$100 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Mar 22, 2015 Check-out: Mar 23, 2015

NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam

4 stars
View map of Vijzelstraat 4, Amsterdam, 1017 HK

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
36 reviews
great location for my birthday weekend

the carlton is centrally locacated on the tram line .and fantastic restuarants and bars right on... See full review

  • tonia
  • Jan 27, 2015
happy holiday

Had a lovely stay at N H Carlton. many thanks to Dana who arranged exactly what I asked for. Also... See full review

  • kay g.
  • Jan 20, 2015
Experience historic Amsterdam from this elegant, canal-side charmer

The elegant NH Carlton Amsterdam Hotel overlooks the lovely, historic Signal Canal, home to the world-famous floating Flower Market. Within minutes of the Anne Frank House, Dam Square and the city's iconic museums, the NH Carlton is an ideal location not only for sightseers and shopping enthusiasts, but for those on business in this thriving capital. The in-house restaurant and coffee shop, Il Girasole, serves renowned Italian fare, while the NH Carlton's multi-lingual staff offers extensive guest services, from a business center to bike rentals.

Highlights
  • Prime location in Amsterdam's historic heart, within minutes of major attractions
  • Il Girasole Ristorante serves excellent Italian dishes, wines and coffees
  • Comprehensive guest and business services, from concierge to bike rentals
Rooms

The 218 rooms at NH Carlton Hotel are spacious and welcome guests with soothing color palettes, modern décor and wood furnishings. After a hectic day of sightseeing or business meetings, guests can kick back on plush bedding or armchairs and enjoy the flat-screen TVs featuring satellite channels and On Demand movies. Guests also enjoy Wi-Fi access (fees apply) and fully-stocked mini bars. All rooms feature full bathrooms with elegant marble flooring and stylish countertops.

Features

The NH Carlton Hotel is next door to the world-famous floating Flower Market and a breezy stroll from major Amsterdam destinations, including the Anne Frank House, Dam Square and the Heineken Experience. The central location also puts guests in the neighborhood of premium dining and shopping on P.C. Hooftstraat and Kalverstraat.

 

Guests of the NH Carlton enjoy Wi-Fi access (fees apply) and discounted entry to the adjacent health club. The concierge and multi-lingual 24-hour front desk can assist with guest tour and ticket arrangements. Known around town for its first-class Italian specialties, the NH Carlton Hotel's Il Girasole Ristorante is a delightful spot for all-day dining, starting with a full-spread buffet breakfast.

 

To enjoy the city on wheels, guests can rent bikes at the hotel. The NH Carlton also offers on-site garage parking (fees apply).

Transportation
  • Amsterdam Central Station (2 mi/3 km)
  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (11 mi/18 km)
Attractions
  • Amsterdam Flower Market (Bloemenmarkt) (1 block)
  • Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis) (1 mi/1.5 km)
  • Royal Palace/Dam Square (1 mi/1.5 km)
  • Rijksmuseum (1 mi/1.5 km)
  • Van Gogh Museum (1.5 mi/2.5 km)
Business
  • Business center
  • 7 flexible meeting and event rooms
  • 3,800 square feet of meeting space
Polices & 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.

Recommendations for you

Customers who viewed NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam also booked these hotels.

Reviewer score 3.8 out of 5
Reviewer score 4.0 out of 5

NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam Rooms

Standard Room
The room has a twin or double bed equipped with interactive colour television, pay TV, direct-dial telephone, voice-mail, WiFi, minibar, free tea and coffee making facilities, sound proofing and air-conditioning.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Wheel chair access

Nearby points of interest

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

Dining

Grand Cafe Il Girasole
With its terrace at the famous floating flower market in the centre of Amsterdam, Grand Caf "Il Girasole" offers a variety of Mediterranean dishes. The perfect combination between Dutch flora and the Italian specialties makes your lunch or dinner in this bright, informal environment a great success.
Risorante Caruso
The warm atmosphere of our Italian specialty restaurant Caruso is the best way to experience Italy at its finest! Our restaurant Caruso is not only the perfect surrounding for a romantic dinner by candlelight, it also offers a wonderful atmosphere for a dinner-dance, corporate event or theme night. Restaurant Caruso has received a culinary award by the Italian government and is regularly quoted in the media as being a high quality restaurant. Opening times will be from Tuesday until Saturday from 18.30 - 22.00 hours.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

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.

