The 3 Best hotels in De Pijp
Colourful, multi-ethnic De Pijp provides a lively contrast with the tourist-dominated city centre, from which it is separated by Singelgracht, and the River Amstel is its eastern boundary. Stay in one of the best hotels in De Pijp to discover an amazing array of street food from all over the world along Albert Cuypstraat. Busiest on Saturdays – when it attracts up to 40,000 shoppers – this is De Pijp's main thoroughfare, and it's foodie heaven. It's lined with dozens of restaurants and stalls, and nearby Sarphatipark, the neighbourhood's central green space, is the perfect place for a summer picnic.
And if you thought Amsterdam's heritage was all about postcard-pretty, centuries-old canalside houses, De Pijp's 1920s modernist architecture, the work of the innovative Amsterdam School, will make you think again. Lager lovers shouldn't miss the Heineken Experience on Stadhouderskade, where you can also board a hop-on hop-off canal boat to explore the sights around the Canal Belt.
Visitors who opt for a stay at one of the best hotels in De Pijp are also handily close to the world-class art collections of the Museumkwartier, including the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, and the neighbourhood is just two Metro stops from the city centre and three from Centraal Station.
The best hotels in De Pijp
- With four Michelin-acclaimed restaurants on site, including the two-starred Ciel Bleu, Hotel Okura is a luxurious refuge for gastronomes. Rooms have stunning city views.
For a sophisticated stay
- Monochrome sophistication combines with top-notch wining and dining at the Sir Albert, complementing a fabulous wine collection and spa.
FOR ROMANTIC LUXURY
- Pestana Amsterdam Riverside combines urban style with romantic luxury in a heritage building beside the Amstel.
Pestana Amsterdam Riverside 154 rooms from £297Amsterdam (Oud Zuid)
This five-star luxury hotel is located in De Pijp, Amsterdam. Guests can choose between rooms in the historic municipal building or contemporary studios at River House. Interiors are elegant and modern with crisp white linens; book the penthouse suite for charming heritage details. A chic city stay.City Style - Situated in a heritage building on the canalside in central Amsterdam, this hotel has lots of city styleRomantic Break - Book the romantic Mezzanine Suite for your next couples' getaway and enjoy a freestanding bathtubLocal exploring - With a privileged location in De Pijp, this hotel is perfectly located for local exploringGreat walks - Explore Amsterdam's green spaces on a long walk through the city centre; don't miss Sarphatipark, a verdant oasis
Sir Albert 84 rooms from £170Amsterdam
Very smart, almost masculine, contemporary hotel with a fantastic Japanese restaurant. Luxury rooms and suites in white with dark furniture and all the modern gadgetry. Wonderful library, wine collection, and spa. Sophisticated, smooth, very luxurious.Foodies - Fantastic Japanes restaurant.City StyleSpa - Access to the City Street Spa in central AmsterdamSights nearby - Van Gogh museum.Recommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith
Hotel Okura 300 rooms from £225Amsterdam
The Okura is the pinnacle of luxury. With a vast variety of rooms and suites, all lavishly decorated with stunning views of the city, the Okura will cater to your every need. There is an extensive spa onsite, and a selection of 4 restaurants two of which hold Michelin stars.Foodies - 2 Michelin awarded restaurants, with the Ciel Bleu being the flagship with its impressive two Michelin Stars.Swimming Pool - A large pool, one of the many feature of the hotels spa and wellness centre.Spa - A variety of spa treatments, with a jacuzzi, turkish steam room, and saunas.5* Luxury - Very high service standards.