InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam

Address: Professor Tulpplein 1, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1018 GX, Netherlands | 5 star hotel
 
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This 5 star hotel, located in the Plantage area of Amsterdam, is near Het Loo, Koninklijk Theater Carre, Magere Brug, and Concerto.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsInterContinental Amstel Amsterdam

      Reviewed by krself

      Very fancy, yet cozy

      Reviewed Apr 14, 2014
      by (7 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

      This hotel is very beautiful and overlooks the canal. Location is close to tram and water shuttles. Our room was very big with high ceilings. The bathroom is great with a large bath tub.The breakfast was typical European, not extraordinary.The internet was horrible. Overall, we were pleased though.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Historical Traveler Reviews InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam

      Best ever

      from

      My husband and our 2 children, 9 and 11, had the pleasure of staying at the Interconinental last summer. We have stayed at many fine hotels around Europe, i.e George V, Paris, Four Seasons Dublin, Claridges, London. I give those example to the discerning traveler who wants a first class stay from check in to check out. Definitely my favorite hotel EVER. Concierge extremely helpful in all aspects, room beautiful, food at every resturant fabulous. We booked a driver through the hotel who took us on a day trip throughout the countryside...he was fantastic and knew exactly where to go, where to dine and most of all was great with our kids. A DIVINE experience.

      Fantastic

      from

      My wife/young child and I stayed here for 3 days between Christmas and New Year.

      The Hotel is outstanding - staff friendly - location superb.

      One of the best 5 star hotels I've stayed in.

      Slight drawback is the price of breakfast - beware!!

      The Best Of Europe

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      We stayed at the Intercontinental Amstel for New Year's - truly a 5-star accomodation. Everything about this grand old hotel is top notch. Every bit as good as the Grand in Rome. We highly recommend this if you want to expeience the ultimate in pampering and service. Excellent value for the price. We would stay here again on our next visit to Amsterdam.

      Prrfct, but one thing...

      from

      Perfect hotel, just make sure you book a river view room, not the garden view...you've been warned. 2 michelin star resturant lives up to its rating.

      Pretty unique

      from

      I had the chance to stay for professional reasons one night at the Amstel, since my company organised a seminar for our customers at the Amstel. What really makes the difference at the Amstel for me was the staff. From check-in until check-out, we were surrounded by kind, professional and charming staff, which was unique for me, especially in Amsterdam where Dutch hotel staff often has an arrogant and know-it-all attitude. In short, a unique place in all aspects. Negative points? Maybe only one, that is the rather limited TV-channel selection.

      "Wunderbar" - simply superb

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      Simply one of the best 5 stars hotels we have stayed at (cf. Ritz in Barcelona, Villa Igea in Palermo, Gabbia D'Oro in Verona, Danieli in Venice, La Mirande in Avignon) ... this hotel has only 1 problem; when arriving you don't want to go out anymore to discover a thrilling Amsterdam - tip: rent a bike to do so though... we stayed in June 2003 and had a room with channel view (recommended). Staff is very friendly and service oriented. What a room - what a swimming pool - what a jacuzzi - what a shower!!! - what a restaurant - what a breakfast - in short: what a hotel ... everything "wunderbar"

      The Best Hotel in Amsterdam

      from

      The Amstel Hotel is actually in a class of its own in Amsterdam. I have had a few stays there and the all around quality was outstanding on all. The staff is the absolute best. I cannot say enough about these very nice people. They will pick you up at the airport, as well as cater to your every need.

      Intercontinental Amstel Fabulous

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      What a fab hotel in every respect. I booked this hotel as a 50th surprise birthday celebration for my husband. From the moment we were picked up from the airport, to being transported back from the hotel to the airport 2 days later not one complaint. We were treated like royalty, nothing was too much trouble for them. The rooms are exactly as described, very luxurious, and spacious. So also are the bathrooms, best shower ever. Food is second to none, we had our breakfast served in our room on request, and on time. Would highly recommend this hotel to anyone wanting to be totally spoilt. About half-hour walk to Dam Square, but the trams run frequently enough.

      Just married

      from

      We were living in Amsterdam at the time, and had just gotten married. The house was full of relatives, so I'd booked a double room at the Amstel, prior to driving to the car ferry for a honeymoon in Cornwall. When we arrived, it seemed that everyone we spoke to answered us with our names, and treated us like royalty. Including the bartender, who asked us if we'd like "the usual" (He was briefed)

      Funny enough, the double room we booked had turned into Queen Juliana's Suite...don't expect tha now..this was in 1974.

      Dinner at La Rive was a treat to be remembered. Lovely Filet steaks and a bottle of Gevrey-Chambartin, 1960, none of which ever appeared on the bill. As the Concierge said, "You are Amsterdammers."

      From the waiters to the Concierge, everybody was most willing to please, and when we left, no bill was forthcoming. The sent it to us at our Amsterdam address six months later, and only charged for a double room.

      Service? They invented the word!

      Don't know what they're like now, with Intercontinental management, but boy, those people knew how to run a hotel.

      PS. The Alfa-Romeo was washed and waxed while we slept.

      Exquisite

      from

      This hotel is like a dream come true. The interior of the lobby looks exactly like the icing on a wedding cake - all white with beautiful ceilings and columns, accented with gold. We spent two nights in an Executive Suite (separate living room), a corner room with views of the Amstel river, bridges and distinctive Amsterdam canal houses opposite. Our room was beautiful and very comfortable. Huge bed with soft linen, lots of windows, very light. Traditionally furnished but not overbearing. The bathroom was completely marble lined - huge tub, separate toilet, Nina Ricci toiletries. The shower was amazing!! A dinner plate sized waterfall showerhead - very hard to leave. I believe that all rooms feature this type of shower so not just the suites. We used the dainty pool one morning for a light swim and jacuzzi - all with views of the river. There is also a sauna and steam room. You can help yourself to coffee and newspapers afterwards. The breakfast was one of the best I've ever had - an extensive buffet, fresh orange juice, pastries, cheeses (of course! including one with curry spices - very unusual), meats, etc. The staff were very courteous and efficient. I cannot recommend this hotel enough. I believe it to be one of the best in Amsterdam and if you are looking for old world elegance (but not stuffy - this is Holland and the Dutch have just the right attitude!) and a special place to stay for either a honeymoon or just a treat, then this is the place for you!!!

      TripAdvisor Reviews InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
       

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