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Nicolaas Witsen Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Nicolaas Witsenstraat 4-8, 1017 ZH Amsterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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Ranked #70 of 345 Hotels in Amsterdam
Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Good value for money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Had a bit of a boutique pub feel without really having a pub. Decor had a bright fresh feel to it. Was a short walk from the tram and in a reasonably quiet side street.

A quaint lift is appreciated in lieu of lugging bags upstairs. Our room wasn't overly big but as we were out all day sight seeing, wasn't a problem.

Staff were friendly and helpful and the breakfast good.

Would happily recommend as somewhere good to stay for a reasonable price.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Rating summary
  • 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights. The hotel Was nice, not too far from the city centre. The rooms were nice end clean, a little bit small but no problem really. Breakfast was included and was decent. Also the staff members were all very friendly and helpful. Would stay again

Stayed February 2014
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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Nice hotel out of the centre but ideal if you want to travel around
Room was small but very clean, as was the whole hotel.
Staff were friendly and good breakfast with plenty if choice for us, and great coffee.
Would recommend based in the above and very good value for money.

  • Stayed February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Located 5 minutes by Tram from Central Station, this wonderful hotel is very close to the heart of life in Amsterdam, yet tucked quietly along a side street so you can get a good nights rest in between your busy days.
Very comfortable beds, spotlessly clean and with a superb team of staff who were very friendly, helpful, polite and courteous. Nothing was too much trouble.
A solid breakfast and if you come in late, the bar can help with a nightcap or two.
Having stayed in Amsterdam many times over the years, this really has it all at a price that makes you wonder how they do it.
Quite simply, a wonderful stay. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: Rooms were cozy, but have the option to open windows (unlike many) to cool down if you require.
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  • 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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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Nice, clean and comfy twin room. No safebox in bedroom as mentioned on expedia website.Breakfast is average, no variety. You have to pay for parking at the meter on the street in front of the hotel, however, parking is limited we got lucky to find 1 spot available. Great location, 10 to 15 min walk till you get to lively area of Amsterdam.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Oslo, Norway
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Stayed four nights at Nicolaas Witsen Hotel in a singel room. The room was very small, but otherwise ok. The breakfast was average. The staff was friendley and I really appreciated the location. It is central, but still in a quite area. If I will return? Maybe...

Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Nicolaas Witsen Hotel

Address: Nicolaas Witsenstraat 4-8, 1017 ZH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#80 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#98 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Nicolaas Witsen Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Nicolaas Witsen is a recently renovated hotel in a quiet street in the city centre of Amsterdam. Most of Amsterdam attractions/ sightseeings are within walking distance from our hotel. All rooms and public area's have free WiFi.We are ready to welcome you and promise you a wonderfull stay! ... more   less 
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