A hotel should not simply be a place to rest your head, but a space to unwind and indulge in serious comfort where every need is taken care of. From boutique hotels in historic canal houses to palatial grandeur and Michelin-star dining on the banks of the Amstel or five-star facilities for the discerning business traveller, Amsterdam has a gorgeous range of luxury hotels to suit all kinds of visitors to the city.
Amsterdam Marriott Hotel
Just a stone's throw from countless museums, theatres, restaurants and of course the iconic Vondelpark, the Amsterdam Marriott is an ideal option for a comfortable stay in the cultural heart of Amsterdam. Pairing stylish interior design with cutting-edge tech, all guestrooms and suites include luxurious bedding, ergonomic chairs, high-speed internet and round-the-clock access to a state of the art health club. Their renowned Midtown Grill is the talk-of-the-town steakhouse that offers an unparalleled dining experience with the finest steaks in the city.
Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht
This upscale boutique hotel is situated in the heart of the Jordaan, a lively district full of contemporary art galleries, fashion houses and a wealth of independent retail options. The spacious rooms boast plush interiors with inspiring design details and most have exquisite canal views. Along with the stylish bar, indulgent spa and treatment rooms, a final hidden treat is the Alice in Wonderland-themed landscaped courtyard.
Bilderberg Garden Hotel
Located in the chic Oud-Zuid quarter, the Bilderberg Garden Hotel gives visitors convenient access to world-class museums, gastronomy and well-known shopping streets. As a smaller-scale five-star institution, expect to receive personal attention from the expert staff, including at the acclaimed in-house restaurant, De Kersentuin, which provides casual fine dining for a refined palette.
This dazzling Art Nouveau gem was once home to the Conservatory of Amsterdam which fostered the talents of countless musical stars. Now applauded as an architectural masterpiece, the heritage building has since been converted into a luxury hotel with a reputation for elegance, comfort and graceful contemporary design. You’ll be spoilt for choice with dining options, from the delicately balanced flavours at Taiko Bar & Restaurant to the inspirational surroundings of the Conservatorium Brasserie.
Carrying a reputation that extends back to the 19th century, this landmark institution on the banks of the River Amstel promises guests an unforgettable luxury stay steeped in history. In such proximity to the Museumplein, the public spaces are adorned with true replicas of the Dutch Masters such as Frans Hals, Vermeer and Rembrandt. Culinary excellence is delivered from the two Michelin-star kitchens of Bord’Eau, paired with exclusive wines from the hotel’s private wine cellar.
Grand Hotel Amrâth
Only 500m from Central Station, this deluxe hotel inhabits the former Scheepvaarthuis, a striking national monument and an early example of the Amsterdam School architectural style. On the exterior, beautiful masonry and unique ornamentation, like stained glass mermaids and lobsters lend this heritage building a quirky charm. Inside, spacious high-ceilinged suites provide plenty of light with opulent five-star decor. Guests have free access to an excellent spa and wellness centre as well as the high-end Bar Brasserie Seven Seas.
Hard Rock Hotel Amsterdam American
Another architectural gem, this heritage-listed Art Nouveau building has been welcoming guests for well over a century. Perched above the canal, most rooms and suites have views over the water or the bustling Leidseplein, whilst the classy art-deco interiors of the Café Americain maintain an iconic status in Amsterdam. The hotel offers its guests original musical experiences such as sound systems, vinyl players and records, curated playlists and guitar rentals delivered to your door.
At Hilton Amsterdam, you have the option to stay in the exact room where John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged their famous “bed-in” protest in 1969. This renowned canal-side hotel boasts a range of deluxe suites or superior rooms, a fitness centre, sauna and steam room and an exclusive executive lounge with panoramic views. Roberto’s Restaurant serves up traditional Italian fare with a modern twist whilst the delightful Garden Terrace is the perfect spot for a signature cocktail on a private lawn at the water’s edge.
