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“Wouldn't stay anywhere else in Amsterdam.” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Fita
Ranked #12 of 364 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Croydon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Wouldn't stay anywhere else in Amsterdam.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

It's great to be so close to the Museums and the galleries (you can almost see the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh museum from the hotel), to the shops and the canals, but what really sets this hotel apart is the hospitality and enthusiasm of the staff and the genuine feel of homeliness. Nothing was too much trouble for the them, whether it be advising us on where to go and what to see, or the special Dutch pancakes specially made to order at breakfast, which was already full and varied . They also sent us to a local seafood restaurant which served the best fish I have had in years. The rooms, though not large, are beautifully clean. All of Old Amsterdam is walkable from this hotel but is set in a very peaceful and charming area away from the traffic, where even the youngest kids play in the street.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank JeffB169
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I just spent 4 nights at the wonderful Hotel Fita and would highly recommend it. As a single traveler, I felt very safe. The location could not be beat - literally around the corner from the Van Gogh and Rijksmuseum and a short block to the tram (#2 and #5) which took me everywhere I needed to go. Be sure to take advantage of buying tickets at the hotel for both of the above-mentioned hotels - it will save you a great deal of time by not having to wait in lines. My room (#24) was HUGE - the only downside for others might be the fact is right above the playground for pre-school children and could be noisy. But, I did not find this to be a problem. The staff was absolutely incredible, taking time to answer all of my questions, recommending restaurants, canal cruises, etc. The breakfast was great and the pancakes are not to be believed!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
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New Jersey bon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Just spent 3 nights at Hotel Fita and loved how close it was to the museums. It is in an upscale part of town that has nice restaurants, close to the park and all transportation. Roel and staff could not have been nicer and more helpful. Breakfast was fresh and pancakes were delicious. On Roel's suggestion, we took the 197 bus from the airport for 4 Euros each and it brought us down the block from the hotel- super easy.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I spent 3 nights at Hotel Fita. I had a single room which was small, but it had everything I could need and was clean and quiet. The hotel has a great breakfast included. It is also situated very close to the Rijksmuseum and Leidesplein. But most importantly, the staff at Hotel Fita were outstanding, very nice and helpful. I would stay there again in a heartbeat.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
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Fanwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I'm a single gal who wanted someplace safe, well located, and nice. Without breaking the bank.
The room was tiny. So what? The location is top notch, and the staff could not be nicer.
Stay here, go with 26 (nice terrace) and enjoy the first class breakfast.

Room Tip: Ask for 26 or similar with big windows, and the terrace.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Hotel Fita is in a great location, practically right beside the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum and within easy walk of the rest of the city of Amsterdam. There is a fantastic bus that goes to the Schipol, that leaves less than 5 minutes walk away.
The staff were incredibly friendly and hospitable. We were quite late reaching the hotel and got a great reception upon arrival. Also any recommendations we received from the staff were fantastic, as well as a run through of the map of Amsterdam to help get us sorted.
Breakfast was great - the pancakes were unmissable!

Room Tip: Avoid downstairs room - can hear noise from street level
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Ohio, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I stayed for 4 days in this hotel and i have to say that is very good! the Staff is very professional and the room very clean. It is perfectly located, and the fodd is very nice! I would definitely go back!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Property: Hotel Fita
Address: Jan Luijkenstraat 37, 1071 CL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier) , Museumplein
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#14 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#29 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#30 Best Value Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Fita 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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