PC Hooft Hotel
Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
... still have some cool places to see. After grabbing breakfast we met at reception for the 'free walking tour' of the city. The young girl eventually led our group to the meeting point (it was her first day) and a few hundred of us were split into different groups with different guides. Our Irishman guide was very informative and gave a great history of the city and important places. He firstly led us through a portion of the red light district which although initially surprises, ...
... that my straightener and blow drier do NOT fit in the converter because they have that thing where one plug is larger than the other (know what I mean?). Pain in the ass. Sooo I am going curly hair all week :) (really cuts down getting ready time. As we drove to Amsterdam our tour guide, Matt, had us play a few get to know each other games and then told us all about the things we were seeing and going to see. I now know the history of the tradition of presenting clogs to ...
... a load of fun (but not nearly long enough!) We cycled the canals visiting a lock where we saw a boat actually going through and had a group photo at a windmill. Edam is a very cute little town and was full of people selling cheeses, rowing cheeses down the canal to the markets and selling restaurant menus consisting of one main ingredient - cheese!
We had a day to explore Amsterdam on our own and having already been to a number of the main attractions such as ...
... then we took the train into the city. We walked around the city and saw the same beauty we have been seeing all throughout the country. We found canals of course because as I said before the country is mostly under sea level and was man made. So water is everywhere. We found a nice place to eat down one of the side streets and had a nice steak and enjoyed eating outside on a beautiful evening. We then went for a little walk ...
... for the erotic museum not the sex museum. Another let down. We hopped the coach back to the hotel to get ready for our canal cruise and dinner excursions. The canal cruise was an hour and was not very good. You got to see the city from a different perspective but it wasn't needed. The dinner excursion was at the Sea Palace which is a floating Chinese restaurant. It was group style for each table. They brought numerous Chinese dishes ...
TripAdvisor Reviews PC Hooft Hotel Amsterdam
Other places to stay in Amsterdam
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $196
- Stay Away
- Great value and truly very comfortable!
- Club Rooms do the job
Burgwallen-Nieuwe Zijde, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $185
- Seemed fine to me
- Underrated and can be good value
- Stay elsewhere
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Zeeburg, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Still has teething problems
- Very Pleasant
- Not a bad choice..
Buitenveldert-Oost, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- A great choice for my family
- Comfortable and clean - no surprises
- Good Hotel
Centre, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $199
- Excellent Hotel, Room, service and Value!
- Stayed 4 times
- Really a 4 star.
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $209
- Good comfort but boring
- Chain Charming
- Request an Apartment Unit
Amsterdam South, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $100
De Pijp, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $239
- Disappointing hotel - not worth 5 stars
- A Very Nice Stay
- Its much better than portrayed
ZuidOost (Business District), Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $140
- A good Business Hotel
- Great service, clean hotel, reasonably priced
- Friendly service
Apollobuurt, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $192
- All the Hilton Perks
- Peace and Quiet
- Everything we expect from Hilton - and more
Amstel, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $106
Amstel, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $96
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $232
- Especially liked the health club!
- Great rate, nice hotel, good location
- The most comfortable bed ever.
Centre, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $159
- Our first hotel stay in Amsterdam, it was brilliant!
- Nice hotel but...
- Excellent Location
Sloten en Riekerpolder, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $102
- Not Enough focus on the customers needs
- Nice hotel
- Pleasant room, but all the problems of a new hotel
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $237
- Beautiful, Wonderful Amrath
- Schönes, wundervolles Amrath
- What an experience!
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $347
- They treated me like a relative
- Perfect Location - aweful service!
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $210
- We would stay again without a doubt
- Nothing special
- Great Hotel in Good Location!
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $140
- Above Average European Hotel
- Not what we expected
- OK, but some problem at the check in time
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $117
- 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 $114
Centre, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $143
- Would stay again
- A great stay!
- Great Hotel, Great People, Great City
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $154
- 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