8.6

Canal House Hotel - Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Address
Keizersgracht 148, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1015 CX
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Overview

In 5 minutes' ride from the Dutch national Rijksmuseum, this charming Canal House Hotel Amsterdam offers accommodation with a luggage storage and a lobby area. Located nearly 25 minutes by foot from the Outsider gallery "Hermitage Amsterdam", the 4-star designer hotel features 23 rooms with views over canal.

Location

The boutique style property is set in the very heart of Amsterdam in vicinity of Herengracht Canal. Theo Thijssen Museum is just a 5-minute stroll of the welcoming hotel, while Schiphol airport is 20 km from it. The Jordaan can be found in the area.

Elandsgracht bus station is within 1 km to Canal House Hotel.

Rooms

There are non-smoking rooms at the stylish hotel, some of them come with free Wi-Fi and direct dial telephone and include private bathrooms fitted with a walk-in shower. They have great interior.

Eat & Drink

This property has a daily continental breakfast for guests and it is served in the bar. The lounge bar will set you up nicely for enjoying your stay. Restaurant Black and Blue will spoil you with European and international cuisine. It is located merely 150 metres of the hotel.

All visitors are offered a buffet breakfast for a fee. 

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

The hotel staff speaks English, German, Spanish, Dutch, Czech, Russian, Bahasa Indonesian.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   23.

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Facilities
Most popular facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Spa and relaxation

Massage

General

  • Wi-Fi
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour services
  • Food/ Drinks
  • Shuttle
  • Fitness/ Gym
  • Spa and relaxation

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Golf course

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Bank service
  • Wake up service
  • Grocery shopping service

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Business centre
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Spa & Leisure

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Lake view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
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Check-infrom 16:00-23:59FREECheck-outfrom 05:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no cots provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

Executive Suite
  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Room size:

    62 m²

  • Max:
    2 persons
  • Lake view
  • Shower
  • Coffee machine
  • Heating
  • Bathtub
The executive king suite features air conditioning. It also has a kitchen set up with coffee maker and refrigerator, as well as a private bathroom with a tub, a shower and a hairdryer. This unit is furnished with a queen size bed.
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Superior Double Room
  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Room size:

    22 m²

  • Max:
    2 persons
  • Shower
  • Coffee machine
  • Heating
  • Bathtub
The superior double room, covering the area of 22 m² has open windows, overlooking the inner courtyard. Double room is adorned in a modern-style decor. It is furnished with a queen size bed. This accommodation unit offers a private bathroom with a bath, shower facilities and towels.
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Double Room
  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Room size:

    17 m²

  • Max:
    2 persons
  • Garden view
  • Shower
  • Coffee machine
  • Heating
The double room has a wardrobe, a private safe and a TV set and is also provided with a shower, a hair dryer and towels in the bathroom. A view of the garden opens from the open windows. Featuring 1 queen-size bed, this accommodation unit is 17 m² in size. Kitchen appliances include coffee and tea making facilities, and fridges.
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Location
Keizersgracht 148, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1015 CX
  • City landmarks
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
Art object
Anne Frank House
380 m
Church
Westerkerk
370 m
AmsterdamThe Netherlands
The Jordaan
570 m
46 Leliegracht
Restaurant Black and Blue
120 m
43 Noordermarkt
Winkel 43
430 m
Leliegracht 60
Spanjer en van Twist
160 m
Leliegracht 40
Cafe Sandro
100 m
16 Herenstraat
Seasons Restaurant
280 m
72 74 Egelantiersgracht
Cafe Sonneveld
410 m
103 Singel
Greenwoods Singel
530 m
Getting around
Airports
Schiphol (AMS) 16.9 km
Rotterdam The Hague (RTM) 70.8 km
Train
Amsterdam Central Station 1.0 km
Underground
Rokin800 m
Amsterdam Central Metro 1.1 km
Bus
Bus stop300 m
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Reviews
8.6
Great159 reviews
Location9.2
Rooms9.2
Service9.2
Dining9.4
  • 8.2
    Great

    Comfortable bed, perfect location, HELPFUL staff. We truly enjoyed the double room which was amazing. Continental breakfast was usually nice. Best base for exploring Amsterdam.

    LeeUnited Kingdom, 
  • 8.0
    Great

    comfortable location, lovely gardens. the executive queen room suited us: it had an individual safe, an electronic key card and a work desk. moreover, hotel had its private parking.

