We arrived in amsterdam by car and the underground parking is very secure and convenient. Staff at the check-in was very friendly and they gave us good guidance on how to travel from the hotel to the city. The location of the hotel is not good at all. No restaurants whatsoever around. However, it's very easy to commute by tram or bus to city centre and it's only a 15 minute ride. The tram and bus stop is only 1 minute walk from the hotel. We had a twin room and it was spacious enough to put the cot for the baby. Room was clean. The next day, when we came back to our room, it was not cleaned. We arrived at 5:00pm and somebody had eaten our food and taken a cup of tea. We had a clean set of towels but the bed was half done, like if someone had taken a nap in our room and eaten all our food. We immediately called the manager and they apologized. They said they had issues with cleaning staff and that it would never happen again. We were offered a room upgrade along with a free dinner. The dinner was terrible. The cheese on the beef carpaccio starter had blue mold and the beef was frozen. Of course they offered us another starter. The main dish was ok. Overall, the hotel is good, we probably had bad luck on our stay. Parking is great, very good buffet breakfast, nice rooms, friendly staff.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- He BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Blue Square is environmental friendly hotel and has a Green Key Silver status. The building takes it's name from the striking building in which it is located. The building was designed by architect Van Gool and dates from the seventies. Van Gool has undoubtedly explain that the only building in the characteristic blue color can be dyed. All 175 rooms are spacious, soundproofed and equipped with air conditioning, free wifi internet and free coffee/ tea facilities. You will find comfortable rooms with many amenities so that your visit is an experience that you would want to repeat. Whether you are staying in Amsterdam for business, or looking for a destination for a short break, this hotel is the perfect start to anyone visiting the city. We are located near the exit of the A10 S104. In just 15-20 minutes you are in the city area of the centre of Amsterdam. Sloterdijk Station is just steps away from our hotel and SchipholAirport, the RAIConvention Center, the Port and Passenger Terminal Amstedam (cruisschepen) can be reached in 30 minutes. At the BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Blue Square we strive to provide the facilities you require, with little extras to make you feel at home in a friendly and welcoming environment. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Amsterdam
- Amsterdam Best Western