We have just come back from a week end at the Hotel de l'Europe. The hotel is a beautiful ancient building, located directly on the waters of the River Amstel. The location is fantastic, at walking distance from everything. Dam Square was just at 10 minutes. The hotel is very nice, traditional and it deserves its five stars. It is an "old world" classic, with all the amenities you could need. Someone could find the decoration a bit gone but overall it was very pleasant.
We arrived late at night and the staff was helpful and friendly, especially the bellboy Mohamed. As complimentary we found water, chocolate, fruit and a little liquor souvenir...a very nice touch. The room was huge and the bed very comfortable. The only thing we complained was that housekeeping was good but not excellent. We reported this to the night guy at reception and the following day the problem was solved.
The pool and the wellness centre are a very nice plus for when you come back from a busy sightseeing day.
In the evening the concierge recommended the Restaurant Greetje...very nice.
We will come back!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- In the heart of Amsterdam, in walking distance of the plush 19th century Museum Quarter, the pinnacle of sophistication and cultural bohemia with the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk Museum and Van Gogh Museum and with its prime location on the banks of the Amstel river, De L'Europe is synonymous with Dutch rich history. Since the first official opening in 1896, De L'Europe has been favored by Amsterdam's elite and the hotel continues to attract the world's most celebrated names. Experience and explore a unique entrée into the Amsterdam of yesterday and today by arriving at De L'Europe. Admire true replicas from the Dutch Masters like Frans Hals and Rembrandt van Rijn in the Promenade whereas replicas of Dutch Masters like Jan Steen, Johannes Vermeer and Floris van Dijck decorate the walls of the rooms and suites in the historical Rondeel building. Adjacent to the hotel, the suites at the contemporary Dutch Masters Wing offer a selection of modern colors that form the basis for replicas of Dutch Masters like Pieter Codde and Pieter Saenredam. Guests may enjoy culinary highlights at the two Michelin-star rated Bord'Eau Restaurant Gastronomique, the casual chic Hoofdstad Brasserie with an international twist and Hèt Terras, the city's most popular Summer hotspot overlooking the buzzling city center of Amsterdam, complemented by exclusive wines from the private wine cellar 'Les Caves De L'Europe'. Kick back and relax at the Amsterdam's inspired gentlemen's pub Freddy's Bar to sample a traditional Heineken beer or sip on one of the signature cocktails. To complete your Amsterdam experience, indulge yourself with one of the bespoke beauty treatments at the Spa & Wellness 'Skins Institute - De L'Europe'. Feel at home in an iconic 19th century treasure and be surrounded by cultural heritages while exploring a modern vibrant city. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- De l`Europe Amsterdam Hotel Amsterdam
- Hotel De l Europe
- De l Europe Hotel