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The Albus

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The Albus is a recently renovated, trendy four star superior design boutique hotel with 75 rooms that is well located within the famous Canal Belt and a short walk from Dam square, Leidse square, Rembrandt square and many well-known museums. Whether you’re in Amsterdam for business or leisure, this hotel is an excellent choice to explore this lively and vibrant city. Experience a service that’s out of the extraordinary and personalized. Provided by the professional yet down-to-earth friendly hotel staff. Each room in the Albus Hotel Amsterdam City Centre is fully equipped with the newest energy-saving air conditioner system, a 32-inch flat-screen TV, an in-room Nespresso machine with complimentary cups, a safe with laptop charger, free wi-fi, heavenly beds lined with high quality cotton bed linen, luxurious mattresses filled with a combinations of rubber/foam, super snug big pillows for optimum comfort and designer chairs so you can emerge yourself in one. You will feel a sense of bliss when stepping into the gorgeous bathroom. Equipped with a 30 cm rain shower, luxurious toiletries, fluffy towels and bathrobe. The sink-module is one of a kind and especially designed for the Albus. This environmentally friendly and Green Key Gold certified hotel provides complimentary, fast and secure wi-fi throughout the hotel to keep your social networks updated or to let you work with no fuss. Start your day with a generous breakfast buffet with a variety of local and organic products. From healthy tidbits like cereals and grains, fresh fruit, soya milk, Dutch treats to homemade pancakes and fried eggs. We serve Fairtrade and UTZ-certified coffee and tea. Don’t leave Amsterdam without having tried the tantalizing creations of Restaurant Senses by Lars Bertelsen. A top-notch restaurant that prepares an unconventional and creative tasting menu. Ingredients are chosen carefully. Daily fresh and sustainable products are being used. Choose from the monthly alternating 3 to 6-course tasting menu for lunch or dinner and embark on your own voyage of discovery. The Albus is easily accessible by public transport, taxi or with your own car. Take tram 16 from Central Station to Keizersgracht. Walk 50 meters back over the bridge. On the right hand you will find The Albus. We provide Valet Parking for €35 a day, every consecutive 24 hours it’s €20.
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Vijzelstraat 49, 1017 HE Amsterdam The Netherlands
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Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport11 km
Rotterdam Airport55 km
Waterlooplein8 min
Nieuwmarkt11 min
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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Location is perfect - literally the heart of the city. The rooms were nice and cozy. There was however a smell from the bathroom, and it did persist(from the drain), and I believe they mistakenly threw out a personal item, but they did offer complimentary drinks so it really
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Super friendly staff, new and beautiful rooms. Everything you could want for a lovely vacation to Amsterdam. Would recommend to travelers on a budget and not. It's not overly expensive and feels very upscale.
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Response from Taco v, Eigenaar at The Albus
Responded 19 Mar 2018
Dear Joanna, Thank you very much for your review. We find it very pleasant to read that you enjoyed The Albus Hotel this much. We try to make our guests feel relaxed and at home as much as possible. Thank you for your lovely words. We hope to welcome you again in the future! With warm regards, Bart Pastoor Operations Manager
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I came to Amsterdam with my girlfriend and we both loved it. The hotel was clean, conveniently located, and comfortable and the staff was professional and extremely helpful. My next visit to Amsterdam would be wasted at another hotel. 5 star rating!
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Response from Taco v, Owner at The Albus
Responded yesterday
Dear Alexander and Amanda, It was a pleasure to have you as guests! Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We hope to see you soon again. With warm regards, Lotte Knoppert Guest Relations.
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This hotel is perfectly located with clean, modern and comfortable rooms. The service is delivered with sincerity that raises hospitality to a new level. When the person delivering room service found me with a head cold (sick in the room while my family was touring,) he
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Response from Taco v, Owner at The Albus
Responded yesterday
Dear Waters Family, What a lovely review! Thank you so much for taking your time to share your experience with us. All your compliments will be shared with the whole team of course. It was a pleasure to have you all as guests. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Please contact us directly if you would like to make a new reservation. With warm regards, Lotte Knoppert Guest Relations.
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Lovely hotel central to pretty much everything you could want in Amsterdam close to red light district remembrant square Heineken Meiseum sex museum all within walking distance. Lovely friendly staff who made us feel so welcome and you also get a handy phone to take around with
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Response from Taco v, Owner at The Albus
Responded 3 days ago
Dear guests, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are happy to read that you've enjoyed your stay. Please don't hesitate to contact us directly if you would like to make a new reservation. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. With warm regards, Lotte Knoppert Guest Relations.
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Dear Marie, We do have three souterrain rooms, which are located in the basement. That is correct, so just on one foor, floor -1. I hope to have informed you well. With warm regards, Bart Pastoor Operations Manager
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hi, we have stayed here 3 years in row.......never had balcony. Never needed one. The whole hotel experience is just top notch. Champagne on arrival and so easy to get upgrade. Be friendly and well Irish and you get treated even better. Heineken Beer on tap in room is...........luxury
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Hi, Thank you for your question. The hotel is 100% non-smoking. If you book the tripadvisor deal you will always get the upgrade when booking a standard room. If you book a king then there is a matter of subject to availability. If all the suites are booked, we can not offer an upgrade also if you already have booked the suite. If you have any more questions, don't hesitate to contact us directly by sending an email to reservations. Booking this deal or by booking directly through our website you will always book with the lowest rate. Warm regards, Sandra The Albus Hotel
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Dear Sindie, When guests are checking in we ask the full amount by check in. We only ask €50 extra per person when guests do not have a creditcard as a garanty for perhaps extra costs. I hope to have informed you well. Kind regards, Bart Pastoor
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Does the hotel have laundry facilities?
Dear Amber, Yes there are laundry facilities. When you bring your laundry in the morning before 9am, it will be back the same day (only not on Saterday and Sunday). With warm regards, Bart Pastoor Operations Manager
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"As a smoker, a balcony is good, but you give up a bigger room. Consider this."
"Some rooms have balconies--ask"
"Great location."
"Generally in this part of Europe, double beds are two single beds joined. If you need a double, make sure to request one."
"Rooms at the back are very quiet. The spacious city suites are very large and airy."
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PRICE RANGE
US$77 - US$361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
The NetherlandsNorth Holland ProvinceAmsterdamGrachtengordel-ZuidCanal Ring (Grachtengordel)Centrum
NUMBER OF ROOMS
75
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