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Hotel Fita
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Jan Luykenstraat 37, 1071 CL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Museumplein)   |  
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“Our preferred hotel in AMS”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We are a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 toddlers) and we stop in Amsterdam twice every year for a couple of days each stay. Before we investigate any hotels, we always check with Hotel Fita first for availability, because they continue to welcome us so well each time. For a family with small children, the location can't be beat (right on Museumplein and two playgrounds around the corner). The rooms are large and spacious, breakfast is great, and the family always welcomes us warmly. Beds are large and very comfortable with soft linens and pillows.

  • Stayed August 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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This is a great little hotel.

Location, location, location: 25 mins from airport on the 197, a short stroll from the Rijksmuseum, a stones throw from the Van Gogh Museum and also 2 minutes from the 2 & 5 Tram (which will take you all the way through the busy shopping streets to Central Station).

Roel greeted us on arrival and outlined on a map; local places to eat (which were all very nice), sights to see and how to get around. At any time during our stay he was available with questions and a friendly greeting. Breakfast is also very tasty - try the pancakes.

I would highly recommend Hotel FITA for a break in Amsterdam and will stay again if I return.

Please note: the hotel is currently under slight renovations. This was explained by Roel at check-in and did not have any negative effect on our stay at all.

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This boutique hotel is a gem. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful, the rooms are spotless and the location is perfect. Amsterdam is such a small city that you can easily walk from one end to the other in 40 minutes so there is no reason not to stay here. Besides you are literally on top of the museums. Beds are comfortable and breakfast has lots of variety and is delicious. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed February 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

I stayed my first night at The Toren and for a 3€ price difference (for the same "level" room) between it & Hotel Fita I would hands down pick The Toren every time. Hotel Fita has nowhere to hang out unless you want to go downstairs to the eating room, there is no one ever at the front desk which I find completely frustrating, and the rooms are very plain, if not ugly. I would not stay here again, not even for the proximity to museums.

  • Stayed February 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights in February based on Tripadvisor reviews and were not disappointed. Roel, Maxime, and Keese were very helpful and accommodating. The room, #34 on the 2nd floor, was fine with a spacious and modern bathroom, and the location was great being 2 blocks form the #197 bus from the airport, plus in the museum and high end fashion store district.

The only drawback was loud talking at night in the north courtyard due to a youth hostel across the way and noise from the adjacent room, (but that is understandable for an older European hotel).

Will stay at the little Hotel Fita again!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 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 February 18, 2014

My first official trip to Amsterdam was great! Hotel Fita was apart of this greatness I experienced while visiting this vibrant city. The location is prime! This hotel is located a block away form the Van Gogh Museum/Rijksmuseum. Within 7 min walk of the Hardrock Cafe and many other parks and museums. Great staff, very generous and knowledgeable on the close attractions. Room was nice and clean with everything we needed for our stay. The breakfast was great with specially made dutch pancake! We only stayed one night but it was well worth the price and I will be booking with Hotel Fita again.

  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

A trip to a very cold and wet Amsterdam was made so much better by the warm welcome and friendlyness of the young staff at this small hotel. Our room, booked last minute, was small but very comfortable and the breakfast and 'trust' bar were both excellent. The location of this hotel for Mueum lovers or fashionistas could not be better and a short walk or tram ride gets you everywhere else. I hesitate to recommend this hotel too highly as we are looking forward to another stay there soon and don't want to find it booked up!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Additional Information about Hotel Fita

Address: Jan Luykenstraat 37, 1071 CL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Museumplein
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#12 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#17 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Fita 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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