The service excelled before we even arrived. The concierge helped book dinner at Bord Eau, the two-star Michelin restaurant int the hotel. They also provided excellent maps and information about the city that helped us plan our daily itinerary and understand the layout of the city and airport.
When we arrived at the splendid building on the canal, we were very early but the staff got us food and drinks while our room was readied, four hours before check-in time. The room itself, a junior suite with canal view, was spectacular. Spacious by any standard, with enormous bedroom, impeccable decor, opulent bathroom and balcony overlooking the canal. The tv was built into a cabinet and would ride at the touch of a button. Spacious closets and drawers, ample table space, and chargers for all devices and regions of the world. There was even an iPad with added information at our disposal.
The location couldn't be better. It's within easy walking distance of the major museums, the Anne Frank House, Rembrandt House, Dutch Resistance Museum and much more. The canal tour leaves right from the hotel. Many good restaurants in the neighborhood. And, I was able to get my wife flowers for her birthday right across the street in the famed flower mart.
The staff gave excellent advice on running routes, biking, and walking. They also helped arrange for a car for a business outing, and a car to the airport.
I can't think of anything bad to say, or any reason I'd stay anywhere else when I return to Amsterdam. Bravo!
- 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