Filosoof Hotel - Amsterdam  3 stars

Anna Van Den Vondelstraat 6, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1054GZ  show mapSave
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This hotel has a great location in the heart of the city.Hotel de Filosoof's uniqueness is that each of the 38 rooms is decorated in different themes.

Hotel de Filosoof has a bar/lounge, library and a spacious garden for relaxing.

All rooms have private facilities, telephone and cable TV.

The old city centre is within walking distance as well are the main museums, art galleries, entertainment and shopping areas.

Two conference rooms are available for business meetings and special occasions.

Public transportation readily available.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of rooms   45.

City Center Amsterdam - 1.3 mi
Airports Amsterdam-Schiphol (AMS) - 5.8 mi, Rotterdam Zestienhoven (RTM) - 33.4 mi
Train Stations Station Amsterdam Zuid-WTC - 1.6 mi, Amsterdam Zuid-WTC Station - 1.6 mi
Underground stations Metro Heemstedestraat - 1.6 mi, Metro Weesperplein - 1.6 mi
Bus stop - 1700 ft
Restaurants Fan's Kitchen (cuisine: Asian) - 300 ft, Blauw (cuisine: Indonesian) - 900 ft


All guestrooms at De Filosoof are luxurious to provide a relaxing stay to its guests. Every unit comes with cable TV. Non-smoking rooms, Air conditioning, Heating, Telephone, Radio, Terrace.

Dining options

Bar. A buffet breakfast is served at the price of EUR 15 per person per night. During the week breakfast is from 7am - 10am. At the weekend breakfast is ready for you from 8am - 11am.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of EUR 15 per person per night. 


Wireless internet is available and is free of charge. Meeting/banquet facilities. Business library. Fax/photocopying. Conference rooms.


A unique hotel, in a unique location. The hotel has a large garden. Going sightseeing.

Additional features

All children under the age of two may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. All children under the age of two may stay for free. Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 40.00 per night/person for extra beds. Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is one. Pets are not allowed. Shops/Commercial Services, Laundry.Car rental.

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  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

  • Laundry
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
Meeting facilities
  • Conference facilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Library
Room facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom



from  2 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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All guestrooms at De Filosoof are luxurious to provide a relaxing stay to its guests. Every unit comes with cable TV. Non-smoking rooms, Air conditioning, Heating, Telephone, Radio, Terrace.

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Bed type: Double or Twin beds
Size: 175 sq. feet
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    Filosoof LocationWhat's nearby

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    • Parks
    • Tourist attractions
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    • Convention centers
    • Stadiums
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    What's nearby

    What's nearby.

    The area surrounding De Filosoof is circled with museums and art galleries. Van Gogh Museum, opéra Concertgebouw and Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. This romantic property is 20 minutes to Historical Museum Amsterdam and Anne Frank Haus.

    Tourist attractions
    • Melkweg
      3000 ft
    • IDFA festival
      3000 ft
    • Weihnachtsmarkt Leidseplein
      3000 ft
    • 3700 ft
    • Amsterdam Canal Cruises
      3700 ft
    Popular areas
    • Museum Square
      2300 ft
    • Paradiso
      3000 ft
    • Holland Casino Amsterdam
      3000 ft
    Places of interest
    Monuments and Landmarks
    • opéra Concertgebouw
      2300 ft
    • 2700 ft
    • DeLaMar Theater
      2700 ft
    • De Balie
      3000 ft
    • Nieuwe de la Mar Theater
      3000 ft
    • Boom Chicago
      3000 ft

    Local Attractions

    • Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis)
      1.2 mi
      Prinsengracht 267, Amsterdam
    • Magere Brug
      5100 ft
      Kerkstraat, Amsterdam
    • The Cat Cabinet (Kattenkabinet)
      1.0 mi
      Herengracht 497, Amsterdam
    • Torture Museum
      1.0 mi
      Singel 449, Amsterdam
    • Amsterdam City Archives
      1.0 mi
      Vijzelstraat 32, Amsterdam

    Near the hotel

    • Van Gogh Museum
      2600 ft
      Paulus Potterstraat 7, Amsterdam
    • Fashion & Museum District
      2200 ft
      Van Baerlestraat 50, Amsterdam
    • The Stedelijk Museum
      2400 ft
      Museumplein 10, Amsterdam
    • CoBrA Museum of Modern Art
      2700 ft
      Sandbergplein 1-3, Amsterdam
    • The Rijksmuseum (National Museum)
      3400 ft
      Museumstraat 1, Amsterdam
    • Diamant Museum Amsterdam
      3000 ft
      Paulus Potterstraat 8, Amsterdam
    • Max Euwe Centrum
      3200 ft
      Max Euweplein 30a, Amsterdam

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Fan's Kitchen

      87% likes this, based on 14 reviews
      Cuisine: Asian

      300 ft
      Overtoom 254

      Phone: 020-6167501

    • Blauw

      73% likes this, based on 230 reviews
      Cuisine: Indonesian

      900 ft
      Amstelveenseweg 158-160

      Phone: 020 - 675 50 00

    • Tomatillo Tex-Mex To Go

      76% likes this, based on 31 reviews
      Cuisine: Mexican

      500 ft
      261 Overtoom
    • Rice is Nice

      96% likes this, based on 32 reviews
      Cuisine: Indonesian, Malaysian

      500 ft
      Overtoom 259

      Phone: +31 6 24 24 1031

    • Cafe Restaurant Toom

      71% likes this, based on 43 reviews
      Cuisine: European
      Price Range: USD 17 - USD 25

      600 ft

      Phone: +31 (0) 20 61 89901

    Getting there.

