Called by many as Holland, the city of Amsterdam is the most visited center in the Netherlands. Recent statistics have shown that more than 3.5 million tourists are coming to visit Amsterdam per year. This popularity stemmed from its being a city of tolerance and diversity with all the advantages of a big city, be it culture, entertainment, international restaurants, good transport, and great hotels.
Speaking of hotels, many of the Amsterdam hotels offer the best accommodation, dining and entertainment. Many of the Amsterdam hotels offers discounts for those who wish to spend their holidays in the city. They usually feature up to 75 percent discount in their standard rates. However, it is important to note that Amsterdam is a busy place during weekends, especially during the high season. Thus, it is best that you book your Amsterdam hotel well in advance.
Victoria Hotel Amsterdam
Situated in the heart of the bustling shopping and business center, opposite the monumental train station of Amsterdam, close to the Dam Square, Royal Palace and other places of interest, the Victoria Hotel Amsterdam is a four-star deluxe hotel built in 1890. It has been one of the Amsterdam’s most remarkable historic buildings, and it is well-known throughout the world for its great old architecture and carved stone façade.
Victoria Hotel Amsterdam offers 305 well appointed rooms for their guests, including executive rooms and business and deluxe suites. It also features the great restaurants like the Seasons Garden Restaurant, and there are a business center, beauty parlor, and the Active Club with sauna, Turkish bath and swimming pool. Speaking of swimming pool, it is nice to know that at Victoria Hotel Amsterdam, the guests can use the swimming pool free of charge. And, if what you are after is a personal office, the hotel can provide you with such need. If it is not enough, Victoria Hotel Amsterdam offers the back-up of a professional business center.
Rooms and Amenities
As mentioned earlier, Victoria Hotel Amsterdam offers 305 well appointed rooms for their guests. All of these rooms are air conditioned. They are equipped with all the facilities expected of a four-star hotel. Included in the list are wireless internet, direct dial telephone, a work desk, cable TV, in house movie channel, mini bar, trouser press and in room safe. What is more interesting to know is that the Executive rooms of Victoria Hotel Amsterdam offer additional features such as coffee and tea making facilities, complimentary bottle of mineral water, daily newspaper, and luxury bathroom amenities. Currently, Victoria Hotel Amsterdam has 305 guest rooms, 54 executive rooms, 224 superior rooms, 13 business suites, 14 deluxe, 2 guest rooms adapted for the physically challenged, and 112 non-smoking rooms located on non-smoking floors.
Meetings and Events
Whether you are hosting a conference or business seminar, or entertaining associates over lunch or dinner, Victoria Hotel Amsterdam offers a wide variety of private dining options to add an exclusive touch to any kind of event you are after. They also help you in planning a meeting or function of any size. Their private business suites can accommodate 2 to 150 delegates, with all the amenities you want most.
Victoria Hotel Amsterdam offers three available dining areas for their guests. All of these dining centers cater every culinary taste and the menus range from international cuisine to a wide selection of beverages. One of the most well-known centers for dining at Victoria Hotel Amsterdam is the Seasons Garden Restaurant where you can enjoy extensive American breakfast in an elegant setting. This place even caters to conference lunches and dinners on request. There is also the Tasman Bar, which is a cozy bar where international drinks and snack are served. This bar is open daily and casual attire is required. Aside from these two mentioned centers for dining at Victoria Hotel Amsterdam, there is also Vic’s Brassiere & Terrace, a charming area developed in a traditional style. Here, you will be served with light drinks and snacks, as well as breakfast for groups, light lunch and dinner. And, if you prefer room service during your stay in Victoria Hotel Amsterdam, the hotel actually offers a convenience rooms service, so you can take your meals in the comfort and privacy of your room.
Here is a short list of the most preferred hotels in Amsterdam.
Lloyd Hotel Amsterdam
This hub currently has the most media coverage of all the Amsterdam hotels. It is very well situated, being nearer to the center of the city, with direct public transport connections. The place also has an easy access from the ring-road and from the rooms, lovely views over the fashionable Docklands areas are to be had. In addition, Lloyd Hotel Amsterdam has parking facilities of its own in a parking garage. It also has restaurants, a bar, a soundproof music room, a library and even a “corner” shop. It offers 116 rooms, ranging from one to five stars, and it is these rooms which offer a different experience to its visitors. What’s more, the rooms in this Amsterdam hotel are beautifully finished with the most exciting Dutch designs in the interior of the rooms. All guests can also enjoy a free high speed internet access, other than satellite television with a unique selection of channels.
Piet Hein Hotel Amsterdam
Unlike Lloyd Hotel, the hotel Piet Hein offers you a pleasant nautical atmosphere. It is situated at the Vondelpark in the heart of Amsterdam, only steps away from the Van Gogh museum, Rijksmuseum, the Modern Art museum, and the lively Leidseplein with casino. As you may have noticed, this Amsterdam hotel is actually located at a beautiful spot in the Museum Quarter. You can also enjoy and relax at the open air concerts in the summer, as the Concertgebouw is just within walking distance from this Amsterdam hotel.
The Quentin Hotel Amsterdam
Located in the core of Amsterdam nightlife, The Quentin is known for her unique atmosphere. It hosts throughout the year a number of the city’s young music bands on a regular basis. It is also five minutes walk away from the beautiful Musuemplein, the home of the Rijksmuseum, with the most important collection of Dutch old masters, sculptures, prints and antique furniture. The Quentin Amsterdam hotel is also steps away from the Van Gogh Museum that hosts shows with more than 200 of the artist prime works as well as contemporary artists. The colorful Flowers Market, as well as the Waterlooplein flea market are all within a walking distance and can be easily reached from the hotel.