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The Netherlands Travel Guide

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By Jane Szita
Ideal for those with more dash than cash, Amsterdam’s latest hotel is a seriously stylish option that won’t break the bank. The newly opened Motel One Amsterdam is part of the German chain Motel One, which is rapidly building a reputation based on...
By Jane Szita
As temperatures rise in Amsterdam this August, there’s a cool (and healthy) fast food alternative to the ubiquitous patat tent (fries joint). In the latest city restaurant fad, salad bars are popping up all over town, promising juices, raw vegetab...
By Jane Szita
As temperatures rise in Amsterdam this August, there’s a cool (and healthy) fast food alternative to the ubiquitous patat tent (fries joint). In the latest city restaurant fad, salad bars are popping up all over town, promising juices, raw vegetab...
By Jane Szita
As the weather heats up in Amsterdam to a pleasant 70-something degrees, there’s no need to go indoors for your daily dose of culture. It’s the best time of the year to be outside in this picturesque Dutch city, and these are our favorite ways to ...
By Jane Szita
There’s a rare opportunity to relive Amsterdam’s great maritime history in August, when Sail Amsterdam brings a fascinating flotilla of historic sailing vessels to the city August 19 through August 23. The event, which happens only once every five...
By Jane Szita

The Hoxton, a newly opened hotel in Amsterdam, brings five 17th-century canal houses on the Herengracht bang up to date with a modern, cozy spin that echoes the best of mid-century European design.

Hotels in The Netherlands

This 129-room hotel with an arsenal of standout features, offers spare but opulent interiors, courteous service (especially praiseworthy in a city known for a lack thereof), and serious wellness amenities.

Restaurants in The Netherlands

Things to do in The Netherlands

Central Rotterdam is compact and easily explored by metro, tram, bike, or foot—but the most thrilling way to do it is by water taxi.