Holland Palette reccomends the following hotels in Holland and Belgium

Apollofirst Hotel**** - Amsterdam

The Apollofirst hotel is a four-star boutique hotel located on one of Amsterdam’s most attractive avenues. Its warm appeal and intimate atmosphere will ensure that you feel at home. This trendy heart of Amsterdam is within arm’s reach of all the hot spots: numerous good, trendy restaurants as well as the famous up-market shopping streets. The Van Gogh museum, Stedelijk museum and Rijksmuseum, the World Trade Center, the Concert building and the RAI conference centre are all within walking distance. The hotel offers comfortable and attractively furnished rooms fitted with all modern comforts for both business travellers and our other guests. The hotel also has a friendly bar with an inviting lounge and a romantic courtyard garden.

Amsterdam Tropen Hotel*** - Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Tropen Hotel is located next to the Oosterpark and the Royal Tropical Institute, and close to the shopping district and Dappermarkt, which opens every day. The Waterloo Square, Artis Zoo and Hortus Botanicus are within walking distance. Direct access to the RAI Convention Centre. 80 rooms, direct-dial telephone, cable TV, pay per view films, wireless internet access, toiletries kit, hairdryer, choice of pillows (firm, soft, duvet,…), buffet breakfast, coffee and tea making facilities, safe. Restaurant, cocktail bar, café bar, 5 function rooms (from 4 to 100 people), business centre, laundry service, shoeshine service, car park, shuttle service, medical service, car rental.

Best Western Blue Square**** - Amsterdam

The Best Western Blue Square Hotel is located near the main streets of the city, has easy access to downtown with 2 tram stops outside the hotel.
The hotel offers tastefully furnished and decorated in a classic style. They are equipped with air conditioning, comfortable box spring beds and tea and / or café. Some rooms have stunning views over the canal Erasmus.
In the morning you can enjoy a delicious international breakfast buffet. In the evenings the hotel provides a la carte dining.
Just a short walk from the Blue Square Hotel, guests will find a shopping mall and a market square. Sloterpas Lake is nearby and is perfect for sailing or walking. The hotel is 10-20 minutes from the RAI Congress Centre, World Trade Center and the airport Schiphol.

Best Western Blue Tower Hotel**** - Amsterdam

The Best Western Blue Tower Hotel opened its doors in July 2007 at the edge of Amsterdam city centre. The hotel can be easily reached by public transport or by car. The hotel is located in a market square with a new shopping mall. The Blue Tower Hotel is an entirely non-smoking hotel.
There are state of the art facilities for meetings, with a main room for 250 guests and 4 break out rooms for 50 guests.
All 186 rooms are equipped with individual air conditioning, a bathroom with bath or shower, toilet and hair dryer and have a telephone with direct outside line, flat screen TV, safety box, coffee and tea facilities and free WiFi. Each floor has its own service point where you can buy a drink or candy bar.
The restaurant has splendid modern fresh atmosphere.

Best Western Delphi Hotel***/**** - Amsterdam

The Best Western Delphi Hotel is a 3 / 4 * hotel in the residential center of Amsterdam at 10 minutes walking distance of the Concertgebouw, and Museum Square (Van Gogh museum, Rijksmuseum and Municipal museum of modern art). The hotel is located on a nice tree-lined avenue with many deluxe villas and 10 minutes walking to the best shopping street in town. A direct tramway (stop at a few steps from the hotel) leads to the heart of Amsterdam; Dam square and the central Station. There is a bar and breakfast room at the hotel and the rooms are comfortable with a simple private bathroom.

Best Western Leidse Square Hotel*** - Amsterdam

The Leidse Square hotel is located in a quiet side street of Leidseplein in the heart of Amsterdam. The Casino, cinemas and countless restaurants, bars and discos at a stone’s throw. The historical city centre with its canals, the Leidsestraat with numerous shops and the museums are all within walking distance, as are the Vondelpark and the Concertgebouw. There is a large underground car park at only 100 meters from the hotel. All the 95 rooms have bath or shower, toilet, radio, cable TV and direct-dial telephone. There is a cozy bar and lounge and breakfast room.

