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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Palm Desert, CA USA
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135 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Based on Trip Advisor recommendations we chose Banks Mansion for our six day stay in Amsterdam. Our canal view room was terrific, but small. The location could not be better, walking anywhere in the Center is very easy from Banks. he open bar in the Living Room was terriifc and available 24/7. The complimentary breakfast with eggs cooked to order... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just stayed four nights at this hotel and it was great. Perfect location, cozy environment (less than 40 rooms) and full of nice details, especially the free snacks and drinks in the lobby ALL DAY LONG. The room wasn't small at all and you have free drinks there too. Daily cleaning is good but not impeccable. Breakfast is really... More 

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Boynton Beach
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

In central Amsterdam and service is fantastic. Price may be a little high but treat yourself to a wonderful experience. All drinks included in price and daily snacks served in living room area off the lobby. request a canal view on an upper floor.

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is a real one off. Firstly all the staff are really friendly make you feel really at home. One of the defining things about the hotel is all the drinks are complimentary. So you hear about it in the reviews and you think there's a catch. But no there isn't one. Although we are not big drinkers it's a... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice looking hotel overlooking a nice canal adjoining a pretty bridge covered in flowers. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful directing guests to museums etc or restaurants. Nothing is too much trouble. The room was nice, bed comfy and the all inclusive drinks and snacks very welcome. I'd stay again.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my stay at the Banks Mansion. The rooms were nice, bed was comfy (they even had a pillow menu with 4 or 5 different options), and staff was nice and helpful. Breakfast had a lot of options including a cooking station where you could order omelets, eggs, or Dutch pancakes. The hotel has free drinks and snacks... More 

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VALLEJO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a great location. Please note...the staff DO NOT HELP WITH PORTAGE/LUGGAGE . The hotel sits on a very busy corner with no parking. The taxis pull up on the sidewalk to let you out, (as many of the places in Amsterdam the streets are very narrow in general) There is no disabled entrance so anyone in... More 

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Estero, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Banks Mansion for 3 days prior to our Baltic cruise on Celebrity Silhouette. This is perhaps the most central location in Amsterdam, convenient to all the museums, Dam Square, shopping and great restaurants. This boutique hotel goes beyond expectations to make you feel at home. Everything that you want for a great stay is included in... More 

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

Dear Mr. Howard L, Wow, if we start to read your title, we already get goosebumps. Thank you very much for writing such a great review. Sentenced like ‘this place has it all’ are amazing to us and make us so proud as a team. We really hope you enjoyed your cruise. You have probable seen a lot of beautiful... More 

Lincolnshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. The location was wonderful and easy to walk to places we wanted to explore. The staff was super helpful and friendly, answering my many questions. Breakfast was delicious and we enjoyed the happy hours appetizers and drinks that were included. Our only minor complaint was that the rooms were small.

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

Dear Sheri B, We are so happy with reviews like yours, so thank you very much. I am pleased to see that the team was able to answer so many of your questions. Do you know that the big city archive is situated across from us? Here you will find all the information that you need to know about Amsterdam.... More 

Scotland
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here with 3 girlfriends to celebrate turning 40. The hotel is perfectly located for walking anywhere in Amsterdam, the staff were so helpful with good recommendations for places to eat and things to do. There is a complementary bar in the lovely reception area which was great for a wee tipple at the end of a hard days sightseeing... More 

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

Dear Negative H, Thank you so much for your review. What a nice experience it must have been together with your friends. Amsterdam is a place where you could go to with family, partner or friends. So much to see and so much to do. We hope you enjoyed the suggestions that we gave you. There are so many nice... More 

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