Canal House

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Overlooking the Keizersgracht Canal in the centre of Amsterdam

Club Member Rating

4.7

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Canal House

At a glance

23 rooms

Combining a prime location with supreme comfort, Canal House Amsterdam comprises three historic 17th-century merchant houses that overlook the Keisersgracht, one of the city’s major canals. With 23 design-led bedrooms, a bar, a glamorous lounge, a large garden and contemporary works of art, this delightful hotel is just a short walk from the Anne Frank House.

Location

Keizersgracht, Amsterdam, close to museums and attractions. 19 kms from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Things to enjoy

Central canal-side location, contemporary décor, unique artwork, lounge, bar, large garden, summer house, private dining.

Number of floors: 4
Number of lifts: 1

In detail

Rooms are refreshingly graded by names that indicate exactly what to expect and include Good Rooms, Better Rooms, Great Rooms, Exceptional Rooms and Best Room. All have unique artwork and are beautifully furnished with silk wallpaper and plush velvet curtains in a light and dark colour scheme to reflect traditional Dutch paintings. Care has been taken to retain the original timber beams, ornate ceilings and fireplaces at Canal House Amsterdam.

Discover the Nine Street district with its numerous cafes and boutiques. Then visit the Anne Frank House, followed by a walk to the centre of the city to Spui and Dam Squares. Head to the Museum Quarter and the art galleries in the Jordaan area, and pick and choose what you would like to visit. Return to Canal House Amsterdam for a cocktail in the bar.

Rooms

In line with our commitment to offer our guests both choice and diversity, Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties offer a range of room categories for you to choose from.

Canal House

Good

Good rooms have a queen size bed and views onto the garden or a small internal courtyard. Our smallest rooms come with full amenities ��� LCD screen, Bose iPod docking station, Blu-ray player, complimentary WIFI, full size Green & Spring bath and body products and a generous mini bar full of locally sourced treats. All have unique artwork and trademark Canal House decor with a leather headboard, silk wallpaper and plush velvet curtains. Maximum occupancy is 2 adults.

Canal House

Better

Better Rooms have a queen size bed and with light well view ensuring total privacy. With open plan baths, Better rooms are given a sense of space whilst remaining warm and inviting with occasional seating and textural elements – a leather headboard, velvet curtains, silk wallpaper and unique artwork throughout. Full amenities are on offer with an LCD screen, Bose iPod docking station, Blu-ray player, complimentary WIFI, Green & Spring bath and body products and a generous mini bar full of locally sourced treats, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Maximum occupancy is 2 adults.

Canal House

Great

Great rooms are our larger rooms with a queen size bed and views extending onto the canal or garden. Many with period features and all with unique layouts, no two Great rooms are alike. Bedrooms are given further individuality with unique artwork and bathing is made pleasurable with double sinks, bathtubs with showers and full size Green & Spring bath and body products. All Canal House amenities can be found throughout – an LCD screen, Bose iPod docking station, Blu-ray player, complimentary WIFI, and a generous mini bar with locally sourced food and drink. Maximum occupancy is 2 adults.

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Exceptional

Exceptional rooms have a queen size bed and offer lovely views over the canal or garden. Of a spectacular size and many with original period features, Exceptional rooms offer a sense of space and place. Large bathrooms have double sinks, bathtubs, and some, separate showers. Sofas and occasional seating add comfort to the glamorous decor of bespoke ebony stained furniture, silk wallpaper, and heavy velvet curtains. All amenities are present – an LCD screen, Bose iPod docking station, Blu-ray player, complimentary WIFI, Green & Spring bath and body products, and a generous mini bar - ensuring a comfortable and pleasurable stay. Maximum occupancy is 2 adults.

