Top 10: Best Luxury Hotels In Amsterdam

Each one of the thousands of buildings that line Amsterdam’s main canals can be classified as a monument, beautifully kept as apartments, offices, cafés, restaurants, and even brothels. All together they form an aesthetic uniformity that make Amsterdam one of the most beautiful cities in the world, a stunning place of bridges and bikes crossing canals, picturesque cobbled streets, and strikingly elegant architecture. World-class attractions include the Rijskmuseum, the Van Gogh museum, and of course, the Anne Frank House, earning the city (and the Lower Countries in general) a top spot in our bucket list of the best destinations in the world for culture. And while Amsterdam is a beautiful place on its own, a trip to the Dutch Capital deserves accommodations that are equally interesting, so find here my top 10 list of the best luxury hotels in town.


This unique hotel offers an authentic Dutch experience with accommodations in 25 restored 17th and 18th century merchant houses, all reflecting Amsterdam’s rich heritage. You can explore the city’s canals in the hotel’s own canal boat (Winston Churchill chose to tour the city in this very same vessel in 1946). All 230 guest rooms have been recently remodeled. Each room is different, with either a garden or canal view. The hotel used to be part of Starwood’s Luxury Collection, but left the group on April 1, 2015.

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