$105 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Mar 8, 2015 Check-out: Mar 11, 2015

Die Port van Cleve Hotel Amsterdam

4 stars
View map of Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 176, Amsterdam, 1012 SJ

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
70 reviews
Family city break

Cannot fault this hotel - central location - walking distance from train station & all tourist... See full review

  • Yvonne K Ireland
  • Mar 1, 2015
bussines

good trip experience for Amsterdam quicly visit and for frequently travellers. we recomend for the... See full review

  • Ricardo S.
  • Feb 9, 2015
Enjoy elegant, old-world Amsterdam at this historic, centrally located charmer

Just blocks from the historic, breathtaking Dam Square stands the Die Port van Cleve Hotel, a classic 121-room tribute to Dutch hospitality and cozy elegance. For both business and leisure travelers, the hotel offers excellent in-house comfort and cuisine in between Amsterdam excursions. Just steps from the Die Port van Cleve, guests can take in Magna Plaza's upscale shopping, while the dazzling Dam Square along with Amsterdam's wealth of architectural and cultural wonders are all within walking or biking distance.

Highlights
  • Classic, renowned in-house eatery, established in 1870
  • Elegant, historic in-house bar featuring traditional jenever and liquors
  • Central Amsterdam location, close to premium shopping, dining and sightseeing
Rooms

The Die Port van Cleve Hotel's 121 non-smoking rooms welcome guests with cozy yet modern decor, wood furnishings and accents of royal blue, burgundy and mustard for a sense of soothing elegance. Standard guest rooms come with either a twin or double bed, while the executive level business suites come with king beds. Suites also come with separate bedroom and living room quarters and two bathrooms.


The Die Port van Cleve's rooms all feature complimentary wired and Wi-Fi access, flat-screen cable TVs with On Demand entertainment (suites come with two TVs), along with laptop-accommodating safes.

Features

The 1880s architecture and design elements of Die Port van Cleve Hotel evoke old-world Dutch warmth and charm. While modern amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi offer convenience, it's touches like the Delft blue-tile frescoes from 1887 together with the fine liquors and jenever tastings at the hotel's elegant Bar De Blauwe Parade that provide authentic appeal at the Port van Cleeve Hotel. Succulent, deservedly renowned steaks (the hotel has served more than six million) and hearty Danish cuisine are on order at the Die Port van Cleve's welcoming Brasserie Du Poort. The property also provides tour desk, reception and laundry services.

Transportation
  • Closest Tram Stop (1 block)
  • Amsterdam Central Station (1 mi/1.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (10 mi/16 km)
Attractions
  • Royal Palace/Dam Square (1 mi/2 km)
  • Magna Plaza Shopping Center (1 block)
  • Rijksmuseum (2 mi/3 km)
  • Van Gogh Museum (2 mi/3 km)
  • Museum Amstelkring (1 mi/1.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Historical Museum (Amsterdams Historisch Museum) (.5 mi/less than 1 km)
  • Flower Market (Bloemenmarkt) (.5 mi/less than 1 km)
  • Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis) (.5 mi/less than 1 km)
Business
  • Full-service workstation               
  • 5 meeting and event spaces, including conference room
Polices and Fees
  • A 5% city/tourist tax per room per night is due upon checkout.
  • Starting 01 Jan 2015, a child up to and including two years old should pay 20 EUR per night (inclusive of breakfast) in a provided baby cot when sharing a room with two adults. Also, a child of three years old up to and including 12 years old should pay 40 EUR per night (inclusive of breakfast) in a provided rollaway bed when sharing a room with two adults.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Die Port van Cleve Hotel Amsterdam Rooms

Superior Room
Room with one twin bed offers a private safe, modem connection, free WIFI, coffee & tea facilities, telephone with direct dial, TV with cable television. All rooms have a toilet, bath and shower and a hair-dryer. Room service is available 24/7. Breakfast buffet is not included and costs EUR 19.50 per person. The rooms are all decorated with a touch of Dutch history and references to the authentic Delft Blue tile fresco in the bar.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Internet
Free internet
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Accessibility
Wheel chair access
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Wheelchair accessible elevators

