The Look & Experience
Centrally located in De Pijp close to Amsterdam’s Museum Quarter the opulent five star Okura Hotel is the tops. This luxurious hotel is a revelation.
Bed & Bath
Subdued, Peaceful & Elegant
About Your Stay
When in Amsterdam definitely stay at the opulent five star Okura Hotel. It is the perfect spot to begin your Amsterdam adventure. Guests will be able to choose from a host of killer onsite restaurants including Sazanka Restaurant, Ciel Bleu, Serre Restaurant and Le Cemelia Restaurant. Situated on the 23rd floor of the Okura Hotel you will be able to enjoy a glass of bubbly or an expertly crafted cocktail in the Twenty Third Bar with spectacular views of Amsterdam all around.
Be pampered in the decadent Nagomi Spa, swim in the large swimming pool or workout in the property’s plush gym. After spending your days discovering the magical sights of Amsterdam, the Okura Hotel is very nice to return to where you will be able to enjoy a warm drink at the swanky Lobby Bar. Come and stay at this classy hotel. You are guaranteed a true hotel experience.
At the Hotel
Nagomi Spa is an oasis
Jaw dropping views from Twenty Third Bar Cocktail & Champagne Bar
Swanky Lobby Bar
Hot Pool Scene & gym
Top tier restaurants
Centrally located close to Amsterdam’s Museum Quarter
15 minutes from Amsterdam’s 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.
When visiting Amsterdam a shopping trip to De Negen Straatjes (The Nine Streets) is a must. They are situated in the heart of Amsterdam’s historic canal district. Built during the 17th Century, it is a prime perch for shopaholics with art galleries, hip boutiques, jewellery shops, restaurants and cafes all within close reach. It is without a doubt a shopper’s paradise.
If you wish to splurge on the decadent you will find luxury shopping at Amsterdam’s museum district and more importantly P.C Hoofstraat is famous for being Amsterdam’s most exclusive shopping street where you discover branks including DKNY, Chanel and Louis Vuitton.
Amsterdam’s two main streets are Kalverstraat and Leidsestraat are beacons for visitors who love to shop til they drop. Visitors will be spoilt for choice in terms of top brands that these two streets possess.
Visit & Experience
Anne Frank House
Located along the Prinsengracht Canal is where you will discover the Anne Frank House. Anne and her family hid here from the Nazi Authorities during the Second World War. It opened as a museum in 1960 and visitors will be able to view the rooms where Anne lived as well as intriguing exhibits which chronicle her life.
Van Gough Museum
The Van Gough Museum houses the world’s largest collection of Van Gough’s paintings and letters. The Van Gough Museum is one of Amsterdam’s most visited attractions. Not to be missed!!
The Rijksmuseum is the Netherlands most important art and history museum. During your tour of this world famous museum which opened in 1885, you will discover more than one million artefacts which date from the 13th Century.
Built during the 17th Century the iconic canals of Amsterdam are a joy to see. Visitors to Amsterdam will definitely have to enjoy a boat ride along one of the city’s 100 canals which offer spectacular views of the city and of traditional Dutch architecture. The canals are lined with elm and lime trees making it a beautiful Amsterdam attraction to visit.
Vondel Park which opened in 1865 and which was known as Nieuwe Park is a very popular city attraction with tourists and locals alike. Following a statue of the world renowned 17th Century Dutch poet and playwright, Joost van den Vondel was placed in the park in 1867; the park earned its current name.
During your visit to Amsterdam definitely put Vondel Park on your to visit list where you will be able to enjoy a romantic stroll, enjoy a cycling tour along the park’s pathways or play games on the grass.
Two Michelin Stars - Ciel Bleu Restaurant - 2007
World Travel Awards - Netherlands’ Leading Business Hotel Award - 2010
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