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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 26 April 2013

I stayed at this property for one night in April, 2013, and it was comfortable and well located. My room (#303) was very small and basic. Not much more than a bed, small flat screen TV, and a combination work space and dresser. Except for a hair on the bathroom sink, the room was clean and in good shape. This...

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West Bloomfield Township, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 19 April 2013

I was disappointed with this hotel. The location is pretty good, just a 5-10 minute walk from the Central Station for all trains, buses, trams. The lobby is fine. The staircases up to the 3rd floor were incredibly small. I only had a backpack and it was tough getting up there. Must be very hard to carry a suitcase up...

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Reviewed 15 April 2013

Just come back from a weekend in Amsterdam. I booked this hotel as I knew it was in an area I liked and wanted to go back. We arrived a lot earlier than check in time due to our early morning flight and room was ready for us to go straight into. Which was a great relief as we just...

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Vaxjo, Sweden
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Small hotel like most hotels hosted in canal houses in Amsterdam. With a funny, kind of chic interior. So chic and also basic style just accordingly. Situated where Herengracht and Brouwersgracht meet, Very pleasant, quiet, and picturesque area a ten minutes walk or maybe less from Amsterdam Centraal. We had some trouble checking in but it was solved to our...

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1Thank annaxh
Reviewed 3 April 2013

4 nights spent in that place, well situated, in a quiet street, with a nice view on the Herengracht (Men Canal!). Honnestly nothing to say, desk people are nice, breakfast is basic but OK, penthouse room is so charming and the view too.

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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Pretty good for the price, but not as tidy or well kept as it was. Light fittings broken, mould in bathroom tile grout, damaged furniture, etc. But good coffee machine in lobby, friendly and secure atmosphere, and an excellent location.

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Milano, Lombardia, Italy
Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

More than basic, I'd say essential. Rooms are little and you need to to some steps to reach you room. But everything is good and efficient. Friendly staff, free WiFi connection, a basic breakfast and.... it's located realy close to downtown and 10min walk from central station. Maybe is not the cheapest one, but for some short staying it's an...

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Nottingham, UK
Reviewed 20 March 2013

I stayed here for a hen doo. The facilities are great, any time of day you can grab a coffee from the kitchen, make yourself some food or just sit in the lounge area. It is fairly noisy with other guests and the walls are pretty thin, but the area its in and the price are ideal

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Reviewed 17 March 2013

We didnt get the new rooms but it was a good comfy stay, staff was very helpful apart from 1 woman what works in the afternoon, very rude and ignores you if u ask her anything never seen her smile all she does is give you dirty looks. She ruined our whole stay and wont be staying there again!! Apart...

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sometimes uk, sometimes japan
Reviewed 3 March 2013

My company uses this hotel by default, so I get no opportunity to avoid this place when I travel to Amsterdam. After a torrid first stay (marijuana butts on bathroom floor, room with window that apparently doesn't fully shut, broken heating) I really hoped my second stay would be better. This time my bed shook to the rhythm of activities...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $234 - $426 (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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Chic & Basic Amsterdam Hotel Amsterdam
Chic Basic Hotel Amsterdam
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#114 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
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“207 was very quiet but request a room on the lower floor if you find stairs difficult”
 of 5 bubbles mazdaFife, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
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