Nearby points of interest

  • Magna Plaza: 0 mi
  • New Church: 0 mi
  • Royal Palace of Amsterdam: 0.1 mi
  • Single: 0.1 mi
  • Recycled Bicycles: 0.1 mi
  • Gassan Dam Square: 0.1 mi
  • Dam Square: 0.1 mi
  • De Bijenkorf: 0.1 mi
  • National Monument: 0.1 mi
  • National Museum of Spectacles: 0.2 mi
  • Herengracht: 0.2 mi
  • ArTicKs Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Condomerie Het Gulden Vlies: 0.2 mi
  • Het Huis met de Hoofden: 0.2 mi
  • Berlage's Stock Exchange: 0.2 mi
  • Magna Plaza: 0 mi
  • New Church: 0 mi
  • Royal Palace of Amsterdam: 0.1 mi
  • Single: 0.1 mi
  • Recycled Bicycles: 0.1 mi
  • Gassan Dam Square: 0.1 mi
  • Dam Square: 0.1 mi
  • De Bijenkorf: 0.1 mi
  • National Monument: 0.1 mi
  • National Museum of Spectacles: 0.2 mi
  • Herengracht: 0.2 mi
  • ArTicKs Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Condomerie Het Gulden Vlies: 0.2 mi
  • Het Huis met de Hoofden: 0.2 mi
  • Berlage's Stock Exchange: 0.2 mi
  • The Whale: 0.3 mi
  • Homomonument: 0.3 mi
  • De Rode Hoed: 0.3 mi
  • Amsterdams Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Appie Baantjer Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Kalverstraat: 0.3 mi
  • Old Church: 0.3 mi
  • Anne Frank House: 0.3 mi
  • Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Red Light District: 0.3 mi
  • Ertoic Discount Centre: 0.3 mi
  • PGC Hajenius: 0.3 mi
  • The narrowest house: 0.3 mi
  • Sex Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Amsterdam Tulip Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Absolute Danny: 0.3 mi
  • Begijnhof: 0.3 mi
  • Netherlands Media Arts Institute: 0.3 mi
  • Hans Appenzeller: 0.3 mi
  • English Reformed Church: 0.3 mi
  • Galleria d'arte Rinascimento: 0.3 mi
  • Wonder Wood: 0.3 mi
  • Begijnhof chapel: 0.4 mi
  • Erotic Museum: 0.4 mi
  • The American Book Center: 0.4 mi
  • De Negen Straatjes: 0.4 mi
  • BeBoB Design: 0.4 mi
  • Allard Pierson Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Book Market: 0.4 mi
  • East India House: 0.4 mi

Dining

Brasserie 'De Poort'
In the Brasserie 'De Poort' you can enjoy a combination of traditional Dutch and international cuisine, prepared with fresh ingredients daily. The restaurant is famous for its numbered steaks, which have been served here since 1870 and come with their own numbered certificate. The unique 'no-nonsense' style of the executive chef ensures a pure culinary adventure.
Bar 'De Blauwe Parade'
The authentic Bar-Bodega 'De Blauwe Parade', well known for its unique Delft Blue Frieze, is an institution in Amsterdam. For an aperitif, a joyful drink or perhaps an original gin tasting, Bar-Bodega 'De Blauwe Parade' is the place to be. The bar is also a great place for an informal diner.
Coffee Corner/ Bar 'De Hooiberg'
At Coffee corner/ Bar 'De Hooiberg' the staff will gladly welcome you for a relaxing cup of coffee, tea, appetizer or a digestive. With a street front location it is great to watch the people pass by in the busy centre of Amsterdam city. This historic bar is located next to the Brasserie 'De Poort' and was once part of the Heineken brewery, which shows from the wall frescoes and wooden floors. Guests can stop in for drinks or light snacks from late morning through early evening.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
2:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (70)

Ratings and reviews for Die Port van Cleve Hotel Amsterdam

Overall score

3.7 / 5
5.01.0
32 out of 70
Amenities:
3.5
Cleanliness:
4.1
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
3.7
Location:
4.8
Value:
3.9

84% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Jon B
Business
Guildford england
Dec 17, 2014

Great hotel

Great hotel great location staff very helpful and always have a smile

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
DAG2013
Business
Tucson, AZ
Nov 11, 2014

Mediocre Hotel in Prime Location

Die Port is only a ten minute walk from the central train station, a five minute tram ride from the Rijksmuseum and near many restaurants and other attractions. Unfortunately, this historic property is in need of major renovation. Our first room was dark and cramped; neither the Wi-Fi nor the TV worked. The very responsive staff moved us to a much nicer room with a working TV, but no heat (remedied quickly with a space heater). Apparently, the Wi-Fi works only in the lobby. We felt sorry for the staff who tried to be responsive but were obviously stymied by management that simply doesn't care about their guests' comfort and convenience.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

