It once began as a VOC-port, then it became an industrial area and now it’s a hotspot for fans of modern architecture, culture and the best food and drinks. We’re talking about the Oostelijke eilanden in Amsterdam. On one of these islands a new icon will open in 2021, Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Landmark. A place where guests can enjoy (private) wellness facilities, delicious local food and drinks and more. Discover icons of the cities glorious history from a luxury, modern environment.
The exterior design of the hotel by VURB architects refers to the rich industrial past of the location. This is where Werkspoor used to build (ships) steam engines, engines and rolling stock. Concrete, massive metal columns and enormous windows play a big part in the design. Those windows also give everyone inside an amazing view of the surrounding area. It is a true landmark for Oostenburg. Therefore it wasn’t very hard to select a name: Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Landmark.
Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Landmark is located at the VOC-kade on the Oostenburg eiland. This street name refers to the islands former owner – the Dutch East India Company or the V.O.C. In 1665 they started to use the island and they built shipyards and warehouses on it. The company had 6 shipyards in The Netherlands and this one was the most important one. Every year they built about 3 Clippers here. This was the V.O.C’s most important cargo vessel. A replica of the Clipper Amsterdam can be visited at the Scheepvaartmuseum.
Did-you-know: Russian Czar Peter the Great did a 4-month traineeship here in 1697 to learn how to build ships?
Relax with a view of Amsterdam
The 306 luxury rooms give guests a glimpse into the area’s history by incorporating pictures of the famous ships and steam engines in the modern interior. The hotel is a true oasis of tranquillity in the middle of the hectic city of Amsterdam. Sleep like you’re on a cloud in the Inntel LXRY bed, enjoy the view over the water from a comfortable design chair or relax in private wellness facilities it all contributes to that relaxing overnight stay. All of the Wellness Suites are equipped with a balcony. The perfect place to watch the spectacular sunset while sipping on a glass of wine.
Vitalize yourself with steam
Spa Steam is the place to re-vitalize. The luxury wellness centre has all the facilities for you to fully relax. The name, Steam, refers to the steam engines that used to be built here and to the steam you can find here. Surround yourself with steam in the Turkish steam bath and afterwards step into the heat of the sauna. For a refreshing dip after your sauna visit there’s even a pool. Did you know that a visit to the sauna and Turkish steam bath gives your immune system a boost? Plenty of reasons to visit Spa Steam during your stay. Add to your wellness experience and include a beauty treatment or massage.
Discover delicious dishes and the best new drinks
Bar & Brasserie Werkspoor is the place-to-be for guests and locals. The massive metal constructions, original Heineken kegs and the glass ceiling will have you amazed. A unique feature are the enormous windows. They are sure to give you a view of Amsterdam that will never bore you. During a sunny day find a seat on the terrace by the water. You’re welcome all day long for breakfast, lunch, dinner or drinks. On the menu you will find Inntel Originals and local specials. Did the decoration make you long for a cold glass of beer? Try one of the locally brewed speciality beers.
The name giver of the restaurant is Werkspoor, the factory that used to be located on Oostenburg. Circa 1850 this was the biggest engineering factory in The Netherlands. It was even rewarded with the Royal predicate. Here they build steam engines, steam kettles and machines for the sugar industry. In 1890 the company came into some financial troubles. Financial aid came in 1891 from Stork. Nowadays Werkspoor is still an important part of the Stork Corporation.
An inspiring place for Meetings & Events
An inspirational city like Amsterdam calls for an inspirational and flexible Meetings & Events location. Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Landmark is the perfect venue for many different types of gatherings. This is your ultimate décor whether you have a congress, a meeting, a product launch or a cocktail party. With flexible soundproof walls, the space can be adjusted for every purpose. From one big space to 4 smaller break-out rooms it’s all possible. The team is ready for tailor-made events. Their experience and contacts in the area will help you bring your program to the next level.
Amsterdam’s hip hotspot
The area that made Amsterdam world-famous is hip once more. From Oostenburg the merchant vessels sailed around the world to trade. Now people come from all over the world to experience the cities vibe. The city has always been known for its entrepreneurial spirit. The best place to feel that spirit is on the Oostelijke eilanden. Progress is ever-present here. Where else can you find an event location in a former Russian merchant vessel? Also read the highlights of Amsterdam-Oost and discover the best shopping street, the oldest zoo in The Netherlands and more.
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