To mark the launch of Eurostar’s new direct route from London to Amsterdam, NH Hotel Group is sharing its favourite travel experiences in Holland’s capital city. With 12 hotels in Amsterdam, including three from the group’s upper upscale NH Collection brand, NH Hotel Group’s properties are perfectly located to discover the city’s rich culture, striking architecture, hip neighbourhoods, popular breweries and contemporary art scene. With The Netherlands featuring in NH Hotel Group’s Top 10 Destinations offer, guests can enjoy up to 20% off stays and prices from just €70* per room, meaning there has never been a better time explore one of Europe’s trendiest cities.

Guests at the five-star NH Collection Amsterdam Barbizon Palace will find historical landmarks, such as the Royal Palace, Anne Frank’s House and the city’s oldest building, De Oude Kerk, as well as the fascinating windmill brewery of Brouwerij ’t IJ, all within easy reach. Located opposite the Amsterdam Centraal Station in the heart of Amsterdam’s old quarter, the 17th century hotel combines space with classic décor, Michelin-starred dining using fresh produce from the hotel’s roof garden at the Vermeer Restaurant and laid-back cocktails at the cosy Bar Mar-Dique.

Those wanting to explore Amsterdam’s famous museums will find NH Amsterdam Centre offers an ideal base. Just a short walk from the Van Gogh and Moco museums and the Riijksmuseum, as well as only 100 metres from Vondel Park, the four-star hotel has some Amsterdam’s best arts and culture attractions right on its doorstep. Built in 1928 for the Olympic Games, NH Amsterdam Centre has a stylish bar that serves cocktails and coffee, as well as a peaceful, tree-lined patio garden, a gym and spa, and warmly-decorated rooms with city views, making it a welcome retreat after a day of urban exploration.

Amsterdam is paradise for shoppers, and guests at NH Collection Amsterdam Doelen are in an ideal location for exploring some of the city’s best shops and markets. The famous Kalverstraat shopping street is minutes from the five-star hotel’s doorstep, Amsterdam’s ‘best flea market’ Waterlooplein, is a just a short stroll away and the renowned Bloemenmark floating flower market, just five minutes’ walk from the hotel, is a must! One of the city’s oldest hotels, NH Collection Amsterdam Doelen’s famous past guests include The Beatles, while Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ was painted to display within its walls.  Recently completely renovated, it offers 81 stylish rooms and its own private landing dock, giving guests the opportunity to see the sights of Amsterdam in style on their own canal boat tour.

With prices starting from just €70*, NH Hotel Group’s 12 Amsterdam hotels offer the perfect base for any budget, and with Eurostar’s new twice-daily direct service from London to Amsterdam, now is the perfect time to explore Holland’s capital.