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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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“Amazing Hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the hotel for two nights with two girlfriends in a triple room. We arrived in Amsterdam at 9am and the people at reception were so helpful in trying to prepare our room as soon as possible so we could have a rest. They guys at reception were so lovely throughout our entire stay and we were always offered tea and coffee in the morning and we had some great convos with them and really found out the best places to go in Amsterdam. Always ready to help and find out things if they don't know themselves. The room was great...large stylish and clean had all the things we needed or just ask. Even the housekeeping staff were friendly and welcoming. I really can't fault this hotel I would always stay here if I go to the Dam again because of its location and hospitality. We had everything literally on our doorstep and the red light is a 10 min walk.

  • Stayed August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 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 of 5 stars
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Geraldton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Hotel Amstelzicht for 2 nights with my mother. The staff in reception were very friendly and spoke good english. The staircase is steep but a gentleman carried our cases upstairs.
The lobby is beautifully furnished and access is very secure at night behind 2 locked doors.
We had a canal view room. Was lovely, large and clean.
Location was great, a 100m walk to the square and everything is pretty much at your doorstop.
Absolutely nothing to complain about. Would recommend.

Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Freeport, Bahamas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This hotel was the most amazing experience. Hospitality really his everything to them and they truly mean it. The canal suite was fantastic and truly luxurious. There is room service, on-call masseuse and valet parking. I felt like a queen.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Excellent location for all the sights of amsterdam. Nestled right on the Amstel canal, close to good shopping, restaurants, cafés and sights. Rooms were a bit small but that's traditional amsterdam and they were fitted out nicely. Would have liked a fan in the room though, it was fairly warm when we stayed. Staff were extremely helpful and are this hotels greatest asset. We really enjoyed our stay.

Stayed July 2014
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this review, July 13, 2014
Dear Bec E,

Thank you for your kind review, We are delighted that you are satisfied with the comfort and quality of Hotel Amstelzicht.

While we are surprised to read that you were not aware that there are ventilator in the closet, and the Standard rooms feature shutters that can be used to reduce heat and light. Thank you for your comments on our friendly staff, it is our goal to make everyone’s stays a memorable one.

We hope to welcome you again in the near future.
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I stayed in this hotel with my parents and we experienced a very good time in a beautiful and exciting city. For the hotel, the most applicable comment should be given to the location of it and the reception. Reception was very helpful, they always smile and eager to answer your all type of question. We did not experience any kind of problem with the hotel. In my opinion it has an authentic design. During our trip, the bad weather in Amsterdam was disturbing but hotel has many free umbrellas for any case, so you do not have to think about it. The location of the hotel is very close to the centre and it is one block away from a very famous square Rembrantplein. I suggest this hotel becasue of all these reasons are enough to choose this hotel, if one is looking for a good rest in Amsterdam which you definately need after the daily walking. Hope you all will have a great time in Amsterdam!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this review, July 13, 2014
Dear Onur K,

Thank you for your great comments and sharing your wonderful experience at Hotel Amstelzicht. I am glad you had such a wonderful time with your parents. It is our goal at Hotel Amstelzicht to make your stay an enjoyable and memorable one.

You should inform us about the weather, perhaps we could of request the Sun to shine all day!! :)

Best Regards,
Management
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Mount Buller, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Traditional tight apartment building in a great location. Right in front of a canal. We stayed for 5 nights... . So they put us on the top floor, facing the river, in a spacious, comfortable room with exposed wooden beams, a comfortable bed and lovely bathroom. Only PROBLEM is, there is NO LIFT. The STAIRCASE to get to the room is traditional too,... imagine a ladder, if you will,... propped against a wall, covered with carpet. That's what it felt like. Up three endless floors!! The tiny young receptionist asked if we needed her to give us a hand with luggage (whilst giving my giant suitcaseS a terrified look, she telepathically told me "please say NO!"). I wanted to see what would have happened if I called her bluff and said "YES",... but I didn't. She could have said "Leave your luggage here, and when my TWO big strong colleagues come back in (which we saw on our way out), I will get THEM to bring the luggage up. No such courtesy was offered. Cue 30 minutes of pushing suitcases up said stairs to music of "apocalypse now". Just FYI, if you think the hike up the stairs are making you see things weirdly when you GET to the room, the windows ARE crooked, due to the water of the canals many buildings are like this in Amsterdam,...
After a rest, they did give us great advice on museums and even booked and printed tickets for us, including the newly re-opened Van Gogh Museum. Do NOT go to the restaurants around the corner from the hotel. Venture further into town for food. Generally a very clean, quiet, safe area. We didn't hear the noise from the bar next door, but there were a few rowdy tourists on the canals over the weekend. I would return only if I didn't have too much luggage, and would definitely recommend the canal view! Very romantic.

  • Stayed August 2013, 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this review, July 13, 2014
Dear bear and bee,

I read you had quite the experience with the characteristic Amsterdam stairways. I am sure it was worth ‘up three endless floors’ for the most beautifull canal view we can offer in Hotel Amstelzicht. Please don’t take it the wrong way, hotel Guests are expected to carry their own luggage. Unfortuntely we do not have porters. And the housekeeping is only for maintaining the rooms clean, however if asked nicely they would help. We will keep this in mind for improvement in the future.

Thank you for the 4 star rating- we appreciate this and look forward to having you stay with again, in the very near future.

Best Regards,
Management
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My wife and I stayed for three nights.

The hotel is conveniently located whereby all the major attractions are easily at reach particularly if you hire a bicycle which I would highly recommend.

The hotel is formed from a converted Dutch Town House that has suffered from significant settlement over the years. Don't let this put you off as it adds even more character to this ancient and otherwise well maintained building.

The hotel is accessible from the front entrance adjacent to the Amstel canal via a number of stone steps and thereafter to your hotel room on first and above floors via a very steep and sloping stair case with handrail to the left side only which is not ideal for a right handed person trying to lumber a case up the stairs! We did manage and for the abled bodied the stair is a bit of fun.

Our room was on the first floor overlooking the canal and comprised bathroom with shower only, lobby including wardrobe and large bedroom with two adjoining single beds. The beds are so soft if it like sleeping on a marshmallow. Be careful to keep to the middle otherwise you may roll off the bed or between the two as the mattresses move round like a lilo in a swimming pool.

The rooms were well furnished, presented well and were cleaned to a good standard every day.

The staff are excellent.

One thing, albeit small, that I did find annoying was that there was no tea, coffee or whitener in our room. We did have a coffee machine with two pods of coffee, however, but my wife does not drink black coffee so went coffeeless on the first morning till we went out for breakfast.

The coffee pods (if that is the correct name for them?) are, according to the hotel users book, to be replied each day. Ours weren't replaced every day!. You can purchase additional pods from reception for 0.5 Euro.

Room Tip: Ask for a canal view.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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, July 13, 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your review on Trip advisor.

Please know your feedback is appreciated, we regret not having the opportunity to address your concerns during your stay with us, we would have been happy to show you where to find the Coffee, Nespresso, Tea, Cream, Sugar and Minibar if the Reception was informed. From your description I understand you had a Twin bed (2 single beds) if requested the twin beds can be made up as a Double bed.

We hope you will have an opportunity to stay with us again on your next visit to Amsterdam.

Best Regards,
Management.
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Additional Information about Hotel Amstelzicht

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
#62 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#79 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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