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“Not a very good stay” 3 of 5 stars
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citizenM Amsterdam
Ranked #35 of 363 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Not a very good stay”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

very small rooms and not enough space. Better to stay at "I am" rather then city center as commuting is not that difficult from city center to schiphol. Breakfast too was not very good and you may have to manage with limited options. Would prefer to stay somewhere else than this place

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Positive: walking distance from RAI exhibition center, very friendly staff, good pastries, ok breakfast.
Negative: the design: you love it or you hate it. I hated it: no cupboard to store your stuff, this is ridiculous. The way the bathroom and the toilet are arranged is extremely unpractical.
They don't really offer a proper restaurant, it's part of their concept but it is clearly also to reduce their operating expenses. Same for check-in and check out. It's clearly designed for you to stay one night or two. Not really cheap for the level of comfort.
The breakfast is really minimum and is overpriced for what it is.

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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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This hotel ticked all the boxes for me and my girlfriend this weekend as we enjoyed a city break to Amsterdam. On top of the quirky, amusing lounges on the ground floor that mixes business and pleasure seemlessly, the service from the friendly and cheery staff was second to none. They truly could not do enough to make our stay as perfect as possible (one of the staff even lent me his mobile phone charger for the evening as I had forgotten mine!).

The rooms are an experience in themselves and the rain shower makes you want to stand there for days...stick in the mood lighting and the glass tube you are standing in and it really is like no other bathroom set up you'll ever have seen. The bed is massive and perfect after a long day taking in the wonders of this extraordinary city. The flat screen tv is mounted on the wall directly above the bed, and all movies are free! Each room also has a remote control that controls everything...literally! The tv, lights, blinds, temperature...you name it, its all controlled by a remote control.

Location was superb, with the no5 tram line dropping you off and picking you up just outside the hotel. It takes about 20 minutes by tram from the hotel to Amsterdam Centraal and trams are every 7 minutes or so. If the 20 min tram trip is too long, you can always get off half way at Leidesplein for a drink or a meal, there is even an open air ice rink at this time of year...complete with a hot waffle stand! Simply jump back on the tram for another 10 mins when you have had your fill.

This hotel really did help to make our trip special! As you can probably tell, I would highly recommend! I will certainly be back!!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Best hotel for an overnight stay. The experience was amazing.
Easy to check in, friendly staff and perfect location. The room is an experience! One remote controls everything. PPV movies for free!! How great is that.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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1 Thank Adrian S
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile



Finally a hotel in amsterdam that understands hospitality and service. With an exceptionally good affordable rates. The rooms are small, but it comes with a rain shower and a really good XL bed. Had some good cocktails and be bar, good bartenders that finds it a joy to severe you in style. The only thing that id love to see be improved is the breakfast. Nothing wrong with it, just lacks the variety. I stayed there and revisited again, and I'll revisit again for sure.

Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
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Laatzen, Germany
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33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We have an amazing stay in this hotel.
A Special System , wich i like very much, made our stay very pleasant.
The Team works industries and is very friendly.
The Hotel isn't located very central, but it doesn't matter , cause the Tram Station is directly in front of the Hotel. From this Point to Central Station you only need 15 minutes.
We've enjoyed our stay so much.
Amsterdam is a nice town and always worth a trip.

  • Stayed November 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

While we took a quick weekend break in Amsterdam, we could see why the citizenM works really well for business people, and for us was good value for money without being too far out of town. If you want a place more central as a tourist, you can find lots of other places, but having a place that isn't in the main tourist quarter was great for us.

Room Tip: All the rooms are the same and very efficient. Don't expect loads of space. You get what you a...
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Property: citizenM Amsterdam
Address: Prinses Irenestraat 30, 1077WX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Best Value Hotel in Amsterdam
#19 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#25 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#27 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#29 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — citizenM Amsterdam 4*
Number of rooms: 215
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in Amsterdam on Prinses Irenestraat just ten minutes from city center, citizenM Amsterdam boasts 215 luxuriously appointed rooms at an affordable rate. A perfect spot for a cultural excursion or quick business trip, enjoy free Wi-Fi in the entire hotel, 24/7 on-site dining and cocktailing at canteenM, contemporary living rooms decked out in iconic Vitra furniture and a prolific MENDO library collection. Be sure to try out the hi-tech MoodPad tablet to control your room amenities like mood lighting and temperature, power rain shower, or sprawl out on the XL king-size bed with upscale Italian linens. ... more   less 
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