- Reviews: 583
Courtyard by Marriott: Lovely Hotel Outside Amsterdam(Still Mins to City)
The place is located in a previously reclaimed part of a huge lake so the views are wonderful here! It is also part of an Events Centre- Claus Hotels & Event centre with Bowling, Bistro, Diner 50's Style, Events Centre, Beachhouse, Gym, etc.
If you like to stay in something more peaceful with plenty of greenery to escape the chaos that is in the city of Amsterdam, this place is highly recommended. just as long as you are not too fussy with your dining options as we experienced!
The room service wasn't up to the five star standard as classified for this place. Whenever we tried ordering room service, the restaurant was close (even on a Saturday night!) so we were just allowed to order snacks like pizzas and burgers. The food is good though so no complaints about them! We wished there were more dishes on offer so we could have enjoyed ourselves more!
Near to transport, airport, park and lake, walking tracks, biking trails, etc. Nice facilities- modern, clean and always seem to be quiet! the only time we see people are during the buffet brekky. Otherwise we seldom hear any noise , as if the place is deserrted!
- Reviews: 1
Apartment City center: Apartments Talia
I was looking for a nice not expansive holiday apartment in Amsterdam for a few days and I found a great women (Talia) that help us to find a great place near the Dam square in Amsterdam. You can visit the web site to view some of the options to rent but after you contact Talia she will really going to help you to find the best apartment for your vacation in amsterdam.
The bathroom has a shower bathtub, toilet, Iron, hairdryer ,Television, CD player,Wireless
- Reviews: 113
Bed & Net: Spacious guesthouse
Bed and Net is a 3/4 floor guesthouse with independent apartments.. It costs about 90-100 euro a night. The place is a short walk from Keizersgracht tram stop which is about 5-10 minutes from Central Station on tram 4(among others). The place faces a canal and has good views on a sunny day. We were at the basement apartment which was ok but smelled funny due to the two pets in the house.. one fatty cat and one meek small puppy.
The cat unfortunately liked to rest in our bathroom which made us a bit uncomfortable specially my wife who is not too fond of pets and specially dislikes cats.
anyway, the apartment also had a small kitchenette.. the apartment had two large sofas which opened to small beds besides a large low floor wooden table with moving bearings at the bottom.. the apartment also had pc with net connection.
the bath was decent(barring the smell of Pedigree pet food)..
Plus the blinds of the basement apartment did not totally shut out someone if ever there was a peeping tom on the small street right outside. Considering that we were not getting any place in last week booking in Amsterdam for two ppl with private ensuite(most hostels and budget hotels required atleast 3-4 days booking at a stretch and we had two nights in Amsterdam) so it was a relief and I think decent value of money. The place was a bit far from the place of action but still not like too far.
Reaching was an issue as number plates in Amsterdam is a bit confusing with a system of odd and even numbers on different sides of the street. It took us around half an hour with our 45 kg of backpack to get to the place
- Reviews: 69
Ibis Schiphol Airport: Child Friendly Airport Hotel
Children stay free Ibis Hotel at Schiphol if they share the room with their parents. A cot is provides free of charge, they also get breakfast at a 50% discount.
No frills hotel near the Schiphol Airport.
Free shuttle bus
- Reviews: 1571
Bed bugs in Amsterdam hotels.
Bad news for the clients of Amsterdam hotels.
It has been found that 20% of the hotels have bedbugs.
This information originates from Rentokil, a company active in the destruction of vermin, and was reported in the Dutch newspapers Het Parool and De Telegraaf of 4/07/2009.
- Reviews: 3932
Ibis, Schiphol: Ibis, Schiphol
We stayed at the Ibis, cause our flight left quite early in the morning and they have a shuttle bus that runs to the airport approximately every 20 minutes. We got to the hotel a bit early, but that was no problem to the friendly staff there, they booked us in and gave us our room key. The room had everything that we needed, and we did not spend a lot of time there so not much was needed. I just found that it was a bit noisy.
The friendly staff.