    JessicaUnited Kingdom, 
  • 8.0
    Great

    Everything is great!

    No disadvantages.

    CecilUnited Kingdom, 
  • 7.0
    Very good

    Unusual design, room cleanliness, staff is friendly and helpful.

    Bail refund procedure: the deposit was refunded only 24 days after my third written request.

    TommyUnited Kingdom, 
  • 6.6
    Nice

    Location & friendly helpful staff; large room

    We had several problems. We stayed there on the recommendation of a friend who had stayed there several years ago. In the meantime,the hotel had bee remodeled in a very modern style which was not to our liking. The bathroom bath/shower had no privacy as they were in the room & not separated. We thought the hotel was overpriced for the room & it had no view. The temperature controls didnt work properly nor did the phone & clock. While all the staff was friendly & some knowlegeable, some of the staff working at reception (they dont have a concierge) were lacking knowledge about restaurants & just looked at the web for recommendatins. Restaurant recommendations are important & we rely on the experience & personal knowledge of hotel staff

    United Kingdom, 
  • 9.6
    Perfect

    I loved the design of the hotel. it's small but this makes it very cosy. the service is excellent and the location - only 5 mins walk from the centre. I would definitely recommend it!

    United Kingdom, 
  • 9.4
    Perfect

    The canal House was new when we stayed last week. We were extremely happy with our room, it was beautiful. The only problem is that we were downstairs, behind the public bathrooms and on several occassions our room smelled like a bathroom and walking down the stairs it also smelled. The staff was great, friendly and accomodating, especially the waitress that works in the morning, she was the best!. I would efinitely return here and definitely reccomend. The manager was also quite nice.

    United Kingdom, 
  • 10.0
    Perfect

    Everything. The customer service, food, location and general feel of the canal house was relaxing and pleasant. The location allowed for easy access to public transport or a short walk to many attractions. The breakfast included each morning was wonderful and the staff always greated you as you entered or exited the property. I would definitely recommend the Canal house for Holiday, Business or getaway travel. The toiletries were complimentary and spa like - the bath contained large tub and separate shower with double sinks.

    The stairway is very narrow and difficult to traverse, however there is an elevator.

    United Kingdom, 
  • 9.2
    Perfect

    Part of the history of Amsterdam, the hotel has been updated so as to make it essentially a boutique designer hotel. It is very conveniently located, very quiet, with magnificently comfortable beds. The staff is courteous and attentive. Breakfast is quite good.

    There was no separate bathroom. The design aspects at the price charged did not make up for the fact that the bathtub was in the bedroom, The design may be a bit too Gothic for some tastes. Also, the wifi network, though good, has a great many protections so as to make it a bit difficult to use for some business purposes.

    United Kingdom, 
  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The staff were helpful. The bed was comfortable. There was plenty of hot water.

    The decor made extensive use of black, deep purple and stainless steel or aluminium. The beautiful ceiling plasterwork in the dining room was obscured by nine huge black lampshades. Access to our superior double room was through the kitchen. The bathroom formed part of the bedroom affording very little privacy. This formerly gracious canal house has been stripped of its previous character and charm.

    United Kingdom, 
  • 7.4
    Very good

    Food was generally of good quality and well prepared. The breakfast menu was a little limited, but sufficient if only staying a few days. The hotel is boutique themed, and may not be to everyone's taste, but beds are comfortable, and the room was stocked with full size gels, shampoos, and disposable razors which is unusual in this room rate range.

    The actual room sizes are small in comparison to a business room in a chain franchise. There was a minibar, but not stocked with very much of interest. The biggest disappointment was the lack of coffee making facilities in the room. I would have traded the Bose iPad music docking station for a instant coffee maker any day of the week. The flat screen tv and cd player worked well, but there were no pay tv options, and the tv choices were the usual mix of European free to air channels. the bath and shower unit were not separated from the sleeping area, some people sharing a room may find this a problem. The colour scheme of the rooms are dark chocolate and mauve. Whilst these may be chic boutique hotel colours, they do tend to make small rooms feel even smaller. The rear gardens were out of bounds during my visit due to a complete renovation being undertaken. Smokers beware, that smoking is forbidden anywhere in the hotel.

