The Netherlands

Hotels in The Netherlands

In the realm of unlikely trends: ancient monasteries are being reinvented as luxury hotels with rigorously chic interiors. Among the most stylish—and least remote—is Kruisherenhotel, carved out of a 15th-century church complex near Maastricht’s main shopping district.

A converted fuselage with a sauna and Jacuzzi, three flat-screen TV’s, and access to the cockpit.

Although named after 20th-century French fashion designer Jean Patou, the 12 rooms of this small, boutique hotel in the upscale Oud-Zuid district bear the signature of minimalist architect Jen Alkema and include blond wood floors, soft lighting, platform beds, and original photographs of models d

Just outside Amsterdam, a 17th-century church rectory has been transformed into the Inn on the Lake. The four bedrooms—decorated with soft pastels and prints—overlook the cobblestoned village square or a waterway that freezes in winter for ice-skating.

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.

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

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 Intercontinental hotel along the Amstel River in Amsterdam is easy to mistake as royal palace.

Set inside a renovated, late-19th-century school, this stylish hotel blends well into its surrounding, fashionable neighborhood.