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OVERVIEW

Although this hotel's location, restaurant and bar, comfortable rooms and good service ensure that it's an enduring popular choice for accommodation in Amsterdam, its impressive collection of artworks and books make it easily stand out for literary and art lovers.


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OUR REVIEW

THE NEIGHBOURHOOD

The hotel is situated on the grand Herengracht canal, within walking distance of Dam Square, Rembrandt Square, the museum quarter and many main sites of the city. Lots of restaurants, bars, cafés, galleries and boutiques of the Nine Streets area of the Canal Belt and Jordaan area are nearby.

By train: the Eurostar goes direct from London St Pancras to Amsterdam Centraal. The hotel is under a 20-minute walk from the station. Book trains to Amsterdam.

By plane: direct flights from London and Manchester take around 1 hour 15 minutes. The hotel is a 25-minute drive from Schiphol airport and a 20-minute walk from central station. Parking costs €55 per day. Book flights to Amsterdam.

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THE LOOK AND FEEL

The hotel has been created from a number of houses arranged along the Herengracht and inside is a warren of corridors and flights of stairs. The hotel has an exceptional modern art collection, with more than 800 works from the CoBrA movement on display. There are also some contemporary Dutch works and works by the Amsterdam Impressionists, and there are some antiques, often Louis XV/XVI.

THE FACILITIES

The staff are friendly and helpful. Bike hire is available, and there is a business room with free computer/printer use. Exercise mats and weights can be provided in your room free of charge.

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Games room
  • Art gallery
  • Fitness centre
  • Wellness suite
  • On-site parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

BED AND BATH

Due to the historic structure of the buildings, each room is different. Room styles vary from restrained - with, for example, painted black rafters against plain white walls, black or white lamps - to splashes of colour, rich fabrics and florals.

Room types: Deluxe Classic, Deluxe Canalview, Superior Deluxe Canalview, Triple Room, Quadruple Room, Split-level Superior, Grand Suite

Key amenities: ensuite bathroom with BVLGARI toiletries, slippers, tea and coffee facilities, TV, free Wi-Fi

FOOD AND DRINK

The Brasserie Ambassade offers high-quality French cuisine like escargot and bouillabaisse, and is spacious, with off-white high-ceilinged rooms with thick-slabbed wooden tables and dark brown chairs and banquettes on parquet floors. Bold, colourful paintings from the collection are on the walls. The Library Bar is a stylish setting for drinks.

Brasserie Ambassade: art restaurant and terrace. French cuisine with a modern twist. Open daily for breakfast and dinner.

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