- Reviews: 4
Eric's Bed & Breakfast: Apartment/Bed & Breakfast
More of an apartment than bed & breakfast. Had a great stay in the apartment on Prinsengracht. There are a lot of step, skinny stairs so I wouldn't bring tons of luggage. Kitchen and living room are on one level and bedroom and bathroom are upstairs. It really was a great central location. Train station is only a short tram ride away. Highly recommend.
Great view of the Prinsengracht if you love to people watch.
- Reviews: 62
Esther's Place: Central and chique apartment
Esther's Place is a self catering flat/apartment, comfortable for up to 6 people. It's located in the Jordaan area, very close to Anne Franks House and Westerkerk - you can actually hear the melodies of the clock at full and half hours during the day, and the tower can be seen from the roof terrace.
The flat's main level, (living room, bedroom, bathroom, office and kitchen) are all accessible for a pram, a stroller or a wheelchair. The basement room (and laundry-room), and the roof terrace, can only be accessed by stairs.
Staying at Esther’s place was a wonderful setting for our lovely weekend in Amsterdam!
It is a beautiful place – it has everything you need, and the location is absolutely perfect! So central and close to everything, and at the same time in a safe and quiet canal street.
We really enjoyed having the beautiful canal on our doorstep, and we spent quite a few evening hours just sitting there, sipping a glass of wine, enjoying the tranquillity of the water, watching the boats go by, and just taking in the ambience of the pleasant summers evenings. So cosy and home-like, with only the typical Dutch buildings and many, many bicycles reminding us, that we were actually in the old, lovely city of Amsterdam.
We had a 9 year-old with us, so we appreciated that all the sights, shopping, museums, great restaurants and cosy cafés are just a short walk away. Amsterdam does have fantastic public transport (clean, safe and plentiful), but why scramble onboard a full tram, and rattle down a busy street, when you can stroll along a canal, and get there just as fast.
We were just in town for a 4-day weekend, so we really appreciated having access to a swift computer and a fast wireless internet connection for our laptops! It made it very easy for us to find all the information we needed about what was on in Amsterdam, when we were there.
We literally only spent a few minutes booking and printing our tickets for Anne Franks House, the 2 museums we wanted to see, and the sightseeing boats – saving us both money and time. When you only have a few days somewhere, it feels great when you to the busy sights, to just walk past the long lines, and straight in the door – and on top of that: sometimes with a cheaper ticket!
Esther’s Place itself has everything! I can’t think of one single cooking tool, appliance or utensil I missed – and I’m a cook, so I am used to “needing” tools, normal people would think completely superfluous .. I brought my chef’s knives, but that was a waste of suitcase-space.
The owner, Esther, has a wonderful taste and rare talent in interior design! Both me and my friend like decorating, so we absolutely loved the place, and enjoyed finding new, exciting design details all the time. We literally felt like we stayed in an upscale interior design magazine, and that in it self was a wonderful experience! I am glad we got to stay at the flat, before Esther realizes how rare and wonderful it really is .. and raises the price!
Esther herself is very kind and helpful! We felt safe and in good hands from we arrived and until we left, having the extensive information book in the flat, with all the facts we ever needed and then some, and with Esther just a phone call away, just in case.
The central location, the unique and chique interior designs, and the lovely view over the canal are some of the best points of the flat.
For a group of 5 people, like us, it's a very good price!
For 2 people, the price is more like a 4-star hotel, and it's a quiet, private and highly reccomendable alternative to a hotel, for a couple looking for a special, romantic weekend in Amsterdam - a honeymoon perhaps? ;)
- Reviews: 19
various. hotels/b&b/apartments. various rates: good comprehensive accommodation website
why dont you check out this website for accommodation? worth a try.
bedandbreakfast.nl. location of rental can be accessed which is handy
As you scroll down the list prices are easy to locate, and some are very reasonable.
Bookings.com is another good site for hotels. Gives special offers some of which are a very good deal.
- Reviews: 1
The Black Tuilip: Unique top rated gay owned straight friendly hotel
You really have to stay in this hotel to believe it. Located on a quiet street but yet just a stone's throw away from where all the action is, the Black Tulip is one of those hotels that you will want to visit again and again.
