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.
Albus Hotel**** - Amsterdam
The 4-star Albus Hotel is located close to the Flower Market and Rembrandt Square. The Muntplein tram stop is a 5-minute walk away and offers direct access to the center of Amsterdam.
The restaurant Senses offers meals prepared with local and organic ingredients. The hotel also offers a business area with an internet computer, a Schiphol Airport shuttle service and a bicycle rental service.
Each room has a flat-screen TV with a special guest communication portal, a Nespresso machine, design furniture and modern wooden floors. The bathroom has luxurious soap amenities, a rain shower and a bathrobe. Free Wi-Fi is also available.
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. The hotel has many facilities like a restaurant, cocktail bar, café bar, 5 function rooms (from 4 to 100 people), business centre, laundry service, car park, shuttle service, medical service, car rental. The hotel has 80 rooms and each room is equipped with wireless internet access, toiletries kit, coffee and tea making facilities and a safe.
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.
Casa*** - Amsterdam
Casa 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.
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.
Hotel Estherea**** - Amsterdam
Hotel Estherea is ideally located on one of the most beautiful and quietest canals Singel in the center of the city, Central Station, the most important shopping streets, museums and theatres are all within walking distance. This hotel is in a quiet area and has classically-styled decor with wooden paneling. Breakfast at the hotel features an extensive range of choices. The hotel serves coffee, tea or hot chocolate free of charge in the lounge with canal view. Furthermore, you can make free use of the wired internet in the lobby, visit the small library and get coloring books for children.
Each of the stylish rooms are romantically decorated and have a private bathroom. Some rooms have a canal view. Guests are able to borrow an iPad free of charge at the front desk during the stay in the hotel.
Gr8 Hotel Amsterdam*** - Amsterdam
Gr8 Hotel Amsterdam is a 3*** 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.
Holiday Inn*** - Amsterdam
This 4-star hotel is situated within walking distance of the RAI International Congress Centre and the Amstel Park. The center of Amsterdam is only 10 minutes away. There is a direct tramway in front of the hotel to the historical center.
The Holiday Inn Boelelaan has a restaurant, bar, business-center, restaurant, souvenir shop and hairdresser. All rooms are equipped with bath/shower, toilet, coffee and tea making facilities, minibar, trouser press, hairdryer and air-conditioning.
Holiday Inn Express Arena Towers**** - Amsterdam
Holiday Inn Express Arena Towers is located near one of the biggest commercial/shopping areas of Amsterdam, near the Johan Cruyff Arena stadium, the Ziggo Dome and the Afas Live (2 concert halls).
The area counts plenty of shops, bars and many restaurants. The airport is easily accessible in 15 minutes by train, the city centre is also easily reached, within 10 minutes by train/metro.
This new and modern hotel offers a lot of comfort: spacious rooms with airconditioning, free WIFI, flat screen TV with 50 international channels, tea and coffee facilities. Wifi is free in the entire hotel.
NH Amsterdam Centre**** - Amsterdam
NH Amsterdam Centre is located conveniently 250 m from the famous Leidseplein and the hotel is situated in the museum and fashion district and is only a 5-minute walk from both the P.C.Hooftstraat shopping area and Museum Square. Restaurants, bars and theatres can be found nearby and tram services to Amsterdam Central Station are available opposite the hotel.
The hotel has a bar / lounge where you can enjoy a cocktail or a light meal. There is also a spa with sauna, steam bath and a free fitness centre with personal trainer. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi.
The air-conditioned rooms have hard-wood floors and décor with warm crème colours and bright accents. Complimentary tea/coffee facilities, a minibar and satellite TV come as standard. All rooms have extra-long beds.
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.
OZO Hotel**** - Amsterdam
The Ozo hotel is 350 m from Bullewijk Metro Station and a 10-minute walk from Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena Train Station. Schiphol Airport is 20 km away.
Featuring a restaurant and a free fitness centre, Ozo Hotel is located in Amsterdam, just 1 km from Amsterdam Arena. This 4-star property offers free WiFi throughout, a garden, and air-conditioned rooms with satellite flat-screen TV.
