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Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam opens

Christian Fernsby |
Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas enters the Netherlands with Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam.

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Located in the city centre and with more than 155 years of history, the property is in the final stage of an extensive renovation as part of its transition to the Anantara brand and now offers new contemporary guest rooms and suites, a brand-new Anantara Spa and fitness facilities, and an interior garden.

Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam is located overlooking Dam Square and facing the Royal Palace, in a leafy square that is the beating heart of Amsterdam’s social scene.

The magnificent building dates back to 1856, the year that a Polish tailor, Mr. Adolph Wilhelm Krasnapolsky, first opened a coffee house on the site. As the café grew in popularity, he added rooms for rent and later built it into a modern hotel.

Today the property celebrates its history proudly with black and white images from the past exhibited throughout, and the celebrated bar, The Tailor, paying tribute to the original craftsmanship of Mr. Krasnapolsky.

With its celebration of historical heritage and contemporary luxury, the 402-room hotel is an enviable base for both business and leisure travellers to experience the thriving city and discover Dutch culture and history. The museum quarter, which includes Anne Frank House, Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum, as well as the capital’s prime shopping district, are within walking distance.

The hotel’s refurbished rooms and suites embrace guests in contemporary style with Anantara signature touches, whilst celebrating Dutch heritage and the famous canals. The interior design sees the guest rooms and suites swathed in warm tones, and soft, tactile fabrics that give warmth and texture.

The furniture is inspired by mid-century designs and striking geometric lighting complements the softness of the supple leather headboards and plush cushions.

The Presidential Suite with two bedrooms and a spacious layout of 70 sqm provides ample room for family or friends travelling together, whilst the impressive Royal Suite is sure to make any guest feel like royalty with 150 sqm of opulent facilities and expansive views overlooking Dam Square and the National Royal Palace.

Unique dining experiences at the hotel include fine-dining restaurant The White Room, under the helm of former three-Michelin star chef Jacob Jan Boerma, whose refined, modern dishes use the freshest local ingredients from the Netherlands. Grand Café Krasnapolsky and The Champagne Room, both boasting direct frontage onto Dam Square, offer classic, elegant dishes with a contemporary twist, alongside an extensive selection of Champagnes by the glass.

Award-winning bar, The Tailor pays tribute to the hotel’s founder and craft with bespoke cocktails amidst warm décor. The hotel’s sumptuous breakfast is served in the iconic inner Wintergarden, instantly recognisable by the magnificent 19th century glass roof.


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