Des Arts Hotel  2 stars

Rokin 154, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1012LE  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Room was very big - Decent bathroom - No tea/coffee or milk - Would stay again
  • Boats across the canal - Restaurants right up the road - Beds were very comfy
  • Location was perfect - Close to central station - Canal view - No car parking
  • Great little hotel - Close to city center - Communal areas were fine - No lift - No internet
  • Staff were very nice - Breakfast was lovely - Clean towels everyday - Reasonably priced

Overview

The two-star Hotel des Arts is a cozy family-run property boasting a central location in the Rokin area within a short walk from the major city sights including Dam Square, Van Gogh Museum and Flower Market.

The hotel occupies a traditional 17th century Dutch building situated right by the canal. Interior design is maintained in an old Dutch style.

The hotel amenities include Wi-Fi, parking and basic business services.

The 22 guestrooms feature safe and heating as well as the other amenities provided on request.

The hotel is easily accessible both from the airport and the railway station.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   22.

Hotel des Arts has an unrivalled location in the heart of Amsterdam at one of its famous canals. The major city attractions and public transportation are just a short walk away.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 600 m
  • Airport: Amsterdam-Schiphol - 11.0km, Soesterberg - 37.4km
  • Train Station: Amsterdam Central Station - 1.3km, Station Amsterdam Muiderpoort - 2.8km
  • Underground station: Metro Weesperplein - 1.3km, Metro Wibautstraat - 2.0km
  • Bus stop - 100 m

Rooms

The guestrooms are majorly decorated in a classic style with elegant textile and paintings; some rooms are modern and maintained in bright cheerful colors.

Double/twin, triple, family and quadruple units are available. The gusts can choose the rooms with the canal view.

Basic en-suite comforts include bathroom, heating and safe. Tea/coffee maker and hair dryer can be provided on request.

Free cots for children under two years and extra beds for older children and adults, are available.

Dining options

Varied breakfast buffet makes part of the room deal. It can be optionally services in the guestroom.

There are no on-site dining options yet the surrounding area abounds in restaurants and bars.

At the hotel Des Arts guests are invited to a buffet breakfast served for free. 

Work

Business guests can make use of fax and photocopying services, PC with internet connection in the lobby or Wi-Fi access available in the public areas.

Leisure

There are no recreational facilities on-site.

Additional features

The hotel offers a shoe shine service, Wi-Fi internet in the public areas and safety deposit-box at reception.

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Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 46 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed

Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • In-room safe

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The guestrooms are majorly decorated in a classic style with elegant textile and paintings; some rooms are modern and maintained in bright cheerful colors.

Double/twin, triple, family and quadruple units are available. The gusts can choose the rooms with the canal view.

Basic en-suite comforts include bathroom, heating and safe. Tea/coffee maker and hair dryer can be provided on request.

Free cots for children under two years and extra beds for older children and adults, are available.

Double Room
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Bed type: Two Single Beds

Spacious light room includes comfortable work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

Room facilities
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    Spacious light room includes comfortable work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

    Double / Twin
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    Bed type: Two Single Beds

    Spacious light room includes comfortable work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

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      Double/Twin Canal View
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      Des Arts Hotel Double/Twin Canal View Double / Twin Canalview
      Bed type: Two Single Beds
      View: Water view

      Spacious light room includes comfortable work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

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        Des Arts Hotel Triple Room

        Spacious light room includes comfortable work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

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        Des Arts Hotel Triple Room Canal View Triple room Canalview
        View: Water view

        Spacious light room includes comfortable work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom. With a view of the Amstel Canal.

        Quad Room
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        Des Arts Hotel Quad Room Quad room

        Spacious light room includes comfortable work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

        Family Room
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        Contemporary spacious Suite consists of a cozy bedroom, comfortable well-furnished living room and convenient bathroom.

        Family Room Canal View
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        Des Arts Hotel Family Room Canal View Familyroom Canalview
        View: Water view

        Contemporary spacious Suite consists of two cozy bedroom and convenient bathroom. With a view of the Amstel Canal.