The modern rooms include parquet floors, a safe, and an electric kettle. Each has a private bathroom with a hairdryer.
Pulitzer Hotel***** - Amsterdam
Hotel Pulitzer is located within 25 interlinked 17th and 18th century canal houses along the famous Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht. Famous attractions such as Anne Frank House, Dam Square and the Jordaan neighborhood are within 15 minutes on foot. Tram stop Westermarkt is 200 metres away. It provides easy access to the rest of the city and Central Station.
Restaurant Jansz. serves simple, but high quality dishes that are inspired by the classic European cuisine. There is also a lounge to relax and a hotel bar. Free WiFi is provided. Each room is unique and characteristically decorated and equipped with a flatscreen tv, safe, coffee and tea amenities and free mineral water. This hotel is completely renovated in 2015 and the course of 2016.
Hotel de Beurs**** Amsterdam surroundings
Hotel de Beurs is situated in the centre of Hoofddorp. With a bus stop 2 minutes away, you can easily reach the station with fast connections to Amsterdam, Schiphol and Haarlem.
The hotel offers easy access to the main motorways. The beachtown of Zandvoort and the Keukenhof gardens are nearby as well.
Hotel De Beurs has a sauna, Turkish steam bath and a fitness area. Furthermore there is a bar, a special smokers lounge, a restaurant and a terrace.
The hotel rooms have a private bathroom and coffee and tea facilities. Wi-Fi is available.
Gr8 Hotel Bodegraven*** Rotterdam surroundings
Set on a polder in the green heart of the Netherlands, Gr8 Hotel Bodegraven is off the A12 Motroway, halfway between Utrecht and Rotterdam. Reeuwijkse Plassen Lake District is around the corner. Free Wi-Fi is available.
Each room is equipped with a cable TV and a spacious work desk. En suite bathrooms with bathtub and shower are standard.
The hotel provides different eating options, from a la carte to buffet and lounge bar. Guests should not miss the opportunity to order renowned cheese plates of the Gouda quality, which is locally produced.
A chance to explore the natural surroundings is offered by the on-site bicycle rental and packed lunches are available upon request. A free parking is located on site.
Best Western Plus Plaza Almere**** - Amsterdam surroundings
The Best Western Plus Plaza Almere hotel is located in the heart of Almere – a modern suburb town of Amsterdam. The hotel is located next to the railway station with a direct train connection to Amsterdam Central Station (21 minutes only) The hotel is next to a major shopping area with bars and restaurants. The hotel was opened 2018. Highers floors offer splendid views over the polder region. There is a famous steak restaurant, a cozy bar. The rooms offer 2m10 boxspring beds, a seating area, flatscreen tv, airco, coffee/tea facilities and a modern bathroom with a spacious rainshower and hairdryer. Free Wifi.
Hotel de Rustende Jager**** Amsterdam surroundings
Hotel de Rustende Jager is located in Nieuw Vennep, just 10 minutes’ walk from Nieuw Vennep’s train station. Amsterdam is a 35-minute train ride away, Haarlem is a 51-minute train ride.
Guests can enjoy a buffet-style breakfast daily. French cuisine is served in the evening and a variety of beers and wines are offered at the bar. Coffee to-go is also available at Best Western Hotel De Rustende Jager. It has a restaurant, which opens onto a terrace.
The bright rooms at Hotel de Rustende Jager come with a TV. Each has a private bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer and free Wi-Fi.
Hotel Figi**** Zeist
You will find the Figi hotel located in the center of historic Zeist, a mere 15 minutes drive from Utrecht. The 97 room Figi is a 4 star hotel with a convention and leisure complex, congress center, concert hall, four cinemas, restaurant, espresso bar, theatre pub and patisserie. The interior design based on the design of the 1920’s . The concept is created by Ravage, the renowned design duo, in close cooperation with the owners Some rooms have easy wheelchair access, roll-in bathrooms and waterbeds. An entire floor has been set aside for the non-smoker.
