The Netherlands

Hotels in The Netherlands

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.

Across from Beatrix Park, CitizenM blends cutting-edge design and technology in 215 luxury rooms by the award-winning Dutch agency Concrete.

In September 2007, three years after opening her Antwerp B&B, designer Analik Brower, followed up with three rooms above and one below her Amsterdam boutique-exhibition space in the city’s Negen Straatjes area.

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.

The Hotel De L'Europe is a longstanding, luxury property perched along the Amstel River. Public spaces, such as the lobby, reinforce the opulent feel of the place with grand chandeliers and walls lined with paintings.

How about a stroll along the North Sea? That’s what’s on the itinerary for guests of the 254-room traditional Huis ter Duin (House of the Dunes), in the sleepy Dutch town of Noordwijk, in the Netherlands.

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.

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