    United Kingdom, 
  • 8.8
    Great

    We had a lovely time at The Canal House Hotel. It was perfectly located, just out of the centre to be quiet and relaxed but near enough to walk into. It is set on a pretty canal and within walking distance of the museums - just near The Anne Frank House, and shopping areas. Our room was very small but clean and comfortable. I particularly liked the fact that we could work the air conditioning and also that we could open the huge windows as I hate a hot room! Food was super with a good selection of hot and cold breakfast and the one night we had dinner there it was delicious! In fact the best meal we had during our stay. Staff were friendly and attentive.

    For such a small room it did seem a little expensive. It would have been nice to have had tea and coffee making facilities. Our room faced the garden which would have been a plus if it was finished! It is apparently going to be delightful but was a pile of rubble when we stayed.

    United Kingdom, 
  • 9.2
    Perfect

    Staff were uniformly helpful and accommodating--we arrived two full hours before stated check-in time and they not only allowed us to stow bags in a (fairly tight) area but got all the bags to our room up steep and winding stairs while we had a bite to eat, and without asking if we wished for help. The decor is beautiful and striking and very chic, with a constant theme from entry through guest rooms. The room had every comfort, including really good soaps and a somewhat larger than normal closet safe. My admiration of one of the lamps in the lounge/dining area (I was taking a picture) resulted in our waiter telling me the designer, adding some more info about other lighting in the room and telling me where the shop was. Nice to have such knowledable staff. Then, at dinner, I did not want any of the available desserts after a fairly heavy meal, and they prepared sliced oranges with a bit of sugar and grand marnier for me. Delicious and perfect and the waiter's idea. We also had to leave early, and breads, cereals, etc. were fully laid out before 6:30 A.M. Wake-up call and taxi arrived exactly when requested. A really good hotel with a good kitchen as well.

    I can't say we "did not like this" as it did not inconvenience us--but if there was any way for the hotel to include an elevator (perhaps building outward into the large garden) I can only think it would even broaden their appeal.

    United Kingdom, 
  • 8.2
    Great

    Best surprise was an upgrade to a spacious suite, tastefully decorated with a view onto the canal.

    United Kingdom, 
  • 10.0
    Perfect

    The room was very comfortable with every amenity and the location was perfect - quiet yet convenient to everything.

    United Kingdom, 
FAQ
What is the nearest airport to Canal House?
Canal House lies within 20 km of Schiphol airport.
Does Canal House Hotel Amsterdam serve breakfast?
Yes, Canal House Hotel Amsterdam provides a continental breakfast for the guests.
How far is Canal House Hotel Amsterdam from the city centre?
The city centre is located 10 minutes' walk away from Canal House Hotel Amsterdam.
Is free internet provided in Canal House Hotel?
Yes, Canal House Hotel provides internet for free.
What interesting sites can I visit not far from Canal House Hotel Amsterdam?
Landmarks near Canal House Hotel Amsterdam include Anne Frank House as well as Homomonument.
What leisure facilities are provided at Canal House Hotel Amsterdam?
You can enjoy a fireplace, entertainment activities and a bar available in Canal House Hotel Amsterdam.
Where is Canal House positioned?
Canal House is placed in the very heart of the city, at 1.1 km distance from Amsterdam Tulip Museum.
Can I have lunch or dinner next to Canal House Hotel?
Yes, you can have lunch or dinner at Restaurant Black and Blue within 150 metres of Canal House Hotel.
Does Canal House Hotel have parking on site?
Yes, Canal House Hotel is available on site for EUR 35 per day.
How much does a room at Canal House Hotel Amsterdam cost?
The price for a room in Canal House Hotel Amsterdam starts at €406.
What are the room types offered by Canal House Hotel?
Canal House Hotel provides such room types as Exceptional Room, Executive Queen Room and Double Room.
Is there any public transport near Canal House Hotel?
Yes, there is Westermarkt bus stop within 300 metres away from Canal House Hotel.
Address
Keizersgracht 148, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1015 CX
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Highlights
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as 

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Good to know
Check-infrom 16:00-23:59FREECheck-outfrom 05:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no cots provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
Schiphol (AMS) 16.9 km
Rotterdam The Hague (RTM) 70.8 km
Train
Amsterdam Central Station 1.0 km
Underground
Rokin800 m
Amsterdam Central Metro 1.1 km
Bus
Bus stop300 m
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You can book a shuttle, once your reservation is complete.
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