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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is in a quite neighborhood yet conveniently located, within walking to the Central Station and the attractions. The small rooms are small and the stairway steep, however, the hotel is clean and comfortable. The breakfast could do with some change atleast every two days. Staff are friendly and helpful.

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Sharon, Thank you for being our guest and sharing your feedback with us, much appreciated. It is lovely to hear you enjoyed the hotels perfect location and found our crew to be helpful :) Warm Regards, Nadine Simons

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a small clean spot in a great location. There is a nice bar at reception but the downside is that the staff are very quiet, boring and would not engage in any craic. I would stay here again but I would not be hanging around the hotel. There are no frills in this place but a good...

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Brian M, Thank you for staying and leaving your comments. Our crew is sorry to read you experienced them as boring as we always ready for some fun and love to interact with our guests and find our their needs! Hopefully when you return to Amsterdam and Max Brown we can show you this. Cheers, Nadine Simons

Lawton, Oklahoma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stayed at this hotel. The location is great!! It's a very short walk from central station, shopping, and many restaurants. The hotel is very clean and the staff is very friendly and helpful. I will stay again if I am ever in Amsterdam again.

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Amy, Very happy to read your feedback and thank you for being our guests and we hope to get the opportunity to welcome you back to our Urban Residence soon! Cheers, Nadine Simons

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent experience last weekend at Max Brown for our 10th wedding anniversary. The hotel is really close to the main train station so even with small children (6 and 3 years old) it was quick (10 minutes walk) easy to get from the airport to our room. And despite the city centre location the area around the...

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear JetPacindustries, Wow, so happy to hear you had a fabulous time in Amsterdam and staying with us o this special occasion! Glad to hear our crew made the difference and made you feel so welcome :) Warm Regards, Nadine Simons

Krefeld, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haven't gotten around to writing a review, but now here I go: We stayed for 3 nights in a superior room. The room was pretty spacious and even had a balcony looking into the court yard area. The bed was nice and comfortable, so we got a good night's sleep. Also it was completely quite during the night (ans we...

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Eva, We are very happy to read your lovely review! Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and our crew was able to find you good tips and information on where to go and what to do :) Thank you for being our guest and your recommendation! Cheers, Nadine Simons

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smart, well presented with very friendly young staff who were always willing to help whether it was with carrying luggage up and down the fairly steep stairs or booking venues or ordering taxis. Fire alarm went off at 4 am on second night, a guest smoking in the non smoking hotel. Very effective alarm.

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Jon H, Thank you on behalf of our crew for your nice words here. It is great to hear our crew made your stay so nice! Sorry about the alarm sounding at night and waking you up... Kind Regards, Nadine Simons

North West England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a four night stay in a canal view room. Although we are in our 70s we managed to negotiate the two flights of steep stairs to our room, but it was worth it for the view over the canal. The room was small with no drawer space for clothes but was very clean and well looked after by...

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Hobbit200, Very happy to read your review, good to hear your and your wife had a great time staying with us (despite some tricky stairs) and our crew was able to make your wife's birthday special! Kind Regards from Amsterdam, Nadine Simons

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel with fabulous staff who were more than happy to help and assist in any way they could, breakfast was varied, fresh and plentiful. Rooms are small but decorated delightfully, very clean and with the added bonus of tea and coffee making facilities, location is just perfect close to main train station and all of the attractions that Amsterdam...

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Lorraine G, So happy to read this great review on your recent stay with us! Makes us very proud to hear our work has paid off! I will pass your kind words to the whole crew :) Greetings from Amsterdam to you ad your friends! Nadine Simons

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Room was small but perfect for what we needed as we were out and about a lot, it was however a little noisy as the window was next to an alley with bins and lots of comings and goings outside in the hall. We would have probably preferred a room in the main building rather than the other half with...

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Karahaughton, Thank you for being our guest and providing us with this honest and kind feedback! Great to hear we were able to make your Birthday a little bit more special :) We look forward to welcoming you back to Amsterdam and our Urban Residence in the future and will find you the room to suit your needs! Warm...

Cold Ash, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed for a week while visiting Amsterdam. I had 2 different rooms (due to my own booking error). The first room was lovely, but a bit noisy as the window opened onto the service passageway. The second room was perfect though. The beds were very comfortable and the rooms very clean and beautifully done up. The bar/breakfast areas are...

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Nadine S, Manager at Max Brown Hotel Canal District, responded to this review

Dear Helen, Thank you very much for your kind words! We are very happy to hear we managed to help you with your dietary requirements and are always happy to do so :) We would love to welcome you back in the future! Warm Regards, Nadine Simons

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Staying in Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Max Brown is situated in three monumental Amsterdam canal houses with an amazing 300-year old facade, at the corner of Amsterdam most famous canals, the Herengracht & the Brouwersgracht. You’re in Hipsterdam the moment you check-in when you pick up your key from the guy or girl behind the impressive bar. You can choose to go straight up to your cosy room or to take a seat at the living room bar. Or at one of the comfy tables, chairs and sofa to gather around with a drink and some delicious bar bites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Max Brown Hotel Canal District

Address: Herengracht 13 /19, 1015 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly chic&basic Amsterdam)
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Price Range: €117 - €246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Max Brown Hotel Canal District 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
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#114 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
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“Ask to see the rooms as they are all different”
 of 5 bubbles W4582CWbrianm, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms look over canal. Rear rooms quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles jonh399, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 404 is small but has lovely view over canal, and only two flights of stairs to negotiate”
 of 5 bubbles hobbit200, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“On booking, ask for a canal view if that's what you want.”
 of 5 bubbles HelenL551, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a separate room with its own entrance, bright and comfortable, overlooking the canal.”
 of 5 bubbles EllaWynn, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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