“Mammoths: Ice Age Giants” @The Natural History Museum (23rd May – 7th September)
Staying at the friendly Amsterdam Hotel means you are conveniently situated to everything that makes London so famous as on the world’s premier capitals. The local Underground station can whisk you to the bustling West End within quarter of an hour, while a short walk will have you in the upmarket shopping area of Kensington, famed for the iconic Harrod’s department store, often referred to as the finest in the world.
Within a few minutes’ walk of the Amsterdam you will also find the London Museum Quarter, home to some of the most famous and respected museums in the world. In this, the Royal Borough of Kensington, there are museums celebrating the life and works of many famous Britons as well as some of the incredible advances – and inventions - the UK has made over the centuries in science, technology and natural history.
With a brand new year on the way, there’s a celebratory feeling in the air in London – and there’s really nowhere better to ring in 2014 than in the big city! With a host of brilliant parties, celebrations and events taking place, you can celebrate the start of the New Year in style. Here are our top 10 New Years Eve celebrations in London, to help you decide which party to pick!
1. New Years Eve Fireworks Display – Kick off the New Year with a bang, with thousands of revellers out on the streets of London, and amazing pyrotechnic displays over the skyline of classic London icons like Big Ben and the London Eye. With music, food and lots of gasping, there’s a true party atmosphere.
The Amsterdam hotel is the perfect place to stay if you want to experience London this Christmas – putting you right at the heart of the action, you can relax in comfort, be close to all the top attractions and never have to travel far to get anywhere. To help you plan your perfect visit during your stay at the Amsterdam hotel, here’s our round up of the ten best things to do this Christmas.
1. Head to a Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park
Head across to Hyde Park, not far from central Kensington, where you can discover a true fairytale Winter Wonderland this Christmas. From the comfort of your suite at the Amsterdam hotel, you’ll soon find yourself transported to a magical world of lights, fairground rides and festive fun.
As we get into snow season, your first stop should be the UK’s most popular ski and snowboarding event; to get you prepped up to hit the slopes in style. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, the event offers the very best in the industry, to make sure you won’t miss out on anything essential. See the leading experts perform breathtaking stunts, or get lessons to help you polish up your own skills – then relax in the après ski lounge areas, and enjoy the great atmosphere! Taking place just a few moments’ journey away from the Amsterdam Hotel, this show is one of London’s many surprising gems on the calendar. Held at the famous Earls Court exhibition centre, it’s accessible and easy to reach. Continue reading →
Whatever you’re into, this month you’ll find something to entertain and educate you when you visit the Amsterdam Hotel in London. From exciting new gadgets to man’s best friend, London has a brilliant variety of events on offer for you to enjoy. Read on to find out about just a few of the exciting things going on, that you won’t want to miss out on, before the year comes to an end.
Gadget Show Live – 1-3rd November
Whether you’re a tech geek or just love to have new, shiny toys, the Gadget Show is definitely a great day out, for people of all ages. Packed with exciting, quirky and innovative new gadgets, discover the must haves of the future, as well as all sorts of weird and wonderful creations. Continue reading →
With Halloween around the corner, London is getting ready to get spooky. If you’re planning to celebrate the Halloween festivities in the city, then make sure that you’ve got a central place to head out from! The Amsterdam Hotel is the perfect choice when you want to get to anywhere in the city within minutes – with great access via Tube, bus and taxi, you won’t have to miss out on any of the exciting events taking place. Read on to find out what you could be enjoying this Halloween.
Taking place between the 13th – 15th of September, cake lovers of all persuasions won’t want to miss out on this fabulous annual show, showcasing the best of the baking world, featuring hot new ingredients, design trends and representatives from popular manufacturers showing off their ranges of baking tools and accessories. With the Amsterdam Hotel located conveniently close, you can spend the best part of your day at the show, and pick up some great baked treats to enjoy! Continue reading →
Amsterdam Hotel London – A stylish place to stay close to the Exhibition
For fans of Japanese culture – whether it’s the music, arts, fashion or food, Hyper Japan is the event of the year. Bringing together the best of Japan into one exciting event at London’s Earls Court, Hyper Japan is an incredible mixture of entertaining acts, fascinating insights into Japanese arts, inspiring and mindboggling fashions, and delicious treats to try out and enjoy.
All of this – and so much more, taking place right in the heart of London, means that this is an enormously popular event, attracting visitors from all over the city, the UK and further afield. And for those coming from outside London, having a comfortable and stylish place to stay close to the exhibition is vital – which is why The Amsterdam Hotel is a great pick for visitors to Hyper Japan. Just a short distance away, comfortably furnished and easy to get to – you can spend more time on enjoying yourself at London’s top exhibition of Japanese culture – rather than looking for your hotel! Continue reading →
If you’re a business owner or a business person – you will know that there is nothing to beat the power and importance of a successful face to face meeting. While technology advances, meetings become ever more important, and selective, as we all want to deliver the best, and get the most out of them. The Meetings Show, taking place in Olympia, London, just a short distance from The Amsterdam Hotel, is the first major show of its kind, dedicated to supporting hosted buyers and improving networking, event management and technology, as well as showcasing the best venue providers, transportation experts and hotels around the country to support your business meetings. Continue reading →
Venue and Dates – Burlington House, Piccadilly in central London, England (10 June — 18 August 2013)
For art lovers, the annual Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is one of the highlights of London’s art scene, showcasing the best of the contemporary art world in all shapes and forms. From photography to painting, sculpture to mixed media, the Royal Academy lets you get up close and personal with the rising stars in the arts. You can take the opportunity to simply enjoy the works at the show, or purchase a piece to take home with you – and with thousands of pieces included in the exhibition, there is bound to be something you will love and treasure. So if you’re staying in London at The Amsterdam Hotel, take a moment to spoil yourself with a trip to this fascinating and enjoyable exhibition. Continue reading →