Nestled waterside on one of Amsterdam’s celebrated canals, this comfortable and easy on the eye 4 star hotel is situated in one of the city’s chicest and sophisticated districts. A stay at this hotel means that you are within striking distance of the Museum Quarter, arguably the cultural hub of this fascinating city, with a veritable kaleidoscope of activities, shopping and things to see within walking distance. In addition, you are just a few easy tram stops away from the vibrant Leidse Square where you will find a plethora of cafes, bars and restaurants.
This cracking hotel offers its guests the very best in amenities. Each comfortable guest room has air conditioning, cable TV, a city map, complementary toiletries in the en suite bathroom, a flat screen LCD TV, tea and coffee making facilities, a work station with internet access and a minibar. The general hotel facilities are also impressive with an onsite gift shop, free newspapers, a currency exchange desk, valet parking and an efficient concierge service. There is also a convenient fitness suite and a good integrated business centre featuring meeting rooms, a secretarial service and audio visual services.
Our top picks close to this hotel
Try a family picnic and activity day at the green and relaxing Vondelpark. This expanse of open parkland in the city centre is a great place to pack a picnic, a blanket, your footballs and rollerblades for an fun packed day in the fresh air. Bikes may also be hired nearby.
For incurable romantics, in a city that loves flowers, a visit to the Flower Market must be top of the list. The unique floating flower stalls on the Singel Canal are open all year round so that tourists and visitors can marvel at the colourful, fragrant display before them.
The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam or The State Museum is a highlight of any cultural tour of this city. It has existed for over 200 years and is probably one of the most stunning museums in the world. The collection features works by many Dutch masters, as you would expect, but also houses an exceptional selection of worldwide art especially having a considerable amount of Asian art. Make time to spend here, or regret it.
Make sure you have your wallet in your pocket and head for the simply stunning Coster Diamonds. At this cornerstone of the diamond industry in the heart of Amsterdam, you can undertake a factory tour, see craftspeople at work and be drawn into the sparkling world of diamonds. Wow!
For eating out
For some of the best Italian food in Amsterdam, try the friendly Sette Bello. While it is located in a touristy area, the prices are reasonable and the food is great. The fun and attentive staff add to the convivial ambience in this place.
The thumping Sugarfactory near Leidse Square is a jam packed night spot where you can dance the night away in style.