To me March is the month that I can’t wait for the spring to start! It’s also the season that a lot of new places open the doors. When reading this top-6 of hotspots in Amsterdam that we’re super popular in March you probably think it’s time for a (re)visit. Plenty of inspiration for the coming weeks!
These were the Top-6 most popular hotspots of March 2014
Vondelpark 3 | Vondelpark | best of March hotspots in Amsterdam >>
Do you like to go to the Vondelpark for a walk? Whether it’s summer or winter, Vondelpark 3 is a nice spot for a drink there. This place is great for people watching during the weekends. The patio on the summer is very nice!
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Izakaya | De Pijp | best of March hotspots in Amsterdam >>
At Yourlbb we love the Japanese food at Izakaya. It’s so good! It’s a great place for a late lunch on the weekends instead of going out for dinner. Or go in the evening for a night of wining and dining with friends. Start and end with a cocktail at the bar ;-). Dishes are made for sharing! Izakaya is located in the Sir Albert hotel. A great designhotel for a weekend in Amsterdam.
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Le Petit Bistro | Amsterdam City Center | best of March hotspots in Amsterdam >>
Did you know there are two restaurants in hotel The Grand in Amsterdam? Of course the famous seafood restaurant Bridges (which is really great!) and Le Petit Bistro. The last one is really nice if you want to have a great meal but don’t want to spend the Michelin star budget. In the summer the beautiful courtyard is open. You almost forget you’re in the heart of Amsterdam there!
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Le Deux Frères | Amsterdam City Center | best of March hotspots in Amsterdam >>
I think the men in Amsterdam are so lucky with all the cool stores that opened the doors the last few years. Les Deux Frères even opened two locations in Amsterdam last year. They have a really nice selection of brands and the service is great.
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Hartje Oost | Amsterdam East | best of March hotspots in Amsterdam >>
The Javastraat in Amsterdam East became a suer hip street the last years. Hartje Oost is very nice for coffee, lunch and for shopping (sorry ladies only!). They have a beautiful selection of fashion and accessories. This concept store is a great addition to Amsterdam East!
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Troost | De Pijp | best of March hotspots in Amsterdam >>
Do you like beer? And more specific, local beer? Then you have to check out Troost in De Pijp. This brewpub is perfect for a night out with friends with lots of beer and bar food. On the summer the patio is really nice!
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Tip: curious about the other coolest hotspots in Amsterdam? Read the Best of January en Best of February here!
Planning a trip to Amsterdam?
– KLM is the Royal Dutch airline and offers very good deals from all over the world. >> click here to find the cheapest flights >>
– NS International connects most of the European cities to Amsterdam. Very convenient way of travelling, from your city center to the heart of Amsterdam. Tickets from € 29,- and up. >> Click here to search for ticket deals >>
THINGS TO DO:
⋙ Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
⋙ A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
⋙ The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ MOCO Museum for street art
⋙ Photography museum FOAM
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
⋙ Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ Red Light District tour
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>
Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
☾ Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
☾ The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
☾ Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
☾ CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
☾ Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
VERY VERY NICE // €€
☾ Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
☾ Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
☾ Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
☾ Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
☾ INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
☾ The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
☾ Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
☾ Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
☾ QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
☾ Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.
Let’s get social
I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.
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Anne de Buck
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