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“Comfortable, great location, OK breakfast” 3 of 5 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam-Sloterdijk Station
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Zaventemweg 3, 1043 EH Amsterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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Ranked #71 of 353 Hotels in Amsterdam
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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Comfortable, great location, OK breakfast”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

While attending a conference in De Westergasfabriek I stayed in Holiday Inn Express for one night. The rooms are comfortable and spacious enough. The airconditioning is great, it works like a charm while you don't hear a thing! I had a room on the station-side, which can be noisy due to the trains or intercom. I could not sleep without closing my window, that's the only downside.

The hotel is located near station Amsterdam-Sloterdijk from which you can take a train to Centraal Station (central station) and start your visit to the center of Amsterdam.

Parking is available for about €20,- a day, which is kinda expensive.

The breakfast was just ok. If you, like me, want an English breakfast you'll be disappointed. They "only" have fresh bread, yoghurt, fruit, etc. No scrambled eggs, sausages, beans or whatsoever.

All in all, good hotel for 1 or 2 nights.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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GM_HI_Express, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam-Sloterdijk Station, responded to this review, May 12, 2014
Dear EwoutW,

Thank you for choosing us for your stay in Amsterdam.
We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
Please be informed that parking is EUR 15.00 per night in stead of EUR 20.00.
As part of the Holiday Inn Express formula, we offer complimentary continental breakfast with local offerings, we are sorry to read that this did not meet your expectations.

We would like to thank you for your valuable feedback and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Kind regards,

Anne Schrijen
General Manager
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Thailand
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35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Normal I'm travelling and prefer to stay with Holiday Inn Hotel, this is the one that make me feel lost as staff and duty manager is not much helpful and do not even know a word as service mind. location is very good as per an advertise, but staff need to looking into a customer need.

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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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GM_HI_Express, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam-Sloterdijk Station, responded to this review, May 12, 2014
Dear Peter C,
Thank you for staying with us and for providing us with your feedback regarding your stay. We are very sorry to read your feedback regarding our service. We daily strive for high service with our whole team, and we are sorry that we did not succeed in this during your stay.
Would you please be so kind to contact me personally to give me some more detailed information?

Kind Regards,
Anne Schrijen
General Manager
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Ayr, Scotland
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67 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The hotel is a short train journey from Schipol Airport and even closer journey to Amsterdam Centraal Station which makes it easy to explore the city. The facilities in the hotel are excellent, the staff are very friendly and knowledgable, the rooms and bed are very comfortable. There is a slight noise from the passing trains, but not a problem.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 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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GM_HI_Express, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam-Sloterdijk Station, responded to this review, May 12, 2014
Dear an honest man,

Thank you for staying with us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we would love to welcome you back soon.

Kind regards,

Anne Schrijen
General Manager
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I stayed here with a group of 36 last weekend. The Staff were friendly and courteous. The rooms were comfortable. The breakfast was good, varied and plentiful.
A special thanks to the two Receptionists who were on duty on Saturday night, they were very helpful.
The hotel was only one stop away by Train, from the city centre and Tram 12 was just across the road.
I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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GM_HI_Express, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam-Sloterdijk Station, responded to this review, May 2, 2014
Dear 798walker,
Thank you for staying with us, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Kind regards,

Anne Schrijen
General Manager
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Very good location with train station as soon as you step out of the hotel with frequent trains to Central station. Clean and good sized rooms and friendly staff. A decent breakfast and close to airport. Will definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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GM_HI_Express, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam-Sloterdijk Station, responded to this review, May 2, 2014
Dear Coprams,

Thank you for staying with us. We are happy to see the positive comments on our hotel, the facilities and most important our team.

Kind regards,

Anne Schrijen
General Manager
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Kaiseraugst
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

At first sight it doesn' look so good, because it is a little difficult to find but after that the hotel is super, it is very clean, breakfast it is good, great value for your money, even it is not right downtown, public transportacion which is right outside the door with direct bus to downtown and by train and bus your choise you reach the Airport.
We were very happy with this choice. If we come back again we will stay again in this hotel not doubt.

  • Stayed April 2014, 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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GM_HI_Express, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam-Sloterdijk Station, responded to this review, May 2, 2014
Dear Maria C,

Thank you for staying with us. We were very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back soon, we would love to welcome you again.

Kind regards,

Anne Schrijen
General Manager
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

At first sight, this hotel may not seem the best place to stay if exploring the city but don't let first impressions deceive you. The public transport is available right outside the door with a direct bus into the city running every 10 minutes. Also situated at the train station, the train links with the airport are outstanding. The quietness of the hotel is amazing considering the train station location, we were not disturbed by train noise at all during our 3 night stay. The staff are extremely friendly and welcoming and the rooms are comfy and clean. The only downside is the lack of food available in the evenings but this is to be expected in a Holiday Inn Express and if you ask at reception they would be happy to recommend options to eat out.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GM_HI_Express, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam-Sloterdijk Station, responded to this review, May 2, 2014
Dear LEH95,

Thank you very much for staying with us, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We are indeed very much recommended for our location and we are happy to read that this was also a convenience for you.

Please come back soon, we would love to welcome you again.
Kind regards,

Anne Schrijen
General Manager
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Address: Zaventemweg 3, 1043 EH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #71 of 353 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam-Sloterdijk Station 3*
Number of rooms: 254
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The new Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - Sloterdijk Station is now open!The hotel is ideally located on top of one of the main train stations of Amsterdam. With great connections from the Airport terminal building by train (every few minutes in 8 minutes door to door) and excellent onward connections within 5 minutes to Amsterdam Central Station (50 times an hour by either train, metro, tram and bus) it has never been so easy to enjoy Amsterdam without worrying to much about your budget. The train on your doorstep will bring you into the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam city centre within 5 minutes where you can enjoy famous sites like the Dam square, Anne Frank House, Portuguese Synagogue, Van Gogh Museum, famous canals (grachten), Rijksmuseum, canal boat rides, Begijnenhof, red light district, Bijenkorf, shopping, sightseeing and clubbing at your convenience. With spacious, well-furnished rooms offering great bedding and walk in shower and modern equipment like LCD TVs with satellite TV, free Wi-Fi (in the whole hotel), free coffee/tea facilities and free Continental breakfast, this hotel is your best central point to start your journey into so many main destinations like Amsterdam, Haarlem, The Hague, etc in the Netherlands. Next to the parking spaces at the hotel our guests will also find special low-cost parking facilities next to the hotel and the train station. ... more   less 
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