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Best Luxury Hotels in Amsterdam

The Netherlands’ capital city, Amsterdam is famous for what it has to offer. With something for people with all kinds of tastes, Amsterdam offers a lot from history, architecture, art to amazing food. The city is best experienced when you add cycling on your to-do list since the city has specific bike paths and cycling is an important part of the city’s overall aesthetic and character. The city is unique, a different experience that cannot be put into words. The buildings, their color, the overall image of the city is nothing like you have seen before. From cycling at night or in the morning, stroll through the beautiful parks to take a boat tour on the canals. Amsterdam truly provides an experience like no other city. 

To make your stay even better in the city, we have brought you the most coolest hotels to choose from in Amsterdam to ensure that you experience everything that the city has to offer.

1) Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam 

Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam

Hotel Jakarta is the best luxury hotel in Amsterdam connecting a typical luxurious city life to a beautiful green oasis. The hotel is located in the middle of Amsterdam, giving you access to all the places in the city at a decent distance that is not too far from your hotel or the airport. The name originated because of the former location of the hotel from where ships used to leave for Jakarta, Indonesia. The hotel itself offers an Indonesian experience with the Amsterdam experience combined together. Hotel Jakarta has 200 rooms and suites all influenced with an Indonesian style, offering you a beautiful experience with an even better view outside over river IJ on one side and the sight of Amsterdam North and centre on the other side.  

The hotel provides delicious food at all times at Café Jakarta and tropical drinks at Malabar. To provide you the ultimate luxurious experience, the Hotel Jakarta is equipped with a huge swimming pool, an indoor garden, Westers Bakery and a dedicated meeting space to conduct your meetings and small private events. The hall is divided into three rooms each offering 2 different views; the river IJ, Amsterdam Noord and the subtropical indoor garden with palm trees. The cost of the breakfast buffet is included in the overall rates. The Dam square and the Royal Palace are 2.1 kms away from the hotel while the main shopping area is 1.5kms away and the central station is only 1.2 kms away ensuring that all the essential places for even a short visit are at a relatively close distance.


2) Motel One Amsterdam- Waterlooplein

Motel One Amsterdam-Waterlooplein

With easy access to the city, Motel One is certainly one of the best luxury hotels in Amsterdam providing you with a typical cosy yet modern experience with more ties with the city than nature. The hotel on its own has everything that people require for a comfortable, luxurious stay. The breakfast buffet comprises of dishes that are made from organic produce, ensuring that all your healthy options are at one place with a huge variety. Reception services are active throughout the day and there is an iPad rental service and free Wi-Fi throughout the premises to keep you connected. Their One Lounge allows you to get a huge variety of drinks and snacks at any time of the day with their cosy furniture and a great ambience. 

The location of Motel One allows you to go to every other busy or popular place that Amsterdam is famous for. With the RAI exhibition grounds just 3.4kms away there is also the well known Anne Frank House just 1.7kms away from the hotel. The rooms are air-conditioned equipped with satellite flat-screen TV, a private bathroom with a hairdryer and a shower. The hotel does not have its own car parking but still it is loved by many for its location and what it has to offer. It is a perfect hotel providing minimalism with high quality which is ideal for a comfortable stay in the city.


3) Hotel Twenty Eight 

Hotel Twenty Eight

Offering fully furnished boutique hotel apartments, Hotel Twenty eight is your ideal place for guests who want to stay for a longer period of time. Giving you a homely feel with all the benefits of a hotel, it provides you with a fully furnished apartment perfect for retreaters and corporate travellers. The location is ideal even for solo travellers with Vondelpark close to the hotel and the place is also close to Schiphol Airport. 

The apartments come fully furnished with a fully equipped kitchen, cosy beds and most importantly, a high-speed Wi-Fi connection. They offer a really different experience to what people might expect from usual hotels including the luxury ones. For people staying a little while longer, they offer options for temporary residence that will make you feel just like any other apartment just with impeccable hotel service. The place has its own parking lot with relatively cheap parking prices. The hotel lounge is the perfect place to relax, enjoy a cup of coffee or a drink. The honesty bar is functional all day. Hotel Twenty Eight also has a sauna and fully equipped gym which is free to use for everyone staying at the hotel. Boutique breakfast is not your typical buffet, but it is prepared from the freshest possible produce with all the health benefits providing you a complete filling breakfast. The reception is active 24/7, for stays up to 7 nights, the hotel provides daily fresh towels and the daily housekeeping service ensures that your place is spotless and fresh. 


