About: Since 1915 one of the best cigarstores in Amsterdam has found it's home on the Rokin. Hajenius has an original art-deco feel to is with a great facade on one of the main streets of the Dutch capital. The history of the name Hajenius in combination with cigars however dates back to 1826. The Dutch have quite a history when it comes to cigars, dating back to the times when the East Indies were still a colony and the tobacco was imported from Java, Sumatra and other Indonesian Islands. Hajenius still carries it's own brand of cigars ranging from cigarrillos to Grand Corona's.
Inventory: A huge selection of cigars from Cuba, Nicaragua, Honduras and other parts of the world as well of a large collection of different Dutch brands (that for climate reasons are best stored at room temperature outside a humidor). Also a large selection of pipe tobacco's, pipes, humidors, lighters and other accesories. A unique feature is the possibility to blend your own pipetobacco. The blend can be stored so that the next time you can get exactely the same, or you can tweak and improve on your own recipe.
Smoking: There is a nice quiet smoking lounge in the back of the store with a selection of coffee, tea, wine and ports. The lounge tends to get a little busy at weekends, during the week it's very quiet most of the times. Also there is a small room that can be rented for meetings of up to 8 people.
Ambassadors opinion: In my opinion Hajenius not only the most beautiful cigarstore in the city, but one of the finest stores in Amsterdam in general. Even for non-smokers the interior, staff and atmosphere are an experience. For cigar aficionados it is an essential visit. I smoked quite a lot of cigars here while studying, reading, talking or just relaxing, One of the best thing I always love about this place is that it is sort of a refuge from the busy city life, when you're inside the trams, taxi's and tourists are easily forgotten and when you step outside again you find yourself back in reality, in the heart of a city that hardly ever sleeps.... If you need some more information or would like to have a smoke, do not hesitate to contact me
Inside or outside location: Inside
Added by: Matthijs van Heerikhuize
Mon: 12:00 - 18:00
Tue: 9:30 - 18:00
Wed: 9:30 - 18:00
Thu: 9:30 - 18:00
Fri: 9:30 - 18:00
Sat: 9:30 - 18:00
Sun: 12:00 - 17:00