With a beautiful location close to a number of Amsterdam’s green spaces, this 4 star Hot Rate Hotel is ideally suited for those looking for a relaxing break to the Dutch capital, in Rembrandtpark/Lelylaan Station area.
The property is just 6.9km away from Amsterdam Schiphol airport, providing international visitors convenient access to the terminal and saving you a long journey after your flight. There are also several public transport stops within walking distance of your Hot Rate Hotel, including the tram and metro services. For your leisure the property has a superb Fitness Centre, ideal for those looking to get a workout in before or after a day of exploring the city. All bedrooms are smoke free for your convenience, and there is high speed Internet access free of charge for all guests to use. Other facilities include the property’s very own restaurant, so you can enjoy super cuisine from the comfort of your hotel.
Just a short journey from your Hot Rate Hotel is the beautiful Rembrandtpark. With a number of ponds and playgrounds as well as plenty of open green space, the park is perfect for a relaxing afternoon throughout the year. The park is situated between the western suburbs and the more terraced buildings established before the war, putting it in an ideal location for visitors to enjoy an afternoon in the park before dining at one of the many restaurants just a short walk away. There are also a number of statues within the park that are worth seeing, including a statue of Rembrandt himself.
The Netherlands played a significant role in the Second World War, with the Nazi occupation inspiring many Dutch citizens to establish a resistance movement. The Verzetmuseum (Dutch Resistance Museum) offers visitors a fascinating insight into life for the resistance movement, with exhibitions highlighting the different methods used to express resistance to the Nazis. Learn about the mass propaganda methods such as illegal newspapers, to smaller levels of resistance such as graffiti and postage stamps with the Queen’s face. The museum has created an eerie atmosphere to add to the experience as you walk around the displays, with sound clips, films and photography a key feature of the exhibitions to emphasis the suffering and plight for the Dutch under Nazi rule, and visitors can purchase audio guides for a small fee for additional information.