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Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam / Arena Boulevard
Ranked #73 of 363 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Expensive for what you get”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

If you want a hotel in the city centre – this is not it. This hotel is on the outskirts of Amsterdam and right next to the Arena. For what you get this hotel is quite expensive. There is no restaurant on site and the nearby options are limited and by my experience quite poor. The hotel is sparsely furnished but to a good quality and it delivers a no frills Hampton experience – a shame about the crazy prices € 185 per room?!?!?!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
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Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Ideal for Ziggo Dome, Arena and airport. Good amenities, free breakfast, comfortable rooms at reasonable price. Right next to station for access to airport and Amsterdam city. Would recommend if using Arena Area, not too close to the city though.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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Northern California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My spouse was on a business trip and I tagged along. I don't think I would choose this hotel if we were just vacationing because it is outside of the city of Amsterdam. The location, however, is a short walk to the metro and a quick ride into town. There is a "neighborhood" shopping area close by. The room was clean although very small for two people. There was very little storage room, i.e., drawers. I used the night stand drawers for some of my clothes. I had no complaints about the buffet breakfast included in the room rate. The selection was more than adequate and included hot and cold selections. The restaurant next door was convenient and had a good selection for lunch and dinner.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stayed recently for five nights while attending business meetings in the Amsterdam Arena. The location was great for our purposes and the rail station is right outside the front door---very convenient. The rooms are nicely appointed and breakfast was included in the rate (EUR129/night). Hotel staff were very friendly and welcoming.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This hotel is a Good/Clean hotel. It is what you expect from a Hampton Inn. No frills. Basic and clean. We chose this hotel because we were getting into Amsterdam at 7:00am and only in Amsterdam for 2 nights but check-in is not till 3:00pm in all hotels. If we stayed in the city center we would have had to pay a lot more. So in the same price that we would have paid for 2 nights in the city center we got this hotel for 3 nights so that we can check-in early!

If you dont mind taking a 20 minute train to the city center then I would recommend saving money and opting for this hotel. They have a shuttle to/from airport and the train station is a 5-7 minute walk away.

Breakfast was also pretty basic. Again exactly as expected from Hampton Inn.

Here I have to give a special mention to Mr. Mark Welbers. We forgot a small bag in the hotel room and it has been a hassle to get it shipped back to the USA due to FedEx/custom issues. But throughout the process Mr. Mark Welbers has been very patient with us and has gone above and beyond his call of duty to help us. Finally, FedEx has picked up the package after many back and forth emails. Thank you Mr. Welbers!!!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Perth, Western Australia
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101 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed at this hotel at the start of our Europe trip & were very impressed. The check in was easy & the reception staff were so friendly & helpful. We asked several questions & all were answered with great accuracy & advise. The rooms were a good size & very clean. The only thing that I didn't like was there was no fridge in the room. The area was great as it was right next to the station & the transport in Holland is so easy to understand so getting around was easy. There are also a lot of restaurants & shops close to the hotel so if you don't feel like going into Amsterdam you can find what you want in the area. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Excellent service and value for money the location was some distance from the centre of the city but there was a direct transport service the metro was very efficient. The Staff were very friendly and help

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam / Arena Boulevard
Address: Hoekenrode 1, 1102 BR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #73 of 363 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam / Arena Boulevard 3*
Number of rooms: 254
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the center of Amsterdam Zuidoost - the most dynamic entertainment area of Amsterdam, the Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam Arena Boulevard hotel is within walking distance of the Amsterdam ArenA (home to AFC Ajax), The RAI Convention Centre, Ziggo Dome and one of the biggest IMAX cinemas in the Netherlands and many cosmopolitan restaurants and bars. ... more   less 
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