The Look & Experience
Centrally located in the Dutch capital on Nieuwe Doelenstraat overlooking the impressive Amstel River, the De L’Europe Hotel is an oasis of calm in the heart of this buzzing city centre. This opulent five star hotel which oozes modern waterfront luxury was used by Alfred Hitchcock as a location for the 1940 film Foreign Correspondent. Come and experience one of the best hotel’s in Amsterdam.
Bed & Bath
Elegant guestrooms and the interiors are all modern, with sexy, clean-lined furniture.
About Your Stay
This classic landmark which was originally built in 1896 is nestled in the heart of Amsterdam overlooking the majestic Amstel River and it is a joy to stay at for so many reasons.
Guests will be able to choose from fantastic dining options including the chic Bord Eau Restaurant, the Hoofstad Brasserie or why not enjoy al-fresco dining at Het Terras.
Try out the hotel’s intimate Fitness centre where you shouldn’t miss the opportunity of swimming in the glamourous indoor swimming pool which features a jet stream. Afterwards relax and unwind in the Jacuzzi with spectacular views of the Amstel River. As the hotel is within close proximity to all of the city’s major sights and attractions you will be a stone’s throw away from the popular Museum Quarter. While out exploring, definitely visit the famous Canal district and take that perfect photo for home.
Upon return to the De L’Europe Hotel, enjoy a drink in the iconic Freddy’s Bar before recharging with dinner in the Hoofstad Brasserie.
De L’Europe Amsterdam is noted for its sense of history and connection and you will certainly notice this from the minute you arrive. A true hotel experience is definitely on the cards.
At the Hotel
Sits at the centre of it all overlooking the Amstel River
The Skins Institute – De L’Europe is a major highlight
Private Wine Bar – Les Caves de L’Europe
Extensive renovations to the hotel took place in 2010
Bord Eau Restaurant
Het Terras – al fresco dining
Promenade – Swanky Lounge Bar
Originally built in 1896
Wi-Fi Friendly Hotel
Fully equipped Fitness Centre
25 minutes from Schiphol Airport
Be In the Know:
A trip to the Okura Hotel (+31 20 678 7111) is a must. This is where you will discover high-end drinks at high-end prices. Located in the south side of Amsterdam on Ferdinand Bolstraat, guests will be treated like royalty with attentive waiters preparing your favourite cocktail. For a panoramic view of Amsterdam I would advise you to head to the 23rd floor where as well as taking in the spectacular views, you will also able to enjoy drinks at the swanky bar.
The Vesper Bar (+31 20 846 4458) on Vinkenstraat, just off Haarlemmerstraat is where visitors after a busy day sightseeing will be able to enjoy expertly crafted cocktails in this elegant cocktail bar. You will notice the James Bond memorabilia on the walls accompanied by pop art prints and fine liqueurs Fantastic bar to try if it is a dose of sophistication you seek.
t’ Smalle (+31 20 623 9617) on Egelantiersgracht has a historic past and this is clear for everyone to see. Built in 1780 as a Hoope distillery but today it is popular, bustling bar which is located on one of Amsterdam’s prettiest canals. If you are visiting Amsterdam during the summer months get here early as there is usually a dash for seats outside. The 1780 feel is still alive and well in this Amsterdam bar.
When in Amsterdam for a few days definitely make a booking to dine at De Kas (+31 20 462 4562). Located at Kamerlingh Onneslaan, in an enormous glasshouse which is divided into two – one half for dining and the other which allows the restaurants chefs and staff to grow their own fruit and vegetables, which could quite possible end up on your plate. If it is healthy food you are after and with a firm emphasis on fresh produce, this is the restaurant for you.
Enjoy a meal at Beddington’s (+31 20 620 7393) at Utrechtsedwarsstraat, which was opened by Chef Jean Beddington in 1983. Guests will be treated to delicious, wholesome fair with a combination of the chefs Derbyshire roots, Asian influences and modern Dutch twists. Enjoy the full view into the working kitchen and maybe catch a glimpse of your meal being prepared. This restaurant is the tops.
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