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Max Brown Hotel Canal District

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This boutique hotel is set in a series of small canal houses in the quieter area of Amsterdam. Herengracht is one of my favorite canals and the streets are littered with quaint cafes and unique quirky shops. There is definitely a charm to the area in general and you can see the bright yellow bench and well lit quirky interior... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel attracted by the boutique hotel style and pretty pictures. Money would have probably been spent better at a hotel chain, where you can expect certain standards. The reception area is indeed cute and perhaps the bigger rooms are more comfortable, but the smallest room really wasn't good value for money. The room was tiny and badly... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed recently for four nights (Mon-Fri) on our first trip to Amsterdam. We arrived at Centraal rail station and the hotel is no more than an easy five minute walk away, so no need for a cab. The location is perfect, within walking distaance to all of the main attractions, but tucked away at the top of a quiet... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just recently stayed for 2 night & couldn't have been happier with this hotel. Spotlessly clean , with friendly & helpful staff . Room was small but adequate & very pretty.Great location , just 10 mins walk from the railway station & within walking distance of all attractions.Was given an upgrade to a room overlooking the canal which was a... More 

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear April, Wow, what can we say to this except for: Thank you! Great to hear you had such a wonderful time staying with us! Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future :) Warm Regards, Nadine Simons Hotel Manager More 

Bury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, close to all attractions but quiet. Very friendly staff. Our room wasn't the biggest we've stayed in but was overlooking the canal which was lovely, and at the end of the day we went for sightseeing not sitting in our room. The room was very clean and serviced every day. Would definitely revisit this hotel as couldn't fault... More 

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear David, Great to read you had a good time staying with us and found our crew to be friendly! You are right some of our rooms are on the smaller/cosier side but then again you are situated in the nicest area of Amsterdam so best to spent it exploring :) Warm Regards, Nadine Simons More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent there 4 nights. Lovely, clean, small hotel, very friendly staff, good located. Unfortunaltely our room was very very small, for those price we expected something bigger. Breakfast was ok, but we would welcome some vegetable. Our room was situated opposite the lounge area (breakfast) so from 7 in the morning we could not sleep because throught the door... More 

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Valerie, Thank you for your stay and your constructive feedback here. We are glad to hear you found our hotel & crew to be lovely! We will take your feedback onboard for future reference. Warm Regards, Nadine Simons More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We returned yesterday after spending four nights in this fabulous hotel. The location is perfect and it took us less than ten minutes to walk from Centraal Station (we got the train from the airport €5 each as opposed to €50 in a taxi) The hotel is on a quiet street so no noise of a night but is close... More 

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Jeannette, Thank you so much for this detailed and positive review on your recent stay with us, it really makes our day to hear you had such a wonderful time! I will make sure to pass on your lovely comments to both our housekeeping and reception crew! We hope to welcome you back in the future! Cheers, Nadine Simons More 

Canberra
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a few nights and I found it to be central to where I wanted to visit. The staff are super friendly. The rooms are lovely and clean and have lovely toiletries. The lobby with its bar and food choices were awesome. Breakfast was great.

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Michelle G, It is so nice to hear your enjoyed your stay with us and a the little local items we have in our bar, we are super proud of them :) Thank you for your stay and lovely comments! Warm Regards, Nadine Simons More 

Vacaville, California
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and were completely satisfied. The hotel is located on a quiet canal but is less than a 10 minute walk to the central train station. The rooms were clean and the staff was very friendly and helpful. They gave great dinner recommendations and even made reservations for us. The steps up to the rooms... More 

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth, So happy to read your review, it makes our day to hear your had such a wonderful stay with us and were able to enjoy Amsterdam to the fullest! Thank you for your stay and hope to see you in Amsterdam again! Cheers, Nadine Simons More 

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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights in June 2016. Room was small and the 2 single beds I had requested were pushed together but no problem for us as we have been friends for years. room was at the top of the building and the staff helped us with the bags when we arrived. Bathroom was really well decorated but... More 

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Lynne C, On behalf of our entire crew a big thank you for your kind words here! We are delighted that our crew made such a positive difference in your stay with us :) We would hope to welcome you back in the future! Kind Regards, Nadine Simons More 

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Staying in Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

Neighborhood Profile
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Max Brown is situated in three monumental Amsterdam canal houses with an amazing 300-year old facade, at the corner of Amsterdam most famous canals, the Herengracht & the Brouwersgracht. You’re in Hipsterdam the moment you check-in when you pick up your key from the guy or girl behind the impressive bar. You can choose to go straight up to your cosy room or to take a seat at the living room bar. Or at one of the comfy tables, chairs and sofa to gather around with a drink and some delicious bar bites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Max Brown Hotel Canal District

Address: Herengracht 13 - 19, 1015 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly chic&basic Amsterdam)
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Price Range: $154 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Max Brown Hotel Canal District 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Chic And Basic Amsterdam
Chic & Basic Amsterdam Hotel Amsterdam
Chic Basic Hotel Amsterdam
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#116 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
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