Delta Hotel***/**** - Rotterdam surroundings
The ¾ star Delta Hotel has a most spectacular view of the port of Rotterdam – the hotel is built partially in the water and enormous sea ships come and go right in front of the restaurant. The picturesque historical center of Vlaardingen is at 10 minutes walking distance and the hotel is only 15 KM from Delft and 28 from The Hague (Amsterdam 75 km)
The restaurant and bar are decorated in maritime style and the various meeting rooms also have a view on the harbor. The rooms are excellent with private bathroom (shower or bath and toilet) TV and telephone.
Grand Hotel Amstelveen**** - Amsterdam surroundings
Grand Hotel Amstelveen is just a 15-minute drive from both Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam. The bus stop Nesserlaan West is located opposite of the hotel, from here a direct connection to Schiphol Airport is available. Within a 10-minute walk from metro station Poortwachter, which gives direct access to WTC, RAI and Amsterdam centre. The A9 highway is 8 minutes by car.
The breakfast restaurant offers live-cooking and a buffet with various choices. In the evenings, you can enjoy an à la carte dinner in Bistro Nice, which belongs to the hotel. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and free parking is available.
Grand Hotel Amstelveen provides 99 stylish rooms featuring a flat-screen TV with various radio channels and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. The modern bathrooms are fitted with a bath, shower and separate toilet.
Grand Winston Hotel**** - The Hague surroundings
This ultra-modern 4-star hotel was built in 2004. Rijswijk is the suburb situated between Den Haag (The Hague) and Delft with a lot of office buildings and modern buildings of large enterprises.
The underground railway station with direct lines to Den Haag, Delft, Rotterdam, etc. is at only 200 meters from the hotel. A very big shopping center is at 400 meters from the hotel. There is easy access to the highway to Delft, Rotterdam, Keukenhof Amsterdam and Utrecht at 3 minutes from the hotel.
There is a special arrival hall for groups with touring car parking. The hotel has 3 restaurants : a group restaurant and breakfast room, an intimate à la carte restaurant and a top class deluxe restaurant . There is an intimate bar and the center of the hotel is a gigantic curtain with over 3000 diode lamps. The hotel has an excellent modern Fitness. There are 252 airconditioned luxurious rooms (of which 33 twins and 21 suites) All rooms have TV with centra DVD system, telephone, internet access and minibar. Some rooms have view on the old church of Delft. The bathroom is completely made of glass with a massage shower and 85 different massage showering programs.
Postillion Hotel Bunnik*** - Utrecht surroundings
Postillion Hotel Utrecht Bunnik is centrally located in The Netherlands, along the A12 motorway from Arnhem to Den Haag and Rotterdam. Postillion offers a breakfast buffet and has a restaurant for lunch and 3-course dinner. The bar is open daily for drinks. The nearby Utrechtse Heuvelrug nature area is ideal for long walks. At 3 kilometres distance from the hotel, you can find Fort Rhijnauwen on the Rhine river.
Postillion Hotel Dordrecht*** - Rotterdam surroundings
Located on the A16 motorway between Breda and Rotterdam, this modern hotel provides 77 elegant guest rooms and 17 multi-functional business rooms, as well as a fitness center. There is free on-site parking and free WiFi access.
A breakfast buffet is available in the morning. The hotel’s restaurant with a spacious terrace serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order a drink at the bar.
Each room of Postilion Hotel Dordrecht comes with box-spring bedding, a flat-screen TV and a desk area. The private bathroom is fitted with a rain-shower and fair-trade toiletries.
Art Hotel Spaander*** - Amsterdam surroundings
Spaander Hotel is located in Volendam, in the heart of the lake of IJssel. This historic hotel dates back to 1881 and offers an authentic Dutch atmosphere. The historic cities of Edam and Monnickendam are very close and really worth visiting.