4) Sir Adam Hotel

Sir Adam Hotel

The best way to truly know and experience a city is through its musical heritage and culture. These are the two main attractions of Sir Adam hotel. It is ideal for young people and people who do not just want to get a skimmed feel of the city but truly want to indulge in what it is like to become a part of this city. The rooms are specifically designed with comfort kept in mind to provide you the best possible sleep and much more. There is also a pillow menu to choose from. The room is equipped with an Illy machine to provide you with an espresso any time of the day you want. There is a huge rain shower to ensure that enjoy your personal time and to entertain your friends, the room comes equipped with a finely curated minibar. There is a turntable, a carefully curated vinyl record and even a Gibson guitar at your fingertips. 

Let’s get into more detail of why this is considered as one of the best luxury hotels in Amsterdam. Sir Adam hotel makes special arrangements for people with disabilities to ensure their proper accommodation and to help them get the best out of their stay as well. The hotel provides breathtaking city views, especially at night, the premises have free Wi-Fi, the place contains beautiful local art, a Bluetooth-enabled TV, tea set up, hair dryer and Sir’s signature bathrobes and slippers. Your stay in the hotel will allow you to avail many benefits and services of the Sir company starting from Sir Explore which is a service that allows the guests to connect with professional locals to ensure that you get the best that the city has to offer. The Butcher Social Club provides meals for all three times including fulfilling your cocktail cravings. The Deck contains studios available for different events.


5) QO Amsterdam

QO Amsterdam

Known for its beautiful rooftop greenhouse, QO Amsterdam is another excellent place to consider for your stay in the city. The hotel is minimalist yet grand. The aesthetic is more on the chic side. Their main goal is to provide you a different energy from what you are used to from usual hotels. It is located alongside the Amstel river, the area is famous for golfing and the arena is only 10 minutes away from the hotel whereas the Heineken Experience is only 2.9kms away with the nearest airport at the distance of 11kms. The hotel offers e-bike hire and the location makes it convenient for using different modes of transport including public transport. 

The QO Amsterdam offers a sustainable yet luxurious experience, keeping true to climate change. The bedrooms are crafted from natural materials. The place offers a high-speed Wi-Fi, temperature and light control through a provided iPad, there is a miniature greenhouse to ensure freshness, a flat screen TV and free bottled water. Persijn is a ground floor eatery that offers Dutch Cuisine and another eatery in the premises is called Juniper and Kin which uses fresh produce from the greenhouse to prepare its dishes and is known for their perfect temperature dishes of 41 degrees Celsius. The place also offers exquisite cocktails and an overall impressive ambience to enjoy your stay.  


6) Hotel V Fizeaustraat

Hotel V Fizeaustraat

Ranked 6th in our best luxury hotels in Amsterdam list Hotel V Fizeaustraat sits in the Oost district in Amsterdam, the location is ideal like every other hotel with places like Amsterdam RAI, IBC and Carre Theatre near the hotel and the airport only 12kms away. The location is just another reason to stay at this hotel. The hotel also offers bike hire services. The hotel itself is a seventies inspired plate providing you with a vintage aesthetic to the place. The place has 91 rooms and a parking garage to solve your parking problems. The rooms come with a luxurious interior with cosy beds, wooden floors, walk-in shower, skin care products, one of a kind furniture including a desk. The rooms also have TVs and free latest movies with high-speed Wi-Fi. Hotel V Fizeaustraat also offers exquisite private dining experience at the restaurant where the spaces can be tailored according to personal requests and needs, providing the guests an ideal yet elegant space with exceptional food for their meetings and events. The Palm Room is also present built for debates, launches and book presentations. It is also quite often used as a music room or even a gallery to showcase local talents. There is a separate meeting room which can accommodate up to 60 people with the latest presentation system and a fast Wi-Fi. The hotel also provides space for weddings including the catering and the décor. Furthermore, this place offers a great restaurant providing you a fine dine-in experience. There is also a terrace present overlooking the beautiful city which seems beautiful at night. 