        Des Arts Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        What's nearby.

        The nearby places of interest are: Rembrandt Square (300m), Dam Square (600m), Leidse Square (800m), Shippinghouse (1.1km), Van Gogh Museum (1.3km) and many others.

        Attractions for Tourists
        • Rembrandt Plein
          400 m
        • Royal Palace Amsterdam
          500 m
        • Dam Square
          500 m
        • Madame Tussaud's Amsterdam
          500 m
        Popular areas
        • Flower Market
          100 m
        • Supper Club Amsterdam
          400 m
        • Ice Bar Amsterdam
          500 m
        General
        • Begijnhof
          200 m
        • New church
          500 m
        • Southern Church
          500 m
        • The Nine Streets
          500 m
        Shopping Areas
        • Kalverstraat
          200 m
        • Vrolijk Gay and Lesbian Bookstore
          500 m
        Amusement
        • Pathé Tuschinski
          200 m
        • Club Air
          400 m
        Monuments and Landmarks
        • Munttoren
          100 m
        Museums
        • Allard Pierson Museum
          100 m
        • Museo de la Tortura
          100 m
        • Historical Museum Amsterdam
          200 m
        • kattenkabinet
          200 m
        • Museum Van Loon
          400 m
        • Madame Tussauds Museum
          400 m
        • Foam - Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam
          400 m
        Theaters
        • Tuschinski Theater
          200 m
        • Theater de Kleine Komedie
          200 m
        • Koninklijk Theater Carre
          500 m
        Food and meals
        • Escape
          300 m
        • Smokey Coffeeshop
          300 m

        Local Attractions

        • Sarphatipark
          1.5km
          Sarphatipark, Amsterdam
        • Lovers Powerzone
          1.6km
          De Ruyterkade 153, Amsterdam
        • Concertgebouw
          1.6km
          Concertgebouwplein 10, Amsterdam
        • Toms Travel Tours
          1.6km
          Derde Hugo de Grootstraat 27, Amsterdam
        • Het Scheepvaartmuseum National Maritime Museum
          1.7km
          Kattenburgerplein 1, Amsterdam

        Near the hotel

        • Christmas Palace
          80 m
          Singel 508-510, Amsterdam
        • Allard Pierson Museum Amsterdam
          90 m
          Oude Turfmarkt 127, Amsterdam
        • Mint Tower (Munttoren)
          100 m
          Muntplein, Amsterdam
        • Torture Museum
          150 m
          Singel 449, Amsterdam
        • Begijnhof
          220 m
          Gedempte Begijnensloot, Amsterdam
        • Nes
          200 m
          Between Langebrugsteeg and Dam, Amsterdam
        • The Amsterdam Dungeon
          250 m
          Rokin 78, Amsterdam

        Restaurants Nearby

        • La Place Cafe

          66% likes this, based on 51 reviews
          Food: American, Contemporary, Chinese, Barbecue

          10 m
          Kalverstraat 203

          Phone: 0900-2358363

        • Shanghai Noodle

          83% likes this, based on 41 reviews
          Food: Asian fusion
          Price Range: USD 17 - USD 25

          30 m
          152 Rokin

          Phone: +31207712225

        • Vleminckx Fries

          77% likes this, based on 186 reviews
          Food: Belgian
          Price Range: USD 2 - USD 4

          100 m
          Voetboogstraat 31-33
        • Gartine

          82% likes this, based on 276 reviews
          Food: French, Dutch

          160 m
          Taksteeg 7
        • Blue

          74% likes this, based on 55 reviews
          Food: Coffee Shop, Brasserie, Café, Sandwiches

          90 m
          Shopping center Kalvertoren 3rd floor

          Phone: +31 20 427 39 01

        Getting there.

        The hotel is located within 11km from Shiphol Airport and 55km from Rotterdam Airport.

        Central Railway Station is 1.2km away.

        Getting around.

        The hotel guests aimed at sightseeing can enjoy a canal cruise (leaves 200m away).

