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.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

“Best Hotel I've Ever Stayed In.” 5 of 5 bubbles
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 7 more sites!
Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam
Ranked #67 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Wrexham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Best Hotel I've Ever Stayed In.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Myself and my partner booked this trip to get over a few difficult months and to celebrate becoming homeowners, so it was important that we picked a hotel which we could unwind in - and I'm so, so pleased we picked the Amrath. We could practically see the front door from the Centraal train station, which was a relief after a 5am flight (and also made working out which trams to catch very easy)! A concierge was ready to carry our bags and directed us to the spacious reception area, where even though it was early, they got our room ready so we could freshen up and get our bearings. Our room wasn't the most palatial the hotel could offer, but still took our breath away! Small details such as bathrobes and slippers, remote controlled curtains and BBC on the TV made a big difference, and I know everyone else mentions it but do not underestimate how important the free WiFi and minibar are. Every evening I could have a steaming hot deep bath with a cold drink and plan for the next day. I have trouble sleeping but not in the Amrath - the bed was huge, soft and turned down every evening. We were warm in the night, but when I mentioned this to the concierge he arranged straightaway for the windows to be opened from now on. We loved exploring the hotel - my snaps don't do the stunning art deco touches justice unfortunately! All in all we paid £500 for three nights (including flights) for both of us, and I can't believe how wonderful our stay was. Our trip to Amsterdam, and the Amrath., was just what the doctor ordered - we will come back to Amsterdam and don't even need to think twice about where to stay.

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank charliesheep
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

3,484 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    1,920
    976
    345
    157
    86
See reviews for
374
1,944
214
321
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (718)
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
Australia
Level Contributor
21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2014

The Amrath is a luxury hotel located close to the centre of Amsterdam without the hustle and bustle. This is an old building restored into a beautiful hotel, the stained glass windows, the carved stone and wood throughout add a rare ambience in a hotel. The concierge and front office staff are welcoming and friendly offering every assistance to find your way around Amsterdam. The dining room is very comfortable offering a great breakfast or dinner and is a short walk away from the bar which offers a friendly atmosphere for either before or after dinner drinks. While there are some smaller rooms the majority are large with very high ceilings and electric curtains. The beds are extremely comfortable and the bathrooms are exceptional offering showers and baths. There is free WiFi throughout and the mini bars are free, there is also a great swimming pool and spa in the lower ground floor. We have stayed at the Amrath on three separate occasions from three to five days and are looking forward to our next stay in 2015.

Room Tip: Ask for a room overlooking the canal, to wake up, open the curtains from the bed and look out over t...
See more room tips
  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
3 Thank worldtravel008
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2014

I booked the Amrath Hotel for my partner's Birthday weekend and can not recommend this hotel enough! We arrived late on Friday evening and were led up the red carpet steps by the porter and greeted with smiling faces at the reception. Check in was quick and simple and the porter took our luggage and escorted us to our superior deluxe room. The room was fantastic! Spacious, great decor and the most comfortable bed we have ever slept in. The room also had remote control black out curtains which were great for afternoon naps (almost a little too good as we never wanted to get up)! The coffee machine went to good use each morning and the free mini bar was a greatly appreciated addition - although we did have to call reception and request for this to be topped up every day! The bathroom suite was modern and clean with a huge bath big enough for 2 people and a powerful shower. The location was excellent and the spa is a must visit! Nadifa in the 'Wellness' spa is an excellent masseuse! We also ordered room service on a couple of occasions and this was absolutely delicious (albeit pricey!) and was delivered promptly to our room each time. Overall a stunning hotel and amazing service!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
3 Thank Leah S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a converted shipping office building, constructed in the 1910s. The hotel opened in around 2007 -- everything was brought back to the splendor of the original. There is fantastic wood carving throughout the building, wonderful stained glass work in many of the public areas. Most of it has a sea-going theme (starfish, octopodes, seahorses) -- from the second floor, one can see straight up constellations in glass, with zodiacs toward the building's front and the globe to the two sides (new world to one side, old world to the other). One is living in a treasure-trove for the period of one's visit.

The room we had was very nice -- a canal view (one side of the hotel faces the main road -- likely noisy); as we were staying at the Amrath in June, the view out the window remained lovely for most of the evening. The curtains were heavy enough to make the room suitably dark for sleeping.

Staff members were very friendly, capable and willing to help.

I would think of re-visiting Amsterdam for the pleasure of a return visit to this hotel. The city has its pleasures, certainly, but the hotel was to my mind (and this is rare) one of the most interesting and lovely sites of all.

Room Tip: Call the hotel in advance to seek a canal-side room, at least on the first floor (above the entry le...
See more room tips
  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank P N
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Seattle, Washington
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2014

This hotel is amazing. I can't state it better. I will most definitely be returning whenever I go back to Amsterdam. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. The room was luxurious, and apart from a bit of noise at reasonable hours from excited World Cup football fans, quiet and comfortable. Free WiFi and hotel minibar helped go the extra mile. It's also very close to a major train station that can be used to get to the airport. It's located a bit outside of the central part of the city, but my wife and I had no problem walking anywhere (we actually enjoyed getting to see the city while we were walking to places like the Rijksmuseum), however if you do have trouble walking or dislike doing so, keep that in mind. If you are wanting to stay in Amsterdam, I highly recommend you consider staying here.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank mistermonopoly
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Trondheim, Norway
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed at Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam from 29.04.2014 - 03.05.2014. Room is ok, but they charged €100,- for deposit authorization during our stay- and they promised this will be refund within a week.

No refund so far - despite promising so serveral times by emails....

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
Helpful?
8 Thank Ingfrid A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights, absolutely beautiful hotel. The environment was wonderful, the staff were very helpful and friendly,the rooms were spacious and luxurious. The bathroom was pristine.
I am fussy about hotels but this met all my expectations. A true five star hotel. I will definitely stay there again when next I am in Amsterdam,

Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
Helpful?
3 Thank Ijeoma E
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
#15 of 362 in Amsterdam
4.5 of 5 bubbles 1,311 reviews
Centrum
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam Centraal Station
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Centrum
Art'otel Amsterdam
Art'otel Amsterdam
#28 of 362 in Amsterdam
4.5 of 5 bubbles 1,184 reviews
Centrum
Hotel Estherea
Hotel Estherea
#17 of 362 in Amsterdam
4.5 of 5 bubbles 3,578 reviews
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Pulitzer Amsterdam
Pulitzer Amsterdam
#5 of 362 in Amsterdam
5.0 of 5 bubbles 198 reviews
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 #67 of 362 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 Booking.com, Orbitz, Expedia, Agoda, Travelocity, Priceline, Cheap Tickets, Hotels.com and Odigeo 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