$149 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Nov 16, 2014 Check-out: Nov 17, 2014

Albus Hotel Amsterdam City Centre

4 stars
Vijzelstraat 49, Amsterdam, 1017 HE
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
34 reviews
Best staff anywhere

This is a lovely, comfortable and attractive hotel, with decent amenities, a nice restaurant and... See full review

  • awrylemming
  • Aug 16, 2014
A mighty fine staff and a location that can't be beat!

The Albus is a quaint little hotel. Don't let the sexy advertising sway you one way or another, it... See full review

  • K Rae
  • Apr 30, 2014
Style, elegance and a central city locale mark this boutique gem

The chic, cosmopolitan Albus Hotel Amsterdam City Centre is the ideal destination for travelers looking for style and elegance mixed with modern amenities and a convenient, central location. This boutique hotel offers plush, modern guest rooms with Nespresso coffee machines and Sensiq entertainment systems. The 24-hour front desk offers sightseeing suggestions while Senses Restaurant serves sumptuous dishes and drinks from breakfast to dinner--an ideal place to unwind.

Highlights
  • Senses Restaurant features trendy menu and tantalizing drinks
  • 24-hour front desk offers complete sightseeing services
  • Rain showers in sleek, modern bathrooms
Rooms

The Albus Hotel presents a variety of chic, elegant guest rooms that blend modern comforts with a cosmopolitan feel. All 73 rooms feature Heavenly Beds, state-of-the-art Sensiq entertainment system, 32-inch flat-screen TV, Nespresso coffee machine and signature bath essentials. Many bathrooms come equipped with high-performance rain showers.


Smart rooms are furnished with queen beds. Splendid rooms and superb city rooms come with either king or twin beds. Spacious sweet family city rooms have king beds and full-size sofa beds. The oversized stunning city suites have king beds and expanded lounge areas.


For extended stays, the Albus Hotel also offers three apartments with living rooms, bedrooms, full kitchens and washing machines.

Features

The Albus Hotel's chic, distinctive GetTogether Restaurant offers delicious lunch and dinner fare. The restaurant's bar and lounge provides guests with an ideal spot to unwind or browse the Internet, courtesy of the in-house Wi-Fi service (fees apply).


A 24-hour, multilingual front-desk staff can arrange for all manner of services, including bike rentals, concierge and childcare. Guests can purchase I Amsterdam Cards and entry tickets to the city's major museums. The Albus Hotel is also Green Key certified, reflecting its commitment to sustainable tourism practices.

Transportation

  • Shuttle service to and from Schiphol Airport (fees apply)
  • Amsterdam Centraal Station (1.5 mi/2.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (11.5 mi/18.5 km)

 

Attractions
  • Rembrandt House Museum (Rembrandthuis) (1 mi/1.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Flower Market (Bloemenmarkt) (1 mi/1.5 km)
  • Rijksmuseum (2 mi/3 km)
  • Van Gogh Museum (2.5 mi/4 km)
  • Royal Palace/Dam Square (.5 mi/1 km)
  • Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis) (1 mi/1.5 km)
  • Begijnhof (1 mi/1.5 km)

 

Business
  • Business center

 

Polices and fees

A 5% city tax is added to all final charges at checkout.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

52.3658 4.8932
Area served
The Albus is located in the vibrant historical heart of Amsterdam and within walking distance from most of the top tourist attractions.
Nearby airports
Schiphol (AMS) 11.0 km, Rotterdam Airport (RTM) 54.9 km.
Area description
The Albus is located in the historical heart of Amsterdam within the famous Canal Belt and next to the most prestigious part of Amsterdam: The Golden Bend. You'll be 2 minutes away from to the 3 main squares: Leidsesquare, Rembrandsquare and Muntsquare.

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Albus Hotel Amsterdam City Centre Rooms

