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New York City
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Frans Hals Grand Hotel is the place to stay when visiting Haarlem, The Netherlands. This place is clean, spotless, organized, and efficient...no hassles at all. Plus, the location is superb--a one-minute walk from the St. Bove Cathedral, the most beautiful sight in town. The staff are great, the rooms are cozy, the shower is warm and powerful, and the...

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Amrath Grand Ho... F, General Manager at Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals, responded to this review

Dear guest, We greatly appreciate the fact that you shared your experience on TripAdvisor. A review like yours means a lot to us. It makes us happy to read that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. And that you experienced it as clean, spotless, organized and efficient. I am delighted to hear that you experienced our breakfast as outstanding....

Zoersel, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel itself is ok, but nothing extraordinary. Decent sized room (no ironing board unfortunately), but my shower did not really work the way it should. Breakfast was basic, but had the common choices. The fact most of the rooms are centered around a central staircase means it is a bit noisy sometimes. Faded glory as far as I'm concerned,...

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Amrath Grand Ho... F, General Manager at Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals, responded to this review

Dear Thomas, We want to thank you for the fact that you took the time and effort to leave a review on TripAdvisor. Sharing your experience and feedback will help us improve our service. I am sorry to hear that you experienced your stay as a bit noisy. We have rooms at the back of the hotel which are more...

Dublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a couple of things that I didn't care for much in the Frans Hals. One of them is the lack of a walk-in shower. I hate having to step into the bath. The second is the poor Wi-Fi. It's free, which is what I expect from hotels now, but its throughput was pretty feeble at times. But these...

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Amrath Grand Ho... F, General Manager at Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals, responded to this review

Dear guest, First off all we want to thank you for sharing your review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our location at the heart of Haarlem. All the bars and restaurants are in walking distance which is very nice when you are going to have dinner in the city. When you make a booking with...

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals proved a good choice for a one night stay in Haarlem. It is central and has welcoming, professional staff. Our fourth floor room was quiet and very comfortable. It's just a couple of minutes' walk to the cathedral from the hotel.

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Amrath Grand Ho... F, General Manager at Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals, responded to this review

Dear Stuart, We greatly appreciate the fact that you took the time to write about your experience with us. We are happy to read that you experienced our staff as welcoming and professional. Thank you once again for sharing your review with us and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Kind regards, Maud Vroom General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very pleasant hotel, very friendly staff, nothing was too much, and the breakfast was very good too! There was a little noise from the street outside in the (saturday)night, which is to be expected for a city center location, and we had not specifically requested a quiet room, but nothing much. Beds were very comfortable, and ensuites very nice...

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Amrath Grand Ho... F, General Manager at Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals, responded to this review

Dear Yvonne, We appreciate the fact that you took the time and effort to write such a positive review. I am happy to read that you enjoyed our city center location. We want to thank you once again for staying with us and for sharing your experience with us. We hope to welcome you again in the future. Warmest regards,...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Frans Hals came to our rescue when our flight was delayed past midnight and the small boutique hotel we had reserved nearby was closed up tight for the night, leaving us stranded with our luggage in a strange town. The night manager understood our plight, was extremely solicitous, and gave us two clean, well-appointed, quiet, spacious rooms to recover...

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Amrath Grand Ho... F, General Manager at Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Good to read that staying in our hotel was your rescue after your flight was delayed. It’s always a pleasure to know that you enjoyed the clean, well-appointed, quiet and spacious rooms where you could recover from your experiences. Our stained glass dome in our hotel is a piece to...

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

When I arrived I asked for a room away from the street as I tend to be a light sleeper and was concerned about the noise. I believe the receptionist mistakenly thought I asked for a street side room as that is what I got. Room 206. I was not disappointed however as the room was light, airy and had...

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Amrath Grand Ho... F, General Manager at Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals, responded to this review

Dear Stephano, We greatly appreciate your review on this site. Good to read that you eventually enjoyed the ambient street noise. We’re really sorry to read that you woke up several times to rearrange your bed. When we may welcome you back in the future please don’t hesitate to let us know so we can arrange a proper solution We...

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Please ignore me previous review of the Amarth from July 16 - this was a completely difference experience to say the least !! Check in efficient by very pleasant and welcoming reception staff , room was absolutely perfect and of a excellent standard . A very comfortable bed , so comfortable that I over slept by a hour - the...

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Nice enough hotel, but nothing spectacular. Modern exterior, but slightly old fashioned reception area. Rooms were nice enough, but don't share with anyone other than a partner as the toilet door doesn't lock and is frosted glass, which could be awkward as you can see the silhouette of the person in there. Reception staff were lovely and very helpful. Overall...

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Amrath Grand Ho... F, General Manager at Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals, responded to this review

Dear Marie, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear that you experienced our staff as lovely and very helpful. It’s our priority to make our guests feel welcome. We hope you enjoyed Haarlem and hope we may welcome you again in the future. Warmest regards, Maud Vroom General Manager Amrâth Grand Hotel Frans Hals

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Last weekend we stayed in this hotel. The location is excellent and he hotel staff is verrrrry friendly. The rooms are also nicely decorated and clean. The location is just at the city center. Go around the corner and you are at the St Bavo church.

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Dear Marcel, Thank you for your kind words. Great to read that you experienced our staff as very friendly. Making you feel welcome and offering the best possible guest experience is our top priority. Of course we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Warmest regards, Sebas van Buuren Assistent Hotel Manager Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals is a beautiful 4-star hotel, located in the lively centre of Haarlem. Step out of the hotel and walk right into the inviting city of Haarlem, where you can marvel at historical buildings, charming squares, and lively shopping quarter. The 82 stylish guest rooms at Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals all have complementary wireless internet. Get a good start to the day with a tasty breakfast at the hotel; and to close it off in a convivial atmosphere, the hotel offers an attractive bar. Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals does not have its own restaurant, but you will find plenty of charming establishments within a 150-metre radius. For business purposes there is a spacious meeting room available. Haarlem is a charming city, with characteristic monumental buildings and beautiful inner courtyards around every corner. This city offers something for everyone. For example, you can visit the Teylers Museum and the Frans Hals Museum. Or if you prefer shopping - Haarlem is known to be one of the best shopping destinations in the country. Amsterdam is approximately a 15-minute drive from Haarlem, and Zandvoort is also nearby. Here, you can get a wonderful breath of fresh sea air and enjoy a long walk on the beach. ... more   less 

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Address: Damstraat 10, 2011 HA Haarlem, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Haarlem > Centrum
Price Range: £66 - £117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals 4*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Amrath Grand Haarlem
Best Western Haarlem
Haarlem Best Western
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#1 Business Hotel in Haarlem
#3 Luxury Hotel in Haarlem
#3 Romantic Hotel in Haarlem
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“Choose a room away from the central staircase”
 of 5 bubbles thomasvochten, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on one of the upper floors.”
 of 5 bubbles Stuart_Hotels, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't think there are views as such; you can try for an upper floor in the back if you're a light sleeper.”
 of 5 bubbles 301Lake, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a skylight”
 of 5 bubbles lyndon_olson, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front of hotel with Juliet balcony, perfect to see the Chruch and take in the vibe.”
 of 5 bubbles Kaz1969_12, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
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