WestCord Art Hotel Amsterdam
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
Photos of WestCord Art Hotel Amsterdam
TripAdvisor Reviews WestCord Art Hotel Amsterdam
Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
... but also sorry for the girls that this is how they have to make a living. We were told the average income per night is 150-700 Euros. Saturday morning I woke up to meet Ann (my old roommate in Waterloo) and Sarah, my brothers girlfriend. I haven't seen the two of them since I've moved to Seattle and couldn't have thought of a better place for the 3 of us to reconvene. We rented bikes and toured all over the city. Biking is WAY more popular than driving in Amsterdam, with ...
... it in the hour and a half we had allotted as a family.
Next on our hit list was to go to the Museum of the Dutch Resistance towards the German occupation during the second world war. The museum design was a catacomb of interactive displays, auditory presentations and many authentic props distributed well through out the museum. For some bizarre reason beyond our comprehension, everything (with the exception of pubs) seems to close at ...
... on the bus. None the less we did the complete 2 hour circle, took a couple pictures and found a nice place for lunch. We then joined the jack the ripper tour - it was free of charge and a guy takes you around town showing you where Jack the Ripper killed prostitutes and what he did to them. It was pretty graphic and gruesome but quite interesting. We also went by the Buckingham Palace but couldn't get a very good view of anything, You had to get off the bus and buy tickets to ...
... half hour - that made climbing the 4 flights of Dutch stairs (small and narrow) rather interesting. Not wanting to waste any time I headed off to Anne Franks house as it stays open later than most of the other sights. They very considerately provided free wifi for the line, which when I arrived was 45 minutes long. The visit through the house was really interesting and heartbreaking. It really does put an individual face on the horror of the holocaust making it a different experience ...
... to Amsterdam, this place it highly recommended, just don't expect to eat much there as they only had bar snacks.
We took the train back into town since we needed to eat come dinner. We found a good looking kebab stand, since the only other options were fries, burgers and Brazilian food. Since those didn't sound stellar we made note of the kebab stand and then went on a mission for a bathroom. Another lesson, use a bathroom you have available in Europe wherever you are