A classic 17th-century canal house along one of Amsterdam’s main canals, the Ambassade Hotel combines personal decor touches with a central location. Stroll along the Herengracht, visit nearby shops or admire the owner’s collections of books and artwork.
NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky
Located in central Amsterdam, NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky offers modern comforts, original architectural features and a Michelin-starred restaurant. An expansive property, the hotel is made up of 55 buildings on Dam Square. The 19th-century structures have been refreshed to have a contemporary feel, but still retain references to the past, from the carefully preserved features of the White Room, to a photo archive of the hotel’s history.
The grand breakfast restaurant boasts mirrored walls, a high glass ceiling with metal beams and a black-and-white-tiled floor. A buffet breakfast with made-to-order hot dishes is served here daily, while The White Room is the hotel’s premier dining option, serving a Michelin-starred menu, against a backdrop of ornate chandeliers and crisp furnishings of white and gold. The hotel is also home to a cafe and a bar for other options throughout the day.
There are 451 rooms in the hotel, all spacious with chic, modern decor in a neutral palette of greys, nudes and whites.
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The 451 rooms and suites are divided into Superior rooms, Premium rooms, Premium XL rooms, suites and apartments. There are also Triple and Quadruple rooms available for families. Within each category, different rooms vary based on the views available, and whether or not they have a terrace. All the rooms are spacious, with the largest being the Presidential suite, which looks over Dam Square and has its own terrace.
Air conditioning, Wi-Fi, en suite bathrooms, kettles, espresso machines and flat-screen TVs come as standard in all rooms.
The hotel is centrally located in Amsterdam. It’s situated on the historic Dam Square, home to the National Monument and the Royal Palace, and enjoys varied dining and shopping options on its doorstep. The Rembrandt House, Anne Frank House, the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum are all less than a 30-minute walk away. The hotel is also ten minutes by foot from Amsterdam Centraal.
Food and drink
- A buffet breakfast including hot dishes is served daily in the Winter Garden restaurant.
- The White Room is a Michelin-starred restaurant serving lunch and dinner. The menu offers modern cuisine from around the world, with a focus on fresh, local ingredients.
- Grand Café Krasnapolsky is an elegant brasserie serving coffee, snacks, lunch and dinner daily.
- Bar The Tailor offers drinks and bar snacks in the evenings, Monday to Saturday.
- Interconnecting rooms and family rooms available.
- Cribs available upon request.
Facilities and activities
- 24-hour room service.
- Bike rental.
- Concierge service.
- Currency exchange.
- Laundry/dry cleaning.
This hotel is fully accessible.
We like this hotel for its elegant restaurants and central location in the heart of the city. From its situation in the Dam Square, the hotel overlooks the ornate Royal Palace and the busy streets below.
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.
A stately and comfortable hotel with a riverside location, De L’Europe offers well-appointed rooms, upscale dining and helpful staff. You’ll be steps away from many shopping and dining options, as well as a short walk from the city’s highlights.
The Pillows Anna van den Vondel is a small, intimate hotel that combines personal service with contemporary style. You can enjoy food and drink at any time of day in the lobby and restaurant area, called The Living, which has the feel of a luxe Amsterdam townhouse.
The Sofitel Legend Grand Hotel offers a sophisticated stay along Amsterdam’s canals in a central area of the city. You can enjoy the property’s restaurants and spa, or take the short walk to the many nearby shops, restaurants and entertainment options.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bike through the Jordaan district and admire the brick house-lined streets, high-end boutiques and terrace cafes in this stylish area of Amsterdam on this guided tour. Then, explore the Houseboat Museum and see what life on the city’s canals looks like.