£78.75 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in 30 Jul 2014 Check-out 1 Aug 2014

Swissotel Amsterdam

4 stars
Damrak 96, Amsterdam, 1012 LP
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
124 reviews
Brilliant Hotel Couldn't have asked for more

From being greeting with the Red Carpet entrance to leaving the following day everything was... See full review

  • whiteleyspark
  • 16 Jul 2014
Amsterdam

Wonderful stay. The staff were the best I've experienced for a very long time. Only smiles and... See full review

  • Bright Days
  • 13 May 2014
Enjoy modern comforts in historic splendor in the heart of Amsterdam

An unbeatable location on Amsterdam's breathtaking Dam Square puts guests of the chic Swissotel within a short walk of the city's leading cultural attractions and prime shopping and dining venues. Inviting guest rooms boast contemporary design, sleek amenities (including Nespresso coffee machines) and relaxing signature bath essentials. The Swissotel's Restaurant Dam Plaza serves premium fare on par with front-row views of the square, while the in-house fitness center offers cutting-edge workout opportunities.

Highlights
  • Dam Square views 
  • Complimentary use of Nespresso coffee machine in room 
  • Close to premium Amsterdam destinations 
  • Restaurant Dam Plaza offers fine dining and bar with a scenic outdoor terrace 
Rooms

The Swissotel offers 110 rooms, including 15 suites, all boasting plush comforts and modern amenities along with chic, modern decor. The classic and premium rooms come with a king bed or two twin beds. Guests enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi access, TVs with On Demand entertainment, signature Nespresso coffee machines and Swiss Spa bath essentials.

The junior suites have stunning views of majestic Dam Square and offer expanded living areas. All standard amenities apply, plus flat-screen HDTVs, DVD and CD players, iPod docking stations, built-in mini bars and plush bathrobes.

Features

The Swissotel's dynamic Dam Square puts guests in the heart of Amsterdam's thriving artistic, cultural and commercial district. While the city's major destinations are within walking distance, guests are treated to world-class dining courtesy of the 24-hour Restaurant Dam Plaza, which serves international fare, plus wide-ranging cocktails at its full-service bar. The complimentary on-site Swissotel Fitness Center offers opportunities to unwind and recharge. The Swissotel also offers business center, Wi-Fi access in all public areas, 24-hour concierge, in-room massage, babysitting services and, this being bike-friendly Amsterdam, bicycle rentals.

Transportation
  • Nearby tram stop (in front of hotel)
  • Amsterdam Central Station (1 mi/1.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (14.5 mi/23.5 km)
Attractions
  • Royal Palace/Dam Square (outside hotel) 
  • Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis) 
  • Rembrandthuis (1 mi/2 km) 
  • Amsterdams Historisch Museum (Amsterdam Historical Museum) (1.5 mi/2.5 km) 
  • Amsterdam Flower Market (Bloemenmarkt) (1.5 mi/2 km) 
  • Rijksmuseum (3 mi/4.5 km) 
  • Van Gogh Museum (3 mi/4.5 km) 
Business
  • Business center with complimentary Internet access 
  • 2 intimate conference suites 
  • 43,000 square feet of additional conference space is available at nearby at De Beurs van Berlage 
  • Nearby De Industrieele Groote Club provides elegant meeting rooms in an historic setting
Polices & Fees
  • A 5% city tax is added to the final charge
  • Swissotel Amsterdam is a 100% non-smoking hotel

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

Swissotel Amsterdam Rooms

Classic Room
This room type offers one king size bed or twin beds. The bathroom features a bath, shower, toilet and a hairdryer. In-house movies on demand are directly linked to TV, and all rooms feature mini bar, a Nespresso coffee machine and an in-room safe. Two telephones with voice mail capability are provided and LAN and wireless connectivity are also available at a surcharge.
Premium Room
This room type offers one king size bed or twin beds and is tastefully decorated and well appointed for your comfort. The bathroom offers a bath, shower, toilet and a hairdryer. In-house movies on demand are directly linked to TV, and all rooms feature mini bar, a Nespresso coffee machine and an in-room safe. Two telephones with voice mail capability are provided and LAN and wireless connectivity are also available at a surcharge.
Junior Suite
This room type offers one king size bed and is prominently located on the front side of the hotel, overlooking colourful Dam Square. A highspeed wired LAN connection is offered free of charge. Wifi at a surcharge. These spacious rooms also provide a comfortable lounge area with sofa, foot stool and coffee table and feature a large bathroom with a hairdryer, separate shower and toilet. Junior suites also feature flat screen TV's, a DVD player, a separate CD music player and in-house movies on demand are directly linked to TV, and all rooms feature mini bar, a Nespresso coffee machine and an in-room safe, an iron and ironing board and a bathrobe and slippers are also provided. Three telephones,all featuring voice mail capability, are provided.

