Discover the city from the comfort of your own room
Hotel Jansen Amsterdam has 166 unique rooms, divided over 6 floors. Each floor is modeled after an Amsterdam neighborhood: Vondelpark, Havens, Museumkwartier, De Pijp, De Wallen en de Grachten. Each floor, or theme as you like, has a different color scheme, design elements, accessories and artwork. Also the furniture are unique designs that are produced in limited editions.
De Havens are situated in the north of Amsterdam where the avant garde thrives. The stunning Eye film museum for art house films and drinks on the waters edge. The Tolhuis tuin hosts everything Drum and Bass DJs to Pop opera. The NDSM-werf is a derelict shipyard turned edgy arts community, which has become the center of underground culture and events. Set sail for the New Amsterdam.
De Pijp is a lively mixture of culture, food and sights. It is home to he famous Albert Cuyp market with over 260 stalls offering everything from fresh fruit to underpants. The market directly reflects its multicultural surroundings as there are almost 150 nationalities living in the area. Nowhere else in Amsterdam will you find a larger concentration of restaurants, cafés and bars catering to just about every class and taste.
De Museumbuurt hosts the most concentrated culture in Amsterdam. The Rijksmuseum possesses one of the most comprehensive collections of Dutch paintings in the world. The Van Gogh Museum is one of the most popular museums in the world, and if contemporary art is more to your taste then the Stedelijk Musuem is just next-door.
De Grachten form the vibrant heart of Amsterdam, a spider’s web of intersecting canals that reflects the tranquility of a Vermeer. The beautiful 17th century merchants houses that line the canals are classically romantic but house and cater for the 21st century Amsterdammers who are forward thinking and citizen friendly.
De Wallen is home to Amsterdam’s notorious red light district. Although its roving stag parties and red light windows remain, the area is becoming less lecherous. Waves of restaurateurs, artists, designers and scenesters have joined a few already-established spots to become pioneers in a historic area the city.
Het Vondelpark, named after the Dutch poet Joost van den Vondel, is the prime hangout for Amsterdammers. Picnics, walking the dog, cycling, skating, sunbathing (weather permitting), football, tennis,or just taking a stroll. This oasis in the middle of Amsterdam with its abundance of ponds, lawns, gardens and winding footpaths has something for everyone.