The Netherlands

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.

The 57 futuristic, bright-white, podlike Yotel rooms (singles are roughly 10-by-10 feet) can be rented in four-hour blocks from $55. High-tech amenities include flat-screen televisions with more than 40 channels, mood lighting, and free Wi-Fi.

Eighty-six rooms occupy seven 19th-century mansions to form Hotel Vondel, which is installed in the museum district of the Dutch capitol. From the giant elliptical dome over the lobby’s desk to the nature-inspired, branch-like lamps, the hotel is saturated with art and modern interior design.

True in real estate as well as hotels, “location, location, location” is key at this 152-room hotel near Schiphol. The property offers a no-charge airport shuttle and numerous bus stations are nearby, making this a hub for the traveler and businessperson.

On the Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht canals, this hotel laces together 25 heritage houses to form a luxury complex with fitness area, garden art gallery, and classic restaurants.

This boutique hotel, named for the poet Dylan Thomas, opened in 1999 and occupies restored 17th-century buildings along the Keizersgracht canal in Amsterdam’s central shopping district.

If IKEA designed a spaceship, the result would be the citizenM. Concrete, clean lines, Vitra and Eames furnishings, and portal-like rain showers are a few examples of what makes this location so very European.

Built as the St. Elisabeth Orphanage in 1890, the brick building now houses the Hotel Arena, with its trendy restaurant, café, and nightclub. Some of the 116 rooms feature heritage elements like sloping rafters and high-ceilings.

This historic Amsterdam building dates back to 1578 and served as a convent and City Hall before becoming the Grand hotel, and then Sofitel Legend in 2010. The Sofitel has 177 rooms and 52 suites—each individually designed—with colorful accents and white duvets.

This grande dame on Lange Voorhout square that underwent a total makeover by French design star Jacques Garcia in 2006.