NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam

5 stars
Dam 9, Amsterdam, 1012 JS
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
98 reviews
A very convenient weekend location

We were in Amsterdam for pleasure and business reasons. The hotel met both needs and we found... See full review

  • Stagpennant
  • Jan 31, 2014
Luxury in the Heart of Amsterdam

An exceptional hotel in the most ideal location for a weekend trip. Within short walking distance... See full review

  • JDLP
  • Jun 28, 2013
History, luxury and style merge at this dynamic Dam Square masterpiece
Housed in a magnificent building dating to 1865, the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky is a deluxe business hotel situated on majestic Dam Square. Opposite the National Monument and the Royal Palace, the hotel is as much a part of the city's heritage as its wealth of cultural attractions. Guests enjoy a variety of elegant in-house dining and lounge options, along with modern in-room amenities, while the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky's dynamic central location puts many of Amsterdam's premium attractions within short walks or bicycle rides.
Highlights
  • Dam Square location puts guests in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Most extensive business services and facilities in the Netherlands
  • World-class dining options
  • Free Wi-Fi
Rooms

Each of the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky's 468 impeccably modern guest rooms, including suite and junior suites, comes furnished with either a queen bed or two twin beds. Guests on extended stays can opt for one of the 35 fully-equipped apartments. All rooms come with premium bedding, flat-screen HDTVs with satellite channels and On Demand entertainment and mini bars. Hypoallergenic bedding available on request.

Features

Guests can take in the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky's delightful breakfast buffets in the Summer Garden or Winter Garden. Excellent French-Continental cuisine is on the menu at Restaurant Reflet, whose exquisite Belle Epoque design reflects its 19th-century heritage. Shibli Boudouin offers exotic, sumptuous Middle Eastern dishes.


The Beatrix Lounge and The Golden Palm Bar provide the ideal setting for unwinding with cocktails. The NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky also boasts the distinction of housing the famed, 17th-century Wynand Fockink Distillery, producer of world-class gins and liqueurs available for tastings and purchase.


The NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky offers a complimentary fitness center and massage service. The hotel also provides bicycle rentals and complimentary Wi-Fi in all public areas.

Transportation
  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport shuttle service (fees apply)
  • Nearby tram stop (outside Dam Square)
  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (15 mi/24 km)
  • Amsterdam Central Station (1 mi/2 km)
Attractions
  • Royal Palace/Dam Square (outside the hotel)
  • Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis)  (1.5 mi/2.5 km)
  • Museum Amstelkring (.5 mi/less than 1 km)
  • Rijksmuseum (3 mi/4.5 km)
  • Van Gogh Museum (3 mi/5 km)
  • Heineken Experience (3 mi/4.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Flower Market (Bloemenmarkt) (1.5 mi/2 km)
Business
  • Largest conference hotel in the Netherlands, consisting of 22 flexible meeting and event spaces
  • 31,400 square feet of meeting and event space
  • Business center               
  • In-house audiovisual service
  • Secretarial services
Polices & Fees
  • A 5% city tax is added to the final charge

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

Hotel Map

52.3727 4.8942
Area served
Amsterdam.
Nearby airports
Schiphol - 11.4 km, Rotterdam Airport - 55.5 km.
Area description
The Anne Frank House, all major shopping streets, many restaurants, canal boat tours and several museums are within a 5 minutes walk of the hotel. The Vincent van Gogh museum, Vondelpark, the Heineken brewery and the Congress centre RAI are within 20 minutes by public transport. All tram connections, Amsterdam central station and all metro connections are within 10 minutes walking distance of the hotel.

