The booking was a combined air-ticket/hotel package and what tipped the balace towards this hotel was price/location and of course their reputation. I had also seen some reviews and was satisfied with what I read so decided to give it a try.
And know what? I was not dissapointed. Although a bit of a longer walk than I expected from Centraal station - the free shuttle currently only operates until 19.30 hrs due to refurbishment works at the station, it was still no more that 15-20 minutes depending on your pace.
The reception staff were pleasant ad welcoming and eager to give information and advice.
The room was a real winner; great comfy bed, generous space, safe, clean and modern bathroom, free (albeit a bit slow) wi-fi which I find useful mainly because I can use Skype to communicate with home - beats roaming charges and horrendously steep international rates from hotels. Main reason I look for hotels that offer free wi-fi.
Rest of facilities very nice as well, decent restaurant-bar with reasonable prices for drinks and food. Breakfast was delicios and offered great variety. Gym, basic but appropriate and two saunas were well maintained.
Only drawback, but this I was aware of, and quite honestly, it's not the end of the world; the hotel is not neccesarily bang in the city centre, but hells bells be adventurous! use the free half-hourly shuttle into Centraal Stn which takes all of 5 minutes or the 261 tram across the road.
All in all, a very pleasant 2 night stay and would highly recommend it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre. With a prime location in the city of Amsterdam, this elegant hotel is the ideal venue for your executive travel, meeting and conferences or private ventures in matters of art and culture. ... more less
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Superbreak UK, Booking.com, DerbySoft Ltd Shanghai HQ Supplier Direct, TripOnline SA, Odigeo, Agoda, getaroom.com, Hotels.com, Ebookers, Evoline ltd, 5viajes2012 S.L., Cancelon and HotelQuickly so you can book your Movenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- Moevenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Amsterdam
- Movenpick Hotel Amsterdam