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Four Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do When Staying in an Earls Court Hotel

Amsterdam Hotel LondonHere on our blog, we love nothing more than telling you about all the sights, sounds, events and attractions that you can enjoy when you come to stay at our Earls Court hotel.

Yet with such a sheer abundance of things to see and do, there’s still plenty you may not know about, and that’s before we even mention those hidden secrets which, once revealed, could do much to make your next stay with us even more enjoyable.

Never being ones to keep good stuff to ourselves then, here’s the Hotel Amsterdam’s guide to four things you didn’t know you could do when staying in an Earls Court Hotel Continue reading

Where to Snap Up End-of-Summer Bargains in Kensington and Chelsea

End-of-Summer BargainsAs August fades into the sunset and September approaches, the biggest high street stores, boutique retailers and famous department stores in Kensington and Chelsea are all gearing up to make way for their fashionable winter collections.

Yet to do that of course, they first have to clear out all those summer clothes, accessories and other mid-year essentials that have proved so popular -and so expensive- over the last couple of months.

As a top hotel right near Kensington and Chelsea, we’re well placed to keep an eye on all those end-of-summer bargains those big name stores don’t want you to know about, and since we’re passionate about helping you save money on your visit to London, we’ve put together this brief guide of the top places to snap up the latest deals in the area Continue reading

Top Free Events in London This September

londonAt the Hotel Amsterdam in Earls Court, we’re passionate about helping you make the most of your London stay without spending the kind of huge sums usually reserved for our neighbours in nearby Kensington and Chelsea.

Not only do we provide the highest quality London hotel accommodation at the most competitive rates in the capital, but we also like to help you enjoy some of the city’s most unique attractions without spending a penny, all thanks to this simple guide to the top free events taking place in London this September.

Science Museum Lates

London Science Museum, Exhibition Rd, SW7 | Regular Wednesdays Continue reading

5 Things You Need to Know About September’s London Flower Show

September’s London Flower ShowEarlier this summer, our Hotel near Chelsea and Kensington was flooded with green-fingered gardening fans who flocked to the capital to attend this year’s Chelsea flower show.

Yet whilst that event may have been put to the flower beds for another season, there’s still an opportunity for late bloomers to experience some of London’s horticultural highlights at the first annual London Flower Show.

If you’re staying at our Earls Court hotel on the weekend of 11th – 13th September 2015, we highly recommend paying the new flower show a visit. What’s more, to help you prepare for the occasion, the Hotel Amsterdam team put together this guide to five things you need to know about September’s inaugural London Flower Show Continue reading

Your Guide to Market Shopping in Kensington and Chelsea

Portobello MarketWhether it’s to pick up a few essentials or indulge in an extravagant spending spree, you’re never short of places to shop when you stay at an Earls Court B&B.

As a hotel near Harrods (only 1.6 miles away) and some of the biggest names in shopping throughout Kensington and Chelsea, the Hotel Amsterdam makes the ideal base if your plans for a London stay involve shopping until you drop.

Yet the vast department stores and fashionable boutiques aren’t the only shopping attractions the area has to offer. Both Kensington and Chelsea are as famous for their markets as they are for being home to Harrods, Selfridges and the like.

With that in mind, below you’ll find our guide to the biggest and best markets Continue reading

5 Reasons to Stay at the Hotel Amsterdam before Travelling from London Airports

Corporate Accommodation LondonAs the busiest hub of activity in the whole of the United Kingdom, it should come as little surprise to find that London is frequented by guests who are paying little more than a -pardon the pun- flying visit, often en route to major UK airports like London Heathrow and Gatwick.

Countless flights leave the capital on a daily basis, and if you’re reading this, it’s likely that yours is one of them. Yet what do you do when your flight leaves at some anti-social hour, or if you have a vast amount of time to kill in London before jetting off for pastures new?

Come and stay with us at the Hotel Amsterdam, that’s what. As a quality Bed and Breakfast in Earls Court, we make the ideal base for those of you travelling from London’s airports Continue reading

Everything You Need to Know about Staying in an Earls Court Hotel on Business

corporate stayWith the likes of Kensington and Chelsea just a short walk away, Earls Court Tube Station only 0.7 miles around the corner and access to many of central London’s finance, technology and commerce sectors, it’s little wonder that Earls Court hotels like the Hotel Amsterdam are often the first choice of accommodation for business travellers coming to the capital.

Yet if you’ve never visited London on business before, there’s a few things you might want to know about. With that in mind then, the Hotel Amsterdam, one of the leading business B&Bs in Earls Court put together the following helpful guide, containing everything you need to know.

Close proximity to London business districts

As our country’s capital, London is home to some of the world’s largest organisations, along with countless small and medium enterprises. The good news, is that none of them are too far away from your Earls Court hotel Continue reading

What’s on in Kensington and Chelsea this August?

Children’s Summer FeteSummer is in full flow, the sun shines, the bird sings, and August arrives, Kensington and Chelsea blossom into a veritable hot bed of things to do, places to go and attractions to see.

For guests staying at the Amsterdam Hotel in Earl’s Court, there’s no end of possibilities to keep you entertained when you stay with us this summer. As a hotel near the Olympia less than a mile away, there’s an abundance of shows and events to enjoy, tourist hotspots to explore and much more besides.

If you’re looking for a way to spend your down time the next time you visit our Earls Court Bed and Breakfast, here’s your guide to what’s on in Kensington and Chelsea this August Continue reading

The Premier League Starts Soon – Where Will You Stay When Your Team Plays Chelsea?

The Premier LeagueAt the start of May, the mighty Chelsea added a fourth Premier League title to their resume, bringing the trophy back to Stamford Bridge after an impressive 2014-2015 campaign.

In just a few short weeks, the whole thing kicks off again, with your favourite team heading to Chelsea in an attempt to wrest that title away from the reining champions.

The 2015-2016 Premier League launches on August 8th, and if you’re one of those loyal followers who travel the length and breadth of the country to support your favourite team, you’ll need somewhere to stay when your squad take on the champions.

At Earls Court’s Hotel Amsterdam, we’re currently taking bookings for all Chelsea fixtures throughout 2015-2016, starting with their first game against Swansea City on the first day Continue reading

Top Tips for a London Break on a Budget

LondonThink of London, and chances are your first thoughts are of the regality and riches of the Royal Family, glitz and glamour of the West End, or perhaps the style, sophistication and expensive shops of Kensington and Chelsea.

For some, such images could well be enough to put you off thinking of paying a visit to England’s capital city. After all, won’t it be a costly endeavour to visit London even for a short break?

Not necessarily.

At the Amsterdam Hotel, London’s visitors can still experience a once-in-a-lifetime visit without paying over the odds, especially if you take on board the following top tips for a London break Continue reading