Smart City Room
Sit back in this first class room, equipped with all comfort and a cozy queen size bed. Each detail is designed to fulfill your wishes. Spacious 18- 22 m2 room/surface, Queen size bed, Philips 32-inch flat screen with state of the art entertainment system 'Sensiq', Nespresso coffee machine, In room (laptop) safe, Design furniture, Closet with storage space for your suitcase, High quality bed linen, 100% Egyptian cotton, Fully equipped bathroom with a rain shower, Bathrobes and fluffy towels, Luxurious toiletries, Large desk, Mineral water on arrival, Free WIFI, Digital telephone with direct outside line.
Spacious Family Suite
This is an ideal room for parents who want to take their young children along with them, and maximum available for two adults and two children under the age of 9 years old. Settle into a one bedroom suite for the family furnished with a king size bed and a double sofa (width 120 cm) for the children and a spacious bathroom. Facilities: Spacious 32m2 room/surface King size bed and a double sofa (width 120 cm) Maximum 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 9 32-inch flat screen with state of the art entertainment system 'Sensiq' Nespresso coffee machine In room safe (to fit your laptop) Designer furniture Closet with storage space for your suitcase High quality & soft 100% Egyptian cotton bed linen Fully equipped bathroom with a rain shower Bathrobes and fluffy towels Luxurious toiletries Large desk Mineral water on arrival Free Wi-Fi connection Digital telephone with direct outside line
Superb City Room
For those who wants to stay with three guests, a large room equipped with state of art entertainment system with a 32 inch TV set, modern designed and comfortable amenities. Spacious 24 - 32 m2/surface, King size and one single bed, Philips 32-inch flat screen with state of the art entertainment system 'Sensiq', Nespresso coffee machine, In room (laptop) safe, Design furniture, Closet with storage space for your suitcase, High quality bed linen, 100% Egyptian cotton, Fully equipped bathroom with a rain shower, Bathrobes and fluffy towels, Luxurious toiletries, Large desk, Mineral water on arrival, Free WIFI, Digital telephone with direct outside line.
Rooms
All rooms feature a heavenly bed with crisp Egyptian cotton bed linen. Sink into your comfortable designer chair where you can enjoy the latest state of the art "sensiq" entertainment system from your 32 inch flat screen television. Rooms are available with a bath and/or high pressure rain shower. You'll also enjoy our fluffy towels and soft bathrobes. Store and charge your laptop in the in-room safe, and don't forget to treat yourself to a tasty Nespresso coffee before you leave in the morning. To enhance your stay all rooms feature trendy amenities and glossy magazines. Our exclusive mattresses filled with a combination of rubber/foam and special big pillows is just that little extra you need for the best sleep you have ever had.
Splendid City Room
Even more space in this room, furnished with the latest designs and large desk to suit the needs of every guest. Your choice between a twin or even more romantic a king size bed. Spacious 22 - 24 m2/surface, Twin or King size bed, Philips 32-inch flat screen with state of the art entertainment system 'Sensiq', Nespresso coffee machine, In room (laptop) safe, Design furniture, Closet with storage space for your suitcase, High quality bed linen, 100% Egyptian cotton, Fully equipped bathroom with a rain shower, Bathrobes and fluffy towels, Luxurious toiletries, Large desk, Mineral water on arrival, Free WIFI, Digital telephone with direct outside line.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Game room
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Doctor on call
Internet
Free internet
Transportation
Airport shuttle

Nearby points of interest

  • Tuschinski Theater: 0.1 mi
  • Cat Cabinet: 0.1 mi
  • Munttoren: 0.1 mi
  • Bloemenmarkt: 0.1 mi
  • Golden Bend: 0.1 mi
  • Foam Photography Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Kalvertoren: 0.1 mi
  • Rembrandt Square: 0.1 mi
  • Museum of Bags and Purses: 0.2 mi
  • Maison de Bonneterie: 0.2 mi
  • Museum Van Loon: 0.2 mi
  • University Library: 0.2 mi
  • Ajax Experience: 0.2 mi
  • University of Amsterdam: 0.2 mi
  • Allard Pierson Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Tuschinski Theater: 0.1 mi
  • Cat Cabinet: 0.1 mi
  • Munttoren: 0.1 mi
  • Bloemenmarkt: 0.1 mi
  • Golden Bend: 0.1 mi
  • Foam Photography Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Kalvertoren: 0.1 mi
  • Rembrandt Square: 0.1 mi
  • Museum of Bags and Purses: 0.2 mi
  • Maison de Bonneterie: 0.2 mi
  • Museum Van Loon: 0.2 mi
  • University Library: 0.2 mi
  • Ajax Experience: 0.2 mi
  • University of Amsterdam: 0.2 mi
  • Allard Pierson Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Spiegelkwartier: 0.2 mi
  • Museum Willet-Holthuysen : 0.2 mi
  • Leidsestraat: 0.2 mi
  • Droog: 0.3 mi
  • Spui: 0.3 mi
  • Book Market: 0.3 mi
  • Hans Appenzeller: 0.3 mi
  • Keizersgracht: 0.3 mi
  • PGC Hajenius: 0.3 mi
  • Begijnhof chapel: 0.3 mi
  • English Reformed Church: 0.3 mi
  • The American Book Center: 0.3 mi
  • Metz & Co: 0.3 mi
  • Begijnhof: 0.3 mi
  • Concerto : 0.3 mi
  • Kalverstraat: 0.3 mi
  • Collection d'Art Contemporary Art Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Utrechtsestraat: 0.3 mi
  • Walls Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Amsterdams Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Blue Bridge: 0.3 mi
  • Wonder Wood: 0.3 mi
  • Biblical Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Amsterdam Pipe Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Stopera: 0.4 mi
  • Huis Marseille: 0.4 mi
  • Canal House Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Jorrit Heinen: 0.4 mi
  • Van Gogh Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Hermitage Amsterdam: 0.4 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
The business center is equipped with 2 computers, and is located on the ground floor. Free, fast & secure wireless internet is available in the entire hotel.

