$209 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Oct 2, 2014 Check-out: Oct 4, 2014

Okura Hotel Amsterdam

5 stars
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333, Amsterdam, 1072 LH
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.4
out of 5
12 reviews
Amazing beds

THE HIGHTLIGHTS FOR US: This is a fabulous hotel. It's in a quiet area, away from the centre of... See full review

  • H and Y
  • Aug 27, 2013
Good but not excellent

Would be better described as a four star hotel (if so I would have rated this more highly). Only... See full review

  • ALSTa
  • Jul 17, 2013
East meets West in gastronomic canal-side hotel
Inspired by Japanese minimalism and design, the Okura Hotel Amsterdam is a shiny modern 23 story tower with inspiring views of the city, and sits on its own private jetty on the Amstel canal. Aimed at tourists and business travelers alike, the Okura Hotel has four renowned restaurants (including the Ciel Bleu that boasts two Michelin stars), a health club with pool, business facilities, and superior service. Blending up-market facilities with modern but comfortable decor, this is an excellent base from which to explore fabulous Amsterdam.
3 Reasons To Stay:
  • Choice of Michelin starred Japanese or French restaurants
  • Chic Japanese styling and up to date technology
  • Located by Amstel canal south of city center
Okura Hotel Amsterdam Rooms
There are 300 guest rooms at the Okura Hotel Amsterdam. In addition to the highly acclaimed onsite restaurants and health club, the building houses a shopping gallery of chic boutiques and gift shops. The Okura Hotel has a smart yet comfortable design ethic, with subtle and neutral color schemes, Japanese influenced design, and classy furniture. This ambiance extends to the guestrooms. Choose from standard, superior, or deluxe rooms, or for more space, opt for the deluxe junior suite. The rooms come with wonderful city or canal views, and all are furnished with king, queen or twin beds (choices available), plasma screen televisions, desks with leather chairs and internet access (fees apply). Private bathrooms come with either walk in showers or tubs, and deluxe options even include LCD televisions. The deluxe suites also come with hi-tech controls for lighting, temperature, and curtains, and all of the rooms have twice-daily housekeeping plus a pillow menu. Ambient lighting and tasteful surroundings give this smart Amsterdam hotel a feel of quiet luxury and modern elegance.
Things To Do:
  • RAI Convention Center (1 mi/1.6 km) 
  • Amsterdam World Trade Center (1.7 mi/2.8 km)
  • Dam Square (2.2 mi/3.6 km)
Policies and Fees
  • Internet access (fees apply)

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

Hotel Map

52.3488 4.8915
Area served
Amsterdam.
Nearby airports
Schiphol - 9.9 km, Rotterdam Airport - 53.3 km.
Area description
This property is situated south of the inner city of Amsterdam.

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Okura Hotel Amsterdam Rooms

Deluxe Room
One king or two twin beds. 38 square meters. Bright decor and traditional furnishings. Two 32-inch plasma screen televisions and wireless Internet. Marble bathroom with tub and own 17-inch LCD television screen. In-room control unit for mood lighting, curtains, alarm clock and temperature. Sockets for Swiss, Dutch, French and English plugs, a free-standing desk with adjustable leather desk chair. Fixed high-speed Internet connection.
Deluxe Junior Suite
One king or two twin beds. 50 square meters. Bright decor and traditional furnishings. Flatscreen television. Wireless Internet. Marble bathroom with tub and own 17-inch LCD television screen. In-room control unit for mood lighting, curtains, alarm clock and temperature. Sockets for Swiss, Dutch, French and English plugs, a free-standing desk with adjustable leather desk chair. Fixed high-speed Internet connection.
Superior Room
28m2 or 301 sq. feet Tastefully designed room with a large double bed or two single beds. Bed type is on request. All rooms have beautiful views over the city of Amsterdam. Superior Rooms are well-appointed with Wi-Fi Internet, well-lighted writing desk, individual controlled air-conditioning, a media hub, coffee making facilities, a walk-in shower in the bathroom and an iron & board in the room.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Pauw: 0.4 mi
  • Sarphatipark: 0.4 mi
  • Albert Cuyp Marktet: 0.5 mi
  • Oud-Zuid: 0.5 mi
  • Beatrixpark: 0.6 mi
  • De Appel Art Centre: 0.6 mi
  • Heineken Experience: 0.6 mi
  • Museumplein: 0.7 mi
  • Concert Building: 0.7 mi
  • Beethovenstraat: 0.7 mi
  • Zuideramstel: 0.8 mi
  • Stedelijk Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Rijksmuseum: 0.8 mi
  • Diamond Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Coster Diamonds: 0.8 mi
  • Pauw: 0.4 mi
  • Sarphatipark: 0.4 mi
  • Albert Cuyp Marktet: 0.5 mi
  • Oud-Zuid: 0.5 mi
  • Beatrixpark: 0.6 mi
  • De Appel Art Centre: 0.6 mi
  • Heineken Experience: 0.6 mi
  • Museumplein: 0.7 mi
  • Concert Building: 0.7 mi
  • Beethovenstraat: 0.7 mi
  • Zuideramstel: 0.8 mi
  • Stedelijk Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Rijksmuseum: 0.8 mi
  • Diamond Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Coster Diamonds: 0.8 mi
  • House of Bols: 0.8 mi
  • Vondel Park and Overtoom: 0.9 mi
  • P.C. Hooftstraat: 0.9 mi
  • Paradiso: 1 mi
  • Museum Van Loon: 1 mi
  • Utrechtsestraat: 1 mi
  • Spiegelkwartier: 1 mi
  • Amsterdam Zuid Railway Station: 1 mi
  • Concerto : 1 mi
  • Foam Photography Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Royal Theatre Carré: 1.1 mi
  • Amsterdam Pipe Museum: 1.1 mi
  • World Trade Center: 1.1 mi
  • Walls Gallery: 1.1 mi
  • Stadsschouwburg of Amsterdam: 1.1 mi
  • Amsterdam Amstel Railway Station: 1.1 mi
  • Skinny Bridge: 1.1 mi
  • Leidse Square: 1.1 mi
  • Amstel Station: 1.1 mi
  • Vondelkerk: 1.1 mi
  • Museum of Bags and Purses: 1.2 mi
  • Cat Cabinet: 1.2 mi
  • Golden Bend: 1.2 mi
  • Ajax Experience: 1.2 mi
  • Keizersgracht: 1.2 mi
  • Jorrit Heinen: 1.2 mi
  • Melkweg: 1.2 mi
  • Collection d'Art Contemporary Art Gallery: 1.2 mi
  • Museum Willet-Holthuysen : 1.2 mi
  • Tuschinski Theater: 1.2 mi

