Asterisk Hotel offers 3-star superior accommodations in 2 restored 19th century buildings in the center of Amsterdam. It is located at 10 minutes walking distance from the Rijksmuseum and offers free WiFi in the entire property. Guests can relax in the garden or lobby and explore the surroundings, where one can find cafes and restaurants. All rooms are accessible by elevator and are equipped with a flat-screen TV, a safe, work desk and a private bathroom. A 24-hour check-in front desk is available and in the lobby guests can enjoy water and a small snack in the afternoon. The hotel offers a paid airport shuttle and taxi service upon request. A tour desk where excursions, tours, museum tickets, souvenirs and toiletries can be bought is also present. Many attractions can be found in the vicinity such as The Heineken Experience (1148 feet) Muntplein (0.7 mi), Van Gogh Museum (0.7 mi) and the Hermitage (0.7 mi). The hotel is only 820 feet from the Weteringcircuit Metro and Tram Stop where 4 tram lines and the Metro's route 52 run.

This is our guests' favorite part of Amsterdam, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Asterisk, a family run hotel has been welcoming guests since Aug 30, 2000

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Amsterdam, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4


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Room Type
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Elan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was phenomenal, not far walk to downtown or metro station very close by. Also lot to do in nearby areas. Rooms are small, but nice and clean. Staff was so friendly and helpful!
  • Christopher
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful location - super convenient to Metro commute to RAI. Super clean friendly family run establishment just as it claims.
  • Ramses
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Easy to find, walkable to many places, close to markets.
  • Pines
    The staff was great, the room was clean and nice, location superb near the museums and the park
  • Christine
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Lovely hotel with a clean spacious room on a quiet street with easy access to museums and the central city. We especially enjoyed the large private patio--perfect for enjoying morning coffee or evening drinks. I would absolutely stay here again.
  • Maria
    Everyone i met in the hotel was kind and accommodating. The location was nice and quiet but close enough to many diff tourist spots, restaurants and stores. I would gladly stay there again.
  • B
    I had an absolutely wonderful stay at Hotel Asterisk on Den Texstraat! The staff were incredibly attentive and friendly, the rooms were clean and comfortable, and the location was perfect for exploring Amsterdam. I was truly impressed with the...
  • Joswin
    Location is awesome. It's accessible through metro and tram. City center is 20 min walk away which you will not notice due to the nice sceneries you'll be passing by. There's a grocery near by for your immediate needs. Famous Albert Cuyp Market is...
  • Jo
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    This apartment is located less than 500m from both the metro, as well as the trams. Our room was lovely, neat and comfortable. It can get slightly noisy outside, but it didn’t bother us too much. The staff were very friendly and accommodating to...
  • D
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We loved our second visit to your hotel, especially the room with the lovely garden. A real treat in Amsterdam! We will definitely be back again sometime in future.
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, would we be able to store luggage on the morning of our arrival before checking into the room? Thank you

    Dear guest, It is no problem to store some luggage at our hotel any time during the day.
    Answered on 2 August 2022
  • is there a gym or public swimming pool close by

    Dear potential guest, Thank you for sending us your question. There are a few gyms nearby the hotel, within only a short walk of 5 minutes. The clos..
    Answered on 16 December 2019
  • I have walking problems, is the hotel suitable?

    Dear potential guest, Thank you for sending us your question! All our rooms can be reached using a lift. Nevertheless, the hotel is not suitable for..
    Answered on 13 January 2020
  • Hi there, I’m looking to stay for 3 nights in January, how much would a airport shuttle and taxi return cost

    Dear Guest, We advise to come to our hotel with public transport. We made a Youtube movie about how to travel from Schiphol to our hotel. But a taxi s..
    Answered on 10 November 2021
  • Hi, we would like to book your hotel however our flight only arrives late around 10ish pm in the evening. Do you still accept late check-in time aroun..

    Dear Sir or Madam, Thank you for your message. Check-ins later in the day are perfectly fine, as we do have 24/7 reception at the hotel. Please howe..
    Answered on 8 March 2023
  • What does it mean that the room is situated in the annex?

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your message. We have 3 different buildings in our hotel which are situated very close to each other. This means that your ..
    Answered on 26 January 2020
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Hotel area info *

Amenities of Hotel Asterisk, a family run hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs € 20 per day.
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Dutch

House rules

Hotel Asterisk, a family run hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted Debit card ATM card Hotel Asterisk, a family run hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the Asterisk Hotel 3 Stars consists of a main building and annex. The annex is located 2 buildings next to the main building.

Please note that all rooms are accessible by elevator.

Please note that Asterisk Hotel does not accept reservations for more than 6 people.

Please note that the credit card holder must be a guest and will be required to show a photo ID and the credit card used to book upon check-in. Or provide a copy of the credit card with an authorization from the credit card holder.

FAQs about Hotel Asterisk, a family run hotel

  • Room options at Hotel Asterisk, a family run hotel include:

    • Twin
    • Single

  • The prices at Hotel Asterisk, a family run hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Hotel Asterisk, a family run hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Hotel Asterisk, a family run hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hotel Asterisk, a family run hotel is 1 miles from the center of Amsterdam. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.