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Hotel Okura Amsterdam
Ranked #27 of 367 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Hong Kong
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30 reviews
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“Great hotel near Van Gogh and Rijksmuseum”
Reviewed May 3, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at this hotel. Its only 15 minutes away from the airport and its location is 20 minutes from the museums (Van Gogh and Rijksmuseum).
The hotel concierge gave me the directions to the museum by walking along the canals - it was simple and scenic.
Tip for museum lovers: you can buy your museum tickets at your hotel (do not waste time lining up at the museums).
The hotel breakfast is really nice - great selection of fresh dairy produce. You even get to have Japanese noodles.

The restaurants are great too (I did not try the 2 star restaurant Ciel Beau) the Japanese restaurant and the other western restaurant are great.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed May 2, 2014

Four great days at this truely beautiful hotel. Wonderful staff always smiling and helpful. Rooms, outstanding. Fantastic breakfast buffet. Beautiful walks along the canal. Tram line near by. A great walk into the city if you are a walker.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2014

Stayed here briefly on the night before Amsterdam's first Kings Day. The hotel occupies a modern tower building. It is some way from the main centre, but that offered some welcome peace & quiet from the bustle of central Amsterdam.

Check-in was excellent. The lovely receptionist explained what happens on King's Day and then showed us to our room, which was comfortable and well-equipped. Strangely, the double bed turned out to be two separate beds pushed together with two separate duvets. Room included a Nespresso machine but no free water (mini-bar was typical outrageous 5* hotel prices - 5.50 Euros for a small bottle of soft drink?!)

A taxi from the airport cost 37 Euros. The hotel offers the same fixed price for a return trip to the airport. Didn't try the breakfast or restaurants.

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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Reviewed May 2, 2014

Love the hotel and its services. Rooms are spacious and always a pleasure to stay.
the Twenty Third bar on the 23rd floor is also really nice for a drink/cocktail and its amazing view.

If you have the chance, have dinner at their traditional Japanese cuisine Yamazato restaurant and order the Sukiyaki or the Shabu Shabu (and have the Japanese meat), delicious! Really a treat.

Definitely would stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Mahe Island, Seychelles
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Reviewed April 30, 2014

Have been to the Okura for Easter with my family.
Very, very nice hotel.
Good location.
Good service.
Great rooms, with super view.
The best part are its restaurants. Excellent Japanese cuisine.
Would love to go back to the Okura tomorrow.....

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Okura hotel from the 25/4 - 27/4. The service was excellent. The staff are friendly, helpful and very polite. Our room was spacious, clean and the views of Amsterdam were incredible. As it was my partner's birthday during our stay, we arrived to a big birthday cake with a card, which was lovely.
The only downfall to our stay was a charge of over €40 for service charges and city tax which we assumed would be included. Also, the hotel is quite far from central Amsterdam so be prepared to have to pay tram, taxi or bus fairs as it is too far to walk.
Overall our stay was fantastic and we are even planning our next trip to Amsterdam for the summer!

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Harvard, Massachusetts
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

The Amsterdam Hotel Okura is a truly superb hotel! This should not have been a surprise to me, since I have often enjoyed to extraordinary hospitality, comfort and service of its "mother hotel" -- the Hotel Okura in Tokyo. The Amsterdam Okura is every bit as good. A short distance from the busy center of the city, the hotel is located on a lovely, quiet canal -- but it is only a few minutes on the very pleasant tram to the Museumplein with its many fine museums and the magnificent Concertgebouw Hall. Our room on the 5th floor was extremely comfortable, with a luxurious bathroom and a great view. Dining in the hotel was also a great treat, with several superb restaurants (French, Japanese, Continental). But best of all was the hotel's staff! Everyone we encountered was friendly, cheerful, and wonderfully helpful. We eagerly look forward to our next visit to the Amsterdam Okura!
Peter & Susan G.

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Property: Hotel Okura Amsterdam
Address: Ferdinand Bolstraat 333, 1072 LH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > De Pijp
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#8 Spa Hotel in Amsterdam
#17 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#18 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#22 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Okura Amsterdam 5*
Number of rooms: 300
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Okura Amsterdam is one of the finest five-star luxury hotels of the Netherlands and part of the Japanese chain Okura Hotels & Resorts. With 300 comfortable rooms, including the largest (485m2) and most luxurious suite of the Benelux Countries, the hotel offers unrivalled high-class accommodation facilities. For wining and dining, you are spoilt for choice with four restaurants that have all been awarded by Michelin. Nagomi Spa & Health offers guests the opportunity to slip out of the daily routine and to take a moment of relaxation by means of a workout or treatment. Located alongside the Amstel Canal, in close proximity of the cultural heart of Amsterdam, Hotel Okura Amsterdam is one of the finest five-star luxury hotels that you will find in the Netherlands and exclusive member of ‘The Leading Hotels of the World’. The hotel is conveniently located in proximity of Schiphol International Airport as well as major tourist attractions.With 300 comfortable rooms, including the largest (485m2) and most luxurious suite of the Benelux Countries, the hotel offers unrivalled high-class accommodation facilities.For sport and leisure you can visit our Nagomi Spa & Health. Meaning ‘calm down’ in Japanese, ‘Nagomi’ offers an opportunity to slip out of the daily routine and take some moments just for you. An exclusive selection of facials, massages, manicure and pedicure and body treatments is offered. With these treatments dedicated to restoring balance to the mind and body, Nagomi Spa invites to linger just a little longer. In addition to a treatment at Nagomi Spa you can also enjoy the facilities of Nagomi Health (1000 sq.m.) which is located next to the spa. Nagomi Health is an oasis of tranquility where you can exercise and relax in total privacy. The gym is equipped with Technogym machines, combining cardio and weight trainings. Personal trainers give you personalised advice and supervise your exercising during a professional one-on-one workout. Nagomi Health also features various relaxation facilities, such as a Jacuzzi, saunas and a swimming pool. ... more   less 
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