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“Nice Comfortable Night” 4 of 5 stars
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Grand Hotel Amstelveen
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Amstelveen
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“Nice Comfortable Night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

When we arrived at Amsterdam several years ago from Heidelberg, Germany, we stopped at this hotel. Checking in was a breeze . Room was spacious & you have a wonderful view of the surrounding area which looked like a farm. Room was clean & basic essential were there. Breakfast spread was good.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

There are two good things about the hotel. The rooms are big and the internet is fast. Everything else is very poor.
The aircon did not work, the bed was very old and I had springs in my back all night, the toilet is separate from the bathroom, the food was terrible and the service from some people was appalling.
The restaurant is being refitted so I went to the bar for food. There was a choice of burger, fish or pizza. I went with burger and am not sure what sort of meet it was, but I have had better burgers at a funfair! In the morning everyone was walking into breakfast and not knowing where to sit as the waitress was not greeting anyone and all the tables had dirty plates on them. I then had to wait for ages before the guy cooking the eggs would recognise I was waiting... He kept saying "one minute" to everyone and never serving them... Most people gave up!
They obviousely only survive because other hotels in the area are often fully booked...!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

In no particular order:
The bed was very comfy
The man on the bar was terse and unhelpful
I was in a room with an adjoining door....which didn't shut properly. I therefore heard next door's TV very clearly
Mini bar....but nothing in it!
Good bathroom
Tea and coffee in room.... but when I requested milk sachets I was told I'd have to pay for a glass!
Bar supper (burger) very poor
Reception staff polite but not helpful ("i'm afraid I can't help as I'm the only one here"!
Beer cold and refreshing!
Breakfast adequate but unexciting - but staff delightful.
Lift out of order. Some elderly guests on 3rd floor not offered help with luggage

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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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Buckinghamshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

As you arrive at reception the decor immediately welcomes you to the 1970s. The receptionist reminds you that for the €220 you've paid she can't be bothered to upgrade you, and the restaurant is closed (it's 1 minute past 10pm after all).

There is nothing Grand about this place, and after walking around the area there is nothing open for miles.

Positive points? It's clean and rooms are spacious. But what good is that when the corridors feel like The Shining

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars
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3 Thank foaf
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

The hotel was regular nothing special. Regular room, bathroom bigger then regular & appreciate the separated toilet. No internet. Another negative is so far from the main city. Breakfast serve was very ordinary.

Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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Budapest, Hungary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I've spent there 2 weeks for business purpose (in 2010), and it was quite good, but there were some things that made it just an average hotel for me. Amstelveen is quite far from Amsterdam, and it was a lot of time to get into the city. Taxi is expensive and there are allways traffic jams in the morning and evening. Metro is far and slow. The hotel is really good, I got the biggest room I've ever been in. There was even a huge terrace for the room. The hotel is well equipped with everything, but only the breakfast was served in the main buillding. The restaurant and all was outside, about 5 mins of walk from there. The area is very calm, which is a good possibility for a running. (I did it and really liked.)

Room Tip: Rooms at the end of the corridors has a big terrace. Running to the Amstel river is a good sports a...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

I just stayed in this hotel for business purpose close to the Amstelveen office zone. I expected some basic and standard service from a 4 stars hotel : good Internet connection, nice english breakfast (usual well served in The Netherlands), good classic restaurant or room service - in a few words, nothing special considering a 4 stars hotel.
Results :
1. terrible Internet connection : most likely a single poor ADSL shared by all guests, I was even not able to download some PDF.
2. Breakfast : less than basic, forget the beans and sausages, avoid the overburned eggs and the non-fresh orange juice.... and not before 7.15 during business days ! Not even a toaster is available.
3. Dinner : No restaurant inside and no room service : the nearest restaurant close to the hotel (200m) is the TgeregT which is very expensive for microwave cooking meals.
I don't know who delivers this hotel ranking and based on which criteria but definitively the Grand Hotel Amstelveen is just a small 3 stars hotel compared to other hotels in the surroundings.

Last but not least, there was a very large wet sport on the carpet's room near the heater... and it was even not possible to swap for another room.

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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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Property: Grand Hotel Amstelveen
Address: Bovenkerkerweg 81, 1187 XC, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amstelveen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Amstelveen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Amstelveen 4*
Number of rooms: 97
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modern Motor Hotel located in suburban area, close to Aalsmeer flower auction. ... more   less 
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