Canals, culture and the city's best shopping

From the moment you step outside the lobby of our central Amsterdam hotel, so many experiences await you. Take a stroll to the busy Dam Square to see the Royal Palace and the Nieuwe Kerk, a 15th Century church. Then take a horse-drawn carriage to tour the Old City before dining at one of the numerous cafes near the waterway.

Along the southern canal belt, spend an afternoon shopping on Kalverstraat and admire the colorful blooms at the world's only floating flower market, Bloemenmarkst. Don't forget to save a day or two to explore the cities world class museums including the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House.

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A’dam Lookout

0.99 mi / 1.59 km from the hotel
Get a stunning view of Amsterdam from atop this 135-meter tower. If you're feeling especially adventurous, try Europe's highest swing, 100 meters above the ground.
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Anne Frank House

0.64 mi / 1.03 km from the hotel
Anne Frank and her family hid in this house during the Nazi occupation of 1942. It is preserved as a testament to her life and the stories conveyed in her world-famous diary.
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Bimhuis

0.88 mi / 1.41 km from the hotel
Every year, this music venue hosts as many as 300 concerts that reflect the diversity of Dutch culture.
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De 9 Straatjes

0.45 mi / 0.72 km from the hotel
Bursting with shops, cafes, and galleries, this neighborhood in the Canal District is the perfect spot for a day out.
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Leidseplein

0.75 mi / 1.21 km from the hotel
A bustling town square noted for its vibrant nightlife, Leidseplein is home to street performers, nightclubs, restaurants, theaters, and boutique shops.
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Rijksmuseum

0.84 mi / 1.35 km from the hotel
The most visited museum in the Netherlands, the Rijksmuseum displays 8,000 objects of both artistic and historical significance.
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Van Gogh Museum

1.1 mi / 1.77 km from the hotel
Learn about the life and work of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. Dedicated to this world-renowned artist, the museum showcases stories and personal letters in addition to his famous paintings. Housing the world’s largest collection of van Goh artwork, visiting the museum is a perfect way for art-lovers to spend a few hours.

Artis (Zoo Amsterdam)

0.89 mi / 1.42 km from the hotel
Designed around conservation and education, Artis is a zoo, planetarium, and aquarium in one. Located in the heart of the city, it's an exciting, family-friendly attraction that's simple to fit in between exploring downtown.

Canal tours

2.28 mi / 3.67 km from the hotel
What's a visit to Amsterdam without a canal tour? Choose your route from any of the iconic 160 canals, stretching over 100 kilometers. There are numerous tour companies that launch their cruises from different points throughout downtown, so visitors can choose one that best fits their schedules.

Heineken Experience

0.98 mi / 1.58 km from the hotel
Beer drinkers may love Amsterdam's Heineken Experience. Located in a former brewery, this historic site is designed as a museum dedicated to Heineken's history and brewing procedures. Learn about this local beer and enjoy a glass at the end.