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Conservatorium Hotel
Ranked #10 of 363 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Jerusalem, Israel
1 review
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“Amazing !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I stayed one week at the Conservatorium,
Good Location next to the Musemplein and 3 Minutes by walk from the City Center.
The room was wide with nice view to the Musemplein, very large bath.
Room equipped with Espresso Machine, IPTV (Very good sound), a work desk, Large closet, Fresh fruits.
I spent 2 nights at the Tunes Bar, Pleasant atmosphere, delicious cocktails at good prices.
The Brasserie is great, I had dinner and the steak was delicious.
The hotel itself is amazing, a mix between old and new, large and luxurious pool.
The hotel offer a bikes for rent, good way to travel in Amsterdam
Very polite and nice staff.
Highly recommended hotel

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Conservatorium H, General Manager at Conservatorium Hotel, responded to this review, November 7, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you very much for your detailed and favourable feedback. We are happy to know that our location in the museum district was to your liking, and that you have enjoyed our Tunes Bar and the culinary experience in the Brasserie. Thank you also for your warm recommendation, we would be very pleased to welcome you back on a future stay in Amsterdam.

Warm regards,

Erik de Wit
General Manager
Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam
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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

My wife and I spent five tremendous days at the Conservatorium Hotel during late April, 2013. The purpose of our visit was to gather and celebrate with family from London.

The conservatorium is a masterpiece of architectural refurbishment by the Piero Lissoni team. Tremendous architecture and functionality don't always work - it does in this case. The public areas are warm, inviting and contribute to a tremendous vibe.

Without exception the hotel staff were fantastic. The concierge team did a brilliant job for us. Tessa, in particular, made a real difference to our Conservatorium, and Amsterdam, experience. She is delightful, efficient and knowledgeable.
We will absolutely return to the Conservarorium Hotel.

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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Conservatorium H, General Manager at Conservatorium Hotel, responded to this review, November 7, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you very much for composing such a beautiful review, even after all these months. I am very pleased to know that you and your family have enjoyed your time at our hotel. I am thrilled to know that you would like to return, and it would be my pleasure to welcome you both back.

Warm regards,

Erik de Wit
General Manager
Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam
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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I stayed four nights at the Conservatorium, located near Museumplein, and next to the high end shopping street Hooftstraat.
The building is lovely from the outside and stunning from the inside, a very clever and respectful restoration. The main lobby is impressive in all its 4-story-high-glass-dome glory, but still manages to be cosy and inviting, furnished with stylish nordic design classics and oriental rugs. A great vibe all the time, the hotel is a trendy, happening spot. Very good service throughout, very polite and helpful staff, somewhat slow during meals. The buffet breakfast is large, varied and delicious.
I got a rather small but cleverly designed room. Storage was definitely a problem, but everything else was correctly laid out, very functional and stylish.
The indoor pool was large and very relaxing in it's apparent simplicity.
All in all a very rewarding experience, that hits all the marks: beauty, location, comfort, service and ambience. The price tag is quite hefty, as 400 euros will get you the smallest room.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Conservatorium H, General Manager at Conservatorium Hotel, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
Dear guest,

We would like to thank you for your very kind review. It is a great pleasure to read your enthusiasm about the design of the building. We are happy to know that you have enjoyed your stay and hope we may welcome you back in the future.

Warm regards,

Erik de Wit
General Manager
Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

From the moment we arrived in our taxi from the airport we knew we had found an absolute gem. The valet and doorman both knew our names and greeted us with sincere pleasure. The hotel was a beautiful example of preserved architecture in a modern environment. We had a deluxe room with a wonderful soaking tub that was a treat after a cool, rainy day of eating and sight seeing. We will definitely go back as Amsterdam is one of our favorite city/villages in Europe!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Conservatorium H, General Manager at Conservatorium Hotel, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
Dear guest,

We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts about the hotel with other travelers on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that you will visit us again in the future and are already looking forward to welcome you back as our guest.