Amenities

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

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Hotel Map

52.3735 4.8935
Area served
Amsterdam.
Nearby airports
Schiphol - 11.5 km, Rotterdam Airport - 55.6 km.
Area description
20 kilometers from Schiphol Airport, 800 meteres from central train station, 55 kilometers from The Hague-home to the Dutch government and the Peace Palace, 5 kilometers from RAI exhibition center. In the heart of the financial district of Amsterdam short stroll to the exciting night life of Amsterdam most tourist attractions at walking distance from hotel Public transportation stops in front of hotel.

Nearby points of interest

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

Dining

Dam Plaza
The modern styled restaurant Dam Plaza is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. * After breakfast, the restaurant is open till midnight and offers a variety of sandwiches, soups, salads, fish and meat dishes, and pastas. * Besides a bite to eat, you can also relax while enjoying a cup of coffee or a nice glass of wine. * This year is the first year you may find terraces all year round in Amsterdam. In Summer enjoy a refreshing drink on our terrace, while in Winter time you may keep yourself warm with a hot chocolate while enjoying all the activities on Dam Square.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted 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 (124)

Ratings and reviews for Swissotel Amsterdam

Overall score

4.1 / 5
5.01.0
124 out of 124
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.7
Room comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.8
Value:
3.9

94% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Swissotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
whiteleyspark
UK
16 Jul 2014

Brilliant Hotel Couldn't have asked for more

From being greeting with the Red Carpet entrance to leaving the following day everything was marvellous. No faults at all. Staff were very friendly and bent over backwards to make you feel welcome and did everything to make our stay good. Upon checkout they stored our case until later in the day and even gave us a bottle of water each for our journey home. Only little things but you could tell that this hotel really cares about its customers. Have to say the Red Carpet outside the entrance is a really nice touch. Thank you.

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

The street that is at 1'0'clock as you walk out of the hotel across the road has lots of lovely dining to taste.

Review of Swissotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Gloucester couple
Gloucester England
15 Jun 2014

Midweek couples break

The hotel has a perfect location and the staff were very helpful and polite.the room was good but there is no views other than a brick wall from our room which meant very little natural light .this would not put me off using hotel again as location and staff were excellent.

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

There is a lot of restaurants and bakeries very close by so any food options at hotel are not necessary unless you choose too.

Review of Swissotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Frequent Flyer 44
Uk
28 May 2014

Central location but somewhat disappointing.

We spent 3 nights here, 2 couples in 2 rooms both at the back of the hotel. Rooms looked out over Burger King in a very busy street. There was significant noise from this street at all times, delivery lorries and people shouting in the wee small hours. The glazing did not mask this sufficiently and we all suffered from a lack of sleep. The rooms could do with a makeover, scuffed paintwork, dated marble tiling, poor over bath shower. Could not get Nespresso machine to produce a decent cup of coffee in either room. Staff at front desk were fine although forgot to ask us ( both couples) to sign an area of our registration form so they deactivated our room keys to bring us to the desk. We also felt they could have mentioned the daily room fee at check-in. No doubt it is in the small print somewhere but we were told of the charge on check-out. Not a major problem, but it may have been for some. We are regular travellers and have experienced many hotels. Overall, we were underwhelmed by this one.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Swissotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Bright Days
Rupert, Idaho
13 May 2014

Amsterdam

Wonderful stay. The staff were the best I've experienced for a very long time. Only smiles and helpfulness.

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

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Scot from Scotland
Scotland.
2 Mar 2014

When in Amsterdam stay nowhere else but here.

Staff 1st class,couldn't do enough for us. Very clean rooms and every night covers turned and a choclate on the pillow. A bottle of water each side of the bed every night also. Very good location,8 minute walk from Cenrtaal Station. Great value for money. Would recommend this hotel and the next time I go away for a city break would use this chain of hotels as I was very impressed with every aspect of our stay.

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Traveler01223
US
15 Dec 2013

Great Stay!

It was a great experience! It was a great experience!It was a great experience!It was a great experience!It was a great experience!It was a great experience!

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

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Laith
Business
Riyadh
1 Jul 2013

Excellent location

Rooms are clean, friendly staff, excellent location.

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

Business

Review of Swissotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
T Ravi
London
25 Jun 2013

Central location, comfortable and clean hotel

Great location near the centre and walking distance from the station. Can get a little noise at night, but the double window deals with that. Clean and comfortable and staff were really helpful.

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Lelo
Atlanta, GA
2 Jun 2013

Great Hotel

I was in amsterdam for only 2 days in vacation and The hotel was in the best location you could ask for, you could walk easily everywhere, in the center of Old Amsterdam where everything happen. I didn't care too much for the bathroom glass wall that the room have ,was to open and you could see everything from the room, no privacy when you are taking a shower, a bath, or brush your teeth. Also the sound proof of the windows in my room was not that good I could hear all the noise from the street bellow all night long, another problem that I found was the shower drainage was full of hair and the water didn't drain properly filling the floor of the shower.

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

Red light district and the Old Town.

Review of Swissotel Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mamama
Inverness, Scotland
15 Mar 2013

Good weekend break hotel

We were mwde very welcome at The Swissotel which is ideally placed for city centre amenities. It is only 10 minutes walk from the railway station. The staff were very helpful when we needed advice.

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