Experiencing the 2-Year-Old Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

Apr 22, 2016  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Moroccan King Mohammed VI arrived at the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam on the same day I was departing, an indication of the level of clientele the property caters to. Once a collection of six patrician houses built during the Golden Age, Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is now a luxurious hotel situated on the UNESCO heritage protected Herengracht canal, the city’s oldest.

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Emerging Talent and 19th-Century Artists Lend Life to Amsterdam's Conservatorium

Apr 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Boasting 129 rooms on eight floors, Amsterdam’s Conservatorium hotel sits inside the former Rijkspostspaarbank (Dutch savings bank) which turned into the Sweelinck Conservatory of Music in 1983. Today, the spacious, post-modern hotel boasts authentic Old World touches and sits across the street from the Van Gogh and the Stedelijk museums, and within walking distance of the Rijksmuseum.

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Design Hotels Opens an Amsterdam Location That Harmonizes With Luxury

Feb 20, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam is the newest Netherlands luxury hotel to join the Design Hotels collection of more than 200 hotels. The hotel’s building previously served the community as Amsterdam’s top music conservatorium. The storied structure also was a major banking institution in Amsterdam prior to being a conservatorium. 

The property is part of a new luxury hotel collection called The Set, which pays tribute to the Amsterdam Conservatorium’s legacy. The hotel honors its roots of classical music along with several communal dining outlets such as the Conservatorium Brasserie & Lounge and Tunes Restaurant & Bar by Schilo, which offers guests convivial outings that lead to guests’... Read More

TEFAF: World’s Largest Art Show Returns

Mar 17, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Arts & Culture: The world’s largest art show is back and bigger than ever in Maastricht, Netherlands.... Read More

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