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Jorge Royan
Jorge Royan

Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel

Nestle in the street-side Koepelcafe to enjoy two of Amsterdam’s greatest pleasures – a good drink and people watching.

With so much to do in this vibrant city, it’s a good thing that the Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel is located where it is — just a few minutes’ walk from Central Station as well as some of the city’s best attractions. You can stroll, or like a native, bike to one of Amsterdam’s many museums or explore its network of canals by riverboat — or via the city’s many and varied cafés, bars and restaurants. Our Navigator Lourens has all the information and local knowledge you’ll ever need at his fingertips. The Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel does not only offer a great place to stay, but also an unique place to meet. The hotel offers a total of 16 meeting rooms with more than 1500 square meters. Meetings and events of up to 650 attendees take place in the unique 17th century domed monument, the Koepelkerk. 

The amenities

  • Plush Bedding
  • Personal Navigator
  • JOYA NYC fragrance
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center
  • Pub Koepelcafe with Outdoor Terrace
  • 17th Century Church for Events & Meetings
  • Hotel-Owned Boat Dock
  • Parking Garage
  • Evenings at Renaissance
  • SCOSSA restaurant with Italian kitchen
Full hotel details

Property Of...

Get custom bags with your initials imprinted on it at Property Of... situated in the heart of the city.
Property Of... supplies timeless bags, accessories and leather goods for both work and leisure to the modern society with a fast urban lifestyle. Inspired by Amsterdam, they also released a collection of bags made of reflective fabric making it stand out when its dark. Once you pick up your new purchase, they'll press your initials in a leather tag.
Address:Herenstraat 2, Amsterdam, 1015 CA

V.O.C. Cafe

Typical Amsterdam cafe located in a 15th century landmark.
The Tower of Tears or "Schreierstoren" was built in 1487 as a defense tower in the medieval wall around Amsterdam. Nowadays it's host to the V.O.C. Cafe and a little shop with nautical maps, books, and antiques. The cafe has two terraces facing the water and even has its very own VOC beer.
Address:Prins Hendrikkade 94-95, Amsterdam, 1012 AE

Huis Marseille

Be amazed by both the diverse photography exhibitions as well as the historical canal houses they're in.
Along the Keizersgracht on Amsterdam's canal ring, two majestic houses have merged to form the city's first photography museum. The frequently updated exhibition shows a variety of contemporary art photography but also feature occasional historic exhibitions by well-known- and newly discovered artists. The allure of the 17th-century canal houses complements and amplifies all the artworks.
Address:Keizersgracht 401, Amsterdam, 1016 EK


Enjoy great food, delicious cocktails and live music in this trendy restaurant in the heart of the city.
Right on the edge of the city's oldest neighborhood is a place where both locals and tourists come for a great experience. Whether it's a cozy dinner for two, a private meeting or a great cocktail session while enjoying live music, Satchmo does it all. Just like Amsterdam, it unites the new with the old with their trendy interior in a 17th-century building.
Address:Rokin 95, Amsterdam, 1012 KM

Concrete Matter

Discover a beautiful collection of quality vintage clothing and rustic accessories that withstood the test of time.
Those who value objects for their durability and craftsmanship will appreciate the unique items offered here, all with a story to tell. Their ever-changing collection remains an inspiration to the men who go for quality and timeless style. Whether it's a hand carved Japanese pocketknife, an untouched army suit from WWII or a beautifully faded outdoor jacket, treasures are discovered here.
Address:Gasthuismolensteeg 12, Amsterdam, 1016 AN
phone:+31 20 261 0933

Tony's Chocolonely

Pick up a voucher at the Navigator for a free chocolate bar or create your own in their mini factory!
We all love chocolate, but nobody loves the unfair treatment in the process of making it and the farmers living in poverty. Neither does Tony's! Ever since they started their noble mission in 2003 they've been changing the cacao industry bit by bit. In their superstore you get to create your very own chocolate bar and learn more about this great company and their delicious treats.
Address:Oudebrugsteeg 15, Amsterdam, 1012 JN
phone:+31 20 205 1200

