Located in the west of the country, Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands. Accommodating around 750000 citizens makes it the largest city in the country. Having a wealth of historic sites and lots of museums and art galleries, Amsterdam attracts 4.5 million tourists each year roughly 6 times its population.
Amsterdam hotel bucket lists
If you are planning on a trip to Amsterdam keep in mind that it is a very expensive city, in fact it is the fourteenth expensive city in the world right after Vienna and Stockholm, but this does not mean that one should either refrain himself or spend a lot. Listed here is a list of 5 carefully selected luxury hotels which not only bring comfort but are within a reasonable price range.
Within walking distance of Dam and Palace square, this hotel is a good place to stay and visit the central part of Amsterdam. It has 468 rooms and has been rated 4.1 out of 5 by its guests.
It is near to most of attractions of the city such as National Monuments, Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Madame Tussauds and Red Light District. The hotel also has its own dock for boats.
Surrounded by two canals Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam provides the best place to enjoy and appreciate the famous waterways of Amsterdam. This 5-star hotel has been rated 4.3 out of 5 by its guests and although a bit expensive but is worth the expense by far.
Although relatively a new hotel, it was actually built in 1926 to be a first degree marriage chamber. Some of its features are the Turkish bath and its famous Cafe Roux restaurant. The hotel has 182 rooms, a heated swimming pool and sauna.
Another 5-star hotel located on Prins Hendrikkaden right across from Amsterdam’s central railway station prides itself on award-winning Vermeer restaurant and its prime location. NH Barbizon Palace is part of the NH chain which provides accommodation across 20 countries with excellent service and customer satisfaction.
The Royal Palace is just a few minutes from the hotel among with many popular shops. Being near the financial centre of Amsterdam, it is the perfect place for business travellers with a high taste of comfort.
Housed in a 17 century building, the hotel opened to the public in 1999. It has 41 rooms and has been granted a 5-star rating. It has been nominated Europe’s Leading Boutique Hotel for year 2008 by the World Travel Awards. Located in the very heart of Amsterdam it gives an extraordinary view of Keizersgracht, Amsterdam’s most famous canal.
The last but not the least, Radisson Hotel Amsterdam has been impressively rated 5 out of 5 by its guests. It’s a 5-star hotel with 279 rooms located in the Business Park Schiphol-Rijk. The hotel has a top of the line fitness center equipped with sauna, Turkish/steam bath and physiotherapy treatments. If you decide to spend some time in this hotel remember not to miss the excellent Talavera restaurant and Rodolpho’s bar.