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Hotel Brouwer

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#171 of 361 Hotels in Amsterdam
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Gurnee, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and stayed 2 weeks ago for 2 nights. We were on the top floor facing the canal which was spectacular. We were in walking distance of great restaurants and with the I Amsterdam Card for the trolleys, we were 10 minutes from the great museums. The breakfast that was provided got us off to a full day of...

Thank James L
Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Amsterdam is eminently walk able, but in case you don't want to walk there are two tram stops within a couple of blocks of the hotel. It is in a scenic, central location. This hotel, which includes a traditional Dutch breakfast at a very reasonable rate, in an expensive city served my purposes well. My room, the HALS, was very...

1Thank Michele-Louise R
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I wish to address the negative review by Peter, who stayed in the room we stayed in a few days after us in November, 2016. I first stayed at the Brouwer in 1970, and lived there for almost a year in 1971. Wim had to close the hotel in 1980, and renovated to modern standards in 1995. We have stayed...

Thank naldino
heragirl, Manager at Hotel Brouwer, responded to this review

All of us at Hotel Brouwer greatly appreciate your praise of our establishment; we are privileged to be part of the hotel's rich history and try to address all complaints as quick as we can ; we appreciate all feedback and will try to make our guests stay with us a memorable , positive experience.

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Needed an affordable hotel for one night in Amsterdam near Dam Square. Found this one and loved every bit of it. Quaint room on the third floor named after local artists. Ours was the Van Gogh room. Right on the canal within easy walking distance of Central Station and Dam Square. Nice breakfast included for a very reasonable rate.

Thank Vinceg162
Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I rarely give bad reviews but I didn't like anything about this hotel except for the location. It is very old. The room that we had (Rembrandt) had a horrible pitch to it - the bed (two twins pushed together) tipped so bad that you felt like you were going to roll out. The heat was inefficient - radiators with...

Thank Peter R
heragirl, Manager at Hotel Brouwer, responded to this review

We sincerely regret you did not enjoy your stay with us. Apologies for the noise which kept you awake; it turned out to be a broken pump in our heating system which could not get repaired until after the weekend ; it is now repaired and no longer making noise.This is the first complaint I've heard about our heating system,...

Reviewed 10 November 2016

We were travelling 5 family members together and had a double and a triple room. The view from the rooms cannot be better, and the atmosphere and location is just perfect. Staff was very frienly and helpful and we will definitely book The Brouwer again when in Amsterdam next time. Wifi is working well.

Thank Mette C
heragirl, Manager at Hotel Brouwer, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us ! We are all happy to be of help to our guests and make sure their stay is as comfortable as we can make it. -Colleen and all the staff at Hotel Brouwer

Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Old world style, with just enough comfort, in a good location make this a hotel we would return to. We were grateful for the smallest elevator we have seen, to transport us up to our top floor room. While the furnishings were not new, the room was very adequate with a nice sized bathroom and canal views. The breakfast was...

2Thank BruPete
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Great location, fabulous view of the canals and a great Dutch breakfast. Friendly staff and the 400 year old building is a treasure. Wifi is appreciated and surprisingly decent speed. No credit cards accepted but then you would know that when you reserved!

Thank Bob I
Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Located on the Singel canal just 10 minutes from Central Station you find yourself in a lovely picturesque area. The hotel is by a pretty bridge which leads to the network of canals with cafes, boutique shops and beautiful houses and apartments. It's not the Ritz, no frills, but more history and quirkyness than you could imagine. The stairs are...

Thank KakieB
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Large (for Amsterdam) room, small TV, table and chairs. Very comfortable bed. No safe. Close to central station and the heart of Amsterdam. Efficient, tiny lift. Good breakfast with rolls, croissants, egg, cheese,jam, juice, tea/coffee.

Thank Elga K

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Staying in Centrum

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hotel Brouwer

Address: Singel 83, 1012 VE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Centrum , Dam Square
Price Range: ₹ 6,899 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Brouwer Hotel Amsterdam
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#9 Best Value Hotel in Amsterdam
#98 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
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“ask for canal view room; be prepared to hear every sound made in your neighbor's room.”
 of 5 bubbles LaBonneVivanteDeux, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We do love the top corner room, over the Blauwburgwal and the Lijnbaanssteeg. The view is classic Amsterdam”
  • view of the Lijnbaanssteeg Blauwburgwal and the Singel
 of 5 bubbles naldino, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go to a different hotel”
  • wardrobe - no shelves or bureau. note radiator
  • shower base (no rim around shower - water goes on bathroom floor)
  • TV and light
  • water damaged walls, limited electric plugs
  • bathroom
  • showers top - rack screwed into rafter
 of 5 bubbles JudyK288, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can get a canal side room, do so. The view is worthy of contemplation. Windows are small, but historic.”
 of 5 bubbles Littlecripple, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be sure your room has an elevator...”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
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