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“Sensation White 2014”

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Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City
Ranked #105 of 367 Hotels in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
1 review
“Sensation White 2014”
Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

This is the 4th year on the run I've stayed here for sensation white. Perfect location. Take the metro from Amsterdam Central to Amstel fir a 5min walk to hotel. Alternatively €20 in a cab if you're out late. It's handy for Amsterdam arena, take metro to the gig and shirt taxi ride home afterwards. Great breakfast!!!

Stayed July 2014
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RvanVliet, General Manager at Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City, responded to this review, 20 August 2014
Dear Sir / Madam, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Robert van Vliet General Manager
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Michigan
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108 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Large modern hotel with spacious rooms, guests seem to be people with business in the area or bus tour groups, a few independent tourists. Easy, short trip from Schipol on train to Ams-Zuid change for Metro to Overamstel, then 10 minute walk to hotel. The (day) staff were friendly and helpful. I had a large comfortable room including a refrigerator on 15th floor with a distant view of the downtown. The local area is industrial, with car dealership, along river and deserted on weekends. Get a GVB day-pass from the front desk and take the Metro #51 to downtown -- 10 min walk again plus 10 min on train. Be sure to get on correct train when coming back from city center. Didn't see any bus stops near hotel, no tram. Also no options for food/drink in area except hotel restaurant/bar. Not a good choice for first-time visitors to AMS but excellent quality and value for knowledgeable travelers.

Room Tip: "A" tower is taller than "B" tower with view of city.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled solo
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RvanVliet, General Manager at Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City, responded to this review, 20 August 2014
Dear Sir / Madam, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Robert van Vliet General Manager
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Hamme, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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144 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Rooms are not cheap, but they are clean, practical and well equipped. Bathroom has a spacious shower. Then there is the breakfast... 22,5 euros is a bit... steep... OK, I don't think I have seen a buffet with a wider choice. But hey, there is only so much one can eat in the morning, right? If breakfast is more expensive than most main dishes in the hotel restaurant, something is not right.

The biggest ripoff is the hotel parking. I would expect it to be complementary for hotel guests. Or even a small additional fee. But 24 euros per day? Or not even per day, from the moment you are parked for seven hours of more, you pay 24 euros for that day...

What made me give 4 stars then? The quality of the breakfast and the very friendly staff.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
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1 Thank Tom D
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RvanVliet, General Manager at Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City, responded to this review, 20 August 2014
Dear Sir / Madam, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Robert van Vliet General Manager
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Stockholm
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Reviewed 28 June 2014 via mobile

Hotel located outside the city. Quiet but fare away from city. Not so helpful staff. Ok price for a room but they take a dep. Charge of 50 euro - no info about it. The cleaning was good but there was no ramp for handicaped people..

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Thank nisse040
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RvanVliet, General Manager at Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City, responded to this review, 30 September 2014
Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Mercure, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please rest assured that we are taking the appropriate measures to address the problem and prevent future occurrence. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future.

Sincerely,
Robert van Vliet - General Manager
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Padua, Italy
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201 reviews
124 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Good hotel located in a very convenient area. Easy parking. Breakfast expensive but good and plentiful. Honestly a good hotel that I would recommend to those who come to Amsterdam for business and with the car. The rooms are spacious and clean. Very quite sleaping and beautiful panorama from the top. In the globa sure postive.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
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1 Thank Gabriele V
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RvanVliet, General Manager at Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City, responded to this review, 20 August 2014
Dear Sir / Madam, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Robert van Vliet General Manager
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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91 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2014

The hotel is fine, The rooms needs a little renovation, carpets were old, bed not very comfortable, clean room, Brekfast was nice. my biggest problem was that the location was really really bad. took 30 min to get to the city center. the walk to train or tram was on a dangerous highway. The hotel name is confusing - Amsterdam city, its not in the city at all.
next time i will pay a few more $$$ to be in the center.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Cocogelado
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RvanVliet, General Manager at Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City, responded to this review, 30 September 2014
Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Mercure, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please rest assured that we are taking the appropriate measures to address the problem and prevent future occurrence. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future.

Sincerely,
Robert van Vliet - General Manager
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Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2014

I´ve just stayed the weekend at Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City and it really was very great !!
We had a lovely and calm room, the breakfast was very good and the hotel stuff was incredibly kind and helpful =)
The hotel was renovated in January and everything was very new and extremely stylish =)
I can just recommend this hotel. It takes like 10 minutes to go to the city center ! It´s great so stop complaining ! ;)

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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RvanVliet, General Manager at Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City, responded to this review, 30 September 2014
Dear Sir/Madam,

We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one.

Sincerely,
Robert van Vliet - General Manager
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Property: Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City
Address: Joan Muyskenweg 10, 1096 CJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#17 Best Value Hotel in Amsterdam
#60 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#65 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#68 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#94 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City 4*
Number of rooms: 368
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City is an entirely non-smoking, modern 4 star hotel. Situated in the south of Amsterdam, close to the Amsterdam RAI Event Centre and just 15 minutes away from the centre of Amsterdam. The hotel is close to the A2 and A10 motorways and just 15 km from Schiphol Airport.The hotel offers modern rooms, free WIFI-access, a breakfast restaurant L"Ambiance,a la carte restaurant La VOC, a bar, 14 meeting rooms and leisure facilities including a modern fitness centre, sauna and steam room ... more   less 
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