The atmospheric Max Brown Hotel Museum Square is situated in a stately and historic building in the Jan Luijkenstraat. Jan Luijken was a poet that lived in the 17th century. The interior of the design hotel is inspired by this poet. The non-smoking hotel is centrally located in the Museum Quarter, an attractive town district in Amsterdam South. Close to the hotel you will find the Museumplein, a large square bordered by three world-famous museums, and the impressive concert hall Concertgebouw.
All rooms are equipped with a shower, toilet, hair dryer, telephone, an LCD television and a desk. If needed, you may also use the wake-up service and the taxi and shuttle service to and from the hotel. The friendly and multilingual staff will help you with any tourist information you may need, 24 hours a day.
The hotel's services are designed to make your stay in the city as comfortable as possible. For example, before check-in and after check-out you are welcome to use our luggage storage to safeguard your personal belongings. Also, at the hotel it is no problem to exchange your foreign currency, rent a bike, book a restaurant or city tour, or simply ask for extra sheets and pillows. The availability of lockers and an elevator complete the list of facilities.
Max Brown Hotel Museum Square has a central location in the Museumkwartier, a lively neighbourhood in the city centre of Amsterdam. Close to the hotel is the Museumplein, where you will find the city's three most famous museums and the Concertgebouw. Also within walking distance is the Leidseplein, a lively square well known for its many restaurants, bars and outdoor terraces. Close to the hotel, also, are Europe's largest casino and the famous P.C. Hooftstraat, a shopping street with many exclusive shops. A mere 10-minute walk will bring you to the trendy and friendly area De Pijp, where you can enjoy a bustling market, the Albert Cuypmarkt.
Food and Drink
If you are on a gluten-free diet, please write this down under remarks in the booking form. The hotel bar is open 24 hours a day, so you may enjoy a nice drink at any moment of the day. For a good meal, you do not need to look far for a good restaurant. The hotel is close to countless restaurants and bistros, many of which can be found on the famous Leidseplein, a bustling square in the city centre.
from 15:00 until 00:00
from 00:00 until 11:00
Children/extra beds: Only possible on request in consultation with the hotel. / On request
Guests can make free use of wireless internet at the hotel.
The hotel does not have a private car park.
Public car park: You can park at Q-Park Museumplein for € 42.50 per day.
There are also public parking spaces on the street.
The costs are € 6 per hour or € 54 per 24 hours.
Parking is free in the street on Sundays and public holidays.
Pets are allowed: 1 dog per room is allowed on request for € 15.00 per night. / On request
Breakfast (€ 8,50 per person per night)
The entire hotel is non-smoking.
Here you'll find the latest reviews by guests who have visited this hotel.
Friends april 2016
All about the stay in Max Brown Hotel Museum Square Amsterdam was excellent. The staff are extremely helpful and so welcoming. The hotel is perfectly located beside the Museum Quarter and a short walk to Leidseplein square with many bars and restaurants. Our room was very clean and quirky with a unique feel. Would strongly recommend this hotel
“My tip: Leidseplein square has many restaurants that are competing with each other and it is possible to get a nice meal that is inexpensive”
Friends februari 2015
Location,good transport to airport, breakfast
Poor sound insulation between rooms
“My tip: Ice scating, would be good to have a small fridge in tbe cupboard, decaffinated coffee”
Families with older children december 2014
The hotel s location is perfect if you are visiting museums and is close to the city centre and all suitable forms for transport. The service was excellent and staff were helpful and friendly. The beds were very comfortable and the duvets snug and warm.
The rooms are very small and the steps are suicidally steep and narrow. But, hey, that s Europe for you - so these comments are more a description than a criticism. The breakfasts aren t great but there are plenty of places nearby if you need to upgrade your breakfast.
“My tip: Get out and explore Amsterdam is a beautiful and quaint city. And the Dutch people are extremely friendly and hospitable. ”
Families with older children augustus 2014
the design of the room, the location of the hotel very close to the center of the city
no minus points
A J Smith
Older couples juli 2014
Location. Good breakfast. Light bright, although small rooms
They must do something about the toilets. The are crammed into the smallest space imaginable and when you sit down, the lid with it s sharp edges hits you in the back. Stylish does not always equal comfort. It would have been nice to have a fan in the room. It was vvery hot and humid with no air flow in the rooms.
“My tip: Close to museums, good resturants, friendly, helpful staff, nice resturants nearby.”
Friends oktober 2013
Excellent location for visiting the museum quarter, Albert Cuypstraat bazaar & Pijp district, and Leidseplein nightlife. Well connected by tram to center. Clean and modern rooms (though quite small), fairly recently renovated it seemed. Neat & quiet area.