Dining

Senses Restaurant
Senses restaurant prepares unconventional and creative food art with the best of organic and sustainable ingredients where possible to tickle all your senses! Modern French cuisine.
Dinner
Make sure you never leave without the splendid taste of Senses restaurant. Watch Chef Erik Zonjee who cooks your irresistible dishes from the open kitchen in a stylish, urban atmosphere. Enjoy a selection of our innovative menu or one of his daily changing surprise menu's, inspired by the 5 senses using the freshest seasonal ingredients.
Bar
Stylish bar with stunning bites and drinks. Whether you're in the mood for a light meal, finger food or something more substantial, its a must to combine this with a good glass of wine. Our wine menu covers great wines selected from the best wine regions in the world. The stunning bar and lounge area are the place to meet for a drink. The intimate size offers you an exclusive place to sit back and relax.
Breakfast
Senses restaurant in The Albus prepares a "blissful breakfast" each morning full of healthy tidbits. With a range of organic and local biological products we try to deliver a delicious start of the day and be eco-friendly at the same time! And if you are superhungry, we serve eggs with yummie toppings too! Opening times: Midweeks: 7:00 AM - 10:30 AM Weekends: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Lunch
You 've made the right choice; enjoy lunch in Senses Restaurant. Try a dish of our new chef de cuisine, Erik Zonjee. You'll find his fine-dining experience in all dishes: think of a warm roll with Black Angus short rib meat, a salad with short grilled scallops, a wagyu burger or a delicious gazpacho with beet and tomato.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (34)

Ratings and reviews for Albus Hotel Amsterdam City Centre

Overall score

3.7 / 5
5.01.0
34 out of 34
Amenities:
3.4
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.5
Value:
3.8

82% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
moss
Business
littlebeck
Jun 17, 2012

short break & to visit floriade

very nice hotel little over priced buti think all amsterdam is overpriced

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

dont use city tour bus rip off all attraction within walking distance for anyfit person

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jsmith
Business
england
Jun 7, 2012

Good hotel, noisy location

Hotel, facilities , staff very good but if you have a room at the front of the hotel you might struggle to sleep. Very busy road at front.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Traveltheworld1
Business
Miami, Florida
Jul 26, 2011

ABS. WORST experience of my life.

*Overall* Customer service, civility, professionalism, room service (advertised but non-existant), and air conditioning are just a few things missing from this hotel. They literally have no central AC and put us in a room with no fan and a tiny window that barely opened. We went in July 2011 and we're sweating within seconds. When I spoke with the manager her exact words were: "Our hotel never advertised that we have air conditioning. We can give you a fan for 15 euro or you can just switch hotels- it can be very simple". They next day, SWITCH hotels is exactly what we did and it took up a day of planned sight seeing. But for that one night we had to stay. We tried ordering room service- it rings off the hook. When I walked to the restaurant, it was empty with all the employees shooting the breeze in the back. This place was such a JOKE. I'm an avid traveler and have been to Europe over 5 times and this was a FIRST. Honestly, my best advice is to just not even stay here and it's THAT simple. *Location* Be careful in this area at night as there are little "gangs" that hang out in the adjacent alley of this hotel. You literally walk out of the hotel and step 3 steps, and you're in the alley- so please be careful. This is a genuine concern and not a way of making this hotel seem worse than it is.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
South Texas
Jun 18, 2011

Good stay At the Albus

Hotel was great for the price. Room was clean, bed was nice, hotel restaurant was overpriced for breakfast.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Not Applicable

Amsterdam was more for younger crowd. Anne Frank House was good, We did not go to Museums, or the coffeshops. Nite life was kids.

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
dilkhush
Business
London and South Africa
Oct 8, 2010

Worst Exprience Ever

Very Rude Staff, Waited two hours to get checked in, was finally sent to the basement, which had cob webs. No one was updating with reason for further delays.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
MacG fae Fife
Business
Scotland
Jul 23, 2010

Ideally located for relaxing stay

This hotel is ideally located for sightseeing and has recently been refurbished. However, the lack of air conditioning in the small bedroom was recognised as unsatisfactory. This would be an excellent "one or two day" business trip hotel for a single person but inadequate storage space is provided for longer stays by a couple. The breakfast room was very busy and the choice of the hot food selection was below expectations. The hotel staff were very helpful and the rooms are spotless, with clean towels and linen provided daily.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Heineken Brewery Tour

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
SF
Jul 12, 2010

Awesome 4 star hotel - super value!

Amazing central location to get to everything in Central Amsterdam. Just finished renovating this spring and it looks great. They're still working out a couple kinks, but its great for the 25-40 yr old hip crowd.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
San Francisco
Jul 3, 2010

Friendly and Central

I was only staying overnight. The room was spotless and comfortable although small and a bit hot, had to take the fan out.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Everything was very close!

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Pelee Island, Ontario
Aug 30, 2009

Good accommodation, well located

The hotel had lost our Orbitz reservation and as a result we were given a deluxe room instead of the standard room that we had reserved. The room was clean and very good accommodation for the price. There was no air conditioning which meant that we had to open the window over a busy street, but that did not bother us. The room lamp was plugged into a non-functioning outlet that housekeeping was unable to correct. Notwithstanding these deficiencies we would stay in this hotel again. We particularly liked the central location of this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There are many places to eat just around the corner and down the block.

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Washington DC
Jun 28, 2009

Small, hot, and very noisy

The hotel was located on a busy street, with lots of noise outside pretty much all night. The room was warm and had no air conditioning, so the only way to keep it from being too hot was to open the window onto the noise street.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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