My wife and daughter and I stayed for three nights in March 2009. I have stayed at this small hotel on several occasions over the years. The previous owners/managers (Robert and Margaret) were most gracious, and it is a relief that the present owner/manager Henk is continuing their high standards. The hotel is in a perfect location, being far enough from the centre to be peaceful (adjacent Vondelpark), and yet near enough for convenience. The tram 2 stops almost outside the door (stop: Emmastraat), and there is one every 8 minutes or so. The hotel is spotlessly clean (something we are very keen on), and the staff are most friendly and helpful. There is a steepish stairs, but you are in Amsterdam and you will find them everywhere! Breakfast (07.30 - 10.00) is perfectly adequate. Mini bar in room, and they also have fairly decent and reasonably priced bottles of wine available if you feel inclined. Some of the rooms (called Superior rooms) are worth the extra space and may have a terrace outside with table and chairs. This hotel is resonably priced considering the location, standard, friendliness and cleanliness. Enjoy!
- 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