Warm regards,

Erik de Wit
General Manager
Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam
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Maastricht
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

The hotel has a great location, right in front of the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum around the corner. You can shop till you drop on the PC Hooftstraat just one minute distance walking.
The rooms and suites are all great and very luxourious equiped. One small issue: there is not enough wardrobe space. The staff is very friendly and the congierge is great, he will fulfill all your needs.
The bar in the hotel is very popular with the Amsterdam incrowd and the atmosphere is just amazing.
One small detail: to me, the breafast seems very overpriced.

The spa is just one word fantastic and beyond belief! The hotel is very good, one of the best hotels in the city... it may just be the best, in fact. But all this comes with a huge pricetag.... and you must be willing to pay for it.

If you love a great hotel, with international allure, the Conservatorium Hotel is the place to be!

Room Tip: Ask for a room at the side of Van Baerlestreet, they are much lighter!
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank BartDTraveller
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Conservatorium H, General Manager at Conservatorium Hotel, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you very much for reviewing your stay at the Conservatorium Hotel. We are happy to know that you have spent a pleasant time with us and especially enjoyed the relaxing experience of our Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Center. We have also noted your comment about the wardrobe space and would like to inform you that we have many rooms available with more closet space. Please do not hesitate to ask for one of these rooms may you visit the hotel again, which we are surely looking forward to.

Warm regards,

Erik de Wit
General Manager
Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

The Conservatorium Hotel is a perfect weekend retreat - even if you live in Amsterdam. While staying there, you feel like you have discovered a hidden treasure in the heart of this vibrant city.

The historic building offers a stunning modern interior, that gives it an edgy touch without looking forced. The rooms offer everything you can dream of. I loved the bathrooms: one had a big spacious shower and the other one a super modern, but comfortable bath tube. And you should not forget to slip into one of these super cosy bath robes.

Their room service offers an excellent range of dishes and all of them were delicious. If you like gin tonic, you should so order one while there. It is next level and so refreshing. I am totally in love with them.

Also check out the spa. Its minimal design are a treat for the eye and the soul. So are their massages, steam bath, Hammam, whirlpool, sauna and Watsu pool. It is pure relaxation. The massages are pretty expensive, but yes, they are also heavenly.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Conservatorium H, General Manager at Conservatorium Hotel, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
Dear guest,

It has been a pleasure to read through your review. Thank you very much for your lovely praise of our hotel, and for highlighting so many of our amenities. We are delighted to know that you have had a very enjoyable stay and look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Warm regards,

Erik de Wit
General Manager
Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We arrived here late one evening. Everyone we encountered at the hotel was extremely courteous and helpful. We were upgraded to what they call the "apartment suite", which was a living room, bedroom, very large bathroom and an exterior deck approximately 10' x 12'. Everything was extremely modern all the latest gadgets. It was a lovely suite and in fact we extended our stay an additional day.

Room Tip: We stayed in the fifth floor apartment and loved it.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Stevec418
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Conservatorium H, General Manager at Conservatorium Hotel, responded to this review, October 18, 2013
Dear guest,

It is a pleasure to read your review. Thank you very much for your lovely words about the hotel. We are very happy to know that you have enjoyed your room and look forward to welcoming you on a future stay in Amsterdam.

Warm regards,

Erik de Wit
General Manager
Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam
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Property: Conservatorium Hotel
Address: Van Baerlestraat 27, 1071 AN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier) , Museumplein
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #10 of 363 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Conservatorium Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 129
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At Home in the Heart of Amsterdam The Conservatorium Hotel is Amsterdam's leading luxury lifestyle palace, evoking glamour and elegance for sophisticated, design-literate travellers. Located in Museum Square, the luxury centre and cultural heart of the city, the Conservatorium is an architectural masterpiece that combines a landmark heritage building with a graceful , contemporary design, offering guests a selection of restaurants, a bar, lounge and the 1,000 sq m Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Facility. A destination hotel with a real sense of place, the Conservatorium is known at home and abroad as 'Amsterdam's Living Room'. ... more   less 
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