Xo Hotels Blue Square - Amsterdam

ex. Best Western Plus Hotel Blue Square

Slotermeerlaan 80, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1064 HDshow map
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Overview

The welcoming Xo Hotels Blue Square is a 4-star property placed 7 km from Amsterdam RAI . Housed in a royal-style building, the hotel was remodeled in 2008. The hotel provides bicycles and cars for rent as well as parking, a vending machine and a newspaper stand for guests' convenience.

The venue is located in the western Geuzenveld-Slotermeer district of Amsterdam. The accommodation is settled 5 km from the center of Amsterdam.

A museum and a palace are also settled steps away from the hotel.

It is 20 minutes' walk from Amsterdam Sloterdijk train station. Amsterdam-Schiphol airport can be reached in just a 15-minute drive.

Rooms

It has non-smoking rooms with a laptop-compatible safe, a trouser press and hi-fi. Each room opens onto the sea. These rooms also feature double beds, single beds and twin beds in addition to hypo-allergenic pillows, a pillow-top mattress and foam pillows.

Eat & Drink

There is an extensive buffet breakfast served in the hotel. Guests can enjoy international dishes at the 24-hour restaurant. The lobby bar is ideal for a relaxing drink. The hotel lies just 150 meters from Toetanchamon and Ada Lunch & Restaurant.

Relax

Cots, a special menu and a play area are offered for guests with children. Activities include canoeing and cycling.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at EUR 1.50 per hour.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   175.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 1.50 per hour

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Breakfast room

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Paid porterage

Dining

  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Business centre

Children

  • Cots
  • Children's menu
  • Children's play area

Spa & Leisure

  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Pool view
  • Without window

Room features

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
ToetanchamonToetanchamon400 ftEuropaplein 67-69
Ada Lunch & RestaurantAda Lunch & Restaurant500 ftSlotermeeraan
Konak RestaurantKonak Restaurant2300 ftBurgemeester de Vlugtlaan 83 1063
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Station Amsterdam SloterdijkStation Amsterdam Sloterdijk1.0 mi
Van Gogh MuseumVan Gogh Museum2.9 mi
Royal Palace AmsterdamRoyal Palace Amsterdam3.0 mi
DeLaMar TheaterDeLaMar Theater2.7 mi
Metro De VlugtlaanMetro De Vlugtlaan3700 ft
Metro Jan van GalenstraatMetro Jan van Galenstraat4000 ft
Metro IsolatorwegMetro Isolatorweg1.7 mi
Metro HeemstedestraatMetro Heemstedestraat1.9 mi
Metro SneevlietwegMetro Sneevlietweg2.4 mi
P.C. HooftstraatP.C. Hooftstraat2.9 miP.C. Hoofstraat Amsterdam Rijnkanaalkade P.C. Hooftstraat tussen Vondelpark en Stadhouderskade Amsterdam Oud Zuid
Dam SquareDam Square3.1 miDam Square
Flower Market \/ BloemenmarktFlower Market \/ Bloemenmarkt3.2 miSingel Canal Between Koningsplein and Muntplein
Beurs van BerlageBeurs van Berlage3.2 miDamrak 213 Old Centre: New Side
Museum Van LoonMuseum Van Loon3.2 miKeizersgracht 672
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Getting around
Airports
Amsterdam-Schiphol (AMS)5.4 mi
Rotterdam Zestienhoven (RTM)33.4 mi
Train
Station Amsterdam Sloterdijk1.1 mi
Underground
Metro De Vlugtlaan4000 ft
Bus
Bus stop1000 ft
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Reviews
7.2
Very goodBased on  655  reviews

Rating by category:

9.0
Location
10.0
Rooms
10.0
Service
1.0
Dining
  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The hotel was spacious, clean and very comfortable; its staff was friendly and helpful with the tram/bus logistics of travel.

    Location of the hotel was inconvenient for tourists arriving in the Centraal train station. It was a 20 minute ride from the city center.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The staff were helpfull, the rooms easy to get too and the free internet.

    The walls were paper thin, my neighbours had on their television till 2.40 a.m!!

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Easy to get into the centre also to be out of the hectic, noisy city. on return. Peaceful canal walks with bird life and a good Turkish restuarant close by on the water

    Although travelling into the city centre was easy, it was too far out to return during the day, then go out again.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Very helpful staff, especially the gentleman in reception. Quite nice breakfast thus I think it should be part of the room price. Connections to city center practical and working very well, I do not understand the complaints people have made about it. Yes, it is 15 minutes but the tram takes you there directly. Taxi from airport to hotel nearly 40€. Hotels generally expensive in Amsterdam but still I think good value for the price.

    Breakfast not part of room price.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Well I stayed at this hotel on the 10th February for 3nights check in was quick which I found was an adavantage. The fact that this hotel had car park was also a plus for me although it charged 15 euros and I must stress that if you are going to use the car park at the hotel make sure you get a car parking ticket that lets you access the car park anytime within your stay so you can pay for the car park when you check out. The hotel is close to Dam sqaure by car and by local transport. Good value for money

    Unfortunately they are not any restaurants nearby to eat or get a quick snack. Also during my stay I requested a double room but the my room was just two single beds pushed together. On the whole the hotel is good value money but as it is rated as four stars I would personally rate the hotel as 3stars.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    The location of the Hotel is very quite and clean.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The egg looking mystery item for breakfast needs to be replaced with real scrambled eggs

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The Hotel in general is worth it!

    The staff at the reception desk are a bit chaotic.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    very accessible to city centre via 21 bus or 14 tram.

    needs gym facilities or pool. also breakfast had no beans!, rooms also too pricey, apart from that very good.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    the hotel was lovely inside, the staff were lovely and helpful. the rooms were clean, adequate, and well kept. the buffet style breakfast was well worth the money ,which was helpful on the day of departure as time is tight. trams and buses are only down the road and are very convenient and very regular.

    it was a bit of a spin in a taxi after midnight,as the hotel is a bit of a distance out of the city.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    friendly, safe neigbourbood.

    location is a little far but great links. after 12am is difficult as trams stop but bus comes one every half hour/ hour.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Hotel has nice room and reasonable breakfast. With a public transportation ticket that would be a good place to stay. Eventhough it is not located in a nice neigbourhood, the hotel has a taste.

    Location of the hotel is not nice.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Its easy to reach, 30 min by bus from the airport, 20 min by tram from the main train station. Clean room, good wifi, staff helpful. Would stay there again.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Even though the hotel was 25 minutes bus journey away from the city centre, we found the location was very convenient. There is bus 69 directly from airport to the hotel. The bus 21 is frequently run between the hotel and city centre. The tram 7 takes you to the Van Gogh museum directly. The last bus back to hotel is 9:53 from the centre.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Peacefull,quiet,not expensive and very comfortable

    Coffie/tea machine too small and uncomfortable to use

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Highlights
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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Hotels Recommended by Guests in Netherlands

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Amsterdam-Schiphol (AMS)5.4 mi
Rotterdam Zestienhoven (RTM)33.4 mi
Train
Station Amsterdam Sloterdijk1.1 mi
Underground
Metro De Vlugtlaan4000 ft
Bus
Bus stop1000 ft
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