Hotel De L’Europe

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Opened in 1896, De L’Europe is often referred to as the other “Royal Palace of Amsterdam”, continuing to attract the city’s power menagerie and the world’s top celebrities

The hotel’s impactful décor sets it apart, surrounding its visitors with original Dutch Masters paintings from the private collection of Alfred “Freddy” Heineken. Plush furnishings, discreetly anticipatory service, and contemporary comforts create a sophisticatedly luxe guest experience. Located on the Amstel River in Amsterdam’s center and five minutes from several of the world’s most heralded museums and attractions, the hotel offers breathtaking views of the city and river to its visitors.

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Facilities

Spa

A new Spa and Welness center will be opened in 2012. Our services at the moment are limited to in-room massage, gym and pool facilities.

Fitness Center

The Fitness Center at De L’Europe lets the exercise enthusiast enjoy a wide range of activities: a selection of free weights, stationary aerobic machines, and a heated indoor pool with eye-level views of the Amstel canal. Following a workout, guests can rest with a refreshing drink from the juice bar on a lounge chair that faces the afternoon sun.

Art

From Hals and Rembrandt during the Northern Renaissance to Van Gogh, Mondrian, De Kooning and beyond, the city of Amsterdam is renowned for its artistic legacy through the ages. A stay at De L’Europe is like a night at the museum, where original Dutch Masters paintings from the personal collection of Alfred “Freddy” Heineken are on view throughout the common areas. For lucky guests staying in the new Dutch Masters Wing, the world of the Rijksmuseum awaits, with meticulous replicas and oversized canvasses painted with thumbnail details of works from this world-class attraction. Many of Amsterdam’s artistic hot spots are just a quick walk or tram ride away from the hotel.

Library

The Keizerskamer Room of De L’Europe is reminiscent of an historic Dutch library. Dark wooden bookshelves shortly filled with translations from famous Dutch authors align the walls, reaching from the floor’s genuine Dutch ‘Delft’s-blauw’ carpet to its high ceiling.

Meetings and Events

A distinctive landmark for more than a century, De L’Europe is an ideal location for board meetings, conferences, weddings, parties, social and corporate events. From luxurious events to casual gatherings on the terrace, each of the seven private event rooms is exquisitely appointed.
More than 600 square meters of event space featuring state-of-the-art technology and chic surroundings provoke the mind and spirit. The private event rooms within the elegant new Dutch Masters Wing offer natural daylight, a separate entrance for privacy, and stunning city or Amstel river views. Options are endless in a boutique environment and tiered personalized service. Customized menus from executive chef Richard van Oostenbrugge and a world-class wine list with over 1,000 selections make this the perfect setting for any event.

Heinekenkamer

The Heinekenkamer Room overlooks the Amstel Canal and its design is inspired by the famous Heineken Beer colors: walls are painted in tonal green hues, the carpet and curtains are a subdued Heineken green. Old meets new: the room features an Heineken beer-tap, plus state-of-the-art in-room technology. Measuring 90 square meters, Heinekenkamer is used for larger meetings. An invisible door leads to the adjacent Brouwerskamer boardroom and the private foyer bar. This room is amenable to U-shape set up, cocktail receptions for 100 guests when combined with the private adjacent foyer bar with balcony, and festive parties for 40 guests with room to accomodate a band and dinner seating.

Spiegelkamer

The Spiegelkamer Room is named for the large mirrors adorning this room’s interior. Overlooking the Amstel Canal, additional space is created via a connecting sliding door to an adjacent private bar with balcony. Circles of tiny lights built into the ceiling add sparkles of glamour to the soft and harmonious – more – jasmine-green hues enveloping guests in a classical ambiance. Spiegelkamer is a top choice for gala dinners, wedding ceremonies and high teas. Spiegelkamer measures 96 square meters and can accomodate a cocktail reception of 100 guests or 60 for a seated dinner.

Keizerskamer

Remisniscent of an historic Dutch library, the Keizerskamer Room faces Nieuwe Doelenstraat. Dark wooden bookshelves filled with translations from famous Dutch authors align the walls, reaching from the floor’s genuine Dutch ‘Delft’s-blauw’ carpet to its high ceiling. The Keizerskamer is perfect for book signings and readings; corporate presentations, private dining; and celebratory Champagne toasts. Its cultural setting is suitable for intimate art auctions and lectures. Keizerskamer measures 98 square meters and accomodates a cocktail reception of 100 guests or 40 for a seated banquet.

