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“Great stay in a quiet part of Amsterdam” 4 of 5 stars
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NH Amsterdam Zuid
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   van Leijenberghlaan 221 | Buitenveldert, 1082 GG Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly NH Musica) (Stadsdeel Zuid)   |  
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Ranked #123 of 345 Hotels in Amsterdam
San Francisco,CA
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“Great stay in a quiet part of Amsterdam”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Overall we had a great experience at the Musica. staff were friendly and helpful and the rooms were large with all of the modern conveniences, insluding fridge, safe, phone in bathroom, etc. While not located near the Center or the canals, the area around the hotel is quiet and peaceful. No frenetic activity or honking horns. Tram is about a 10 min walk away and #5 takes you to Centraal Station and Canals. You can rent bikes for 16 euros/day. Not to far from the hotel is a shopping center with a late night Albert Heijn supermarket (open until 10pm).

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

The hotel is located somewhat at a distance from Amsterdam Central but is 8 mins of walk away from the nearest Metro. At a quite locale, it was a nice experience . An excellent hotel, great location, very polite and friendly staff. Strongly recommended.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

it is to say, that the hotel is outside from the city centre, a 15min walk to the tram and a 20 min tram ride.
We chose this hotel bec we had a car, and they had free parking at the weekend.
It is a huge 70's style hotel which has been recently and elegantly renovated. very spacious rooms, clean and quiet.
The NH chain is my new favorite would definitely stay there again!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 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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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I had a 3 day workshop at this hotel with my company and have very mixed feelings – mostly negatively.

Pros: Nice rooms, okay standard, okay food.

Cons:
The fridge in the room was so noisy and uncovered (i.e. exposed and facing the bed) I had to unplug it in the middle of the night.

Reception messed up an important taxi-booking for 20 people so we were 30 minutes late for a meeting and they didn’t seem to be really bothered.

VC facilities not available except at extremely high cost.

WIFI was free but exceptionally slow.

Location is not fantastic.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Got an amazing deal through Priceline on this hotel - as others have noted, access to public transportation is a real drag, and what keeps me from rating this higher. Clean, good service, and close to the RAI (I walked it most days, 20m). Not sure I could stay her at full published prices, but for a last minute booking at a steep discount, it was very handy.

Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Had a really lovely stay, the room was always very clean, the service was ok but one evening they were very rude which is unacceptable when you are paying!
The location was abit rubbish if you wanted to be in the city its a 15-20 min tram ride but really near a beautiful park and a cycle ride and was quiet nice to spend a day outside of the city!

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

There aren't many hotels in Amsterdam that don't have a bus or a tram going past the front door. The Nh Musica doesn't have either and the only thing that lets this hotel down is its truly dreadful location. It sits in the middle of what looks like an estate of council housing, and if I were in such a location in London, I think I might fear for my life.

However once you step through the doors you get into what is a rather chic minimalist hotel. The rooms though basic, are stylish and tasteful. The bathrooms are elegant (nasty toiletries though).

I had a problem with the air conditioning in the 1st Room that was in and after being visited by a chambermaid who wasn't keen on helping, one of the reception staff came up to the room and move me to a room next door with the minimum of fuss and the maximum care and attention.

Breakfast is not brilliant and the staff serving breakfast really did have an attitude problem. Breakfast itself was mainly of the continental variety, although you could have omelettes and pancakes made for you- a facility that had ended by 9:30 AM when I came down to breakfast.

All in all a nice hotel, much much better than the NH Carlton in the middle of town, but I wouldn't have thought it was a great location for anybody wanting to do sightseeing in Amsterdam given that it's a 30 minute tram ride into the centre and a walk from the hotel to find the tram in the 1st place.

It is convenient for the financial centres of Amsterdam Zuid and as such represents a good place to stay for people working there.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: van Leijenberghlaan 221 | Buitenveldert, 1082 GG Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly NH Musica)
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Stadsdeel Zuid
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#31 Best Value Hotel in Amsterdam
#68 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#107 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — NH Amsterdam Zuid 4*
Number of rooms: 213
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The ultra-modern NH Amsterdam Zuid hotel in Amsterdam is located in the heart of the Zuidas business district, just a stone’s throw from the World Trade Center. This trendy neighborhood provides guests with a bevy of shops, restaurants and cafes. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Nh Musica Hotel Amsterdam
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