historical

Amsterdam has some 800 years of history behind it. The 16th and 17th centuries made a particular mark on the city and it’s this historic period that attracts so much public recognition. But fans of historical architecture and development can also find discover a great number of historic figures and places from subsequent periods.

5 facts about windmills

Windmills are an Old Holland tourist attraction – a quaint symbol of Dutch tradition – and visiting one (or several!) makes for a lovely d...

Seven Bridges Hotel

Reguliersgracht 31
1017 LK AMSTERDAM
Seven Bridges Hotel is located in an authentic 300-year-old canal house at the corner of the picturesque Reguliersgracht and majes...

Prinsen Hotel

Vondelstraat 36-38
1054 GE AMSTERDAM
The Prinsen Hotel is a three-star family-run hotel near the Vondelpark, within walking distance of the Leidseplein. The hotel is n...

Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197
1012 EX AMSTERDAM
Located between the two oldest canals in the heart of the city, Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam has a proud and rich history. F...

Rho Hotel

Nes 5-23
1012 KC AMSTERDAM
The Rho Hotel is a three-star hotel near the Kalverstraat, Dam square and the Munt tower in the centre of Amsterdam. Top attractio...

Inn Old Amsterdam B&B

Nieuwmarkt 5
1011 JP AMSTERDAM
Inn Old Amsterdam is located in an historical monument full of character (1645) on the Nieuwmarkt, a vibrant residential quarter w...

Hotel & Restaurant de Fortuna

Spuistraat 3
1135 AV EDAM
Hotel & Restaurant de Fortuna is a three star hotel, consisting of five restored, 17th century canal houses, built around a quiet ...

Hotel Die Port van Cleve

Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 176-180
1012 SJ AMSTERDAM
In the heart of Amsterdam Hotel Die Port Van Cleve combines history and hospitality with style and modern comforts. With one look ...

Best Western Dam Square Inn

Gravenstraat 12-16
1012 NM AMSTERDAM
The Best Western Dam Square Inn is a three-star hotel located near the Dam in the centre of Amsterdam. Next to the Dam Square, Roy...