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We really enjoyed this hotel in the red light district. Karl and Josef made us feel very much at home. Super friendly and welcoming. Our room had a lovely view of the canal and Old Church. The lobby and patio are fun places to hang...More
I stayed with 2 friends at Anco Hotel for 3 nights, about a month ago.
Carl, who owns the place welcomed us with a big smile and helped us with everything we needed.
The room and shower were clean all along, the breakfast was good...More
Great location and was a reasonable price when I last stayed there 2 years ago, but other than that I have to admit it is a bit dingy and dated looking inside. At that time were two older guys who were extremely nice and friendly...More
Having stayed here about 15 times in the past, it is with a very heavy heart that I write this review.
Until last year, the hotel was an exclusive 'men only' gay hotel. Everyone staying there was gay which made it unique and gave great...More
I stayed at the Anco hotel in October 2014 (I know i've fallen a little behind with posting my TripAdvisor reviews). Hotel is very centrally located in the city, in the red light district (but not on a main noisy street). It's a 5-10 minute...More
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.