Thursday, August 1, 2013
Sir Albert Hotel
Located in central Amsterdam, Sir Albert is a luxury boutique hotel embodying the modern aristocratic attitude. That means: living like the upper crust but having an approach that’s distinctly down to earth. You get: the finest design and boutique accommodation within walking distance of Amsterdam’s art-packed Museumplein and the vibrant Leidseplein, plus attentive, friendly and faultless service at all times.
Sir Albert lives in De Pijp, the Quartier Latin of Amsterdam. Home to literati, artists, fashion designers, entrepreneurs and the city’s most famous market, the Albert Cuyp. De Pijp is also close to the Royal Concertgebouw, for lovers of classical music. And for lovers of shopping, you’re a leisurely stroll from Van Baerlestraat and the legendary P.C. Hooftstraat.
Sir Albert welcomes all travellers seeking a base to do business, or a boutique retreat from which to experience the city.
Sample Sir Albert firsthand by staying in one of the 90 guest rooms and suites, all created by international award-winning designers BK Architects.
Sir Albert features IZAKAYA, Asian Kitchen & Bar. Guests are most welcome to investigate this unique example of Asian food culture, and take in views of De Pijp from the IZAKAYA terrace.
Sir Albert chose to have his home at De Pijp district because its central, vibrant and prestigious. At De Pijp’s heart is the most renowned market in The Netherlands, the Albert Cuypmarkt, a daily feast of fresh produce and local culture. De Pijp is a melting pot of different nationalities, known as the Quartier Latin of Amsterdam. Alive with shops, restaurants and trendy bars.
The famous Museumplein and Royal Concertgebouw are a saunter away from Sir Albert’s doorstep. Or wander over to the designer heaven that is the P.C. Hooftstraat, or the high fashion oasis of the Van Baerlestraat.
And that’s just the start. Round the corner from Sir Albert’s sanctuary you’ll find the Leidseplein and Rembrandt Square, crammed with cafes, cinemas, a casino, theatres, live music venues, nightclubs and theatres like the Stadsschouwburg, De La Mar Theatre and the most famous one of Amsterdam, the Carre.
Dam Square is a ten minute walk from Leidseplein. In addition to several restaurants, cafes, and shops, Dam Square features many worthwhile attractions, including the Royal Palace - the ultimate highlight.
Directions to Hotel
Public transportation from Amsterdam central railway station: Take tram 16 (direction VU Medisch Centrum) or tram 24 (direction VU Medisch Centrum) and exit at Ruysdaelstraat. Go to the right, cross the bridge over the canal and on your right hand side Sir Albert is waiting for you.
Public transportation from Amsterdam Zuid railway station: Take tram 5 (direction of Central Station) and exit at Roelof Hartplein. Continue onto Cornelis Anthoniszstraat and turn left onto the Hobbemakade. Turn right onto Ruysdaelstraat and continue onto Albert Cuypstraat, Sir Albert will be on your right hand.
Public transportation from Schiphol airport: Take the train to Amsterdam Zuid, then take tram 5 (direction of Central Station) and exit at Roelof Hartplein. Continue onto Cornelis Anthoniszstraat and turn left onto the Hobbemakade. Turn right onto Ruysdaelstraat and continue onto Albert Cuypstraat, Sir Albert will be on your right hand.
Schiphol Airport shuttle: The Schiphol Airport shuttle, the easy way to get to your hotel and a comfortable start to your stay in Amsterdam. Please visit www.airporthotelshuttle.nl
Tram, bus & metro lines: During your stay you will naturally like to see as much as possible. Public transport is the best way to visit all the sights and admire the city. From trams, bus lines, ferry links and metro lines please visit gvb.nl
Travelling by train: Please visit www.ns.nl for your journey planner, tickets and passes. < p /> By car from Den Haag and Schiphol Airport: Follow directions A10 Amersfoort. Entering City Amsterdam, turn right from Ringweg Zuid (A10), continue ahead onto Amstelveenseweg (s108). At the junction s108 Buitenveldert keep right on Amstelveenseweg (s108). In Amsterdam turn left onto Hobbemakade (s108), turn right onto Eerste Jan Steenstraat. Then turn left onto Ruysdaelkade. You arrived at Sir Albert.
By car from Utrecht (A2): Follow directions Den Haag Zaanstad. Entering city Amsterdam, continue ahead onto Nieuwe Utrechtseweg (s110). Turn right onto Europaplein (s109) and turn right onto Scheldestraat. After that turn left onto Ceintuurbaan. Turn right onto Hobbemakade (s108) after that turn right onto Eerste Jan Steenstraat. Then turn left onto Ruysdaelkade. You arrived at Sir Albert.
By car from Diemen/Amersfoort (A10): Follow directions Amstel (s110). At the junction s109 RAI turn right from Ringweg Zuid (A10), continue ahead onto Europaboulevard (s109). Entering city Amsterdam keep right on Europaboulevard (s109), turn right onto Scheldestraat. After that go left onto Ceintuurbaan and right onto the Hobbemakade (s108), turn right onto Eerste Jan Steenstraat. After a few meters turn left onto Ruysdaelkade, you arrived at Sir Albert.