Back to menu Return to top

Guest Reviews (36)

Ratings and reviews for NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
36 out of 36
Amenities:
3.5
Cleanliness:
4.1
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.7
Value:
3.9

94% would recommend to a friend.

Sort by:
Review of NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
puerto Rico
Jun 1, 2011

Excellent location

Excellent hotel and service.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Flower market.

Was this review helpful to you?
Thank you for your feedback!
Review of NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
chicago, IL
May 4, 2011

Good but always room for improvement

Quick and easy: Rooms are a bit dated with tiny bathrooms. Street noise an issue Have a thermostat in room but didnt work but window works fine(minus street noise) Staff is helpful but forgetful(we missed a tour bus that the hotel books for the guests). Location is good and safe. Amsterdam is easy to walk with nothing being too far away. Dont pay for internet(just use the free 30 minute codes in the lobby. We used over 30 of them i. 7 days) If you book tours at hotel you have to pay in cash(tour company is a short walk and takes credit). Airport shuttle service requires cash 15.5 euro per person.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Hotel breakfast buffet is expensive(20 euro). Free wi-fi slips work for lobby and next floor up. They freely hand them out.

Was this review helpful to you?
Thank you for your feedback!
Review of NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
roshrosh
Business
Israel
Mar 14, 2011

Great Hotel

The Hotel is located in the center on the city. It was very easy to get there from the airport with public transportation. We arrived around 11:00 Friday morning, and immediately got our room. The room was nice, clean and quite big. They offered us to check out late on Sunday, at 17:00. That was very good for us cause our flight was in the evening. The breakfast was delicious. The staff was very polite and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Was this review helpful to you?
Thank you for your feedback!
Review of NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Valparaiso
Feb 3, 2011

Wonderful visit

Actually had a coffee maker in the room. Vast majority of european hotels do not have coffee in the room. The staff were very freindly and accomodating. Hotel was clean and strategically well placed in the vicinity of everything I wanted to do or places to visit.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Was this review helpful to you?
Thank you for your feedback!
Review of NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
New York, NY
Sep 12, 2010

Not a 4 Star Hotel

The hotel is centrally located. It's easy to get to from the airport and easy to get around. They "upgraded" us to a "superior" room when we checked in.The room was very small, but nicely furnished. The carpet needed to be replaced as it was unevenly faded all over. The double bed was just two twin beds pushed together and there was an obvious space down the middle. The bathroom was tiny and looked like it hadn't been remodeled in 20 years. They only provide soap and shampoo, no lotion, conditioner, shower cap, or other items. There was no way to control the temperature in the room, just AC on, or nothing. I would not stay here again. We needed extra towels and had to call twice for them and then we had to call each of the following nights for extra towels again.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Don't spend your money to eat at the hotel. There are lots of cute cafes just a block or two away.

Was this review helpful to you?
Thank you for your feedback!
Review of NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
aaron & randy
Business
Madison, WI
Aug 5, 2010

Great location

Free wireless is offered in the lobby area only and then it's limited to 30 minutes, after being given codes that are a hassel to use. Otherwise for a 12 euro fee it is available in your room.

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

Business

Was this review helpful to you?
Thank you for your feedback!
Review of NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Tucson, AZ
Jun 1, 2010

Excellent central location.

Great location, next to the flower market and museums. Staff was extremely helpful with directions, city transportation and airline schedules. Will definitely book this hotel in the future.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Was this review helpful to you?
Thank you for your feedback!
Review of NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Austin, Tx.
Feb 19, 2010

Worth the money

Great place ,in the heart of Amsterdam ! Everything is at hand ,just few paces away.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Was this review helpful to you?
Thank you for your feedback!
Review of NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Lake Superior
Jan 24, 2010

Had a great stay at the Jolly Carlton!

Hotel was wonderful. It was clean, staff were helpful and friendly. I really enjoyed the location and being next to the Flower Market was fantastic!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Was this review helpful to you?
Thank you for your feedback!
Review of NH Carlton Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
SC
Dec 27, 2009

Couldn't have asked for more

This was my 5th trip to Amsterdam and this was by far the best hotel experience I've had in the city.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Was this review helpful to you?
Thank you for your feedback!
Back to menu Return to top