The historic De L’Europe Amsterdam enjoys a coveted location near several of the world’s most renowned museums, but it’s the hotel itself that might be the greatest masterpiece. This timeless Rondeel building sits on the Amstel River, in the heart of the city, offering guests an uncompromising base from which to explore. The city overflows with character, from magnificent merchant houses to distinctive canals. It’s impossible to escape the beauty and history of Amsterdam, both inside and outside the hotel.
De L’Europe boasts a distinctive décor, with original works of the Dutch Masters adorning the walls. Following extensive renovations in 2010, the hotel was transformed, fusing timeless design with 21st-century comfort. 111 beautifully appointed guestrooms, including 23 luxurious suites, epitomize gracious elegance with bold colours, plush carpeting, hardwood floors, custom fabrics, and fine linens creating spaces that are at once relaxed and refined. In the contemporary Dutch Masters Wing, spacious suites display a different Dutch Masters painting expertly recreated from the original in the nearby Rijksmuseum.
After a busy day, retire to the dark wood library filled with translations from famous Dutch authors. Book a luxurious massage in the comfort of your room. Swim in the heated indoor pool under a ceiling adorned with thousands of twinkling stars. For every activity, every experience, every stay, De L’Europe specialises in the art of exceeding expectations.
De L’Europe Information
- Location & Getting There:
De L'Europe Amsterdam occupies a scenic waterfront location on the Amstel River. The hotel is located just 25-minutes from Amsterdam International Airport.
Traditional old-world charm co-exists with classic design in the 88 rooms and suites at De L’Europe. The décor celebrates the essence of Amsterdam, showcasing the works of the famous Dutch Masters at every turn.
Original works, from the private collection of Alfred “Freddy” Heineken, adorn the walls, surrounding visitors with the inspiring essence of the city. In the new Dutch Masters wing, an all-suite annex, each room features an exquisite replica of a Dutch Masters painting, with an additional oversized painting inspired by magnified details of the same work.
Every guestroom and suite incorporates classic design elements and cutting-edge comforts such as iPads, heated floors, Bose surround sound, and motion-sensitive floor lighting. This is 21st century technology at its best. Bold colours are expertly applied to create intimate spaces. Plush carpeting, hardwood floors, custom fabrics, and fine linens create a sense of relaxed opulence. In the Dutch Masters wing or behind the original Rondeel façade, in a superior room or a signature suite, guests enjoy an oasis of calm and timeless refinement in the heart of the city.
Amsterdam was once the world’s richest city and today that legacy lives on with a wealth of culture, art, museums, and attractions, all just steps from De L’Europe. The hotel sits in the heart of the city, overlooking the Amstel River, the distinctive city canals, and the magnificent merchant houses that line the narrow streets. Some of the city’s most sought-after cultural highlights are close at hand, including Dam Square, the Rembrandthuis, Rijksmuseum, and Anne Frank House.
From this spot on the river you’re within walking distance of a multitude of delightful shops, restaurants, nightspots, and cafés, but the hotel’s gourmet culinary offerings may entice you to stay in. Four restaurants, including the Michelin-starred restaurant Bord’Eau, serve up everything from fine dining of to casual fare. You can also fuel your body at the spa and wellness centre, offering a dizzying menu of luxurious body treatments and sublime skincare.
De L’Europe welcomes families and children at the hotel.