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Nova Apartments Amsterdam
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Nicolaas Maesstraat 72, 1072 RC Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Museumplein)   |  
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Ranked #38 of 343 hotels in Amsterdam
London, United Kingdom
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“Great position for the fabulous museums”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Stayed in a 1st floor apartment here at end of January for 4 nights. Just 5 mins walk away from Van Gogh and Rijksmuseums. In lovely, elegant 19th century house in a collection of similar streets. #5 tram away from Central station and rest of Amsterdam Centrum. Highly recommended; a good calm, clean, attractive and quiet place to return in the evening; fully equipped (minus corkscrew!) for self catering if you want. Warm, comfortable, quiet and calm in a "nice" area- just what we wanted. (And were able to leave bags in sister Nova Hotel on leaving day, close to Central Station). And it means you can get an early start at the museums before hordes rush in!

Room Tip: Apartments are bigger and upstairs. We were on 1st floor- 2nd floor up winding staircase. We were at...
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  • Stayed January 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Great place to stay! Away from most of the central areas and very easy to commute into the centre from. Close to Museum Square (Museumplein) with the Van Gogh Museum, modern art Stedelijk museum, Concertgebouw and Rijksmuseum. There is also a nice deli on the corner and a supermarket close by at Museum Square. It is in a residential district and about 40 mins walk from central station - best to take a tram and get off at the Concertgebouw (Opera House).
The room was spacious and the bathroom was great. Be sure to bring an umbrella to Amsterdam!

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

The Nova Apartments was comfortable and clean. We stayed in a smaller room but it was set up well for our two night stay. The units have a refrigerator, stove and dishwasher and are well set up for self catering. The reason I only rated it a "3" is because there is no reception. You get buzzed in from someone sitting at their other location the Nova Hotel which is downtown. So if you want to ask some questions or get immediate assistance there is no one around

The location is very good with the Rijks Museum and Van Gogh Museum within three/four blocks, Leidseplein is within about seven blocks, and four blocks from Amsterdam's mini Fifth Avenue - P.C.Hooftstraat. The trams to Amsterdam Centraal stop two blocks away There are many good restaurants in the neighbourhood.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

After reading the reviews we were confident of our accommodation for our trip to Amsterdam. The staff were very helpful and the apartment was immaculate. The pod coffee machine was an lovely bonus after a hard days sight-seeing! We stayed on the second floor over-looking the street (which was very quiet, except for a few school children in the mornings). On the last day the hotel staff let us keep our luggage in the holding room in the main hotel building in the city centre, which help us greatly! The apartment was serviced everyday (hover, bed-making, dishes and towels)
Will definitely be visiting again!

Room Tip: Room on second floor on the front was quiet, no sounds from other guests. Just school children occas...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Nova Apartments Amsterdam

Address: Nicolaas Maesstraat 72, 1072 RC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Museumplein
Amenities:
Kitchenette Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#39 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#71 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Nova Apartments Amsterdam 3*
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