My daughter and I have just returned from a two nights stay in a twin superior room overlooking the canal. Great experience. Circumnavigating the corridors and tiny steps is a challenge, thankfully daughter has a good sense of direction and for part of the way we were guided by the wafting perfume of the fresh flowers on level one. We had to use two lifts to reach level two. Bread crumbs a la Handsel and Gretel we contemplated. We loved the experience of being in the heart of the 'nine streets' which are surely the best place to shop in small boutiques - at a price. Lots of cafes with some tables on the pavements.
By the way, our room had a glorious, large bathroom with a twin overhead shower wet room - a bit lost on ma and her eldest!
As has been said before, all staff were charmingly helpful. Great art work throughout. Well stocked library if you really want to stay in. Emphasis on comfort. We did not eat in so cannot comment.
- 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