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Dikker & Thijs Fenice Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Prinsengracht 444, 1017 KE Amsterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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Ranked #87 of 350 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Augusta, Georgia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Great location and hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Nice hotel on the edge of the canal ring so it's pretty close to everything. We were able to walk just about anywhere in the canal ring and dam square within 20 minutes. There is a tram stop about one block away so that's also an option if you don't want to walk. Staff were friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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Agnetha t, Marketing / Sales Department at Dikker & Thijs Fenice Hotel, responded to this review, October 23, 2013
Dear Sean, thank you for your positive review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our hotel. We hope we may welcome you soon at our hotel again. Kind regards, Agnetha ten Hove | Dikker & Thijs Fenice Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This is my 12th times in the city and this was the gretest accommodation.
The stuff is great!
I was suppressed to see the size of the room. The view was just wonderful
And the location…is nothing less than perfect.

  • Stayed October 2013, 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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Agnetha t, Marketing / Sales Department at Dikker & Thijs Fenice Hotel, responded to this review, October 23, 2013
Dear Rotem, Thank you for your wonderful review. It is good to hear you enjoyed Amsterdam and your stay with us. We hope we may welcome you at our hotel again for your 13th visit to Amsterdam. Kind regards, Agnetha ten Hove | Dikker & Thijs Fenice Hotel
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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

A very nice hotel, I stayed in the 4 floor - in a big & clean room with a beautiful view. An excellent location - close to all you need at day tima & night time (5 - 20 minutes wolking from everywhere)


  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Agnetha t, Marketing / Sales Department at Dikker & Thijs Fenice Hotel, responded to this review, October 17, 2013
Dear Naama, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your room and beautiful view. We hope we may welcome you to Amsterdam very soon again. Kind regards, Agnetha ten Hove | Dikker & Thijs Fenice Hotel
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Wayzata, Minnesota
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Lovely hotel on the Prinsengracht. We had a Superior room with a canal view and balcony on the 5th floor. It was spacious, had a lot of natural light and a good cooling system. We were able to walk to the Anne Frank house, Flower market on Singel, get a Lovers Canal cruise at the Leidesplein, and walk to the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum from this hotel. We took the Fyra train from AMS Schiphol Airport to AMS Centraal train station and then bought a GVB chipcard and you can take tram # 1 or 2 to the Leidesplein stop. It is only a 2 block walk to the hotel from the Leidesplein. To get oriented when you get off the tram look for the corner with the New York Steakhouse and the Randstadt store. Walk down that street past the Starbucks, McDonalds and the hotel is on the left corner across from a bakery.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

Was an easy walk into Amsterdam and to the Rijksmuseum.
We had a Comfortable bed and large room in quiet part of the hotel. Was close to lots of places to eat or drink. Friendly staff at the reception area.

Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Could not get into my usual hotel, Banks Mansion, on this trip but the D&T is a good alternative and not far away. Room was a little soul less but we weren't there for long so didn't matter. Breakfast was ok, no complaints, staff nice.
Beware of city tax on check out if you are not used to it here.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The hotel couldn't be better placed than the Dikker and Thijs Fenice Hotel. Out of the door and you nearly fall into the Prinsengracht, one of the most beautiful of the three major canals. The Leidsestraat is the busy if not hectic street which makes the intersection. There are plenty of snack bars in that street, which is convenient but for the noise and activity of the clientele.
If you have one of the rooms on the front of the hotel, be prepared for the surprise of the rumble of trams passing. I don't even notice them anymore!
There are plenty of rooms set back which are very very quiet. And even bigger!
If you drive to Amsterdam, park at the Olympian Stadium 6€ for 24hours and a free tram ride into town. The Prinsengracht stop is right in front of the hotel door, or equally from the central station a direct line.
The hotel staff are delightful and charming. The rooms tend to be large, comfortable with very nice bathrooms.. the penthouse is a real pleasure.
The ambiance is very warm and pleasant and makes a change from the endless "business" hotels one stays in.
Breakfast is nice, not really special but that seems to be how the Dutch like their breakfasts!!
Bearing in mind how expensive hotels are in Amsterdam, I have often got very good rates at the D&T.
I continue to stop by there regularly and thoroughly recommend it.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Additional Information about Dikker & Thijs Fenice Hotel

Address: Prinsengracht 444, 1017 KE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#52 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#54 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#61 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#87 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Dikker & Thijs Fenice Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tucked behind a historical facade right along the Prinsengracht, the Dikker & Thijs Fenice Hotel provides you an exclusive gateway to discover Amsterdam. The Hotel is located in the heart of the canal district that was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.Most of the comfortable, spacious and stylish rooms offer a beautiful view over the canal. Within walking distance are located: the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum and the Anne Frank Huis. Also in the neighborhood: the Concertgebouw, theatres, cinemas, the Heineken Brewery, the Diamond Centre, starting points of Canal Cruises and the main shopping streets. The Spiegelkwartier starts 100 meters from the hotel and this historical neighborhood offers over seventy specialized shops with a wide variety of art and antiques. On the Leidseplein (only 50 meters away) numerous restaurants and cafes can be found. ... more   less 
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