Top 10 Hotels in Holland

Holland is famous for its friendly and and liberal people and they welcome you with open arms. Have a look at our selection of top hotels and treat yourself to an unforgettable stay in Holland.

Intercontinental Amstel Amsterdam

A five-star luxury boutique hotel located in Professor Tulpplein 1, it is a favorite amongst many international celebrities and royalty. The Intercontinental Amstel opened in 1867 and is the country’s first Grand Hotel. This stately palace hotel located along the Amstel River has also been voted the Netherlands’ best in 2008 by Conde Nast Traveller and has always been in the list of the top hotels in the country. It is within walking distance to some of Amsterdam’s interesting attractions – The Royal Theatre Carre, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum and the exclusive shopping district of P.C. Hoofstrat to name a few. Aside from its sophisticated interiors, the hotel boasts of Clefs d’Or concierges, Michelin-starred restaurants and 79 well appointed rooms and suites and a luxurious spa.

Manhattan Hotel Rotterdam

It is the only five-star hotel in Rotterdam and is considered among the most luxurious accommodation in the city. Located right in the financial and business district of Rotterdam, it is also easily accessible to several modes of transportation in the city including the Rotterdam Central Station and the Rotterdam Airport. The hotel has 230 spacious rooms all equipped with complimentary WiFi access. For the business or leisure traveler the hotel offers special packages like a cultural package where you can explore some of the city’s famous museums and landmarks or the “Discover Rotterdam” package for the busy traveler who only has 24 hours to enjoy the unique attractions in the city.

Steigenberger Kurhaus Hotel

Seating majestically right next to the seashore in Scheveningen, The Hague is an elegant five-star hotel with an interesting and colorful history. Originally a bathing house, it was converted into a hotel in 1885. The Queen Regent Emma and Queen Wilhelmina even stayed in this stately hotel. In its early years it was known for its concert hall, the Kurzaal, where celebrated artists like Duke Ellington, Edith Piaf, Greta Keller, Maria Callas have come to perform. Today the hotel offers 255 guest rooms in an elegant seaside setting, two restaurants, a bar and spa.

Grand Hotel Karel V

An ancient monastery turned into a luxurious hotel and convention site, the Grand Hotel Karel V is located in a peaceful garden in the center of Utrecht. It opened in 2000 and has since then garnered rave reviews from both business and leisure visitors to the city. It has 91 guest rooms including 15 suites, one restaurant that’s Michelin-rated, a brasserie and a bar. Nearby attractions include Holland Casino Utrecht, Music Centre Vredenburg and Jaarbeurs.

Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam

The hotel promises the “grandeur of the past with the comfort of today,” and from the raving reviews of guests who have stayed in this former shipping house turned into a 5-star luxury hotel the promise seems to be consistently delivered. Tastefully designed and well-appointed rooms (with a complimentary minibar and all with breathtaking city views), a formal restaurant, a bar/lounge and a wellness centre.

Chateau St Gerlach

Imagine a wild life reserve, picturesque parks in a charming countryside setting, stylish baroque gardens, a farmhouse herb garden, a rose garden in the breathtaking Geul valley in Maastricht. Now put in a historic country estate right in the heart of these magnificent environs and you have the picture of a unique hotel destination worthy of a five star rating. A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the Chateau St. Gerlach has 112 stately rooms, suites and hotel apartments, an a la carte restaurant, bistro, spa and wellness centre and an indoor swimming pool.

Hotel De L’Europe

Built in 1896, this five-star hotel overlooking the Munt has been recognized as an official monument in 2001.  “The Royal Palace of Amsterdam” comprises of two classic style buildings with 111 rooms and 42 suites with reproductions of the Dutch masters’ paintings. The lounge, however, showcases original 17th century paintings from the collection of Freddy Heineken. 

Hotel Pulitzer

Part of the Luxury Hotels Collection (a selection of extraordinary hotels from all over the world), Hotel Pulitzer is a unique luxury accommodation in the heart of Amsterdam. Situated on the Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht, the Hotel Pulitzer is comprised of 25 canal houses restored from the 17th and 18th centuries and outfitted with rooms. Today, the hotel offers 230 rooms (with bathrooms that have heated marble floors), 9 conference rooms, a gym, a grill restaurant, a bar and an art gallery. Visitors can also take advantage of the hotel’s own canal boat which can be hired for a cruise around the city.

NH Grand Hotel Kransapolsky

This five-star hotel situated at the Dam Square in Amsterdam had its modest beginnings as a café in 1865. It was converted into a hotel in 1883. The Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky offers 468 spacious and well-appointed guestrooms, three restaurants, event facilities and a health club. Guests will enjoy dining or just lounging at the hotel’s summer garden. Nearby points of interest include the National Monument, the Royal Palace and Nieuwe Kerk.

The Dylan Amsterdam

Consistently recognized among Holland’s best boutique hotels, The Dylan Amsterdam is located along the Keizersgracht canal and within walking distance to the city’s posh shopping district of “De Negen Straatjes”. Offering 41 guestrooms and suites, a Michelin-rated restaurant, a bar and lounge area, and a secluded garden for a cozy dining experience, this charming hotel housed in a 17th century building has been a preferred destination for travelers who want to enjoy “the authentic Amsterdam.”

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