The Dutchman speaks about to stay

It is all about client reviews and expectations these days. Searching the internet will give you a lot of information, but is it true? As a local specialist I provide objective recommendations. In this blog, I share with you my personal experiences and impressions of hotels I visited.

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Alice in Wonderland at Andaz Amsterdam

Amsterdam, October 2017… The city of Amsterdam and the story of Alice in Wonderland inspired the Dutch designer Marcel Wanders to create a luxury lifestyle boutique hotel along one of Amsterdam’s loveliest canals. Every single element in the hotel tells a story; the design, the staff, the open kitchen, the elevator and the rooms. Enjoy…

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Hyatt Regency Amsterdam in botanic Plantage district

Amsterdam, July 2017… An ideal location for both business and leisure travelers visiting Amsterdam. Spacious hotel rooms, inviting open public area’s and a top sustainability rating are the advantages of this newly build hotel. Contemporary, business-like décor mixed with references to neighborhood attractions, like the ‘living wall’ in the lobby with green plants (Botanical Gardens)…

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The first Kimpton lifestyle hotel in Amsterdam: Kimpton De Witt Hotel

Amsterdam, July 2017… This upscale boutique hotel infused with the Californian lifestyle fits perfectly in the cosmopolitan developments and atmosphere of Amsterdam. High quality product and service focused in a laid-back setting to make you feel at home. Soft grey and blue tones with eye-catching contemporary artworks mixed with remains of the two 17th century…

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INK Hotel MGallery by Sofitel

Amsterdam, March 2017… A new lifestyle hotel in the center of Amsterdam with a cosmopolitan ambience. Outgoing staff will welcome you at the open reception desk and makes you feel at home. The atmosphere of this former home of a Dutch Newspapers is still noticeable with here and there an old typewriter, print plates and…

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Ambassade Hotel

Amsterdam, March 2017… If you are looking for a real Amsterdam experience in a stylish classic setting, the Ambassade Hotel is the place to book. Eight interconnecting 17th century merchant houses along the Herengracht right in the center of Amsterdam. Individually appointed rooms with an abundance of antiques (mainly Louis XV/XVI). The library has an…

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NH Collection Amsterdam Doelen: revival of the oldest hotel in town

Amsterdam, March 2017… Crispy white elegance mixed with the 17th architecture. One of the oldest hotels in Amsterdam brought to live again as a 5-star boutique NH Collection hotel. Located on the banks of the Amstel river in the heart of the city. Did you know that Rembrandt started to paint his famous Nightwatch painting…

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The Dutchman visits Sofitel Legend The Grand

Amsterdam, February 2017… Sofitel Legend The Grand is one of my favorite classic luxury hotels in Holland. I love the Dutch history of this hotel, mixed with French elegance and grandeur and most important the great staff and hospitality. Get in touch for more info about to stay, to visit, to do and to eat…

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Intercontinental Amstel Hotel

Amsterdam, January 2017… Entering this Grand dame of Amsterdam luxury hotels, always has something magical and royal, to be greeted the staff and the great concierge team of Peter and Aad. With its 79-elegant classic appointed rooms and suites, historic banquet rooms and the spacious terrace overlooking the Amstel River, a unique venue for a…

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W Amsterdam

Amsterdam, January 2017… The terms used by W Hotels to express their Whatever/Whenever® service and facilities might be a bit overwhelming, but all I can say is WOW. The Dutchman had the pleasure to visit the latest addition to W Amsterdam, the extraordinary Bank Building. The dedicated reception with the old safety deposit boxes, the historic…

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Pulitzer Amsterdam: a head-to-toe restoration of one of Amsterdam Landmarks

Amsterdam, January 2017… What a joy to walk into the completely restyled and renovated Pulitzer. Designer Jacu Strauss did a great job redesigning the labyrinth of 25 Golden age canal houses with a new entrance building and a serene inner courtyard. I enjoyed a lovely healthy lunch in the pause café with views over the…

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