I'm a big fan of slightly unusual hotels, and this one fitted the bill perfectly when I was researching a 1-night city break to Amsterdam.
The check-in process was a simple case of using one of the self-service touchscreen terminals and programming your own room key(s). From there it was up to the room.
Wow! I knew it was going to be compact, but it was exactly as I had imagined - small but practical, funky and modern. We were impressed and had a good play with the remote control mood lighting, window blind etc. The free WiFi and movies (including porn) was a nice touch - not something I've experienced before (even in more expensive hotels - I never understand why they can't include free Internet!).
The bed was superb - very large and incredibly comfortable. The bed linnen was simple and elegant, and ensured a good night's sleep after a long day exploring the City.
The communial areas of the hotel were very nicely styled with comfy seating areas and TVs to watch etc. Free-to-use Apple iMacs for Internet browsing. The 24h bar/restaurant was a nice touch, although we didn't really use it - preferring to eat out for our meals.
There is a tram stop almost immediately outside the hotel - we used it several times to get back into the centre. A number 5 tram took around 15-20 mins to get to Central Station, and we had an All-in-One travel ticket which made this easy (just swipe on, swipe off etc).
For the money, this hotel was superb value and highly recommended to anyone visiting Amsterdam for a night or two.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in Amsterdam on Prinses Irenestraat just ten minutes from city center, citizenM Amsterdam boasts 215 luxuriously appointed rooms at an affordable rate. A perfect spot for a cultural excursion or quick business trip, enjoy free Wi-Fi in the entire hotel, 24/7 on-site dining and cocktailing at canteenM, contemporary living rooms decked out in iconic Vitra furniture and a prolific MENDO library collection. Be sure to try out the hi-tech MoodPad tablet to control your room amenities like mood lighting and temperature, power rain shower, or sprawl out on the XL king-size bed with upscale Italian linens. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Citizenm Amsterdam City Hotel Amsterdam
- Citizenm Hotel Amsterdam