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Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed March 21, 2015

I have stayed in dozens of hotels in Europe over the years, and have just discovered the Amstel in the last 2 years or so. I don't know how Anita does it but the hotel is a perfect balance of elegance with a homey touch. While many 5 star hotels - the absolute worst the Savoy in London - are...

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anita b, General Manager at InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for you wonderful review and compliments. I am honoured to read that you evaluate the Amstel hotel as the best of the best. It is a great pleasure to learn that the interior and atmosphere is to your liking and that you experienced a homely atmosphere. In the Amstel Hotel we try to sense...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Usa
Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is a wonderful hotel on the Amstel River. Location is great; easy walk to attractions and transportation. The staff are knowlegable, friendly and very helpful. I was upgraded to a King Executive room with a river view. The room was large and well appointed. I would recommend this property to anyone visiting Amsterdam who enjoys five star luxury.

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anita b, General Manager at InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your review on your stay in InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam. It’s a pleasure to learn that you liked the location of the hotel and your room. The rooms are very spacious with sizes that rank amongst the largest in Amsterdam. Thank you for recommending the InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam and we are looking forward to...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 10, 2015

there is no doubting that this is a luxurious hotel, you will want for nothing as the staff look after your every need. All the staff are very attentive and there are loads on hand to help out. the rooms are great with large bathrooms and large tv with English speaking channels. but the hotel is grossly overpriced, 36.50 euro...

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anita b, General Manager at InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam with us. I am glad to read that you liked the staff and service they provided. Also it is a pleasure to learn that you liked the room including a large bathroom and English speaking channels on our TV. Unfortunately you believe that the hotel is overpriced; there...

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 5, 2015

this place lives up to its billing. 5 star and expensive! It's the place where Obama, The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner etc stay when they are in town. Very classy old building on the river, some of the rooms overlook it. Staff cannot do enough to help - they are trained to attend to your every need, and they do....

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anita b, General Manager at InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking time to share your experience at the InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam. I am pleased to read that you received great service from the staff and that you felt like the most important person in the world. Our staff takes great pride in what they do and are always more than happy to assist you and...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed March 2, 2015

We enjoyed our staying at the InterContinental Amsterdam. The staff is amazing. The hotel is beautiful. The rooms are pretty. The bathroom huge. The breakfast bufftet is one of the best on earth. Location is perfect.

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anita b, General Manager at InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking time to write such a wonderful review. I am glad to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you are enthusiastic about the staff. This makes me really proud. Also, your compliments about the rooms, the bathroom and the breakfast. The breakfast comprises hot and cold choices which you can enjoy...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed March 1, 2015

I spent eight nights with my adult family over New Years at the Amstel Hotel and we all had a wonderful time. Prior to arriving, the lovely Monique in reservations helped me to organize our rooms and after arrival the excellent concierge/s Aad and his team helped with our stay. We have stayed at the Amstel many times since 1989,...

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anita b, General Manager at InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for taking time to write this beautiful review. It is a pleasure to read that you had a wonderful time with us and that you returned to the InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam. How great that you received excellent service from my colleagues and especially from the reservations department and Concierge team. They take great pride in what...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful hotel with grandness. The lobby is beautiful and the rooms are of the highest quality. We had rooms facing the canal which was beautiful The breakfast is good though a bit expensive The location leaves much to be desired as it is not located near anything at all. You will find it difficult to access restaurants and a...

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anita b, General Manager at InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your review on your stay in InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam. It is a pleasure to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you liked the lobby and your room with beautiful view over the Amstel river. Unfortunately the location of the hotel was not entirely convenient for you. The Concierge team...

London
Reviewed February 18, 2015

We booked a junior suite and deluxe room for a long weekend break. Rooms were very pretty, beautiful Delft Dutch wall paper, large and comfortable, elegant, one with a lovely canal view, hotel is in a very quiet location, on a canal, and has a grand and striking entrance hall. Service- concierge is most helpful, taxis easy to order. Major...

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anita b, General Manager at InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, I appreciate the fact that you took time to share your experiences with us. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you liked the rooms with their beautiful view over the river Amstel. However, I regret to hear about your disappointing experience at breakfast and lunch and in your room, my apologies for...

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

One night stay in a huge room (although I booked a single room). The bathroom was the size of a regular hotel room in other places! Room had all the necessary amenities. Had a great sleep, no noise which is also rare nowadays. Great wellness area and very attentive personnel. Breakfast options good though not superb but perfectly ok for...

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anita b, General Manager at InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your nice words on TripAdvisor. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay in the InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam. Our rooms are very spacious, with room sizes that rank amongst the largest in Amsterdam. I am happy to read that you had a great sleep and you enjoyed the tranquil Health Club. Our...

virginia
Reviewed February 17, 2015

Everything was as it should be in a hotel of this class. Perfect service without being intrusive or pretentious. Gorgeous pool with an outstanding view and top notch spa service. If I had to list something I didn't like, that would be difficult, but I did find the location a bit far for walking home from tourist areas at night,...

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anita b, General Manager at InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, I appreciate the fact that you took time to share your nice experiences with us. I am very proud to read that you received great service from my colleagues and you had a nice time at the Health Club. The Health Club indeed has a beautiful view over the Amstel river and our professional Health Club staff is...

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Staying in Plantage & the East

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Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides visitors with the chance to imagine the city that Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house) while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s oldest (and still best kept) zoos, and Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. It's also an ideal setting for the Dutch outpost of St Petersburg’s Hermitage.
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Amstel Brasserie at Hotel InterContinental
Amstel Brasserie at Hotel InterContinental
Cuisines: French, Dutch, European, Central European
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since the day the doors opened in 1867, InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam has been revered the world over for its palatial grandeur and residential warmth. Located where the financial, cultural and shopping districts converge, the hotel is a short walk from the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Spiegelkwartier and the Royal Carré Theatre. The Anne Frank House and the 14th-century Begijnhof are easy to reach by public transport or taxi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam

Address: Professor Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Plantage & the East , Binnenstad
Price Range: $136 - $647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam 5*
Number of rooms: 79
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Amstel Amsterdam Hotel Amsterdam
Intercontinental Amsterdam
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Amsterdam
#6 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#10 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#13 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#13 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
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“Choose a river view room if you can.”
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“River view is preferable, but City views are nice also”
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“Room 418 is great!”
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“Rooms on the river side should be above the 2nd floor to fully appreciate the river view.”
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