Amsterdam Tropen Hotel
What We Love
- A lovely hotel in one of Amsterdam's greener neighborhoods, with breakfast and a welcome drinkStaying in a unique location, right next to the green oasis of Oosterpark
- Savoring your daily breakfast and being greeted with a welcome drink on arrival
- Vising the neighboring Royal Tropical Institute and dining in the brand-new Grand Cafe De Tropen
- Meandering along the city's many waterways and discovering boutique shops and charming cafés
What To Know
- The hotel is about 15-minutes by tram from central Amsterdam; there are multiple tram stops nearby
- WiFi is spotty, but you can pay to upgrade your access if you really need service
- Just a couple of blocks away is a street market with fresh produce, clothes and trinkets
- Guestrooms don't have air conditioning
Amsterdam’s beauty has remained apparent for centuries, thanks, in part, to the city’s unique aesthetic – it’s a lacework of calming canals lined by dignified 17th-century houses. Add to this the ever-growing population of chic coffee shops, stylish boutiques, antique emporiums, fascinating museums and the generous peppering of artist studios and world-class galleries, and you have a city that’s as inviting as it is enchanting.
Amsterdam Tropen Hotel is your home away from home, occupying a beautiful location, right beside Oosterpark. You can stroll through this calming expanse of green, or hop on a metro for a 10-minute ride into the city center. The hotel itself is cool and contemporary in style, with a brasserie and a bar on site, and the contemporary guestrooms boast all the modern amenities. After a day of strolling the canals – or renting a bike and cruising like a local – this is the perfect spot to unwind, recharge and plan your next day in this ultra-cool city.
The Standard rooms at Amsterdam Tropen Hotel are tastefully furnished and designed with sustainability in mind. Hardwood floors are paired with a soothing palette of cream and beige, making for a relaxing ambience. You’ll also enjoy lovely views of the city from the large picture windows.
The brasserie and bar is open for breakfast and also offers a small menu of international dishes, incorporating local and organic produce as much as possible. Meanwhile, the newly opened Grand Cafe De Tropen is uniquely set in the Royal Tropical Institute and is open seven days a week, with a sunny terrace that provides an al-fresco option over the summer months, complete with views across Oosterpark.
Amsterdam Tropen Hotel is located next to Oosterpark in the Dapperbuurt district. Amsterdam itself is a city of canals that effortlessly mixes its heritage with an infectious, contemporary buzz. Attractive rows of 17th-century houses are dotted with hip coffee shops and design-savvy boutiques, as well as antique emporiums, artist studios and fascinating museums.
How to Get There
I stayed here in August with my girlfriend, it’s in a good location with public transport nearby and next to a lovely park and near a good street market. The hotel was clean and the staff were friendly. Although the cleaner knocked on our door 4 times the morning we were leaving even though checkout was not until 12. But other than that we enjoyed our stay.
Very basic hotel - which is not cared for by staff.
When we arrived at the hotel, within 10 minutes we requested a room change. This was due to the amount of dust left around the room by the cleaners. It was a ridiculous amount. Staff told us that it would be impossible to move us rooms as they were booked out for that night. We looked online to see that this was a lie and they had rooms available for that night.
The next day we were moved - the room was still very dusty but we did not mention as it appeared to be a common theme at this hotel.
The staff overall were very nice and ended up being helpful in our change of room.
The hotel is a 15 minute tram journey into the centre and is next to a very nice park.
Stayed for a week in room on 9th floor overlooking the park. As others have said - good staff service, beds made for us each morning, room needs were replenished every day, view over the park.
Hotel has its own car park and is next door to the Tropenmuseum - where we attended the Cool Japan exhibition - with good transport links to Amsterdam centre etc.
Didn't eat at the hotel so cannot comment on the breakfasts.
Overall good stay but maybe the hotel could do with a facelift. Wood and paintwork looking rather shabby and dated in paces. Also some minor general maintenance issues need to be addressed.
May stay here again when next in Amsterdam.