We stayed in the Water apartment. It was warm, spacious and comfortable and could hardly have been better placed as it's next door to the Concertgebouw and a short walk across the park from the Rijksmuseum, Our host Norman Heemskerk could not have been more helpful and friendly and we really enjoyed talking to him. He had great advice on where to eat, to book a canal cruise, how to get around and so on.
Amsterdam is a wonderful city. In a long weekend we managed two lengthy visits to the Rijksmuseum (the €15 admisison covers a whole year!), an orchestra concert, an afternoon in the Rembrandthuis, a boat trip and some lovely meals out. There is even an "outpost" of the Rijksmuseum with free admission at Schiphol airport.
All in all it was a most wonderful weekend that we'll never forget. If we manage a return trip we'll definitely book to stay at the Heemskirk suites.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Heemskerk Suites has 4 luxury suites, only for adults, and are situated in the most exclusive neighborhood of Amsterdam and located in an historical building in authentic architectonic style "Amsterdamse School" (Art Deco). The four suites are totally renewed. All suites will welcome you in a relaxing sphere and will embrace you, whether it is your holiday or your business trip. The privacy and comfort of all suites will make sure you will have a pleasant stay. The location is ideal, in the beautiful and quiet surroundings of the museum district where you can find the Van Gogh Museum, Rijks Museum and the Museum of Modern Art, all located next to the Museum plein. The famous Vondel park is just around the corner. For some exciting nightlife you can visit the Leidse plein, which is within only ten minutes walking distance. The RAI Congress Centre is easy to reach by public transport or even by foot. Supermarkets or street markets are 5 to 10 minutes walking. We will provide you with all the information you may need and we can also book any tour for you. We do not serve dinner at our but there is a wide variety of excellent restaurants in the neighborhood. For breakfast you can of course use the kitchen in the apartment or visit one of the breakfast cafes which you will find nearby. Personal assistance and making our guests feel at home is our number one priority. We welcome people from all nations and nationalities. See you soon at Heemskerk Suites!! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Heemskerk Hotel Amsterdam