Category Archives: Hotels in London

Why stay in an Earls Court hotel when watching your favourite football team play away at Chelsea

Premier LeagueThe 2014-2015 football season is all over for now, and the Premier League trophy is resting safely at Stamford Bridge after Chelsea saw them see off stiff competition from the likes of fellow London club Arsenal and northern outfits Manchester City and Manchester United.

Yet with only a few months to go before the new season is upon us, top flight teams from across the country are preparing to head down to Stamford Bridge in an attempt to take the title for themselves. As a loyal supporter of your favourite club, you’ll no doubt be looking to come with them, but with so many between your hometown and Chelsea, you’ll likely need somewhere to stay after the big game.

Sure, you could stay right in the heart of Chelsea itself, but here’s a few reasons why we think you’ll have a much more enjoyable time staying Continue reading

Why Earls Court Makes the Ideal Place to Stay for West London Business Visitors

West LondonAs home to some of the UK’s biggest companies, not to mention thriving commercial and financial districts, a visit to West London is often an essential item on the itinerary of business travellers from both Britain and abroad.

Whether you’re heading to the area to thrash out that big new contract, develop a new relationship with a potential client, or to attend that industry event at a venue like the Earls Court Exhibition Centre, you’re of course going to need somewhere to stay after a long day of meetings and networking.

From top hotels in Kensington and Chelsea to accommodation all across West London, there’s no shortage of options at your disposal. Though if you asked business guests at the Hotel Amsterdam, they’d likely tell Continue reading

London Hotel Tips for American Tourists – How to Acclimatize to Life in England’s Capital

Hotel in Earls Court, LondonOn any given day, scores of our American friends check in to the Hotel Amsterdam for a London vacation they’ll never forget. With Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Harrods and countless other world famous attractions all on our doorstep, England’s capital city is as exciting as it can be daunting for those making their first visit.

Indeed, whilst lots of aspects of London life will seem familiar to those travelling from the USA, there are a few things we do differently over here that it’s worth familiarizing yourself with before you land.

So, whether you’re coming to our West London hotel for a spot of sightseeing, to take care of International business, or to watch our sporting giants at nearby Stamford Bridge, here’s our top London tips for American tourists. Continue reading

More Than Just a Comfy Bed – Services You Didn’t Know Your Hotel can Provide

Family Room Hotel LondonAt the Hotel Amsterdam, we pride ourselves on offering top quality accommodation at affordable prices to tourists, business travellers, and anyone needing a good bed and breakfast in Earls Court.

Yet providing a comfy place to lay your head, not to mention some delicious grub to fill your stomach, isn’t all we do.

Whatever your reason for staying at the Hotel Amsterdam, Earls Court, here’s a few services we can provide that you may not know about.

Help you get around

If you’re coming for a short trip in London, chances are you’re not all that familiar with the area. That, of course, can make finding your way around a little difficult.

At The Amsterdam, our front of house staff are on hand 24 hours a day Continue reading

Five things you must check out when staying at Hotel Amsterdam

evans-and-peel-detective-agencyConveniently situated near Chelsea and Kensington, the Hotel Amsterdam in Earls Court lies is surrounded by some of London’s most lavish shopping experiences, endearing attractions and premier bars and restaurants.

Whether you’re with us for a short bed and breakfast stay over or a longer London holiday, here’s five things you absolutely must check out on your next visit.

Evans & Peel Detective Agency

Right around the corner from the Hotel Amsterdam, Earls Court nightlife doesn’t come any more stylish, or unique, than Evans & Peel.

So exclusive is this speakeasy-themed bar, that getting in means booking an appointment with the ‘detective agency.’

Once you get there, you’ll be greeted by a member of staff in full character as an old-school detective. Role Play with them as much -or as little- as you like, before being Continue reading

Top Things to Consider When Staying in a London Hotel for Business

Single TravellersFor the average business traveller, choosing a London hotel means more than finding somewhere with a comfortable bed and a breakfast that will fill them up ready for the big day ahead. It means finding accommodation that will serve them well as their central hub of activity whilst they attend meetings and conferences, close deals, or otherwise go about their work.

