Among the many high-end, design and budget hotels in the Netherlands, there are several popular boutique establishments that exceed expectations. Read on to discover nine of the most historically charming, unique and welcoming boutique hotels in the country.
This charming Scandinavian-inspired hotel on Texel is surrounded by rural beauty and is within cycling distance from many of the islands main attractions including Ecomare nature sanctuary and the Dunes of Texel National Park. The hotel has several types of luxurious suites as well as a modern spa and classy restaurant which serves locally produce.
Sir Adam’s luxurious suites are spread over the middle four floors of Amsterdam’s newest cultural landmark, A’DAM Toren. Every suite inside the hotel features floor to ceiling windows that offer panoramic views over northern and central Amsterdam as well as a espresso machine, artwork created by local artisans and a Crosely Cruiser record deck. The hotel’s location on the northern banks of the river IJ means that it is exceptionally close to Amsterdam’s Centraal Station and many of the city’s most iconic sights.
This boutique hotel in Groningen is steeped in history and is contained within several monumental buildings that were completed between the 15th and 19th centuries. There are 34 luxurious suites inside the hotel that vary by size, location and layout alongside a high-end restaurant and grand café which is contained within an centuries-old church that once owned by a local religious order.
Before it was known as Hotel New York the art-deco building in Rotterdam’s Kuip van Zuid neighbourhood was owned by a transatlantic cruise service called Holland America Line whose ships sails from the city’s harbour to the United States between 1873 to 1989. The company’s Rotterdam offices were converted into a luxurious hotel in 1993 and have since been designated as a National Heritage Site by the Dutch government.
Ambassade Hotel is spread over ten typical Dutch townhouses from the 17th century that run alongside Amsterdam’s iconic Herengracht canal. All of the hotel’s charming suites are flawlessly decorated and fitted with stately furnishings and bedding. The hotel also owns and displays a large collection of artwork that features paintings created by leading figures from the CoBrA movement.
This award winning boutique hotel in the Hague lies around 50 metres due south of the city’s most famous royal residence Noordeinde Palace. There are many incredible sights nearby such as the Dutch houses of Parliament at het Binnenhof, Mauritshaus and the Hague’s main shopping street de Grote Markstraat.
Located in the historic heart of the Netherlands’ most southernly province Limburg Townhouse Design Hotel Maastricht has plenty to offer discerning travellers including beautifully decorated suites, friendly staff and cosy communal areas. There are four types of rooms available at the hotel that range from basic lodging to deluxe, extra-large suites. Many of Maastricht’s most important and fascinating highlights are easily accessible from the hotel such as the city’s famous St. Servatius Bridge and Vrijthof plaza.
There are nine individually designed luxury suites available at Mary K in Utrecht and the entire hotel is contained with an 18th century canal house that was built onto the side of the city’s most famous waterway de Oudegracht. The hotel operates under progressive, ecological guidelines and supports other green initiatives and charities.
Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café, Leeuwarden | Courtesy of Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café / Hotels.com
Leeuwarden’s Post-Plaza Hotel is divided over two equally stunning buildings that were originally designed to accommodate a post office and a bank. Besides being one of the most popular hotels in the entire country, Post-Plaza is also renowned for its grand café which serves an amazing range of brasserie style meals and regularly organises live events.