The Albus Hotel Amsterdam center with kids: our review!
On a weekday in the summer vacation, we took another city trip to Amsterdam. We have visited the city several times now with a city break and each time we discover new fun activities. Therefore, our blog Amsterdam with kids continues to grow and by now we have already discovered dozens of fun activities to do in our country’s capital. During our last city break, we slept right in the center of the city at The Albus Hotel Amsterdam. As a result of this overnight stay, we are writing this comprehensive review of the hotel.
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After spending a day in the city of Amsterdam doing fun things with our daughter, we drive toward the hotel by late afternoon. We park the car in the Prince and Emperor parking garage, with which the hotel has a partnership and we get a decent discount on the parking rate for a 24-hour card. From this parking lot we walk to the hotel in a few minutes.
The location of the hotel could hardly be more central! The hotel is less than a three-minute walk from Rembrandtplein and within ten minutes you are in the middle of Dam Square. As we walk into the hotel lobby, we immediately notice the luxurious look of the hotel. We are welcomed by the receptionist with a glass of Cava and a water ice cream for Sophie. Now that’s what we call an entry!
Because we booked directly with the hotel, we also got a late check out. We don’t have to leave the room until 2 p.m. the next day. So we have the whole morning the next day to explore Amsterdam before we have to check out.
We booked the Spacious City Suite at the hotel. They have several rooms at the hotel that you can book, including family rooms and suites for families of four. We also have a quadruple room and the first thing we noticed about the room was the space. In fact, the room is 36m2 in size.
In addition, what struck us about the room was the bottle of Cava on ice and the beer tender on the room’s desk. That’s another nice entry into the room! Of course, we had a lovely drink in the evening when our daughter was asleep. There was also a kids surprise package for Sophie, with some coloring and candy in it. Still, always nice to be thought of here. The room itself is otherwise modern and luxuriously furnished.
In the room there was a kind of kink and in one part of the room there was a large double bed for us and in the other part there was a sofa bed, where Sophie slept. In addition, the room also has a desk, where Sophie spent some time coloring. We had a view from the room of some kind of courtyard.
We also had a bathroom with a shower, toilet and sink, and of course there was a good working WIFI connection in the room! Also hanging on the wall was a flat-screen TV with several foreign TV channels.
Food and drink in hotel
The hotel is known for its fantastic restaurant, which has regularly won awards. You can visit the restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the food here is of a very high quality. You can choose a menu here with several courses. We did not take advantage of this, but if you and your family love a sumptuous meal, this restaurant is definitely the place to be!
However, we did take advantage of the hotel’s breakfast buffet. This was very extensive and very fresh. Different sandwiches, spreads, sweets, eggs, yogurt with cereal, juices, fruits and then we forget a lot of things. There was also a cook in the kitchen who could fry fresh eggs. In this regard, nothing was lacking and we left the hotel with a well-filled belly.
We really enjoyed our stay at The Albus Hotel Amsterdam. Located right in the center of Amsterdam, the hotel has spacious, luxurious rooms. We really liked the hospitality of the staff and the fact that Sophie was allowed to get unlimited ice creams at the reception made it the best hotel she had ever slept in. In the morning, the hotel serves an extensive and delicious breakfast, giving you a great start to your day. For more information on rooms and room rates, take a look here.
This blog was created through a collaboration with the hotel in question.