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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
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bedfordshire
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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 

San Diego, CA
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a wonderful find and all based on T. A. reviews. The hotel is perfectly located and perfectly delightful. The staff was young, enthusiastic and helpful. The room was comfortable and decorated with very cool furniture. The breakfast was great and even better, the wines, beers, soft drinks and snacks were of no charge and an appreciated touch.

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

Dear Nanajojobean, YES! Your review makes me very happy. You know why? Because you enjoyed your stay to the fullest and can share your very own T.A review which means you did experience our unlimited hospitality. And that is what you and all of our other guest deserve. Thank you very much for all your compliments about the full service... More 

Australia
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Don't bother to look anywhere else - this is the ONLY place to stay in Amsterdam. We stayed here for 6 nights in June (sorry it has taken so long to write this), and from the moment we arrived the service was excellent. The reception staff saw us being dropped off at the front door, and immediately came down the... More 

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

Dear Cob111, We remember you and the family very well. It was our pleasure to welcome and meet you. We really loved having you as our guest. We hope you had a good flight home. I am really happy to read that you enjoyed your stay so much. And wow, your words are extremely generous. Before we hire a trainee,... More 

Seattle
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying here is a real treat! The rooms are super clean and the bathrooms are great! It is centrally located next to the "fun" part of Amsterdam and everything like all the museums are in walking distance. The hotel has a beautiful view of the canal and the decor inside is cute. Great bar and strong wifi✔️

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

Dear Jkeff, Even the shortest reviews are very important to us. Thank you very much for taking the time of effort of writing your review. You enjoyed the view on the canal, did you know that the major of Amsterdam lives across the street from us? And did you know that the Herengracht, the canal that we are situated on,... More 

Long Island
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a 5 night stay at the Banks Mansion and there is not one negative thing that I can say about this hotel. Very centrally located. We were able to walk to all attractions. The room and bathroom were spotless and the bed was very comfortable. The breakfast buffet was plentiful with many great choices. The coffee machines... More 

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

Dear Martinigirl 717, Wow, ‘not one negative thing that I can say’, it really give me goosebumps. Thank you so much for sharing your words with all the Tripadvisor users. We recently changed all the beds in brand new and very comfortable beds. It is really important to us that our guests have a good night sleep so that they... More 

Palm Desert, CA USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear DanandJan C, We are already looking forward to welcome you again. Thank you much for sharing these words on Tripadvisor. We remember you very well and we also enjoyed you as our guests. It is perfect to stay for 6 nights. Now you were really able to explore the city. And still we are looking forward to tell you... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear Willermo, Wow, ‘highly recommendable’, those are extremely generous words. Thank you so much for sharing these words with the rest of the Tripadvisor users. You are very close in guessing the amount of rooms: we have 51 rooms. We actually have four types of room: the Deluxe rooms, the Deluxe canal view rooms, the Executive rooms and the Suite.... More 

Boynton Beach
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear Bugmann100, Even the shortest reviews are so important to us. Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. We hope you enjoyed the full service concept with the inclusive breakfast buffet, open bar with the different appetizers in our Living, minibar in the room, movie channels and wifi connection. Did you ask one of the breakfast members... More 

London
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear PeterB_AnnaB, I am so happy to read that we achieved the ‘home away from home’ feeling with you and that our team made you really feel at home. It all starts when the guest walks through the door, that is the moment until check out that we make sure the guest has memorable stay with us. Thank you very... More 

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