On arriving, we were greeted in person by Onno who offered us a cool beer before taking us through the checking in process most thoroughly. Watch out for the "three quirky rules for a quirky hotel", they certainly put a smile on my and my partner's face. Onno then took us up to our room (no 33) and presented the room very comprehensively. The bathroom was lovely and the room itself very clean and full of toys that you'll want to play with as soon as you can.
Breakfast was amazing. It is served in the communal area and is exactly what you need after a heavy night of partying and fun. Served by the owners, the scrambled eggs were freshly cooked and delicious. The coffee was fab and the belgian waffles too. We ate so much that we didn't need to eat until late into the evening.
The rate includes your breakfast so there are no hidden extras. Plus, I have never seen such a well-stocked mini bar before. Oh, and there are certain things you can "rent" as well as a whole array of DVDs which will certainly get you in the mood!
As we wrote down in the guestbook, the Black Tulip is the "Queen" of hotels in Amsterdam. It is a fantastic hotel!
Go visit it, you will not be disappointed!!!
To sum up, rooms spotless, food excellent, lovely relaxed atmosphere and the hosts Onno & Jürrich were genuinely welcoming and very friendly. (Perhaps some of the bigger hotels should send their staff here to show them how it should be done.) I look forward to returning.
- Reviews: 2
Amsterdam waterfront: Try a Houseboat!
After many trips to A'dam, I wanted to see if it were possible to rent a houseboat for a week. It turns out that we could and it was actually cheaper than a nice hotel! We went through holidaybookings.uk. See the photos!
Living on a canal.
- Reviews: 1
Authentic Jordaan by Perfect Visit: Large apartment in central Amsterdam
I would recommend anyone who is going to Amsterdam with a small group of people to book an apartment. We booked this one, the Authentic Jordaan apartment, through Perfect Visit, and they have a lot of other apartments. Surprisingly affordable when you are with more people. We were with a group of six, nice privacy with 3 double bedrooms and could still hang out together in the living room. Great location, local market on Saturday is a great tip.
Apartment was very clean when we arrived and final cleaning was included in the price.
The only other thing is can think of is that the stairs were quite steep, but that seems to add ot the whole "authentic" experience. Also very friendly check in. I would recommend this apartment to anyone who is going to Amsterdam.
Great location, very central and walking distance to a lot of restaurants, supermarket, anne frank house, dam square. Indeed authentic apartment, with a fire place and very cute kitchen.
Definitely enough room for 6 people. Fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer and even a computer with fast internet connection!
- Reviews: 1
Flatmates.Com: Best Accommodation Options
Hotels in amsterdam are hit or miss. I rent a flat. Usually you get in great neighborhoods (Jordaan) that are more residential in character and you avoid massive tourist areas with experiences that are less authentic.
- Reviews: 1
Love house boat www.boatforrentamsterdam.com: My Favorite Houseboat in Amsterdam
Try the Love houseboat in Amsterdam, I have stayed here and it's amazingl!
Never been to such a romantic place... next door boats also for rent ,
but if you are a couple this is the place to be in amsterdam
It's a beautiful boat with a huge sun deck and in side so romantic, great bed, great bath tub, great location,
- Reviews: 59
Houseboat Hotel: Houseboat Hotel
I stayed in Houseboat B038 for a week in early November, 2007. Was met at the boat by the owner, who was very accommodating and helpful. Two bedrooms, bathroom with shower, kitchen, living room, and deck.
Authentic late 1800's cargo ship, it has been refurbished inside with the original captain's bedroom relatively intact at the rear of the ship, second larger bedroom in the front of the boat, with an all electric bathroom, adequate wood paneled living area, along with the small but complete with running water kitchen. Skylights (hatch) and portholes provide light, along with two entrances that are straight down steps from the deck. Some athleticism is required, but not that much. A small private bridge takes you onto the little back deck, suitable for a couple of chairs along in addition to the available ledges.
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