Ambassade Hotel

Authors' favorite boutique hotel in Amsterdam

Total number of rooms: 56 | Prices start from 450 US$ |

A hotel that seemingly has stopped time, Ambassade Hotel is a classic property made up of 11 canal houses.

It is embellished with antiques and museum-quality art from the 20th century. It truly makes a classic hotel.

While the hotel is luxurious in all its sense, it still feels like a welcoming mansion rather than a grand hotel. It offers that cozy and homey ambiance without taking out the elegance and grandeur.

Their staff and reception are charming and friendly. It adds to that mansion vibe that the hotel exudes.

Because of its artistry and creativity, the Ambassade Hotel has become a favorite among authors. It has a devoted following. Many of whom leave behind signed copies of their work for the hotel’s library. Today, it is now numbered in its thousands.

The rooms, much like the rest of the hotel, feels like a museum of different antique-style furniture and opulent decors. The beddings are adorned by bright and luscious fabrics. Also, they offer large rooms and bathrooms with designer toiletries fit for the elite.

Moreover, the hotel has a Brasserie which serves traditional French cuisine and run by Executive Chef Tom van de Coolwijk.

Aside from the food that the Brasserie offers, Ambassade Hotel also prides itself for their good breakfast spread. They offer a wide selection of cheeses, smoked fish, cereals, fruits, and eggs.

For guests who fancy a good read or a delicious drink, the hotel has a library-cum-bar at lobby level. It boasts over 4,000 books, most of which are from publishers and authors who frequent Ambassade.

Good to know: If you are a fan of reading, you will enjoy Ambassade Hotel's huge selection of signed books from authors who have stayed with the hotel. And since Ambassade has no spa center, guests are also entitled to a discount at the salt-water float and massage center a few doors away from the hotel.

Here is a great video showing Ambassade Hotel in detail.

Herengracht 341
Amsterdam 1016 AZ NH NL
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What about the Location?

The Ambassade Hotel is located in Herengracht, on the quiet stretch of Amsterdam's grand canals. It's an easy walking distance to main sights and attractions, with Museumplein just a 20-minute walk away and Dam Square about a 10-minute walk.

Amenities to expect at Ambassade Hotel

  • Free WiFi
  • Spa
  • Romantic
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Parking
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Bar
  • Library
  • Restaurant
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Air Conditioning
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Laptop friendly workspace (for Business)
  • Elevator
  • Baby-friendly (Cot Beds available)
  • Baby Sitting