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“Good hotel, conveniently located - but watch for the shuttle.” 4 of 5 stars
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Radisson Blu Hotel Amsterdam Airport
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Boeing Avenue 2, 1119 PB Schiphol, The Netherlands (Formerly Radisson SAS)   |  
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Alloa, United Kingdom
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“Good hotel, conveniently located - but watch for the shuttle.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

Hotel set around ten minutes from the airport, ideal for stopover, quite quiet and pleasant enough rooms and surroundings. Dinner at reasonable cost; didn't try the breakfast buffet but at 25 euros a head a little pricey.

The hotel shares a shuttle bus (not minibus) with the Park lnn on a 30 minute frequency which runs most of the day; however, it stands down for an hour at 1000 and 1900 meaning up to a 90 minute wait or a 20 euro plus taxi ride. Wished we'd known that with a 1900 arrival and a 1030 check-in!

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

I chose this hotel because it was close to my office and was a bit disappointed that it was near the airport, away from the city. Do not be deterred. The shuttle to the airport is quick. From there, you can get a train into the center of the city. The rooms are large, spotless and well appointed. There is a fitness center that is open 24 hours a day (for the jet laggers). The breakfast is good and plentiful, but expensive as any hotel. The only disappointment is dinner - the menu (restaurant or room service) is limited and there are no other options within walking distance. I'd definitely choose the Radisson again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Puyallup, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

The Blu at Schiphol was lacking only one thing to rate a good review from me; that is the very bank like hours of their fitness center (which is operated by a third party Co). However, as of late, the fitness center is on demand after hours. Just ask for admittance at the front desk.

Otherwise this hotel offers all the amenities one may want for a nice layover at the Schiphol Airport. These amenities include a nice lounge and restaurant that serves an excellent breakfast. A complimentary airport shuttle/bus. Wifi is available here as well as a reasonably priced TV package, for approximately €13, that includes all English stations and PPV movies. The staff is cordial and caring. The rooms are comfy and quiet. This is a "very good" hotel that I recommend for those that are stopping over in Amsterdam.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Thessaloníki, Thessaloniki, Greece
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12 hotel reviews
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

A new hotel,with very nice rooms ,a very nice gym with specialists there ,mediate food at restaurant,.but away from ciry.hotel has bus ,must go firsr at airport and after take the train to amsderdam,its priblem because the bus stop at 2300,and the taxi from amsderdam to hotel cost about 70 euros,the stuff are kidness and right

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Regular shuttles transport you to the airport in 15 minutes. The rooms are clean, bright and modern with extra amenities (coffee & tea making, safe, toiletries, robe/slippers). It is a large conference hotel.
Note when you arrive by shuttle, that you must go up one floor to reception (this is not well-marked). Breakfast is excellent, but expensive. With a room upgrade, breakfast is included in the price.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The hotel itself is located at the other side of the airport. This means you have to get a shuttle bus (free) which runs every half hour, (apart from an hour around 10am, and an hour around 6pm), from the airport to the Radisson and Park Inn.

Check in was simple and effective, and a room was on the 7th Floor. Having stayed at other Radisson Blu hotels, I thought the decor was aging, and I think the hotel needs some kind of refurb, as it didn't really feel like a high end Radisson.

I also didn't like that standard TV channels other hotels would have as free, would be charged for. Why give BBC 1 West for Free, but charge for BBC 1 London, it makes no sense.

Wifi was free, and reasonably fast, so extra points there.

I was here for business, as it was close to the offices I was working out of. No other reason to stay here, there are more convenient hotels nearer the airport.

Overall, average at best, but does the trick if you need a hotel near the airport.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cairo
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The hotel was nice and clean. It's very close to schiphol airport, but quite far from city centre. However, in 30 minutes you can reach the centre by taking the free of charge hotel shuttle that runs every 30 minutes to the airport and then take the intercity train (stops in 3 stations) or the fyra train (no stops) from the airport to city centre.
It's a very busy hotel especially at the time we went there due to the cardiology convention held in Amsterdam. When we arrived there we were told that there were no vacancies and that we had to wait till noon. Since there were a lot of checkouts, we had our room ready sooner than we thought.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Boeing Avenue 2, 1119 PB Schiphol, The Netherlands (Formerly Radisson SAS)
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Haarlemmermeer > Schiphol
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Schiphol
#4 Luxury Hotel in Schiphol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Radisson Blu Hotel Amsterdam Airport 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel features three different room styles: Oriental, Scandinavian & Maritime; located at Schiphol Rijk; 10 min to AMS Arpt. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Radisson Amsterdam
Radisson Raalte
Amsterdam Radisson
Radisson Blu Hotel Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Haarlemmermeer

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