Betty Blue

Palm trees, rugs and gentle colors set a cozy atmosphere ideal for enjoying an extensive brunch and amazing cakes.
What started as a neighborhood patisserie, expanded out to spacious lunchroom with a versatile and international menu. The welcoming and homely setting, where both locals and visitors eat side by side, is perfect for either a quick coffee, some granola, and a good book or an extensive boozy brunch with friends.
Address:Snoekjessteeg 1, Amsterdam, 1011 HA
phone:+31 20 810 0924

Drupa Coffee Roasters

The coffee experts from this cozy place master many techniques. Experience from up close how they prepare your brew.
At Drupa Coffee they truly believe that everybody in the process should benefit, from the coffee farmer to the coffee consumer. That's why they keep the production circle small and work mainly with small producers, offering Colombian beans. Watch these baristas flex their brewing muscles as they showcase several techniques right in front of you.
Address:Eerste Anjeliersdwarsstraat 16, Amsterdam, 1015 NR
phone:+31 20 331 2182

Wynand Fockink

Jenever and liqueur distillery, shop and tasting room.
Established in 1679, Wynand Fockink is one of the oldest distilleries in the city. They're specialized in jenever, a grain-based liquor comparable to gin, but also their fine liqueurs like 'a walk in the woods', 'half & half', and 'bride's tears' have put them on the map. The distillery is open for tours and your favorite product can be tasted and bought in their picturesque little bar and shop.
Address:Pijlsteeg 31, Amsterdam, 1012 HH
phone:+31 20 639 2695


Spingaren offers Homemade charcuterie and tasty platters to share.
The chefs' passion for sharing food and charcuterie resulted in this tasting room with exclusively home made products. Besides the platters, a variety of seafood and meat dishes delight patrons here. The menu also features vegetarian options. Whether you're coming for a local beer with a dried sausage or you're looking for a royally stuffed table for a larger group, Spingaren is the place to go.
Address:Herengracht 88, Amsterdam, 1015 BS
phone:+ 31206249635


A wide range of fashion, accessories and decorative items designed by local creatives and entrepreneurs.
Hutspot was brought to life to create a platform for local artists, designers and entrepreneurs to help them put out their product and show the world what they can do. With an ever-changing product range and more and more designers getting the opportunity to prove their worth, Hutspot is host to the city's best creative work in terms of fashion, accessories and home-decor items.
Address:Rozengracht 204, Amsterdam, 1016 NL

De Sluyswacht

Once home to the sluice master of the locks beside it, now one of the coziest (and most slanting) bars in town.
This small crooked building next to the locks was home of the sluice master, built in the 15th century right in the center of the Jewish Quarter. It's one of the few buildings from that era that still remain and is now a unique landmark cafe with intimate indoor seats or canal view outdoor seats.
Address:Jodenbreestraat 1, Amsterdam, 1011 NG

Raw Materials

Come peruse their unique selection of home decor, which focuses on a raw, unrefined aesthetic.
Set apart from more polished selections at other home decor stores, the mission behind Raw Materials is to bring a touch of unrefined beauty into the homes of shoppers. Unpolished, rough-edged home accents make up the bulk of the selection at this unusual store, whether the pieces are made from wood, metal or upcycled materials. For shoppers who want to retain a feeling of naturalness within their living space, Raw Materials is the perfect opportunity to bring a one-of-a-kind piece into your home.
Address:229 Rozengracht, Amsterdam, 1016 NA
phone:+31(0)20 421 3893

