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“Great Location. Great Staff.”
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Hotel Amstelzicht
Ranked #188 of 373 Hotels in Amsterdam
Reviewed December 28, 2013

Myself and my boyfriend stayed here in December 2013. I chose this hotel after weeks of searching online for a good value, yet stylish hotel. We were not disappointed!

We were very late for check in due to a flight diversion but the staff were extremely accommodating and were very helpful by supplying us with a map and ideas on where to go throughout our stay which we really appreciated as it was so late at night!

We stayed in the souterrain room. We were really surprised at how spacious it was! The room was decorated beautifully and we believed it to be great value. It was very warm and comfortable which we appreciated after a long day walking around in cold Amsterdam winter weather! The only things I would note is that the stairs to the souterrain room are quite steep and would not suit everyone. They were however not a problem for us. Also at the weekend it did get a little noisy outside the room but it wasn't at a level that disturbed our sleep. The room was serviced for us each day which was nice!

The hotel itself was stylish and was perfectly situated to walk to everywhere. It was close to everything you could need - The flower market, restaurants, shopping areas, museums etc.

I would definitely recommend this hotel and would stay here again!

Room Tip: The souterrain room is very spacious. It did however have steep stairs and some street noise from th...
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  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2014

Dear guest, thank you for sharing your experience in Hotel Amstelzicht on Trip Advisor.

How nice to read that at your next visit you would definitely come back to Hotel Amstelzicht. It is a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay in the Souterrain Suite. And that you have had a nice welcome to Hotel Amstelzicht by the Reception, we will inform the staff of your beautiful compliments. Besides that we are right in the centre of bustling Amsterdam, we are satisfied that you have not been affected of the crowds on the street.

We are looking forward to welcome you again in the near future.

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Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

We booked the quad from for a short stay in Amsterdam. The hotel is very cute and historic. Great friendly staff. We arrived a lot earlier then the check in time and they did their best to accommodate, gave us coffee, stored our bags and made a room avail a little early. The room was clean and updated. But the main bed was two twin beds pushed together. In the other room were in-wall bunk beds. But we still loved it. Free wifi, worked great and in a perfect location. 20 min walk to Amsterdam sign, right behind the hotel is restaurants shopping and clubs. Red light district is about 10 min. Anne Frank house also about 10 min.

Now the downside. The hotel shuts down at night. We came in from the bars and no working heater, the phone to the room was not working and didn't have any way to get ahold of anyone for assistance. Also had to check out at 4am and again, no one was available.
Overall I enjoyed my stay. Wish the room wasn't freezing. I'd probably stay again in the summer time.

Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
1  Thank Melissa L
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2013

Dear Melissa, Thank you for your nice review, and we are very happy you enjoyed your stay at Amstelzicht. The Quadrooms who are located in our annex building have been just remodeled, and upgraded. Quad rooms existing out of two bedrooms with a bathroom in the middle, we have added an extra TV, so both rooms have a TV, as well we have tried to make some noise isolations to avoid noise from nearby restaurants and bars. Compare to the standard 4 persons rooms in Amsterdam, which consist of 4 single beds in one row, we believe that this rooms are comfortable and give some privacy when traveling as two couples, a family with 2 children, or just friends.
Indeed the reception is not available between 10 PM and 8 AM, all our guest suppose to know this by making a reservation, All internet sites are providing our correct information including our opening hours. However between 10 PM and 8 AM of course there is always a security employee available at the hotel for any emergencies, who can be reached by in room telephone. Check in after 10 PM is never a problem, as long as the Hotel is informed about the late arrival. Early check out is not a problem either, just arrange everything the day before check out with the reception. As in your case the telephone was not working we which to be informed during your stay, we checked it today as soon as we saw your review, and its working correctly.
When coming back in summer please be reminded we don’t have air-conditioning in the rooms 
Looking forward to welcome you, or maybe see you before in San Fransisco, a city we like very much!

