My first visit to Amsterdam. I booked originally through Booking.com for 4 adults (friends) and 2 teens (my dtr and her best friend) in a suite and prepaid. Upon arrival, it seemed as though the Hotel, being fairly new, was advertised incorrectly on Booking.com and there was no such thing as a family room for 6 people! We were now only 3 adults and 2 children, so at first the manager, Van (I believe that's how to spell her name), wanted to "squeeze" the fifth person into the 4 person "suite". I was extremely upset.
She made it right and immediately gave us the suite we originally booked with a balcony (very important) double bed, TV/sitting area with fold out comfy bed, and also gave us a second room with double bed free. New, clean, comfy and trendy boutique style.
The regular double rooms are very small, as typical of Europe, so flip for the few extra bucks and get the suite with the Balcony it's sooooooo worth it!
The location is AMAZING! Starbucks downstairs, cafe's, restaurants, shops, banks, transportation (trams), everything at your fingertips and within walking distance. The convenience comes with a little noise outside so if you are looking for TOTAL quiet... don't get a room in the front, although my daughter and her friend said they didn't hear anything, I did.
Van and all of the staff were very helpful and knowledgeable of Amsterdam. I will definitely stay next year again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Royal Amsterdam Hotel is on the Rembrandt Square in the center of the city of Amsterdam. It has non-smoking rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Each room here includes cable TV and air conditioning. The private bathroom has a bathtub or shower and a hairdryer. At Royal Amsterdam Hotel, there is an airport shuttle, a 24-hour front desk and a terrace. Other facilities at the property include meeting facilities. ... more less
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