As a leading hotel near to Chelsea, Kensington and other influential areas of London, the Hotel Amsterdam has spent the last several years providing a warm welcome to business travellers from across the United Kingdom and beyond. In that time, we’ve learned a thing or two about what’s really matters to those guests who come to the capital for more than just shopping and sightseeing.

Here then, are just some of the top things to consider when staying in a London hotel for business.

Can you get online?

Whether you’re working in the cloud, dealing with those important emails, or simply swatting up with some last-minute research before that big meeting, having a good WiFi connection Continue reading

Behind the Scenes at the Hotel Amsterdam

Corporate Accommodation LondonAs anyone working in a top Earls Court hotel will probably tell you, there’s no such thing as a typical day.

From dusk til dawn, and often right around the clock, guests from across the country and beyond flock to the London SW5 area. For some, it’s business that brings them to the capital, for others, its culture, entertainment, or even a spot of shopping.

Whatever their reasons for visiting, there’s always one for sure: Each guest is unique, and its up to the teams behind those top hotels to make sure their needs are well catered for.

The Hotel Amsterdam in Earls Court is no different.

The average day in the life of your hotel staff is anything but average. Still, we promised you a sneak peak behind the scenes, so join us, if you will, in a look at just some of the things Continue reading

Our favourite customers, what kind of people stay at the Hotel Amsterdam

Amsterdam Hotel LondonOne of the very best parts about running the Hotel Amsterdam London has to be our amazing customers.  We see so many new faces every week and it is a real honour to listen to their stories, find out where people have travelled from, how they found our hotel, what made them choose us and listen to their stories over breakfast of what they did in the capital the day before.  We are a family run hotel and we consider all of our customers to be part of our family for the time that they spend with us.  It makes us really happy to recognise names and faces of repeat visitors, this shows us just how much they enjoyed their previous stay.

Our customers fall into the following categories :

Business Travellers

If you are visiting London on business you will need somewhere to stay that is centrally located, reasonably priced, that provides a great level of service and is surrounded by restaurants and bars where you can unwind in the evening. This is why so many business travellers chose our hotel, we are a short tube ride Continue reading

15 things you might not know about the Hotel Amsterdam London

Amsterdam Hotel Tripadvisor1 – We are consistently ranked in the top 25% of all hotels in London, according to customer reviews on TripAdvisor.  (we are really proud of this fact, but that still counts as the first thing!)

2 – We are conveniently located close to Earls Court tube, down a lovely side street where you can enjoy the peace and quiet at the same time as being close to Central London.

3 – There are hundreds of places to eat within a short walk of the hotel, the biggest problem you will have is choosing where to go!  The local area covers cuisine from English to Italian, French, Spanish, Chinese, Indian and pretty much everything in between

4 - Many of our guests are repeat visitors, this is because they have a such a great stay with us they choose to come back time and time again. (again, this makes us Continue reading

5 great reasons our customers come back for repeat visits at the Hotel Amsterdam London

Corporate Accommodation LondonThe Hotel Amsterdam in London is one of the most popular hotels in Earls Court.  We are ranked in the top 25% of all hotels in London and we have a significant percentage of repeat business; many of our customers come back to stay with us time and time again.  If you’re curious as to why that might be then check out our list of 5 great reasons that our customers come back for repeat visits at the Hotel Amsterdam London.

1 – Our location – Our hotel is perfectly located for visitors to London, we are easy to get to from the Heathrow express train and Central London is just a few minutes away by train, taxi or bus.  Having said this, we are far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre that your stay will be reasonably quiet.  We are based on a side street not far from Earls Court, in one of the most peaceful streets in the area.

2 – Our prices – We are very reasonably priced for the quality of hotel in this area.  Many of our competitors who offer similar prices will have poor quality hotels.  Our guests are constantly surprised Continue reading