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10 x luxury hotels in Amsterdam to pamper yourself

7 March 2024
Photo credit: Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

Do you secretly like to treat yourself to something really luxurious? No worries, we do too! And we like to do so by staying in a luxury hotel when we go on a trip. There’s nothing better than coming back to your hotel after a busy day and winding down and relaxing in your elegant hotelroom, or having a drink at the charming hotelbar, for example. And that’s why we made a list with the top 10 luxury hotels in Amsterdam. Enjoy!

10 X Luxury Hotels in Amsterdam you want to stay at

Pulitzer: located close to the Anne Frank House, the Pulitzer Hotel is made up of 25 canal houses across two canals. A lot of the original Dutch art and craftsmanship is still intact, but there is also a lot of modern art displayed throughout the hotel. And if that isn’t exciting enough, the hotel also has a beautiful and peaceful inner garden.
Prinsengracht 315 – 331, Amsterdam –

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The Dylan: The Dylan Amsterdam will allow you to experience the city in a luxurious way. This beautiful hotel is located in the center of Amsterdam and has a charming mix of contemporary and chic atmosphere. The restaurant also has a Michel-in star restaurant; Vinkeles, and if you want something more casual you can go to Bar Brasserie OCCO.
Keizersgracht 384 , Amsterdam –

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The Dylan

Andaz: located on the Prinsengracht, Hotel Andaz Amsterdam is surrounded by the city’s beautiful canals. Designed by architect and designer Marcel Wanders, the hotel features video art and original art pieces around every corner.
Prinsengracht 587, Amsterdam –

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Kimpton De Witt: inspired by Dutch design, Kimpton De Witt Amsterdam exudes luxury with a modern approach. Relax in the garden after a busy day, dine at the Wyers Bar and Restaurant, or have some cocktails at the House Bar.
Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 5, Amsterdam –

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Hotel Kimpton De Witt

W Hotel: The W Hotel Amsterdam brings a bit of New York feel to Amsterdam with its classic yet edgy design. The hotel is located in the center of Amsterdam, with a view of the Royal Palace, and has a rooftop lounge bar that you’ll fall in love with immediately.
Spuistraat 175, Amsterdam –

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Waldorf Astoria: if you want to stay at a graceful and contemporary luxury hotel in Amsterdam, then Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is what you’re looking for! Throughout the whole hotel you’ll find Dutch accents, and when you step outside you’ll be in the heart of the city. We love it!
Herengracht 542-556, Amsterdam –

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Waldorf Astoria

Amstel Hotel: InterContinental Amstel Hotel Amsterdam is located on the Amstel River, close to the city center. The hotel offers discrete elegance and luxury, and embraces the charm of the city. When the sun is shining you can sit perfectly on the terrace on the water all day long, and in the evening you can enjoy a delicious dinner at Amstel Restaurant.
Professor Tulpplein 1, Amsterdam –

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Sofitel Legend – The Grandthe ideal hotel for business travellers and leisure travellers in Amsterdam. The Grand Amsterdam can be found in the Red Light District, but don’t let that throw you off; this luxury hotel is very relaxing and elegant.
Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, Amsterdam –

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Sofitel Legend The Grand

Conservatorium Hotel: luxury in the museum district at the Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam. If you’re in Amsterdam to visit its many museums then  you’re at the perfect location in the Conservatorium Hotel. If you want to do a bit more than that, no worries, the hotel is just a few minutes from the city center and Vondel Park! This gorgeous design hotel was named the best luxury hotel in The Netherlands.
Van Baerlestraat 27, Amsterdam –

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De L’Europe: with views of the Amstel river, combined with the luxury and modern feel, and the central location, De L’Europe Amsterdam is a fantastic choice for your stay when in Amsterdam. The hotel is a mix of elegance, with chandeliers, and modern styling with bold colours. The hotel also has a two Michel-in star restaurant, Bord’Eau, and a lovely terrace on the water.
Nieuwe Doelenstraat 2 – 14 , Amsterdam –

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De L’Europe

These were our favourite luxury hotels in Amsterdam!

Amsterdam Bucketlist
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!)
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:
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
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.
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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