As far as budget hotels go, this is about as good as you'll get in Amsterdam. Pax is a two minute walk from the Dam Square on one direction, and the Anne Frank Huis and nearest canal bus stops are the same distance in the opposite direction. The hotel is quite cheap but unlike a lot of cheap hotels it has lovely decor and is very clean. The room we stayed in wasn't exactly spacious but it did have a balcony - very good for people watching - and a large shower room.
Breakfast is not included but Sara's Pancakes, Jennifer's Croissanterie and Bagels and Beans, all on the same road as Pax, offer wide selections of cheap breakfast dishes.
All in all, we didn't spend much time at the hotel but found it easy to get to from anywhere in town, easy to get into since we were given out own key, and generally very pleasant to sleep in. There's very little noise from the street below and my only complaint is that for the below-zero temperatures we experienced the single fleece blanket we were provided with was somewhat insufficient!
Stay in pax if you are in Amsterdam to explore on a budget, for sure.
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- Also Known As:
- Pax Hotel Amsterdam
- Hotel Pax Amsterdam