Brouwerskamer

The Brouwerskamer Room is the official De L’Europe boardroom with a maximum capacity of 12 persons. The modern purple interior accentuates the twinkling handmade Venetian glass chandelier dominating the room. An oval glass table, high leather chairs and leather writing blocks provide five-star comfort and style. The Brouwerskamer is used frequently for video conferencing via its built-in flat screen and for private meetings, lunches and dinners: the rooms has its own built-in ‘mini’ bar and self-service Nespresso coffee & tea access when privacy is a must.

Herenkamer

The iconic authentic Dutch brown bar residing in the new Herenkamer Room makes it De L’Europe’s only room with a permanent bar. Wooden walls and ceilings create a cocoon for guests with golden pillars accentuating the warm colors of the surroundings. From product launches and presentations to wedding receptions, the space features two built-in screens to accommodate all viewpoints in the room.

Prinsenkamer

The Prinsenkamer Room is destined to become one of the city’s most buzzed about venues for parties, weddings and grand dinner parties. The Prinsenkamer measures 85 square meters and accommodates a cocktail reception of 100 guests or 60 for a seated banquet.

Amstelkamer

The new Amstelkamer Room will open in the Rondeel building overlooking the Amstel. The Amstelkamer measures 78 square meters and accommodates a cocktail reception of 60 guests or 40 for a seated banquet.

Weedings

The ultimate setting for a magical wedding celebration, De L’Europe blends romance, luxury and old-world charm that will sweep every bride off her feet. Whether a rehearsal dinner, bridal luncheon or lavish reception, De L’Europe offers unmatched options complemented with sumptuous cuisine and impeccable service. Chic, yet never faddish, the intimately sized hotel has witnessed generation after generation of memorable occasions. A full cadre of catering menus and customized services complement the setting.

Accommodation

Rooms

De L’Europe showcases 111 beautifully appointed guestrooms, including 23 luxurious suites in the Dutch Masters Wing and 88 rooms and suites in the Rondeel Building, for discerning travelers with exquisite accommodations plus the latest technology and amenities available. De L’Europe is the only venue in Amsterdam boasting a six bedroom Signature Suite.

Each De L’Europe room and suite is designed to emulate a sense of place and a feeling of home; guest quarters are swathed in impactful, bold wall colors in four different color schemes and beautifully furnished. Complementary accents like plush carpeting, hardwood floors, custom fabrics and fine linens, as well as Dutch Masters-inspired paintings adorning the walls create a sense of restful refinement.

Superior Rooms

At 25 SQM, the Superior rooms are the perfect match for anyone seeking a cozy retreat. The contemporary architecture blend with classic design and is enhanced by luxury, comfort and the highest of technical quality such as iPad directories, iPod docking stations and Bose surround sound systems. Dutch Masters paintings that are on display in the Rijks Museum have been meticulously replicated to match the décor and enhance the individuality of each room. The comfort of our divine beds of Coco-Mat combined with the Arabesco-Carrara marble bathrooms ensure a perfect retreat for rest and relaxation. The double glazed windows allows all De L’Europe guests to enjoy a peaceful stay with enchanting views of Amsterdam’s city center, the Amstel River or interior court yard. The courtyard views are a contrast to the bustling views of the city and Amstel river and is ideal for guests seeking a quiet and cozy retreat.

Deluxe Rooms

The Deluxe room is even more spacious then the Superior room, measuring between 25 to 35 SQM. The work desk equipped with universal power adaptor and complimentary high speed internet access offer guests conveniences of any office away from home. Additional closet space adds to the convenience. While each room is unique in its layout, the luxury comforts are in the details such as divine Coco-Mat beds, spacious Arabesco-Carrara marble bathrooms, and a combination of woolen carpets and Walnut floors. The latest technology adds to the comfort such as iPad directories, iPod docking stations and Bose surround sound systems. Dutch Masters painting accentuate the rooms, of which the originals can be found in the Rijks Museum. The double glazed windows allows all De L’Europe guests to enjoy a peaceful stay with views of Amsterdam’s historical city center, stunning Amstel River or interior court yard. Options of balconies are also available.

