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.
Shipping magnates once planned the routes of ocean liners in this Red Light district building; now, the old “Shipping House" houses this five-star location with 165 rooms and suites along the canals.
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.
Located in the village of Oudekerk aan de Amstel, this renovated row of 18th-century buildings houses seven, apartment-style suites overlooking the Amstel River.
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.
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.
The Michelin three-starred De Librije restaurant is the best-known attraction in the handsome Hanseatic town of Zwolle, 65 miles east of Amsterdam.