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“A Fair Weather Stay Only.” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Aalders
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Jan Luijkenstraat 13-15, 1071 CJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Museumplein)   |  
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Ranked #47 of 350 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 69 cities Reviews in 69 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“A Fair Weather Stay Only.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The hotel was very clean and in great location to visit Amsterdam's rich museums. The staff was disinterested at check in but I guess it is hard to greet guests. There is no A/C which could be a problem during a warm spell - room did have small oscillating fan with "Alaska" on front so in theory it must blow cooler air. The breakfast was satisfying.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Lovely old completely modernized hotel, nice spacious rooms, fairly priced and a great location near the major museums. Transportation a block and a half away, within walking distance of several restaurants, a very helpful and accommodating staff who made all sorts of calls and reservations for us. Breakfast room was very pleasant and breakfast was fine.
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We enjoyed the Hotel Aalders during our two nights/three days in Amsterdam with two other couples from the U.S. The location was great for us-- on a quiet street but very close to the major art museums and just over a block from the tram stop. The staff was extremely helpful.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This hotel is very near museums : Van Gogh, Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk museum. Hotel very calm and comfortable. Some restaurants not very far from the hotel. The staff was very Nice and always helpful. Bathroom is Ok. Breakfast very nice and coffee excellent

Room Tip: We stayed 4 nights.There are triple rooms with possibility for a 4th person
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  • Stayed June 2014, 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 June 5, 2014

Excellent staff and localization.
Honest breakfast.
Calm street.
Very near the museumpleinand vondelpark...
Bus and tram stops at the corner...
5 minutes walking from the leideseinplein...
Excellent choice!

  • Stayed May 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The service from the reception was excellent and the had answer to every question that vi had. the cleaning of the room was very good.
We liked the room which was big enough for 2 adults and 2 teenagers and the bathroom was ok. The Breakfast was nice and quiet.
The hotel is situated in a very calm street and it is easy to reach the center of Amsterdam by foot or take the tram in the next street.
What I liked the most was the quiet atmosphere and the least that there was not quite enough space around the tables in the breakfastroom.

Room Tip: High up has the possibility to let the window open all day and night as the room has no A/C
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We received a very warm welcome and the staff were keen to offer helpful advice. Hotel was very clean and comfortable with good sized rooms and a beautiful breakfast room. Great location, very close to museums and a couple of minutes walk to the tram stops. This was most convenient as we were able to use the trams to drop off our luggage on arrival and to collect it before returning to the station. The rest of the time we enjoyed being near enough to walk around the city sights.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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 Aalders

Address: Jan Luijkenstraat 13-15, 1071 CJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Museumplein
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#32 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#36 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#48 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Aalders 3*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Owned and run by three generations of the Aalders Family since 1955, the Hotel Aalders is a charming establishment with a 3 star rating, located on a quiet, residential street. Ideally situated in the cultural centre of Amsterdam, the comfort and hospitality of Hotel Aalders can be found just a few minutes from the Van Gogh or Rijksmuseum and the astonishing historic city centre. We are delighted to welcome you and will make sure that you enjoy your stay and feel at home. See you soon! ... more   less 
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