Located in one of Amsterdam's most stylish streets, the 'Apollolaan', the Hotel Apollofirst is the perfect place for the business and leisure traveller who wishes to indulge in the area?s cultural offerings. With its classical yet intimate design, the Hotel Apollofirst breathes the traditional and friendly atmosphere of a family hotel. This makes the hotel seem right at home in the 'Apollokwartier', one of Amsterdam's most cultural areas. Situated at the edge of the city centre, the hotel combines its quiet location with a close proximity to such interesting sites as the famous 'Vondelpark' and the 'Museumplein', the site of several famous museums. As the hotel is close to two important shopping streets, the 'Van Baerlestraat' and the 'Beethovenstraat', there will be plenty of opportunities for the hotel guest to find a good place to shop, drink, and eat. This makes the hotel's location excellent for those who are interested in many museums, art galleries, exclusive shops, restaurants, and the 'Concertgebouw', Amsterdam's famous concert hall.
The business traveller, too, will be pleased with the Apollofirst Hotel's close proximity to the World Trade Center Amsterdam, the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, and its excellent connection to Schiphol Amsterdam Airport. The hotel also boasts the enchanting 'Spiegelzaal', the unique atmosphere of this room is perfectly suited for receptions, dinners, and conferences. It has room for up to 30 persons, and the use of such equipment as flip-overs, beamers, and projection screens is available if needed. Also, on request, a catering service can be provided for conferences. In addition, the hotel?s facilities include 24-hour front desk service, a mail- and dry-clean service, a wireless Internet connection, fax- and copy facilities, a souvenir shop, a private safe, and daily newspapers.
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Located in the 'Apollokwartier', at the edge of the city centre, Hotel Apollofirst is situated within walking distance from the 'Van Baerlestraat', the 'Beethovenstraat'. In these streets you can find the fashion shops of famous designers, specialty stores and restaurants, but also convenient small shops such as a supermarket, a pharmacist, and a dry-cleaner's. The famous 'Museumplein' gives the tourist the opportunity to enjoy many hours in renowned museums such as the 'Stedelijk Museum', the 'Rijksmuseum', and the 'Van Gogh Museum'. For the business traveller, the Hotel Apollofirst can be reached from Schiphol Amsterdam Airport within 20 minutes, and is conveniently close to the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre and the World Trade Center Amsterdam.
Food and Drinks
Breakfast is being served daily form 07:00 until 10:30 h. In the hotel you will have the opportunity to enjoy a drink or a snack, either in the stylish hotel bar, or in the garden terrace in the summer; 24-hour room service is also available. For a more extensive meal there are numerous opportunities to dine in one of the many restaurants and bistros in the nearby 'Beethovenstraat' and the 'Van Baerlestraat'. In the latter, for example, you may find the 'Culinary 7', a group of seven renowned restaurants guided by the culinary expertise of one of Amsterdam's most creative chefs.
Number of rooms
Guests can make free use of wireless internet at the hotel.
The accommodation of children up to 12 years is free of charge. A cot can be placed on request for free in the room. A third bed can be provided at the cost of €45.
The Apollofirst - Hampshire Classic offers a free wireless Internet connection with normal speed. For a high speed connection the cost is €9,50 per day, payable at the front desk.
Public car park
There are public parking facilities in the immediate area.
The hotel does not have a private car park.
The entire hotel is non-smoking.
24-hour reception, Bar, Bike rental, Breakfast, Car hire, Currency exchange, Dry Cleaners, Fax/Copy machine, Garden, Laundry, Lift, Lounge, Luggage storage, Meeting/Function Room, Outdoor Terrace, Packed Lunch, Room service, Shoe polish machine/ Shoe polish set, Shops, Ticket service, Free WiFi. On request:
Function room, Groups, Ironing service.
All reviews are completed by our guests after their stay at the hotel Hotel Apollofirst Amsterdam.
August 1, 2015
Unexpected close to city, simply a great palce to stay
Very nice hotel, great service...far above Dutch average -) Not far from Museum- and Leidseplein. The hotel rents bikes which are the best the best way to explore Amsterdam.
Service and convenience
Excellent service from Hotel staff..... had my purse stolen en route to hotel.. and they were extremely helpful in cancelling cards etc. All staff encountered throughout stay were very polite, too. information.. whatever
A draughty window and curtains that hid the radiator (it was January)
*my tipDal Barone (Italian) just round the corner.. very good and reasonably priced.... All the museums... Contemporary Art museum, in particular.. Anne Frank House, Van Loon House... Rijksmuseum and Hermitage rather disappointing.. but Rijksmuseum has great cafe and shop. You can walk to all of these places from the hotel. And access the hotel from the Amsterdam Zuid station and the no. 5 tram.... quick and cheap from Schipol.
live at the apollo first the shortest way for the moon
nice place quiet area comfortable nice garden cosy
VERY NICE VERY COSY
Everything was ok.Very nice Hotel nice room and friendly personal.I will back in this hotel again
a very good simple hotel - but not 4 star level
clean, nice and comfortable - beds were excellent.
not four star standard: no minibar, internet should have been included in the price. Too pricey for what it is (a very good 3 star hotel)
Fine hotel, but not for businesspeople
Beautifull Hotel with nice patio to have your breakfast in.
Not a minus point, but a disgrace for such a hotel. They advertise with free 'Wifi', but the wifi connection is trimmed so that you can not even download your e-mail properly. When asked the hotel desk offers you a connection for €12,50. Please don't advertise with a bogus connection that is not even a connection.
Hotel needs upgrade and better maintenance.
Modern bathroom, some very helpful staff
Night staff double or triple up as front dest, bar, and maintenance staff - all inadequate. Internet service is terrible, and woefully inadequate lighting in room. Limited restaurant service. Tiny elevator. No porter service.
*my tipDo not stay here unless u have limited service requirements.