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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and I are two students who planned our staying in Amsterdam for almost one week. More than 8 days before our arrival in Amsterdam, my friend had an accident and we were forced to cancel our booking. I immediately contacted the hotel (there was plenty of time to get another booking by some other clients) and I kindly...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not impressed! Mould in the bathroom and had to get moved to a better hotel room and wait for two hours after arrival. Will not return and the area is at least 20 minutes from central Amsterdam and not a very nice area to be walking around.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel nice enough, breakfast buffet style not much to shout home about however staff are helpful unless they want to tidy up! The hotel is a little far out of the centre for us so next time e go we are planning on stopping elsewhere.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked this hotel for yet another trip to Amsterdam. Have previously stayed at Best Western Blue Tower so kinda knew what to expect as they tend to run along the same theme. What I found great about this hotel was it's accessibility. It was a 30-40 minute bus ride away from Schipol Airport, bus number 69 I think and much...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Shabby appearance from outside. Average hotel- nothing special. Room was a nice size but very cold! Hotel reception can adjust heating remotely which they tried to do but it didn't seem to make much deference. Very cold weekend! Old fashioned decor in rooms and not the cleanest. We noticed damp patches on the ceiling, dust on the shelves and a...

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Grantham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a city on New Year's Eve! Great location of hotel, just far enough out of the city. Trams are available right outside the hotel & take you right into the centre! Friendly, helpful staff on reception too. Thank you for a lovely few days away

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Enjoyed our stay at the Best Western, rooms where very nice and bathroom as well. We had trouble with our key card to access certain security doors to get to our room reception fixed this but it took about 3 attempts to fix the problem, other than that a great hotel rooms and facilities nice and clean 👍🏻

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was very good and really clean, that is a great point! The negative is that there are a lot of noise and you can listen every thing that do the people on the room next to you. I think that is absolutely important for a Hotel also the kindness and the reception. Unfortunately when we arrived at the...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hotel for the first 3 nights of 2017. The hotel is far from the city center but is well connected by bus and trams, even late night. It takes around 25-30 minutes to get to the dam square. The room we got was spacious but not modern. The bathroom was small too. The hotel looks worn...

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel friendly and informative staff. 20/30 minute bus journey into city centre. Got 24 hour bus fair for half price you can buy anywhere else when you buy from hotel. Clean and fresh towels everyday when requested. Not a bad thing about it

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Blue Square is an environmental friendly hotel and has a Green Key Silver status. The hotel takes its name from the striking building in which it is located. The building was designed by architect Van Gool and dates from the seventies. Van Gool has laid down that the building may only be painted in the characteristic blue color. All 175 rooms are spacious, soundproofed and equipped with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and free coffee/tea facilities. You will find comfortable rooms with many amenities so that your visit is an experience that you would want to repeat. Whether you are staying in Amsterdam for business or looking for a destination for a short break, this hotel is the perfect start to anyone visiting the city. We are located near the exit of the A10 S104. In just 15-20 minutes you are in the city area of the centre of Amsterdam. Schiphol Airport, the RAI Convention Center, the port and Passenger Terminal Amsterdam (cruise ships) can be reached within 30 minutes. ... more   less 

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Address: Slotermeerlaan 80, 1064 HD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range: £51 - £161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Blue Square Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 180
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Also Known As:
Best Western Amsterdam
Amsterdam Best Western
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#88 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
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“Double room with two twin beds. ”
 of 5 bubbles domk1, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back have a lovely view over water.”
 of 5 bubbles trional896, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“we had a middle of hotel room which looked out onto communal garden so was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles keschapman, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Not room 202”
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 of 5 bubbles 69jos, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
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