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A-Train Hotel

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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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Quirky Hotels
Quaint
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
1249Restaurantswithin 0,5 km
460Attractionswithin 0,5 km
Contact
Prins Hendrikkade 23, 1012 TM Amsterdam The Netherlands
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Getting there
Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport12 km
Rotterdam Airport56 km
Amsterdam Centraal Station4 min
Amsterdam Centraal4 min
Neighbourhood
Centrum
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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had many wonderful nights. Amazing and welcoming staff. Generous breakfast hours and food. Coffee in the lounge. Heating and cooling. Very conveniently located. Very thin walls. Key must be left at front desk when not in room.

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The A Train Hotel is just a couple of minutes walk from the Central Railway Station. It's ideally situated for both exploring Amsterdam and using the trains to explore sights further afield such as Haarlem and Utrecht. The reception staff were all friendly and clearly...More

Date of stay: November 2018
2  Thank johnrK3798KV
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband is bonkers about trains, so this well located and affordable hotel was a logical choice. I, too enjoyed the ambiance. Most of all, though, was how every staff member, hard working and accommodating, made you feel like you were a welcome friend. They...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank sidcaver
Response from Jos H, Eigenaar at A-Train HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thanks you make us blush!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous location...3 minute walk from Central Station and minutes from Dam Square and shopping. Very friendly staff. The train theme is evident everywhere. We arrived late morning and were able to get our room within minutes. Room was small but well appointed. Breakfast and free...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank island_hopper3700
Response from Jos H, Eigenaar at A-Train HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thanks!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I shared a room for three with two friends. The hotel is centrally located and everything is within walking distance. It has a quirky trains theme which is kind of endearing. The rooms were small and basic, but clean and comfortable. Breakfast was a similar...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Learmonthwanderer
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bucketlistbook
6 June 2018|
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Response from LisaLisa239 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if they have a room ready they will let you check in. If not they will hold your luggage until checkin.
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28 April 2017|
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Response from Jos H | Property representative |
Yes open all year and always someone at the reception.
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21 April 2017|
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Response from _lambert_claire | Reviewed this property |
They do have smoking rooms because we could smell smoke in the corridor I guess you just request it, we requested non smoking & got that
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"We had a ground floor room. Very quiet"
island_hopper3700
2 weeks ago
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"All rooms are spartan but they were clean."
230glennw
02 Oct 2018
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"If you want quiet - ask for a room in the 'B' section at the back"
Gungo22
23 Jul 2018
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"There are smokers rooms"
johnfrommilton
16 Jul 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$106 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
a train hotel amsterdameurope traintrain hotel
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Schirmann Hotel
LOCATION
The NetherlandsNorth Holland ProvinceAmsterdamDam SquareCentrum
NUMBER OF ROOMS
34
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