Category Archives: Hotels in London

Find the Best Deal on Hotel Accommodation for Notting Hill Carnival 2016 with the Amsterdam Hotel, Earls Court

Notting Hill Carnival 2016We’re still a few months away from one of the biggest events set to hit London this summer, and already, the team here at the Hotel Amsterdam in Earls Court are seeing a higher number of bookings for the 2016 Notting Hill Carnival.

The more we think about it, the less of a surprise this really is. Each and every year, the event attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors so it’s no wonder that eager revellers are already on the hunt for the best hotel accommodation deals for a weekend packed full of vibrancy, colour, and music aplenty.

Book Early to Avoid Disappointment

Yet before we get booked up completely, we wanted to offer both regular Hotel Amsterdam blog readers and first time website visitors alike the chance to secure our low cost, high quality accommodation for Notting Hill Carnival before it’s too late Continue reading

Still Not Booked a Hotel for the Chelsea Flower Show 2016? Last Minute Places Available at the Amsterdam Hotel, Earls Court

Chelsea Flower Show 2016For over 100 years, the Royal Hospital in Chelsea has played host to an annual celebration of horticulture that is known today as not only a highlight of the London spring calendar, but a true world-renowned event in its own right.

This year’s event takes place from Tuesday May 24th to Saturday May 28th just a few short minutes’ down the road from the Amsterdam Hotel in Earls Court. So it’s no wonder that many guests have already booked their accommodation with us ready for the week-long festival of flora and fauna.

Affordable Hotel Accommodation Close to the Chelsea Flower Show

If you’ve yet to book a hotel for the big event, or if you’ve only just made the last-minute decision to head down to Chelsea in May, there is good news Continue reading

Top Five British City Day Trips to Take When Staying in Earls Court, London

Stonehenge, SalisburyStaying in Earls Court when visiting London puts the best that the English capital has to offer right on your doorstep. Buckingham Palace, The Houses of Parliament, The British Museum, these, and many other London landmarks are only a stone’s throw away.

Yet that’s not to say you need be confined to the capital when planning your London city break. With Earls Court Station based right next to your hotel, you’ve essentially got the whole of Britain at your disposal, with a number of iconic landmarks only a few hours away by train.

Whether you’ve already seen everything you could want to see in London on previous trips and are now thinking of venturing further afield the next time you come to stay, or if you’re simply looking to escape the hustle and bustle of London for the day Continue reading

Five Reasons to Stay in an Earls Court Hotel When Attending a Business Conference at Stamford Bridge

Amsterdam Hotel LondonThe mighty giants of Chelsea Football Club may have wrapped up their campaign for another season, but make no mistake about it, their home turf at Stamford Bridge is still a hype of activity.

Regardless as to whether the blues are tearing up the pitch or not, their stadium itself serves as a world class conference venue, playing host to some of the biggest corporate events in London all year-round.

So when you’re travelling into Chelsea for a conference, training course or important business meeting, it goes without saying that you’re going to need somewhere to stay.

That’s where we come in. Based just ten minutes away from Stamford Bridge, our Earls Court hotel makes the ideal headquarters for business travellers Continue reading

Top Reasons to Stay in an Earls Court Hotel Before Flying from Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow AirportFinally, that long, wet winter is behind us, spring has sprung, and you’re now looking forward to jetting off to somewhere warm and wonderful for a well-earned break.

There’s just one problem; you’re flying from Heathrow Airport at such a bizarre time in the late night or early morning that you’ve now got little choice to book a hotel room to catch some rest before you fly.

Sure, there’s accommodation to be found next door to the airport, but let’s face it, they’re hardly the most cost-effective solution to airport layovers, and you’d much rather save your money to spend on better things once you’re abroad.

By opting to stay outside the airport area and transferring in via train, you’ll not only save money, but enjoy a number of other benefits too Continue reading

Why Stay at the Amsterdam Hotel in Earls Court for the London Wedding Show 2016

London Wedding ShowBy the time you read this, London will be up in full grip of Valentine’s Fever, with countless events, activities and attractions on hand to help loved up couples declare their undying devotion for one another.

When the big day itself arrives, we’ve got plenty of advice for guests to the Hotel Amsterdam on how to plan the perfect Valentine’s Weekend in our neighbouring areas of Kensington and Chelsea, though if none of that takes your fancy, you can simply sit back and watch the huge number of hopefuls drop down on one knee to pop the big question.

If you’re one of them this year, you might want to consider staying on for a week longer to start planning your dream day with a trip Continue reading

Top Five Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Kensington and Chelsea

New Year EveHere at the Amsterdam Hotel near Kensington and Chelsea, we’re as excited as anybody about the upcoming festivities on New Year’s Eve 2015/206, especially because we happen to know where all the best parties and celebrations are going to be.

Indeed, we’ve been welcoming our guests to West London for many a New Year gone by now, and in that time we’ve had a chance to see for ourselves just which locations consistently prove to be the most popular for those looking to see out the year gone by in style.

If you’re planning to stay with us on New Year’s Eve and are still searching for the perfect place to welcome in 2016, here’s the Amsterdam Hotel’s guide to the top five places Continue reading

Essential Information for Amsterdam Hotel Guests over the Christmas and New Year Period

Christmas LondonThe team here at the Amsterdam Hotel are thrilled that so many of you have chosen to come and stay with us over Christmas and New Year 2015. Whether you’re here to celebrate the holiday in the kind of beautiful surrounding that only London can provide, or to simply escape the hectic pace of life that comes with Christmas week, you’ll be enjoying all the usual levels of calm, comfort and luxury that we provide right the year round.

As part of our commitment to ensuring you can make the very most of your time with us, we’ve put together this helpful guide to some of the most important things you should know when staying with us from December 24th through to New Year’s Day 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