We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

“Unique experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam

Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam
Ranked #68 of 364 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Retford
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Unique experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

The special birthday treat for my wife was a family get-together with our children in this unique hotel in its very central location. It has a wonderful, historical and naval charm about it but combined with really large rooms and all modern facilities. Loved the architecture inside, the art deco and the old, wood panelled lifts. The friendly service was exceptional e.g I left my sat nav in the bedroom but they packaged it and returned it to me in the UK within a few days. The only downside is that the meal prices are high even for Amsterdam so ate out.

Room Tip: If you want a twin bedded room phone up to double check you have got one rather than a room with a d...
See more room tips
  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank David G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

3,375 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    1,856
    948
    335
    154
    82
See reviews for
367
1,875
209
312
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (698)
Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Great Neck, NY
Level Contributor
15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Amrath for four nights and were, by and large, pleased with the experience. The staff, as noted in many previous reviews, were wonderful, from the reception staff and concierges to the bartender and housekeepers. The hotel is spotlessly clean and the bed among the most comfortable we've slept in. It's also extremely convenient to virtually every attraction in central Amsterdam. The level of amenities is somewhat odd, however. While there's a free mini-bar, it's stocked almost exclusively with liquids and few snacks. There's a wonderful Nespresso machine in each room but no clock.

One major caveat: Rooms within the same classification (eg, "superior deluxe") vary greatly in size. We were taken aback when we checked in, as our superior deluxe room was neither superior nor deluxe, due to its extremely small size. The next morning we noticed the room next door, at least a third larger, being cleaned and inquired of the housekeeper as to its classification. It, too, was a superior deluxe. On the positive side, when we asked the reception desk staff if we could move into that room for the rest of our stay, our request was immediately granted. Reminds me of an axiom from an old friend and world traveler: Never accept the first room your offered if it doesn't meet expectations.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Legroom
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We stayed here for one night over Easter.

On check in we were delighted to find we had been upgraded to a canal view room which was a lovely surprise.

The staff, from reception to concierge were all wonderful, very friendly, welcoming and professional.

The room itself was fabulous, very spacious with high ceilings and the comfiest bed i've ever slept in (i'm debating whether to email and ask where they source their pillows) ..the complimentary mini bar, nespresso machine and rituals toilettries were also a lovely touch.

The hotel does offer secure parking for 50EUR for 24hours, this might seem pricey but it's well worth it. The nearest alternative is the car park over the road, the tariffs aren't displayed clearly, it's not secure and that is 120EUR overnight!!!

Overall, this is the best 5* hotel i've ever stayed and the only downside would be that I wish we could have stayed at the Amrath for longer.

A lovely trip to Amsterdam, we will definitely return!

Room Tip: Rooms with a canal view are beautiful.
See more room tips
  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Sophie M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
london
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013 via mobile

Myself and my wife are seasoned travellers to the city and have stated at most of the well established hotels in Amsterdam. Before booking the hotel I was in two minds whether to book the grand amrath or the nh in dam square, but plumped for the Amrath. What a great decision. Hands down this the best hotel I have stayed in in Amsterdam in 15 years of travelling to the city. I thought it would be a bit of a trek from the station but took literally 5 mins. Upon entering the hotel you're invited to the seated check in area, where the staff were very polite and friendly. Very smooth check in, the room was ready for us at 9.30am! The check in staff noticed it was my wife's birthday and wished a wonderful day and gave us a free room upgrade. The porter then gives you a whistle stop tour of the hotel. The room was amazing, 20 foot ceilings with a fantastic view of the city, electric curtains, free minibar, free espresso machine, modern bathroom with an amazing deep bath tub. To top things off for us the room had a cake and card waiting for us, which was a really nice touch! The spa facilities are included as part of the price and you must make use of them, a nice sauna, steam room, pool and whirlpool. Invest in a sports massage in the space for €65 for an hour, well worth it. The location is perfect, you can be in dam squeeze in 5 minutes. In summary spend the extra menu and book this hotel it is well worth it. We will not consider staying at any other hotel in Amsterdam!

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank m14njn
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Arvada, Colorado
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay at the Grand Hotel Amrâth Amsterdam. We spent six nights in a Superior Deluxe room with City view, which looked west/southwest over the Waalseilandsgracht and towards Dam Square. Probably the biggest room I’ve stayed in in Europe, but of course not nearly as large as a room in a typical American luxury hotel. The free minibar is a very nice touch. Service was excellent, as was the hotel’s location – there are a couple of great restaurants in the immediate neighborhood, and most Amsterdam attractions are within easy walking distance. For those attractions that aren’t or if you want to take a day trip out of Amsterdam, Central Station is just down the street (which also makes arrival and departure relatively easy if you’re taking the train from Schiphol). The only fault I could find is that breakfast is, to put it mildly, overpriced. We didn’t eat at the hotel restaurant but had dinner at the hotel bar one night and found both the food and the service to be excellent. The building itself is beautiful with an interesting history, and it's worth setting aside a little bit of time to explore the hotel; we spent at least half an hour examining the glasswork in the main staircase.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
4 Thank Branigan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Mattishall, England, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Okay so it's all been said before, the people working here are so friendly and the free mini bar/coffee machine is a welcome change, but it really does make a difference and needs repeating over and over. The hotel is in a fantastic building and only a short walk to many of the main tourist spots or, if you don't feel like walking, centraal station is almost across the street. The weather may not have been very warm but the stay was, thank you to everyone who made it that way.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
3 Thank Jon I
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Me and my girlfriend decided to go to Amsterdam for Easter. The hotel could be reached in less than 5 minutes walk from the rail in Amsterdam Centraal.
We have been given a superior delux room with canal view on the 4th flor. We had two basins, shawer and bathtub, king bed, minibar included in the room rate refilled daily and a room with lots of windows, lots of light and a 5 meters tall ceiling.
We had the Easter buffet brunch in the hotel and it was "top class", all you can eat of fish, meat and delicatessen and every tome a course finished it was immediately refilled by the waiters.
The SPA was very good as well, a warm pool, Jacuzzi, steam bath, 70° and 90° sauna, gym etc...
Something very characteristic of the hotel is the fact they keep the old "paternostrum", the cyclic elevator that has been glass sealed for security reason, still in operation.
All staff was very kind to us and they make our holiday unforgettable.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
5 Thank Raiday
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Amsterdam hotels
Red Light District (De Wallen)
Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam
Red Light District (De Wallen)
De L'Europe Amsterdam
De L'Europe Amsterdam
#13 of 364 in Amsterdam
4.5 of 5 stars 1,251 reviews
Centrum
Art'otel Amsterdam
Art'otel Amsterdam
#27 of 364 in Amsterdam
4.5 of 5 stars 1,109 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
#3 of 364 in Amsterdam
5.0 of 5 stars 896 reviews
Centrum
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam Centraal Station
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam

Property: Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam
Address: Prins Hendrikkade 108, 1011 AK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Centrum , Binnenstad
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #68 of 364 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam 5*
Number of rooms: 165
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam is a five-star deluxe hotel situated in the monumental Shipping House. You can find us on the Prins Hendrikkade in the city center at only 500m from Central Station and 1100m from Dam Square. We have 165 rooms and suites, offering complimentary wireless internet, free minibar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and free entrance to the Spa & Wellness center. Facilities furthermore include restaurant Seven Seas, meeting rooms and a bar/lounge. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotwire, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Booking.com, TripOnline SA, Agoda, Travelocity, Odigeo, Priceline, Cheap Tickets and Expedia so you can book your Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing