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Nicolaas Witsen Hotel

#68 of 346 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Nicolaas Witsenstraat 4-8, 1017 ZH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #68 of 346 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect choice if you want a nice, calm hotel near the museums. Nice beds, nice staff, clean. Only wanted a rug when you get out of the shower. Breakfast ok but not luxurious. Fruit and eggs, youghurt bread and juice, tea or coffee.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good friendly hotel just a short walk from Rembrandt Square where there are plenty of bars and restaurants. Breakfast reasonable with choice although fruit juice limited. Bedroom a little on the small side but clean, bathroom a little claustrophobic, but adequate. Despite some negatives it is good value for money and how much time is spent in the hotel or... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Liked the fact that all the staff helped us with everything we needed. Hotel is in centre of everything, we used trams to travel but we walked as well as nothing was that far from hotel. Loved it!!!!!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Extremely friendly and helpful staff. Spotlessly clean. Rooms small and basic however excellent value for money. Quiet location however walking distance to rijksmuseum, Van Gogh museum, stedelijk museum or catch tram if you don't want to walk. Recommend cafe kale to eat just a few minutes walk from hotel or take tram/walk to leidesplein for abundance of restaurants. would definitely... More 

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Narbonne, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A very good, clean room, if small. Comfortable bed, warm, quiet, adequate bathroom, with all necessary toiletries and lovely hot water. The staff were all very friendly and helpful ; breakfast was 'copieux'. The hotel was only 20 minutes walk from the city centre, but of course there were trams and buses, if we had chosen to go that way.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I had been here years ago and remember it as a good small hotel. Something seems to have changed- it seems cramped and tired. very thin partitions between rooms. I could here every word of one end a phone conversation from the room next door. That shouldn't happen. overall impression is of a good hotel that went down market and... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

What a gem of a hotel. You are welcomed with a smile and offered helpful hints when you need them It is close to the city and close to the trams yet not noisy at all The rooms are comfortable and warm with nice and clean bathroom facilities Breakfast was one of the best we had on our trip with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed in the Nicolaas Witsen a couple of times now, on a regular annual week trip to Amsterdam. The location works well for me, not just in terms of where I have to be during the day, but in being both quiet and within the old canals of Amsterdam. It is outside the manic centre, but close enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The proximity of the hotel to the centre of Amsterdam is perfect for us . This is our second stay here and again we found it to be a quiet neighbourhood . It is a pleasant walk to the centre of Amsterdam . The reception staff are very helpful and the rooms are very clean . Breakfast was excellent with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

A small hotel within walking distance of Ryksmuseum. The staff were very welcoming and the bedroom was very clean, quiet and warm and not as small as expected. The shower worked easily. Breakfast was continental and the croissants were fresh and delicious. It was just as well the lift worked as there was a steep spiral staircase to be tackled... More 

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