With just a few weeks to go before December 25th arrives once again, it’s time to start seriously thinking about getting the perfect gifts for your friends and loved ones, and where better to do just that than in London’s twin shopping capitals?
At the Amsterdam Hotel near Kensington and Chelsea, we love a good shopping trip at any time of year, especially at Christmas, which is why we’ve just put together our own guide to the top places near our hotel to snap up the latest Christmas bargains:
Brompton Road, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, SW1X 7CL
Could we really have started our list of places to snap up Christmas bargains in London without mentioning the world-famous Harrods? Though the large-scale department store does boast something of a reputation for upmarket prices, you’ll be find at just how affordable many of their Christmas stocking fillers, gift selections and even delicious festive food favourites can be.
What’s more, Harrods is only a few minutes from our hotel near Kensington and Chelsea, meaning you won’t have far to travel back with your haul at the end of a long day’s shopping Continue reading
This November 5th weekend, expect to see the night sky lit up with a dazzling array of works as Britons across the country head out into the late autumn chill to celebrate the thwarted attempt by Guy Fawkes to blow up the Houses of Parliament in what is more commonly known today as The Gunpowder Plot.
Though whilst you can attend Guy Fawkes Night celebrations anywhere in the country, is there anywhere really better suited than London, the very place where this historical event actually took place?
If you’re staying with us at the Amsterdam Hotel in Earls Court this coming weekend, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to top places to see the November 5th fireworks in the capital Below, we’ve picked out just a few of the best Continue reading
It doesn’t seem like five minutes ago since the summer ended, but already the Amsterdam Hotel, Earls Court is gearing up for festive season.
Over the past few weeks, we’ve been inundated with phone calls, emails and online bookings from guests based all over the UK and beyond, all looking forward to celebrating Christmas in London. It’s an exciting time for us, and rooms are filling up fast for the days before and after December 25th, though before we’re booked up completely, we wanted to offer you the chance to come and enjoy the festivities with us.
Amsterdam Hotel London – For your Luxury Christmas Shopping Trips
Of course, you don’t just have to pay us a visit during Christmas week. From mid-November onwards, our Earls Court B&B makes the ideal home base for those of you looking Continue reading
There’s not a week goes by that staff at our hotel in Earls Court don’t welcome a slew of new visitors all arriving in London to visit some of the capital’s most famous historical monuments and attractions.
And who can blame them? As the home of royalty and the inspiration for scores of artistic and literary works, it’s fair to say that London is positively overflowing with places of interest, many of which we’ve already told you about in past blogs.
Yet with Halloween on the horizon, the staff at the Amsterdam Hotel thought it was time we told you about some of the scariest historical attractions in London Continue reading
Usually, when we promise people that our Hotel in Earls Court isn’t haunted, it’s generally meant -and received- as a good thing. Not this month however, as guests from all across the country look to descend on London to celebrate Halloween.
Yet just because we can’t promise you any ghostly goings on at the Amsterdam Hotel this October 31st, that doesn’t mean to say there’s not plenty to scare you senseless within walking distance of our Earls Court B&B.
With that in mind, here’s our guide to the top Halloween Activities and Events in London this Halloween Continue reading
Here 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
As 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
At 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
Earlier 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
Whether 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