Hotel Features. Set on the River Amstel, the Hotel de l'Europe is housed in an historic turn-of-the- century property with an ornate red-brick facade, and opens to a sumptuous lobby hung with paintings by Dutch masters. The hotel has a fitness room, an indoor pool, a sauna, and offers a range of massages and beauty treatments. The multilingual concierge can offer sightseeing assistance, and further amenities include 24-hour room service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby.
Guests of the Hotel de l'Europe can enjoy international dishes along with an extensive wine list beneath the frescoed ceilings and chandeliers of the Restaurant Excelsior, and dine on light meals and snacks in the informal, intimate Brasserie Le Relais. There is a summer terrace for al fresco dining, and drinks are served in Freddy's Bar.
Guestrooms. Air-conditioned guestrooms extend to marble bathrooms with Bulgari toiletries, hair dryers, bathrobes and slippers. All rooms are traditionally decorated and include satellite television with pay movies, direct-dial phones, wireless Internet, safes, and minibars. The penthouse suite is divided over two floors and has river views.
Expert Tip. The Anne Frank House, located 1.5 kilometres from the hotel, is a museum dedicated to the short life of the Jewish wartime diarist who hid from the Nazis. Visitors can see the secret annexe where the Frank family lived.
Superior Single room: One queen bed. Traditional decor and antique-style furnishings. Satellite television, direct-dial phone, wireless Internet, and minibar. Marble bathroom with Bulgari toiletries, bathrobes, slippers, shower/tub combination, and hair dryer. Fruit basket, mineral water, and tin of sweets upon arrival.
Superior Double room: One king or two twin beds. Traditional decor and antique-style furnishings. Satellite television, direct-dial phone, wireless Internet, and minibar. Marble bathroom with Bulgari toiletries, bathrobes, slippers, shower/tub combination, and hair dryer. Fruit basket, mineral water, and tin of sweets upon arrival.
Deluxe Double room: 1 double bed. Traditional decor and antique-style furnishings. Wireless Internet access. Direct-dial phone. Satellite TV. Minibar. Complimentary toiletries. Hair hair dryer.
From Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS):
Distance to the Hotel de l'Europe is 20 kilometres, approximately 25 minutes' drive.
Getting there. A railway station is located under Schiphol Plaza, in the central hall of the terminal. Every 15 minutes a direct train runs to Amsterdam Central Station. Shared Schiphol Travel taxis can be found outside the arrivals hall. The cars can seat up to eight people and cost approximately 19 EUR per person. Private taxis to the hotel city centre cost approximately 45 EUR. Public buses frequently run to Amsterdam and other destinations. Buses 197 and 370 go to central Amsterdam and Amsterdam Zuid. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. Amsterdam can easily be explored on foot. There are also convenient bus, tram and metro services running through the city and outside areas. Cycling is also a popular way to see Amsterdam. There are taxi ranks at the central station. Driving within the canal ring is discouraged.
Driving directions. Coming from the airport, take highway A4 in the direction of Amsterdam.
On reaching the A10 ring road to Amsterdam, follow directions to Oost, Zuid of Noord, and take the exit for S112 (Duivendrecht).
Turn left at the traffic lights and follow directions for Centrum.
After one kilometre, turn right at the roundabout for Centrum and into the Weesperstraat.
Follow this broad street for about three kilometres until reaching a second roundabout.
Follow the roundabout and turn right after the white twin-tower church.
Continue alongside the Waterlooplein/City Hall/Opera building.
Turn right after the bridge and follow the River Amstel.
After 200 metres, turn right at the next bridge and
- High Speed Internet Internet public area - surcharge
- Swimming pool - children's Technology helpdesk
- Parking (secure) Secretarial services
- Comp newspapers in lobby Translation services
- Currency exchange Business center
- Medical assistance available Computer rental
- Parking (surcharge) Breakfast services
- Parking (valet) Internet public area - wireless
- Safe-deposit box Restaurant(s)
- Hair salon Audiovisual equipment
- Cell phone/mobile rental Conference room(s)
- Parking garage Meeting room (small groups)
- Babysitting or child care Dry cleaning service
- Steam room Room service (limited hours)
- Sauna Laundry facilities
- Umbrella Banquet facilities
- Wedding services Massage-treatment room
- Full-service health spa Coffee shop or cafe
- Fitness equipment Shoe shine
- Suitable for children Ballroom(s)
- Air-conditioned public areas Swimming pool - indoor
- Television in lobby Airport transportation (fees apply)
- Event catering Beauty services
- Concierge desk Elevator/lift
- Bar/lounge Gift shop or newsstand
Room Amenities: , , • Cable/satellite TV • Pay movies • Cribs (infant beds) available • Direct-dial phone • Child care (in room, surcharge • Electronic/magnetic keys • Makeup mirror
Munt Tower: opposite| Rembrandt's House: 500 metres| Anne Frank's House: 1.5 km| Rijksmuseum: 1.5 km| Heineken Experience: 1.5 km| Flower Market: 1.5 km| Van Gogh Museum: 1.5 km| Botanical Gardens: 2 km| Artis Zoo: 2 km| Maritime Museum: 2.5 km|
Amsterdam Hotels - Hotel De l'Europe