We took a three-night stay in a double room at this excellent hotel in late January 2006 and found it to be totally different to the three reviews already posted.
It was very good value for money, adjacent to the No. 2 tram route which gets you to and from the centre of Amsterdam briskly, cheaply and safely. In fact, so conveniently was it situated that we never actually took the tram to the city centre in the mornings, but only used it for travelling back at night!
Travellers who must have a lift/elevator should perhaps not go there if using a minimal amount of effort is a problem, although we had to climb two sets of stairs to our room and only found the turn at the top of the second flight of stairs a bit of a challenge with narrow steps, but overseas visitors might like to consider that the traditional narrow but tall configuration of Dutch buildings makes this necessary. The able-bodied should NOT find it a challenge.
The bed was fine, as was the cleanliness of the room, the bathroom, and the breakfast area. The proprietors were friendly, and we shall certainly be going back there again, not least because the standard of clientele (at least when we were there) meant that there was no noise during the night, which is worth a lot!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Wilhelmina is a pleasant and charming, Superior 3 Star Hotel. Most of our large comfortable rooms have Private Facilities - Shower & Toilet, Colour Cable TV, Direct Dial Telephone,Hair dryer,Tea / Coffee facilities. Hotel is centrally located within walking distance (12-15 minutes) of main Museums, Concert Hall & the Vondelpark and near the RAI Exhibition Centre, World Trade & Fashion Centre. Plenty of Cafes and Restuarants nearby. The efficient management, inspired by great hospitality, will do all to enhance the pleasure and comfort of your stay. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Wilhelmina Hotel Amsterdam