Hyatt’s first property in the Netherlands has stood the test of time. Conceived in 2008, and opened in 2012, he is striking Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht pulsates with creative energy, writes Andrew Forbes.
Found within the city’s former public library, this luxury boutique property maintains the spirit of the original building, whilst providing a thoroughly contemporary environment for both leisure and business visitors to the city and residents alike.
This week’s Hotel Spotlight is on the Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht
This 122-room boutique-style property is part of the Hyatt group. It’s located in the vibrant canal district, on Prinsengracht, close to the trendy Jordaan district and within easy access to the museum quarter.
The Andaz Amsterdam design is the result of a collaboration with Dutch designer Marcel Wanders who has brought a bold, striking and contemporary style to the property. The adventurous spirit of the Dutch is reflected in cutting-edge design, a notable collection of some 50 video art installations and bold signature design elements.
The lobby lounge sets the tone for the hotel with a sociable modern and open style. There is a library too, a nod to the buildings former use, a relaxed space where you can also enjoy complimentary refreshments and wine in the evening.
The Bluespoon Bar, with charming canal view, is the place for international and Dutch signature cocktails.
The lively and relaxed Bluespoon Restaurant offers uncomplicated, farm-to-table dining.
Wellbeing facilities include The Spa and a gym – and the trainers can help with sharing jogging routes in the canal district and the hotel offers a weekly complimentary bike tour to showcase the area.
Guest rooms include garden and canal view options and stylish suites.
The hotel also caters for business travellers and events with a flexible collection of meeting spaces.
Prinsengracht 587, Amsterdam
T: +31 (0) 20 523 1234