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Doubletree by Hilton Amsterdam: cool hotel at the NDSM wharf

24 January 2015

Sleep at the NDSM Wharf at Doubletree by Hilton!

Do you like hotels in raw parts of cities just as much as I do? Then the Doubletree by Hilton in Amsterdam North is the hotel for you. A golden tip for everyone who likes to party at the festivals at the NDSM wharf and you don’t want to drive home. They often have free tickets for the festival for their guests (just saying…). Even though I live in Amsterdam, I just love a staycation in my own town. One of the most fun things to do! Especially when it’s a hotel with a view at the NDSM wharf.

Doubletree by Hilton is a budget design hotel. The rooms are really nice and comfortable, but you don’t pay too much. While the view is amazing if you stay at the IJ-lake side of the hotel.

Rooms x Doubletree by Hilton Amsterdam

The rooms have glass over the whole length which is really cool. There’s a Nespresso machine so when you wake up in the morning you can enjoy your coffee in bed with view on the NDSM wharf. So nice! Rooms at the Doubletree by Hilton are modern and rested with design furniture. After breakfast it’s fun to explore the NDSM wharf to check out the street art. Or maybe you can hit one of the festivals ;-).

NDSM wharf

NDSM Wharf & the North side

In the area around the Brooklyn Hotel there are many cool restaurants. One of the best at the NDSM wharf is Bistro Noord or check out PLLEK which is a very relaxed hangout. Other nice restaurants in Amsterdam North are: Cafe Modern, Hotel De Goudfazant, Stork, EYE museum & restaurant and Cafe de Ceuvel.

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NDSM Wharf

Brooklyn Hotel Amsterdam

Address: NDSM Plein 28, Amsterdam
Neighbourhood: Amsterdam North / NDSM wharf

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Amsterdam Bucketlist
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
FAVOURITE MUSEUMS:
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
SEASONAL:
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

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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.

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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