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Amsterdam's Conservatorium Is Europe's Modern Grand Hotel

Conservatorium Hotel

Located in Amsterdam’s colorful museum square district, the Conservatorium is a member of the Leading Hotels of The World and part of the distinguished The Set Hotels. The Conservatorium is located in a landmark heritage building that was initially built to house the Rijkspostspaarbank and later the Sweelinck Conservatory of Music. With the Van Gogh Museum, Royal Concertgebouw, Rijksmuseum, Vondelpark and luxury shopping around the corner, it’s no wonder that the Conservatorium is considered by many to be the number one luxury hotel in the Netherlands.

Lounge-Conservatorium Hotel

The historic, art deco fashioned property serves as the perfect canvas for award-winning architect Piero Lissoni’s masterful designs. Throughout the sun-kissed common areas, guest rooms and suites, he has artfully incorporated modern materials and touches with the existing structure in order to preserve the historic integrity of the property. Expect high-end, minimal touches and ultimate luxury in a contemporary and comfortable setting in the 129 guestrooms that have more of an apartment vibe than what you would expect from a hotel room thanks to the unique loft design.

A strong design aesthetic prevails throughout the property as its past meets its present thanks to the detail-oriented eye of Italian born architect Piero Lissoni. His immense talent is immediately recognized as you walk into the heart of the hotel, the atrium that houses the lounge and brasserie, in the way he effortlessly merged the 19th-century structure with a glass interior courtyard. Each element of the Conservatorium tells a story of its past while embracing the present.

Rooftop Suite-Conservatorium Hotel

The chic guestrooms have elegant, brushed oak floors that compliment the earth tones used for the furnishings. Should work commitments keep you away from the enticing diversions that lie at your doorstep, you will enjoy the fully functional work station and the state-of-the-art entertainment system. In many of the guestrooms, you will have the choice of using the invigorating rainfall shower or relaxing in a deep soaking bathtub. If all of your recent travel has kept you away from staying up-to-date on current events, tune into an international news station from your bathroom LCD mirror TV.

Penthouse Suite-Conservatorium Hotel

Each of the Suites offers inspiring views over the Stedelijk Museum or Van Baerlestraat while design elements from Dutch history such as wooden clogs and Delftware help to create an intimate environment. The three, unique Signature Suites symbolize the Conservatorium’s musical history and central location. The Concerto Suite evokes the spacious grandeur of a music room while the I Love Amsterdam Suite is a triplex that provides unsurpassed views of the cityscape from its private rooftop terrace. If privacy is what you are seeking, the Penthouse Suite has a private elevator and you may even reserve the entire sixth floor to create a Penthouse Wing if necessary. The floor-to-ceiling windows allow for breathtaking views of the Conservatorium building and the eclectic city.

Van Baerle Shopping Gallery-Conservatorium

At the 1,000 square meter Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Center, visitors of the spa can indulge in a private Hammam, sparkling pool, meditation, Reiki, Watsu, gym exercises and targeted therapies that have all contributed to making the Akasha Holistic Wellbeing center The Netherlands’ number one luxury spa. Guest will be pleased to find luxury shopping around the corner in the fashion district of P.C. Hooftstraat in the form of Cartier, Gucci, Hermes, Chanel and Dior but the in-house Van Baerle shopping gallery will suit all of your needs. In addition to a hair salon, you will discover fine jewelry, designer clothing, cosmetics, cigars and handcrafted goods that will make excellent gifts for your loved ones.

Taiko-Conservatorium

Perfect for design enthusiasts and culture buffs alike, the Conservatorium provides savvy guests with a tranquil, urban retreat from the energizing city with the choice of Taiko, a cosmopolitan restaurant that serves contemporary Asian cuisine; The light and airy Brasserie & Lounge located in the hotel’s central atrium that provides seasonal, healthy dishes; and the Tunes Bar that takes its inspiration from the Jazz Age. As it is housed in a former music conservatory, it is natural that music can be enjoyed at the Conservatorium on weekends when the in-house DJ takes over Tunes Bar and live musical performances grace the lounge. The hotel also showcases the works of contemporary artists in the lobby on an ever-changing basis. Artists range from emerging artists to globally recognized names such as Banksy and Scholten & Baijings. Amsterdam's Conservatorium is where history and art meld to make beautiful music.

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Carin von Berg

Carin von Berg lives in Los Angeles and writes about food and wine, luxury travel, beauty, fashion and luxury products. She is the editor-in-chief of Luxlife Magazine and the author of the novel Gucci Girl. In her spare time, she works as a lifestyle model when she isn't traveling to some exotic, luxury destination or dining in the latest hot-spot. ...(Read More)

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