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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Stayed here over Valentines weekend, February 2014. A really nice hotel, ideally located on the Herengracht Canal which is very central and great for getting to everything. Good suggestion of dinner from the concierge whose name escapes me. Rooms and service were very satisfactory. Would stay here again, no doubt.

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

Dear jrcp88, It was such a pleasure to welcome you for your Valentines weekend. It is an honor to hear that you choose Banks Mansion for your romantic weekend break. Thank you very much for the compliments about our great and central location, the rooms and service. It was fantastic to have you as our guests. If you would like...

Northern Ireland
Reviewed 18 March 2015

My wife and I have just returned from a 4 night stay at the Banks Mansion hotel in Amsterdam. From the minute we walked in the door to the time we left we were treated to five star service. The hotel is located within walking distance of all the major attractions of Amsterdam, It is literally 2 minutes walk from...

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

Dear Mourneview, Wow, wow wow! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this detailed amazing five-starr review. I am so overwhelmed by this fantastic words and all these compliments. You made my day! It is a great pleasure to hear that you and your wife choose Banks Mansion for your 6 night stay in Amsterdam and that...

Riverview, Florida
Reviewed 16 March 2015

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 6 day stay at the Banks Mansion. The location is excellent with subway and tram stops a short walk away. Our canal view room was beautiful and the bed was super comfortable. Their all-inclusive concept was a terrific value - the breakfast each morning was delicious, and the afternoon wine and cheese spread...

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

Dear Karen L, Thank you very much for this glowing review! It is making us blush. We are proud that the full service concept we had in mind was what you and your husband experienced as a terrific value and that you enjoyed it to the fullest. It is amazing to hear that Banks Mansion would be your first choise...

scotland
Reviewed 14 March 2015

Stayed on 4 day city break from Scotland. Booked because of Tripadvisor reviews and surpassed those expectations. Emailed reception in advance re tickets for attractions and bookings for restaurants: prompt helpful and welcoming service. On arrival efficient and friendly introduction to hotel and its services including the "Living Room" area where complimentary drinks served throughout the day with cheese board...

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

Dear Lawmanglasgow, Thank you so much for all the fantastic compliments! This makes me really happy. It is an honor to hear that you choose Banks Mansion for your city break from Scotland. Futhermore it is such a pleasure to receive your compliments about the staff. I will pass them on. This gives us the drive to keep continuing the...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2015

great hotel, location very good, service and staff second to none, full service concept is really really nice with free everything in the living area and also from the minibar, breakfast is excellent and particularly the lady live cooking omelettes, fried eggs, etc really good service. would highly recommend this hotel, so why not excellent well its a very small...

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

Dear Rigb01, Thank you so much for this review with so many compliments! We are really happy to hear that you and you enjoyed the full service concept and the live cooking breakfast. It is such a pleasure to receive your compliments about the staff. I will pass them on. This gives us the drive to keep continuing the good...

Philomath, Oregon
Reviewed 12 March 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Banks Mansion for our honeymoon and could not have been more impressed. Beginning with the warm welcome at the front desk (Hannah was especially friendly and helpful) right up until we were assisted to our cab at check out, there is lt a thing we wanted for during out stay. We had a...

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

Dear Aunteenie, First of all I would like to congratulate you again with your marriage. It is such an honor that you spend your honeymoon at Banks Mansion. How romantic that you stayed at the canal view room in the middle of the city centre of Amsterdam. Thank you very much for the beautiful compliments you make about the staff....

Spalding, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2015

We have recently returned from what was a fantastic stay at this hotel. From the minute we walked through the door we were made very welcome and then it just got better, our room was great and the lounge area with it's help yourself bar and snacks really put the icing on the cake. We will definitely be returning to...

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

Dear mick, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review! Also we are honored that you choose Banks Mansion for celebrating this special occasion! The reasons why you have booked the hotel (location, amenities and staff) are exactly what sets us apart of the other hotels in Amsterdam. Therefore is it a pleasure to read that we...

Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 March 2015

I stayed at the Banks Mansion last week with my daughter for only one night -- though we both felt very much "at home." The staff is truly one of the friendliest I've encountered, and truly seem to care about you! The living room (aka lobby) is warm and inviting, with complimentary drinks and snacks, a daily afternoon cheese table,...

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

Dear plakin44, Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review! In your review you name all the points we, as a hotel, are truly proud of. From the fab rooms, to all the amenities and from the front-office staff to the breakfast staff. I am proud of them all. I will make sure everybody will receive the...

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Good location , canal side , easy to walk to all major places of interest . Very helpful staff - good recommendations No charge for drinks and nibbles Easy to get to from train station very happy to recommend

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

Dear liddle45, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! We enjoyed having you as our guest and are very pleased to read that you would recommend us. If you ever feel like "coming home" to Amsterdam and Banks Mansion we are more than happy to welcome you. Please visit our website for the best available...

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Ian and I stayed here for 5 nights in Feb, from the moment we arrived till the moment we left, we felt special and nothing was a problem to any of hotel staff. Always a smile and a warm hello from all. Room was great, clean warm and comfortable, breakfast was amazing, so much too choose from. Would come back...

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

Dear Lesley R, Thank you for this glowing review! We truly enjoyed having you as our guest. If you ever feel like "returning back home" please book via our website. There you always find the best offers so you will not pay to much. With warm regards, Esther Boers General Manager

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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: RM979 - RM1,768 (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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“Some rooms have a canal view”
 of 5 bubbles vegastyrell, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for canalside”
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“All rooms are very quiet and rarely hear other guests. Some traffic noise but not loud or disturbing. Love the exec rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Reebi, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Canal room view all the way!”
 of 5 bubbles Mojocn, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It's nice to have a canal view. If you need a lot of room you might need to book the Executive canal view rather than the Deluxe.”
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