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Oudezijds Achterburgwal 142, 1012 DV Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District)   |  
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Ranked #90 of 175 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
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“Simply the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

I think that if you are a couple visiting Amsterdam this is the perfect place for you to stay: small, cosy, romantic, central positioned, close to everything and anything and compared to other hotel prices in Amsterdam it's really cheap
Be sure to leave your car in the P+R Zeeburg and take the tram until the main station. From there just walk through the Red Light District to the studio

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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2010

Anne's Room. The name almost says all, it's a little room, or rather a tiny appartment in the middle of the most hectic part of downtown Amsterdam. On the left hand you have the red light district and on the right loads and loads of restaurants, shops, bars etc etc.

The room is located in a backyard, so even though its in the middle of everything its still quiet, at least when you have the windows closed. It has a small kitchen area, a table with two chairs, tv, dvd player and a descent sized bathroom.

If you arrive by car, as we did, you are asked to meet the hostes Kitty at her own house, this is so you can park the car for free, as you downtown Amsterdam easily can pay more for parking than for a hotel room. She was a very nice lady, who gave us the key and welcomed us to Amsterdam. She also gave us a few hints on the way.

There are some minor no so good things, the stair to the appartment are very steep, if you are not fit or have very heavy luggage you will struggle to get up there. There is very little opportunity to put away your clothing, there is one cupboard with one shelve available. Also one broken window glass was actually replaced by cardboard.

All together I would recommend this place if you want the action of the very intense part of downtown Amsterdam, If you are looking for peace and quiet I would find something away from the centre near a Tram line for easy access.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2009

Within 15 mins walk from main station. Brilliant location. Welcomed by Kitty, who was friendly and helpful. Our room was up three very steep flights of stairs, which is typical of the area. The room was fine with very adequete shower/toilet, and kitchen area with fridge, stove top, small oven, kettle and coffee maker. Fresh flowers and a bottle of wine awaited us. In spite of being so close to the lively red light area, and it being a Saturday night with many large groups of noisy visitors it was very peaceful. My only disappointment was that there was no outside seating area, which had been mentioned in the advertisement, however in my opinion, the ventilation was fine as there were two windows which allowed a through draught of air.

  • Stayed July 2009
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Oudezijds Achterburgwal 142, 1012 DV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #90 of 175 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We offer a lovely studio in the very heart of Amsterdam. Located in a old trading building on the famous Amsterdam canals. The room has it's own private patio, great to use in the summer nights or have breakfast in the open fresh air. It has it's own private shower and toilet. The studio is near the red light district and in a very urban neighborhood. Shops, bars, restaurants, markets and museums are all within a walking distance.We are gay friendly, the best gay bars are just around the corner!We are able to offer breakfast as well, this is not included in the price. Please let us know it you are interested in having our famous dutch breakfasts.Public transport is within a 2 minute walk. And it is a 5 minute walk to Central Station.Places that are within a 10 minute walk distance: - waterloo flea market - red light district - amsterdam shopping area - flower market - leidse square entertainment area - dam square (royal palace) - Nieuw Markt - van gogh museum - Museum Plein (entertainment area)If in need of a bed for a baby, this is possible.We have free wireless internet, TV, DVD, microwave, small kitchen, toilet, bathroom, king size bed and discount for renting bikes. ... more   less 

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