Ambassade Hotel

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Address: Herengracht 341, Amsterdam, 1016 AZ, The Netherlands

Star rating:
4 star hotel

4.5

Impeccably elegant and civilised canalfront hotel favoured by literary types.

Close to Amsterdam's publishing houses, the long-established Ambassade has put up many authors over the years. But it's also a great choice for anyone wanting a classy yet unflashy base in the city centre.

Location
4.7
90%
Eating/drinking
3.8
90%
Leisure facilities
3.8
90%
Service
4.5
90%
Value for money
3.8
90%
Bedrooms
4
90%
Public areas
4.2
90%

Location

Spread over ten 17th-century canal houses along prime stretches of the Herengracht and Singel waterways.

Bedrooms

The 59 rooms dotted throughout the property successfully combine the old with the more modern in the form of antiques and chandeliers, and modern art. They come in all shapes and sizes, with the most atmospheric being attic spaces up under the gables.

Public areas

The 59 rooms dotted throughout the property successfully combine the old with the more modern in the form of antiques and chandeliers, and modern art. They come in all shapes and sizes, with the most atmospheric being attic spaces up under the gables.

Eating and drinking

Extensive buffet breakfasts are served in style in a first-floor salon until nice and late (11am weekdays, 11.30am weekends). Breakfast is also on offer in your room.

Leisure facilities

In the hotel's Koan Float centre just down the street, you can relax weightless on warm saline water. There are also bikes are available to rent.

Service

Managers and front of house staff are keen as mustard.

Who stays there

A grown-up, discerning crowd - lots of repeat guests.

Price advice

You can sometimes get reduced room rates for last-minute bookings. Breakfast 16.50 euros per person extra.

Amenities

  • Business Centre
  • High-Speed Internet
  • Pets Allowed
  • Room Service

Recommended for

  • Couples
  • Culture vultures
  • Honeymooners
  • Mature travellers
  • Relaxation
  • Romance

Pros & Cons

  • Loads of character
  • Well run
  • Perfect, central canalfront location
  • No restaurant
  • Rates can seem a bit steep at times
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