Waldorf Astoria hotel Amsterdam

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Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: most luxurious hotel!

29 April 2014

5 star luxury at the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam!

At the Herengracht opens the brand new Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam on May 1st. A hotel with endless luxury between the Utrechtsestraat and the Reguliersgracht. I can’t wait to go there for lunch or dinner and enjoy the luxury style of the Waldorf. I’m so curious about this new hotel and hope to stay there one day :-). The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is located just around the corner of the Utrechtsestraat. Nice shops and restaurants there are: Maison NL, Bar Moustache and Pata Negra.

The interior

The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is located in six connected canal houses that are unique piece by piece. The interior is designed by G A Design International and is very luxurious. Classic but modern at the same time. With the allure of the Amsterdam canals and a link to the Dutch masters with framed views that give a beautiful look on the canals. As if you’re looking to a painting!

The rooms

The 93 rooms and suites of the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam all have a unique interior with natural colours with bright accents, very heigh ceilings and the most luxurious sheets you have ever seen.

The restaurant

You probably heard about the restaurant concept of the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam where guests can enjoy dinner in line with the philosophy of Michelin star restaurant De Librije. I’m very curious about the menu and atmosphere in the restaurant.

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Waldorf Astoria hotel Amsterdam

The bar

The Vault Bar is the hidden pearl of the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam in the former safe of this bank-building. This exclusive and intimate bar will get a colourful interior.

The spa

I love hotel spa’s! It’s often very quiet there and super luxurious. The Guerlain Spa of the Waldorf Astoria is located at the garden level. Beside the three treatment rooms and the relax lounge this spa has a heated indoor pool, sauna and steam cabin.

Waldorf Astoria hotel Amsterdam

I’m going to the Waldorf Astoria hotel in Amsterdam soon to check out this luxury place myself. Drinking cocktails at the Vault Bar with friends!

Waldorf Astoria Hotel Amsterdam

Address: Herengracht 542-556, Amsterdam
Neighbourhood: Amsterdam city center

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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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Anne de Buck