Canal House

Best

Our Best room occupies the top floor and offers sweeping views over the Keizersgracht canal. A generous size lounge with sofas, casual seating and large LCD screen, offers a place to relax or entertain. Bathing is made fun with a bathtub big enough for two and a seamless glass shower adjacent to the sleeping area. A sense of generosity is felt throughout with a dressing table, further seating and an LCD screen in the bedroom, making it another space to gather or slip away. A Bose iPod docking station, Blu-ray player, complimentary WIFI, Green & Spring bath and body products and a complimentary mini bar complete the experience. Maximum occupancy is 2 adults.

Services

Ipod docking station Laundry service Airport transfer at extra cost 24hour reception Roomservice - 24 hours Luggage service Babysitting on request Airconditioning per room LCD TV screen Blu ray player Large selection Bly ray movies - foc Concierge services Free WIFI


Directory of services

  • Bell service
  • Butler service
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge
  • Doctor on call
  • DVD /CD Library
  • Guests relation services
  • High speed Internet in public areas
  • High speed Internet in guest rooms
  • Laptop Rental
  • Laundry service
  • Limousine service
  • Nanny service
  • Porters
  • Pressing service
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Shoe shine service
  • WI-FI in public areas
  • WI-FI in guest rooms

On-site facilities

  • Luggage storeroom

Family facilities

  • Baby sitting
  • Cots

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Walloon

Meetings and Business

The Garden House located in our garden. The Garden House can accommodate private dining or meetings for up to 10 people.


Business Services

  • Internet / E-mail access

Getting there

Hotel Address

Canal House
Keizersgracht 148
Amsterdam 1015CX. Netherlands Amsterdam1015CXNetherlands

Transportation

Nearest Airport - Amsterdam Schipol Airport - 20 km

By Taxi - distance in time and approx cost -30 minutes/ +-50 euro

By Car - distance in time - 30 minutes

By Train - distance in time and approx cost - 15 minutes/ 8 euro pp

By Tram - distance in time and approx cost - 10 minutes/ 3 euro pp

 

Nearest Train Station - Amsterdam Central Station - 15 minute walk

Nearest Tram - Westermarkt 5 minutes

Motorway Exit - S105 Ring Amsterdam

Airports

Nearest international airport: Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (11 - 20 Km.)
Nearest local airport: Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (11 - 20 Km.)

Trains & Buses

Nearest train station: Amsterdam Central Station (1 Km.)
Nearest bus or coach station: Dam Square - Tram (3 Km.)

Driving

Nearest motorway junction: S105 Ring Amsterdam (5 Km.)

Car Rental

Nearest car rental office: Overtoom Street (3 Km.)

Directions

 

RAILWAY STATION

Underneath the airport there is a train station to all major cities within the Netherlands. Please purchase your ticket at counter NS INFORMATION. The travelling time takes about 15min into Amsterdam Center. The trains from and to the airport run 6 times per hour.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT from Central Station

By Taxi- permanent taxi rank outside station. Please make your way to the front of the line.

By Tram- about 7min by tram: line 13 or 17 and a 2min walk. You can purchase a ticket for the tram in the back of the tram at the counter. The stop is called Westermarkt. Please cross over street to the Church side. Facing the Church the Keizersgracht is on your right side. Please walk into the street Keizersgracht. House numbers are even and ranging from high to low. Walk along until after the first bridge and you will find us on number 148.
 
 

AUTO

From A4 Den Haag - Amsterdam.

Follow the A10 (Ring Amsterdam-West). You take the exit S105, Geuzenveld/Centrum. Keep driving straight on the Jan van Galenstraat, cross over the bridge. At the traffic lights after the bridge continue straight at the square Hugo de Grootplein. At the next traffic lights you turn right (corner Nassaukade). Next traffic lights turn left onto the Rozengracht. At the end of the Rozengracht you see left the tower the Westertoren. After the Westertoren take a left onto the Keizersgracht. You will find Canal House immediately after the bridge on your left at number 148.

Near Canal House

Nine Streets district, art galleries, restaurants, Anne Frank House, museums, Dam Square, Royal Palace, Spui, Noordermarkt, Flower Market, bicycle hire.

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