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Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
... and exits, so it can be used as a thoroughfare, which is interesting. We went on an interesting early morning tour with Marjolein from the Cyclist Union Amsterdam, and it was nice. It is always a treat to experience a busy city before the majority of people are up and about, there is a beauty in a city still asleep, slowly waking up. She discussed sustainable road safety with us, detailing that form, function, and use of ...
... out pieces of art.
After that, it was a slightly stressful trip to the train, because I left a little late, and I almost couldn't get into Allard's apartment to get my things. I got there fine though, and Diana and Zoe were right, I slept on the train (where I was dead.) All in all, it was an absolutely amazing trip (as evidenced by the fact that I literally climbed on top of the I Amsterdam sign, which I'm still not sure how I managed.) And stroopwafels, I will come for you.
... so we decided to focus more on outdoor activities yesterday.
The best way to see this city is of course by walking it. There are so many details in the old neighbourhoods that a person would miss just driving by. However, when you have walked enough, there is a good bus and tram system with a couple of lines that stop minutes from our bed and breakfast. We did some of both, starting out walking yesterday morning. A person could do an ...
... staying. Sunday morning we rented a car and headed two hours northeast of Amsterdam. It was a nice drive through the countryside dotted with windmills, sheep and cows. We then arrived in a small port town where we were meeting a boat to go on a mudwalk. Apparently mud walking is a popular thing to do in The Netherlands and Ann couldn't wait to do it. Mud walking is not my idea of a great time as I'm not a huge fan of getting dirty but decided to bite the bullet and do it. The ...
... many works created in such a short period. Blake’s favourite was the Sunflowers and Daniel liked the Bedroom. We spent a bit of time in Vondel Park, and considered renting some bikes to ride through it, but we wouldn’t have had that much time and the boys were getting tired. We grabbed a few groceries (and discovered the orange juicing machines that are all over the place here) and headed back to the hotel. We went out to a nice restaurant for supper, packed up and went to ...
Other places to stay in Amsterdam
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $211
- Stay Away
- Great value and truly very comfortable!
- Club Rooms do the job
Burgwallen-Nieuwe Zijde, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $196
- Seemed fine to me
- Underrated and can be good value
- Stay elsewhere
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Zeeburg, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $208
- Still has teething problems
- Very Pleasant
- Not a bad choice..
Buitenveldert-Oost, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- A great choice for my family
- Comfortable and clean - no surprises
- Good Hotel
Centre, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $226
- Excellent Hotel, Room, service and Value!
- Stayed 4 times
- Really a 4 star.
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $247
- Good comfort but boring
- Chain Charming
- Request an Apartment Unit
Amsterdam South, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $119
De Pijp, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $225
- Disappointing hotel - not worth 5 stars
- A Very Nice Stay
- Its much better than portrayed
ZuidOost (Business District), Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $155
- A good Business Hotel
- Great service, clean hotel, reasonably priced
- Friendly service
Apollobuurt, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- All the Hilton Perks
- Peace and Quiet
- Everything we expect from Hilton - and more
Amstel, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $105
Amstel, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $106
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $268
- Especially liked the health club!
- Great rate, nice hotel, good location
- The most comfortable bed ever.
Centre, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $167
- Our first hotel stay in Amsterdam, it was brilliant!
- Nice hotel but...
- Excellent Location
Sloten en Riekerpolder, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $107
- Not Enough focus on the customers needs
- Nice hotel
- Pleasant room, but all the problems of a new hotel
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $236
- Beautiful, Wonderful Amrath
- Schönes, wundervolles Amrath
- What an experience!
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $333
- They treated me like a relative
- Perfect Location - aweful service!
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $235
- We would stay again without a doubt
- Nothing special
- Great Hotel in Good Location!
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $172
- Above Average European Hotel
- Not what we expected
- OK, but some problem at the check in time
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $154
- Overrated and Overpriced
- Loved the Eden Hotel
- Ordinary and overpriced
Distelkade 21, (formerly Golden Tulip City North), Amsterdam | Hotelfrom $100
Westlandgracht, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $120
Centre, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $176
- Would stay again
- A great stay!
- Great Hotel, Great People, Great City
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $177
- Great Hotel, Great People, Great City therefore Great Time!
- LOVED IT!!!
- Great hotel
Apollolaan 2, (formerly Le Meridien Apollo), Amsterdam | Hotelfrom $220
- Basement Dungeon to Junior Suite
- Good average hotel
- Nice room, mediocre restaurant