J.D. William's Whisky Bar

Choose from over 50 varieties of premium whiskey perfectly paired with Asian-style tapas at this trendy bar. Try their Silly Sally cocktail.
A true whiskey connoisseur's haven, J.D. William's Whisky Bar offers the ideal venue to linger over a snifter of fine single malt or craft cocktail in the company of fellow enthusiasts. The crimson-lit shelf behind the bar is their hallmark trait, displaying a globe-spanning collection of liquors. The contemporary chic décor is uncluttered, featuring marble-topped counter seating and sparse wooden tables. Each Glencairn crystal tumbler of whiskey is served with filtered water for the purest experience. You'll find an eclectic collection of labels from craft distilleries to renowned brands like Chichibu, Laphroaig, Jack Daniel's, Glenlivet, Black Dog, Knappogue Castle and Hazelburn here. Team up your drink with delightful bar eats like Korean-style rib-eye tacos or edamame falafel tacos. Opt for bourbon-glazed pork ribs and chicken karaage for something more substantial. Head over on a Tuesday for their weekly "Taco Tuesday" night.
Address:Prinsenstraat 5, Amsterdam, 1015 DA
phone:+31(0)20 362 0663

SLA Westerstraat

This modern restaurant features a tea bar, organic salad bar and a seasonal menu that changes routinely. Try their Vegan Rainbow Bowl.
Steps from the Noordermarkt, this 20-seater eatery features country-meets-contemporary decor with light wood flooring, whitewashed walls, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Savor an array of green salads, home-made soups, desserts, fair trade coffee, smoothies and organic wines here. Opt for the organic chicken gado gado with pak choi, basmati rice, organic egg, green beans and pickled cucumber, or the smoked halibut salad with baby spinach and Asian ceviche - they are rumored to be excellent. Team up your meal with a robust Zweigelt, refreshing coconut water or an energizing power smoothie. Save room for sweets, the vegan sticky toffee pudding is quite a revelation.
Address:34 Westerstraat, Amsterdam, 1015 MK
phone:+31(0)20 370 2733

De Appel Arts Centre

This modern art museum and exhibition space embodies the city's fast-paced energy with its innovative and experimental temporary exhibits.
One of Amsterdam's foremost institutions, the De Appel Arts Center is a vibrant hub of activity. The center hosts a number of contemporary art exhibitions through the year, showcasing both established and up-and-coming artists. Exhibits are not limited to any one medium but span everything from painting to sculpture and videos. Performances, lectures and temporary pieces are an integral part of the experience, creating an aura of innovation, learning and discovery for art enthusiasts and professionals alike. This museum is a must visit for all those interested in non-traditional art in all its forms.
Address:142 Prins Hendrikkade, Amsterdam, 1011 AT
phone:+31 (0)20 625 5651

Van Stapele Koekmakerij

When you walk into this tiny cookie shop you have the feeling of going back in time.
For months this shop has been looking to create the perfect recipe, constantly trying different types of chocolate, sugar and other special additives. Then finally, after numerous attempts, they knew that they found the most delicious chocolate cookie in the world!
Address:4 Heisteeg, Amsterdam, 1012 WC
phone:+31 654241497


Louis is a great example of a relaxed and cozy café.
Louis has a great location in the heart of Amsterdam. During the summer the terras in front of the door provide a great view over the singel canal. But what makes Louis especially great is the atmosphere, fun staff, and of course the delicious food.
Address:43 Singel, Amsterdam, 1012VC
phone:+31(0)20 7526328

Het Papeneiland

One of the oldest ''brown pubs'' of Amsterdam.
Café Papeneiland has a long history that dates back to 1642. In it's cellar you find the end of an escape tunnel that's comes from the other side of the canal where there used to be a hidden Roman Catholic Church.
Address:2 Prinsengracht, Amsterdam
phone:+31(0)20 6241989

Lt. Cornelis

Check out this Dutch restaurant with an atmosphere consisting of past and modern styles.
Lt. Cornelis is a new hotspot for Dutch food. The menu is a modern take on Dutch cuisine. The restaurant is attractively decorated, where they have combined the past with the present successfully.
Address:13 Voetboogsteeg, Amsterdam, 1012 XK
phone:+31(20) 2614863

