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Geldersekade 16, 1012 BH Amsterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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Ranked #4 of 345 hotels in Amsterdam
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

Exactly as others have described. Great hotel, ideal location, welcoming hosts and all the little touches that make a place special. Really impressed with the range, quality and price of the honesty bar items in the dining area. Unlike many other locations it is aimed at making your stay better not increasing revenue. We will go back.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We spent two nights in Amsterdam at Mauro Mansion, and the service was great, location easy to access from the railway station, the breakfast fresh and varied each day. The rooms were quirky quiet and restful. The recommendation for an evening meal was close by, and great value. We could not fault any of our stay in Amsterdam. It was easy to walk everywhere . An enjoyable stay.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We've just returned from a wonderful stay in Amsterdam - and were fortunate enough to reserve two rooms at Mauro Mansion for a week! Believe all of the positive comments - the hotel is charming, with spacious, upscale rooms, excellent bathrooms, lovely breakfasts. The location is perfect - on a quiet canal side street, just a couple of blocks from Central Station, and within walking distance of so many destinations in the heart of the city! The best part for our family, though, since we are foodies - was throwing out all of the restaurant research we had done in advance, and leaving all of the dinner (and sometimes lunch!) recommendations to Marcel and Berry, our excellent hosts! Everything they suggested was fun, memorable, delicious!
We look forward to our next stay at Mauro Mansion one day!

Room Tip: We stayed in a canal room, and an interior room, and both were good!
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

It is justified that Mauro Mansion is Number 1 in Trip Advisor, I booked our September,2013 stay in January, 2013. It was a good move, after 2 weeks there are no more available rooms. There are only 9 rooms here and the rooms we have facing the canal on the 1st floor and the other room I booked for the couple with us, are huge rooms. You can put a king size bed and still have a lot of room to move around.We stayed here for 3 nights, it was a good end to a 2 weeks vacation in Europe. The bed and pillows are comfortable, the bathroom is of good size. It would have been better if there was a grab bar to get inside the tub, to make it safer and easier to get in. The view on the canal was good and we have no problem with any street noise. Reviewers were right when they said mind the stairs, the good part of the circular stair is they built a sturdy and thick handrail that you can hold on when you go up the stairs. Staying in the Mauro makes you feel like you are on vacation in your family's home. You have 24 hour access to food, snacks, cold drinks and hot drinks. There is an honesty bar on the ground floor, just tell what you took from it. Love my capuccino every morning. Even though we did not have the luck to meet Barry and Marcel, Abbeys and the other staff during the weekend were very nice and accomodating. The location is perfect and it is only 15 minutes by train from the airport. We have nothing but praise for Mauro Mansion.

  • Stayed September 2013, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Stayed on the second floor in the room overlooking the canal. Great view great room. Tall tall ceiling great location fantastic staff but the stairs!! It's a vertical climb! Hang on for dear life on the way down. Loved this place!

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Me and my partner stayed here for 2 nights over my birthday in August, I had read many reviews so was really excited to stay here and we weren't disappointed! First of all the location is amazing, got off the train and found it right away, without even glancing at a map so no stress there. The room we had was fabulous, a first floor canal view room, it really was the best room we had stayed in. All the amenities were great, comfy bed, lovely bathroom, storage etc. There was also a mini fridge with complimentary refreshments which was a lovely touch and a vintage barbers chair which you could swing round and relax on while enjoying the beautiful view. Breakfast (which is included in the price) was lovely, fresh bread, juice, cereal, yogurt, unlimited coffee etc etc and something different brought over to your table each morning. The hotel used to be an S n M hotel and you can see this as they have kept in many of the previous hotels features including a cage up high in our room! all these little things make Mauro Mansion very cool and quirky. The owners were very nice and helpful too, we loved this hotel and hopefully will be lucky enough to visit again!

Room Tip: Go for a canal room if you can!
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  • Stayed August 2013, 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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miami
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Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

I counted myself lucky to get a room in this very small hotel as most of the better hotels in town were fully booked months in advance for a conference and was encouraged when I saw the rating in Trip Advisor. The owners were excellent hosts and the hotel is exactly what it says it is . Its something different and has much of Amsterdams quirky charm. However torrential rain meant that for a day or two one was confined largely to the hotel and I must admit I missed having a lounge and or bar to chillout in. My room at the top of the hotel was well thought out and cleverly finished tho bigger people or two might find the bed tough to get in and out of as the rafters were either side of the bed with no real bedside table however the room had personality and was spotless and the bathroom excellent.If you do decide to stay here from glancing into a couple of them I strongly recommend the canal view rooms. It was a good location for a first stay in the city though my favorite area became the Jordaan and if I ever returned I might try that area next. I am a little surprised that this ranks as the no 1 choice on TA but then the service is very personal ,practical and caring. Do not be put off by the somewhat spartan entrance hall for this place does have personality

Room Tip: Front rooms are by far the best
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Geldersekade 16, 1012 BH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#13 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#17 Best Value Hotel in Amsterdam
#20 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hello. Mauro is a relaxed, romantic and quirky 9-room hotel, situated in a classic 16th century canal house right in the middle of the historical centre. You will find yourself between 2 former medieval city gates, a unique spot to start exploring Amsterdam. In Mauro Mansion we do not just offer accommodation, we offer a sincere local experience based on your individual needs, a million miles away from big hotel chains. Please be advised that we are not suitable for children andor any parties larger then 5 persons. So come and book that room, we promise to make your stay unforgettable! Mauro Mansion ... more   less 
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