This is a nice hotel located in a great section of Amsterdam. The Anne Frank house is located about a block away and you can walk to all the city attractions or public transportation is a couple of block away. There are a number of nice restaurants in the area within walking distance. The ladies at the front desk were very helpful in recommending places to eat and gave honest opinions of the food and locale. We stayed in a deluxe canal view room in the second building, which was huge by European standards; bathroom was average size. Upon checking into our room we were treated to fresh strawberries and chocolates, a delicious welcome. The decor is darker bold colors (our room was deep purple, black and red). We enjoyed our stay and would recommend the hotel to other guests.
My one recommendation would be to tell guests the services they provide. I just read another review about bike rentals, we were trying to rent bikes and didn't realize we could have done this through the hotel.
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- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience. Whoever wants to be treated to a unique and memorable stay in Amsterdam should stay at The Toren. The hotel's elegantly designed interior and warm welcome, combined with the beautiful surroundings of Amsterdam's central canal area create a special atmosphere and a safe haven for you to completely relax. The hotel has been designed with your pleasure in mind! Worldwide tourists and business travelers familiar with the hotel will discover it afresh. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Toren - Hampshire Classic Hotel Amsterdam
- Toren Hotel Amsterdam
- Toren Amsterdam