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Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

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Hayle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2014

We (2 Adults and 2 Toddlers ages 2 + 1) stayed at the Lloyd hotel in room 607 which is one of the 5 Star suites, this room has a bath in the middle of the room, which the toddlers loved! and a swing which we had to take down to stop accidents.... The view of the clock tower in...

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Leuven
Reviewed 20 March 2014

This hotel tries to sell a minimum of comfort and atmosphere as a "design experience". I got a room on the 6th floor that felt like a prison cell: small, cold, no decoration, worn furniture, a tiny tv set from around 1979 (vintage, I assume), no curtains, cables and pipes, concrete floor, poor lightning, no minibar, no water cooker/coffee, no...

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TheLloydHotel, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Dear Pascal, Thank you for your review and taking the time to share your experience. We are happy to read that you thought the bed and the fast Wi-Fi network was top class. Communal tea and coffee facilities are available on the 6th floor. Guests are welcome to use the safes located on the ground floor. We regret not making...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 13 March 2014

The hotel room was very creative and interesting, and the building itself is historic as well. It lacks unique ambience in the public area though, and the water in the room did not go down so well. Considering that our shower is IN the room (no separation between the shower and the bedroom), the water from the shower in the...

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TheLloydHotel, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and taking the time to tell us about your stay. We understand the inconvenience that the drain of your shower might have caused. We greatly appreciate it if you could notify us in which room you stayed so we can resolve this immediately. Please contact us again if you would like to stay with us...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2014

This hotel has quite the history and quirkiness that we like about the Dutch! This hotel is nothing different. Me and my friend went here and went for a 2 star room. We got the one with the funky shower in the middle of the room....for a couple, great! For two friends, not so great. So we asked for another...

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TheLloydHotel, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Dear Anne, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your positive experience with us. It is great to hear that you have enjoyed your stay so much. We look very much forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards, The Lloyd Hotel Team

Salford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2014

I had a really lovely time staying at the Lloyd Hotel. It was really easy to find from the tram stop as you can see the hotel clearly from the stop both day and night. About a minute walk. We stayed on the 4th floor in one of the comfort double rooms. Quite a big room with open shower and...

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TheLloydHotel, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Dear Beth, Thank you very much for your review. It is really nice to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are also happy to know that our staff and the quality of our food were very much appreciated by you. We hope you will visit us again when you are in Amsterdam. Kind regards, The Lloyd Hotel...

Garstang, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2014

1st time in Amsterdam and me and my friend stayed here for 4 nights...WHAT A GREAT HOTEL!! staff friendly and helpful (they loved our Manchester accents!!), the rooms clean, had to share the bathroom/toilet faculties (this was for 1 star accommodation and we didn't have a problem waiting to use them), amazing building with it's own exhibition (within a stair...

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TheLloydHotel, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Dear Alex, Thank you very much for your enthusiastic review! It makes us very happy to read that you appreciated our ongoing exhibition and that the staff treated you so well. We hope to welcome you again in the future! Kind regards, The Lloyd Hotel Team

Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

Couldn't have asked for a better hotel to stay in for a weekend in Amsterdam! Amsterdam is another review in itself... Me and my partner came here with some friends and we didn't really know what to expect with mixed reviews, you have to be very open minded to enjoy this hotel, there is so mmuch history and culture to...

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TheLloydHotel, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We are very happy to read that you enjoyed the culture and history of the Lloyd Hotel, as well as our wonderful staff. We hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards, The Lloyd Hotel Team

Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Booked and 2* but upgraded to 3* room. I recommend 3* room because they are bigger and more practical. The shower was behind a large door and a bit too much design and little functionality. Hot water + coffee in the corridor, but a bit difficult to find.

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TheLloydHotel, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Please contact us directly if you would like to try one of our other bathroom designs in the future! Kind regards, The Lloyd Hotel Team

Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2014

The Lloyd hotel never disappoints, this was our 4th visit. A place full of character (and characters!) A little out of the way but not a long walk from Centraal. There is always the tram service which has a stop close to the hotel if your legs aren't up to the walk after a long day sightseeing. Restaurant choice a...

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TheLloydHotel, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Lloyd Hotel for the 4th time. It is very nice to read that you enjoy the hotel and the many wonderful characters. We are looking forward to your 5th visit! Kind regards, The Lloyd Hotel Team

Reviewed 27 February 2014

The decor is immaculate, the breakfast buffet is delicious, the rooms are interesting and quaint, but the best part is how helpful, friendly and attentive the staff are!! I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone staying in Amsterdam!

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TheLloydHotel, Manager at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the beautiful compliments and recommendation. We hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards, The Lloyd Hotel Team

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Staying in Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)

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Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)
A visit to Amsterdam’s Eastern Docklands presents the opportunity to marvel at its many modern architectural masterpieces like the Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam and the beguiling Python Bridge while taking in its scenic waterfront with its trendy assortment of cafés, restaurants, bars, and clubs. Here in this post-industrial (though in some parts still very much presently industrial) neighborhood, you’ll find a smart selection of cool galleries and shops as well as the kid-friendly Science Center NEMO and the National Maritime Museum.
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The Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy in Amsterdam is the first one-to-five star design hotel in the world. Created as a home for travellers of all stripes, we believe in sharing cultural luggage - yours and ours. Located in a transformed historic building with 117 rooms, the Lloyd Hotel is an icon of Dutch design. More than 50 designers and artists are involved in the hotel. Our Cultural Embassy presents ongoing exhibitions, talks and events every month, available to all guests. Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy is located 900 metres from Pakhuis de Zwijger. Bimhuis concert hall is a 15-minute walk away. Guests benefit from a terrace, an excellent restaurant and free WiFi. Coffee and tea making facilities are available to guests throughout the hotel. The Cultural Embassy of Lloyd Hotel is present throughout the building. Cultural events are hosted and mezzanine platforms are used for exhibitions, meetings and events. The Lloyd has a variety of meeting room facilities and a library for smaller groups. The restaurant focuses on carefully sourced local ingredients and serves a range of sandwiches, light meals and an extensive breakfast buffet. There is also a shop selling delicatessen-style foods and designer gifts. Guests who wish to explore Amsterdam by bicycle can rent one from reception. The Rietlandpark tram stop is 200 metres away and offers services to Amsterdam Central Station within 10 minutes. Anne Frank House and Dam are both within a 10-minute walk from the Station. Leidseplein and the Jordaan district can be reached by taking tram 10. Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ is 1.5 kilometres away. The Lloyd Hotel's neighbourhood is a great choice for travellers interested in city walks, architecture and cycling. ... more   less 

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Address: Oostelijke Handelskade 34, 1019 BN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)
Price Range: $90 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy 3*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Lloyd Hotel Amsterdam
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#66 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#89 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#108 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
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