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“a good wiew on amsterdam canals” 4 of 5 stars
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Hilton Amsterdam
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Apollolaan 138, 1077 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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“a good wiew on amsterdam canals”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Wonderful position and wonderful wiew on a Amsterdam canal. If you would enjoy relax on the river, stay on the back open lobby. Some problems with fan spooler in the room, the concergierie not adequate with brand level

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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AlessioColavecchio, Manager at Hilton Amsterdam, responded to this review, September 11, 2014
Dear Felice,

Thank you for your review about Hilton Amsterdam.

I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you liked our location. The canal at the back of our hotel provides a wonderful view, indeed. In the summer you can see the boats sailing by and on a cold winter day you can even enjoy some traditional Dutch figure skating. Either by trying it yourself or as a spectator from the comfort of our Garden Terrace with a hot chocolate to keep you warm.

Your comments regarding the concierge are taken very seriously and are immediately shared within the team for future development.

I hope we may have the pleasure to welcome you back again with us soon.

Best regards,

Alessio Colavecchio
Hotel Manager
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Last night I stayed at this hotel. I was not impressed.

When I tried to check in the receptionist was mainly paying attention to other people and she made me wait a few times. After check-in I went to the bar for a drink where I ordered an Apple Martini, which the waitress was not sure she could provide me with. What I eventually (after some 10 minutes) got, was a whole of vodka with only the slightest hint of apple. The accompanying rice snacks were also not crispy and had gone stale.
The room was okay, but not very spacious and one of the walls in the room seemed to be damaged a bit. The next morning I received my wake up call at 7:30am, while I had asked one for 6:30am. And when checking out the receptionist only pointed out where I needed to sign the receipt, but did not ask me how my stay was.

Overall just a disappointing experience. For 200e per night I had expected a lot more.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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AlessioColavecchio, Manager at Hilton Amsterdam, responded to this review, September 11, 2014
Dear A.R,

Thank you for leaving a review of your experiences with us here on TripAdvisor

We are sorry to read that your stay with us was not according to your expectations and for the inconvenience this may have caused you, I would like to apologize.

Your comments have been taken very seriously and are directly shared with the team.
Every feedback is of true importance to us, as it allows us to constantly improve the level of service. Your detailed feedback regarding our services in our Half Moon Lounge have been followed up upon by our management.

Thank you for choosing Hilton Amsterdam and we hope that, despite of this experience, we may have the opportunity to restore your confidence in us and welcome you back in the near future.

Yours sincerely,

Alessio Colavecchio
Hotel Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We recently stayed at the Hilton Amsterdam for a total of 5 nights. The views of the canal are outstanding. The hotel room was clean, well appointed and comfortable. The hotel staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The hotel is located in a quiet neighborhood outside of the hustle and bustle of the city. Still, it is a 5 minute walk to catch the tram, number 5, 16, and 24, take you uptown and you can get off within walking distance of any location. There are also some outstanding restaurants surrounding the hotel within a 10-15 minute walk! We would definitely stay there again!

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AlessioColavecchio, Manager at Hilton Amsterdam, responded to this review, September 11, 2014
Dear Don90_12,

Thank you for taking the time to review your last stay at Hilton Amsterdam.

I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay. Your detailed feedback about how you have experienced your stay helps us to keep improving our services.

The location of the hotel is highly valued by us, as it is indeed away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. We are situated in a nice, quiet neighbourhood with lovely restaurants and exclusive shopping streets just a stone throw away.

Thank you again for the amazing review and we are looking forward to your next visit.

Kind regards,

Alessio Colavecchio
Hotel Manager
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Having stayed previously in city centre hotels in Amsterdam with the street noise, etc, the Hilton Amsterdam is a dream. Only 10 minutes away from the centre by tram or taxi, it is located in a quiet neighbourhood and the rooms are comfortable and spacious.

The reception staff and concierge staff are extremely helpful and polite and the restaurant has to be the best Hilton restaurant where we have had breakfast and/or lunch. We were warmly greeted upon arrival at breakfast and with an exceptionally good breakfast buffet, plus the offer of items cooked to order, we cannot fault it.

We also had the opportunity to have lunch there and it has to be one of the best ever meals taken in a hotel restaurant (Roberto's) - almost as if in a high-class independent restaurant off-site. Highly recommended and not over expensive.

We would stay here again in any future stay in Amsterdam.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AlessioColavecchio, Manager at Hilton Amsterdam, responded to this review, September 1, 2014
Dear Madam/Sir,

Thank you for your fantastic review about Hilton Amsterdam and Roberto’s

It is so good to hear that you enjoyed you time with us. Your recommendation regarding Roberto’s restaurant and the comfortable and spacious rooms is a pleasure to hear. The team is delighted to hear that their efforts to deliver high quality service are acknowledged.

We look forward to welcome you again with us in the near future.