The hotel’s famous restaurant offers a delicious menu of Volendam and Dutch specialties. You can enjoy delicious dishes such as fried eel, while it is attended by waitresses with traditional costumes from the region.
The Hotel has 79 spacious luxury rooms, individually decorated in a typical Dutch style. Some rooms offer views of the IJsselmeer or the famous boulevard and the Volendam waterfront.
Westcord de Veluwe**** - Garderen
Just outside the centre of the pleasant village of Garderen, in the middle of the wonderful Veluwe with its forests, this WestCord hotel offers elegant and convenient accommodation.
For a refreshing countryside break in the Netherlands, the WestCord Hotel de Veluwe with its excellent facilities is hard to beat. Take advantage of the hotel’s business corner with computers and make use of the free Wi-Fi internet connection in the lounges.
Weather permitting, the hotel’s large terrace offers a delightful place to sit out and relax with a drink from the grand café. Have a dip in the pool; unwind in the sauna; and taste some great dishes in the restaurant.
The incredible surrounding landscape provides you with an ideal opportunity to get back to nature. There are hiking and cycling routes available from the reception for free. Explore the heaths and the many picturesque villages in the surroundings.
Parkhotel**** - The Hague
This 4 star hotel is located in a small lively street in the heart of the shopping center of The Hague. Half of the rooms have a view of the park of the royal Palace of Queen Beatrix. The hotel is surrounded by little boutiques, bars and restaurants, the royal stables and the Queen’s Palace. Many restaurants, shops, musea and bar are on walking distance. The building is in Art Deco Style and the beautiful staircase, designed by a pupil of Berlage has recently been restored to its former glory. There is a bar connected to the lobby open daily from 14h00 to 01.00 am, several meeting rooms and a large breakfast room and a restaurant. Large parties will have their lunch and dinner in the recently renovated Garden Room or Park Room There are various types of rooms – most are very very spacious and all rooms were renovated and newly decorated in 2006. All 120 rooms have TV, shower or bath and toilet, in house movies, coffee and tea making facilities, hair drier, trouser press and smoke detector.
Bedford Hotel*** - Brussels
The Bedford Hotel is located in the heart of Brussels at only a 5 min. walk from the Grand Place and the historical center. The hotel has 2 restaurants, a nice piano bar, a fitness center and a private parking. All 326 rooms are fully equipped. The hotel doesn’t have air conditioning From november 2011 the hotel will start a general renovation, at the end all rooms will be renovated with will have air conditioning.
Mercure Antwerp City Centre**** - Antwerp
This stylish hotel is located in the heart of the city, across from the green urban park. Just a 5-minute walk away from the shopping streets of Keyserlei and Meir, the main train station and the diamond district.
The standard guest rooms may not be very spacious, but all rooms are redecorated recently in the trendy style with a luxurious bed (at least 1.80 in width) and a relaxing bath. The deluxe rooms are large with a panoramic view over the park. The lounge area is an intimate and informal place for having an aperitif.
Holiday Inn Express Antwerp City North*** - Antwerp
Located near the marina of Antwerp in the northern part of the city. The grand room is the central part of the hotel, with a reading corner, large screen TV and linked with the bar. There is a private underground parking. All 140 rooms have workspace, TV, bathrooms and phone.
Mercure Antwerp City South **** - Antwerp
Just outside the city center and near the exhibition center of Antwerp, you will find the stylish and sophisticated accommodation of Mercure Antwerp City South, surrounded by gardens.
The spacious rooms are tastefully decorated and offer a calm and relaxed atmosphere. Start your day with a delicious breakfast and then go get the car at the hotel’s underground parking and benefit from excellent transport links to major highways.
There is a tram stop right outside the hotel, so you can access the trendy Antwerp South, in just 5 minutes. You can also go to the historic city center in just 10 minutes. When time allows, the hotel’s terrace is a great place to grab a drink and admire the beautiful garden.
Try the restaurant, where your dinner is carefully prepared, and enjoy the beautiful views of the park Hertoghe. You can do a workout in the gym or relax in the sauna for free. The bar is a nice place to taste typical Belgian beer.
