The best way to enjoy your Amsterdam getaway is to stay at a hotel that brings you closer to the scenic waterways. Here are the five canal hotels in Amsterdam that will make your trip unforgettable!
Grand Hotel Amrâth
Grand Hotel Amrâth is one of those luxurious canal hotels in Amsterdam that you will fall in love with at first sight. The hotel occupies the former shipping house (Het Scheepvaarthuis) built in the early 20th century and stands near the Central Station.
Grand Hotel Amrâth offers spacious, high-ceilinged rooms and suites filled with light and designed in the Amsterdam School style. In addition to modern comfort and luxury, guests get to enjoy the views of Amsterdam’s waterfront and the Waalseilandsgracht canal.
Located on the banks of the Amstel River and known as Amsterdam’s “grande dame”, InterContinental Amstel is a 5-star hotel with all luxuries and rooms that rank amongst the largest in Amsterdam. This year, the hotel celebrated its 150th birthday.
Relax and enjoy the view of the riverside while having a cup of royal afternoon tea, take a dip in the pool and delight your senses with a seven-course dinner in the hotel restaurant.
Located on Amsterdam’s oldest canal in the very heart of the city center, Hotel Estheréa offers 93 luxuriously decorated rooms and 2 suites, some of which have a canal view. Amsterdam’s Dam Square, the Central Station, museums, nightlife and some of the main shopping streets are within reasonable walking distance.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam occupies six 17th century canal palaces on the Herengracht and provides guests with luxuriously decorated rooms, using the finest fabrics, fittings and bed furniture. This year, the hotel earned the TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award in the Luxury Category in the Netherlands.
The hotel has Amsterdam’s largest private courtyard, spa, the indoor pool, fitness area and the two-star Michelin restaurant, Librije’s Zusje Amsterdam.
Pulitzer Amsterdam is set within 25 interlinked 17th and 18th century canal houses located along the famous Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht canals. The hotel offers 225 rooms and suites, each of which has a unique design and is a part of the heritage of Pulitzer’s canal houses. Dam Square, the Anne Frank House and the Jordaan neighborhood are within walking distance.