We (family of 4) stayed here for 3 nights in August.
We bought 3 day GVB passes from tourist information at Schipol and then took the 69 GVB Bus and it dropped us off about 1 minutes walk from the hotel.
The room was on the ground floor, very quiet and was spacious enough for the 4 of us. Breakfast was plentiful with lots of choice and should have something to please everyone.
It’s a 20 min tram ride into the centre, we took the 7 and 14 (Flevopark) into the city and the 7 and 14 (Slotmeer) back to the hotel (the hotel gave us the tram details etc when we checked in).
The inconvenience of the 20 min trip into the centre is mitigated by the lower price paid for the room, the hotel is in an Moroccan/Tunisian area, it’s not the prettiest of places but it’s certainly not run down and the locals were friendly. There are restaurants and a super market near by.
The staff were friendly and helpful and we would stay again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- He BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Blue Square is environmental friendly hotel and has a Green Key Silver status. The building takes it's name from the striking building in which it is located. The building was designed by architect Van Gool and dates from the seventies. Van Gool has undoubtedly explain that the only building in the characteristic blue color can be dyed. All 175 rooms are spacious, soundproofed and equipped with air conditioning, free wifi internet and free coffee/ tea facilities. You will find comfortable rooms with many amenities so that your visit is an experience that you would want to repeat. Whether you are staying in Amsterdam for business, or looking for a destination for a short break, this hotel is the perfect start to anyone visiting the city. We are located near the exit of the A10 S104. In just 15-20 minutes you are in the city area of the centre of Amsterdam. Sloterdijk Station is just steps away from our hotel and SchipholAirport, the RAIConvention Center, the Port and Passenger Terminal Amstedam (cruisschepen) can be reached in 30 minutes. At the BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Blue Square we strive to provide the facilities you require, with little extras to make you feel at home in a friendly and welcoming environment. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Amsterdam
- Amsterdam Best Western