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.

Hotel Okura

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

FOR FOODIES

Hotel Okura

  • 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

Sir Albert

  • 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

Still not sure? Extend your search to include Museumkwartier or the whole of Amsterdam; or contact a friendly guru for advice.

  • Pestana Amsterdam Riverside Amsterdam (Oud Zuid) 154 rooms from £294

    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 style
    Romantic Break  -  Book the romantic Mezzanine Suite for your next couples' getaway and enjoy a freestanding bathtub
    Local exploring  -  With a privileged location in De Pijp, this hotel is perfectly located for local exploring
    Great walks  -  Explore Amsterdam's green spaces on a long walk through the city centre; don't miss Sarphatipark, a verdant oasis
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  • Sir Albert Amsterdam 84 rooms from £168

    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 Style
    Spa  -  Access to the City Street Spa in central Amsterdam
    Sights nearby  -  Van Gogh museum.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith
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  • Hotel Okura Amsterdam 300 rooms from £225

    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.
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Written by Robin Gauldie

posted Monday, 10th June 2019