Swissotel Amsterdam

Damrak 96, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1012 LP, Netherlands | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $203.00
 

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Paris to Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by rose60 on Sep 21, 2013

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One last coffee and croissant at Miss Manon before packing our things and waiting for Maud to come and do the handover. At the designated time, the cleaner, Maud and the next guests all turned up together! While the two guests fell in a heap on the stairs outside the flat after their long flight, we thought we should tell Maud about the pungent …

Red Light District

A travel blog entry by rachelniewiada

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Longest drive day yet, but we have successfully arrived in the Netherlands. At least, I think we have. I can't really see over all these tall, lanky blondes! Haha. I already feel at home (thanks Holland, MI)!!

En route, we stopped for a traditional Dutch demonstration of wooden clog and cheese making. I'm surprised we weren't told how to grow tulips! Kidding. Tulips actually originated in Turkey. Sorry Holland, MI, you screwed up on that one.

Tonight, we're ...

Let Me Be "Frank"

A travel blog entry by forsterb

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... and went to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp and died of typhus in March 1945.

We decided that with the next stop Het Scheep Vaari Museum which houses the Niew Amsterdam and old three-masted schooner which was quite far so we decided to get like the locals and take a tram to the next stop. We purchased an all-day ticket for the city trams for 7.50 Euros which was we've all ready paid for based on our current rides. ...

Exploring Amsterdam!

A travel blog entry by akreyling

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... does really good tours and there tour guides are always know their information and it's nice to have a tour the first day to get our bearings and learn about the history of the city. On the tour, hannah and I met someone from Maine that is also studying at UCC but for a year for his masters, it was such a small world. After the tour it was gorgeous out, so we went to find the I AMSTERDAM sign. We weren't exactly sure which direction it was in so we hopped on a tram and hoped for ...

Just Like Riding a Bike

A travel blog entry by shannonblevins

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Our 8 hour train from Prague to Amsterdam was supposed to arrive @ 4 AM, and we were going to have to wait til noon to check in @ our apartment: then the train guy informed us our tickets we had purchased would only lead us to Dorchmund, Germany, and it was another 5 hours to Amsterdam . Our first hiccup? I think not! We slept right on through the 13 hours, all the way into Amsterdam, got our luggage, and hopped off the train with no hassles. Perfect timing, as we met our ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Burgwallen-Nieuwe Zijde area of Amsterdam, is near Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, Dam Square, Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis), and De Bijenkorf.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSwissotel Amsterdam

    Reviewed by jeroenandlinda

    Surprised

    Reviewed Aug 6, 2011
    by (10 reviews) , Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong

    The location and entrance give you the idea that you would enter a rundown hotel, maybe this will change soon as they were busy renovating the hallways. But once we opened the door of our (upgraded) suite (407) the picture changed. Worth a visit, very very comfortable.

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

    Historical Traveler Reviews Swissotel Amsterdam

    Great Location, Great Hotel

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    We stayed at the Hotel between 9-12th January 2004, it is a comfortable, clean hotel, and in good condition. Staff were always knowledgeable and twice when we required service, they were always prompt to help.

    We had a standard room, although it was a bit small in size, the location in the heart of Amsterdam, and the upkeeping made up for it.

    The maid would always tidy our room and replace complimentary tolietries everyday, even though we They had payable TV, internet access if you have laptop, minibar and complimentary coffee and tea, we also had bathrobes and plenty of guides in the room. left our room really late in the afternoon! Excellent power shower.

    I loved this hotel and I would definitely book here again.

    Good Value, Fantastic location

    from

    Good winter value, clean hotel, spacious modern room, with a very comfortable bed. Fabulously located right in Dam Square. Couldn't beat it.

    Swissotel amsterdam

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    We stayed in a standard room which overlooked the air-conditioning system at the rear of the building which meant that the room was permanently dark - however the noise of the air-conditioning system was kept out by the efficient double glazing. The room was small but well laid out with twin beds, a desk and a table and chairs. The bathroom was on the small side but the shower was more than powerful and there was always sufficient hot water - there were 2 phones altogether in the bedroom and even one in the bathroom. The staff were all extremely helpful especially room service and housekeeping who kept us well supplied with teabags and coffee as there is no coffee machine in the standard rooms. The hotel is within easy reach of all the usual tourist sights and definitely lives up to its reputation. We booked the room through an internet offer and paid £180 for two nights not including breakfast which is the price we have previously paid for some 3 star hotels! We will stay again next time we are in Amsterdam.

    Swissotel- worth returning

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    Swissotel Amsterdam is a wonderful property.Walking distance from Central Station. 800 metersdown Damrak. Beautiful room with mixed wood decor-beamed ceilings- modern TV-internet access-coffee and expresso machine in room. ProfessionalStaff and location can not be beat.Will stay there again.Bob K.

    Best All Around

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    Stayed here on my 10th and 11th trip to Amsterdam and probably will never stay anywhere else. The staff was great, the room was perfect. 4 telephones including a handheld with 2 different lines, they even give your room a direct phone number for people to call you, a walkin shower and a separate tub with shower. Twice a day maid service, best location in the city, great security, clean marble bathroom, expresso machine in the room, and lots more. I've stayed at nearly every 5 star hotel in Amsterdam and I can't believe this is not 5 star, as it is definitely better than most of the 5 stars.

    Swissotel great pick

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    Just spent three nights at the Swissotel and was very pleased. Had a great room that overlooked Dam square. A little shabby but very clean and good sized. Pillows and bed was comfortable and staff amiable.

    Location is great. Near many sights and trolley out front if you need it. Take a tram from Central station if you have taken the train from the airport.

    Enjoyed the modern, clean room

    from

    This hotel is in a convenient location for the tram (right outside the door), Centraal Station (no more than a 10 minute walk) and several places to change travelers checks. The room was small but very clean, well furnished with modern amenities, and quiet. Overall, it is a nice hotel, but very close to the red light district. I booked a superior room and paid extra for it, but I overheard the desk clerk giving someone a "free upgrade" to a superior room. I suspect I paid extra for what is given to others for free, which is my only reason for not giving the hotel an Excellent rating.

    Definately Reccommended

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    We stayed for 17 days and everything was perfect. We got a free upgrade tp superior and the room was small, but spacious enough and extremely clean.. there was turn down service every night and the bathroom far exceeded our expectations.

    The staff were very friendly and polite, and the location was excellent. It is a smaller hotel, and the only downside was that we were on the non-smoking floor.

    On the upside, this is the nicest hotel I have stayed in in Europe and the room was immaculate and the bed and pillows were clean and soft. Oh and the bathroom is all marble and has a full size bath.

    All in all I would definately recomend this hotel.

    Noisy area, good location

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    Nice hotel in busy area. We had a room facing the street and had too much noise 50% of the nights we stayed. The room was big and the staff (especially Luigi) was fabulous. If you plan to stay here do not have a car. 32 euros a night just to park about a block away! You are better using the train from the airport and walk the block as you will have to do it anyway. All things considered a nice place.

    A luxurious stay

    from

    This is a superb hotel with excellent facilities and a very central location. The rooms are fabulous and the staff are very friendly.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Swissotel Amsterdam

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent