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Vijzelstraat 49, 1017 HE Amsterdam The Netherlands
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-out
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Updated 11/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#45 of 419 in Amsterdam
Location
4.8
Cleanliness
4.7
Service
4.7
Value
4.4
2022 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
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The Albus is a recently renovated, trendy four star superior design boutique hotel with 75 rooms that is well located within the famous Canal Belt and a short walk from Dam square, Leidse square, Rembrandt square and many well-known museums. Whether you’re in Amsterdam for business or leisure, this hotel is an excellent choice to explore this lively and vibrant city. Experience a service that’s out of the extraordinary and personalized. Provided by the professional yet down-to-earth friendly hotel staff. Each room in the Albus Hotel Amsterdam City Centre is fully equipped with the newest energy-saving air conditioner system, a 32-inch flat-screen TV, an in-room Nespresso machine with complimentary cups, a safe with laptop charger, free wi-fi, heavenly beds lined with high quality cotton bed linen, luxurious mattresses filled with a combinations of rubber/foam, super snug big pillows for optimum comfort and designer chairs so you can emerge yourself in one. You will feel a sense of bliss when stepping into the gorgeous bathroom. Equipped with a 30 cm rain shower, luxurious toiletries, fluffy towels and bathrobe. The sink-module is one of a kind and especially designed for the Albus. This environmentally friendly and Green Key Gold certified hotel provides complimentary, fast and secure wi-fi throughout the hotel to keep your social networks updated or to let you work with no fuss. Start your day with a generous breakfast buffet with a variety of local and organic products. From healthy tidbits like cereals and grains, fresh fruit, soya milk, Dutch treats to homemade pancakes and fried eggs. We serve Fairtrade and UTZ-certified coffee and tea. Don’t leave Amsterdam without having tried the tantalizing creations of Restaurant Senses by Lars Bertelsen. A top-notch restaurant that prepares an unconventional and creative tasting menu. Ingredients are chosen carefully. Daily fresh and sustainable products are being used. Choose from the monthly alternating 4 to 7-course tasting menu for lunch or dinner and embark on your own voyage of discovery. The Albus is easily accessible by public transport, taxi or with your own car. Take tram 16 from Central Station to Keizersgracht. Walk 50 meters back over the bridge. On the right hand you will find The Albus. We provide Valet Parking for €35 a day, every consecutive 24 hours it’s €20.
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Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Hiking
Board games / puzzles
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Paid public parking on-site
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary welcome drink
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Video game console
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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Ironing service
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Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Soundproof rooms
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Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
Non-smoking rooms
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English, Spanish, Dutch, German and 2 more
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Flutra G wrote a review May 10
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The hotel is located in center of Amsterdam and is walking distance from many tourist attractions. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The rooms are well equipped and very clean. They also have great breakfast.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Michael H wrote a review Sep 2020
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We had the pleasure of staying in The Albus recently. We took an absolute chance with this and it really paid off. Great hotel, location was perfect and the staff were all extremely friendly and helpful. We will definitely be staying here again in our next trip. Well done to all at The Albus!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Taco van der Meer, Eigenaar at The Albus Hotel
Responded Sep 11, 2020
Dear Michael, Thank you for your stay and perfect review!! It was a pleasure having you as our guests. We look forward welcoming you again! With kind regards, Patricia Front Office Manager
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Katy K wrote a review May 3
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We stayed in one of the Spacious City Suites, it was absolutely beautiful and the hotel arranged for us to be allocated a bath as requested. The bed was incredibly comfortable and the housekeeping team kept it looking spotless throughout our stay. All the staff were super friendly and very helpful. The breakfast was okay but not amazing - some extra options for fresh fruit or gluten free bread would have been ideal. Would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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jrosenbaum82 wrote a review Apr 2022
London, United Kingdom39 contributions16 helpful votes
From check in through check out, we had another nice stay here. The bed is comfy, room spacious, super nice shower and lovely service from the whole team. Location is great as near museums and bars & restaurants but quiet enough for a good nights rest after exploring the city. Will be back soon!
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Taco van der Meer, Eigenaar at The Albus Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Rosenbaum Family! We're glad that once again everything and everyone was as it should be; on point. Until next time! With kind regards, Martijn - Front office manager.