Wishing you all the best,

Alessio Colavecchio
Hotel Manager
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stayed here one night after staying downtown and were so glad we did. We were automatically upgraded to a large room due to our Hilton honors Gold status and received executive lounge access. The rooms are spacious and the bed was very comfortable. The bathrooms are also large and very nice. Limited amenities but two restaurants on site. The breakfast was one of the best we have had- with Gold status we were seated in a smaller quieter dining area overlooking the canal. There is a buffet and you can order special items such as an omelette or prosecco. Walking distance to the tram to take downtown or to the airport (you can buy tickets from concierge) Vogel park is within walking distance as are several restaurants (or you can rent bicycles). The area is quiet and very pretty and we would stay here again, and recommend to F&F.

Stayed July 2014
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AlessioColavecchio, Manager at Hilton Amsterdam, responded to this review, September 1, 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to review your last stay with Hilton Amsterdam.

I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed you stay so much. Your detailed feedback about how you have experienced you stay helps us to keep improving our services. The location of the hotel is indeed one of the strong points. Just a 10 minute walk to the Museum District with all cultural activities you would need and a stone throw away from several nice restaurants and shops. I have personally shared you comments with our Team Members.
Thank you for your loyalty as a Hhonors member and we are looking forward to your next visit.

Best regards,

Alessio Colavecchio
Hotel Manager
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Hiltons can be a bit hit and miss but I am pleased to say this one wasn’t and was very nice! The main areas were smart and the suite we had was lovely and airy. The location is pretty and seems to be in a nice area and good to go back to after the busy areas of the city. Service was consistent by reception and restaurant staff. Small issue we came across, they advertise private boat trips and upon asking we were told that it was for ‘other people’ not quite sure what that meant so pushed for more information and the response we received was rather unusual. ‘it’s for other people who spend 450euro for two hours you are better to go to the canal’. The concierge missed the point, we were looking for a private romantic tour and we did feel as if we were somehow not suitable for such activities! Other than that, good hotel

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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AlessioColavecchio, Manager at Hilton Amsterdam, responded to this review, September 1, 2014
Dear Chappells,

Thank you for your amazing review about Hilton Amsterdam.

I have personally shared your positive comments with our Team members. Your feedback regarding the concierge services are directly taken into account and for any inconvenience we would like to apologize. I hope during your next stay with us we get the opportunity to rectify you experience.
It is only with the help of guests like you we can continue improving our services and for that I would like to thank you. I hope we get the chance to welcome you again with us in the near future.

Kind regards,

Alessio Colavecchio
Hotel Manager
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Friendly staff, very good service. But I've had better breakfast in 4 star hotels, and far better bed in 3 star hotels. The aircondition was extremely noisy. And the internet connection is a disgrace. Internet in your room (both wifi and cable) is 25 euros pr day! Free wifi in the lobby area, but only 8 hours.

We had a very hard, creaky bed. They tighened the very lose legs on the bed, but the noise was still there. At breakfast, we were served tea made from teabags, and the breakfast staff clearly discriminated between guests from standard rooms and guests from suites, even though the breakfast deal was supposed to be the same.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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AlessioColavecchio, Manager at Hilton Amsterdam, responded to this review, August 7, 2014
Dear Mr./Ms. Stuntsopran,

Thank you for taking the time to describe your experience at Hilton Amsterdam.

It is a delight that you were pleased with our friendly Team Members and the very good service they provide.

We are sorry to read that your stay with us was not according to your expectations and for the inconvenience this has caused you, I would like to apologize.

About the complimentary Wi-Fi in our public areas I would like to inform you that it is 24 hours available and accessible. Our Team Members would be more than happy to assist you if any technical issues may occur.

At Hilton Amsterdam we value all our guests and do not make any distinction between any of them. We have immediately discussed this matter within our breakfast team to ensure that our future guests will not experience it this way.

If you would like to be personally contacted by me regarding the points described in your review, please be so kind to send us your contact details and the details about your stay via operations.amsterdam@hilton.com.

We hope to have the opportunity to prove you that we do provide the service and facilities you deserve.

Yours sincerely,

Alessio Colavecchio
Hotel Manager
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Address: Apollolaan 138, 1077 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#25 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#36 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#38 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#39 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hilton Amsterdam 5*
Number of rooms: 271
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover the Hilton Amsterdam hotel, famous for John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 1969 'bed-in for peace.' An ideal base for exploring the city, this Amsterdam, Netherlands hotel boasts easy access to some of the most exclusive shopping streets, traditional cafes and famous local attractions. Take advantage of the hotel's proximity to Amsterdam's main business district. Host your conference or executive meeting in one of 21 versatile meeting rooms and relax while professional planners take care of the details. Stay productive with modern equipment in the business center and enjoy WiFi throughout the hotel. Unwind in a spacious and contemporary guest room or upgrade to an Executive room and enjoy exclusive access to the stylish Executive Lounge, offering complimentary refreshments and a 360-degree view across Amsterdam's spectacular skyline. Relax with a massage in this Amsterdam hotel's health club featuring a sauna, steam room, whirlpool, and solarium. Re-energize in the fitness center with the latest modern equipment. Admire stunning views of Amsterdam's renowned canals and unwind with a local beer in Half Moon Lounge, with style based on designs by Ralph Lauren. Enjoy elegance and experience while dining on innovative Italian cuisine in the award-winning Roberto's Restaurant. ... more   less 
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