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Hotel Amstelzicht
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Amstel 104, 1017 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Rembrandtplein)   |  
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Ranked #113 of 345 hotels in Amsterdam
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“Great hotel with an excellent staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We just returned from 5 nights at the Hotel Amstelzicht and we were very pleased with our stay. The hotel is very clean and the triple room we stayed in was very comfortable. It is in a fantastic location right in front of Rembrandtplein and within easy walking distance (max 15-20 minutes) to all the major attractions.

We were downstairs and while we did hear a bit of noise from construction next door and the clubs behind us but it wasn't terrible or impossible to sleep.

The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful and went out of their way to help us, particularly when our daughter wasn't feeling well. Their thoughtfulness was very much appreciated and unexpected. We were all sorry to leave at the end of our stay!

Room Tip: The downstairs are very narrow and may be difficult to access. Also, I think the upstairs rooms wou...
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this review, December 19, 2013
Dear Guest, thank you for leaving a Review on Trip advisor.

Woow what a nice title ‘Great hotel with an excellent staff’ We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay in Hotel Amstelzicht and Amsterdam.

As you describe, the hotel is within walking distance of many sights and attractions in Amsterdam. The hotel is located on the Amstel. On a few seconds walking distance of the famous Rembrandt plein, for Dining and Night life.

We are happy to read that is was not impossible to sleep, we do our best to meet all the wishes of our Guests. That is why we recently placed shutters to prevent sound from outside.

On behalf of the whole team thank you for your sweet words, we hope to welcome you and your family again in 2014!
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I needed to stay by Rembrandtplein for business, and was so happy to find this modest but refined spot- just a bit away from the bustle. The stairs were a bit daunting with luggage, but I was otherwise grateful to stay at the very top of the building. It was quaint and quiet up there, and the room was wonderfully appointed. I wish that I could have stayed longer!

  • Stayed November 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this review, December 12, 2013
Dear Guest, thank you for leaving a review on Trip advisor.

It is nice to read that the location of Hotel Amstelzicht, was perfect for your business trip in Amsterdam. The ‘Rembrandtplein’ is indeed on a few seconds walking distance, also from multiple sites and attractions. A plus for our business guests; there is free use for the Wi-Fi in public areas and in the rooms. And an opportunity to order a taxi at the front desk. After a long day of meetings you can enjoy room service (Starter and Main courses) from 17:30 – 21:30 O’clock. The authentic Amsterdam stairs take you to the rooms and suites with period features combined with modern décor. Your room was on the third floor, as we learn you have enjoyed this because of the silence.

We hope to welcome you again in the near future.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We stayed at the Hotel Amstelzicht for a few days during this autumn (early october). We are a familiy of four and we booked one of the quadruple rooms. Everything was great from the night we arrived. Eventhough we arrived quite late at night, a very nice man in the reception was waiting for us. The quadruple room had two seperate bedrooms, a small kitchen corner with a small fridge and a decent bathroom. The rooms were clean and the bedsheets were changed. We heard no noice from the bar downstairs from our quadrupleroom. The day we left Amsterdam, our plane departed quite late and eventhough the storageroom was full the manager made sure that our luggage was kept safe for the whole day. The best thing about this hotel is the great location at such a bargain price. To summarize: great place to stay with kids (11 and 15 yrs), cheap for Amsterdam, perfect location, nice room and great staff. Recommended.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this review, December 19, 2013
Dear Guest, thank you for leaving a review on Trip advisor.

We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. As you describe the front desk is not available after 10 pm, but with late check ins the night security guard is present to welcome you. I love how you described the quad room. To meet all the wishes of our Guests is very important to us.Thank you again for your nice words,

we hope to welcome you again in the near future.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

My family and I (2 daughters) stayed here in October 2013 for 3 nights. The location is excellent, and everything is easily walkable. The hotel is situated just behind Rembrandtplein and is easy to get to on Tram 14 or Tram 9. Do not attempt to drive - parking is very difficult close to the hotel. We took one of the excellent park & ride options out of the city and caught the tram. The hotel staff are very helpful, the family room we had consisted of one double room, a bathroom and a family room with two bunk beds, a small kitchen area and a TV area. No view. The facililties were nice enough considering the cost, but we were awoken each night by the noise outside and the people going to bed in the rooms upstairs - to be expected in the centre of Amsterdam, but families with young children who are light sleepers should take this into account.

Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this review, November 20, 2013
Dear guest, thank you for sharing your experience in Hotel Amstelzicht on Tripadvisor.

As you describe is the location of Hotel Amstelzicht is indeed perfect for guests visiting Amsterdam. Within walking distance to several sights and attractions. With tickets available at the reception you can use the tram, the nearest line is the 9 and 14. Indeed it is not recommended to drive in the city, due to high parking rates. If you travel with the car you can decide to make use of the ‘Hotel parking service’ Hotel parking is valet parking for hotel guests and business drivers they pick up your car at the hotel, park it in its own secure grounds and bring him back at the appointed time at front of the Hotel. What a beautiful way to describe the Quad room, we can recommend for the next time to book a Apartment with canal view. This very spacious apartments are decorated simply but comfortable, one bedroom with a double bed, and the living room features 2 beds in an alcove, a full kitchen, bathroom, sitting area and on top of all an amazing view of the Canal. The apartments are reached by a steep characteristic Amsterdam stairway and are on the 1th till 3th floor.
We apologize for the noise that you experienced during your stay. The satisfaction of our guests is very important to us. Therefore we try our very best to meet the expectations of our Guests. It must be taken into account that we are in the middle of the bustling city of Amsterdam.

We would like to welcome you again in the near future.
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

The hotel is centrally located and in a charming old building. However I stayed for two nights in room 202 and was disappointed overall. Room 202 is immediately adjacent to reception and is subject to noise from guests in reception, and also the view from its window is the back of a hotel and there are people smoking directly outside your window. The views in the room are consequently poor and the room pretty dark. But the most irritating feature is as the room shares a wall with reception there is a 'binging' noise all night from the alarm system. It certainly kept me awake for most of the night.
Also the rates were relatively high for a hotel that doesn't provide breakfast and has no bar etc. Its not good enough to say 'there is a restaurant around the corner' when you have to leave at 7.30am in the morning.

Room Tip: Its hard to say as I only saw one room, my tip would be chose another one.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this review, October 29, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your stay on our property. Amstelzicht is dedicated to continually improving our customer service and the experience of each and every one of our guests. We are a chic property that is nestled in the city centre location of Amsterdam and conveniently located just steps away from the Rembrandtsquare. We very much value the input of our clientele and through this kind of dialogue believe we can continue to improve our guests experience on our property. We have checked on the “binging” noise, however at this time we have not found any noise , but will continuing searching for it. Room 202 is popular by many guest being on the ground floor, to avoid the steep stairway the Hotel has, Im sorry to hear you didn’t like the room, Of course having a room facing the canal is also our recommendation, but has to be reserved long time in advance ( its a special room type) as they are very popular due to its the best view in Amsterdam! Regarding the breakfast, before making a reservation at hotel Amstelzicht, or any hotel, please read all the information regarding the hotel, so while staying there is no surprise, and most important no negative review about something that is clearly written on every website. All our guest are welcoming to have breakfast around the corner, 75 meters from the Hotel at Brug34, for a low price of 9.50 euro a full Breakfast is served! I wish during your stay we had know about your comments so we maybe could have fixed It directly. Ones again thank you for your comments and should your travels take you back to Amsterdam, I , and all the staff hope to have the opportunity to serve you again.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Hotel amstelzicht have very friendly staff for take car and good location you can walk dam sqare just few minutes and have a good resturant near hotel.
I stay in apartment for 4 persons very big room good canal view and have small kitchen .i recieve bottle of wine of waffle in last night very surprise! So i must come again with my family and will tell my friends stay here. Just hotel amstelzicht^^

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Amstel 104, 1017 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Rembrandtplein
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Restaurant Spa
Hotel Style:
#13 Spa Hotel in Amsterdam
#63 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#76 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Amstelzicht 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Amstelzicht is located on the Amstel Canal, in a monumental house dating back from 1659, with more than 350 years of history, hospitality and adventure have gone into crafting today’s experience. Located in the heart of Amsterdam City Centre offers spacious and comfortable rooms. A home for the sophisticated traveller who knows where to experience affordable Amsterdam Comfort, Service and Hospitality. Hotel Amstelzicht is one of the so-called, "three dancing houses". A famous landmark.The characteristic Amsterdam stairway lead up to the rooms and suites which combine historic elements with modern furnishings. ... more   less 
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