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NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam Rooms

Standard Room
Room includes adaptor, air-conditioning, alarm clock radio, bathrobe, choice of pillows, coffee and tea machines, direct-dial telephone with voicemail, hairdryer, high-speed internet access, iron and ironing board, WiFi, bath tub, mini bar, rooms adapted for the disabled, safety deposit box, satelite TV, radio, smoke detector, toiletries kit, trouser press, voltage 220V and work desk.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access

Nearby points of interest

  • National Monument: 0 mi
  • De Bijenkorf: 0 mi
  • Dam Square: 0 mi
  • Gassan Dam Square: 0.1 mi
  • Condomerie Het Gulden Vlies: 0.1 mi
  • New Church: 0.1 mi
  • Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Royal Palace of Amsterdam: 0.1 mi
  • Ertoic Discount Centre: 0.1 mi
  • Red Light District: 0.2 mi
  • Magna Plaza: 0.2 mi
  • Berlage's Stock Exchange: 0.2 mi
  • Absolute Danny: 0.2 mi
  • Wonder Wood: 0.2 mi
  • Old Church: 0.2 mi
  • National Monument: 0 mi
  • De Bijenkorf: 0 mi
  • Dam Square: 0 mi
  • Gassan Dam Square: 0.1 mi
  • Condomerie Het Gulden Vlies: 0.1 mi
  • New Church: 0.1 mi
  • Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Royal Palace of Amsterdam: 0.1 mi
  • Ertoic Discount Centre: 0.1 mi
  • Red Light District: 0.2 mi
  • Magna Plaza: 0.2 mi
  • Berlage's Stock Exchange: 0.2 mi
  • Absolute Danny: 0.2 mi
  • Wonder Wood: 0.2 mi
  • Old Church: 0.2 mi
  • East India House: 0.2 mi
  • Hans Appenzeller: 0.2 mi
  • Appie Baantjer Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Recycled Bicycles: 0.2 mi
  • Amsterdams Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Single: 0.2 mi
  • Erotic Museum: 0.2 mi
  • PGC Hajenius: 0.2 mi
  • Kalverstraat: 0.2 mi
  • Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences: 0.2 mi
  • Shan He Hya Temple: 0.3 mi
  • Waag: 0.3 mi
  • Allard Pierson Museum: 0.3 mi
  • National Museum of Spectacles: 0.3 mi
  • Nieuwmarkt: 0.3 mi
  • Begijnhof: 0.3 mi
  • Zuiderkerk: 0.3 mi
  • Herengracht: 0.3 mi
  • English Reformed Church: 0.3 mi
  • Sex Museum: 0.3 mi
  • The House with the Waterfall: 0.3 mi
  • Begijnhof chapel: 0.3 mi
  • ArTicKs Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • The American Book Center: 0.3 mi
  • Maison de Bonneterie: 0.3 mi
  • Droog: 0.3 mi
  • Book Market: 0.3 mi
  • University of Amsterdam: 0.3 mi
  • Spui: 0.3 mi
  • Museum Het Rembrandthuis: 0.4 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
The NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky is the largest conference hotel in The Netherlands and Belgium offering an impressive assortment of facilities which can assure your meeting is a sucessful one. It comprises 22 multi-purpose, fully air-conditioned function rooms with can accommodate up to of 1500 people. It contains cloakrooms and registration desks, as well as a conference office with connections for faxes, telephones and computers. Light and sound are controlled from the audiovisual studio, advanced equipment. Our hotel is a unique location that will make your party, reception or event an unforgettable experience.

Dining

Grand Cafe Mathilde
You will find Grand Cafe Mathilde in the heart of our lively lobby. Grand Cafe Mathilde offers you a fantastic view on the bustling Dam square. Nice suggestions are a royal high tea, delicious coffee with home made pastries or 3 course seasonal dinner.
Restaurant Reflet
In the impressive, "Belle Epoque" style restaurant Reflet, you can enjoy the creative, culinairy menu of the chef, great service of the team including a choice of great wine list. Reflet has a very warm atmosphere offering 65 spaces. Of course the restaurant is accessible for disabled patrons. Any type of credit card is accepted as payment. The cuisine is traditional French with an international influence all based on the fresh and seasonal products available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
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 (98)

Ratings and reviews for NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam

Overall score

4.1 / 5
5.01.0
12 out of 98
Amenities:
3.8
Room cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4.6
Value:
3.6

75% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Stagpennant
Business
Hereford, UK
Jan 31, 2014

A very convenient weekend location

We were in Amsterdam for pleasure and business reasons. The hotel met both needs and we found everyone very helpful. The room was perhaps a little coolish but comfortable.

