Karin Engelbrecht

Karin Engelbrecht

Karin Engelbrecht is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing articles and recipes for almost eight years. She lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where she works as a restaurant reviewer and food and lifestyle writer. She loves to share traditional Dutch recipes and new creations, inspired by the Netherlands' rich history.

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7 Most Unique Hotel Rooms in Amsterdam

7 Most Unique Hotel Rooms in Amsterdam

Looking to get more from your hotel room than a standard chain hotel experience? Then you’ll love our selection of unique Amsterdam hotel rooms.
The Most Storied Hotels in Amsterdam

The Most Storied Hotels in Amsterdam

For a city with a history that goes all the way back to the 13th-century, it's perhaps not surprising that Amsterdam boasts many hotels with an interesting ...
Hotel TwentySeven

Hotel TwentySeven

$$$ | North Holland | Amsterdam
Amsterdam’s plushest (and most talked-about) new hotel is perched over Dam Square in a striking monument.
Via Amsterdam

Via Amsterdam

$$ | North Holland | Diemen
A budget ho(s)tel with a 90s vibe and truly awesome amenities.
Hotel TwentySeven

Hotel TwentySeven

$$$ | North Holland | Amsterdam
Amsterdam’s plushest (and most talked-about) new hotel is perched over Dam Square in a striking monument.
Via Amsterdam

Via Amsterdam

$$ | North Holland | Diemen
A budget ho(s)tel with a 90s vibe and truly awesome amenities.
Zoku

Zoku

$$$ | North Holland | Amsterdam
A human-focused alternative for the media-savvy mobile professionals who regularly visit Amsterdam for work.
Breitner House

Breitner House

$$$ | North Holland | Amsterdam
A 19th-century former artists’ salon is now an art-adorned guest house ideal for romantic escapes.
Cityhub

Cityhub

$$ | North Holland | Amsterdam
An innovative pod concept designed with young digital nomads in mind.
Ecomama

Ecomama

$$ | North Holland | Amsterdam
Go easy on your pocket and the planet at this eco-conscious budget boutique ho(s)tel.
Hotel Arena

Hotel Arena

$$ | North Holland | Amsterdam
A green enclave in happening Oost where hippie has gone hip.
Kimpton De Witt

Kimpton De Witt

$$ | North Holland | Amsterdam
Europe’s first Kimpton hotel impresses with modish design and thoughtful touches
Hotel V Fizeaustraat

Hotel V Fizeaustraat

$$ | North Holland | Amsterdam
With its 70s throwback vibe, this east side boutique stunner offers some serious bang for your buck.
Kamer01

Kamer01

$$ | North Holland | Amsterdam
A charming B&B in an old canal house located at the heart of Amsterdam's famous UNESCO World Heritage Site Canal Ring.
7 Most Unique Hotel Rooms in Amsterdam

7 Most Unique Hotel Rooms in Amsterdam

Looking to get more from your hotel room than a standard chain hotel experience? Then you’ll love our selection of unique Amsterdam hotel rooms.
The Most Storied Hotels in Amsterdam

The Most Storied Hotels in Amsterdam

For a city with a history that goes all the way back to the 13th-century, it's perhaps not surprising that Amsterdam boasts many hotels with an interesting ...