The Highlander Hotel

Nieuwezijdsvoorburgwal 98 - 100Amsterdam1012 SGNetherlands
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About The Highlander Hotel

Hotel Citadel is a conveniently located base for exploring central Amsterdam with its eclectic range of museums and shops. Just a seven-minute walk from Centraal Station, this family-run property provides a selection of modern rooms.

Each room is decorated in a modern fashion with stylish touches, including photographs of the town adorning the walls. All are equipped with flat-screen televisions and safes.

Hotel Citadel also provides free Wi-Fi and operates a 24-hour front desk which can organise excursions, transport and bike hire.

A continental buffet breakfast is included in the rates, whilst there is also a bar where guests can enjoy a drink or two ate into the night. The famous Grasshopper Cafe is just a five-minute walk away, offering a range of steaks and international dishes.

Dam Square is just 500 metres from the hotel. Nieuwmarkt Square, Anne Frank’s House and de Wallen – The Red Light District – are all around a ten-minute walk away.


Nieuwezijdsvoorburgwal 98 - 100, Amsterdam, 1012 SG, Netherlands
Telephone: +31(20)6273882 | Fax: +31(20)6274684 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking lot
  • PC with internet
  • Porter service
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Canal central, convenient to plenty.

Do you want to explore spots like Dam Square, the flower market, Anne Frank House, or the red light district? Perhaps be close enough to restaurants, nightlife, trams and the train station, but also be somewhere quiet enough to get some sleep? Citadel has

Good Dutch welcome.

The front desk staff has been found to be particularly helpful by guests and the rest of the team is also friendly, lending to a good ambience in the hotel.

Breakfast is a bargain.

While citadel’s Dutch buffet fare is not to everyone’s tastes, many were happy to get a basic, buffet breakfast for free given how expensive Amsterdam can be.

Negative Reviews

Small all round.

Guests found the rooms, bathrooms and beds to be smaller than preferred, as is often the case in Amsterdam, but if you do not plan to spend much time in your room, this should not be much of a problem.

Wi-Fi connection problems.

Should you be in need of taking care of some work over the internet, make sure to enquire with staff about a room with good connection as some guests have reported weak Wi-Fi.

A few small things.

While the neighbourhood is not a rowdy one, be aware a little noise is still possible from the road, elevator and other guests, while a handful of guests were unhappy with the comfort of the beds and would also have liked to have tea making supplies in th

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