Golden Tulip de Medici**** - Bruges
Hotel De’Medici is situated along one of the most beautiful canals of Bruges and at a short distance from the Grand Place, the various Museums and restaurants in town. The hotel has easy access and has a Japanese restaurant, meeting rooms, 71 air-conditioned rooms and 8 junior suites. All rooms have TV Radio, Airco, minibar, safe and trouser press and bathroom with hairdryer.
Greenpark*** - Bruges
Green Park Hotel Brugge is situated only 1 km from the E40 motorway (exit 7B Loppem Brugge) and it is on the A17, offering direct access to Lille and Paris. The beach at Zeebrugge is a 20-minute drive away.
Featuring a heated outdoor pool with terrace, Green Park Hotel Brugge is surrounded by woodland. A 10-minute drive from Bruges, it offers free parking, sports and 2 children’s playgrounds. Free WiFi is available throughout the entire hotel.
The spacious hotel rooms are equipped with a private bathroom with bath. Each includes tea/coffee facilities, a TV and seating area.
Velotel**** - Bruges
The Velotel Bruges is located just outside downtown, in the midst of a new green park. The hotel is 5 minutes by bus to reach the historic center. The “Grote Markt” is at a distance of 2 km (a half hour walk).
The hotel has a restaurant annex bar “Ter Poele”. During the summer, a terrace is available and a Sauna and Fitness Room.
Leopold Oudenaarde**** - Oudenaarde
Leopold Oudenaarde is located in the city centre, a 300-metre walk from the Market Square and 1300 metres from Oudenaarde Train Station. The nearest restaurants are within 500 metres from the accommodation. Golf & Country Club Oudenaarde is 4.5 km from the hotel. From Leopold Oudenaarde, it is 16.5 km to Waregem, 34.1 km to Kortrijk and 28.8 km to Ghent.
At Leopold Oudenaarde, guests can start their day with a wholesome breakfast. You can taste traditional meals in the à la carte restaurant or have a drink at the bar. Room service is available at a cost. Guests can benefit from free access to wireless internet, bicycle rental services and an on-site à la carte restaurant.
Rooms are equipped with a desk and a flat-screen TV. Each guest room features an en-suite bathroom with a bathrobe, a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.
Mercure Liège City Centre**** - Liege
Looking over the wonderful River Meuse and situated in a renovated seventeenth-century convent, this classic hotel offers a quality accommodation near the historical heart of Liège.
The Ramada Plaza Liège City offers comfortable rooms, parking space and a location easily accessible by highways. Located just a few minutes from the airport of Liege, the university and the industrial parks of Herstal, Vise, Angleur and Sart Tilman.
The refined restaurant is located on the seventeenth century building, where the monastery was located. Enjoy the superb cuisine of this unique contemporary and turn your dinner into an unforgettable experience.
If time allows, the wonderful terrace offers a great place to sit and admire the garden.
You can easily reach the old town with its tourist attractions and shopping districts, on foot or by public transport.
Holiday Inn Express Hasselt*** - Hasselt
Located in the city center of Hasselt. Every morning a breakfast is served in the Great room. The Great room, the central part of the hotel, is linked with the bar. In the Great room there is a large screen television and a reading corner with national and international newspapers and magazines. Professional meeting facilities are available. The hotel has 89 comfortable rooms, suited for a workspace with computer connection, voice mail and in house movie system. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with a toilet, super shower and a hairdryer.
Express by Holiday Inn Malines*** - Malines
The Express by Holiday Inn Mechelen is located in the city centre of Mechelen.
The hotel has 69 comfortable bedrooms, equipped with work area, computer connection facilities, voice mail and an in-house movie system. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with toilet, power-shower and hairdryer.
The entire hotel is air-conditioned.
Every morning breakfast is served in the Great Room, which is the central part of the hotel. In the Great Room there is a large screen television and a reading corner with International newspapers and magazines.
Professional meeting facilities are available up to 20 delegates.