We spent four nights at the Ambassade Hotel and were very impressed. It is a beautiful, individual hotel. The beds are comfortable and the views overlooking the canals are very special. We had a room on the first floor. High ceilings, elegant furniture, comfortable bed and lovely bathroom. We particularly liked the seating set up of two comfortable chairs by the window overlooking the canal. Just the spot to sit and enjoy tea at the end of a busy sight seeing day. The breakfasts were equal to any we have enjoyed over the years at some of the best hotels in the world. What really sets this hotel apart from others was the efficiency and friendliness of the staff. Nothing was too much trouble. We wouldn't want to stay anywhere else when we go back to Amsterdam.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Over the years, the Ambassade Hotel has expanded considerably. Starting with just one canal-side building in 1953, it now has 57 hotel rooms distributed among 10 of these buildings. Eight of these canal-side homes are on the "Herengracht" canal, while two others are located on the "Singel" canal. Other buildings are in use by the Ambassade Hotel too, but for other purposes: a few houses further along the Herengracht is the hotel's Float & Massage Centre known as Koan Float and 150 meters further along the Singel canal you will find the hotel's conference room. Except for the building at 335 Herengracht, all the canal-side buildings are physically interconnected. So as not to unnecessarily damage the original character of these canal-side homes, small sets of stairs and landings can be found at various places in the halls and in some of the rooms themselves to bridge the differences in floor elevations between the buildings. Over the years, two lifts have been installed, making all rooms easily accessible. The Ambassade Hotel has a bar and restaurant/brasserie that specializes in the classical French kitchen. The canal houses have been carefully restored to maintain their authentic character and all rooms and suites have been stylishly furnished and decorated. The furnishings are predominantly Louis XV/XVI style with the use of colorful fabrics and in all rooms and public areas you will find original paintings by artists from the famous Cobra movement. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ambassade Hotel Amsterdam