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Banks Mansion

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$296*
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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 30 May 2015

I'd call this a a charming 3.5 star boutique hotel in a great location...with 4.5 star prices. The decor is both creative and comfortable. Housekeeping was excellent. The staff couldn't be nicer or more helpful, especially Wendy and Kim. Breakfast is the only meal served, but very, very good and includes made to order crepes as well as omelets and...

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Esther B, General Manager at Banks Mansion, responded to this review

Dear MBQ, Greetings from Sunny Amsterdam. Thank you very much for taking the time to wright this review. I will pass on you lovely words to Wendy and Kim. This will motivate them and the rest of the staff to keep up with the good work. I totally agree that our breakfast is very good. At the breakfast we have...

Madison
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Just back from a week at this perfectly delightful hotel! We absolutely will stay here again. The photos do not capture it's charm and cozy ambience. Housekeeping seemed to have an almost innate sense of what we needed. Even the breakfast crew remembered how we liked our eggs. The staff were constantly focused and running things with quiet efficiency --...

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Esther B, General Manager at Banks Mansion, responded to this review

Dear Duboismadison, First of all I would really like to thank you for this amazing five-star review. Your sweet and sincere compliments makes all of very happy. And it is such a big compliment that you swell the chorus of happy guests. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed the beautiful and central location of Banks Mansion and...

Long Beach
Reviewed 28 May 2015

My husband and I spent 4 nights at Banks in May and we had a perfect stay. The hotel was recommended by our travel agent and even though the 329e was a bit high for us, it was worth every penny and more! We had a small but lovely appointed canal view room. The staff was especially helpful. We arrived...

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Esther B, General Manager at Banks Mansion, responded to this review

Dear Jilwilso, Thank you so much for taking time to write this lovely 5-star review about Banks Mansion. We loved having you and your husband as are valued guests. It is nice to read that you have enjoyed the full-service concept at the fullest. I will mention your lovely words to our staff since they do their outmost best to...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 May 2015

If you're looking for five-star experience in downtown Amsterdam and are willing to open up your wallet for it, look no further than the Banks Mansion. My girlfriend and I stayed here as a splurge/treat on our last night in Amsterdam, and everything was amazing, completely worth it. We checked in early and received a complimentary upgrade to the suite...

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Esther B, General Manager at Banks Mansion, responded to this review

Dear Jilwilso, Greeting from sunny Amsterdam! Thank you so much for taking time to write this lovely 5-star review about Banks Mansion. We are very happy that you have enjoyed the upgrade to our Suite Canal View. It is nice to read that you and your friend made use of all the benefits of our Full-service concept such as the...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Staff from the front desk to the housekeeping management, to the service staff and happy chef who helped me with my coffee were fabulous! It is so nice to see that employees who enjoy their positions and who take pride in a job well done. The wine and cheese hour was a hit. Our rest was so welcomed we slept...

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Esther B, General Manager at Banks Mansion, responded to this review

Dear Cdfischer, Greeting from sunny Amsterdam! Thank you so much for taking time to write this lovely review about Banks Mansion and its staff. It is always nice to read that guests enjoy our happy staff. We always try to bring hospitality to the highest level, because we love to make our guests as happy as possible and make them...

Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Might look more expensive on paper than other hotels, but what you get for the money is well worth it, great location, very nice rooms, The Bar and very frendly and helpful staff. Overall I have recommended this hotel to pretty much everyone who is thinking about Amsterdam and will hopefully return

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Esther B, General Manager at Banks Mansion, responded to this review

Dear Jordan A, Thank you for your time to write this wonderful review about Banks Mansion. We really enjoyed having you as our valued guests and we love to read that you have enjoyed all the benefits of our full-service concept such as the bar. I will pass on your complement to our staff. This will motivate us to keep...

Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel for a business trip to Amsterdam cause it looked nice.. It exceeded my expectations by far. It's not a hotel I would normally book for a personal trip as it's a but pricey for my taste, but this one definitely worth it!!! I'm definitely staying there again whenever I visit Amsterdam whether I'm paying our not.....

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Esther B, General Manager at Banks Mansion, responded to this review

Dear Esther Z, Greeting from Amsterdam! Thank you so much for taking time to write this lovely 5-star review. It is always nice to read that we have exceeded the expectations of our guests. We always try to bring hospitality to the highest level, because we love to make our guests as happy as possible and make them feel home...

Bishops Cleeve, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Went as two couples to Amsterdam to enjoy the sights of the city over a long weekend. Hotel was ideally located to be able to stroll to all the things we wanted to visit. All the staff were extremely helpful and couldn't have made our stay any better. The bar was a nice feature being free as was the cheese...

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Esther B, General Manager at Banks Mansion, responded to this review

Dear NikP61, Thank you very much for your five star review. It is such a fantastic pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your long weekend break with your friends at Banks Mansion. We totally agree with you on the fact that the full service concept, the cheese and wine buffet and the international breakfast are fantastic features that will make...

tucson, arizona usa
Reviewed 24 May 2015

location is excellent, as mentioned rooms are small [we had a canal jr. suite] but the service is 'over the top', the breakfast is outstanding [eggs prepared to your request] and the open bar policy[all drinks, beer, wine] are included, as is wifi , in the price... makes this a wonderful place to stay in Amsterdam... cab fare to airport...

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Esther B, General Manager at Banks Mansion, responded to this review

Dear Minnesota11, Thank you so much for the fantastic compliments about our beautiful and central location at the famous canals of Amsterdam. It is such a great pleasure to hear that you experienced our service as the best you can get. We love to give all of our guests a memorable, authentic and carefree stay at Banks Mansion and we...

Ambler, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

This hotel was a pleasant surprise. Staff is very professional and caring. Hotel well maintained. Rooms quite small about 130 sq ft but nice balcony over street and well laid out. They have a nice practice of open bar for soft drinks or coffee or beer/cocktails if you wish late afternoon, and small sweets throughout the day. Breakfast including custom...

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Esther B, General Manager at Banks Mansion, responded to this review

Dear CLF422, Your fantastic review is such a lovely surprise as well! I would really like to thank you for you compliments. It is fantastic to hear that you experienced the Banks Mansion staff as very professional and caring. I have to say that taking care of you and all of our other guests is what we love the most....

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Exceptional Hospitality Founded on the concept of personalization our goal is to ensure that everything about your stay suits you. The intimacy of the hotel allows for greater personal attention, incredible service and an eye for detail by our staff. As a guest of Banks Mansion, at any given moment you are entitled to enjoy all of the beverages and appetizers offered to you in "The Living" along with complimentary breakfast, complimentary private in-room bar, complimentary in-house movies, complimentary Internet-access in our business corner and 24/7 free premium WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banks Mansion

Address: Herengracht 519-525, 1017 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) , Rembrandtplein
Price Range: $328 - $736 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Banks Mansion 4*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Banks Mansion Hotel Amsterdam
Banks Mansion Amsterdam
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#9 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#16 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#16 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
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