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The Toren

Keizergracht 164 1015 Amsterdam

Hotel Description:
Whoever wants to be treated to a unique and memorable stay in Amsterdam should stay at The Toren. The hotels elegantly designed interior and warm welcome, combined with the beautiful surroundings create a special atmosphere and a safe haven for you to completely relax. The hotel has been designed with your pleasure in mind! Thanks to its fantastic location, all of Amsterdams cultural, historical and modern attractions are within walking distance, or easily reached by tram or bike. Being a few streets back from the hustle and bustle ensures a welcome peacefulness for a good nights rest.
Location
The Toren is situated on the Keizersgracht in the centre of Amsterdam. Overlooked by the famous Westertoren, it is located in a district that offers plenty of beautiful and interesting places to see and discover. The convivial and picturesque Jordaan dis
Approach

PUBLIC TRANSPORT From Central Station About 7 minutes by tram: line 13 or 17 followed by a two-minute walk. Get off at the Westermarkt tram stop. From the stop, cross the street and walk towards the church. Continue past the church, keeping the church on your left, and go down the Keizersgracht. Cross the first bridge. You will find The Toren a few houses down from the first bridge. By TAXI from Centraal Station /ca EUR 15 FROM SCHIPHOL AIRPORT: At approximately 15 km or 8 miles. From Schiphol by KLM shuttle bus The shuttle bus runs every half hour from Schiphol. You can board the bus outside the departure hall at Schiphol. The bus stops in front of the hotel and also offers a return service if so required. A single trip costs 12.00 and a return 19.00. Tickets are available on the bus. If you wish to return to the airport from the hotel by shuttle bus, please report to our reception desk a day in advance. Staff at the reception desk will inform the shuttle bus service of the time you wish to leave.
Hotel features/particularities
  • Reception open 24h a day
  • Wake up service
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  • Bar
  • Room Service
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  • Laundry service
  • Safe at the reception desk
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    Room features
  • Whirlpool
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Phone
  • Room Service
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  • Hairdryer
  • TV
  • Pay TV
  • Minibar
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  • Shower
  • Coffee maker
  • Cable TV
  • Air condition
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    Point of interest/Attraction:
  • Old Amsterdam a- The Royal Palace on the Dam The Dam is where the very first dam was built on the Amstel - the very start of Amsterdam. On the Dam you can find the Royal Palace which was built by Jacob van Campen in 1648. The palace is open to the public at set times during the summer months. b- Little courtyards In the Jordaan quarter there are various little courtyards. These inner courtyards hidden behind the houses are definitely worth a visit. One of the most famous courtyards is the Begijnhof/ which can be entered via the Kalverstraat. As you enter the courtyard, which contains the oldest wooden house in Amsterdam /built in 1475/, you will experience a wonderful sense of peace and quiet. c- de Waag This old building within walking distance of the hotel was originally built as a city gate back in 1488. Rembrandt was a frequent visitor and painted his /Anatomical Lesson/ here. Various guilds left their mark on this striking building. In 1996 the building was re-opened as a restaurant and cafe.
  • Meeting:
  • Our beautiful, air-conditioned conference room is tastefully decorated and can accommodate groups up to 18 persons boardroom style and 25 persons in theatre style. It offers all modern equipment and facilities, including a beamer and wireless internet. During your conference we provide coffee, tea, soft drinks and lunch. Following you will find a list with our tariffs.
  • Recreation:
  • Excursions a- In Amsterdam 1- The City Tour This tour is highly recommended. You can see all of the sights of Amsterdam and learn a lot about them in the space of a morning or afternoon. b- Outside of Amsterdam 2 - Keukenhof Keukenhof is a huge park full of tulips and other bulb flowers/ which makes it one of the main attractions in the spring of each year. This is a beautiful setting in which to go walking. 3 - Marken Marken is a little village on a peninsula just north of Amsterdam. The village is famous for its little wooden houses and traditional dress. The little harbour is definitely worth a visit. 4 - Zaanse Schans A delightful old hamlet just north of Amsterdam that shows what life was like in the Netherlands a few centuries ago. There are windmills/ museums/ clog maker and a cheese maker. a- The Anne Frank House Anne Frank became world famous for the diary she wrote during the German occupation in the Second World War. The house where she went into hiding is right in the centre of Amsterdam. You can see the rear part of the house in which the family hid and the original diary. b- Canal cruises One of the most popular attractions in the Netherlands. Seeing Amsterdam from the water is a unique experience. Buy a ticket at one of the ticket offices. The boats depart every 15 minutes or so. A canal cruise in the evening through the fairy-lit canals is a romantic adventure. c- Pedal boats You can hire a pedal boat on the corner of Prinsengracht. This is the relaxed way to enjoy Amsterdam when the sun is shining. d- The Metropolis Museum An experiential science museum especially for children. Very playful and educational. e- Artis Zoo A large zoo with a planetarium and a special tropical fish department. f- The Miranda swimming pool This is a tropical swimming pool right next to the end of tram line 25. Ideal for a rainy day. g- Madame Tussaud's wax model museum This unique museum of wax models of national and international celebrities can be found on the Dam. The collection is right up to date. You can also sample the atmosphere of medieval Amsterdam. h- Street artists on the Leidseplein All kinds of street artists - from fire eaters to living statues and conjurers - perform on the Leidseplein during the summer months. i - Fry you own pancake restaurant
  • Restaurant:
  • Restaurants: If you enjoy good food you will find countless good restaurants near the Museumplein and in the Jordaan quarter. You can take your pick of Dutch/ Indonesian/ Thai/ French/ Spanish and vegetarian cuisine. Restaurant Het Heertje in the Heerenstraat is a treat for gourmets. Cafes In the Jordaan quarter is a very famous cafe known as De Twee Zwaantjes where musicians play and guests sing along. The staff at reception will be happy to advise you on the best evenings to visit. Other good bars include The Three Sisters on the Rembrandts-plein and De Heinekenhoek on the Leidseplein. Cafe Metz on the corner of Leidsestraat and Keizersgracht also has a lovely view. The Kalvertoren is a shopping centre near the Munt. Inside the shopping centre there is a restaurant with a fabulous view of the city.
  • Further information
  • Check-In: 12:00
  • Check-Out: 11:00
  • Accepted credit card payment
  • MasterCard/EuroCard
  • DinersClub
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  • Visa
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  • AmericanExpress
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