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“Fine rooms in this hotel, close to museumsplein”

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Grand Hotel Downtown
Ranked #128 of 374 Hotels in Amsterdam
Reviewed October 26, 2013

The hotel is situated close to museumspleun, in walkingdistance.
After the museums take the tramp to the citycenter it takes app. 15 minutes.
Supermarked is situated 200meter from the hotel..
We bought Amsterdam card, a very good idea, and we saved a lot of money.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Inge M, Manager at Grand Hotel Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2013

Dear Mr. Henrik,

Thank you very much for staying at Grand Hotel Downtown and taking the time to leave a comment on Tripadvisor for our hotel.

Nice to read that you have enjoyed your stay and that you have saved on Museums and other attractions by purchaing the Holland Pass from our front desk.

We hope that you will return to visit Amsterdam in the near future and that you will stay at Grand Hotel Downtown.

Have a nice afternoon and we look forward welcoming you again at Grand Hotel Downtown.

Kindest regards,

Grand Hotel Downtown Team

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Reviewed October 17, 2013

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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Inge M, Manager at Grand Hotel Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2013

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Reviewed October 13, 2013

Lovely modern hotel at a reasonable price. Room was clean and very spaceous with clean towels every day. We were on the ground floor, think the penthouse suites are on the top floor, so no problem with lifts or stairs for us. Staff were very friendly and very helpful with directions and local knowledge of trams, buses museums etc. Only down side was the TV reception was not the best in our room, but as we were only in it to sleep it didnt matter to us.
Five minutes from city centre (Dam Square) on the trams or if you feel like it approx 30 minutes walk.
Only ten minutes walk from Van Gogh museum and ten minutes from Anne Frank House.
Airport is 20 minutes in a Taxi, 36euro.
Thoroughly enjoyable stay.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank Aly N
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Inge M, General Manager at Grand Hotel Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2013

Dear Mr Aly N,

Thank you very much for leaving a review for Grand Hotel Downtown.

We hope that you have had a great time in Amsterdam.
Sorry to read that the reception of your television has not been up to standard during your stay. We have informed our maintenance about this matter and hope that this will be resolved as soon as possible.

We look forward welcoming you back at Grand Hotel Downtown and please do not hesitate to contact us, should you have any further queries.

Kindest regards,

Grand Hotel Downtown

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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Top class service and style. We were well looked after, and nothing was too much trouble for the friendly staff.

The rooms may have period windows that can be a little drafty if they don't shut properly. But that is mainly due to the character of the building.

Stayed: October 2013, traveled on business
Thank BMe83
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Inge M, General Manager at Grand Hotel Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2013

Dear Sir,

Thank you for taking the time and writing a review for our hotel.

It gives us great plessure to read that you have enjoyed your stay at Grand Hotel Downtown.
We will take a note of the draft in the rooms that has been mentioned by you and we will inform our maintenance team.

Of course are we looking forward to welcome you back at Grand Hotel Downtown in the near future.

Please do not hesitate to contact us, should you have any further queries.

Kindest regards,

Grand Hotel Downtown

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Reviewed October 10, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights and really liked this hotel. Good location, 10 minutes walk to museum district, 10-15 to Leiden Square. The hotel is brand new and modern, the room is well decorated and clean. Staff is very friendly and helpful. WIFi is quick and efficient. We did not have breakfast in the hotel, there are some cafes nearby with excellent choice of food.

Very nice experience overall. Will come back.

Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
Thank NatashaMaya
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Inge M, General Manager at Grand Hotel Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2013

Dear Mrs. Maya,

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for Grand Hotel Downtown.

We are very pleased and proud to read your comment about our hotel. It gives us great pleasure knowing that our staff has done everything in their power to accommodate your needs.

Thank you once again for taking the time writing a review and we hope to welcome you back at Grand Hotel Downtown in the near future.

Have a wonderful afternoon and thank you once again for taking the time to complete a review.

Regards,

Management
Grand Hotel Downtown

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Reviewed October 6, 2013

Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Inge M, General Manager at Grand Hotel Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2013

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Reviewed September 27, 2013

It was a ground floor hotel, with no view (you had to be careful not to be seen from the people passing outside or by the buildings nearby), no fresh air, only air condition and no breakfast included in a pretty high price. The third day we came back in an uncleaned room and they had also forgotten the detergent in our bath!

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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Inge M, General Manager at Grand Hotel Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2013

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate this and it helps us to improve our service. Our hotel is situated on the ground floor and on the sixth floor. This is because the building had several facilities. For example two other hotels, lunchroom, residents who live in the building. Please do not hesitate to book a room on the sixth floor next time. These rooms also include a private terrace with an amazing view.
I am really sorry to hear that your room was dirty when you returned to your room. I communicated this to our housekeeping manager and we discussed the issue so it won't happen again. We forwarded this to all our employees to pay extra attention. We do love to welcome you back in our hotel.

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Address: Eerste Constantijn Huygensstraat 10A, 1054 BR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Vondelpark
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #128 of 374 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range: $96 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Downtown 4*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Looking for a modern and stylish 4-star hotel with the best of Amsterdam within reach? The Grand Hotel Downtown meets all your expectations and welcomes you. The hotel is situated in the trendy Oud-West area, only a 10 minute walk from the Leidseplein (Leidse Square). Centrally located between the lively hart of the city, the lovely Vondelpark and the cultural richness of the Museumplein, the Grand Hotel Downtown is an excellent base for your stay in the metropole city of Amsterdam. ... more   less 
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