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Krasnapolsky Apartments
Dam 9, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District)   |  
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Ranked #42 of 174 Specialty lodging in Amsterdam
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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“My second long stay in this amazing apartments!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Am a repeat visitors to this amazing city and I always choose to stay in nh hotels for along period as far this apartments are the best we stayed from 29/12 till 10/1/2012 (12 night) nice and modern apartments in the center just at the back of the hotel a separate 3 buildings with privet entrance good size living room and sleeping room with a small kitchenette but with all the facility u need there is washing and drying machine hover a nice view over the canal many attraction within walking distance a super market just 5 mints walking from the apartments every thing you need is at your door step, the only reasons that I gave it 4 star rating was the I had a bad experience at check inn the from desk lady ask me to pay a wrong amount of money which was 200 euro higher than the one I got which is already high!!! And when I gave her the confirmation e-mail that I got and explain it to her she didn’t have and clue and other lady came and I explain the problem again to her and she talked to the other lady to correct the mistake and that took forever I always make the full payment with the city tax include from the begging and I didn’t stay less than 12 night so that was really not appreciated to a gold nh hotels member but other than that my stay was perfect and am planning from now to my next visit in summer and I always stays a month in summer time and I will spend all this time in nh krasnapolsky apartments I highly recommend this apartments to all but one warning there is no elevator in the building and the stairs really steep but that’s wasn’t a problem to me if any one thinking to stay in this apartments go for it they are the best apartments in the city.

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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

My partner and I stayed at the Krasnapolsky apartments for roughly a week.

Pros: The location is excellent, extremely close to Dam square, but still quiet. The apartment itself was very nicely furnished and very comfortable. The apt. is equipped with a small but useful kitchenette, including an espresso machine and a microwave. There's a washing & drying machine - in short, all the amenities.
Although it's an apartment and not the hotel itself, the staff were extremely helpful, any time we asked for something (be it detergent or just extra towels).

Cons: No elevator means schlepping up three flights of steps, and the apartment itself is also divided into two levels. We didn't mind, but it's not for everyone.
The price is a bit high, but we understood that's the norm in Amsterdam.

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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

We stayed in nh krasnapolsky apartments 10 night in a deluxe business apartment the apartment was clean, modern the living room was spacious with a nice view over the canal but the bed room was to small the roof terrace was really nice the location was the best I like the privet entrance the negative things was really steep stairs no elevator our apartment was in the 4th floor so we had to carry our four heavy luggage to the 4th floor the house keeping was once a week other than that we enjoyed our stay and we would like to stay in the apartment again but next time we would try to have an apartment in the first floor or second floor.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

We just completed a seven night stay at the Krasnapolsky Apartments. We had booked a Junior Apartment. We checked in at the hotel lobby and as others have said, it was a bit of a wait but not too bad. A manager came to show us to our apartment, which was located in the back of the hotel with the entrance in a passageway next to the hotel. Also in the passage way was a popular jenever bar, Wynand Fockink. We were given a key card to open the front door of the apartment building as well as our own door. The apartments was up one flight of somewhat steep stairs (but not as steep as we later encountered in other places!). A hotel handyman helped us get our bags up the stairs. The apartment was BEAUTIFUL! We were so happy with it. There was a good sized living room/dining room with a sofa, cushy chair, flat screen TV on a credenza, table and four chairs. The windows had heavy curtains and sheers underneath. The windows were massive and could be opened. The living room looked out upon a canal (!!!) on the edge of the RLD. The canal view was a happy surprise! I have never enjoyed such entertaining people watching in my life. In the space of 5 minutes, we saw a person in a full chicken suit, man in regular clothes with a large rat's head over his own head, a boatload of beer swilling Vikings and a bunch of intoxicated batchelor partygoers singing and wearing gold sequin hats. Back to the room: The kitchen was open to the living room with marble countertops, microwave, cooktop, sink, espresso machine, hot water maker, dishwasher and pots, pans, glasses, wineglasses,dishes, cups and cutlery. Detergent for the dishwasher was provided. Everything was super clean and in great condition. There was a long hall with a closet containing a washing machine, dryer, vacuum cleaner and mop. It also held a folding bed for our third person which we set up in corner of the living room. The bedroom at the end of the hall had two large singles pushed together, 2 night stands, desk with internet connection (very expensive, 20 euros per day or 70 for the week), tall dresser with shelves and two spaces to hang clothes and another flat screen TV (good channel selection, including 3 BBC channels). The bedding was very comfortable. The bathroom was ensuite in the bedroom and had a big window (frosted for privacy), tub/shower, toilet and sink. Plenty of towels, good quality toiletries, hairdryer and super clean. The apartment looked nearly exactly like the one in the pictures here with the dark brown furniture and light brown curtains. The only negative I can possibly say about this apartment is that on weekend nights there is constant partying going on in the neighborhood and it is very loud. People also congregate outside the jenever bar in the alley outside the apartment to drink and it also got loud near our bedroom, but that bar thankfully closes fairly early and the noise stopped. But, people party on the canals until 3 or 4 in the morning (in the summer anyway - probably not in winter) and if you are a light sleeper you may find it difficult to sleep. During the weekdays, noise was not a problem. Outside the apartment were a number of bars, coffee shops and restaurants. An Albert Hein grocery store was about a 10 minute walk away behind the Royal Palace. I loved having the convenience of an apartment with the assistance of hotel staff a mere phone call away if we needed help. We had an initial problem with the electricity and staff came right away when we called. They were great. The Junior Apartment was just the right size for two adults or two adults and a kid. If you were a party of 3 adults, it might be awkward with the bathroom being in the bedroom. There is full maid service only once every seven days, but the maid came in once during the week to straighten the beds and bring fresh towels. The location of this apartment was central, service good and apartment fantastic. I would not hesitate to stay here again!