Hotel Okura Amsterdam
This impressive five-star hotel in the heart of Amsterdam's cosmopolitan De Pijp neighbourhood is unique for its unparalleled views over the city coupled with the fact that it is home to two Michelin-starred restaurants. Savour authentic Japanese cuisine at Yamazato, watch the expert chefs at Teppanyaki Restaurant Sazanka prepare dishes on a hot griddle at your table or, head up to the 23rd floor where Ciel Bleu holds a two-star rating and a world-class reputation. Meanwhile, Nagomi Spa & Health offers a range of luxurious treatments influenced by Japanese tradition.
Nestled discretely amongst the canal houses on one of Amsterdam’s most historic waterways, the recently restored Hotel Pulitzer combines quintessential 17th-century elegance with modern luxury. Each bedroom and suite is bursting with character, offering an intimate window onto the heart of Amsterdam’s historic canal belt, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hotel restaurant Jansz is a quietly elegant eatery with an easy-going Dutch attitude whilst the sumptuous furnishings at Pulitzer’s Bar will draw you in for a classic cocktail.
With its imposing entrance hall, historic staircase and enchanting chandeliers, this palatial hotel established in 1867 marries grandeur with warm hospitality. Perfectly poised on the banks of the Amstel at the convergence of the city’s financial, theatre and shopping districts, the hotel is within easy reach of Amsterdam’s attractions. You can expect culinary mastery within the French-Mediterranean tradition at Restaurant La Rive which also boasts a spectacular riverside terrace. Alternatively, kick back in the informal wood-panelled hotel brasserie for equally memorable views over the water.
Kimpton De Witt
The energy and freshness of this contemporary boutique hotel match its situation in the lively pulse of Amsterdam’s city centre. Within easy walking distance to a wealth of contemporary art spaces, historic canals, boutique shopping, concept stores and trendy neighbourhood cafes, you’ll be spoilt for choice with attractions to discover. Each room is decked out with exclusive amenities including yoga mats, Bluetooth speakers and coffee machines or head down to the on-site bar and restaurant, Wyers which elevates seasonal ingredients with innovative flair.
Coveting an enviable location on the IJ in central Amsterdam, a real highlight of a stay at the Mövenpick is the sweeping vistas over the harbour and city centre. The hotel is within proximity to Amsterdam’s historic canals as well as Central Station, making it an ideal location for meetings, conferences or private events. Every room is equipped with high-end facilities including fast internet, high-quality linens, 24-hour room service and access to the wellness area.
NH Collection Barbizon Palace
Situated in the centre of Amsterdam and especially geared towards business travellers, the five-star Barbizon Palace is a highly convenient and comfortable option for any stay in Amsterdam. There’s a wealth of shopping areas, numerous attractions, museums and theatres all within easy walking distance and the hotel is opposite Central Station. Alongside a range of other meeting rooms, the 15th-century St. Olofskapel is a unique conference centre - an ideal setting for any company or social event. Culinary enthusiasts can visit Michelin-starred Restaurant Vermeer, headed up by master chef Chris Taylor.
NH Collection Grand Hotel
Occupying a prime location on the bustling Dam Square in the heart of Amsterdam, this luxury five-star conference hotel is easily walkable from Central Station. Guests have easy access to a treasure trove of sights, museums and theatres in the historic centre and will be surrounded by department stores, boutiques and varied shopping streets. With its varied range of meeting rooms, the hotel has unlimited possibilities for business events including training sessions, conferences, trade fairs and seminars.
Pestana Amsterdam Riverside
Rising over the river in De Pijp, one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in Amsterdam, this beautiful five-star hotel is a 19th-century landmark that combines minimal chic with classical sophistication. The stunning lobby complete with ornate ceilings and archways leads to a range of elegant guest rooms spread across Neo-Renaissance-style buildings and modern annexes. Guests also have access to an indoor swimming pool at the spa and the on-site restaurant, ARCHIVE with its charming patio garden.
Radisson Blu Hotel City Centre
Tucked away on a quiet side street and surrounded by picturesque canals, Radisson Blu offers guests a tranquil escape whilst remaining close to all the attractions in Amsterdam’s historic centre. You can choose from a range of guest rooms in different styles and categories, each kitted out with all the modern conveniences and ample space to work. Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience in De Palmboom restaurant, or enjoy a nightcap in the unique setting of a renovated former vicarage.
