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The Albus

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here one night with a friend, had been to Amsterdam many times before. The hotel is in an excellent location, just round the corner from the flower market and the main shopping street. Check in was a little bizarre, the staff were incredibly friendly, but took us over to a sofa while he kept going back and forth with...

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I travel a lot for business, and stayed here when in Amsterdam. A really nice hotel, not too big, great location and the staff are friendly and efficient. A good location, pretty central for exploring the many delights of Amsterdam Breakfast is good with a good selection. Hot food is done in small quantities and cooked regularly so you can...

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Hi precious guest, First of all thank you for staying at the Albus. Great to read the hotel met your expectations and the location made your visit to Amsterdam even more enjoyable. Thanks for mentioning our generously fresh breakfast. We try to take into account the needs and wishes from all our guests. We have, for example almond milk and...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

A fellow homosexual friend and I came to Amsterdam and selected this hotel specifically because of its proximity to nearby gay bars. This location was very useful for a night of bar hopping. Around the corner is one of the more accessible "coffee shops" which was also helpful for this trip. The hotel made an error in my booking, but...

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Hi Joseph, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with the Albus hotel here on Tripadvisor. Great to read the location made your stay even more enjoyable as we are perfectly located near the most popular gay-area in Amsterdam. Clubbing and bar hopping is just a minute away. We appreciate the fact you were fully satisfied with the compensation...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this place on a Expedia and only stayed here one night but it was clean and new. The rooms are big enough and it was quiet. The best part is that is was centrally located to museums, the market and the square. The was very friendly and helpful. It didn't seem that it was inconvenient to get anywhere in...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience here. They had a welcome drink for us when we arrived and escorted us to our room. The room and bathrooms were spacious and clean. It was in a great location and walkable to all the major tourist areas. Staff was very friendly and is able to help get transportation to train/airport very easily. Would definitely stay here...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The friendliness of the staff and their helpfulness were superb. The location was excellent, very easy walking to all parts of Amsterdam. If your a foodie the restaurant Senses is wonderful, a surprise and a treat each and every course. Hard to find better value in Amsterdam at the weekend.

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Hi Seamus, Thank you for staying at the Albus and for sharing your experience with other Tripadvisor readers. The fact you mention our lovely staff and the way of providing service it's much appreciated as we strive to give our guest the most memorable and comfortable stay as possible. Great to read you have tried restaurant Senses, it's a lust...

East Yorkshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always stay at The Albus , great location , great service and the best pillows in the world ( where do you get them ) The beer dispenser in the room was a great idea and just what we needed. Staff are super friendly .

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Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus, responded to this review

Hi Lance, Thank you so much for staying at the Albus again. We appreciate the fact you keep booking at our hotel. If you really like the pillows, we do sell them. Ask our front office team next time you stay at the Albus. Great to read you enjoyed the beer dispenser from Heineken. It's just an extra perk for...

Yorkshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night. Staff polite, very organised and professional. Room clean and well equipped. Breakfast buffet ok and late check-out is handy (12 noon). 20 mins fast walk to Dam Square. Tram No.16 from station. Staff organised cab to Schipol airport EU55.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed two nights here exploring Amsterdam. Hotel is in a great location just off the canal belt with lots to see within a short walk. Rooms are well appointed and clean with modern touches. Hotel staff were helpful at check in and with arranging tours around the city.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is central to everything, modern very clean rooms, staff very helpful and knowledgeable about the city.the rooms are warm ,when we left they were installing air conditioning. Would recommend this hotel .

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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The Albus is a four star design hotel where you can experience the vibrancy of central Amsterdam from your doorstep and unwind afterwards in our luxurious rooms. The Albus is located in the historical heart of Amsterdam within the famous Canal Belt and next to the most prestigious part of Amsterdam: The Golden Bend. You’ll be 2-10 minutes away from to the 4 main squares: Rembrandsquare, Leidsesquare, Damsquare and Muntsquare. ... more   less 

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Address: Vijzelstraat 49, 1017 HE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Price Range: $124 - $306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Albus 4*
Number of rooms: 77
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Also Known As:
The Albus Hotel Amsterdam
Albus Grand Amsterdam
Hotel Albus Grand
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Amsterdam
#32 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#44 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#51 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#64 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
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“Can be noisy at the front!”
 of 5 bubbles NumLock987, 4 days ago | Read review
“Second floor up.”
 of 5 bubbles 788seamusf, 1 week ago | Read review
“Higher rooms = less street noise”
 of 5 bubbles Stoneferry, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“I think the front rooms could be noisy as its on the main road”
 of 5 bubbles Graph52, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms higher up are more quieter”
 of 5 bubbles richard_sanigar, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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