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Edwin's Art Guesthouse -former Downtown Guesthouse Reviews

Reguliersdwarsstraat 31, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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251 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 95%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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Edwin runs his guesthouse with friendly professionalism. He was always around when I had questions but I enjoyed my own space. The area in Amsterdam is amazing! Easy access to all areas of the city and the Reguliersdwarsstraat is very friendly and vibrant part of the city. Would visit again a thousand times over, if only for Pookie the incredibly friendly house cat.


Edwin is such a lovely guy and we really enjoyed staying at his hostel. Not a bad thing to say about our stay there - its location was vibrant and convenient for all the main sights, eating out or buying food from the local grocery store was so easy and it was clear Edwin goes out of his way to make his guests feel at home in Amsterdam. My boyfriend and I definitely recommend this place, especially if you like cats and good art - thanks so much Edwin!


We loved it! The guesthouse was the perfect blend of old and new and Edwin was nothing but helpful and friendly. There is a beautiful cat who isn't easily shooed so be warned if you're not a cat person. It is in a great location, there is privacy if you want it and the buzz of the city right outside. It can seem a bit noisy but it wasn't a problem for us. Would definitely recommend this place and stay here again ourselves!

  • 29th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


We absolutely loved our stay at Edwin's! His guesthouse is very easy to get to being near a tram stop and is in a very good location - essentially city centre, with everything being in a short walking distance away. Edwin was a very gracious and helpful host who informed us on all the Amsterdam attraction, sights and best places to eat. He has the most gorgeous house-friendly cat called Pookie who we adored when she would come in and visit us every now and again. We definitely would stay again!

  • 28th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Thank you very much guys hope you had a good holiday xxxx


I enjoyed my stay at Edwins Art Guesthouse - great location and great host. My only reservation is the rowdy street scene on Friday and Saturday nights.


Great place to stay, enjoyed it very much!

  • 9th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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