Radisson Blu Hotel Schiphol Airport
Conveniently situated at the Schiphol-Rijk Business Park with a free shuttle service to Schiphol and an easy train ride to the city centre, Radisson Blu enables you to enjoy the best of business and leisure during your stay in Amsterdam. Perk yourself up for the day with a super breakfast buffet then challenge yourself to a workout with free use of the fully-equipped gym facilities. For a range of dining options throughout the day, visit the OTIUM Lounge and Restaurant for a casual beer or a healthy meal.
Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel
After a day of exploring Amsterdam’s world-renowned landmarks, retreat to your stylish guest room at the Renaissance, perfectly situated in the historic centre of the Dutch capital. Not only can you enjoy history and culture right on your doorstep but you’ll have comforts like plush bedding, a flat-screen TV and a well-lit work area to make yourself feel at home. Indulge in high-end Italian food at the hotel’s on-site restaurant Scossa or burn off steam in the modern gym. Adjacent to the hotel, the 17th-century Koepelkerk building provides a lavish setting for events and weddings.
Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel
Directly connected to Schiphol by a covered walkway, you don’t even need to leave the airport to access this first-rate hotel and conference centre. Just a short 3-minute walk from the airport's arrival and departure halls, The Sheraton is the ultimate convenience option for all kinds of visitors to the city. Each room is fitted with a top-of-the-line bed to ensure a great night’s sleep. Dining options include a steak and fish restaurant which serves dishes straight from the charcoal grill.
Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam
From its origins as a 15th-century convent to its later purpose as royal lodgings and then the headquarters for the Dutch Admiralty, the graceful character and grandeur of Sofitel Legend The Grand are inseparable from its rich history. Along with every luxury you would expect to find in the five-star facilities - modern bathrooms, plush bedding, a fine-dining restaurant and butler service - extra flourishes like robes and slippers will add a personal touch to your stay. Sandwiched between two of Amsterdam’s oldest canals, you’ll have the city at your fingertips.
The Apollo Hotel
Overlooking the intersection of five canals in the high-end Oud-Zuid district, the spectacular waterside setting of The Apollo is just one of its many charms. Each guest room boasts a unique interior design along with picture-perfect canal views, luxurious bedding and thoughtful touches to make your stay all the more comfortable. You’ll be within easy walking distance of the city’s famous museums, parks, markets and the historic centre and you can indulge in top-notch cuisine at The Living Room restaurant or The Harbour Club.
Each room at The Dylan is designed with a distinct style, to suit the period charm of this historic building on the Keizersgracht – one of Amsterdam’s oldest canals. You might find yourself sleeping under oak beams in the elegant loft suite complete with a free-standing bathtub or with views out to the charming courtyard garden. Situated in a converted 18th-century bakery, Michelin-starred Restaurant Vinkeles serves guests contemporary French fare whilst the hotel’s stylish Bar Brasserie OCCO exudes an elegant living room vibe.
With its perfect mixture of innovative design and breathtaking heritage architecture, it's funny to think that the W Amsterdam is made up of two formerly extremely boring buildings: a telephone exchange and a bank. Along with two destination restaurants, The Duchess and Mr Porter, The W Lounge boasts killer panoramic views over Dam Square and the Royal Palace coupled with an iconic rooftop pool. Guests can also enjoy exclusive access to the city’s vibrant nightlife, dining, shopping and fashion scene by making use of the hotel’s signature Whatever/Whenever service.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
Palatial facades reflected in the water, the Waldorf Astoria consists of six interconnected canal houses built on the Herengracht in the 17th and 18th centuries. Inside, the immaculate interiors are a perfect blend of classical grandeur and homely elegance with many suites boasting marble fireplaces, chandeliers and courtyard views. Guests can enjoy the concierge service, a spa and fitness centre, afternoon tea served between 3-5 pm and two Michelin-starred dining at Spectrum.