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Banks Mansion

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Herengracht 519-522, 1017 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Banks Mansion was a great place to stay. Well situated within walking distance to many attractions, restaurants and interesting neighbourhoods. We stayed there for 5 nights and enjoyed every minute of it. Spacious room and a bathroom with a large shower and deep tub. Every afternoon they serve snacks and wine in the lobby and people get to meet and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent 3 nights at the Banks Mansion prior to a River Cruise. We can't say enough. Wonderful, warm staff; delicious breakfast cooked to order; wine, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres complimentary nightly; truly complimentary mini bar in the room, restocked daily. VERY quiet - even though the hotel was sold out, we never heard other rooms or even people in the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff is very friendly helping you in everything, I had a small room when i checked in the first time and later when I complained they upgraded me to a better room. The location is just amazing, near everything, during my whole stay everything was walking distance to me.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights in August. The staff was top-notch and Kim was so helpful and cheerful she deserves kudos. Several of the clients had delayed luggage due to the baggage handling shut down at Heathrow and all of the desk clerks were great at calling British Airways baggage claim service and trying to find... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked Banks Mansion after reading the excellent reviews, and were not disappointed! The staff was very friendly and always willing to help, the room was spacious and clean and we were especially impressed with the comfortable bedding! However what made Banks Mansion so outstanding was the bar in the lobby, serving a wide variety of free drinks and snacks... More 

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london
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good location, pleasant staff. Nice touch as to there being free tea, coffee non alcoholic and alcoholic drinks free of charge in the lobby and even in the rooms. For the Europe the breakfast was fairly good But I have to say the rooms were small and dark and the Lobby area was also very small and not inviting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a four-star hotel with a comfortable, clean guest room and spacious bathroom that was clean and had excellent water pressure in the shower and sink. The view of the canal (you need to request a canal-view room) was perfect. The location is great, as you can walk to many locations and those that are further are easily reachable... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I read the reviews before I went and thought it was too good to be true.... it's not. This hotel is EXACTLY what all the amazing reviews state. The hotel staff was extremely friendly, and helpful. They booked different tours, arranged shuttles/cabs, and even brought me a towel at the door as I arrived in from being caught out in... More 

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bedfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am glad I followed the reviews on this one. Hotel clean, staff really friendly and helpful, wine hour great and situated in a central location. Free bar was a lovely touch. Would definitely stay here again.

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Esther B, General Manager at Banks Mansion, responded to this review

Dear ldbright, We are also very very very honored and happy that you followed all the fantastic reviews. Thank you so much for all your sweet compliments about the staff being friendly and helpful, the wine buffet and the beautiful central location. We hope to see you and welcome you again. We are looking forward to it. As we say... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked Banks Mansion for our honeymoon from a recommendation from a colleague and it was perfect. The hotel is in a perfect location for exploring Amsterdam, the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, the breakfast was lovely and the facilities in the lounge and rooms were brilliant.

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Esther B, General Manager at Banks Mansion, responded to this review

Dear jmw78, We can’t congratulate you enough! How romantic that you came to Banks Mansion and Amsterdam for your honeymoon. I truly wish you all the L O V E together. And of course it’s always a great excuse to come back to celebrate: 1 month, 6 months, 1 year etc. etc.! It was a great pleasure to have you... More 

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