Tales & Spirits

Located in a very small alley, Tales & Spirits is a real hidden gem.
It's not only the great cocktails but it's the whole package, ambience, food, and a fun crowd, that makes Tails & Spirits a place where you can easily linger for hours.
Address:5 Lijnbaansteeg, Amsterdam, 1012 TE
phone:+31 6 55 35 64 67


Looking for the perfect gift? At &Klevering you will always find something unique.
&Klevering has a great collection of gifts that are appropriate for everyone. Here you can pick up home decor, gifts for kids, or even something for yourself. You name it and they will have it.
Address:Haarlemmerstraat 8, Amsterdam, 1013ER
phone:+020 4222708


The menu at this small local breakfast and lunch hotspot will surprise you.
Vinnies uses only organic food from local sources. Everything from their salads to their bread is made with the best ingredients. The menu includes gluten-free dishes and a selection of vegan meals.
Address:Nieuwezijds Kolk 33 HS, Amsterdam
phone:+31(0)20 233 28 99

Black and Blue

Boasting a very relaxed atmosphere, this is not your typical steak restaurant.
At Black and Blue they prepare their organic steaks on their own specially developed Josper charcoal grill. Black and Blue is one of those places were you quickly feel at home whenever you dine here.
Address:Leliegracht 46, Amsterdam, 1015 DH
phone:+ 31 (0)20 6250807

De Westertoren

A spectacular view awaits you when you climb this tower.
Built in 1638, this famous tower is the highest church tower in Amsterdam. With the great views and the carillon that is played by hand several times per day, de Westertoren is more than worth a visit.
Address:Prinsengracht 281, Amsterdam, 1016 GW
phone:+31(0)20 6892565


Shop fairtrade products; this is a nice shop if you are looking for footwear out of the ordinary.
Shop for unisex footwear from Cusco, Peru. This is the place in Amsterdam to buy your very own fashionable high quality handmade footwear from Peru.
Address:Hazenstraat 67, Amsterdam, 1016SN
phone:+31 6 26653580


Located in the heart of the Jordaan area, this amazing store is all about Amsterdam.
At Haas you will find only things created by people from Amsterdam, so if you are looking for a great slice of Amsterdam to take home with you, Haas is the place to go.
Address:Elandsstraat 121, Amsterdam, 1016RZ
phone:+31 20 6238507


This museum and shop will tell you everything you need to know about Amsterdam's painted cows.
The Cowmuseum honors the Cow Parade, an art installation that has taken place in more than fifty countries around the world. Large sculpted cows are painted by local artists and then placed throughout a city. In Amsterdam's Cowmuseum, visitors can learn about this incredible public art project and pick up their own miniature painted cow to take home with them as a souvenir.
Address:Leliegracht 4, Amsterdam, 1015DE
phone:+31 20 772 2013


The name says it all: FISH! Looking for an experience and not just a regular dinner? Walk inside and you won't regret!
Pesca is a unique experience in Amsterdam, a trendy and new spot that is sure to excite. Their mission is to make fish affordable again in a nice and cosy atmosphere, they not only want you to enjoy their food, they want to give you a perfect evening.
Address:Rozengracht 133, Amsterdam, 1016LV
phone:+31 20 3345136


This wine bar offers over 100 different kinds of wine from all over the world; walk inside and indulge your senses.
Stuyvesant is located in the former headquarters of the Dutch VOC. This building dates back to 1624. You're sure to find a wine you love from their impressive selection of new and old world wines.
Address:Haarlemmerstraat 75, Amsterdam, 1013EL
phone:+31 20 530 9848

In De Wildeman

Fancy a beer? This former beer distillery offers over 250 kinds of beers and it is definitely worth a visit.
In de Wildeman is a true beer hall in the heart of the city center. They won't play any music so that you can speak with your friends and enjoy intimate conversations.
Address:Kolksteeg 3, Amsterdam, 1012PT
phone:+31 20 6382348

