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- Drycleaning onsite
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Monopole Amsterdam
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We started our touristy day early and caught a tram to the Van Gogh Museum. We saw the queue yesterday in our travels and knew we would need to be there early or wait. And in this weather, waiting is not a pleasant option! Luckily, when we arrived we went straight in.
The museum itself was good....both Dylan and I are convinced Van Gogh was nuts. We also think that people probably read into his work more ...
... street and I was glad that I decided to check it out on my last day. I hadn't eaten so stopped for a famous syrup waffle...it was so amazingly sweet & delicious that it's impossible to describe (just make sure to get one if you are ever in Holland)! I also decided to buy Elizabeth and I each a pair of these incredibly soft, silk lined patterned leggings that I got a great deal on from the nice man selling warmth to counteract the extreme cold of the ...
... at. The fireworks had been going since the morning so we got to see quite a few from Centraal.
Apparently, the biggest firework display is in Dam Square so we headed there. Big was an understatement. If I complied all the fireworks I have seen in my entire life into a 1 hour segment I still think it would be less than I saw at New Years in Dam Square. Holy ****. Fireworks are legal as well so not only was there the big fireworks off the building but random other fireworks going ...
... which she was looking at every day from her hiding place. From then we walked to the National Monument, and would you believe, they were having a protest against the government. Next we see the National Palace. But the Royals do not live there, it is used mostly for official functions. Amsterdam is more like a major city such as NYC, with lots of known brands of stores everywhere. The two things that we love which came from this area is the Gouda cheese, and ...
... and sidewalks filled with bicyclists to the grand Amsterdam Central station. Then I hustle to my train, enjoy the people watching, exit at Schiphol airport, wander among the heaps of travelers with overfilled luggage and out to the street for my bus to take me to the office.
This particular morning I decided to stop at a newsstand in the airport for an orange juice. Then as I was approaching my bus I saw that ...