Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is a historical Hotel from the 17th and 18th centuries, it boasts six houses that are adjoined. The palatial entranceway and carved staircase are reminiscent of Versailles and designed by none other than Daniel Marot. His resume includes assisting Jean Bérain. Plaques that mention Golden Age grandees who resided there, tell a tale of the Hotel’s illustrious and magnificent heritage.
The 16th-century palace sits on an exclusive spot and faces Amsterdam’s Herengracht Canal. Also, it is just two blocks from the dining and shopping of Rembrandt Square and two kilometers from Museum Quarter.
The palace follows tradition by having no lobby. The reception room on the right and a concierge to the left greet visitors as soon as they cross the threshold.
The Magnificent Louis XIV-Style Staircase takes your Breath Away
Each room features rare gems that have withstood the test of time, 17th-century ceiling paintings, and 400-year-old pine roof beams. Similarly, the rooms overlook the vibrant Herengracht canal and the largest private garden, resplendent for its spring bloom of 5000 tulip bulbs. The same bulbs feature in Chef Sidney’s dishes!
The décor is elegant with gray and beige trimmings, classical wall panels paired with antique gilt mirrors. Also, the theme is ‘ultimate indulgence for guests’. Each room is spacious and luxurious. And sports 42-inch LEDs and espresso machines!
The renowned restaurant Spectrum led by two Michelin star chefs offers classic Dutch cuisine with an elegant facelift. Chef Sidney offers an 11-course menu with perfect options for wine. Additionally, Goldfinch Brasserie’s menu features delights like grilled octopus and Waldorf salad.
Afternoon Tea At Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam Consists Of Sandwiches, Cakes, Pastries, And Scones! Delish
Visitors can end their day in pure bliss at the multi-award-winning Guerlain spa. In fact, therapies for guests include anti-aging, pre, and postnatal treatments. Moreover, you can relish and unwind at the pool, sauna, or hammam. Your choice! In conclusion, Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is a luxury hotel for those who want to travel and live in style!
Photo courtesy: website Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam