Huge Harry Potter Live Concert Comes to Earls Court’s Royal Albert Hall: Everything You Need to Know

Harry Potter and the Philosopher stoneLast year, guests arriving at the Amsterdam Hotel could hardly contain their excitement about being among the first to experience the brand new Harry Potter stage show, The Cursed Child.

Fast forward six months later, and we’ve got even more good news for fans of J.K Rowling’s most famous creation:

This month, Harry, Ron and Hermione return to the capital, this time for a very special live screening of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first in the series of blockbuster movies that thrilled audiences for over a decade.

Read on to discover everything you could ever possibly want to know about this one-of-a-kind concert taking place just down the road from our hotel at the famous Royal Albert Hall. Continue reading

5 Business Networking Events in London You Can’t Miss this May

Kensington and Chelsea Business BreakfastAs a top hotel near the London Olympia, there are few things we enjoy more than welcoming business travellers who have arrived in town to network and grow their business at the former exhibition centre’s numerous specialist trade shows.

Yet whilst those events may be ideal for making vital contacts within your own industry, where do you turn when it comes to branching out, networking with businesses in other areas of expertise, and developing the kind of mutually beneficial relationships which can really help take your business to the next level?

If you’re staying with us over the next few weeks, you turn here, to our pick of the top five business networking events taking place in London this month Continue reading

Five Unmissable Events at the London Olympia This May

A Place in the Sun LiveOne of the perks of working at a top hotel near the London Olympia is that our team are constantly spoiled for choice by a host of truly unique special events to check out.

Not that we planned on keeping them all to ourselves.

From stunning holiday homes to spectacular heroes and villains, there really is something for everyone at the former Earls Court Exhibition Centre this May, and here at the Amsterdam Hotel, we’ve rounded up just the very best of the bunch.

Whatever your tastes may be, you’re guaranteed to find something to enjoy in our guide to London Olympia’s five most unmissable events taking place this May. Continue reading

Your Guide to Kensington & Chelsea’s Most Exclusive VIP Clubs

The Roof GardensWhether you’re looking to really impress those high profile clients on your next business trip to the capital, or whether you’re simply planning to celebrate in style during your next stay at our luxurious Kensington and Chelsea hotel, there’s there’s no shortage of top nightspots perfect for the occasion.

As one of the most glamorous and upscale areas of London, you’ll find some of the most exclusive VIP haunts, private members clubs, and guest-list-only cocktail bars anywhere in the capital, each one offering the chance to party the night away in a fashion usually reserved for A-List celebrities.

Whatever your reason for celebrating, here’s the Amsterdam Hotel’s complete guide to the very best VIP clubs anywhere in Kensington and Chelsea. Continue reading

Indulge Yourself With These Top Five Spa and Pamper Centres In London

Mandarin Oriental Hyde ParkWhilst it may be better known for its bustling city streets, crowds of tourists, and jam-packed events calendars than as an ideal location for a relaxing weekend break, London is fast becoming a must-visit destination for those looking to truly getaway from it all.

For those such serenity seekers, part of the city’s appeal is the number of premium quality spa and pamper centres, each offering a unique array of treatments and therapies which serve as the ultimate in indulgence.

Whether you’re staying at the Amsterdam Hotel as part of a relaxing getaway, or simply looking for a quick way to unwind on your next business trip to the capital, here’s just five of our favourite places to enjoy the best massages, spas, saunas Continue reading

First Visit to Chelsea? Here’s Five Things You Must Try

Chelsea-LondonAs famous for its high-end fashions and A-List celebrity haunts as it is for unbridled style and sophistication, a weekend break in Chelsea offers visitors a unique chance to experience London’s most glamorous and refined side.

Here, the team at the Amsterdam Hotel in London look at our five favourite essentials that you have to try to really enjoy the true Chelsea experience.

Shop in Style

As one of the most fashionable districts of London, it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to find Chelsea resplendent with the very best in upmarket fashions and top designers.

Less than ten minutes away from our luxury hotel near Chelsea centre, King’s Road is famous for its wholly unique boutique stores, such as Penhaligon’s perfumery Continue reading

Four Unmissable Events Coming to London This April

London Coffee FestivalThe sun is out, the weather is hotting up, and here at the Amsterdam Hotel in London, we’re looking forward to celebrating the arrival of spring with a host of truly unmissable events.

From world famous sporting competitions to unique theatre performances, not to mention the chance to indulge in your favourite sweet treats this Easter, April brings with it an abundance of entertainment for all ages and tastes.

Coming to join us here in Earls Court this month? Here’s our pick of just four incredible events you absolutely must check out while you’re in town.

London Coffee Festival

Thursday, April 6th to Sunday, April 9th

Looking for the perfect pick-me-up on your next visit to London? Look no further than the famous Old Truman Brewery where, for four whole days, you’ll find the very best in gourmet coffee, haute couture food, and a delicious array of specialist teas. Continue reading

Visiting London for the 2017 London Marathon – Your Complete Guide

2017 London MarathonOver the past few weeks, the team here at the Amsterdam Hotel in London have been getting ready for one of the biggest events in the city’s calendar; the annual London Marathon.

Each and every year, literally thousands of professional and amateur runners race through the capital, raising millions for good causes across the United Kingdom. Meanwhile, countless more will descend upon London, lining the streets to cheer on the runners and revel in the feel-good atmosphere which permeates the city on marathon day.

With so many visitors descending on the city, hotel availability for the London Marathon is always at a premium, meaning time is quickly running out to secure quality accommodation close to the heart of the action. Continue reading

Why London Is 2017’s Most Popular Destination for Easter Breaks

Easter City BreaksThe weather is a little warmer, the sun is shining a little brighter, and the first signs of spring have well and truly sprung. For us here at the Amsterdam Hotel in London, that means only one thing; Easter is once again upon us.

Over the past several years, we’ve enjoyed welcoming a wealth of guests from across the UK and beyond as they descend upon the capital for a long weekend of fun, entertainment, and of course, sweet treats aplenty.

This year, we’re expecting to welcome even more guests than usual to our Earls Court accommodation, with all signs pointing to London as 2017’s most popular destination for Easter breaks. Continue reading

Five Things You Never Knew You Could do in London

londonRegular guests at the Amsterdam Hotel near Chelsea already know that within just a short distance of our prime Earls Court location, there’s a whole host of attractions, famous landmarks, and well-loved sights to be enjoy.

Yet after exploring all of those time and time again, we find many of our guests coming to us for recommendations for something different; those hidden gems, off-the-beaten-path attractions and opportunities to see a whole new side to London life.

Luckily for us, we know just what to recommend. Luckily for them -and for you- you never have to go far to see the secret side of London that most tourists never get to experience Continue reading