For an unbeatable deal at a great hotel in the middle of Amsterdam don’t miss out on a stay at this fantastic five star Secret Hotel. With countless spectacular features the hotel strives to provide every guest with a deluxe and enjoyable visit and ensure you get the most out of your time in Amsterdam with valet parking, airport transfers, theatre reservations and a tour desk. Each room is sumptuously comfortable and packed with every facility you could need for a relaxing stay, the hotel even has a fitness centre and a sauna available. The hotel’s stylish restaurant and bar is a great place to spend your evenings, enjoying delicious food, refreshing drinks and good company.
As well as offering a plethora of amazing services the hotel has the added benefit of being in the centre of Amsterdam allowing guests to discover the city’s best historic and cultural sights and attraction with ease and convenience. Being within walking distance of Amsterdam’s central station you can travel easily to and from as well as around the city, the hotel even provides bicycle rentals so you can see Amsterdam like a true local. Close to the hotel is Amsterdam’s oldest district, Nieuwmarkt, you will almost feel like you are stepping back in time while you discover Amsterdam’s rich history first hand with tons of surprises along the way. Have a meal at the area most imposing building, De Waag that was built in 1488 and was once the gateway through the medieval city walls that today is a wonderful spot to have lunch or dinner in a dramatic and atmospheric setting, lit by 300 candles.
Also in Nieuwmarkt you may be surprised to find Europe’s largest Buddhist temple, Zeedijk Temple. Designed by Dutch architects in a traditional Chinese style, this splendid building was opened by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in 2000 making her the first states person to publicly support Buddhism. Visitors can take a guided tour of the stunning temple on Saturday afternoons.
Another way to experience Amsterdam’s rich history and interesting present is a visit to nearby Dam Square and see the iconic Royal Palace. Dam Square marks the historic centre of the city as the place where thousands of important historic events took place. The Royal Palace is one of Amsterdam’s most significant historic landmarks and is still an active part of the Dutch royal family life where Queen Beatrix often hosts important international guests.