A baroque vibe prevails in these two 17th-century canalside buildings, with red, purple, and gold color schemes; lots of velvety fabrics and chandeliers; and lights that can be changed to different colors for different moods. Service often exceeds expectations: You can order a hot meal from neighboring restaurant Christophe and have it delivered to your room and help yourself to an espresso or latte any time the mood strikes. A lovely garden cottage is one of the city's
Mar 25, 2004
Forgive the headline, but Fodor's asked for it... and I just couldn't resist. Be prepared for extremely close quarters whose arrangement of beds, sinks, and furniture apparently required a full-on MIT team to ensure that doors would still open with clearance, but they are well-appointed, comfortable, charm abounds, and the location is absolutely ideal. Parking on this canal-set hotel is non-existent, but that does not set it apart from any other
lodging in the area. Proximity to all locales is wonderful, especially the Anne Frank Huis, Dam, Central Station, and just about everything else in this quaint and charming inn.