Hotel Zandbergen was not at all like I pictured it. In large part because we were only in the hotel room for a very short period of time. You see, there was a mixup. We had asked for a "cot", an extra bed, as there was three of us going to stay in the same room. Well "cot" means crib in Europe apparently. And we were three fully grown adults. Due to being fully booked there wasn't many options for us.
Now this is where the Hotel Zandbergen has a gem up it's sleeve. They also operate an apartment next door and for 30euro more a night it could be ours. Being 9pm at night we were open to anything other than sleeping on the floor. So we took them up on the offer. Low and behold we walked into a spacious, two floor, two bedroom, 3 bathroom, 2 spare room, 1 entertainment room, 1 full size kitchen jaw dropping amazing apartment.
We were absolutely speechless the entire time we were there. This place was huge and an amazing treat (besides the weird 70's style wallpaper in one of the bedrooms).
The only bad thing was the main level bedroom had windows that opened onto a rather busy street. You could hear cars til 1am.
I would be open to staying there again let's just say that. :)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The cosy boutique hotel The Neighbour’s Magnolia (formerly Hotel Zandbergen) features 21 restyled modern rooms in soft pastel tones, with large beds, a desk with a brightly coloured HAY chair and a flat-screen TV. Each room has a private bathroom with shower or bath. Some rooms have a balcony or terrace overlooking the garden. We can put a private mini fridge on request in your room, as well as tea and coffee making facilities . Many additional features you can just take yourself from the colourful hallways. For our single (female) travelers , we have created a comfortable and above all safe environment. The hotel itself is in located in a typical Amsterdam listed building from the early 1900s in residential Amsterdam Oud-Zuid and is one of the few independent and privately owned hotels in Amsterdam.The homely LivingRoom with reception service is furnished and decorated with a unique combination of vintage and contemporary pieces of HAY furniture. Here guests can enjoy our continental breakfast. Complimentary tea , coffee and mineral water is waiting for you upon arrival. From the Honesty Bar in the casual setting of the LivingRoom guests can enjoy a Nespresso coffee, soft drinks, beer, wines, savoury and sweet snacks. Many excellent restaurants are located just outside the hotel on the Cornelis Schuytstraat or on the Willemsparkweg.Wi-Fi is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge. Tickets to various attractions in the area you can get at the front desk where you can also rent a bike (and a packed lunch if you like). By the way, dogs are very welcome too.The famous art-packed Museum Quarter is a 10-minute walk away and houses the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Museum. It’s also close to the renown and exclusive shopping area of the P.C. Hooftstraat. The Amsterdam canal area is easily accessible on foot or by public transport. The tranquil Vondelpark and the Leidseplein entertainment area offer an amusing stroll. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Zandbergen Hotel Amsterdam