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

This hotel is both close to the central railway station, canal and bus tours, and many attractions.

Review of NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jennifer G.
Business
Brooklyn, NY
Nov 25, 2013

In heavy tourist area

This was a good value hotel with a lovely staff and extremely helpful concierge (they booked taxis for me, etc). It should be stated, though, that this is in the "Times Square" area of Amsterdam. For a more authentic experience, I'd recommend staying in a smaller boutique hotel in the Jordaan area. The price was hard to beat, though! If you like a large, corporate-feeling hotel in a busy area, this is a good choice.

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

Business

Shopping tip: Long walk from hotel

Shop "The Nines" - 9 square blocks of cute boutique stores! The prices aren't cheap, but the goods are gorgeous and unique.

Review of NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Wise and fair
Business
Washington, USA
Dec 18, 2012

love this hotel

It is a perfect location and service is very good. I love staying here.

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

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Just ax the street is an Albert Hein which is perfect to buy water and munchies, coffee (cappuccino and expresso) and fresh baked goods. The other stores are complete ripoffs. If you do not see it just ask hotel staff.

Review of NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Boat Biz
Business
Gurnee, Illinois
Nov 19, 2012

Great business & vacation site

I was in town for an exhibition at the RAI, and found the commute on tram from Dam easy. Location could not have been any better for enjoying this lovely city. At first, I thought there would be much noise on the side street upon which our room faced, but it proved to be very quiet with window closed. Only problem was having to buzz the front desk to obtain entry after about 11 o'clock. Was lucky to get a good deal or price would have been out of my reach.

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

Business

Review of NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kiowamike
Business
Denton, Texas
Oct 15, 2012

Beautiful hotel! Great location!

In town for business and pleasure. This was a beautiful hotel with a great staff and perfect location! Close to everything! Walked everywhere, no problems. Great price. Best deal ever!

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

CAU is right around the corner. Wonderful meal and great atmosphere. There's also an Irish Pub right next door to the hotel. Had beers on the sidewalk and people watched for hours!

Review of NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Guest NY
Business
NY
Sep 14, 2012

business trip

below average room service / does not exist not clean / rather old

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

Business

Review of NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
OzzieBusinessTraveller
Business
Sydney, Australia
Sep 13, 2012

Lucky Break

I had the opportunity to stay here on a great deal. For the price it was fantastic.

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

Business

Review of NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
often intercontinental
Business
Los Angeles, CA
Jan 4, 2011

Past its prime, needs significant work

This is not a 5-star hotel under any contemporary rating standard. Everything except the towels and staff needed to be upgraded, refreshed, modernized, and brought to international standards. In the US, I would compare this to staying at Howard Johnson with a friendly staff.

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

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Close to Central Station.

Review of NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
AxonMisfire
Business
Charlotte, NC
Aug 17, 2010

Great location, quiet, and comfortable

Great location, very nice rooms, and very (amazingly) quiet. They give you 30min free Internet (wireless) in the lobby or you can pay 18 Euros for 24 hours access in the room. Lots of pot smokers and general activity in Dam Square outside of the front of the hotel and the Red Light District is just a block or two from the back of the hotel. Lots of food and shopping nearby. Centraal train station is a 10 minute walk (take Damrak street).

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

Business

Review of NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Shop for Business
Business
nyc
Feb 23, 2010

Great Hotel

best location for shopping. Taste of the old amstwerdam

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

Business

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