Dining

Serre Restaurant
Serre Restaurant is Okura's latest culinary expansion. Let chef Marc van der Tang and his team surprise you with a selection of Ciel Bleu's signature dishes from the past years, presented in a new form. The menu contains classic as well as innovative dishes, making for a truly international culinary offering. The combination with the modern design makes you feel immediately at ease when entering Serre Restaurant. Serre Restaurant is opened daily from 10 am until 11 pm.
Ciel Bleu Restaurant
Led by Executive Chef & Manager Onno Kokmeijer and his right hand Chef the Cuisine Arjan Speelman, Ciel Bleu serves an international and innovative cuisine. Recognizable flavors are very important, presented in a innovative and creative style. The restaurant is open between 18:30 and 22:30 hrs. for dinner.
Yamazato Restaurant
This is an traditional Japanese restaurant which offers over 50 specialties, with 20 kinds of sushi and sashimi. The restaurant has a wonderful view of the Japanese garden, which enhances the experience of dining in style. It is open from 18:00 to 21:30 h .for dinner, from 12:00 to 14:00 h. for lunch and between 07:30 and 09:30 h. authentic Japanese breakfast can be ordered. Reserving is advised.
Sazanka Restaurant
This offers delightful fish- and meat dishes in open kitchen. Whilst Japan is comprised of 3000 islands, Sazanka is comprised of 11 unique 'cooking islands' which can seat seven to ten guests. The private areas are very suitable for business and/or festive meetings. It is open between 18:30 and 22:00 h. for diner, on request lunches for up to 10 guests can be arranged.

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 (12)

Ratings and reviews for Okura Hotel Amsterdam

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
4 out of 12
Amenities:
4.8
Room cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.8
Room comfort:
4.5
Location:
3.8
Value:
4.3
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Review of Okura Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Bar Simpson
London, England
May 29, 2012

Opulent Okura

Fantastic hotel. Can't fault service, amenities and attention to detail. Great view of the canal and the city from our room on the 8th floor. The rooms were amazing. True 5* quality with a contemporary finish. Restaurants were quite expensive however there are local restaurants and bars within walking distance. Taxi into Dam Square was €15, 10-15 ish minutes, or there is a tram stop within walking distance. You can also hire a boat just outside the hotel but they were fully booked for the next 2 days. The hotel has an outdoor seating area which leads onto the canal. Very convenient for relaxing whilst having breakfast or watching the boats go by. Wasn't keen on paying €15 to use the gym, this is unheard of for a 5* hotel!! Neither was I keen to pay to use the Internet. Not in this day and age. Would I return? Could be persuaded by free gym & internet & a 30% discount on a dining experience. Maybe that would help me overcome the distance to Dam Square.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There are alternative dining experiences a short walk from the hotel

Review of Okura Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Slater
Milan, Italy
Oct 17, 2011

Can we expect some more?

hotel amazing! the health club is gorgeous with an 18mt indoor pool. 2 michelin-starred restaurant inside and a 23rd floor bar.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Entertainment tip: In Hotel

go take a cocktail at 23rd cafe with gorgeous overlook the city

Review of Okura Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dutch Drew
USA
Oct 10, 2010

Okura review

very nice site, normally quite but having renovations taking place, very easy getting to/from city center by walking (25 minutes) or by tram

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Okura Hotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
germany
Aug 11, 2010

A really superb hotel.

Pleasant experience with friendly staff and great ambience.

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