Located a little outside of the 'city centre', but if you like walking on city trips, it is also possible to walk to Museumplein and Leidseplein. Otherwise the number 2 tram provides an easy, regular service almost straight to the door. Vondelpark is only two streets over, so if you are visiting in summer it's the perfect place to have a picnic and just chill out in the middle of the city.
There is a small supermarket nearby, and an honesty bar to get cold drinks/snacks.
Although there are obviously changes going on in the hotel, the staff were all friendly and helpful, and the overall atmosphere is very friendly cozy. There are a lot of comments on the steepness of the stairs, but I didn't find them all that bad - in fact, by typical Amsterdam standards they are very generous. Staff were also available to help carry luggage which was a nice touch. We reported a fault with the bathroom lock in one room, and although the staff were not able to fix it themselves, they kept us updated on the progress and also provided tea/coffee making facilities on request and made sure we had everything we needed.
I stayed in a single room, and although small, everything was clean and comfortable for a two night stay. The bed was rather soft so may not be to everyones taste, but was perfect for me.
- 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