Regards, Robert

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Reviewed December 14, 2013

Absolutely loved my stay in Amsterdam, but the value provided by the Amstelzicht did not quite contribute to this experience. The building itself is authentic and well-kept which gives a good impression. The room we got on the second floor was quit small for two people which suitcases, the staircase is horrendously steep.
The real downsides of this hotel were:
- lack of 24h reception (7am-10pm). We had problems entering the locked front door every time as the magnetic lock was faulty. Had to dial the security person, who was unhelpful and wouldn't let us in straight away.
- no radiator in the bathroom, it was absolutely freezing. We were told by the receptionist to open to the bedroom so it could get warm! After a long discussion we managed to get a heater.
Overall not what you expect for this sort of price.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2013

Thank you for sharing your feedback following your recent stay with us at Hotel Amstelzicht. I am very sorry to hear that your stay did not meet your expectation.
We do take guest feedback very seriously as we are always looking for ways to improve upon guest experiences. I welcome the opportunity to discuss all the points you have highlighted in person or on a one to one basis in detail.
Please feel free to contact me via email Robert@rrhospitality.com at your convenience
I would like the opportunity to welcome you back again. Please let me know when you plan your next stay, as I would like to oversee your reservation personally. You can reach me directly via my email Robert@rrhospitality.com
Warm regards,
Robert

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Reviewed December 12, 2013

We booked two quad rooms for a girls weekend in Amsterdam. The hotel has great location which is 15 minute walk to the shops/ Central station and very close the restaurants and bars on Rembrandtplein square.

Our rooms were in a separate building from the main hotel but were a great size, modern and clean. We had our own entrance and each room had a TV, ipod dock and fridge. The stairs are VERY steep which can be challenging to get your bags to the room but we felt it added to the Dutch charm of the building. The staff were polite and helpful, and we were able to store our bags at the hotel before and after check-in.

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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your stay and your review posting. You have very well defined our excellent Quad rooms. We are equally glad that all aspects of your visit were very satisfactory. The characteristic Amsterdam stairway are indeed steep, but part of the monumental house. We are glad you enjoyed it as a Dutch charm.

We hope to welcome you again in the near future. With best regards,

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Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

I have just returned from an amazing weekend with friends in Amsterdam.

We stayed at Hotel Amstelzicht in 2 quad rooms and a twin.

We arrived in Amsterdam early. First impressions of the hotel were really good. The reception area was clean and spacious. The receptionist was very friendly. Our quad room was not due to be ready until 5pm, but the staff were more than happy to allow us to leave our luggage with them whilst we explored the city. The staff were extremely helpful and were there to help us with our luggage down the characteristically steep stairs of Amsterdam!

When we returned to the hotel at 5pm, we were helped with our luggage to our rooms. Our quad rooms were in a separate building, which was brilliant for us. The quad rooms were up a couple of flights of steep stairs, which was superb for our thighs and working off all of the delicious foods available in the city! The rooms were clean, spacious and functional. There was a large living area which consisted of a t.v., a fridge, safe, sitting area and a set of bunk beds. The bathroom was clean and worked well for a group of 4 girls. There were twin beds in a separate room. The beds were very comfortable, we all slept well and had a nap each day too!

The hotel is in a fantastic position, directly on one of the canals. There were plenty of bars, clubs and food establishments within walking distance. The attractions were also close by foot, tram or bike.

Our flight on our last day was not until late, the hotel, again, were happy for us to leave our luggage with them. The manager/owner came to see us to make sure that we had an enjoyable stay, which we had.

The price was an absolute bargain for the quality and position of this hotel.

I would highly recommend this hotel to all able bodied people wanting to stay close to the heart of the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam.

I am looking forward to returning with my fiance for a romantic weekend!

Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
Thank Lisa B
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2013

Dear Guest, thank you for you review on Trip advisor.

when I read your review I immediately forwarded to the whole team. Thank you for a wonderful description of your first impression during check-in, your experience in the quad room, service and of course Amsterdam itself.