        The nearby bus and tram stops guarantee an easy access to all Amsterdam sights.

        Public parking is available at a nearby location at extra fee.

        Des Arts Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Des Arts Hotel

        Average guest rating

        7.2
        out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 192 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Value
        7.1
        Dining
        7.9
        Location
        8.1
        Rooms
        7.4
        Service
        6.9

        Individual guest reviews

        • Location is great and for this price you should get a good 3 star hotel. The rooms are clean and towels were changed every day.

          Very unfriendly staff.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            7.0
          • Location
            8
          • Rooms
            8
          • Service
            7
          • Value
            5
        • Central position and friendly atmosphere. Great little food shop in the shopping centre behind the building and very helpful staff. Our room was spacious.

          Very noisy location.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.0
          • Location
            6
          • Rooms
            9
          • Service
            8
          • Value
            9
        • The location is perfect, in front of the hotel you have a tram and the rooms are comfortable, clean and the bathrooms are nice.

          The staff is not friendly and the breakfast is poor by Dutch standards.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            7.8
          • Location
            10
          • Rooms
            7
          • Service
            6
          • Value
            8
        • The location was perfect, the hotel staff were very friendly and room was very nicely decorated very clean. Beautifully framed mirrors the breakfast was fresh and delicious.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.8
          • Location
            8
          • Rooms
            10
          • Value
            9
          • Dining
            8
        • Its location was brilliant, the Hotel Staff were really great and very clean rooms, towels were changed every day. A wonderful breakfast was available.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            9.4
          • Rooms
            8
          • Value
            10
          • Dining
            10
        • Friendly staff great location, the red light district and within walking distance of most attractions. Good value for money and very beautiful decoration. Very soft and wonderful bedding, lovely continental breakfast.

          Room was too expensive for the whole atmosphere.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.2
          • Location
            8
          • Rooms
            9
          • Value
            6
          • Dining
            10
        • The location is perfect, only 7 min to Dam Square and the staff are friendly. The breakfast room is really cute and romantic.

          This hotel is a low 2 star hotel.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            7.8
          • Location
            8
          • Rooms
            9
          • Service
            8
          • Value
            6
        • The location was great and the design of the hotel was lovely. Staff were as helpful and friendly and room was clean. The breakfast was excellent.

          Gorgeous old building from the outside.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.2
          • Location
            6
          • Rooms
            10
          • Service
            9
          • Value
            6
          • Dining
            10
        • The location is excellent, a place you would like to get back later on and staff is very friendly. The inside rooms are just as nice and are quiet, cold drinks could be purchased at the front desk.

          Very old hotel, not worth the money and poor internet connection. The breakfast was not very good.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.2
          • Location
            8
          • Rooms
            9
          • Service
            10
          • Value
            6
          • Dining
            8
        • The location is good, tram right outside front door and restaurants and even the red light district. Hotel is old style and staff are fantastic. The rooms are comfortable.

          Very pricey and poor standards for the money, awful coffee.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            7.6
          • Location
            8
          • Rooms
            9
          • Service
            6
          • Value
            7
        • Perfect location for exploring Amsterdam and near tram stop. The hotel was clean and the staff were excellent. The room was big enough and breakfast was great. The owners were very nice.

          No museum was more than 20 minutes walk away.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.2
          • Location
            9
          • Rooms
            7
          • Service
            8
          • Value
            9
        • Fantastic central location, good Value for Money and very clean and great friendly staff. Soft bed.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            9.0
          • Location
            10
          • Rooms
            8
          • Service
            10
          • Value
            8
        • Privileged location and very central in Amsterdam. The staff friendly and helpful, very comfortable beds. Good food.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            9.0
          • Location
            10
          • Rooms
            10
          • Service
            9
          • Value
            8
          • Dining
            8
        • The bedding was very comfortable and the area was quiet, hotel was tidy good location an friendly staff.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.0
          • Value
            8
        • Location was ideal, the desk staff were amazing and the rooms were clean and comfortable.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.0
          • Rooms
            8
          • Service
            8
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