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Nicolaas Witsen Hotel
Ranked #148 of 367 Hotels in Amsterdam
Dundee, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Good hotel away from the crowds”
Reviewed April 4, 2014

Nice relaxed hotel in a good area with easy access to city centre and De Pijp area. 5 minutes walk from Heiniken brewery and 10/ 15 into centre with good tram service also. Good breakfast and rooms were clean and well serviced. We would stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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Reviewed March 27, 2014

The staff was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were tidy and clean and there was even tea/coffee en suite. Breakfast was very good. If there was something missing, it was made available within short time. The hotel was perfectly located for us. There were several tram stations/lines just around the corner which made it easy for us to reach the city center, the central station and also the Museumsplein. Heineken Experience, Van Gogh museum, Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum, Albert Cuyp Market and the Canal Bus could be easily reached even by foot within a quarter of an hour but also by tram.

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Niterói, Rio de Janeiro
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2014

Eu e minha família chegamos no Nicolaas Witsen "no susto", porque tivemos um problema com o outro hotel. Mesmo assim, foi uma grata surpresa, porque os atendentes eram simpáticos e supersolícitos, entendendo nossa situação e permitindo que fizéssemos o check-in ainda de manhã, já que havia quartos disponíveis. O hotel é bem localizado, perto de duas estações de bonde, que conecta os hóspedes a toda a cidade. É perto apenas da Heineken Experience e da Albert Cuypmarkt, mas sua localização central permite que não seja demorado chegar a qualquer outra atração de Amsterdã. O café da manhã é simples, mas bem gostoso. No balcão, é possível comprar o passeio de barco pelos canais com desconto. Recomendo bastante.

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My family and I arrived at Nicolaas Witsen "in fright" because we had a problem with another hotel. Still, it was a pleasant surprise, because the attendants were friendly and solicitous, understanding our situation and allowing us to check-in yet in the morning, as there were rooms available. The hotel is well located, close to two tram stations, which connects guests to the entire city. It is only near the Heineken Experience and the Albert Cuypmarkt, but its central location makes it quick to get to any other attraction in Amsterdam. The breakfast is simple but very tasty. At the counter, you can buy the Canal Cruise with discount. I highly recommend.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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Redondo, Portugal
1 review
Reviewed March 15, 2014

fantastic hotel with very kindly and helpfull staff.
breakfast was good with good coffee and tea!
Very good location, very quiet and the beds are excellent! Like to come again!!
Thanks for a very nice stay.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2014

Had a bit of a boutique pub feel without really having a pub. Decor had a bright fresh feel to it. Was a short walk from the tram and in a reasonably quiet side street.

A quaint lift is appreciated in lieu of lugging bags upstairs. Our room wasn't overly big but as we were out all day sight seeing, wasn't a problem.

Staff were friendly and helpful and the breakfast good.

Would happily recommend as somewhere good to stay for a reasonable price.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights. The hotel Was nice, not too far from the city centre. The rooms were nice end clean, a little bit small but no problem really. Breakfast was included and was decent. Also the staff members were all very friendly and helpful. Would stay again

Stayed February 2014
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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2014

Nice hotel out of the centre but ideal if you want to travel around
Room was small but very clean, as was the whole hotel.
Staff were friendly and good breakfast with plenty if choice for us, and great coffee.
Would recommend based in the above and very good value for money.

  • Stayed February 2014
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Additional Information about Nicolaas Witsen Hotel

Property: Nicolaas Witsen Hotel
Address: Nicolaas Witsenstraat 4-8, 1017 ZH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#64 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#75 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#77 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Nicolaas Witsen Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Nicolaas Witsen is a recently renovated hotel in a quiet street in the city centre of Amsterdam. Most of Amsterdam attractions/ sightseeings are within walking distance from our hotel. All rooms and public area's have free WiFi.We are ready to welcome you and promise you a wonderfull stay! ... more   less 
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