I stayed at the blue square for the weekend with friends. The hotel was lovely and clean. The room was good, however the view was of nothing but we were not in the room for very long we were just pleased there was 3 beds and a shower! The cleaning staff seemed a little lazy as we had to ask for more milk in the rooms and an extra cup on a couple of days - nothing really bad tho!! But overall hotel was good, comfortable and helpful.
There isnt much around the hotel area, a few shops and cafes but the shops in the little shopping centre have strange opening times so check b4 you set out to look round them.
To get to the Amsterdam city centre you can catch the bus or tram. You can catch the number 21 bus or tram 14. It is really easy and I didn't have to wait much more 3 mins for a bus/tram. Get a travel pass - easier and cheaper, rather than having to pay for a single trip each time.
Few suggestions of things to see and do - Anne Frank house -excellent. Boat cruise - interesting and relaxing. Pub crawl - get to see red light district. Sex museum - very funny
- 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