Breakfast room was overcrowded in the mornings, and breakfast was of not very high quality. A lot noise in the morning when first quests woke up and walked down the stairs, so not great for light sleepers.
“My tip: There´s a nice big grocery store with plenty of selection situated below the museum plein square, entry next to Van Gogh museum. ”
Friends mei 2013
reall nice hotel, extremly close to great areas in amsterdam, close to night life, coffe shops and also to several museums. However the area felt very safe and was very quiet unlike other areas/hotels in amsterdam. Also tram stop is less then a minute away from the hotel and gets you everywhere within 15 minutes. Breakfast was up to expectations to (bread, cheese, eggs, mortadella, cereals, sweet stuff like jams and choclate, juices and cofee) Walking distance from Central station/Red distric
We had a 3 bed room, but we got a 2 bed room, and a sofa bed :S the room was therefore too small. Pity, it's the only bad thing.
“My tip: Tram is extremly close so everything is at close distance :)”
Families with young children oktober 2012
nice bed, newly decorated room, inlcuding good breakfast for this price
Other september 2012
Perfect location and clean hotel
Breakfast room too small and crowdy
Young couples januari 2012
Rooms were clean and cleaned every day, rooms looked newly painted & renovated, service was friendly, breakfast was good, wifi was free and worked well. Location was pretty good too, a bit of a walk from the centre, say 15-20 mins, but it was worth it to be in a nice quiet street. If you have a bike it's no drama at all (and you should in Amsterdam).
Room was pretty small but this is pretty standard for Holland - and not just for tourists! It was expensive too, but I think this was because we were there over New Year's Eve and their regular prices looked much more reasonable.
“My tip: Don't go around New Year's Eve unless you specifically want to. If you are there, check out the fireworks mayhem at Nieuwmarkt on the 31st”
Travelling alone december 2011
Room is cozy and comfy. Breakfast is well spread. Staff are helpful. Most importantly, free wifi access .. Love it! The very classic spiral staircase leading you to the rooms is my favorite!
Traveller like me love to start my daily activities early.. Suggest hotel to serve breakfast earlier than 7.30 am. The stairs at the entrance of the hotel is steep , it's challenging to carry heavy luggage up or down.
Friends juni 2011
Terrific location, near major squares and museums. Quiet street, half-block from tram stop.
My room was the second smallest room I've ever had in a European hotel. Well designed, but SMALL! (Also one of the smallest in this hotel, I think.)
Travelling alone juni 2011
Excellent location, right next to Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the luxury shopping street PC Hoofdstraat. Nice 'typical'Amsterdam building.
The desk was under a sloping roof and it was therefore impossible to actually sit at it. Rather pointless having it in the room! Perhaps slightly warm as it was a hot day but with the window open it wasn't too bad.
Friends mei 2011
This hotel was very clean and well kept up. The front staff were very friendly and extremely helpful. We loved the little bar area We enjoyed our stay. We would stay there again and recommend it to others.
SANE VENKATA SESHAGIRI RAO
Families with young children mei 2011
near to public transport firendly reception
i don't say minus would make more happy if breakfast menu is changed or maintained different varieieties on daily basis. people staying more days will not feel bore
Yakkala Venkata Manikanth
Young couples mei 2011
Very Helping Reception always with big Smile and cheers Well Connected to public transport
Friends december 2010
Located near Ledseplein is good. But you would need to take a tram to go to Dam square which is a lot more happening. Decent beds and amenities.
The room was extremely cold and the heater was not working. Additionally, the hot water takes a long time to get to your pipe! Its not exactly the cheapest as well.
Older couples december 2010
A gem that is positioned right next to the Rijksmuseum. Good value for money. Excellent breakfast and helpful staff.
Nil - compared for what you pay for this convenient hotel.
Travelling alone november 2010
The staff was beyond polite and attentive. Thanks
a bit noisy
Families with older children november 2010
Great location Friendly staff Good breakfast
Narrow, cramped room Soft mattress
Friends oktober 2010
The people at the desk were very helpful. The breakfast was good. Location is wonderful
There were three of us in the room, but we had trouble getting three sets of towels. The room was hot.
Travelling alone oktober 2010
The location is excelent to explore the city from quit and easy exit.
The room is extremly uncomfortable.
Older couples september 2010
Very friendly people and nice atmosphere.
Rooms are very small and stairs are quite steep.
Families with older children augustus 2010
Location Good breakfast Great service
I know we paid a rate higher than we should - I booked and took it my issue
Travelling alone juli 2010
Cheap, easy to get to, and great staff.
Internet didn;t work, had to spend extra money on it the unit in the lobby. Bathroom was very small and as it was the only one on the ground floor, I could hear quite clearly all the noise from people coming in and going out.
Jan Luijkenstraat , 1071CR Amsterdam
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