We’re not taking new bookings for travel to the Netherlands at the moment. Our specialists can advise you on all the destinations you can currently book with us.

The Trevi Fountain Alternative Europe destinations
Skip to content
Please select your location:
De l'Europe

De L'Europe

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Situated on the foundations of a medieval guard tower, the De L’Europe combines modern comfort with old-fashioned opulence and a riverside location. Original features remain such as intricate chandeliers and coving patterns on the ceilings. These historic touches are paired with bold red and blue hues, and plush furnishings, while replica Dutch Masters paintings adorn the walls of the guest accommodation. The personable staff are attentive and helpful.

The hotel’s 111 suites and rooms, many of which have river views, are well appointed and feature marble-clad bathrooms. For a particularly indulgent stay, the penthouse suite features its own private riverside terrace and can be converted into a six-bedroom apartment.

The hotel is home to three restaurants: the Michelin-starred Bord’Eau, the Marie brasserie, which serves French cuisine in a relaxed setting, and Trattoria Graziella. Freddy’s Bar offers creative cocktails and gourmet bar snacks accompanied by live jazz and is named after the late Alfred ‘Freddy’ Heineken, who once frequented it. There’s also a spa, fitness suite and heated swimming pool at the hotel.

Just outside the door, you can visit Dam Square, the Royal Palace, and the Bloemenmarkt, while only minutes away are the Anne Frank House, the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.


We love the way De L’Europe combines an intimate feel and personal service with a grand, luxe style, not to mention its riverside location in the heart of the city.


Speak to someone
who's been there

Start planning your tailor-made trip by contacting one of our Netherlands specialists


There are 111 rooms and suites at the De L’Europe, divided among Superior, Deluxe and Premium Deluxe rooms, Junior, Deluxe and Prestige suites, as well as the spacious Circle Suite and Penthouse Suite.

The rooms vary in size and views, with some overlooking the city or courtyard and others with views of the Amstel River. The Penthouse suite boasts a private riverside terrace and can be extended up to a six-bedroom apartment. The Circle Suite features a Jacuzzi, views over the river, a round bed and ceiling lights that mimic Van Gogh’s The Starry Night.

All the rooms come with an espresso coffee machine, complimentary Wi-Fi, underfloor bathroom heating and air conditioning.


De L’Europe is situated right on the Amstel River, and has canal-side access from its terrace. It’s centrally located in Amsterdam, directly opposite the Bloemenmarkt and a few minutes’ walk from the Dam Square and the main shopping area. The Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House, the Van Gogh Museum and Vondelpark are a short walk away. The hotel is also 17 minutes by foot from the main train station.

Food and drink

  • Buffet and à la carte breakfast options are available daily in the Marie dining room, or can be eaten on the terrace in the warmer months.
  • The Marie brasserie serves French-inspired dishes daily at lunch and dinner.
  • Bord’Eau is a Michelin-starred restaurant open Tuesday through Saturday, boasting a seasonal menu.
  • Trattoria Graziella, the hotel's newest restaurant, serves authentic Italian cuisine.
  • Freddy’s Bar serves drinks and bar snacks daily and is well-known for its creative cocktails.

Facilities and activities

  • Well-equipped fitness room.
  • Spa and wellness centre offering a variety of beauty treatments.
  • Finnish and infrared sauna.
  • Indoor heated pool with Jacuzzi and riverside views.
  • In-room laundry service.
  • Waterside terrace.
  • Bikes for hire.
  • Wine tour.
  • Concierge service.

Location & places nearby

Places & hotels on the map

    Alternative places to stay nearby

    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can't be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area's inhabitants.

    • Anne Frank walking tour
      Anne Frank tour, Amsterdam

      Anne Frank walking tour

      Anne Frank walking tour

      Learn about the rich and lengthy history of Jewish culture in Amsterdam on this guided walking tour of Amsterdam’s Jewish Quarter. Then, see the former home and school of Anne Frank, and memorial plaques dedicated to her and her family.

      View details
    • Dutch food tour
      Dutch pancakes, Amsterdam

      Dutch food tour

      Dutch food tour

      Spend a morning or afternoon wandering the chic Jordaan district of Amsterdam with your local guide, who will show you the best places to enjoy Dutch delicacies. Fuel your four-hour walk with bitterballen, poffertjes, smoked fish and rich cheeses.

      View details
    • Edam, Marken & Volendam
      Marina of Volendam

      Edam, Marken & Volendam

      Edam, Marken & Volendam

      Head out of the city with your local guide and see the traditional towns of Edam, Marken and Volendam. See how they built houses on low land in the 17th century, sample Edam cheese and try local fish delicacies on this day-long tour.

      View details

    Amsterdam and nearby places