Our goal is that all Guests experience Hotel Amstelzicht like you do.

Our Receptionists are available from 08:00 to 10:00 O’clock, after 10 O’clock the Night security present. They are available to meet all your needs, This may be general hotel information, information about Amsterdam, public transport, taxi / shuttle bus, flight information, etc.

At the reception there is an opportunity to enjoy great music, with a cup of coffee or tea. For early arrivals or late goers there is a possibility to store your luggage in the luggage room.

It was a great pleasure to welcome you in Hotel Amstelzicht. And we hope to welcome you again soon with your fiancé in one of the beautiful suites with Canal view!

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Reviewed December 3, 2013

We just returned from 5 nights at the Hotel Amstelzicht and we were very pleased with our stay. The hotel is very clean and the triple room we stayed in was very comfortable. It is in a fantastic location right in front of Rembrandtplein and within easy walking distance (max 15-20 minutes) to all the major attractions.

We were downstairs and while we did hear a bit of noise from construction next door and the clubs behind us but it wasn't terrible or impossible to sleep.

The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful and went out of their way to help us, particularly when our daughter wasn't feeling well. Their thoughtfulness was very much appreciated and unexpected. We were all sorry to leave at the end of our stay!

Room Tip: The downstairs are very narrow and may be difficult to access. Also, I think the upstairs rooms wou...
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  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2013

Dear Guest, thank you for leaving a Review on Trip advisor.

Woow what a nice title ‘Great hotel with an excellent staff’ We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay in Hotel Amstelzicht and Amsterdam.

As you describe, the hotel is within walking distance of many sights and attractions in Amsterdam. The hotel is located on the Amstel. On a few seconds walking distance of the famous Rembrandt plein, for Dining and Night life.

We are happy to read that is was not impossible to sleep, we do our best to meet all the wishes of our Guests. That is why we recently placed shutters to prevent sound from outside.

On behalf of the whole team thank you for your sweet words, we hope to welcome you and your family again in 2014!

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Reviewed December 1, 2013

I needed to stay by Rembrandtplein for business, and was so happy to find this modest but refined spot- just a bit away from the bustle. The stairs were a bit daunting with luggage, but I was otherwise grateful to stay at the very top of the building. It was quaint and quiet up there, and the room was wonderfully appointed. I wish that I could have stayed longer!

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled on business
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1  Thank Leah G
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RD2012Manager, Manager at Hotel Amstelzicht, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2013

Dear Guest, thank you for leaving a review on Trip advisor.

It is nice to read that the location of Hotel Amstelzicht, was perfect for your business trip in Amsterdam. The ‘Rembrandtplein’ is indeed on a few seconds walking distance, also from multiple sites and attractions. A plus for our business guests; there is free use for the Wi-Fi in public areas and in the rooms. And an opportunity to order a taxi at the front desk. After a long day of meetings you can enjoy room service (Starter and Main courses) from 17:30 – 21:30 O’clock. The authentic Amsterdam stairs take you to the rooms and suites with period features combined with modern décor. Your room was on the third floor, as we learn you have enjoyed this because of the silence.

We hope to welcome you again in the near future.

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Address: Amstel 104, 1017 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) , Rembrandtplein
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Hotel Style:
#115 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range: $110 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Amstelzicht 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Amstelzicht is located on the Amstel Canal, in a monumental house dating back from 1659, with more than 350 years of history, hospitality and adventure have gone into crafting today’s experience. Located in the heart of Amsterdam City Centre offers spacious and comfortable rooms. A home for the sophisticated traveller who knows where to experience affordable Amsterdam Comfort, Service and Hospitality. Hotel Amstelzicht is one of the so-called, "three dancing houses". A famous landmark.The characteristic Amsterdam stairway lead up to the rooms and suites which combine historic elements with modern furnishings. ... more   less 
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