Hotel Hortus

Plantage Parkln. 8, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1018 SR, Netherlands | 1 star hotel
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First day travelling. 1st stop... Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by randalls on Nov 28, 2013

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Scott and I arrived in Amsterdam airport, with backpacks in tow, where we next had to catch a train to the city centre and then a tram to our hostel. By the time we got there I felt like I was about to collapse but looking on the bright side I thought that we would be able to dump our bags in the room and start exploring (how wrong we were). To get …

Dutch landscapes

A travel blog entry by 2013


... views." Shipping containers are cleverly recycled for cheap student accommodation, being stacked and refurbished, to provide students decent homes for a maximum of two years, encouraging a timely completion of their course.

Traversing a city such as Amsterdam, it is marvelous to see the successful intertwining of the old with the new. The olden day cantilevered bridges still used to allow vessels to ...

Day one. Jet lagged but raring to go.....ish

A travel blog entry by sandhauer


... 22 and fair). The train connection to Amsterdam Central Station was fast, efficient and easy to use.
Foolishly, we did not heed the advice of our friend Robert in Amsterdam. He figured out the best way for us to take the tram from the station to within a couple of blocks of our hotel, but we thought we would rather take a taxi as we would not have to lug ...

On our own again

A travel blog entry by lchapman


... so off to the post office to do that! Fred had a afternoon nap and I caught up on email. At about 6 we went out and went through a Rembrandt exhibition which was great! We then found a restaurant and had a feast. Every second restaurant is an Argentina restaurant so we tried that and had the mixed was enough for 10 people! Steak, ribs, chicken, lamb chops, more of them was enough but we managed to get through ...

A Day at the Rijksmuseum

A travel blog entry by cathb


... to the hotel and warm up; and then I went next door to have dinner. Humphrey's Restaurant offers a three course menu for €25 which you can bill to the hotel, although the restaurant does not belong to the hotel. The food was quite nice, while not being haute cuisine. I ordered a fish fillet for a main, which was said to come with celeriac mash (celeriac is one of the world's ugliest vegetables, but cooked and mashed it's delicious - you see them from time to time ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Hortus Amsterdam

    Reviewed by randalls

    Lovely hostel :)

    Reviewed Nov 27, 2013
    by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Lots of steep stairs!

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Hortus Amsterdam

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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