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The Toren
Ranked #1 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Sydney, Australia
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67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“What a find!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We arrived home from our month long holiday to find an email from the owners of this wonderful holiday, thanking us for staying at their hotel. Somehow we were not surprised as from the time you enter this lovely hotel, the staff are amazing, the best we've ever encountered in many years of travelling. We had a lovely spa suite looking on to a garden in the heart of downtown Amsterdam. Just 10 minutes casual walk from Dam Square and on a major canal, this hotel is perfect for a city stay. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff. the rooms are very comfortable with even an expresso coffee machine, the breakfast is very good and it was always a delight to return to after a day of sightseeing.We will definitely only stay here when we return to Amsterdam.

Room Tip: We had room #6.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Basel, Minusio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful boutique hotel away from noise but on the edge of the Jordaan. Sunny helpful people everywhere. Great bar - and big smile bartender, excellent breakfast buffet and cool rooms with canal view. What a find!

Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Wow!
Where do I begin, this is by far one of the best hotels my wife and I have ever stayed in.
From the moment I booked The Toren and the service I received from the team replying to my endless emails about what to do and directions and arranging a few surprises for my wife (it was for her birthday), to the moment we arrived I have nothing but praise for each and everyone of the team.
We had a beautiful room overlooking the canal , also had a jacuzzi , which was very nice after a long day exploring Amsterdam.
Nothing was too much trouble , even to the point in the bar when I asked for a cocktail that was not on the list the bartender went online and found out how to make it, tasted perfect.
The breakfast was very nice also,
The location is perfect if you like a very nice area and bars and not too far from the busyness of Amsterdam.
Nice and quiet area ,
If you want to stay at a very special hotel then look no further, choose The Toren
Will we be back , you better believe it
Thanks again to everyone at The Toren for making our stay perfect
Mark and Wenda Robinson .

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank drbaldy
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UK
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31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

This was our second visit to the Toren and was even better than our first. The staff are wonderful, attention to detail is fantastic. Rooms are spotless and having amazing views directly on the canal. Breakfast is superb, looking forward to another visit soon.

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Louiseguk
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Espoo, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Located in a good part of the city. Excellent attitude and service by the staff. One of the best beds. I definately liked the interiour style of our jnr suite ( we're upgraded by The Toren from deluxe). Our room had a small private spa in it. We loved it! This stands out from the other luxury hotels. This was very good value for the money.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Janne J
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I booked this hotel after reading good reviews on Tripadvisor but was still pleasantly surprised by just HOW good it was. The location cannot be beaten - in a wonderful district and right at the side of the canal. We had two rooms, a superior double and a junior suite, both of which were superb. Luxurious fabrics, red, gold and black, and nothing worn or tired. The Superior Double had a whirlpool bath in the bedroom and the Junior Suite even had a garden! The bar was really opulent and comfortable and this is where breakfast was served. There was a really good choice to cater for all tastes and the staff constantly topped everything up. All the staff were friendly and courteous and the reception staff in particular were extremely helpful, giving directions and booking restaurants. We stayed for three nights and on each night had dinner in restaurants recommended by the hotel. They went to a lot of trouble to establish what kind of restaurant we would like and all three meals were fantastic! I assumed this meant the standard must be very high in Amsterdam generally but have been assured by friends since my return that Amsterdam does have bad restaurants too! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this hotel and its staff to anyone.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank monicadrew
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The staff at this hotel are spectacular and go out of their way to make guests feel comfortable. I arrived very early in the morning after having stayed at an awful place in Amsterdam and the hotel management at The Toren not only made sure that I got my room right away eventhough check in wasn't until 2/3pm - but they also provided me with complimentary breakfast to help start off the morning right! The hotel is also located close to some amazing local pubs!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank A H
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Property: The Toren
Address: Keizersgracht 164, 1015 CZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#1 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#3 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#4 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Toren 4*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Allow the Toren Hotel to charm you with an unforgettable, unique and memorable experience in Amsterdam. The Toren offers an elegantly designed interior and a warm welcome; this combined with the beautiful surroundings of Amsterdam's central canal area creates a special atmosphere and a safe haven for guests to completely relax. The hotel has been designed with your pleasure in mind! Worldwide tourists and business travelers familiar with the hotel will discover it afresh. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
The Toren - Hampshire Classic Hotel Amsterdam
Toren Hotel Amsterdam
Toren Amsterdam

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