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Nicolaas Witsen Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Nicolaas Witsenstraat 4-8, 1017 ZH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #76 of 345 hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For someone who wants to "feel" Amsterdam is a little bit far from centre but it has a tram line very near. 15 min walk (to red light district). The breakfast is very good, the only "less good" thing is the lack of fruit... Very clean room. Staff very helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for two nights with my friends. Clean rooms. Stuff is always at your service and very helpful and friendly. The hotel is pretty close to the center of the city and the block is very quiet in general. If I'd went to Amsterdam again. This is the hotel i'd stay. It is a 10/10 for a hotel of... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had requested a room with bathtub on a high floor but none of our requests were fulfilled which was somewhat of a disappointment. Our double bed was two beds pushed together and the beds were on wheels which meant that you were at risk of falling between the beds at night. Breakfast was basic buffet style but still good.... More

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Philadelphia area
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257 reviews 257 reviews
58 hotel reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here 4 nights and loved every one. It's pricier than we like to pay, but was worth the extra expense for the central location, the helpfulness of the staff, and the fine and varied breakfasts. The room was small, but probably no more so than many central city hotel rooms, and it was very, very quiet. The shower... More

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Belfast, N Ireland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were ten of us, all males, in Amsterdam helping our friend David celebrate his 70th birthday. This hotel was perfect. They negotiated for 10 rooms, Alex the manager booked an excellent restaurant Simpel for dinner and could not have been more helpful. The location was a brisk walk from the centre although some of our older team members did... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Great great experience, hotel is easy to get to, take tram #4 from central station and walk one block and you are there! the staff is fantastic and very willing to help you in whatever you need. Breakfast is sufficient (pastries, juice, cheese, fruits etc). Located on a quiet street with a park nearby. Room was clean, wi fi was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My partner and I stayed here for 5 nights, after trawling the internet for a reasonable hotel near the centre of Amsterdam. We chose the Nicolaas Witsen Hotel which from the map, looked a little further out than we wanted, but looked nice and a reasonable price. We soon realised after arriving, the Hotel was in a perfect location. Short... More

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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Nice, clean, well equiped rooms, good elevator, good breakfast, convenient to public tram system (#4 or #25 from central station,) easy to get to major sites (Rjiksmuseum,) strong Wifi, can't say enough good about this hotel! ...and the BEST LOOKING afternoon desk clerk, and morning breakfast staff, in Amsterdam!

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Found it to be a good location as it wasn't in a noisy area but was a short walk from Rembrantplein and the Museum Quarter. Breakfast was good but room was a little dirty (cobwebs). There was a good bar across the road and there were lots of decent restaurants nearby. But then this is Amsterdam so always something nearby!... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The staff is nice and helpful, but... Hotel is at least 15 minutes away from key places if you decide to go walking. Walls of the rooms are so thin you can't avoid hearing everything going on in the rooms around you. Cleaning involves changing the towels, not bed sheets even if staying for three nights, and a quick 5... More

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NicolaasWitsen, Eigenaar at Nicolaas Witsen Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sunny R, Thank you for your review and your friendly words about the staff. About the distance to the major attractions its a pitty, you were in the wrong area. We are located in the South part of Amsterdam city center, closeby: Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh museum, Heineken Experience, Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein. Probably you were looking for a hotel more... More

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Address: Nicolaas Witsenstraat 4-8, 1017 ZH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Nicolaas Witsen Hotel 3*
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Hotel Nicolaas Witsen is a recently renovated hotel in a quiet street in the city centre of Amsterdam. Most of Amsterdam attractions/ sightseeings are within walking distance from our hotel. All rooms and public area's have free WiFi.We are ready to welcome you and promise you a wonderfull stay! ... more   less 
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