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Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kattengat 1, 1012 SZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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“Nice place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Stayed here summer 2010. Very nice hotel, at the time was just recently remodeled so everything was almost brand new. Perfect location, walking distance to almost everywhere. Like 3 blocks away from the train station. My room opened to the courtyard so was pretty quiet. Really enjoyed my stay. Definitely recommend.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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4 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We just returned from a weekend away in Amsterdam, the Radisson Amsterdam was our home away from home. It is located close to Central Station and within healthy walking distance of the top 10 places to see in the city. I would imagine hotels in the central area have a lot of street noise, but not the case at the Radisson. And hopefully if you go Ben, our navigator/concierge, is at the desk to help you find places to shop, eat and visit. When you return, he will be anxious to check how his suggestions work. A real gem in a city known for diamonds!

Room Tip: I would suggest second floor or higher in case there is street noise.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

clean comfortable room but...air conditioner noisy and unbelievably noisy outside the hotel - all night people were talking and calling out. And how can a hotel that provides dressing gowns,shampoo, etc charge for internet access for their guests - this is cheapness beyond compare.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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lunde i telemark
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32 hotel reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We selected this hotel because it is in the middle of " everything". 5 minute walk from the Central Station, where we came in from Schipol airport. Tram stops 1 minute away, which makes it easy to get to the attractions. Room was adequate and no outside noise came in. The TV-system is complicated and slow. Sound quality poor !
The business center Internet is VERY slow. Excellent bar environment, just too many loadspeakers for comfort. No quiet corner for conversation.
Plenty of nice restaurants nearby.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

OK we were a bit nervous getting off the high speed train from Brussels as we exited the Central Station in Amsterdam. The Renaissance was only 4 short blocks away however everything in between was Times Square in NYC on steroids. Once you walk past the honkey tonk etc.. you turn down a quiet side street and come upon the Marriott Renaissance. WOW!!!! A few great reasons to stay there
1) Everything in Amerstdam is nearby
2) the men at the concierge's desk are the best we have EVER encountered
3) great restaurants within walking distance
4) GO BACK TO NUMBER 2 again !!! They are invaluable.
5) rooms are a bit smaller than US rooms but who cares

Lounge gets a bit run over at times but is a great benefit if you can get access.

Room Tip: request a high floor and access to the lounge
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

The Renaissance is in a great location, just five minutes from the central train station but on a quiet street so you don't have to deal with the hassle of prins henrikkade street where most of the other train-friendly hotels are located. Efficient check-in, stylish lobby, comfortable beds and good room service (24 hours a huge plus) make it a great choice for business stays. Only issue is that the price sometimes creeps high, impacting overall value. Overall, a great place to stay!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

This hotel is wonderfully located in old Amsterdam. It is a short walk from the main train station (though it can be a challenging walk with luggage given the bicycles, people and trams that must be dodged). The hotel is on a quiet street near a canal and good restaurants, and it is a relatively short walk to many of Amsterdam's attractions. Our room was very comfortable with a king size bed and modern furnishings and bathroom facilities. The price, given the location and the quality of the room, was quite reasonable. The staff was quite friendly, though the check-in area is often quite busy given the popularity and the size of the hotel.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel

Address: Kattengat 1, 1012 SZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#34 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#36 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#40 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#54 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 405
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