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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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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The Dutch Maastricht: a lifestyle hotel

Maastricht, January 2017… When entering the pink, green and blue lobby it feels you are back in a modern 80th setting, with as eye catcher the 2 pink flamingo’s. Located at just 5 minutes’ walk from the train station and around the corner you find nice shops and the market of the Wyck district. I…

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