This design property is located on a lake, in Amsterdam, close to Oosterkerk and Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum. Also nearby are Artis and Oude Kerk. With the upmarket Eastern Docklands at the front and the ultra-urban access point to the city center at the back, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy is situated in a freestanding monumental building dating from 1921 by architect Evert Breman. It opened after renovation in 2004. The architectural marvels of the hotel’s surroundings are easily inspected on foot, on bicycle, or with a tour guide. It offers best practice examples of the typical Dutch need for compact city planning with stunning solutions.
In addition to a terrace and a restaurant with French cuisine, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy features 24-hour room service and a coffee shop/café. The restaurant offers a varied menu of breakfast, lunch, and, dinner selections with an emphasis on locally grown fresh food. A children’s menu is available. Business amenities include wireless Internet access, 4 mezzanine event and exhibit platforms, 2 main banqueting rooms, and 7 smaller meeting rooms; the hotel provides event planning. The property also offers a library. The multilingual staff can arrange wedding services and dry cleaning services. A concierge is on hand to provide guest assistance. Complimentary newspapers are available in the lobby and the front desk is open 24 hours a day. Garage and self parking (surcharge) are available. This is a smoke-free property (fines may apply for violations).
Each innovative room is individually designed and furnished and range from basic (1 star) to luxury (5 star). Although each room is unique, they were all created to offer spacious sleeping and bathing areas. Business-friendly amenities include desks, direct-dial phones, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms feature complimentary toiletries. All guestrooms at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy are nonsmoking.