Hotel Van De Vijsel

Overtoom 13-17, 1054 HA Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
+31 205 150 453

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Value for money 8.1
Distance to city center 1.0 mi
Location rating 9.3


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  • Good
    Oct 2019

    Dark rooms (on ground floor) with windows looking straight in other rooms

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019

    Location, staff, cleanliness, everything was perfect!

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019

    Breakfast was excellent. It included healthy choices - the bread choices were delightful - and a variety of hot and cold drinks. Service was prompt and the staff polite and courteous.

    The staff at this hotel was very courteous and friendly. They were each very helpful when assisting and suggesting the best way to get to our destinations. I liked everything! Many thanks for making our stay comfortable!

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019

    Great location, very friendly staff, warm & modern rooms.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019

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    Tissues in room

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Located on Oud-West Amsterdam’s Overtoom street, Hotel van de Vijsel provides a unique, budget-friendly experience. Paying homage to Amsterdam’s 19th-century timber trade, the recently built hotel combines classic comfort with a modern, sleek design. Accommodations are perfect for solo, coupled, and group explorers; for guests looking for a convenient and welcoming base to return to after a day of sightseeing around the city.

Guests can choose from three types of rooms: Comfort, Small Double, and Suite; totaling 82 rooms. All rooms offer wi-fi, TV, air conditioning, hairdryer, and complimentary coffee and tea. The suite includes additional seating area, king-sized bed, and large windows. All rooms have unique wooden touches, keeping with the theme of the hotel. On-site laundry service is available.

Hotel van de Vijsel’s stylish restaurant, Café Woodz, serves food all day. Guests can choose from breakfast fare to sandwiches and salads; brunch is available until 4pm on weekends. For guests looking to dine-in, the website makes it quick and easy to make a reservation. Guests can pick up a coffee or tea to-go before heading out for the day as well. Nearby, guests have a myriad of bars and restaurants to choose from along the Overtoom.

Hotel van de Vijsel is in the up-and-coming Oud-West neighborhood, with De Hallen food and shopping complex close by. Other attractions such as Vondelpark, Van Gogh Museum, and Rijksmuseum are within walking distance. Public transportation is easily accessible, with the Overtoom tram less than a 5-minute walk away. The hotel offers bike rentals for guests looking to take advantage of the most bicycle-friendly city in the world.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

8.8 Excellent

based on 1,157 reviews








Value for money

Check in

3:00 PM

Check out

12:00 PM


Policies vary by room type and provider.


Free Wi-Fi
Bicycle rental
No smoking
24hr front desk
Storage available
Concierge service
Laundry facilities
Laundry service
Room service
Babysitting/child services (surcharge)
Pets not allowed
Express check out

FAQs when booking at Hotel Van De Vijsel

What can I have for breakfast at Hotel van de Vijsel?
A continental buffet breakfast is available at Hotel van de Vijsel during the week from 7:00 am to 10:30 am and on the weekends from 7:30 am to 11:00 am. Buffet options include croissants, pastries, cheese, eggs, fresh fruit, juice, and unlimited tea and coffee. Guests can also order from an a la carte breakfast menu, which has vegetarian and gluten-free options. Brunch is served daily between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm at Cafe Woodz where guests can enjoy breakfast favorites including classic eggs benedict, pancakes, waffles, and Dutch apple tart with whipped cream. The brunch menu also features a range of sandwiches and salads.
How do I get from the airport to Hotel van de Vijsel?
Hotel van de Vijsel is located 25min from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport by car, and taxis can be hailed from the taxi stand outside the Arrivals Hall. Alternatively, you can take a train and tram to the hotel. Board the train from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Lelylaan. From there, take tram 1 in the direction of Muiderpoortstation to stop 1e Con. Huygensstraat. The hotel is about a 3min walk from the tram stop and the journey should take about 30min in total. If you are traveling in a group, you can also catch the Schiphol Hotel Shuttle from bus stop A7 outside the Arrivals Hall, which will take you directly to the hotel. Bus tickets can be purchased at the Amsterdam shuttle desk at Schiphol Airport.
Which room should I reserve at Hotel van de Vijsel?
Rooms and suites at Hotel van de Vijsel accommodate two people, but cribs are available on request if you’re traveling with a baby. Two-story Suites have a king bed, high ceilings, a separate living room, and a bathroom with a rain-shower and jacuzzi bathtub. In-room Nespresso machines and Marshall Bluetooth speakers add a luxurious touch.
How do I get around during my stay at Hotel van de Vijsel?
Live like the locals and rent a bike during your stay at Hotel van de Vijsel. The hotel offers a bike rental service and Amsterdam has a comprehensive network of separated cycle tracks and bike lanes that make it easy to ride around. The city is mostly flat, so it is also easy to visit local attractions on foot. In addition, Amsterdam also has an excellent public transport system of trains, trams, and buses. Leidseplein is about a 6min walk from Hotel van de Vijsel, which offers connections to Amsterdam Central station and beyond.
Can I book an early check-in or late check-out at Hotel van de Vijsel?
The only way to guarantee an early check-in before 3:00 pm is by reserving a room for the night before your arrival. If you would like to stay in your room after the regular check-out time of 12:00 pm, an additional hourly fee will be charged. Guests who stay in their rooms after 6:00 pm will be charged an extra night’s accommodation.


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Most Popular Landmarks

  • Van Gogh Museum 0.4 mi
  • Stedelijk Museum 0.4 mi
  • Rijksmuseum 0.4 mi
  • Museumplein 0.4 mi
  • Vondel Park 0.4 mi
  • Begijnhof 0.7 mi

About the Neighborhood

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Amsterdam Central Station 1.4 mi
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