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A-Train Hotel

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Reviewed 5 February 2013

My wife and I stayed at the hotel for a short city break. The staff were very friendly and helpful when asking about the city. The breakfast was basic but enough for a quick bite. Excellent location opposite the station, perfect for getting around the city.

1Thank Phil T
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Ace location, great staff, the beds are the comfiest!! Three of us stayed in a room, expecting it to be a squeeze. When we went in to the room we found there was a seating area with tv, and then a staircase up to the bedroom with three dead comfy beds. Warm, quiet, peaceful, couldn't ask for more.

1Thank Mr_LazyUK_81
Reviewed 24 January 2013 via mobile

Couldn't have hoped for a closer hotel to central station. Friendly staff. A basic and small room but nice and clean and had everything we needed. Breakfast room was nice and a decent continental breakfast provided. Can't fault anything!

1Thank cymraes25
Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2013

fab little hotel staff were very friendly, very easy to find due to the fantastic location opposite the station! was a clean hotel room was a bit small but i suppose you get what you pay for it was cheap enough and we ejoyed our stay! the breakfast was typical continental not much to choose from but no complaints really!

Thank Katie B
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 16 January 2013

Stayed here 3 days..the staff was great and the location was even better!!..Right across from central station so just a hop skip away once we got off the train and easy to get back on the train to the airport.....Its just min away from red light district and all the other great bars, restuarants and coffee shops...wifi was Eu7.50 for...

1Thank silverlyon
Reviewed 2 January 2013 via mobile

This hotel is in a great spot, just opposite the main railway station, close to the bottom of the Damrak. The lobby/ breakfast area is set out with a railway theme which is a really nice touch. We had a 5 person room which turned out to be more like a suite with an upstairs bedroom and a kitchen. The...

1Thank Fyrish
United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2012

Stayed for 3 nights with my partner at the A-Train hotel and had a great stay (returned home yesterday (19th Dec 12). We're not train fanatics or anything but the train photos and memorabilia are still interesting and we enjoyed having a look whilst having breakfast (7-10am) – which consisted of boiled eggs, ham, cheese, cereal, bread/toast free tea, coffee,...

3Thank katherine_xx
Reviewed 18 December 2012

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1Thank spannr
Reviewed 15 December 2012

The owner of this small hotel must have a serious train fetich... In a good way. There are pictures of trains, miniature trains, old time tables and other train related items on display everywhere at this hotel. The staff are casual and very nice. All in all giving a top atmosphere. The location coudn't be better. Dead center of Amsterdam....

2Thank SlayerCopenhagen
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Very much enjoyed our stay at this hotel, room was small but clean and had everything we needed. We did not hear any noise from other rooms despite the hotel being fully booked throughout our stay. Location was excellent, 10 minute walk from red light district, approx 15 min walk from Anne frank house and the canal boat tours are...

3Thank abcdefg186338

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Staying in Centrum

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The A-Train Hotel is a unique 3 star hotel with a train-theme. It is ideally located in front of the Central (Railway) Station, right in the beating heart of Amsterdam. Shopping areas, tourist attractions, pubs, restaurants, theaters, are all within walking distance. All 34 rooms are comfortably furnished and have modern bathrooms with a hair-drier and are equipped with radio, satellite TV with pay TV, safe, work desk, direct-dial telephone with wake-up system and FREE WIFI. The hotel has a lift, a luggage store room and 24 hours check in. An easy chair, coffee and tea making facilities, fridge and a great view off the Central Station are the extras in our 4 excellent 'First class rooms', also very suitable for business guests. For special occasions we have the 'Old Dutch Suite' with a small private garden/patio. Furthermore smoking and non-smoking rooms and 2 excellent family rooms. No two rooms are alike in our surprising train-themed hotel! All major public transport lines operate from the Central Station, only 15-20 minutes from Schiphol Airport, RAI and WTC. There is an (expensive) underground public parking opposite the A-Train Hotel. Cheap parking, from €10,- per 24 hours at 5 minutes walk from the hotel.. The A-Train Hotel is a cozy hotel, run by Jos and Erika Heijnsdijk and manager Ali Hassan and will be a comfortable place to stay during your tourist or business visit and will make you feel like "Home away from Home". We aim to please with an informal atmosphere and are looking forward to see you soon in our hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A-Train Hotel

Address: Prins Hendrikkade 23, 1012 TM Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Schirmann Hotel)
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Centrum , Dam Square
Price Range: €124 - €239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — A-Train Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
a Train Hotel Amsterdam
Europe Train
Train Hotel
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#73 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
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“Book early and if you are solo and can afford it get a regular room. I will next time.”
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