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“A lovely quirky place, great location!” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel The Exchange
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Damrak 50, 1012 LL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)   |  
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Ranked #92 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
“A lovely quirky place, great location!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We stayed for just 1 night at The Exchange and couldn't fault it for what we needed.
Excellent location, walking distance from the Central Station which was great for us as we were short on time and just wanted to dump our things and go!
About a 5 mins walk to Dam Square in one direction, 5 mins to The Red Light District in another. Directly opposite the Stock Exchange so easy to find on maps.
A refreshingly different layout and style of hotel, very quirky rather than boutique as some people on here seemed to be expecting. Winding corridors with fab fashion artworks on every floor. We arrived very early before check in but was pleasantly surprised our room was ready so checked in straight away. We were in 'the handbag room' as we called it, perfect for 2 girls! very simple, very clean. Everything you needed really. And a safe in the room to use free of charge, always a bonus addition. Friendly and helpful staff. Great little cafe attached to the hotel, very convenient. What more could you want really?!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but in this case I feel I need to this hotel is brilliant, extremely clean, staff are fantastic and has the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in Defo recommend and will 100% stay here again

  • Stayed January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

It was a great stay at your hotel. Your staff was really helpful and cooperative in nature. And my special thanks to Ms. Rossana and Mr. Steven as they helped us in keeping our luggage safe and provided us a lot of information during our tour which turned out to be very helpful.

Recommended for solo traveller or young couple.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Valenca, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

Besides a great location, the staff is very nice and helpful and the beds and pillows are just perfect! The rooms are nicely decorated. This time we got a very cute black and white room. We stayed there twice and when we travel to Amsterdam again The Exchange will surely be our choice again.

  • Stayed January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Once a year some Amsterdam hotels invite the citizens to spend the night with them. So you can stay in a hotel in Amstedam for a sweet price and special events and activities occur. I think its even harder to pick a hotel, because you're looking for an unique experience. After all, you've got a room and a bed at home. We definitely found an unique experience at the Exchange hotel because they have decorated rooms as models. We stayed at a room which was completely white and framed. For a soft touch they used textile patches as wall paper. The room was clean, but it's hard to keep an entirely white room white. The bed was nice and soft. A simple shower curtaim would be nice and more friendly for the house keeping.

We also had the opportunity to have a look in their 'masterpieces', to talk to a designer and to chill out at the next door cafe Stock.

I loved the creative and original atmosphere which I experienced during the whole stay and at all the spots.

  • Stayed January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Loved the design of the room. Thought it was a unique boutique style hotel at an affordable price. Couldn't have asked for a better location as everywhere is easily within walking distance and staff were friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed January 2014, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Thanx again for a lovely stay. Your bathroom was a 'wet room' with the shower water running all over the place which I found somewhat inconvenient. Perhaps a small border around the shower area would keep the rest of the area dry and more comfortable. Further I missed a small chair to sit on to watch television, especially with so many channels to watch. Other than that, it was a very pleasant stay, thank you

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Damrak 50, 1012 LL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Dam Square
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #92 of 344 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel The Exchange 3*
Number of rooms: 61
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel The Exchange is a hotel with a special love of fashion. The result: a hotel where architecture meets fashion. Hotel The Exchange has 62 rooms, ranging from 1 to 5 stars. Each room has been designed and dressed by graduates and alumni of the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI). The rooms are as diverse and inspiring as the neighbourhood the hotel lies in. ... more   less 
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