$102 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Jan 11, 2015 Check-out: Jan 12, 2015

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.

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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

3.6 / 5
5.01.0
16 out of 34
Amenities:
3.1
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.4
Room comfort:
3.8
Location:
4.4
Value:
3.7

88% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Shulia
Business
Chicago, IL
Sep 2, 2014

Great location, small space

We only spent 1 night at this hotel, so it was perfect for what it was: great location, nice staff, clean rooms, and complimentary coffee & WiFi. This was my first time staying at a hotel in Amsterdam, so I am not sure how other hotels differ, but the standard room size at the Albus was very, very small. If you're planning on spending time in the room, I'd suggest upgrading or looking for a different hotel.

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

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Get breakfast or a snack from the grocery store just a few blocks away. This will save you money, and you'll notice locals doing the exact same thing.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mel Dog Lover
Business
Boston MA
Aug 22, 2014

Everything was great except no AC

The staff was great and super friendly and helpful. It was in a great location and were nice rooms and everything but the one elevator was super slow (not a big deal) and there was no AC and it was the summer. They did have a couple fans in the closet though. Otherwise the hotel was very nice. I would go there again but not in the summer months.

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

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Norcross travelers
Business
Atlanta, Ga
Jul 25, 2014

Great Location and Helpful Staff

Cannot beat the location and the staff was very helpful in setting up tours for museums and canal rides. Small but clean room. No A/C but had a fan that helped keep the room cool. We would stay again.

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

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Philp
Business
UK
May 1, 2014

Albus on Kings Day

Great boutique hotel in central Amsterdam. Very close to shops and main hub of city. The hotel is very modern and funky. The rooms are good, reasonable size (that we had) and the beds are sooooo comfortable. However the rooms can be so hot and are crying out for air conditioning or a significant fan. The staff were absolutely brilliant; really friendly and up for a laugh. They really were helpful and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. Breakfast was good but somewhat chaotic with the waitress having no idea who ordered what (coffee). We actually went for King's Day celebrations so we knew what noise to expect. Other guests didn't know and complained about the fact there were about a million people roaming the streets all day in celebration. Good advice....check before you book....Kings Day is VERY noisy in Amsterdam!

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

Business

Nightlife tip: Long walk from hotel

If gong to the Banana Bar in the Red Light District...don't take your wife to avoid a very uncomfortable experience!

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Healy
Business
Northern Ireland
Apr 27, 2014

Brilliant location versus traffic

Hotel location is perfect. Very central and easily reached from Schipol airport by public transport. Staff were fabulous and very attentive to guests and apologetic when things weren't quite right, like a noisy first floor room at front on first night ( which was rectified to some extent on 2nd night by move to 8th floor) but unfortunately the lift was out of order next day and the boiler room is located on that floor so whilst room was quieter it was very warm. No air conditioning is definite disadvantage. Don't stay here if you want a quiet stay. (Ear plugs are provided)

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

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Dine in Senses restaurant - superb food.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hope2TravelM0re
Business
New Jersey
Dec 18, 2013

Great Hotel Feb 2013

This hotel is in the perfect spot, everything is close. Staff was great very helpful and polite as can be. Helped us with our cabs and directions for any place we needed. We stayed in room 408 ,it was in the back of the hotel overlooking a court yard. Very nice bathroom and the bed was very comfortable. The staff also welcomed us with champagne for 2 when we arrived. There was a slip up between this site and the hotel with the room we were given the first night, I smoke so we arranged to have a balcony and the room that was reserved didn't have 1 and all of them were booked that night. Next day they moved us to 408 and comp'd us drinks at the bar for the mess up and I had my balcony to smoke on with a nice bench overlooking the courtyard. Overall a great place to stay our room was very nice and clean, staff was friendly, staff was multilingual , and made us feel at home . We plan to stay again.

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

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

Rembrandt square is 100 yards from the hotel there is everything there you could ever want to do, clubs, bars, restaurants, and one of the best sights in the city is right in the middle of the square.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dana Plyuha
Business
NY
Apr 1, 2013

Great stay at Albus hotel!

Great location, 15 min or under to walk to all museums and other attractions, very close to a great number of restaurants. Wonderful, helpful staff, rooms on the small side, but comfortable nonetheless, very clean. We bought tickets to all attractions in the hotel , sometimes at a discount , but more importantly - avoided the tickets lines at some of the museums. Overall- great experience.

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

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Billy 48
Business
Coventry, England
Oct 3, 2012

Great break

Great hotel friendly staff. Great location......Rembrandt square 2 minutes walk,flower market 2 minutes walk,red light area 15 minutes walk !Good value hotel. Restaurant is very popular.We did not manage to get a reservation.......fully booked Loads of places to eat nearby

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: Short walk from hotel

Rembrandt square at rear of hotel loads going on

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Review of Albus Hotel Amsterdam City Centre

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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Review of Albus Hotel Amsterdam City Centre

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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