Blyss Hotel - Amsterdam  3 stars

Vondelstraat 74-78, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1054 GN  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Across tram station - Liked the bar - Great (but expensive) coffee - Worth the price
  • Quiet area - 10 min walk to shopping area - Rooms are spacious - Beds are comfortable
  • Great service - Very tiny bathroom - Beds are comfy - Parking is expensive
  • Good hotel - Close to the leidse plein - Rooms were clean - Staff was really friendly
  • Location near the museums - Breakfast wasn't the best - Free wi-fi - Recommend this hotel


Blyss is rated 3 stars and provides visitors with a tour desk, a safe deposit box and parking. The unique hotel was built in 1974 and refurbished in 2009.

The peaceful location makes theaters and museums easily reachable. Nestled in the museum district and 2km from the city center.

Within walking distance of Oud-West district with its boutiques, markets and bars.

This hotel is ideally located within a 5-minute walk of the Eerste Constantijn Huygensstraat tram stop. Fast access to Amsterdam-Schiphol airport within 10km is provided.


All 40 modern rooms at Blyss feature a writing desk, Wi-Fi, a minibar, a heating system and a fireplace. They offer family bathrooms with a shower and a hairdryer.


A buffet breakfast is served in the lovely dining room. At the friendly garden bar guests will enjoy a selection of coffee.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of EUR 10 per person per night. 


Blyss offers business facilities, such as an internet workstation, conference facilities and a photocopier and provides 24-hour security, dry cleaning and bicycle rental.


Guests will benefit from a cocktail lounge, a sun terrace and a casino.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   40.

City Center Amsterdam - 1.1 mi
Airports Amsterdam-Schiphol (AMS) - 6.0 mi, Rotterdam Zestienhoven (RTM) - 33.6 mi
Train Stations Amsterdam Central Station - 1.6 mi, Station Amsterdam Zuid-WTC - 1.6 mi
Underground stations Metro Weesperplein - 1.4 mi, Metro Wibautstraat - 1.7 mi
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants Trattoria Toto (cuisine: Italian) - 200 ft, Amnol Indian Restaurant (cuisine: Indian) - 200 ft
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  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour Security
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Business center
  • Internet corner
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Sun terrace
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Cribs available
  • Terrace
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable TV
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • CD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Hi-Fi



from  12 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Size: 165 sq. feet
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    Size: 220 sq. feet
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      Size: 220 sq. feet
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        Size: 165 sq. feet
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          Bed type: 4 Single beds
          Size: 270 sq. feet
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              Size: 110 sq. feet
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                Blyss LocationWhat's nearby

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                • Airports
                • Underground stations
                • Train stations
                • Parks
                • Tourist attractions
                • Museums
                • Convention centers
                • Stadiums
                • Food and meals
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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions
                • Weihnachtsmarkt Leidseplein
                  1400 ft
                • Melkweg
                  1700 ft
                • IDFA festival
                  1700 ft
                • Amsterdam Canal Cruises
                  2300 ft
                • Canal Company
                  2300 ft
                Popular areas
                • Holland Casino Amsterdam
                  1700 ft
                • Paradiso
                  1700 ft
                • Museum Square
                  2000 ft
                Places of interest
                • Leidseplein / Max Euwe Plein
                  1400 ft
                • Ultimate Party Pub Crawl
                  1700 ft
                • Leidse Square
                  1700 ft
                Monuments and Landmarks
                • Leiden Square (Leidseplein)
                  1700 ft
                • P.C. Hoofstraat
                  2000 ft
                • Vondelpark
                  700 ft
                • Nieuwe de la Mar Theater
                  1400 ft
                • 1400 ft
                • DeLaMar Theater
                  1400 ft
                • Boom Chicago
                  1700 ft
                • De Balie
                  1700 ft
                • opéra Concertgebouw
                  2300 ft

                Local Attractions

                • Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis)
                  5200 ft
                  Prinsengracht 267, Amsterdam
                • Museum of Bags and Purses (Tassenmuseum Hendrikje)
                  5000 ft
                  Herengracht 573, Amsterdam
                • H.H. Petrus en Pauluskerk (De Papegaai)
                  5100 ft
                  Kalverstraat 58, Amsterdam
                • The Jordaan
                  1.0 mi
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                • Electric Ladyland - the First Museum of Fluorescent Art
                  5200 ft
                  Tweede Leliedwarsstraat 5, Amsterdam

