Editor's Pick

Hotel Keizershof

Keizersgracht 618, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Editor's Pick
Hotel Keizershof, Amsterdam

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Reviewed by EuroCheapo.com Editors

When we visited the Hotel Keizershof, Hanneke De Vries, the hotel's friendly proprietor, told us, "This is really a family place. We keep it all in the family." Indeed, the family vibe is palpable at this sweet two-star hotel, run by the same clan since 1959. That means good rates, a classy feel and a laid back, quirky atmosphere that will easily win over travelers looking for a quiet, unique place to stay.

The Hotel Keizershof’s six rooms are each named and decorated around a classic Hollywood movie star, and most are located on the top floor of a picture-perfect Dutch townhouse. All are relatively spacious for a hotel, and the furniture is mostly basic, with small wooden cabinets, simple beds, and art falling somewhere along the post-Impressionist spectrum. Wooden beams cross the ceiling, adding an extra dose of charm.

There are few amenities to list, but all rooms are equipped with a TV, free Wi-fi, and views of either the canal or the Keizershof’s own lush garden. (We like the “Charlie Chaplin” room, overlooking a sumptuous slice of Amsterdam canal life.)

Bathrooms are straightforward (although one in the back has a lovely stained glass window), and all are spic-and-span. Each is equipped with a shower and hair dryer, and a few share a toilet in the hallway.

Location-wise, the Hotel Keizershof is tops: You're between the Leidsestraat and the Vijzelgracht, putting many of the city's sights right outside your door. And history buffs will enjoy knowing that the 17th-century building, designed by famed French architect Jean Godin, was a frequent stop for the Dutch Royal family in the early 20th century.

Breakfast is included in the room rate. Be warned that the stairs are steep enough to frighten a seasoned Alpinist.

Note: This hotel was visited by a EuroCheapo editor and is recommended based on cleanliness, location, price and overall quality. EuroCheapo did not charge this hotel to be listed.



  • Breakfast Included
  • Wi-Fi: Free


  • Bathroom: Private
  • Cable TV
  • Safe


Keizersgracht 618
Grachtengordel South, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Phone: +31 (0)20 622 2855
Fax: +31 (0)20 624 8412

Website: http://www.hotelkeizershof.nl/

Email: info@hotelkeizershof.nl

About the Hotel Keizershof neighborhood

The most elegant area within the city center, Grachtengordel South (also referred to as the "Southern Canal Ring") features opulent residences, mansion-lined streets and a hot nightlife scene. The area boasts both Rembrandtplein (the city's one-time butter market) and Leidseplein (a former horse and buggy drop-off point). Both squares have been reborn as hot spots for bars, clubs, restaurants and no small number of tourist traps.

Hotel Keizershof, Amsterdam
Hotel Keizershof, Amsterdam
Hotel Keizershof, Amsterdam
Hotel Keizershof, Amsterdam
Hotel Keizershof, Amsterdam
Hotel Keizershof, Amsterdam

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