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The Dylan
Ranked #23 of 363 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
jaslo
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“good Hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Interesting hotel in a quiet location. Very good service. Breakfast is overpriced for its quality. Large room (double LUX), a very large bathroom. Clean and functional. I recommend this place demanding person.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 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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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank tpecka
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René B, General Manager at The Dylan, responded to this review, November 10, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your experience at The Dylan Amsterdam.
We are glad to read that you were satisfied with our service and the luxury double room.
We will be happy to welcome you for a next time.

René Bornmann
General Manager
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Tokyo, Japan
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The Dylan was recommended to my husband and I by a friend who said we must stay there. We booked the duplex room, which had the bedroom on the first floor and on the second floor was the private bathroom and shower and tub. The Dylan is conveniently located to explore the Nine Streets area and can walk to Anne Frank's house as well as the Van Gogh Museum. My favorite part of the hotel was the historical facade, absolutely gorgeous! I would highly recommend this hotel to couples.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank ykk7
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René B, General Manager at The Dylan, responded to this review, October 22, 2013
Dear Guest,

It is great to read your experience at The Dylan Amsterdam.
We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and that you liked our historical façade.
We will be happy to welcome you again.

René Bornmann
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Great location, wonderful building and spacious rooms. The whole building is a discovery with great authentic places to have a coffee at the fireplace, dinner at one of the cozy restaurants, or drinks in the bar. The room was spacious with a wonderful canal view, very well decorated. You step out of the hotel and you're in walking distance from all the fantastic places to visit in Amsterdam.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Danny T
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René B, General Manager at The Dylan, responded to this review, October 14, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the Dylan Amsterdam.
It is delighted to read that you enjoyed the spaces in our hotel and that you were satisfied with the room with the canal view.
We will be happy to welcome you again.

René Bornmann
General Manager
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toronto
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86 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

A very beautiful, opulent hotel and very close to everything. Easy to get around from this location. Rooms are a large size and fabulous beds. Service and concierge were amazing.
Would definitely stay there again!

Room Tip: Canal facing rooms are wonderful.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank rain2643
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René B, General Manager at The Dylan, responded to this review, October 11, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for the great review.
We are happy to read that you had an enjoyable stay at the Dylan and that you were pleased with the service from our staff and concierge.
We will be delighted to welcome you for a next time.

René Bornmann
General Manager
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Seattle, Washington
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31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

The hotel staff from check in to check out was terrific, accomodating and a pleasure to deal with. I was up very early in the morning (jet lag) and hanging out in the lobby and a coffee showed up. The lobby, bar area, restaurant and breakfast rooms are super cool, aesthetically interesting and pleasant to spend time in. Food at breakfast was very good and server super pleasant. The hotel is located in an ideal part of the city for walking and site seeing. As with many hotels in an old building in Europe, you can end up in a very, very small room. Unfortunately, that was the case on my trip tthis time (room 37). While perfectly fine, it was small enough that I felt a bit claustrophobic -- including the tiny elevator or stairs you take to get to the room. It was the last room available when I booked - so may just be an anomaly. Becasue of the staff, I would come back to the hotel, but make sure I had a bigger room. The workout room is small enough and sparse enough, that probably not worth having.

Room Tip: Ideally, you want to be on the canal. Room 37 was very small.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank ThomasJ206
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René B, General Manager at The Dylan, responded to this review, October 9, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Dylan Amsterdam.
We are delighted to read that you were pleased with our staff and the different areas of the hotel.
We hope to welcome you for a next time.

The Dylan Team
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wales
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41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

spent the morning at this lovely hotel right on the canal in July.
Bride and groom entered via a lovely shaded courtyard.
Wedding ceremony was conducted in a light airy room decorated tastefully.
Fantastic nibbles served before the ceremony.
Fantastic location.

  • Stayed July 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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Helpful?
Thank gb1Wales
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René B, General Manager at The Dylan, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your experience at The Dylan Amsterdam.
It is great to read that you had such a nice morning during this wedding at our hotel.
We will be happy to welcome you again.

René Bornmann
General Manager
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Sydney
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56 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Great hotel. Little boutique hotel that has generous sized rooms, great finishings.
Lots of little things that helped make my stay enjoyable. 2 things that improve include - increasing variety of hot food of breakfast buffet and improving stability of wifi - every now and then it will drop out (no problems with speed). overall, still highly recommended. easy to walk to most places in Amsterdam. I think they also have bikes to lend/use in this bike-mad city.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank baxter82
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René B, General Manager at The Dylan, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Dylan Amsterdam.
We are happy to read that your overall stay was pleasant and we indeed offer bikes to our guests.
It will be great to welcome you for a next time.

René Bornmann
General Manager
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Property: The Dylan
Address: Keizersgracht 384, 1016 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#12 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#18 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#20 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#28 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Dylan 5*
Number of rooms: 41
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This boutique hotel along the Keizersgracht canal is situated in the heart of Amsterdam. The Dam Square is a short walk away. The Dylan offers rooms and suites with special themes. All have luxurious bathrooms, a bathrobe and slippers. There is free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 
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