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“Friendly spot in a big city” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Boutique Hotel View
Ranked #68 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
richmond
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54 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Friendly spot in a big city”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013

Very friendly and homely small hotel located near to Leidseplein and within walking distance of Rijksmuseum and van Gogh museum. Plenty of bars and restaurants nearby (try the Blauwe Hollander for authentic Dutch food). Bus 197 to/from Schiphol airport is very handy (just round the corner outside the American Hotel). Our room was a bit small; you may be better requesting a larger room if space is important to you. Enjoyed the breakfast for an extra 10 euros (you are unlikely to get anything better away from the hotel).

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

This is THE WORST hotel i`ve stayed in ; i stayed in the 3 floor but there was NO ESCAPE ROUTE ine case of fire, NO fire extinguisher once that is required by law.,very small room, poor breakfast. find something else, NEVER here again.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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California
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2013

The plusses - The staff at the hotel are incredibly genuine and friendly. Two of the mornings I stayed there I got to hear the ladies sing along with the radio and one morning I got to hear one of them practice her ukulele. Adorable. As others have mentioned, the pancakes (especially the apple ones) are very good and the location of the hotel is ideal for visitors. I like the human feeling of the place and would definitely stay there again.

That said, please understand that the room was so so - Although perfectly comfortable, the regular rooms are rather basic. The sheets and pillows were clean but need replacing, the carpet needed some vacuuming, the wifi is super slow, and the room pretty much feels like a dorm room. My friend stayed in a slightly nicer room, but still nothing to write home about.

Room Tip: The higher up the better. But be prepared for steep,narrow steps.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank koberikku
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Portland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2013

This is one of the best small hotels that I've stayed in in Europe. It is right around the corner from the bus to/from the airport for 4 euros. It is in a lively neighborhood with theaters, bars, restaurants and shopping but doesn't feel too touristy. I did have the best room, a triple on the second floor with a little balcony and views of the canal. Breakfast was absolutely incredible and served with such friendliness and care. Everything was fresh and amazing for only 10 euro. I paid 17 euro for a breakfast that was terrible earlier in the week at a higher level hotel. Snacks, drinks, coffee always available to purchase at the front desk. The staff gave us super great advice on where to eat with locals.

Room Tip: advise a triple if you can afford it room 203
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Eliot W
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Glasgow
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57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2013

What an excellent little hotel. All the staff are incredibly friendly and could not be more helpful. The location is brilliant - and only a €4 bus ride from the airport. Breakfast is excellent, make sure you sample the pancakes. Nothing was a problem, and their recommendations for evening dining were brilliant. Amsterdam is such a friendly city, we were so impressed

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank TravellerMo11
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North Wales
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121 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013

Nice little boutique style hotel within easy reach of a number of the sights. The staff were very friendly and charming and were able to suggest some interesting and good local eateries. We didn't eat at the hotel so can't comment but we saw other diners eating and their breakfasts looked appetising. There are also two very welcoming and friendly cats in residence (staff of course).
Our view from our room wasn't great, but we weren't in Amsterdam to stay in our room. The room itself, one of the upgrades, was very spacious, clean and comfortable. The bathroom was a little on the small side and some of the spare space in the room itself could have been lost and given over to the bathroom.
My wife and I were using Amsterdam as a base to travel to other cities so the hotel could have been a little closer to the station for our purposes, but if you are staying in Amsterdam to see Amsterdam this is a good location.
Word of warning for those of limited mobility - this is Amsterdam, therefore the buildings are narrow and so are the stairs which are also steep. If this is an issue you will have to find either a super expensive deluxe hotel or a bland international chain which may have a lift.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Gingerpumpkin
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

Our first taste of Amsterdam and definitely not the last. The Boutique was clean friendly & comfortable , the staff were lovely and the choices at breakfast were plentiful , the resident cats were a homely welcome too !❤️ We would definitely stay again as it very central. We didn't have a view in our room but we saw enough on the river tour. Bathroom was tiny, with a loo in the shower - bit bizarre.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Boutique Hotel View
Address: Leidsekade 77, 1017 PM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #68 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Boutique Hotel View 2*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Boutique Hotel View is a boutique hotel with contemporary styling that is wonderfully nestled within an historic Amsterdam canal house. From the hotel you have a stunning view of the beautiful canals of Amsterdam. The Boutique Hotel View is designed around our guests. It is in the cultural heart of the city, on the Leidsekade. ... more   less 
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