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The Albus

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Vijzelstraat 49, 1017 HE Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Rembrandtplein)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay. Location is perfect for exploring the city, and easy to get to from central station. Staff was very professional and helpful! Only thing we missed was a fridge in the room.

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Hello valuable guest, Thank you for your nice review! We are keen to be green try to minimize the waste of energy. Therefore we do not provide fridges or minibars in the rooms. However, we do offer roomservice without any delivery charge so you can still enjoy some cool drinks in your room. We are also happy to bring up... More

Miami, Florida, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cute boutique hotel right in the center of the city. Very friendly staff. In regards to the lack of a.c. it was no problem because of the high-powered fan. We stayed in August (probably the hottest time of the year) and felt no discomfort because of the lack of a.c. Would definitely stay here again during another visit to Amsterdam!

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Hello precious guest, Thank you very much for your wondeful compliments! I am glad to read that you have enjoyed a comfortable stay and that the soundless fan helped to cool your room during the warm summer days. We will be honoured to welcome you again in the Albus soon! With kind regards, Lisa Jurgens Deputy Manager More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived to check in and the rooms were not ready for another 3-4 hours.....almost 5:30pm. Understaffed as even the next day,..folks were waiting for rooms. When we received rooms, we were in the basement for both (had only booked one of those rooms for our daughters) and so we were comped breakfast for the difference in price between the sub-terranean... More

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Hello precious guest, I am sorry to read that you stay wasn't flawless! I thank you for aharing all your comments and I will seriously think about your experiences and the role I have as a manager to improve certain processes. Regarding your room, I understood from the receptionist who checked you in, that she did offer you a room... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I made the booking a couple of days before I travelled. After a very busy day, I arrived at the hotel around 11pm (I had told them that I was arriving late), only to be told by the (very pleasant) gent at the desk that there had been "a problem with the booking system", and that I would need to... More

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Hello precious guest, I am sorry to read about your experiences and that we could not accomodate you on your first night! I appreciate your choice for the Albus and I completely understand your frustrations. We absolutely try out utmost to avoid overbooking at all times, but unfortunately it does occur once in a while due to system errors or... More

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon check-in we were told to have a seat on the sofa and they came to us with the check-in papers and complimentary tea and coffee. This was very relaxing and different than the regular stand at the desk check-in. There's a Nespresso coffee machine in the room with complimentary pads. The TV welcomes you with your name and the... More

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Hello valuable guest, Thank you very much for your nice review! We offer different room types, from the Smart City Room (the smallest) to our Stunning City Suites (most spacious). All rooms come with the same facilities such as free Nespresso and mineral water and an extended inroom enternainment system. I am glad that you have enjoyed your room despite... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here on two separate occasions and the location, staff and rooms can't be beaten! Will definitely stay here every time I go to Amsterdam. If possible ask for a room on the top floor on the street side - the views are great!

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Hello valuable guest, Thank you so much for your positive review! It is great to read you compliments on our staff and the rooms, I will definitely share them with eveyone here. We hope to welcome you back soon, just make sure you mention your preferred room with your booking so we can hold it for you for another blissful... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, I am shouting DO NOT GO TO THIS HOTEL! ESPECIALLY IN THE SUMMER! This hotel has one heck of a nerve to subject patrons to the temperatures reached in guest rooms. No air conditioning, street too noisey to open window. In some rooms, windows were locked to open only a few inches (suicide prevention, we were told). However, stairwell... More

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Dear valuable guest, Thank you for your honest feedback. I am very sorry to read that you did not at all enjoy your stay at the Albus, as I also mentioned in my apoligy letter. I sincerely regret the fact that your complaints were not recognized and handled to your satisfaction while you were here and I understand your frustration.... More

Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No airconditioning made for an uncomfortable stay- it affected sleep quality and overall experience of hotel. Windows had to be left open at night which increased Noise from street as our room was at the front of the hotel. Between no air conditioning and subsequent noise, we never had a full nights sleep. No fridge or mini bar in room.... More

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Hello valuable guest, Thank you for your honest feedback. I understand that the heat has been inconvenient and I am very sorry to read that it affceted your overall experience. We secretly hope that our helpful staff and extra services can compensate for the discomfort caused by the high temperatures that we are contending this summer. I take your comments... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at the Albus and were greeted by reception staff who were welcoming and friendly. It was somewhat confusing as the reception staff asked us to sit in the lobby while they were checking us in. It went smoothly but the communication could have been better however, the person checking us in was in training. He did a good... More

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Hello precious guest, Thank you for your extended review and wonderful compliments on our staff, the coffee corner and the rooms! I am happy to read that you have enjoyed a blissful stay with us despite of the heat and I hope to see you again in the Albus soon! With kind regards, Lisa Jurgens Deputy Manager More

ayrshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival were greeted with a friendly receptionist who showed us the complimentary coffee bar, she then came over and went through everything. Hotel reception was very stylish and clean. Then we were taken to our room and the facilities in the room explained to us (this created an excellent first impression). Our room was an upgrade to a bigger... More

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Hello valuable guest, Thank you very much for taken the time to write such an extended and positive review! I am glad to read that you appreciate our services, the bedding and the room facilities, but more importantly that our team has been able to really make a difference. I hope to welcome you again in the Albus soon for... More

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Address: Vijzelstraat 49, 1017 HE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Rembrandtplein
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Albus 4*
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The Albus Hotel Amsterdam
Albus Grand Amsterdam
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The Albus is a four star design hotel where you can experience the vibrancy of central Amsterdam from your doorstep and unwind afterwards in our luxurious rooms. The Albus is located in the historical heart of Amsterdam within the famous Canal Belt and next to the most prestigious part of Amsterdam: The Golden Bend. You’ll be 2-10 minutes away from to the 4 main squares: Rembrandsquare, Leidsesquare, Damsquare and Muntsquare. ... more   less 
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