Casa 400*** - Amsterdam

Casa 400 is a 3-star hotel is located just outside the historical center of Amsterdam, at 3 minutes’ walk of railway and subway station Amsterdam Amstel Station. From there, trams, subways and trains take you in little time to the main tourist attractions to the airport and other parts of the Netherlands. The hotel features a restaurant, bar and coffee corner. All the rooms have a shower, toilet and telephone.

Dutch Design Hotel Artemis**** - Amsterdam

This modern special design hotal inspired by the famous architect Dudok, was opened in 2005 in a modern new section of Amsterdam West. This new neighbourhood is located between the historical centre and the airport. There is a pleasant restaurant and bar, and a terrace along the canal. Reception with internet services. The hotel has 256 well equipped rooms on 8 floors.

Golden Tulip West**** - Amsterdam

Golden Tulip Amsterdam West opened it’s doors in 2012. The hotel is located outside the city center on the westside of the ringway in the area called Sloterdijk. The public transport – at walking distance from the hotel, takes you to the city centre of Amsterdam. All 245 rooms are equipped with WIFI, minibar, airconditioning, safe, telephone, television and bathroom with shower, bath and hair dryer. The hotel has a lobby bar called Brink and an international buffet restaurant called D.R.E.A.M. The hotel has 3 modern meetingrooms, all with daylight. (max 80 persons). In front of the hotel there is a parking for buses (max. 3 coaches).

Holiday Inn Express Arena Towers*** - Amsterdam

Holiday Inn Express Arena Towers is located in the centre of Amsterdam Southeast, the most dynamic entertainment area of that part of Amsterdam. A wide variety of shops and restaurants can be found are within walking distance from the hotel. The train and metro station is only 650 m with direct links to Central station in 15 minutes. Schiphol Airport is a 10-minute drive away.
Free WiFi access is available throughout the hotel. Snacks, sandwiches and drinks can be bought from the vending machines in the lobby. Each room at Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam Arena Towers features a modern decor, an LCD TV, box-spring beds and a bathroom with a walk-in shower. Other amenities include a work desk and a tea/coffeemaker.

Hotel die Port van Cleve**** - Amsterdam

This 4-star hotel is situated in the heart of Amsterdam, behind the Royal Palace, next to the exclusive Magna Plaza shopping centre.
Die Port van Cleve has disposal of a souvenir shop, a bar in Delft blue style and a brand new Theatre-Restaurant with live music, entertainment and possibility to dance. The hotel has conference facilities for up to 40 persons.
All rooms are equipped with bath, toilet, radio, television and telephone. Minibar and trouser press are available upon request.

Inner Hotel** - Amsterdam

Inner Hotel is a simple hotel with 81 rooms, located in the city centre close to the Museum Square. The Van Gogh Museum is about 4 minutes away. You’ll find lots of stores, bars and restaurants in the area of the hotel.
There are several types of rooms, multiples with shared bathrooms and doubles and singles with a private bathroom. The restaurant serves a simple dinner and it is possible to book lunchboxes.

NH Amsterdam Centre**** - Amsterdam

This 4 star hotel (which was recently downgraded to 4-star to meet the rules for pharmaceutical congresses) is located at the Leidseplein, the most welcoming square of Amsterdam with theatres, an abundance of restaurants and pubs, and the Casino. Also the Rijksmuseum, and the Van Gogh museum are only a few steps away. The elegant facade of the hotel is fine example of the 1920s Amsterdam style of architecture. The Golden Tulip Barbizon Centre has a pleasant bar, an excellent hotel restaurant and a deluxe Italian restaurant, a health spa with Fitness center and massage parlor.
All the rooms are equipped with air conditioning, double glazing, private bath and shower, hairdryer, telephone, electronic security system, minibar, color TV and an electronic safe.