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ZolatheGreek wrote a review Apr 2022
London, United Kingdom190 contributions64 helpful votes
This is a decent upper mid-range hotel. It has some strengths: excellent location in the centre of town, a decent breakfast, quiet rooms with double glazing and a comfy bed. But it has a number of issues - my room wasn’t properly cleaned when I arrived, with dust all over the floor and desk, and when I asked them to clean it they didn’t do so. Decor is a little dated and tired. Check-in was embarrassingly slow -as someone was being trained. The big light in my room didn’t work and when I complained they said that I wasn’t turning it on properly. I tried every combination, no success. A screaming child on my floor woke me up at 6am and continued to scream for an hour. I sympathise with the parents, but when I complained to reception they basically said there was nothing they could do. They were defensive whenever I raised something I wasn’t happy about them (I’m not a serial complainer - see my many other reviews). Breakfast on one day was chaotic, with too few staff and the young man trying to cope looked like he was about to have a nervous breakdown. Overall, it’s not a bad hotel, but they don’t have any quality checks and haven’t trained staff to listen to their guests rather than rebutting issues they raise. Disappointing - did not meet my expectations from reading previous reviews.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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ainsleyb wrote a review Apr 2022
Leeds, United Kingdom50 contributions77 helpful votes
We stayed at The Albus Hotel for 4 nights over the Easter weekend. We chose this hotel based on the modern look of the rooms online and it’s walking distance proximity to the main tourist sites of Amsterdam. We were checked in fairly quickly to the hotel and given what we were told was a “quiet” room on the first floor. The room itself is compact but this wasn’t unexpected for a European capital city. There was a double bed, a chair and a small desk. There were also two windows in the room that looked out onto a parking area. The bathroom was small and was a wet room style and so the shower didn’t have a door. The room included a floor sweeper to move any excess water back toward the plug hole. I found this to be a bit of a pain having to sweep water every time the shower had been used. Despite being told this was a “quiet” room we found it be to be pretty noisy in the mornings and afternoons. The room would shake any time a neighbouring room closed their doors and similarly, we could hear stomping of feet from above. I appreciate the building is old and there’s a limit to what can be done about soundproofing but this wasn’t exactly a cheap hotel at nearly €300 a night. On our first full day when we returned to the hotel our room key didn’t work. We had to go back down to the lobby to have the key card rescanned. It seemed like this was a fairly common problem. We didn’t make much of the facilities within the hotel, there’s an ice machine by the stairwell and a very small bar next to the restaurant, Senses. The location of the hotel is excellent and is within a 15 minute walk of all of the major tourist sites. We never took a cab or public transport as everything was so close by. There’s also a huge amount of bars and eateries in the area to try. As good as the location is I would likely book another hotel in the area on my next stay in Amsterdam. For the price (elevated by the Easter holiday) I didn’t feel like the hotel represented particularly good value.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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K F wrote a review Apr 2022
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very good location on the other hand for the price it's not terrible: small room power cut request not honored security from 8 p.m. to access our room unfriendly staff. Bad experience. Bad attitude. Make an effort to a stranger.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Anonymous Parisian wrote a review Apr 2022
Paris, France2 contributions
Love love love this hotel. Excellent customer service. We felt so welcomed and the staff are really kind. The rooms were very clean, the bed was so comfy. The bathroom was very modern. Great views from the top floor. Only downside was the lift broke while we were there so we had to climb the stairs to the top. However they promptly fixed the lift so it was working the next day. We loved our stay at The Albus.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Taco van der Meer, Eigenaar at The Albus Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi! Thank you so much for your very kind words and that our staff went above and beyond. Until next time! With kind regards, Martijn - Front office manager.
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David W wrote a review Apr 2022
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We checked into the Albus and were pleasantly greeted by staff. They told us the room would be ready a little later. They then had an extremely helpful person Martijn come over. He was so incredibly helpful. He suggested restaurants, tours and other activities. What an enormous help. He even made us a reservation for a Covid test. This was all before we even got into our room. The room.is extremely functional, modern design and very comfortable. Next time I come back to Amsterdam I’ll just have to consider what we want to do, but where we’ll stay is definitely going to be at the Albus. I don’t normally write reviews, but I don’t normally get this type of fantastic service. I highly suggest this city center gem. Thanks, Dave W. New York
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Taco van der Meer, Eigenaar at The Albus Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Dave! Thank you so much for your awesome words; you're more than welcome. You know where to find us next time. You can email me directly at martijn@albushotel.com, and I'll arrange everything from top to bottom. With kind regards, Martijn - Front office manager.
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JKP wrote a review Apr 2022
London, United Kingdom26 contributions4 helpful votes
Hotel was nice, rooms were spacious, had a coffee machine which always helps, with all the toiletries. Staff were very friendly. Location was great as well, only 20 mins walk from Central Station. Lovely eateries around the area. We did not have breakfast there as there are a lot of places to eat out. Check out was at 2pm as I booked directly with them. This really helped. I will definitely book here the next time i come over to Amsterdam.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Hi! Thank you so much for your very kind words! Glad to hear you've enjoyed your stay with us from top to bottom. Until next time! With kind regards, Martijn - Front office manager.
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PRICE RANGE
$202 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the albus hotel amsterdam, albus grand amsterdam, hotel albus grand
LOCATION
The NetherlandsNorth Holland ProvinceAmsterdamGrachtengordel-Zuid / Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) / Centrum
NUMBER OF ROOMS
75
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Albus Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Albus Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Van Stapele Koekmakerij (0.3 miles), SUMSUM Amsterdam (0.2 miles), and Tuschinski Theater (0.08 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Albus Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Albus Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at The Albus Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Albus Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby, paid public parking on-site, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Albus Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lumbini Indian & Nepalese Restaurant, Senses Restaurant, and Bhatti Pasal - Authentic Nepalese Food.
Does The Albus Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, The Albus Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Albus Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Amsterdam.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Albus Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch, and Hebrew.
Are there any historical sites close to The Albus Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Anne Frank House (0.8 miles), Concertgebouw (0.9 miles), and Portuguese Synagogue (0.5 miles).
Does The Albus Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.