Christmas in Amsterdam for a family party so got to check out several rooms. All clean and modern without being achingly hip, all with swish bathrooms, big beds and sitting areas. Ours was a bit of a sliver but then we had a balcony to compensate. Public areas flexible and well-designed. Breakfasts absolutely fine of the continental plus a bit of hot food variety. If you're offered breakfast as part of a package, by all means take it. Ideal for visiting museums. A couple of good Indonesian restaurants close by if the weather is horrible (well, it was December). Good tram links. What made this place for us was the staff - not a hint of 'I don't really want to be here in the holidays' - just friendly, helpful, down to earth and really welcoming. Maybe that's the Dutch national character - or maybe the management has just got it right.