap / hand washing liquid in the bathroom. My room was facing the courtyard so I didn't feel comfortable opening my curtains.
눇Large, quiet and modern room. Staff was very nice and breakfast was good.
June 6, 2015
눉Not enough parking spaces. Two single beds put together is not a problem as long they will stay together and does not roll away apart during the night.
눇Great location, very helpful staff, right at downtown. Huge, bright and clean rooms. Excellent breakfast. hard to beat in terms of value for money.
May 27, 2015
눉The hotel needs to sort out the parking situation ( Not enough spaces or very cramped parking) ......quite frustrating when one has paid for the service! I am sure it is just a teething problem of a new hotel.
눇Great location. Clean, comfortable and good value for money.
May 17, 2015
눉Nothing bad to say.
눇great location. Walking distance from the train station & to downtown. Very new hotel so everything is new. Rooms were a decent size. Staff was super friendly. Breakfast was good. Good value for the money!
May 7, 2015
눉It would be very helpful if they put phones in the rooms (no wake up calls!) and a little bar of soap would really help. Body wash bottle was OK, but washing hands and taking showers with it was cumbersome.
눇Liked how it was on the edge of the city center, and had available parking. Nice new rooms that are huge by European standards. Loved the tall ceilings.
April 29, 2015
눉I recommend some minor improvements like soap and tissues in the room and safe for your valuables
눇New hotel at a central location with parking facility and a nice breakfast.
April 20, 2015
눇Great location along the water and right next to town center and within walking distance from station. Totally new hotel. No luxury but everything I needed was there. Very comfortable and quiet room. Perfect internet connection. Very nice staff. On top of it: not expensive at all. Hard to beat in terms of value for money.
April 8, 2015
눉We did not find anything negative.
눇Hotel team - very helpful and polite. They organised everything that we asked. Very flexible management. We used the trsin to Amsterdam- very comfortable and leaves Alkmaar every 20 min. IMPORTANT: there is always a parking place awaylable for guest cars. And really not expensive.
February 19, 2017
눉Room was a bit cold when we got in
눇Good position, close to city center and to railway station. Very nice breakfast!
January 23, 2017
눇Friendly staff. The rooms are large with high sealing. Hotel is properly maintained and very well looked after.
December 28, 2016
눇Modern, great old school building in which the details have been preserved.
December 12, 2016
눉Shower didn't give enough water
눇Location, in the city centre
October 24, 2016
눇Perfectly placed and very spacious modern rooms.
October 1, 2016
눇Perfect location, not even a 10-minute walk from the train station, and even less from the city center. Clean and modern. Large rooms.
September 28, 2016
눉not being able to open the room window, a bit cold during the night
눇the room setting,
September 20, 2016
눉Nothing - was an amazing stay
눇Very friendly and exceptionally helpful male receptionist on arrival
September 17, 2016
눉No service after 11pm.
눇Staff were polite. Room was clean.
September 4, 2016
눉A little noisy.
눇Style and welcoming
August 25, 2016
눇Excellent staff and accomodation. Thoroughly enjoyed the stay.
August 13, 2016
눉Extra beds were not very comfy.
눇Friendly staff. Good location. Parking available. Big family room. Good breakfast.
August 11, 2016
눇Good atmosphere and breakfast. Friendly staff
August 3, 2016
눇Very good breakfast.
July 28, 2016
눇Nice location. Unique experience to stay in a former school building :)
July 19, 2016
눇The staff were very friendly and helpful. Liked the way they have turned the old school into a lovely hotel.
July 15, 2016
눇Handy to train station and short walk to centre. Tasteful conversion from former college. Large, bright, quiet room, all equipment worked!
June 18, 2016
눇Friendly staff. Central Alkmaar
June 5, 2016
눇the atmosphere , the breakfast
May 22, 2016
눉Leaving the hotel with a car when there are many bicycles around is a bit slow.
눇Very nice room with large bathtub with water jets.
May 3, 2016
눉It would be nicer if a kettle was in the room.
눇Location; locates in the middle between the station and the cheese market place.
April 19, 2016
눉Breakfast could be better, there was no fruit at all!
눇I liked it, it was very nice stay.
March 24, 2016
눇Good wifi Good position
March 22, 2016
눇I liked breakfast,fast hot water in bathroom,Good bed, the day we arrived we had been help to find a very Good and cheap restaurant
March 13, 2016
눇Super clean, comfy bed, wonderful staff
March 6, 2016
눉Very few facilities
눇It is a comfortable hotel with very few luxuries.
March 5, 2016
눉No soap replacement and no soap available from reception Poor breakfast
March 1, 2016
눉Nothing in particular
눇Big and comfortable room, very kind personnel
January 17, 2016
눇Alkmaar is a beautiful place to visit and we couldn't have been happier with the hotel. Can't wait to come again. Thank you
January 12, 2016
눇Friendliness of staff
December 22, 2015
눇Welcoming showed us to our room and the location was great. Lovely breakfast will stay there again
November 29, 2015
눇kind and smiley staff; great location; cosy, modern rooms; good breakfast; fast wifi
November 10, 2015
눇Renovated and clean hotel, parking at the door, efficient staff.
November 5, 2015
눉no comfortable chair in room
눇location and newness
November 3, 2015
눇Friendly staff, location, accommodation, everything
October 20, 2015
눉Breakfast was a bit congested - the hotel was full
눇Clean and well presented hotel, close to the town centre - really friendly and helpful staff
October 18, 2015
눇Lovely room, friendly staff and a great location
October 13, 2015
눉The shower should have curtains or glass to avoid splashing
눇Everything was great
October 5, 2015
눉No elevator No acoustique isolation Poor furnitures
눇Clean sheets and towels
September 16, 2015
눉Pillow too harsh.
눇Nice building and decoration. Good spot. Calm area, still close to center.
September 15, 2015
눇Clean, friendly, smart, efficient, near town centre. I would definitely go back. Great breakfast and free upgrade on room.
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