7) Mr. Jordaan Hotel

Mr. Jordaan Hotel

Another hotel providing a different experience than your typical luxury hotel, Mr. Jordaan is located at Bloemgracht, a 17th century canal. The hotel is cozy and offers you a local’s experience in terms of its location being near to art studios, little shops and small authentic bars and cafes. The place gives you a homely feel rather than a typical hotel. There is free Wi-Fi within the premises, the rooms have comfy beds, TV, a safe, coffee and tea facilities, private bathroom equipped with all the essentials like bathrobes and slippers. The hotel itself has a vintage aesthetic to it preserving the historical architectural style. The living area serves as a small eatery that serves continental breakfast at restricted hours. Coffee, tea and fresh mint water is free and unlimited throughout your stay with the hotel. 


8) CityHub Amsterdam 

CityHub Amsterdam 

A perfect modern set up for people who like minimalism, City Hub provides exactly what the name suggests. The beds are incredibly comfortable with controllable lighting, built-in speakers and an iPod docking station. The hotel is famous for its high-tech facilities and an incredibly easy user-interface of the application through which you can control different aspects of your room. This hotel is perfect for people who like interacting and making new friends since the hotel’s app allows you to chat with other people that are staying there. In addition to that, the application also serves as your complete guide to the city. They also offer free Wi-Fi on the go to ensure that you are connected to your room no matter where you are. The place has a self-service bar where you can create your own drinks and socialize. Innovative types of food and cuisines inspired from different regions, right around the corner. The bathroom facilities are shared and there is a rain shower included. The airport can be reached within 25 minutes from the hotel by public transport.


9) Hotel V Nesplein 

Hotel V Nesplein

Present in the heart of the city in the oldest streets, this hotel is famous among the locals as well for its food. For people who truly want to experience what it is like to be a local, this hotel provides the best experience for you to truly indulge in the culture and lifestyle of the locals. The location is calm and quiet. All the rooms are bright and cosy with wooden floor. The beds are comfortable, there is a private bathroom with walk-in rain shower and skin care products to ensure that you truly have all your essentials in one place. All rooms are air-conditioned but are centrally controlled. These rooms contain a flat-screen TV, safety deposit box and a shower.

Reception is available 24/7 and room service is provided too. There is also a library in the hotel to provide you with reading material while you relax on the terrace. The restaurant of the hotel, The Lobby is famous throughout Amsterdam for its food. The à la carte menu offers a wide variety of foods to choose from appropriate for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel also has a bar of its own. There are many places to eat, hangout and drink near the hotel.


10) Hotel Clemens

Hotel Clemens

A small boutique hotel ideal for family stay or for business trips. It is everything that you expect from a luxurious hotel, minimalism and elegance all with comfort. The location is ideal to be able to get to places with the hotel situated in the middle of Amsterdam with places like the Royal Palace, the Anne Frank House, the Jordaan and the Westertoren. The hotel itself is in a monumental building where the staircase is traditional and exquisite to reach to the lobby and reception. The similar traditional stairs follow you to your room. The architectural and historical importance of the building does not allow the hotel to install elevators which is compensated for by the hotel’s management taking care of carrying the luggage up to your rooms.

All rooms come with free Wi-Fi, they are minimalist and equipped with all the necessities including a desk, TV, telephone, hairdryer, a mini fridge and a safe. The bathrooms have rain showers and all the varying prices include a welcome drink and complimentary breakfast. The location of the place makes it easier to go shopping. The bus stop is only a 3-minute walk away. The place itself and the places near this hotel all offer intricate architecture, perfect for people with an eye for buildings, nightlife and walking. 


Hope you enjoyed reading our post on best luxury hotels in Amsterdam and now able to make that important decision in choosing the correct accommodation for your stay. Have a great trip!

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