Premium Deluxe Rooms

With ample space for work and relaxation, the Premium Deluxe is the most popular room that offers balance between luxury and space. The Premium Deluxe interiors blend classic designs gracefully with modern amenities and is between 30 to 40 SQM. Luxuries are to be found in the award winning Coco-Mat beds and spacious Arabesco-Carrara marble five-fixture bathrooms to ensure the time for rest and relaxation is highly enjoyable. The latest in technology throughout the room and bath such as iPad directories, iPod docking stations and Bose surround sound systems enhances the comfort of your stay. Every Premium Deluxe has a unique replica of Dutch Master’s paintings that are on display at the Rijks Museum. The double glazed windows allows all De L’Europe guests to enjoy a peaceful stay with views of Amsterdam’s historical city center or romantic Amstel River. Options of balconies are also available.

Junior Suite

Reminiscent of a metropolitan pied-a-terre, the Junior suite is an intimate suite of 40-50 SQM with either open floor plan or separate living area. For the contemporary tastes to a more classic design, please share your preference when booking your reservations. Bold or vintage colors and patterns extend from the Dutch Masters painting into the room. Add the luxury amenities De L’Europe offers such as award winning Coco-Mat beds, Bose surround sound and iPad directories to name a few, will enhance the comfort of your stay. Spacious bathrooms are perfect treat after a day of museum visits or before your start your evening at the historical Concert Gebouw. The double glazed windows allows all De L’Europe guests to enjoy a peaceful stay with enchanting views of Amsterdam’s city center, the Amstel River or interior court yard. Options of balconies are also available.

Suites

De L’Europe showcases 111 beautifully appointed guestrooms, including 23 luxurious suites in the Dutch Masters Wing and 88 rooms and suites in the Rondeel Building, for discerning travelers with exquisite accommodations plus the latest technology and amenities available. De L’Europe is the only venue in Amsterdam boasting a six bedroom Signature Suite.

Deluxe One Bedroom Suite

The one bedroom Deluxe suite is made for guests who enjoy the comfort of a separate living area. With options of classic or modern design, the décor is accentuated by Dutch Masters paintings that are on display in the Rijks Museum. The charm of the suite is accented by unique layouts and historical architectural details. Modern comfort is enhanced through a variety of amenities including Coco-Mat beds, ample closet space, Bose surround sound and iPad directories, to name a few. Luxurious five-fixture bathrooms are a perfect treat after a day of museum visits or before you start your elegant evening on town. With 50 to 65 SQM this suite offers picturesque city views as well as Amstel River views. Options of balconies are also available.

Prestige One Bedroom Suite

For guests who prefer luxury and space, the Prestige one bedroom suite offers comfort and style with a separate living area complete with dining or conference table. For the contemporary tastes to a more classic design, please share your preference when booking your reservations. Bold or vintage colors and patterns extend from Dutch Masters paintings into the room. Add the luxury amenities De L’Europe offers to enhance the comfort of your stay such as award winning Coco-Mat beds, Bose surround sound and iPad directories. Spacious five-fixture bathrooms are perfect treat after a day of museum visits or before your start your elegant evening on town. With 65 to 85 SQM, this suite offers picturesque city views as well as romantic Amstel River views. Options of balconies are also available.

Signature Suites

De L’Europe is home to several of the continent’s biggest and most impressively luxurious one-of-a-kind suites, readily befitting its Signature status. The six-bedroom Penthouse Suite boosts a private terrace; the Provocateur echoes Vincent Van Gogh with its starry night ceiling of twinkling lights over the enormous round bed.

Dutch Masters Wing

De L’Europe’s new Dutch Masters Wing is a revelation in art and architectural design, with an atrium skyline and dazzling works of art creating the effect of an airy boutique hotel within a majestic one. In each of the wing’s 23 boldly appointed, spacious loft-like quarters hangs a different yet exacting replica Dutch Masters painting from the nearby Rijksmuseum; two additional oversized paintings in the suite are inspired by magnified detailed thumbnails of the works. Architect/interior designer Cees Dam then takes this one step further by infusing the room’s walls with a compatible color to the painting. Guests may select an intimate suite or a spacious one-bedroom suite, each with luxe-to-the-touch comforts combined with the latest technology, including gently heated floors and subtle motion detecting floor and bathroom lighting in each guest room.

