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
London derbies are always cause for excitement here at our Earls Court hotel, but with Chelsea set to take on Arsenal at Stamford Bridge this February, the stakes have seriously never been higher.
Scheduled for Saturday, February 4th, the game -which clicks off at 12.30pm- will see two of the biggest clubs not only in London, but the entire Premier League do battle for top-of-the-table supremacy in one of the most hotly anticipated games of the season.
At time of writing, both clubs were already leading the charge, with Chelsea dominating the ranks on 55 points, Arsenal putting up a valiant campaign in second place with 47 points, and fellow London rivals Tottenham Hotspur just a point behind them in third place. Continue reading
Valentine’s Day may still be a few weeks away, but it seems love is already in the air for guests at The Amsterdam Hotel in Earls Court, with many of our rooms already fully booked up for February 14th.
Not wanting our regular readers to miss out, we thought now might be the perfect time to look at exactly what awaits those planning to spend the most romantic day of the year here in London, and to offer you the chance to book your luxury suite at the lowest possible rates before we’re sold out completely.
Amore and More in the Heart of London
Whether you’re planning to surprise that special someone in your life with a romantic weekend city break, or even if you and your beloved prefer to take on a spur-of-the-moment adventure together, London really does offer something for everyone on this most amorous of occasions. Continue reading
At time of writing, Antonio Conte’s Chelsea were taking this year’s Premier League by storm, standing tall at the top of the table a whole six points above second-placed Liverpool.
Yet whilst we at the Amsterdam Hotel near Stamford Bridge are admittedly excited about the prospect of seeing our hometown heroes reclaim the championship they last won in 2015, even we have to admit that it’s still all very much to play for.
Over the course of the next few months, the boys in blue will venture forth out of London to see off some serious challenges from the likes of last year’s winners Leicester City, northern rivals Liverpool, and fellow Londoners, West Ham United.
Not that they’ll have it any easier back home. Continue reading
Whether you’re a native Scot staying with us at the Amsterdam Hotel in Earls Court over the next few weeks, or whether you’re a curious traveller whose itinerary spares no room for a quick trip north of the border, being in London this January doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on the opportunity to celebrate Burns Night.
A tradition dating back all the way to the first years of the 19th century, the event is almost as popular here in the capital as it is in Scotland.
Below, our team offer a complete guide to celebrating Burns Night 2017 in London, complete with our favourite places to pipe in the haggis, toast to the Immortal Memory, and listen to those rousing, spine-tingling bagpipes. Continue reading
One of the perks of running a London hotel near the Royal Albert Hall is that we’ve been fortunate enough over the years to enjoy some truly world class culture and entertainment right on our very doorstep.
In the past twelve months alone, our team have enjoyed performances by everyone from internationally acclaimed orchestras to chart-topping pop stars, and all manner of artists in between.
In 2017, the Royal Albert Hall’s line-up is already looking set to be just as impressive as in years gone by, with a host of unique events already on the calendar.
As we begin booking their own tickets for their favourite upcoming shows, we’ve put together our guide to the five events at the Royal Albert Hall that you absolutely can’t afford to miss the next time you come to stay at the Amsterdam Hotel, London. Continue reading
The last delicious morsels of our enormous Christmas pudding have finally been devoured, the last guests of 2016 are well settled in their luxury hotel rooms, and here at the Amsterdam Hotel in London, we’re looking forward to journeying across the capital to celebrate at the annual London New Year’s Eve fireworks event.
Yet before we head out to bring 2017 in with a bang, our entire hotel team had something very important we wanted to say to all of our regular blog readers, past guests, and those staying with us right now.
That something is this:
From All of Us, to All of You, Have a Very Happy New Year
Whether you’re celebrating in style by staying with us at our hotel in London on December 31st, or whether you’ve been with us for any number of major events throughout the year, we genuinely appreciate each and everyone of you who chose the Amsterdam Hotel as your preferred choice Continue reading
So, another year is finally behind us. The last guests of 2016 will be checking in with us any day now, and here at the Amsterdam Hotel in Earls Court, we’re feeling in a rather reflective mood.
For us, 2016 has been another one of the many successful years we’ve spent at the helm of one of South West London’s most popular luxury hotels. It has been another year of welcoming both new and returning guests, and another year spent enjoying many of the music, culture, and sporting events taking place nearby.
We’ve seen our local football club, Chelsea F.C take on the mighty giants of the Premier League and the UEFA champions league, we’ve enjoyed rousing performances at the nearby Royal Albert Hall, and, of course, we’ve had more than a few opportunities to head over to nearby Kensington Continue reading
So, you’re looking to make your London Christmas shopping trip feel truly special by tucking into some delicious turkey with all the trimmings. Perhaps you’re planning a celebration with friends and loved ones, or maybe you’re staying with us at our Earls Court hotel on Christmas Day itself, and are now searching for the perfect place to dine out.
Whatever the case may be, the Amsterdam Hotel have got you well covered. Below, we asked members of our team to give us their picks for the best Christmas lunches in London.
Get your paper hats and Christmas crackers at the ready, it’s time to dig in. Continue reading
From captivating carol concerts to luxury shopping and festive family fun, South West London has something to offer everyone this Christmas.
Whether you’re staying with us to snap up a few last-minute gifts, take in a show at the nearby Royal Albert Hall, or simply to enjoy that traditional London Christmas experience, here’s your complete guide to seasonal events taking place this December, all within easy reach of the Amsterdam Hotel near Chelsea and Kensington.
Santas Grotto and Festive Fun at Duke Of York Square
Saturday, December 3rd to Sunday, December 4th
Those of you bringing the children along to stay with us this weekend should catch the tube from Earls Court Station over to Sloane Square. From there, head to The Duke of York Square for a family-friendly afternoon of festive fun and games. Continue reading