                Near the hotel

                • Van Gogh Museum
                  1700 ft
                  Paulus Potterstraat 7, Amsterdam
                • The Rijksmuseum (National Museum)
                  2100 ft
                  Museumstraat 1, Amsterdam
                • Fashion & Museum District
                  1500 ft
                  Van Baerlestraat 50, Amsterdam
                • The Stedelijk Museum
                  1600 ft
                  Museumplein 10, Amsterdam
                • Max Euwe Centrum
                  1800 ft
                  Max Euweplein 30a, Amsterdam
                • CoBrA Museum of Modern Art
                  1800 ft
                  Sandbergplein 1-3, Amsterdam
                • Diamant Museum Amsterdam
                  1900 ft
                  Paulus Potterstraat 8, Amsterdam

                Restaurants Nearby

                • Trattoria Toto

                  51% likes this, based on 57 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian

                  200 ft
                  1e Const. Huygensstraat 112

                  Phone: 020-6830028

                • Amnol Indian Restaurant

                  74% likes this, based on 24 reviews
                  Cuisine: Indian

                  200 ft
                  Eerste Constantijn Huygenstraat 115
                • Kartika

                  86% likes this, based on 212 reviews
                  Cuisine: Indonesian
                  Price Range: USD 28 - USD 35

                  500 ft
                  Overtoom 68

                  Phone: +31 (0) 20 6181879

                • Peper en Zout

                  82% likes this, based on 57 reviews
                  Cuisine: European, International

                  400 ft
                  Overtoom 109

                  Phone: 020 - 689 30 03

                • Dosa

                  Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani

                  500 ft
                  Overtoom 146

                  Phone: 020 616 48 38

                Blyss Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Blyss

                Average guest rating

                out of 10
                Based on 110 reviews

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                Individual guest reviews

                • Single

                  The location.

                  The bathroom shower was almost unusable; The bed was too small for my height (1,85m) and there are walls on both ends; Breakfast is poorly prepared.

                  • Average rating
                • Single

                  All in all, a good experience. Quiet, near the tram-stop, meets all basic needs. Perfect for travellers that do not intend on spending much of their time in the hotel room.

                  Single bed room was extremely small, and on the street level (which did not end up being a problem, although it did bother at first).

                  • Average rating
                • Group of friends

                  A reasonably priced comfortable clean room close to the city centre and main attractions. Easy to find. Staff were friendly and helpful.

                  The noise from the traffic outside was quite loud at night. No hot drinks making facilities in room. No plug for the sink.

                  • Average rating
                • Group of friends

                  friendly staff, clean, modern,

                  basic room facilities, no hotel info pack in room

                  • Average rating
                • Single

                  Sad, they could have spent more of the budget on the rooms instead of the lobby. Felt like a rip-off, attractive lobby and then really bad rooms. Water damage in the roof, cold and half finished work. There was no heating in my first room, and since they let me change and I had paid two days in advance, they figured that there was no need for refunding the second day when I cancelled my reservation. Definitely never coming back, and not recommending to anyone.

                  • Average rating
                • Couple

                  nice budget hotel, good, clean, comfortable Rooms

                  only downside was room didnt have tea & coffee making facilitys.

                  • Average rating
                • Single

                  Hotel was nice, especially reception and public areas.

                  Room very small, quite noisy. I found it quite expensive for what it was but it seem like these are the average prices for hotels in Amsterdam.

                  • Average rating
                • Couple

                  We enjoyed staying in a hotel. It was very quiet and you couldnt hear people making a noise in other rooms.

                  When we checked and we got our key from the room. We found somebodys hair in a sink, also, was quite few on a toilet pan.

                  • Average rating
                • Single

                  Hotel receptionist, Peggy was very helpful


                  • Average rating
                • Group of friends

                  Decent rooms, pleasant staff and not too far from city centre

                  No tea or coffee facilities in room

                  • Average rating
                • Single

                  great location helpful staff

                  rooms very small and basic suprised to be told its a 3star hotel more like a 2star

                  • Average rating
                • Group of friends

                  Safe, central location

                  Bad smells in the hallway - hash, damp. Room was fine though

                  • Average rating
                • Single

                  I really loved the location, it is very close to the Park and to all the Museum. very good access to puplic transport to the city centre.The staff was very friendly and happy to answer

                  • Average rating
                • Group of friends

                  the staff were amazing. especialy one of the receptionists named nick. if you go there ask for him. he gave us alot of good advice for things to do round town and made our stay excellent.

                  no private parking. and city parking is expeensive but nick helped me out with a cheaper place to leave my car which is only 10 min away.

                  • Average rating
                • Group of friends

                  Good central location for exploring Amsterdam, good value in comparison to other hotels without any frills.

                  • Average rating
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