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What We Love

  • A central location unbeatable for exploring Amsterdam by foot
  • Gorgeous secluded courtyard
  • Magnificent collection of art and curios
  • The attentive but not obsequious staff

What To Know

  • A city tax of 5.5 percent of the room cost, per night, will be collected by the hotel at checkout
  • Seven One Seven is a charming nine-room property, not a cutting-edge boutique
  • Guests are permitted to smoke in the communal library and on the patio
  • No on-site restaurant but there are plenty of options within walking distance
  • Passes are available for a local gym, a five-minute walk from the property
  • No spa, but in-room treatments are available and passes for a nearby spa are offered at reception


  •  Babysitting
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
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The Review

At the nine-room Seven One Seven hotel, nothing seems to be too much trouble for the small team of immaculately starched staff. Breakfast in the candlelit courtyard-side salon is a similarly sumptuous affair, with an immense spread that starts with tropical fruit and ends with a decadent entrée (and a little nap, if you follow our advice).

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Aside from the in-room comforts, the hotel doesn’t offer much in the way of on-site activities. But that’s no matter, as the location is superb. Visible from the hotel’s upper reaches, the Rijksmuseum, an art museum chock-full of Dutch paintings from the Golden Age, is but a short stroll away, as is the gaudy gauntlet of neon-fronted eateries just off Leidseplein.

How to Get There

Hotel Seven One Seven
Prinsengracht 717
Amsterdam, 1017 JW Netherlands


4.5 Very Good 488 Reviews
Excellent place for a family!
Reviewed 1 day ago

We recently stayed at the Seven One Seven for a several day getaway with our 1.5 year old son. The Franz Liszt Suite was excellent! There is a separate sitting room that allows you to put the kid to bed and enjoy a glass of wine after a long day. The room itself was quiet and offered plenty of space for our little one to walk around. The hotel provides a pack-and-play crib. The staff were extremely helpful at helping you get in and out of the building with a toddler (there are stairs). The location is also fantastic for walking around the city and experiencing all the fun. I will absolutely stay here again on our next trip to Amsterdam.

Wonderful stay
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved this hotel! It is in a great location within the Canal Ring, close to many attractions, restaurants and bars. The room had a great view over the canal and was stylish and very spacious with a very comfortable bed covered in lovely quality bedding. The bathroom had a bath and importantly a separate shower. The plentiful breakfast was delicious, served on pretty blue and white Dutch porcelain in a very nice airy room that opens onto a patio. The friendly staff were very helpful with everything we needed. Would love to return next time we are in Amsterdam.

Truly scenic fairytale like accomodation, central Amsterdam
Reviewed 4 days ago

Staying at the Seven one Seven was a remarkable experience and a pillar to a recent business trip of mine in Asmterdam.

I stayed at the Seven One Seven for 3 nights during a working weekend ans picked the Shaekspere Room (#1). From entry to farewell, the hotel’s team did everything possible to make the stay as convenient as possible: with a warm check in experience at a classically designed salon with candles, books and artpieces, checking in is not done in front of a cold reception desk but on a cozy sofa with an iPad while luggage is brought to the room. I found that really kind. Additionally, the team was so kind to leave a dutch welcome gift, wrapped nicely and left in the room.

The room itself is spacious and special: it has a Bang and Olufsen TV and stereo set to hear radio, a Nespresso coffee machine with capsules, journals and art books. The room is consistently spotlessly clean and being well looked after by the staff who are always on site. The room is illuminated by tall, large windows that surround it with multiple layers of shield. All in all the feeling is intimate, warm and stylish.

Another special experience is the hotel’s breakfast, which is intimate and full of gentleness: fresh fruit and becerages served on beautiful dutch pottery painted in blue. The breakfast is made by order and takes place in the lower platform of the hotel, aside a peaceful inner courtyard. How peaceful.

A personal morning conversation with the hotel manager around a topic that arose during my stay clarified that the hotel puts a lot of emphasis on quality of service and goes above and beyond to present an accomodation experience that’s rare to find today - even in boutique hotels. The attention to small details is definitely noticed and for me, very appreciated.

Needless to mention the central location of the hotel in the city, making it a perfect point of departure to practically anywhere by walking.

Thank you Seven One Seven, I am more than looking forward to seeing you soon on my next visit to Amsterdam.

Lovely hotel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our stay at this hotel. Nice big room, great breakfast and helpful staff. Not for those who cannot manage stairs as there is no elevator and the stairs are very steep. But a great location. I just wish that hotels would provide beds that can be separated so it is easier for friends rather than couples. Would certainly recommend this lovely hotel.

Wonderful stay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That place was really full of charm and breakfast were delicious. Well situated near the major museums. People were helpful to find restaurants and book taxi for us. Thank you so much, we will come back and give the reference to friends.