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Nicolaas Witsen Hotel

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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!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Residential Neighbourhood
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
151Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
24Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
Nicolaas Witsenstraat 4-8, 1017 ZH Amsterdam The Netherlands
Getting there
Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport7 mi
Rotterdam Airport34 mi
Weesperplein11 min
Waterlooplein13 min
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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Came here last week for 3 nights it’s a lovely hotel the beds are soooo comfy and the rooms are warm! Tram 4 to get you to the centre or the station is just around the corner. Would come here again even if we did get stuck in the lift on our first night😂
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I stayed three nights at the Nicolaas Witsen Hotel and would stay again. The rooms are clean and well kept. The staff are friendly, welcoming, and approachable. The price was very good. The location was just a short 5 minute walk from the Vijzelgracht Metro Station (line 52).
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We stayed at this hotel from December 6 to 10 (4 nights). The service we received was first rate (staff even anticipated several of our needs and interests, without being intrusive). The breakfast selection is excellent, including available choices of hot items. The room was
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Response from NicolaasWitsen, Manager at Nicolaas Witsen Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you for your nice review. Thank you for your nice words about our staff . Good to hear you enjoyed the breakfast, did you had some fresh baked pancakes? We enjoyed having you as our guest and we hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, The Hotel Nicolaas Witsen Team
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Located in a nice and quiet street, literally 10 minutes walk from the center. No need for public transport. Also 10 mins walk to the museum square. The room was small but nice, so was the bathroom with shower and all the amenities. Breakfast is good and reasonably priced
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Response from NicolaasWitsen, Manager at Nicolaas Witsen Hotel
Responded 28 Nov 2018
Dear Shanti, Thank you for your review. Thank you for nice words about our location. Im sorry for the shower curtain, we have replaced the shower curtain. They are hard to find but there is a safety box in the room there is a little box in the wall for pasports or money. Kind regards, The Hotel Nicolaas Witsen Team
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Stayed for 3 nights, enjoyed the stay! it is located in a very convenient location, 30 -40 minutes drive from the Schoenefeld airport, Amsterdam. walking distance to the street markets, pubs, red light area. Hotel offers super fast Wifi connectivity, tea coffee making, TV &
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Response from NicolaasWitsen, Manager at Nicolaas Witsen Hotel
Responded 28 Nov 2018
Dear Dhanushka, Thank you very much for your nice words about our hotelrooms, location and staff. tIt was great having you as our guest. We look forward to see you again in the future. Kind regards, The Hotel Nicolaas Witsen Team
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Does this hotel provide a hairdryer?
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Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
Yes they can.. Very convenient..
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The #4 Tram takes you to the station about two blocks from the hotel. We pulled our luggage no issue. If you email or phone the front desk they will give you the name of the stop. I forget it sorry... Only about a ten minute tram ride. You catch it right out front of Amsterdam Centraal. Before getting on the tram walk across the tracks to the buildings you will see there. Visitor's centre and transportation centre. We purchased a four day pass for unlimited rides. Best Value.
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We took the connexxion 197 bus (google bus197 ) You can catch it right at the airport islands. It drops you off within about 7 blocks of the hotel at the Rijkysmuseum stop. If you don't want to walk that far you can take the tram (Numbers 7 or 10) from the Rijksmuseum stop to the Fredricksplein stop and walk 2 blocks to the hotel. I think it was 9 euros round trip for the bus and we had a iamsterdam card for the trams.
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"don't stay on the first floor as the ceilings are very thin."
"My room is on the street and quiet."
"Do not get a room on the bottom floor!"
"Take the number 4 Tram from Centraal Station, direction Station Rai, get off at Stadehoudeskade."
"Rooms in the front overlooked an active construction site when I was there, in January."
US$72 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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The NetherlandsNorth Holland ProvinceAmsterdamDe WeteringschansCentrum
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