Located on Amsterdam’s historical Canal Belt, The Albus is a 4 star boutique hotel on the forefront of hotel design and within walking distance of many of the hotspots in Amsterdam including the flower markets, Kalverstraat and Rijksmuseum. The hotel’s central location, friendly staff and great food makes it an excellent choice for a city break in Amsterdam.
The Albus hotel has 74 deluxe rooms with private bathrooms. The rooms are fitted with designer furniture by Maureen Mak van Waay, lighting and materials in all the rooms are by many different designers such as Coloci, Eileen Gray, Marc Sadler, More Design, Enzo Catellani, Andreas Lund, Flemming Hojfeld and Per Weiss.
The modern suites are equipped with a 32” inch flat-screen HDTV and a state of the art “Sensiq” entertainment system. Other comforts include a Nespresso coffee machine, bath robes and premium hotel bedding on exclusive mattresses that are filled with a combination of rubber and foam for a comfortable night’s sleep. Rooms are fitted with safes for valuables (they are big enough for your laptop). You can choose whether you want a room with a bath and/or a high pressure rain shower. All guests can take advantage of the dry cleaning services, room service, free Wi-Fi, 24 hour staffed reception, breakfast buffet, childcare services and much more. The rooms are not fitted with air conditioning and have a 100% no – smoking policy.
With the hotel so conveniently located in the heart of historical Amsterdam, finding what you’re looking for will be no hard task. Within walking distance you can experience Amsterdam’s art and culture with the Rijksmuseum (10 minutes), Hermitage Amsterdam (9 minutes), Rembrandt House (10 minutes). Or perhaps you are looking for some retail therapy, in that case the famous Nine Streets is only 9 minutes away, Kalverstraat is 3 minutes’ walk, or the Bijenkorf Shopping centre is only 12 minutes from the hotel. Looking for some entertainment? Try the Muziek Theater (8 minutes), The Melkweg (12 minutes), Royal Theater Carré (13 minutes) and many more.
The stylish in house restaurant ‘Senses’ offers delicious food art made with organic and ingredients from sustainable sources. The outdoor patio allows patrons to enjoy the warm Amsterdam nights while you dine. Senses is open from 12.00 to 17.00 for lunch and 18.00 to 22.30 for dinner.
What we liked:
+ great central location
+ designer rooms
+ comfortable beds
+ friendly staff
What we disliked:
– no airconditioning in the rooms
For more information and reservations visit www.albushotel.com
1017 HE Amsterdam
Thanks to Snaptraveller for letting us explore the Albus Hotel