4.5
Very Good 532 Reviews
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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

Amenities

  •  Babysitting
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
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Overview

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

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 532 Reviews
Quirky small hotel - lots of personality and great location
Reviewed 6 hours ago

When visiting Amsterdam, it is important to find a hotel in a good location - access to the centrum, museums, restaurants, and shops. This hotel satisfied that criterion and provided a very whimsical room decor. Our room was large, furnished with a sofa and a large table - scaled to accommodate a medieval banquet! Large windows overlooked the canal. The only downside was that the streets in this central part of the city tend to be a bit noisy, with late-night pub-crawlers. Perhaps a room toward the back of the hotel might have afforded more peace & quiet. The common areas were inviting and, again, furnished with very eclectic and unusual pieces.

Anniversary Trip
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great time celebrating our 22nd Anniversary in Amsterdam and loved Hotel Seven One Seven. This is a boutique hotel with a very central location so it is very easy to visit the art galleries and other exhibitions in Amsterdam. The Picasso suite is huge and has fantastic views of the canal.

Canal District Gem
Reviewed 3 days ago

Warm and welcoming staff and the beautiful homey decor made Hotel Seven One Seven feel like home. It was a Please ire to return after full days of sight seeing. The hotel is perfectly located and we were able to walk to all the highlights. Thank you for a fabulous stay!

Beautiful hotel
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hotel Seven One Seven is a beautiful old house in a very central location. The room were beautifully decorated with amazing furniture and very comfortable beds. The staff were very helpful and full of great recommendations.

Comfort in a great location
Reviewed 4 days ago

We chose this classic canal side boutique hotel, to celebrate our Silver wedding anniversary. Centrally situated and to be able to walk everywhere or catch a tram - Prinsengracht is a great location. The staff were all welcoming, very polite and helpful. The rooms were traditionally furnished and provided everything we needed. They also served delicious breakfast overlooking the courtyard. The Gustav Mahler suite was a very comfortable room, quiet and very clean with a large bathroom.