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The Lloyd Hotel Cultural Embassy in Amsterdam
This is an innovative hotel that lies at Oostelijk Handelskade in the heart of Amsterdam's fashionable Eastern Dockland. The hotel explores excellent example of Dutch architecture and design. Interior of the hotel combines culture with history and is a combination of modern Dutch design and timeless classic design. It gives the experience of multiple hotels in the same building as maintained by interior of diverse styles and characters. Earlier this was a national monument and has been converted into 'one to five stars' hotel since 1921. Till 1920 this building was owned by the company 'Koninklijke Hollandse Lloyd' and used to provide accommodation to the passengers in the waiting time between their trips. Many of the artists and designers contributed their architectural style to bring up the design of the hotel as it is at present. This exemplary piece of Dutch design is now a day considered as unique collection of arts.
The rooms of the hotel are unusual and inspiring that provide relaxation from the tiredness of whole day. It includes about 117 rooms that vary in size, design, rate and surface area according to one to five star ranges. But there is no difference in the devotion of services by the staff. Dutch designers as Hella Jongerius, De Bazel, Richard Hutten, Claudy Jongstra have contributed for the interior of the rooms. Many of the rooms allow having the lovely view over the water. High speed internet, direct dial telephone, safe deposit box and satellite television providing the choice to select the channels is freely accessible to the guests. 'Fold-open' bathrooms and comfortable beds with feather quilts are available in rooms. High standard of comfort is offered in the five star rooms. For one star room shared bathrooms are obtainable. Besides this the Lloyd Hotel Cultural Embassy is featured with restaurant, library having art books, multilingual staff and front desk also.
Modern art work of the hotel along with cleanliness and welcoming atmosphere attracts the guest's concentration at once. It's a perfect place for parties as well as business meetings due to unusual range of space, its location and innovative design. Meetings can be accommodated adequately. Various cultural activities, performances, presentations and small exhibitions are organized by the World of information at Cultural Embassy. Its members are always set to inform the interested guests about different topics related to art and culture apart from other topics. There are no charges to participate in such meetings Cultural highlights are free for guest as well as locals. Culinary delight of the restaurant includes dishes of fresh ingredient prepared with classic methods. Lunch and dinner till late can be enjoyed in the restaurant. Reservation facility as well as room service is also at hand in the restaurant. Desirable drinks can be enjoyed at bar. Hospitality and friendly service of the staff is the best features of the place.
This site has a good connection with the inner city. The location is just at a distance of five minutes tram ride from Central station. The hotel is positioned in a peaceful environment away from the noise of the city. The hotel offers easy transport connection and in addition to this it is easily accessible from the ring-road. Educational science center NEMO and the Scheepvaartmuseum are at a close distance. Apart from this the Stedelijk Museum, Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum are easily accessible. Artis and Oude Kerk are also nearby. Parking facility in a parking garage of the hotel is available. If someone wants to get here by one's own boat then spacious boating dock is also available in the front of the hotel.
Facility -Wireless Internet, satellite television, 24 hour reception, fax, safe deposit box, additional bed on surcharge, luggage storage, restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, bar, well-stocked library, meeting/party facility, multilingual staff, front desk, luggage storage, laundry, ironing board, gift shop, coffee shop, elevator, bicycle rental, dock nearby, airport shuttle, car rental, garage, free cultural facilities.
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