Het Grachtenhuis

Dive into the city's cultural and architectural history in this traditional canal house.
A lot has changed since the 17th century but surprisingly a lot stayed the same along the canals of Amsterdam. This unique museum, situated in an original canal house, allows you to discover more about Amsterdam's rich history with the use of ancient maps and beautiful scale models. Learn all you need to know about how the canals were built and how they are maintained.
Address:Herengracht 386, Amsterdam, 1016CJ
phone:+31 20 4211656

Bickers aan de Werf

This cozy restaurant offers great options for either lunch or dinner, located on a small marina in the city.
This place has a nice atmosphere and an excellent staff that is sure to impress. The owners have a passion for cooking and crafting dishes made with local products. You are sure to leave satisfied.
Address:Bickerswerf 2, Amsterdam, 1013KX
phone:+31 20 320 2951

De Bajes

Industrial restaurant and bar with international dishes to share.
Bajes is local slang for "prison" and that's definitely where you'll think you landed due to their concrete and cast-iron interior. Luckily the bright graffiti art and the warm neon lights bring a lot of atmosphere into the place. They serve a wide range of International dishes to share, along with a creative cocktail menu and over the weekend a DJ will provide entertainment for the final hours.
Address:Utrechtsestraat 11, Amsterdam, 1017 CH
phone:+31 20 238 6600

Pelican Studio

Discover chic fashion in this spacious studio selling mid-range European brands.
Walking into this spacious studio is like walking into Miami in the 80's. Bright colors and exotic plants warm up the place, while light shines down on the collections through the partially glass ceiling. They offer a wide range of classy European street wear brands, as well as footwear, perfumes, accessories and a unique sunglasses collection.
Address:Raadhuisstraat 35, Amsterdam, 1016 DC
phone:+31 20 363 8024


Where art gallery meets home interior store.
"Moooi" is the exaggerated version of the word "beautiful" in Dutch, which is quite fitting in this case. Walking through this furniture store you keep forgetting you're not visiting the latest trendy visual art gallery. Home to local and foreign furniture designers and though founded in Amsterdam, you can visit a showroom in five different countries around the world.
Address:Westerstraat 187, Amsterdam, 1015 MA
phone:+3120 528 7760

This Is Holland

Experience Holland's history and habits in 5D
Now you can experience all of The Netherlands without even leaving Amsterdam. This Is Holland takes you on a journey through the country's history and how it evolved through the ages. Learn about the different cultures, local products, art history and how the Dutch deal with all that water. At the end of the tour it's time to strap in tight to go on a flight over Holland in a 5D experience cinema.
Address:Overhoeksplein 51, Amsterdam, 1031 KS
phone:+3120 215 3008

Rosalia's Menagerie

Unique and sustainable cocktail bar with local ingredients
With its modest exterior and barely a name sign, this is truly a hidden gem. The quirky items and exotic eye catchers supply the room with an intimate atmosphere. The mixologists have a high preference of Dutch ingredients and especially their jenever collection is impressive. They make sure no product goes to waste so enjoy a creative local cocktail or a late night snack.
Address:Kloveniersburgwal 20, Amsterdam, 1012 CV
phone:+3120 330 6241


Amsterdam's exotic oasis in the busy center. Catch the summer vibrations underneath a parking garage.
Picnic tables along the waterside, DJ's playing cheerful music and potent cocktails all make for the perfect getaway in the busy city center. The exotic local beers, wide variety of cocktails and the amazing Surinamese food makes this place a staple in the summer routine for locals and tourists alike.
Address:Marnixstraat 246, Amsterdam, 1016 TL
phone:+3120 737 1126

Prjct AMS

Local fashion designers located in the vibrant 9 streets.
The 9 streets are considered one of the best shopping areas in Amsterdam for indigenous brands, therefore it's no surprise that you find Prjct AMS right in the middle of it, where they maintain their own brand, design, and production. Their use of grey and pastel colors in combination with smooth materials and a modern silhouette paints you the perfect picture of the current Amsterdam style.
Address:Gasthuismolensteeg 18, Amsterdam, 1016 AN
phone:+3120 330 7311

