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    I think you always have to be careful with these reviews - remember that people who have a negative experience are more likely to write a review than those who have a perfectly good experience.

    That said, at least now you can take extra precautions and make sure you keep yourselves safe !
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    (Original post by lechaton-x)
    Yes- I did mean that
    If it's alright, that makes me feel safer. We can't change hotels because everyone is happy where we're going...I'm somewhat happy but I'm def going to be on guard!
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    (Original post by lechaton-x)
    Basically, me and some friends are going to Amsterdam. We booked a budget hotel which had mixed reviews, mostly down to cleanliness. But it seems like this is the case in Amsterdam, especially on budget holidays- so we just went for it and said that if anything was the slightest bit dirty we'd complain!

    But anyway, I've just stumbled across a handful of reviews about the safety of the hotel. People have had their belongings stolen and rooms trashed whilst they have been out, and a traveller had the lock picked on his door in the middle of the night and woke up to find all of his valuables missing.

    My friends aren't overly concerned, and even though I know there is a slim chance of something like this happening- I can help but be a little bit nervous. I've ordered a high quality lock for my case that I'm intending to lock all of valuables up in throughout the night, but I'm wondering if there is anything else that we can do?

    We're not really in a position to swap hotels as it's all booked and it was the only thing in our price range, and apart from these reviews it seems to be okay...

    So yeah, any other tips to keep safe? Would a door stop rammed under our room door overnight stop anyone coming in- or is there a special device I can buy? X
    Which hotel? I was in Amsterdam over New Year in a really budget hotel so know what's going down...
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    (Original post by Beanz123)
    Which hotel? I was in Amsterdam over New Year in a really budget hotel so know what's going down...
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    (Original post by lechaton-x)
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    I didn't stay there but from the looks of the hotel it is similar to all the budget hotels there... basic facilities, slightly grungy but fine, just make sure you put valuables in the room safe if there is one and if not hide them well (in shoes/socks, under bed etc...)

    Have a great time, make sure you visit hill street blues - best coffee shop
 
 
 
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