The canal boat tours, while very touristy, still give patrons an unmatched view of Amsterdam's many canals and the harbour. You can save money if you buy your tickets at the hotel desk.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Frankieboy
Business
London
Sep 22, 2014

Short Break

We have stayed here a couple of times previously and this is a good hotel very nicely located. An easy walk from the main station and convenient for getting around. However there were two issues on this occasion. The city tax seems to be on an escalator. 6.84 euros the first day 8.34 the second and 14.48 the third. At this rate what is it after a week. The second issue was the room size. I think the smallest I have ever been in. You could not walk round the bed! Previously I have booked direct and had good sized rooms. No complaint about facilities and cleanliness.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
1
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Try the rice table at Indrapura Rembrandtsplein a great experience and Albertos in Spui for a steak.Both have been around for over 30 years!

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Shy Di
Business
edinburgh
Aug 31, 2014

Good for city break

I was greeted by very helpful friendly staff and found the concierge a mine of information happy to book restaurants suggest trips suitable for m y needs The location of hotel is ideal for all public transport I would say the general appearance is rather shabby certainly not 4 star needing a lot of TLC The breakfast buffet was fairly basic completely self service even to machine tea and coffee and paper mats on chipped shabby tables Again not 4 star But I did enjoy my stay and survived crossing the road!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Candle light dining cruise was really enjoyable 2 1/2 hour canal cruise with a very high standard meal a choice of 3 menus fish meat or veg but book ahead Great for a special occasion

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
omizi
Business
chicago, Il
Jun 26, 2014

Disappointed

In the brochure they say shuttle service to airport, but they could not pick us up. Room was very small.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Die Port van Cleve Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
t615
Business
KY
Dec 26, 2013

great honeymoon lodging

We booked this hotel online and had a WONDERFUL experience. The beds were clean and comfortable. The bathroom was spacious and impeccably clean. The WiFi helped us to stay in touch with friends and family stateside. I would stay here again on trips to Amsterdam.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

The Anne Frank House is only three canals away and well worth the walk.

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Review of Die Port van Cleve Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Derry
Business
Dublin, Ireland
Dec 7, 2012

Disappointed

We were especting something magical - give the hotel's history and promotional copy - but were disappointed. The location is excellent - close to Dam Square and the shops & restaurants as well as being in walking distance of 'must-sees' like Anne Frank's House. Our room was extraordinarily small: my wife and I kept bumping into each other when moving around the bed or trying to get clothes from the wardrobe. This really spoiled the whole hotel experience for us. We had intended dining in the well-promoted Restaurant but when we arrived there were just two tables occupied and a dreadful lack of atmosphere. Instead we had the 'numbered steak' in the bar - which had marginally more activity. The staff generally were pleasant and helpful - but the items mentioned above meant a special birthday surprise fell flat on its face.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Die Port van Cleve Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JONE
Business
Coochiemudlo Island, Qld
Nov 3, 2012

Ideally situated !

Had a 2 night stopover. My cousin was allowed to share my room at very little cost! Staff were excellent, even helped this 76yr old with her wifi ! The hotel is beautifully situated near everything, we had a wonderful 2 days stay. Would certainly recommend to anyone. High standards throughout. We had a very hectic day with 2 coach and a canal trip, but a great way to see Amsterdam. Even took a walk around the Red Light District at night! Very safe, and a real eye opener for 2 old ladies! Only thing wrong...not enough time, MUST come back again soon!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Red light district is a must for newcomers to Amsterdam. Also a canal trip at night is wonderful. Walking shoes, an umbrella and dressing in layers is a must but fun!

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Pleased guests
Business
Columbia, MD
Sep 25, 2012

Great start to a vacation

This hotel was great! The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The dinner in the hotel restaurant was excellent, with great service. The hotel is conveniently located in downtown, an easy 20-minute walk from Central Train Station. The room was small (some might say cramped) but well-equipped and very clean. We were very comfortable. We would definitely stay here again if we return to Amsterdam.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

We walked everywhere, including to the Rijksmuseum, Rembrandt House, Anne Frank House, and Resistance Museum. While some, like the Rijksmuseum might be too far for some people, it is doable on foot.

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Review of Die Port van Cleve Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Robvan11
Business
Waterford, Michigan
Sep 10, 2012

Great hotel and Location

Would definitely stay here again. Great Dutch ambiance in the old Heineken Brewery. Right near the Dam. Breakfast is a little expensive.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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