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Your Guide to Kensington & Chelsea’s Most Exclusive VIP Clubs

The Roof GardensWhether you’re looking to really impress those high profile clients on your next business trip to the capital, or whether you’re simply planning to celebrate in style during your next stay at our luxurious Kensington and Chelsea hotel, there’s there’s no shortage of top nightspots perfect for the occasion.

As one of the most glamorous and upscale areas of London, you’ll find some of the most exclusive VIP haunts, private members clubs, and guest-list-only cocktail bars anywhere in the capital, each one offering the chance to party the night away in a fashion usually reserved for A-List celebrities.

Whatever your reason for celebrating, here’s the Amsterdam Hotel’s complete guide to the very best VIP clubs anywhere in Kensington and Chelsea. Continue reading

Indulge Yourself With These Top Five Spa and Pamper Centres In London

Mandarin Oriental Hyde ParkWhilst it may be better known for its bustling city streets, crowds of tourists, and jam-packed events calendars than as an ideal location for a relaxing weekend break, London is fast becoming a must-visit destination for those looking to truly getaway from it all.

For those such serenity seekers, part of the city’s appeal is the number of premium quality spa and pamper centres, each offering a unique array of treatments and therapies which serve as the ultimate in indulgence.

Whether you’re staying at the Amsterdam Hotel as part of a relaxing getaway, or simply looking for a quick way to unwind on your next business trip to the capital, here’s just five of our favourite places to enjoy the best massages, spas, saunas Continue reading

First Visit to Chelsea? Here’s Five Things You Must Try

Chelsea-LondonAs famous for its high-end fashions and A-List celebrity haunts as it is for unbridled style and sophistication, a weekend break in Chelsea offers visitors a unique chance to experience London’s most glamorous and refined side.

Here, the team at the Amsterdam Hotel in London look at our five favourite essentials that you have to try to really enjoy the true Chelsea experience.

Shop in Style

As one of the most fashionable districts of London, it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to find Chelsea resplendent with the very best in upmarket fashions and top designers.

Less than ten minutes away from our luxury hotel near Chelsea centre, King’s Road is famous for its wholly unique boutique stores, such as Penhaligon’s perfumery Continue reading

Four Unmissable Events Coming to London This April

London Coffee FestivalThe sun is out, the weather is hotting up, and here at the Amsterdam Hotel in London, we’re looking forward to celebrating the arrival of spring with a host of truly unmissable events.

From world famous sporting competitions to unique theatre performances, not to mention the chance to indulge in your favourite sweet treats this Easter, April brings with it an abundance of entertainment for all ages and tastes.

Coming to join us here in Earls Court this month? Here’s our pick of just four incredible events you absolutely must check out while you’re in town.

London Coffee Festival

Thursday, April 6th to Sunday, April 9th

Looking for the perfect pick-me-up on your next visit to London? Look no further than the famous Old Truman Brewery where, for four whole days, you’ll find the very best in gourmet coffee, haute couture food, and a delicious array of specialist teas. Continue reading

Visiting London for the 2017 London Marathon – Your Complete Guide

2017 London MarathonOver the past few weeks, the team here at the Amsterdam Hotel in London have been getting ready for one of the biggest events in the city’s calendar; the annual London Marathon.

Each and every year, literally thousands of professional and amateur runners race through the capital, raising millions for good causes across the United Kingdom. Meanwhile, countless more will descend upon London, lining the streets to cheer on the runners and revel in the feel-good atmosphere which permeates the city on marathon day.

With so many visitors descending on the city, hotel availability for the London Marathon is always at a premium, meaning time is quickly running out to secure quality accommodation close to the heart of the action. Continue reading

Why London Is 2017’s Most Popular Destination for Easter Breaks

Easter City BreaksThe weather is a little warmer, the sun is shining a little brighter, and the first signs of spring have well and truly sprung. For us here at the Amsterdam Hotel in London, that means only one thing; Easter is once again upon us.

Over the past several years, we’ve enjoyed welcoming a wealth of guests from across the UK and beyond as they descend upon the capital for a long weekend of fun, entertainment, and of course, sweet treats aplenty.

This year, we’re expecting to welcome even more guests than usual to our Earls Court accommodation, with all signs pointing to London as 2017’s most popular destination for Easter breaks. Continue reading

Five Things You Never Knew You Could do in London

londonRegular guests at the Amsterdam Hotel near Chelsea already know that within just a short distance of our prime Earls Court location, there’s a whole host of attractions, famous landmarks, and well-loved sights to be enjoy.

Yet after exploring all of those time and time again, we find many of our guests coming to us for recommendations for something different; those hidden gems, off-the-beaten-path attractions and opportunities to see a whole new side to London life.

Luckily for us, we know just what to recommend. Luckily for them -and for you- you never have to go far to see the secret side of London that most tourists never get to experience Continue reading

The UK’s Greatest Classical Music Show Comes to Earls Court this March

Classical Music Show Earls CourtThis spring, the Royal Albert Hall presents the world’s best classical music pieces as you’ve never heard -or seen- them before, as the greatest musical show in the country returns to the iconic London venue. Here at the Amsterdam Hotel in Earls Court, we’ve got everything you could possibly need to make it a truly magical evening. Read on to find out more…

From Thursday, March 16th to Sunday March 17th, London’s annual Classical Spectacular makes its long-awaited return to Earls Court, bringing with it the dazzling array of light, sound, and performance that has earned it the reputation as the UK’s greatest classical music show.

A Musical Performance Like Nothing Else on Earth

A firm favourite with guests at our hotel near the Royal Albert Hall for the past several years, Classical Spectacular sees John Rigby conduct the world renowned Royal Philharmonic Orchestra through stirring renditions of well-loved classics, all set to a dazzling laser and light show that truly has to be seen to be believed. Continue reading

Olly Murs Heads to Earls Court: Book Your London Hotel Accommodation for This Once-in-a-Lifetime Show

Olly MursFresh from the runaway success of his 2016 album, 24 Hours,  pop sensation Olly Murs heads up an all-star performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Monday, March 27th. Here at the Amsterdam Hotel in Earls Court, we’ve got just the ticket to making your visit to the biggest show in town all the more memorable:

Premium London hotel accommodation at incredible nightly rates, all within just a few minutes’ walk from the iconic Albert Hall.

Based next to Earls Court Station itself, our luxury hotel serves as the best seat in the house for those planning to combine a day exploring London with an evening of top entertainment at what promises to be a truly one-of-a-kind show. Continue reading

Five London Landmarks Perfect for Proposing to Your Loved One this Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of year again. Love is most definitely in the air, and here at the Amsterdam Hotel, we’re donning our cupid wings in readiness for the arrival of countless lovestruck couples, all joining us for their own romantic Valentine’s Day break in London.

If previous years are anything to go by, this year will no doubt see its own fair share of wedding proposals.

Inspired by the dramatic tales of love and romance from years gone by, by the breathtakingly beautiful scenery, and of course, by the sheer sense of wonder that seems to permeate the atmosphere, it seems enamoured hopefuls simply can’t resist getting down on one knee when they visit the capital around this time of year. Continue reading