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Gay Amsterdam

Amistad Hotel *
Formerly: West End Hotel

Gay hotel with the motto "sleep with us"
A welcoming eight-room, gay-owned and gay-managed hotel with a gay history going back to the 1970s under previous owner Herman, whose then-named West End Hotel offered the gay traveller a reliable, budget and basic experience. Under new ownership the hotel reopened in 2001, reinvented with modernised facilities and now overseen by a dedicated and on-site team of four men. Prices are near-budget and include a generous self-service breakfast, eggs and all, available until 1pm, which can be oh so convient for certain aspects of a gay lifestyle. The ground-floor breakfast room replaces the popular late-20th-century Cosmo Bar. The location is another bonus, and each room is fitted with a computer. As gay-specific Amsterdam hotels go, the Amistad is a rarity, and the name translates as 'friendship' in Spanish.

Tags: Wi-Fi Internet , $$$ - Moderate , $$ - Standard , Gay-owned

Kerkstraat 42 (Leidsestraat )
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland 1017 GM

+31 20 6248074


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  • chasbay loves

    Sep 25 at 1:19pm ·

  • chasbay gave this place *
    Amstad Hotel
    Have already stayed in this hotel and going for our honeymoon in December. Never searched for another hotel since the 1st day we set our feet in their. Great staff and fantastic atmosphere. Hotel is very clean and well organised.

    Sep 25 at 1:19pm ·

  • garzapedro was here

    "Having breakfast, very personal only one table people from all over the world."

    Aug 29, 2013 at 8:18am via facebook ·

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    Aug 28, 2013 at 5:07pm ·

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  • sandymichellenyc gave this place *
    My Fabulous Stay w Handsome Joost & Staff
    i stayed n the b&b of hotel only several yards away the room was very european quaint...the breakfast served @ the hotel was like eating @ home on holiday with friends ..always a nice am greet!!! food was good and he managed to make sure u were satisfied..very knowledgeable on giving explicit direction & comment on things to see & do!!! coming back again n april and will stay as a guest again..also 5 bars in the shame block of hotel & b&b

    Nov 10, 2012 at 1:10pm ·

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    Nov 10, 2012 at 1:06pm ·

  • jimmy4206 gave this place *
    Very friendly staff
    The hotel is typical for old Europe, not very big. We had a room with our own bathroom which always comes in handy when you don't get home from drinking til 4am!!! The staff at Amistad was great. Michael or Rick cooked some really good breakfasts for us (included with stay). It was walking distance to most everything and there were a few gay bars/clubs right on the same street. Go to Church Bar if you want to have fun (by fun I I don't know why they just don't call it a sex club! This was my third time to Amsterdam and my first stay at Amistad. Definitely recommend it...

    Jun 28, 2012 at 7:07pm ·

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