We have booked the 5 stars room for one night especially asking for the room with the piano or the on seen in the picture on the website. Once there the first thing we noticed was that the hotel was far away from the city center. The hotel from the outside looks like a mental hospital….
When we checked in they did not find our name and it was only after having shown us the name of all the guests booked in the hotel that the finally found our name.
The room was not ready until 3PM so we left the luggage there and went for a city tour.
Once back they let us pick up our luggage in the room; without checking the tags numbers. We arrived in a room which is 222, that looks like a sauna. Entirely in wood, with a plastic bathroom hidden inside a wood panel on the left side of the room.
Why is it a 5 stars room because you have a bed that can fit 8people completely useful for a couple! We asked what was happen with the room we asked for and they simply said that they were taken.
We insisted and finally had the chance to visit another 5 stars room on the first floor.....the walls were broken and dirty in different point, the lights on the night table was broken , the library in the room looks like one you have found in the middle of the room you have decided to take back to your place.
The bathroom is once again in plastic and really looks like the one a 2 stars hotel.
We asked to have bicycles and they said they only have 10 for the hotel
(117 rooms) therefore of course there were no bicycles at our disposal.
We had friends with us looking for a babysitter and they said they were not able to provide it....And all of this for 275euros per night.....special rate founded on their website because normally the room costs 550 euros per night!!!!
Stay away from this place, really not interesting!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy in Amsterdam is the first one-to-five star design hotel in the world. Created as a home for travellers of all stripes, we believe in sharing cultural luggage - yours and ours. Located in a transformed historic building with 117 rooms, the Lloyd Hotel is an icon of Dutch design. More than 50 designers and artists are involved in the hotel. Our Cultural Embassy presents ongoing exhibitions, talks and events every month, available to all guests. Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy is located 900 metres from Pakhuis de Zwijger. Bimhuis concert hall is a 15-minute walk away. Guests benefit from a terrace, an excellent restaurant and free WiFi. Coffee and tea making facilities are available to guests throughout the hotel. The Cultural Embassy of Lloyd Hotel is present throughout the building. Cultural events are hosted and mezzanine platforms are used for exhibitions, meetings and events. The Lloyd has a variety of meeting room facilities and a library for smaller groups. The restaurant focuses on carefully sourced local ingredients and serves a range of sandwiches, light meals and an extensive breakfast buffet. There is also a shop selling delicatessen-style foods and designer gifts. Guests who wish to explore Amsterdam by bicycle can rent one from reception. The Rietlandpark tram stop is 200 metres away and offers services to Amsterdam Central Station within 10 minutes. Anne Frank House and Dam are both within a 10-minute walk from the Station. Leidseplein and the Jordaan district can be reached by taking tram 10. Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ is 1.5 kilometres away. The Lloyd Hotel's neighbourhood is a great choice for travellers interested in city walks, architecture and cycling. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Lloyd Hotel Amsterdam