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“Practical and Affordable ....” 4 of 5 stars
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Ibis Amsterdam Centre
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Stationsplein 49, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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Ranked #122 of 346 Hotels in Amsterdam
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“Practical and Affordable ....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Firstly, we selected this hotel for a convenient and budget weekend in Amsterdam. Location, location, location is the key for this hotel and you can walk anywhere in the City literally within minutes. the hotel is right next door to the main train station, but do not worry because the rooms are completley sound proofed, The hotel is very gay friendly and is very convenient for Paradiso, Rapido, Westerunie and most other club venues. The staff are very helpful and polite and the rooms are basic, but clean, tidy and respectable for the price.

  • Stayed March 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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DennisRullens, Manager at Ibis Amsterdam Centre, responded to this review, September 26, 2013
Dear Chris M,

Thank you very much for choosing Ibis Amsterdam Centre for your weekend break.

I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.

We're looking forward to welcoming you again in the future!

Best regards,
Dennis Rullens
Operations Manager
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This hotel offers a very convenient location. We flew into Amsterdam via Schipol so had a bit of driving to do to reach the hotel but once there we were ideally located. The train station is right next door and the the open top tour buses leave from right across the road. Other attractions are within 15 minutes walk including Dam Square and the Red Light District. There are many cafes and restaurants within walking distance as well.

On the negative side the room I shared with my wife whilst clean was the smallest hotel room I have ever encountered. I am 6'4" and the toilet and bath can barely accommodate my size. Having said this the room served its purpose as a respite from the intense touring we did. The room was also very basic and lacked a fridge which would have been a nice amenity to have.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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DennisRullens, Manager at Ibis Amsterdam Centre, responded to this review, October 1, 2013
Dear Mr Nis N,

Thank you very much for your comment on Tripadvisor. Your feedback is most valuable to us.

I'm happy to hear you liked the location and that you enjoyed your stay.

The size of the room can be considered as 'cute', which is often the case in Amsterdam, but with so much action right on your doorstep, most guests spend all day outside the hotel.

We're looking forward to welcoming you again in the future!

Best regards,
Pascalle Bijvoet
Commercial Manager
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

My partner and I had a fabulous stay during August. Having ventured to Amsterdam from Paris by train, it was nice to be right next door to our hotel.

The room was everything we needed, clean, comfy bed, great pillows, in-room safe and airconditioning (not that we needed it!). The daily breakfast had a big range of options, especially appreciated as I have specific dietary requirements.

The staff were all prompt and friendly, offering local advice and answering our questions. The hotel also included free wifi, which was really handy.

Would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed August 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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DennisRullens, Manager at Ibis Amsterdam Centre, responded to this review, September 26, 2013
Dear Aimee T,

Thank you very much for your review on Tripadvisor.

I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Good to hear that our staff could be of good assistance to you.

We're looking forward to welcoming you again in the future!

Best regards,

Dennis Rullens
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We came straight here from the train station for one night and it was so easy to find. Smack bang in the middle of town, great room, perfect for 2 and all we needed.
Definitely recommend this place to anyone who wants to experience Amsterdam for a night.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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DennisRullens, Manager at Ibis Amsterdam Centre, responded to this review, September 26, 2013
Dear LizandMattJ,

Thank you for choosing Ibis Amsterdam Centre and your recommendation on Tripadvisor.

I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at our unbeattable location.

We're looking forward to welcoming you again in the near future!

Best regards,

Dennis Rullens
Operations Manager
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

The good points of this hotel:The location (only 2' walking from railway central station); the room was clean; the staff kind and helpful.The wifi worked properly. The bad points: the room and the bathroom were very small, the bathroom has no window nor fan, it was more a cruise cabin than an hotel room.No fridge in the room.
The breakfast was various but it costed 14 euros per person!!! According to me the room and the breakfast were pricy for what was offered. I know that Amsterdam is pricy as well, maybe booking in advance can help you.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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DennisRullens, Manager at Ibis Amsterdam Centre, responded to this review, September 26, 2013
Dear Romangirl79,

Thank you very much for your review on Tripadvisor. Your feedback is very much appreciated.
I'm happy to hear you were satisfied with the location, cleanliness of the rooms and most importantly: our staff.

Amsterdam is indeed a beautiful, but pricy city. Advance bookings can indeed help you get a lower rate. Please check accorhotels.com for the best available rates!

Hopefully we can welcome you again in the future.

Best regards,

Dennis Rullens
Operations Manager
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This would have got 4 starts instead of five except I dont think the rooms are actually that nicely decorated. I stayed here for a total of three nights and the location is absolutely amazing. Its right next to the central station literally, and it is a piece of cake to get a tram to anywhere in Amsterdam as its about 2 minutes walk from the hotel door.
The room is small, and has a weird terracotta colour inside but when in Amsterdam you wont be spending much time there, so its not a big deal! Didnt have the breakfast as part of my booking so cant comment on that. It was super clean in this hotel as well and the bathroom was brilliant!
Would stay here again purely because of the location!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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DennisRullens, Manager at Ibis Amsterdam Centre, responded to this review, September 22, 2013
Dear TravelBenji,

Thank you very much for your comment on Tripadvisor. Your feedback is most valuable to us.

I'm happy to hear you liked the location and that you enjoyed you stay.

We're looking forward to welcoming you again in the future!

Best regards,
Dennis Rullens
Operations Manager
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is next to the main train station in Amsterdam which was a relief after a long week of traveling. We were able to get off the train from the airport and walk next door to a clean room and warm shower. The staff was kind and helpful and the rooms were bright and clean. It's a basic hotel but a good starting point since its close to so many restaurants and metro stops.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 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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DennisRullens, Manager at Ibis Amsterdam Centre, responded to this review, September 22, 2013
Dear em2morse,

Thank you for posting your thoughts on tripadvisor.

I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were able to relax a little after a long journey.

We're looking forward to welcoming you again in the future!

Best regards,

Dennis Rullens
Operations Manager
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Address: Stationsplein 49, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#76 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#104 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ibis Amsterdam Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 363
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Paul van Ommen, the manager of the ibis Amsterdam Centre hotel, would like to give you a very warm welcome.At the ibis Amsterdam Centre, you are in the middle of the action. The city centre is at your doorstep. Within walking distance you will find the famous dam square, the red light district, historical canals and hundreds of bars and restaurants. Right in front of the hotel there are trains, metros, buses, canalbuses and trams to take you to museums, the airport (15min), the Rai convention centre and the Anne Frank house.The hotel offers 363 modern, convenient rooms equipped with all the necessary facilities such as a hairdryer, tv, Free WiFi, glass fibre internet, safe and phone (a water kettle can be borrowed at the reception desk).Feeling hungry? Breakfast is served daily from 6am to noon; our restaurant is open until 10:30pm and a variety of snacks and sandwiches are available 24/7. After a long day of exploring the beautiful city, you can relax and enjoy a hot or cold beverage in our stylish bar, while having a view on hundreds of bicycles. Our friendly employees welcome you until 1am.We’ll see you soon at the ibis Amsterdam Centre! ... more   less 
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