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Banks Mansion

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Herengracht 519-522, 1017 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #10 of 355 Hotels in Amsterdam
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed two nights in Amsterdam. The location of the hotel is perfect. But not what I expected for a four star hotel. The rooms are sizable ok, but the rooms are old fashioned. They're retro, but not in a cool way. It seems they prioritize free drinks and not cleanliness. The carpet is dirty and there's dust everywhere. We changed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a short stay in Amsterdam and spent two nights at the Banks Mansion. The next time we are in Amsterdam, we will certainly be booking this same hotel. Although some may find it a little pricey, this hotel is well worth the added expense as it has the best service one could imagine at a hotel. We were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location on the Heerengracht - near Rembrandtplein. Very attentive and friendly staff. "All inclusive" is a plus - free drinks from mini-bar and lobby (whisky, cognac and gin) in room. wifi is free and good speed. Hotel and rooms are a little worn, bathrooms are more up to date. Carpets in rooms dearly needs cleaning and unfortunately make the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here with my family for a night. The bedrooms were very clean and well appointed. The staff was amazing and friendly and went over the top to be helpful. The hotel breakfast was very nice and the cook was super friendly taking time to come out and visit with the guests. Perfectly located near the center of activity I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights pre-cruise. Wonderful hotel in all respects. Comfy beds, lovely shower, in-room complimentary refreshments, amazing breakfast, and of course the lovely "living room" with the complimentary drinks, goodies, etc. Most major attractions are within walking distance, and those that aren't are easily reachable via the tram stop which is a 2-minute walk away. Hope to come back to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel offers full breakfast (with sort of crazy man back there making the eggs). Loved it that they had complimentary wine and cheese each day 5-7pm in the lobby. Rainy day made that the perfect venue! Rooms were good, but avoid top floor with slanted roof. Only disappointment was the cleanliness. Our used coffee cups and wine glasses were not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amsterdam is a great city to walk in and take trams. The Banks Mansion was in an excellent location on the Herengracht canal near Rembrandtplein. It was an easy walk to Dam Square and to Leidseplein and a short tram ride to the Central Station and the Rijksmuseum. The tram stop was just half a block away. The room we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our stay in the Banks Mansion Hotel in Amsterdam was a highlight of our trip to Europe this summer. It is a wonderful hotel in a good location with comfortable rooms (you can even choose the type of pillows you want). The bed was the most comfortable one we encountered while on our trip through five countries. Loved the all... More 

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

Dear AAadventurers, WOW! What a big compliment that our hotel brand became your new favorite! We loved having you as our guests and we really enjoyed helping you out to discover Amsterdam to the fullest. I thank you for your sweet and loving compliments about our staff being extremely helpful and friendly. Our passion is to make you as happy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Banks Mansion hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Amsterdam. I recently stayed there while vacationing in Amsterdam and found the hotel within 15 -20 minutes or less walking distance to: 1) Museums, 2) Restaurants, 3) Pub/Bars, 4) Amsterdam Centraal (Train Station) and 5) Shopping. The staff was extremely helpful and knowledgeable in arranging museum tickets, transportation and... More 

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

Dear Botega Dal Pan B, Thank you for all your lovely and kind words. I will definitely pass on your compliments to our team. This will motivate them to keep up the good work and keep searching for all the gems in Amsterdam. Our hotel is indeed in walking distance to all main highlights such as the Rijksmuseum, VanGogh Museum... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a very enjoyable weekend at the Banks Mansion, despite the weather ! Staff are excellent, very welcoming and always happy to help. The all inclusive concept was unique for this area and we enjoyed the opportunity to have a glass of wine in the afternoon together with a selection of local cheeses. Breakfast was also very good... More 

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

Dear Mwebbuk, Thank you for so many compliments! Wow! We really appreciate your honest and kind words and will definitely share them with the whole Banks Mansion team. Most of all I am happy to hear that you would certainly choose Banks Mansion again for your next visit. That’s what makes us proud and happy. Please do not hesitate to... More 

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