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“Fantastic location. Unique hotel” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam

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Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam
Ranked #41 of 363 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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53 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Fantastic location. Unique hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for three days in two connecting canal view rooms. The rooms were small, oddly configured but lovely. The property consists of 20+ connected canal houses. It's a fantastic location, walking distance to everything. The canal views were beautiful. Coming from the US with outsized expectations, I don't feel the hotel is a five star property but it's definitely 4. One evening we took the hotels private canal boat tour which I highly recommend. It was a sophisticated way to see and learn about Amsterdam without the tourist crowds and the bonus of enjoying a glass of wine on the boat. Breakfast buffet was very nice. Concierge was helpful, and staff were friendly and accommodating. Will definitely stay here again.

Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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1 Thank shariluxtravel
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AlexanderVanGastel, General Manager at Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam, responded to this review, September 15, 2014
Dear shariluxtravel,

I would like to thank you very much for your recent stay at Hotel Pulitzer and for sharing this lovely review on Tripadvisor. It is great to learn that you and your family had a good time in Amsterdam!
I am pleased to read as well, that you took a tour on our historical canal boat, The Tourist! Really the best way to see Amsterdam!

I truly hope that we may welcome you back in the near future.

With warm regards,

Alex van Gastel
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Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

From the time our bags were taken out of the taxi to the time they were put back in the taxi four days later , we never enjoyed the service at any hotel as much.
Everyone on staff always had a smile and would say something nice as they passed you.
The front desk personnel were always happy to help and answer questions.
The room we had was large ,quiet and clean.
Location was perfect for walking and shopping away from all the tourist traps.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank missinglink58
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AlexanderVanGastel, General Manager at Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam, responded to this review, September 15, 2014
Dear missinglink58,

Thank you very much for your recent stay at Hotel Pulitzer, a Luxury Collection Hotel. It is a pleasure to read your review and to learn that you've had a great time in our hotel. Especially your compliments about the staff are very pleasant to read!

I have shared your compliments with our entire team and I hope that we may welcome you back whenever your travels bring you to Amsterdam again.

With warm regards,

Alex van Gastel
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Palos Verdes Estates, California, USA
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The team made us a very comfortable stay! The hotel is of typical canal room, think step-saving....but nicely appointed and renovated! We were here for leisure and the breakfast was included as part if the platinum privilege.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank gabrielkoh
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AlexanderVanGastel, General Manager at Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam, responded to this review, September 15, 2014
Dear gabrielkoh,

I would like to thank you very much for your recent stay at Hotel Pulitzer, especially as SPG Platinum Member!
As we are constantly trying to improve the level of service we provide, your review is highly appreciated.
I am glad to learn that you've enjoyed your stay and I hope that we may welcome you back whenever your travels bring you to Amsterdam again.

With warm regards,

Alex van Gastel
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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

It was our first visit in Amsterdam and i could never ask better hotel than this one. The location is p-e-r-f-e-c-t so and the staff is so welcoming and friendly. We asked to empty the mini bar for keeping cheeses for presents and they did it immediately it was very nice of them. The view from the restaurant is so romantic. Wish we could live there!

Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Nataly S
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AlexanderVanGastel, General Manager at Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam, responded to this review, September 15, 2014
Dear Nataly S,

Thank you so much for your recent stay and for sharing such a lovely review on Tripadvisor. I am pleased to read that you've had an enjoyable stay, especially with regards to the service provided by the staff and the romantic view from our restaurant.

I truly hope that we may welcome you back to Hotel Pulitzer in the near future for another romantic stay in Amsterdam!

With warm regards,

Alex van Gastel
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San Francisco, California
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111 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We spent 3 days in Amsterdam and wanted to have a view of the canal from our bedroom and decided to stay at the Hotel Pulitzer. Its location in the old part of the city was perfect, walking distance everywhere, I liked the view from our window and they even have their own boat for guests. The service was friendly, everything went smoothly, I would stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Flaneuretta
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AlexanderVanGastel, General Manager at Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam, responded to this review, September 15, 2014
Dear Flaneuretta,

I would like to thank you very much for your recent stay at Hotel Pulitzer, a Luxury Collection Hotel. It is a pleasure to read your review and to learn that you've had an enjoyable stay in both Amsterdam and our historical hotel.
I hope that we may welcome you back whenever your travels bring you to Amsterdam again.

Kind regards,

Alex van Gastel
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California
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40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Beautiful hotel and perfectly located. Walking distance to all the sites and only a short block away from Anne Franks house. Magnificent gardens. Hotel has a/c which is nice when it is hot. Morning buffet was unbelievable and included in the price. Staff extremely helpful.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank nipper99
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AlexanderVanGastel, General Manager at Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam, responded to this review, September 15, 2014
Dear nipper99,

Thank you very much for your stay at Hotel Pulitzer and for taking the time to write such a lovely review about your stay. It was a true pleasure to have you as our guest and I am very happy to read that you've had a memorable time.

I have shared your compliments with the team and we are all looking forward to welcoming you back to Hotel Pulitzer whenever your travels bring you to Amsterdam again.

Kind regards,

Alex van Gastel
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Princeton, New Jersey
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227 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed here two nights on the fourth floor facing the canal . The view was perfect and you can open window and look out. The room had a queen size bed and very comfortable. Hardwood floors and a tile and marble bathroom. Need to ask for iron and coffee maker . Food and coffee bar are very good. Staff is quite attentive. Pretty courtyard areas and a lovey bar called The Pulitzer in the back of hotel.

  • Stayed August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Judith484
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AlexanderVanGastel, General Manager at Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam, responded to this review, September 15, 2014
Dear Judith484,

Thank you very much for your recent stay at Hotel Pulitzer, a Luxury Collection Hotel. It is great to read your review and to learn that you've had a lovely time in our historical hotel.

I have shared your compliments with the entire team and we all hope to be welcoming you back whenever your travels bring you to Amsterdam again.

With warm regards,

Alex van Gastel
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Property: Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam
Address: Keizersgracht 224, 1016 GZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Hotel Pulitzer, a Luxury Collection Hotel)
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#30 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#34 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#38 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#39 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam 5*
Number of rooms: 225
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Charming downtown hotel comprising 24 restored 17th- & 18th-century canal houses. ... more   less 
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Pulitzer Hotel Amsterdam

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