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Radisson Blu Hotel, Amsterdam
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rusland 17, 1012 CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District (De Wallen))   |  
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Ranked #53 of 355 Hotels in Amsterdam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Wow”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

We arrived on a weekend for a three day stay when there was a soccer game on the Saturday night. Normally Amersterdam is New York City on drugs but this weekend was extra special. The normally pscho bicyclists seem even more intent on mowing down another tourist. So the Rad was a beacon of serenity and civilization.

At first glance, the hotel seems to be four different buildings, one of which has a distinct lean to it. But this is a facade and inside is a very modern and elegant hotel. The construction must have been very complicated to incorporate the old with the new. The bar is actually another building inside the main structure. It was the Rector's residence and now serves as the bar and reception area was his garden.

Superior service is given from the curb to your room with and very good reception. Our room faced the street but there are rooms that face onto the atrium.

Flat screen tv (which we rarely used), very expensive mini-bar (never used), coffee, safe, iron and ironing board and desk. There is more storage in this room than any hotel or cruise ship we have ever been on. An extremely well-lit bathroom has a heated floor but there is a raised lip when you enter the bathroom on which you could stub your toe. The restaurant had one of the better breakfasts we had in Europe. Good staff and although it is mostly self-serve, the coffee and follow-up service is very good.

This has all of the flavours of a boutique hotel rather than a large chain. We appreciated being on a side street away from the zoo on the more popular thoughfares and somewhat removed by the kamakzi bicyclists.

This would be our choice if we ever get back to Amsterdam.

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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

This is a very nice hotel in a great location. Very nice rooms, great breakfast. Perfect if you have business in the area. The price is high enough for me to look for other options if I'm paying for it myself.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled on business
    • 3 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

Well-located in wonderful Old Amsterdam, this first-class hotel offered all the best components- comfortable room and bath, helpful, friendly staff and a location that was unbeatable. You really can walk almost everywhere from here!

  • Stayed September 2011, 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

In the heart of the city. Very nice rooms close to evert

  • Stayed December 2010
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

On a recent cruise down the Rhine, we spent 3 days in Amsterdam, staying at the Radisson Blu, arrangements courtesy of Viking Cruise Line. All employees were very courteous and helpful in making our stay quite wonderful. They had an excellent on-premises restaurant with great selections for lunch and dinner plus an outstanding and huge breakfast buffet with everything you could think of as a choice for breakfast food. Rooms and service were also quite satisfactory. We would stay here in a heartbeat again.

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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

Perfect location, room bright and tidy, bathroom clean and large.
The room was lovely quiet and comfortable, spacious and very clean.
Few walking steps from the "red light area" and the central place the "Dame"
Lovely stay and very pleasant moments, we recommand this hotel....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

This hotel is at an excellent location. The rooms are clean and tidy, the staff really nice and helpful.

Breakfast is great although expensive.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Rusland 17, 1012 CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
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:
#6 Green Hotel in Amsterdam
#27 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#27 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#38 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#47 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Radisson Blu Hotel, Amsterdam 4*
Number of rooms: 252
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Unique Hotel Complex incorporating 17th & 18th-century merchant houses with newer buildings. ... more   less 
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