De Tolhuistuin

Unique venue overlooking the Ij River, serving small international dishes to share.
A ferry ride away from Central Station we find this unique cultural venue. What used to be the cafeteria for the Shell office is now host to a theatre, cinema, concert hall and restaurant with an additional cafe overlooking the Ij River in the weekends. The menu consists of a wide range of small dishes of all countries and cultures for the consumer to share and enjoy either indoors or out in the sun.
Address:Ijpromenade 2, Amsterdam, 1031 KT
phone:+31 20 763 0650

Meneer Nieges

Taste local flavors and take a seat in either this living room-style restaurant or their cozy waterside garden.
Eating at Meneer Nieges is like having dinner at a good friend's house. The versatile menu is rich in local flavors and ingredients, serving you right for both lunch and dinner ,and even late night snacks! The best part of this place is their extremely cozy garden overlooking the Ij river, perfect for a summer get together done the Amsterdam way.
Address:Westerdoksdijk 40, Amsterdam, 1013 AE

Plastic Whale

Contribute to plastic reduction while discovering the canals of Amsterdam.
On this two-hour canal cruise, you not only get to enjoy this beautiful canals of the city but also get to contribute to making it even more beautiful by fishing out all of the plastic waste from the canals. Every caught piece of plastic gets recycled into furniture, artwork and even the very boats you're cruising on.
Address:Le Mairekade 33, Amsterdam, 1013 CB
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Dutch Gin Tasting

Dutch Gin Tasting

Join us in our 2b lounge bar for an evening of gin tasting. Sample different gins, while learning the basics from our gin expert. Draw on his...

Join us in our 2b lounge bar for an evening of gin tasting. Sample different gins, while learning the basics from our gin expert. Draw on his knowledge to enhance your experience. Leave us with a new skill to enrich your future gin endeavors, along with the memories of a great evening.

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Venue: Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel
Address: Kattengat 1, Amsterdam, 1012 SZ, Netherlands
Phone: +31 20 621 2223
Pasta Workshop

Pasta Workshop

Join us at the 2b lounge bar for an interactive pasta workshop. Get familiar with the different types of pasta, and sample some delicious recipes....

Join us at the 2b lounge bar for an interactive pasta workshop. Get familiar with the different types of pasta, and sample some delicious recipes. Discover the secrets of choosing the best ingredients to take your creation from great to extraordinary.

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Venue: Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel
Address: Kattengat 1, Amsterdam, 1012 SZ, Netherlands
Phone: +31 20 621 2223
Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting

Join us in our 2b lounge bar for an evening of wine tasting. Sample three great varieties, a Sauvignon Blanc, a Syrah and a Cabernet Sauvignon....

Join us in our 2b lounge bar for an evening of wine tasting. Sample three great varieties, a Sauvignon Blanc, a Syrah and a Cabernet Sauvignon. Learn the basics from our wine expert and draw on his knowledge to enhance your experience. Leave us with a new skill to enrich your future wining and dining endeavors, along with the memories of a great evening.

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Venue: Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel
Address: Kattengat 1, Amsterdam, 1012 SZ, Netherlands
Phone: +31 20 621 2223
Tiramisu Tasting

Tiramisu Tasting

Join us at the 2b lounge bar for an interactive tiramisu workshop from our Italian Executive Chef. Hear the story of his family Tiramisu recipe and...

Join us at the 2b lounge bar for an interactive tiramisu workshop from our Italian Executive Chef. Hear the story of his family Tiramisu recipe and learn how to make your own to impress friend and family back home. Discover the secrets of choosing the best ingredients to take your creation from great to extraordinary.

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Venue: Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel
Address: Kattengat 1, Amsterdam, 1012 SZ, Netherlands
Phone: +31 20 621 2223