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The Highlander
3 stars

The Highlander

Nieuwezijdsvoorburgwal 98-100, 1012 SG Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Amsterdam, Netherlands
See location+31 206 273 882
From
C$ 163
Cheapest

rate per night

8.3
Great
based on 2225 reviews
2,225 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
King room
C$ 163
Deluxe room
C$ 206
Double room
C$ 217

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About The Highlander

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Just 10 minutes' walk from Amsterdam Centraal Railway Station, Hotel Citadel has a convenient location, making it an ideal base when visiting Amsterdam. It is located a brief walk from Dam Square and De Wallen.

There are a range of amenities on offer to guests of Hotel Citadel, such as a 24-hour reception, 24-hour room service and an express check-in and check-out feature. Additionally, the multilingual staff are on hand to offer assistance.

The charming rooms at this 3-star hotel provide a flat-screen TV and movies-on-demand. Each provides a private bathroom with a hair dryer.

Hotel Citadel Amsterdam is within walking distance of Anne Frank House, University of Amsterdam and Rembrandt House Museum, and has a range of shopping, dining and nightlife options on its doorstep. Royal Palace at Dam Square is also nearby.

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Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at The Highlander

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Dining

  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

General

  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Tablet
  • TV

Bedroom

  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Laundry

  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Reviews of The Highlander

8.3
Very good2,225 verified reviews
6.8Families
21.9Couples
8.9Solo
4.2Friends
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8Very good
Anonymous, Jun. 2016

Pros. Hotel Citadel was very convenient, great location, literally walking distance from everything. Rooms were spacious and clean. Very satisfied :) only thing is that they do not have an iron, bring a travel steamer!!! Staff was very helpful to their greatest capacity and easy on the eyes ;)

7.7Good
Hans, Jun. 2016

Pros. Comfortable. Just a block from Dam Square and public transport in front. Great beds. Perfect WIFI. Just sleep and enjoy comfort.

Cons. Too little capacity in the breakfast room.

9.7Wonderful
João, Jun. 2016

Pros. The rooms are small, as other reviewers say, but In my opinion the area is enough. All the hotel is clean and well decorated. The best value is it's location. The Staff is very nice and to the guests.

Cons. The included breakfast is not bad, but could be better. The average price per night is a bit high.

8.5Very good
Anonymous, Sep. 2015

Pros. Belle chambre Propre Lit confortable Personnel très gentil Bien placé (pas loin du quartier rouge)

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

What can I expect from the beds at The Highlander?

The beds at The Highlander are very comfortable, often described as 'Amsterdam clouds in the sky' by guests.

Is parking available at The Highlander?

Yes, parking is available at The Highlander, providing convenience for guests who arrive by car.

How is the food quality at The Highlander?

Guests have praised the excellent breakfast and the good quality of food at The Highlander.

What is the cleanliness like at The Highlander?

The hotel is described as clean and tidy, with guests appreciating the cleanliness of the rooms and the hotel in general.

How is the customer service at The Highlander?

The staff at The Highlander are often described as very friendly, helpful, and welcoming, providing excellent customer service.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Opt for a Room with Natural Light

Some guests found the rooms to be dark, so consider requesting a room with ample natural light to enhance your stay.

Check Room Amenities

Ensure that the room amenities, such as coffee pods and water, are replenished daily, as some guests experienced inconsistencies in this regard.

Consider Noise Levels

If you are sensitive to noise, be aware that some guests mentioned that the aeration system made an unacceptable noise. It may be beneficial to inquire about this before booking.

Explore the Colorful Design

Embrace the hotel's unique color motif, with each room featuring a different color. Guests appreciated the thoughtful design, so take the time to appreciate the individuality of each room.

Be Mindful of Room Size

Some guests found the rooms to be compact, so if you prefer more space, consider inquiring about room size options or upgrades.

Request Additional Lighting

If you find the room lighting insufficient, consider requesting additional lighting to enhance the ambiance and functionality of the space.

Take Advantage of the Central Location

The hotel's central location was praised by many guests, making it convenient for exploring nearby attractions and accessing transportation hubs.

Engage with the Friendly Staff

Numerous guests highlighted the helpful and friendly nature of the staff, so don't hesitate to seek their assistance or recommendations during your stay.

Enjoy the Breakfast Selection

Guests appreciated the variety and quality of the breakfast options, so be sure to indulge in the morning offerings to start your day off right.

Consider Storage Needs

Some guests found the room lacking in storage space, so if you have specific storage requirements, it may be beneficial to inquire about this before your stay.

Location

Nieuwezijdsvoorburgwal 98-100, 1012 SG Amsterdam, North Holland

What's nearby

  • Nieuwe Kerk194 m
  • De Dam279 m
  • Royal Palace Amsterdam279 m
  • Nationaal Monument320 m
  • Oude Kerk0.4 km
  • Red Light District0.4 km
  • Westerkerk0.6 km
  • Anne Frank Huis0.6 km
  • Chinatown0.6 km
  • Amsterdam Museum0.6 km
  • Begijnhof0.7 km
  • Zuiderkerk0.8 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about The Highlander

Low season

November

High season

April

Average price (weeknight)

C$ 379

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 652
Cheapest month to stay with an average 36% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 86% rise in price.
Average Sun. - Thu. price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a room at The Highlander

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Top tips for your stay at The Highlander

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The Highlander, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in November and January.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at The Highlander, plan to stay on a Saturday or Friday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at The Highlander was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 306, while the most expensive was C$ 306.
  • How long should you stay at The Highlander? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 3 days.

FAQs when booking at The Highlander

  • Where is The Highlander located?

    The Highlander is located at Nieuwezijdsvoorburgwal 98-100 in Centrum, 0.3 km from the centre of Amsterdam. Nieuwe Kerk is the closest landmark to The Highlander.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Highlander?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at The Highlander.

  • Does The Highlander offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Highlander offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is The Highlander from the airport?

    The Highlander is 11.4 km from Amsterdam Schiphol. The Highlander is 56.1 km from Rotterdam The Hague.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Highlander hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Highlander in Amsterdam and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Highlander and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Highlander.

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Good to know

Value for money

7.7

Distance to downtown

0.3 km

Nearest Airport

Amsterdam Schiphol

Distance to airport

11.4 km