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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

This was a small hotel hidden in the red light district of Amsterdam. I thoroughly enjoy the stay there. Owners are very accommodating and suite was large and beautifully decorated. Would stay again next time I'm here in Amsterdam!

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Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Excellent location right in the heart of Amsterdam's Red Light District so you're breathing the atmosphere & staff were friendly. May I add this is the only European Hotel to take my luggage to my room. However... Upon arriving in the evening on a 25 Degree Day the room has been provided with a fan to draw outside air into...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 19, 2016

This was a fantastic stay. It is a smoke friendly hotel, with excellent, amazingly friendly staff. You get a sense that everyone who works there is happy, and they cannot do enough for you! I see why it was 2016 travellers choice in 2016, and will definitely stay here again. It was both my brothers' first time in Amsterdam, and...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Clean rooms, comfortable beds and a European breakfast included. Can be a little noisy due to the central court yard and no air conditioning. Only one room includes a bathroom, the rest share one on the floor or above or below it. Extremely friendly staff, and location could not be more central.

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Vietnam
Reviewed July 14, 2016

This is the perfect budget hotel in the area. Clean, friendly and relatively well priced. The service was excellent, as were the owners jokes. Breakfast was basic, but included in the price, varied and delicious. I'd stay here again.

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Reviewed July 14, 2016

Hotel is ideally situated, the rooms are clean and comfortable. The breafast is superb , served in an ecclectic lobby allowing you to interact with other guests. I would highly recommend this place to others. Would definitely stay here again. Ken M

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed July 13, 2016

The Anco is a fascinating place. It's in the Red Light District, and I stayed there twice about 10 years ago. Nice rooms, completely gay clientele and a relaxed atmosphere. It has since been renovated and I haven't stayed there because they had nothing available when I was there, so I stayed at the Citadel.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Very neat, clean and (especially for Amsterdam) big rooms! Exactly like on the photos. Great guys!!! Incredibly welcoming and helpful! Thank you Karl, Josef and Feliciano. When I come back to Amsterdam I will definitely come to your place again! You spoilt me, wouldn't like it in any other hotel. Thank you for all the help and a very special...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for the first time and loved it. It might be compact and even a bit worn at the edges but this is made up for by the warmest welcome I have ever had at a hotel. The location is spot on being within 5 minutes all city centre locations . The price for where it is is such...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed June 16, 2016

I wanted an inexpensive downtown hotel for two nights prior to a cruise. There are many downtown choices in Amsterdam, but as you would expect, they are expensive, typically in the 200-350 euro a night range. The Anco is a small, in fact tiny, hotel on the edge of the Red Light district overlooking a well travelled canal. Rooms there...

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Anco Hotel

Address: O.Z.Voorburgwal 55, 1012 EJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Price Range: $46 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Anco Hotel Amsterdam
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Amsterdam
#40 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
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“Rooms at the back would be quieter”
StalybridgeTony, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with view a bit noisy, better a room to the back side if you don't care the view, but rather need more quietness.”
SergioAdviser, Oct 10, 2016 | Read review
“"Bunkroom" is great for 4 friends that are comfortable with each other changing clothes & getting ready to go out for the evening.”
692alleng, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
“Basement room has a smoking area next to it.”
elliebelli8, Sep 19, 2016 | Read review
“Stairs are steep, and there is no elevator, so consider that in requesting your room.”
gtaylorpdx, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
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