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Hotel Sebastian's
Ranked #5 of 375 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 26 September 2013

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

We stayed here in July 2013. The Check in staff were friendly and helpful. They asked us whether this was our first trip to Amsterdam (yes, it was), and immediately gave us a city map before we even asked, and pointed out the locations of all the attractions in Amsterdam.

The free wifi in the room had good signal. Bathroom had good quality shampoo/ shower gel & body lotion, the toilet paper was 4-ply! And they also provided shoe shine sponges (very useful). There was an espresso machine in the room (too bad we're not coffee fans).

The hotel is about 10-15 minutes walk from everywhere - the Central train station, the Dam square shopping streets, the famous red light district, the Anne Frank museum, the flower market....

You have to walk up a few short steps to get from the street level to the lobby. There is a lift from the lobby level to the rooms.

Service is great. Almost immediately after I booked a triple room via Booking.com, the hotel sent me an email asking for my preferences (3 single beds or a queen + 1 single). None of the other hotels that I booked with did this.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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3  Thank BernieTMN
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

Hotel Sebastian's is extremely comfortable and delightfully decorated. Our room was large and very comfortable. It overlooked lovely quiet gardens at the back. The hotel is very well situated, convenient but beautiful and peaceful. The breakfast has great choice and quality, very good value. The most impressive thing for us, however, was the uniformly wonderful staff. The receptionists, bar staff and breakfast staff are all exceptionally pleasant, knowledgeable and helpful. We stayed from 16th to 19th September 2013. Thank you for a great holiday.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank FELICITY L
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Reviewed 24 September 2013

Any reviewer will note a number of compliments about this hotel on Tripadvisor and I am happy to confirm those positive comments. The hotel is well located in the city - right on a canal that is not too busy and yet close to amenities. Our room was clean and well appointed. We stayed in a canal facing room on the first floor (second floor for Americans, room 19 I think) and we were pleased we paid the extra to have a charming canal view. The black and purple decor of our room was funky.
The staff were very firendly and helpful. Not just one or two but all of the staff we met. And as we stayed 4 nights (late August 2013) we met a few. Difficulties with paying the bill with our visa travel card was met with patience and helpfulness.
The breakfast they offer is good value at 10 euro and has a good range.
My wife and I would stay there again.
Well done Hotel Sebastians!

Room Tip: Rooms facing the canal have charming views.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

What a lovely hotel - it may need a lick of paint in a few spots but the location is terrific, the room very comfortable, fun designs and lovely touches. Our room faced the gardens and was lovely and quiet. The surrounding area is so charming and really close to everything my wife and I walked everywhere. Their breakfast is very substantial and filling definitely a perk. Like lots of Amsterdam houses you do have to be aware that the rooms may be small never the less you are in Amsterdam and that is part of its charm after all.

Finally a big thank you to the staff really efficient friendly and helpful not only with where to go but also taught me a lot about their history was really interesting.

The location is so beautiful and definitely gives you a good taste of Amsterdam life - there is a great little restaurant around the corner too if you like us got nice weather and where we were able to sit outside and watch all the locals at night cruise around the canals in their boats - De Belhamel

Everything is walk-able and if you dare you can rent a bike.... nothing was far away aeverything we wanted to see was a the most a 20 -30 minute walk

I would definitely go back was a wonderful trip

Thank you to all the staff and the hotel for being so welcoming and making our Amsterdam experience truly memorable

Room Tip: I liked the back rooms over looking the gardens very quiet and very pretty views - I didn't see...
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed from the 18-20th September. We had a room on the ground floor which was beautiful with an extremely comfy bed, I was really surprised. The staff were really welcoming and friendly which was really nice. The location was very convenient. So i couldn't of asked for a better stay everything was perfect.

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Reviewed 22 September 2013

Pleasant, quiet room, near the train station and lots of top restaurants, terrific breakfast with cooked food along with the usual Dutch cheeses and meats, with attentive service. Eager front desk staff.

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Address: Keizersgracht 15, 1015 CC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 375 Hotels in Amsterdam
Price Range: £93 - £267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sebastian's 3*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Directly on the Keizersgracht, one of the most picturesque canals in the heart of Amsterdam, you will find Sebastian's, a contemporary three-star hotel with a unique and sophisticated design and atmosphere. Whether you are in the capital city for business or to enjoy the vibrant nightlife of Amsterdam, Sebastian's is the place to be. The location alone is worth the stay: a stone's throw from the Jordaan district, with its numerous cafés and restaurants, and Haarlemmerstraat, home to a wide variety of shops and a number of colourful Amsterdam outdoor markets. The hotel bar also boasts a unique and charming atmosphere. It is a ‘real' bar with a contemporary, trendy design and a meeting place for both young and old, who come here to enjoy a delicious cappuccino, cold beer or glass of one of the wide range of wines served. All of this can be enjoyed in a relaxed, jazzy setting. ... more   less 
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