The 19th-century building is an architectural extravaganza with Art Nouveau portals and redbrick trimmings, but inside the rooms are white, modern, casual, and a good value for what you get. Some have great canal views, but sleepers bothered by noise should opt for rooms in the rear.
Oct 10, 2006
The room was tiny, but when you are only sleeping there, how much room does a person need? The staff was extremely helpful and friendly from the manager, to the nice woman at the front desk in the mornings, to the baggage helpers! The biggest disappointment was breakfast. Served in a gorgeous room, it consisted of cheap loaf, mass-produced, pre-sliced bread, a few slices of normal cheese, pre-packaged jams and peanut butter. No fruit. No excellent
Dutch cheeses. No excellent Dutch bakery "brood." Location is great. Two blocks from Westkirk and Anne Frank's huis in one direction, two blocks to Dam Square in the other direction, two blocks from great boutique shopping in yet another direction, and 2 stops away from the train station.