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.

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.

Located in the Seven Bridges area, this waterfront canal house turned boutique hotel maintains much of its 18th-century flavor. The eight accommodations have ornate rugs, bedding, and drapes, as well as features like exposed beam ceilings, mixed-period antiques, and lots of natural light.

Located on the Herengracht Canal, the Banks Mansion is a stately white-columned hotel housing 51 rooms, many of which display serene water views. Part of the Carlton brand, this Art Deco hotel opened in 2004 and retained the stained-glass windows from the building’s prior existence.

Located in a 17th-century manor house built for a wealthy sugar merchant, the Seven One Seven hotel contains nine opulent guest rooms named after famous European artists, such as Picasso, Shakespeare, and Frans Liszt.

The three-room hotel has slick interiors and Hästens beds, is just a block away from the harbor.c

Overlooking the Keizersgracht canal in the Jordaan district, this boutique hotel is comprised of three narrow houses built for Dutch merchants in the 17th century.

Book one of the Hastens rooms; they’re the choicest, with linen-covered chesterfields and windows that look out onto rooftops and the gardens below.