The Netherlands with a wonderful capital Amsterdam is really an explicit choice for those going foran unforgettable weekend holidays. Of course, a good hotel will make your stay vacation more pleasant and memorable. Here are the best 5 star hotels which may become your destination during weekend holidays to Amsterdam!
Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam
This unique 5-star luxury hotel is situated in the heart of Amsterdam just between two canals. Its perfect location in the unique ambiance of historical Amsterdam gives the travelers unforgettable moments. Let us mention that French elegance and grandeur are the leading style in which the hotel is designed and furnished. Indeed, this is one of the main reasons that it was once visited by the French Queen Maria de'Medici, Princess Royal Maria Stuart of England and William of Orange, ancestor of the present Dutch family. This fashionable building still has such visitors as international movie stars, royal brides and trendy Amsterdam elite.
The hotel offers 177 rooms, 52 of which are luxury suites, an indulgent SPA, French Bridges restaurant, bars and all the luxurious facilities you may imagine. Queen Beatrix married here in 1966. So, think about planning your wedding here and you are guaranteed to have an unforgettable one! Expert wedding planners are with you every step – except for down the aisle.
This luxury hotel with its palatial grandeur and residential warmth was opened in 1867, but the construction itself started in 1866. It is ideally located on the river Amstel, in the convergence of financial, shopping and cultural districts. The initiative of building this «Palace on the Amstel River» belongs to Samuel Sarphati, physician. It was designed by the architect Cornelis Outshoorn. French Renaissance is the leading style of the exterior design of this hotel with international allure.
It is worth mentioning that the hotel became famous due to Doctor Johann Georg Mezger, a young physician, who ran his surgery in the hotel during the Franco-German war in 1870.For eighteen years the doctor accepted people from all classes of society including many royal and noble patients. So the hotel started to attract a special kind of attention and clientele. And today the Amstel Health & Fitness Club has a stone placard in memory of Dr. Mezger.
Among other services the hotel offers are Michelin-starred restaurant, La Rive, which overlooks the Amstel River, crystal chandeliers in the Amstel Lounge and a 15 meter heated indoor pool. The Mirror Room with its amazing interior is the most distinguished ballroom in Amsterdam. So if you decided to go for special weekend holidays to Amsterdam this ballroom will surely help you to organize your day-offs.
Of course there may be some debate which hotels are truly worthy for weekend holidays to Amsterdam. But Be more than sure that you will be pleased if choosing one of the above mentioned luxury hotels.