NH Barbizon Palace***** - Amsterdam

This 5-star hotel is situated right in the heart of Amsterdam opposite of the Central Station.
With its impressive modern lobby, the historical 17th Century houses and the St-Olofs Chapel conference center it has a very specific atmosphere of Amsterdam.
The hotel disposes of a first class award-winning restaurant, located in one of the historical houses, as is the bar, which is a typical Dutch brown café, open to the general public. There is a brasserie for breakfast and snacks with an indoor terrace, business center, health and Fitness club (closed for renovation) and private mooring (for canal boats). The historical St-Olofs Chapel is connected with an underpass with the hotel and offers not only an ultra modern conference facility, but is also very suitable for tasteful gala dinners
The rooms are partially located in the historical houses incorporated in the hotel and partially in a modern portion of the hotel. Each room is equipped with individual air-conditioning, telephone, hair-dryer, private safe, trouser press, radio and TV and a modern bathroom.

Park Plaza Victoria**** - Amsterdam

One of the best 4-star hotels in Amsterdam in the very heart of the historic center, opposite the central railway station. Park Plaza Victoria has a cozy bar-brasserie as well as a pleasant modern restaurant. There are various conference rooms, a business center, a small swimming pool, a health club which consists of a beauty center/hairdressing salon, as well as a sauna, Turkish bath and solarium.
All rooms have a private bathroom with toilet and shower and/or bath, radio, TV, direct dial telephone, air-conditioning, minibar, trouser press and hairdryer.

Park Plaza Vondelpark**** - Amsterdam

The Park Plaza Vondelpark Amsterdam is an elegant and modern equipped hotel ideally situated at the edge of the Vondelpark. Within 15 minutes walking distance you will find the Concert Hall and the Museum Square. that offers comfort, cleanliness and friendly service. The bright lobby has comfortable seats and a snack corner, where you can enjoy a cup of coffee and read the newspaper. In the lobby you will also find Internet access. The bar with terrace and fire place opens at 17.00h till 23.00h. All rooms are standard with toilet, bath and/or shower, cable television, heating, ventilator, coffee and tea facilities, safe and hairdryer bathrobes, a sit corner and stereo.

Tulip Inn Amsterdam Centre*** - Amsterdam

The Tulip Inn Amsterdam Centre is set in 10 monumental townhouses, close to Dam Square and the lively Warmoesstraat. It is located in the historic heart of the city, close to the Berlage Trade Exchange and within walking distance of Central Station (500 meters). The main tourist attractions like the Anne Frank House, Dam Square and the Kalverstraat shopping area are easily accessible.
The hotel serves a continental breakfast buffet each morning in the dining room of the hotel. The lounge bar is the ideal place to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee or a drink.
The rooms are accommodated with a flat-screen TV and private bathroom.
The hotel offers some small single rooms.

Tulip Inn Riverside Amsterdam

Tulip Inn Riverside Amsterdam is a 3/4 star hotel, situated at the southeast of Amsterdam, at an 8 minutes’ walk from the subway station to the center. On one side of the hotel you’ll find the city, the main roads, private parking (free) of the hotel, on the other side you’ll see a countryside typically Dutch – small farms, a lake and a park where you can play midget golf and tennis. The hotel has its own restaurant, a bar, meeting rooms and a terrace. The rooms are spacious with TV and a bathroom. Most of the rooms have the shower in the bathtub.

Westcord Art Hotel*** - Amsterdam

The Westcord Art Hotel was built in 2001 and situated in the Westerpark area of Amsterdam about 2 km from the historical center. The name of the hotel refers to the art expostions in the meeting rooms and hall which gives the hotel an artistique atmosphere. The bar is a typical Amsterdam bar, brown cafe. There is a restaurant with a nice terrace and a garden. The rooms are comfortable with TV, phone, minibar, locker and airco. There is an art piece in each room.