The hotel is a good budget hotel in a very nice neighbourhood a bit outside the city centre, but with easy access with tram 2 or even walking (about 20 min). The museumplein was only a 10 min walk away. Vondelpark is next to the hotel if one likes a run.
Only note is that the hotel has very steep steps going up to the rooms and no lift so if you have diffculties climbing stairs this is not your hotel.
I stayed on the 2nd floor in room 18. The room was nice and very quiet. Clean and had all the basic amenities you would need. I did not have breakfast, but it looked okay, normal hotel breakfast.
The bed was a bit on the soft side for me, but then again this is a matter of taste and did not distrub my sleep. You could see some wear and tear, but also some efforts of redecoration. The staff was helpful and efficient.
All in all I would recommed this hotel to anyone who does not mind steep stairs and is looking for a nice budget hotel.
- 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