Amsterdam, Netherlands

Banks Mansion

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Good location on Amsterdam's 'Golden Bend'
  • There's a self-service bar, & in-room decanters of whisky, gin & cognac
  • A cheese-tasting platter is served each evening in the lounge
  • Rooms come with free Wi-Fi, iPads to use & DVDs to borrow

"Much to commend" --


Map & Directions

From Amsterdam's central train station take tram 16 or 24 and get off at the fourth stop (Keizersgracht). Walk 50 metres back in the direction the tram came from and Banks Mansion is on the corner on your right. From Schiphol Airport you can take bus 197 to Leidseplein (around 30 minutes) and then the hotel is around a 12-minute walk away. A taxi from the airport will cost around £35.

Rooms & Rates

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Banks Mansion is on Amsterdam's Golden Bend, "about the most prestigious stretch of real estate in Amsterdam" (Lonely Planet). It's a few minutes' walk from Bloemenmarkt -- the world's only floating flower market, founded in 1862 -- and around a kilometre from Dam Square and the Royal Palace.

There is an Art-Deco style throughout its public areas and guestrooms, with marble floors, brown leather sofas and wooden furnishings. Each evening, the self-service bar in The Living lounge has a Dutch cheese trolley, as well as a selection of international snacks, charcuterie and desserts. And each morning, you can choose from a breakfast buffet or cooked-to-order dishes.

All rooms have a Nespresso machine, as well as decanters of whisky, gin and cognac -- there's also a pillow menu and free use of the DVD library and an iPad for the duration of your stay. They also have bathrobes and slippers in the black-and-white tiled bathrooms. Most rooms look out onto Vijzelstraat, which can sometimes be a little noisy, or you can upgrade to a Deluxe Canal View room, which have French balconies.

From the press:

  • "Much to commend above and beyond its all-inclusive approach" --



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Pillow menu
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 12pm

You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

Know Before You Go

  • Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out fee: EUR 12.50

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • Deposit: EUR 50 per night
  • A 5 percent city/local tax will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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