Junior Dutch Masters Suite

An intimate, handsomely appointed suite ideal for a several-day stay or a quick city break. Each has customized décor and a bold vintage color scheme complementing the Dutch Masters-inspired oversized thumbnail detail paintings in the room. Modern design aligns comfort with latest technology such as a Bose sound system, subtle motion-detecting footpath lights, bath mirrors with built-in televisions, a marble and mosaic large bathtub, plus separate rain and hand-held shower heads with adjustable water pressure are just several of the amenities adorning each room.

Deluxe One-bedroom Suite

With all the amenities of a superior suite and more: this one bedroom apartment-like suite Each has customized décor and a bold vintage color scheme complementing the Dutch Masters-inspired oversized thumbnail detail paintings in the room. Modern design aligns comfort with latest technology such as Bose sound system, subtle motion-detecting footpath lights, bath mirrors with built-in televisions, marble and mosaic large bathtub, plus separate rain and hand-held shower heads with adjustable water pressure are just several of the amenities adorning each room.

Prestige One-bedroom Suite

An oversized one bedroom suite with a generous living area boosting a conference table appropriate for private meetings or en suite dinner parties. Each has customized décor and a bold vintage color scheme complementing the Dutch Masters-inspired oversized thumbnail detail paintings in the room. Modern design aligns comfort with latest technology such as a Bose sound system, subtle motion-detecting footpath lights, bath mirrors with built-in televisions, marble and mosaic large bathtub, plus separate rain and hand-held shower heads with adjustable water pressure are just several of the amenities adorning each room.

Gastronomy & Bar

De L’Europe is a hub of haute cuisine, boasting a selection of the city’s best restaurants helmed by Executive Chef Richard van Oostenbrugge, with round-the-clock dining under one roof. The new Bord’Eau restaurant redefines Amsterdam’s fine dining scene; Hoofdstad Brasserie with terrace is perfect for a sophisticated yet casual bite; Freddy’s Bar with its plushly luxe refurbishment, continues to be the city’s iconic bar. De L’Europe’s Afternoon Tea is served at the Promenade.

Bord’Eau

Award-winning Bord’Eau offers a culinary adventure directed by Executive Chef Richard van Oostenbrugge and Chef Thomas Groot. Exceptional ingredients are blended to create symphonies of flavour, all complemented by the finest wines from around the globe. The intimacy of the salon-like setting, the classical simplicity of the decor and the grace and attentiveness of the service suggest high style and privilege overlooking the Amstel River.

Hoofdstad Brasserie

Under the careful direction of Executive Chef Richard van Oostenbrugge, Chef Alexandre Bazard leads this open-kitchen brasserie, serving Amsterdam’s interpretation of modern French cuisine amidst atmospheric flair and outstanding service. Open throughout the day, guests can view its chefs in action as well as enjoy some of the world’s great wines by the glass.

Freddy’s Bar

Named in honor of Alfred Heineken who entertained colleagues and friends here, the iconic Freddy’s Bar is a timeless Amsterdam Dutch brown bar ideal for people watching and rubbing elbows with a power menagerie of moguls, high society, politicos, and screen stars. Soft lighting, wood walls enveloping cozy leather banquettes and comfy chairs encourage guests to kick back and relax. Pianist Tarmo Vesterbohm plays in the background keeping guests entertained while they sip cocktails and wines from an impressive and deep list, nibbling on gourmet snacks. Freddy’s is noted for the city’s best Bloody Mary and is often touted by independent reviewers as the city’s best hotel bar.

Open from 15.00h – 01.00h every day

Promenade

A see and be seen sophisticated scene offering a comprehensive list of old- and new-world wines by the glass, perfectly mixed cocktails, afternoon tea, a light menu and bar snacks. For an afternoon or evening out on the town, guests can freely gather for an aperitif or espresso.

Het Terras

A warm-weather dining destination where vintage Euro chic riverside dining pairs with sumptuous updated Parisian-influenced café classics and seasonal local specialties. A spectacular al fresco setting atop a charming open-air patio offers breathtaking views of Amsterdam’s famous canals.
Hours of Operation: April – September

Private Dining

For private or business dinners Bord’Eau offers a luxurious private dining room for max. 12 persons. This intimate room with vistas of the Amstel suggests a world of high style and envelopes your guests with ‘Walls of Wine’ as a beautiful selection of old and new world wines adorns the walls.

Location

Hotel De L’Europe

Nieuwe Doelenstraat 2-14
Amsterdam , 1012 CP, Netherlands
Tel: +31(0)20 531 17 77
Fax: +31(0)20 531 17 78
Email hotel@leurope.nl

 

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