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2009

we were booked for the "organizer" hotel room, but they upgraded us to an apartment suite instead and it was so nice!! there was a big bedroom with a huge closet, washroom, kitchen and big den area with a dining table...two flat screen tvs and all the appliances were brand new!
great location and walkable to most sights!

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2008

Stayed here one night for business. Perfect location in a good atmosphere.
See to that you stay in the new wing where the rooms are "new".

PS. they have no ironing services after 6pm which I expect from a hotel this class, please fix that!

Peter Gustafsson

  • Stayed August 2008, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2007

We were two couples staying in the Superior Deluxe 2-bedroom apartment at the Krasnapolsky for 5 nights. The apartment is on the floor above the ground floor, overlooking the canal, on the "back" side of the block the hotel occupies. It has two spacious bedrooms with king beds, two bathrooms, an office, fully equipped kitchen, laundry room with washer and dryer, and a large living/dining room area with couch, comfy chairs, dining table, tv with the same programming they have in the hotel, and beautiful large picture windows overlooking the canal and the local scene. The apartment has nice dark hardwood floors and is all around just lovely. It and 3 or so other apartments are in a building that has its own entrance. You check in at the hotel front desk and they give you a building key and an apartment key (which is just like the hotel room keys). In case you don't know, this is a very nice hotel, located as centrally as possible, right on Dam Square. The hotel even provides room service to the apartment if you're into paying those prices. Maid service in the apartment is weekly, not daily. We were also able to use the hotel's fitness center free of charge.
This was a great experience. As two couples traveling together we spent less than we would have for two hotel rooms and we got much larger, much better accomodations. Normally they have a 7-day minimum stay, but in this case (confirmed by phone after initially booking on their web site) they had a shorter window available that happened to fit with our travel plans. All 4 of us loved the experience and would gladly stay there again.
Wireless Internet access was available using the same system as in the hotel, which is wildly expensive (EUR22 for 24-hours).
On those few occasions we interacted with hotel staff, they were always very friendly and courteous, and generally speak very good English, like most professionals in Amsterdam.
Both when we checked in and when we checked out we got a hotel bellman to help with our bags. This was crucial as the internal stairway in the building is very narrow, steep, and twisty. Worth a few euros to not have to navigate them with luggage.

  • Stayed October 2007, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: Dam 9, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #42 of 174 Specialty lodging in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
For long-term stays (availible from 5 days) in Amsterdam, the luxurious Krasnapolsky apartments offer private accommodation in the heart of Amsterdam. Relax in this wonderful accommodation and benefit from all facilities of the Krasnapolsky Hotel.The apartments are located in original 18th century houses. The apartments are spacious and consist of a fully equipped kitchen with a dish-washer, a spacious living room, a comfortable bedroom and a luxurious bathroom. A DVD-player, a washing machine and a tumble dryer are all available for your convenience.During your stay you can make use of all hotel facilities, such as the fitness centre and massages. The hotels central location makes it possible to discover all interesting sights and attractions easily.There is a winter garden where you can have a delicious breakfast- or lunch buffet every morning. Furthermore there are 2 restaurants in the hotel ,Restaurant Reflet is one of the finest restaurants in Amsterdam offers French cuisine and Grand Cafe Brasserie is open all day for brasserie style food with excellent views on the famous Dam Square.In the Golden Palm Bar, with award winning staff, you can enjoy delicious cocktails. When weather is nice, you can sit out on the terrace and enjoy sunny Amsterdam. ... more   less 
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