    It also located within a 5-minute walk of the Jan Pieter Heijestraat (Overtoom) tram stop. Public transport: Tram one; Stop: Jan Pieter Heijestraat, Tram three; Stop: Overtoom Tram 12; Stop Overtoom, Bus 353; Stop Overtoom.

    Getting around.

    Its central location next to the means of transport, such as tram stop, Amsterdam central station and central station. It Is a short tram ride away from central station - approximately 12 minutes by tram.

    Filosoof Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Filosoof

    Average guest rating

    out of 10
    Based on 206 reviews

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    Individual guest reviews

    • Older travelers

      The helpfulness of the staff, the location near the Vondelpark, and the charm of the hotel, make this one of our favourites. This was our second stay at the Hotel de Filosoof and we hope to return.

      We were shocked at first that we were allocated a room across the road in an annex, an inferior room, not worth the price. When we asked, however, we were accomodated in the same room we had occupied 4 years ago, in the main building. As people from the annexes share the same breakfast facilties these have now become more crowded. The hotel is in danger of outgrowing its original charm if this expansion continues.

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      Very helpful staff who even rang restaurants to help us with dinner reservations during extremely busy 8 May weekend. We really appreciated their customer service and liked the slightly quirky shabby chic decor. We looked hard for a non 'standard' chain hotel on a peak weekend and Filosoof is just that. One direct tram line to Central station and beautiful residential location by Vondelpark, which is why we chose Filosoof.

      Breakfast - overpriced, nothing fresh - except overboiled eggs and brown, overripe bananas - for 15EUR/hd. Even the fruit salad was canned, bain marie was baked beans (canned), boiled eggs, and soggy little dutch pancakes. Rest was bread, cheese, packet spreads, nothing prepared fresh by the kitchen, expresso size cups on table are too small for tea drinkers! And they took the daybed out of our room where we had our suitcases etc and gave it to another guest - without consulting us - we came back one night and there was just a big gap where our main furniture had been! No explanation. For a 'deluxe room' at 150EUR I was a bit surprised, even for a 3* hotel..Overall happy to stay again but breakfast at Café Vertigo in Vondelpark recommended.

      • Average rating
    • Single

      The hotel is located in a quiet street

      Although there are Public Transport services close, you are 30-minute walk distant from the city centre! and taxis are pretty expensive.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Location, having elevator, shower in the bathroom, having safe, comfortable bed, excellent staff, pleasant atmosphere in the hotel

      Need some maintenance for furniture

      • Average rating
    • Single

      Nice location next to the park and very close to the museums. Interesting ambiance, with themed rooms, quotations on the walls and books all over.

      Poor value, way too spartan for its price. Gross misrepresentation about Internet availability -- there is only an open network in the reception area, not the slightest trace of signal in the rooms. And don't use the phone, it's a total ripoff -- they will log excessively long calls instead of their actual length and overcharge you accordingly.

      • Average rating
    • Single

      - Wireless doesn´t work in the room. All the guests go to reception to have wireless signal and the internet is not good;

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Location near Vondelpark and tram line 1

      We asked for quiet room already when booking. Our room #2 was under corridor from reception to breakfast room, so all steps were clearly heard day and night and hotel was fully booked. We were given another room #20 for rest of stay which was supposed to be with bath, but was not. Room was also very small and the bed was collapsed.

      • Average rating
    • Single

      friendly staff and helpful. Decoration associated to the philosphy

      poor wall soundproofing; on the same floor, when the door of an other room is closed or somebody talking in the corridor, easily all noise could be catch up

      • Average rating
    • Single

      No Wi Fi internet and the smallest rooms I have ever seen.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      We liked the location near to Vondelpark and ease of access to the city without being in the busy centre.Staff were very pleasant on checking in and out.

      We had booked a deluxe/superior room and we were disappointed at the size and also the dark decor - room 18 - which was not at all what we had expected from the website pictures.

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      Big room with door to garden area. Comfortable beds. Clean environment. Friendly staff who helped us with requests at all times.

      Narrow stairways which are not easily negotiated by everyone. Disappointed by breakfast, which was not good value for money at €15.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      The location of the hotel.

      The premises are up to some maintenance/renovation. The entrance hall with red carpet has known its hey days whereas the walls were full of bumps caused by luggage. This does not make a good impression when you enter. Tiny bathroom although we had a deluxe room. Overall price/quality: could be improved.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      really enjoyed our stay, room was small but cosy and good value!

      • Average rating
    • Single

      Lovely large room with comfortable bed, and bathroom with bath and shower. Individually decorated rooms (I assume), and a nice selection of books and magazines.

      The heating had been left full-on the day I arrived, so my room was like a sauna when I arrived. Also the free wifi signal was very weak in my room.

      • Average rating
    • Single

      good location, charming atmosphere, simple, great shower, near the tram, comfortable, windows that open, quiet.

      posted rate from did not include some taxes or breakfast, and separate cost of breakfast seemed high

      • Average rating
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