Artemis Hotel Amsterdam
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... Amsterdam experience! We then headed to a club that was suggested to us by Luke, but a few of us decided we wanted to try brownies first because apparently the rule is grass and beer your in the clear, beer and grass your on your ass. So we headed off into the red light district to find a coffee shop, we found one and all bought a brownie each. We then sat in the smokers area eating our brownies giggling to ourselves and inhaling the second hand smoke. Once we were finished ...
... I don't know well, which led to a first-ever experience for me. The Dutch are well known for being a multi-lingual people. "Everyone" speaks English, and often German, French and perhaps another language. When I stopped to ask, in English, for directions to the hotel, the two forty-something women I asked got a panicked look on their faces and said, in Dutch, 'I don't think I know enough English to help'. So I had to reach deep and come up with the Dutch for 'I speak a little ...
... to recruit the Dutch to their cause.
The museum openly shared a vast number of personal stories along these lines, those who joined the Germans in administrative roles, those who resisted by establishing the underground movement at immense personal risk to themselves. Stories from those who hid others in rooms in their houses and stories from Jews who moved from hiding place to hiding place.
Initially the resistance ...
... I lead Francois in the direction of Anne Frank House once there I see a queue outside (about 10 people), we learn that it is open until 9pm, its now 7pm so we decide to go in, I imagine that its twice as busy during the day.
Inside there are heaps of people it is shoulder to shoulder in most rooms & you need to wait a while for a chance to watch the short films in several rooms, and look at ...
... of it?) Note to Carolee - please forward to Jack and Marilyn. I may be taking a day trip later on to Brussels and would like their imput on sightseeing. Also, fascinating lecture on the mechanics of windmills. Amazing. More info to follow. Too tired tonight. Tomorrow we go to Delft and then have an afternoon on the river so will hopefully blog more. I have already found my ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Artemis Hotel Amsterdam
The hotel was out of town we liked that since I didnt want to stay in the centre. If your a novice to amsterdam holland get familiar with the location its nearer schipol - tram 2 aletta jacobslaan.. assess where you want to go and what you want to do ..trust me it will save time later! Buy a GVB card for your stay so you can tram or bus it to most places.
After reading the trip advisior comments regarding Artemis hotel. I have decided to place a booking for my collegue and myself for 3 nites. After landing at the airport, we took a cab to the hotel. Due to the fact that the hotel is very new, the cab driver did not know the exact location.He has to call up the hotel reception to ask for directions. When we reach the hotel, my collegue was not very "keen" to stay in the hotel , as it was "out of nowhere". I reassured my friend that he will overlook all the flaws once he checked into his room. After some discussion in the hotel lobby, he finally agreed, he was not dissapointed. I am also glad that I have made a good choice.
We were very impressed with the architecture and design of the Artemis hotel and it's pleasant room, but unfortunately we were slightly let down in a few areas that were obviously due to the Hotel only being a few months old.
My sister and I satyed at the Artemis hotel for a weekend break. We'd read so many great reviews about the high standards and service we couldn't wait to get there. We weren't let down by the modern and tasteful decoration and furnishings, the rooms were the most amazing I've ever seen.
We stayed at this hotel based on reviews that we read on tripadvisor, and were very glad that we did. We would definitely reccomend this hotel to all.
The Artemis hotel is a brand spanking new place in a commercial area to the South of Amsterdam. If anything it is closer to Schiphol than the town center.
I finally booked this hotel after trying to find (in vain) reasonably priced good quality rooms in other hotels in the centre of Amsterdam. So finally I decided to take a leap of faith with this newly built hotel based on the single review on this site at the time. I was certainly not disappointed. This hotel is brand new, modern and stylish as are the rooms (photos included). It's big - think medium sized airport Hiltons. The staff were polite helpful and professional and continually exhibited that eagerness to satisfy to a level only really seen when new establishments are trying to make their mark. The rooms were well decorated. Brand spanking new with a very contemporary yet comfortable feel - dark wooden furniture, wooden flooring and designer lighting etc. The bathroom was slick with modern designer sink and toilet and a really goog sized shower (no bath). Again as with anything brand new, it was a pleasure to come back after a days wandering to get under that really invigorating shower. Some nice touches that made you feel good were things like a doorbell. One design aspect that didnt work for me was the non-lockable frosted glass door to the bathroom - which was just too cool to be fuctional. A possible minor quibble could be lack of tea making facilities (although this wasnt needed as tea was always provided as complimentary room service - which was a nice touch). Breakfast was the extensive continental variety repleat wiht three types of smoked fish, four types of cheese etc. An underground car park ensured that I wasnt worried about the car during my trips to town (this was free for the duration). On that point, the hotel isnt in town - but a regular bus directly outside the hotel (number 145) goes straight to where the action is - as does the number 2 tram (the stop a slightly further walk away from the hotel but this takes you straight to Dam and Central station and right next to canal cruises and excursions etc.) Dont buy your tickets on the bus or tram, but try and get a strip of tickets (from most sweet shops in town) as soon as you can. You'll save around 40% on the cost of travel this way. Trips to central Amsterdam took around 15-20 minutes - and to be honest my wife and I found it actually quite pleasant to go back to a hotel that was in a nice quiet leafy subarb at the end of each day. So all in all a fantastic stay - and highly recommended.
Modern Hotel but a little out of the way...
My wife and I stayed here in early May on a quick trip to Amsterdam. It's a really great modern hotel. The foyer is filled with all sorts of abstract art. The rooms are very stylish and the bed was very very comfortable. The hotel was so new it even smelled a little of fresh paint. The staff were excellent.
You should be aware that this hotel is a little out the way though. It's on a bus route though and a tram and metro stop is a short walk away. After midnight you'll need to get a cab though. A taxi from the city is just under 10 euros.
If you don't mind being a little off the main map then this place will be perfect fo you.
My girlfriend and I spent last weekend in the Artemis hotel in Amsterdam. At first we were hesitant about booking it as it seemed so far out. Because it only opened last month I couldn't find a review online. But we decided upon it on two grounds: the rooms were large and modern in contrast to the tiny dingy rooms in the centre of Amsterdam. And second, for this 4 star hotel the price was excellent- €85 per night for 2 including taxes. (on this point, shop around as we could have paid a hundred euro more a night for the same room according to some websites)