$57 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jun 14, 2015 Check-out: Jun 16, 2015

Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy Amsterdam

3 stars
View map of Oostelijke Handelskade 34, Amsterdam, 1019 BN

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
40 reviews
Great Hotel!

The hotel was a short tram ride away from Amsterdam Central Station. You get the number 26 (to... See full review

  • Megan S.
  • Apr 18, 2015
Welcoming Atmosphere!!

The service was great, the receptionists were lovely and very informative. The cleaning lady tended... See full review

  • Helen T.
  • Mar 21, 2015
Vintage and modern décor combine on Amsterdam’s trendy East Side

Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy offers a one-of-a-kind guest experience in Amsterdam's trendy Eastern Docklands district. In its design and décor, the hotel presents a masterful balance between 1920s heritage and cutting-edge, contemporary statements by leading Dutch designers. While its 24-hour room service and complimentary Wi-Fi are ideal conveniences, the hotel's unique touches--from its striking design, art library and performance space to its upscale eatery and specialty shop--are what make this hotel a delightful immersion for the senses.

Highlights
  • Unique, innovative blend of vintage and cutting-edge décor and design
  • Snel, the in-house restaurant and bar, offers excellent European favorites
  • Hotel shop offers homemade jams, chutneys and oils
Rooms

The Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy offers a wide range of rooms, from deluxe affairs to compact singles. The 117 guest rooms all blend innovative contemporary design elements with authentic details that recall the building's 1920s origins. Leading Dutch designers like Richard Hutten and Christoph Seyferth contributed furniture pieces in many rooms while innovative design solutions, like fold-away bathrooms, came courtesy of such leading Dutch names as Bureau Lakenvelder, Atelier van Lieshout and architects MVRDV. Lloyd Hotel guests relax on plush bedding with quilts while enjoying modern amenities like satellite TV and complimentary Wi-Fi.  Some rooms offer stunning water views. Hypoallergenic bedding is available on request.

Features

Located in Amsterdam's trendy Eastern Docklands, the Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy is a dazzling blend of heritage and contemporary design. The Richard Hutten-designed gift shop, with attractive clean lines and high shelving is both an organic food counter and a high-end specialty shop, selling everything from the Lloyd Hotel's homemade jams to up-market travel books. Elegant, traditional recipes and locally-grown produce are staples at Snel, the in-house eatery serving all-day European favorites and cocktails. The Cultural Embassy is a vibrant local hotspot for innovative art, music and performance. The in-house library provides an excellent selection of art and design books, while the hotel's 24-hour room service and complimentary Wi-Fi add essential comforts and convenience.

Transportation
  • Amsterdam Central Station (2 mi/3.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (15.5 mi/24.5 km)
Attractions
  • Rembrandt House Museum (Rembrandthuis) (2 mi/3 km)
  • Royal Palace/Dam Square (3 mi/4.5 km)
  • Rijksmuseum (3.5 mi/5.5 km)
  • Van Gogh Museum (3.5 mi/6 km)
Business


  • Business center
  • 12 flexible meeting and event spaces

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Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy Amsterdam Rooms

5 STARS - Suite
These rooms are breathtaking and very spacious. All five star rooms are different. Some rooms have a bath in the middle or a bathroom designed by Atelier van Lieshout. You can sleep in a bed with room for eight, or practice scales on a concert grand. One thing is for sure: you will never forget this room. Additional bed is available at 35 Euros per night.
4 STARS - Deluxe
Beautiful, spacious rooms with an exceptional interior. In some of the rooms original cabinets have been retained or they have a recessed bed build in the wall. In other rooms wood-slated shutters provide a special, high atmospheric light fall. The furniture is designed by famous contemporary Dutch designers and it is combined with classic furniture, like chairs from the early twentieth century by architect De Bazel. Additional bed is available at 35 Euros per night.
3 STARS - Superior
These rooms are equipped with furniture from famous contemporary Dutch artists such as Richard Hutten, Ineke Hans. Office Lakenvelder, and Atelier van Lieshout. Architects MVRDV have designed remarkable bathrooms for these rooms. In some rooms the brightly coloured bathroom is clearly visible in the middle of the room, in other rooms the bathroom seems absent, but can be folded-out. Additional bed is available at 35 Euros per night.
2 STARS - Comfort
Beautiful, amazing rooms with private bathroom. The design of MVRDV and Seyferth has led to imaginative solutions for efficient use of space. Some rooms have a surprising shower, others a magnificent view over the water.
1 STARS - Economy (shared bathrooms)
Original, historic rooms that have been restored with love and devotion so that the original wood panelling and tiles could be maintained. Christoph Seyferth designed the furniture for these rooms including the Lloyd Table. All these rooms overlook the Docklands. A bathrobe is provided for the tiny walk to the bathroom.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Elevators
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Gift shop
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Service dogs allowed
Service animals allowed
Wheelchair accessible elevators

Nearby points of interest

  • Eastern Docklands: 0.5 mi
  • Zeeburg: 0.6 mi
  • De Gooyer Windmill: 0.7 mi
  • The National Maritime Museum: 0.9 mi
  • Dappermarkt: 0.9 mi
  • Museum of the Tropics: 1 mi
  • Science Centre NEMO: 1 mi
  • Bimhuis: 1 mi
  • Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ: 1 mi
  • Artis Royal Zoo: 1 mi
  • The Resistance Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Trade Unions Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Hollandsche Schouwburg and Memorial: 1.2 mi
  • De Schreeuw: 1.2 mi
  • Oosterpark: 1.2 mi
  • Eastern Docklands: 0.5 mi
  • Zeeburg: 0.6 mi
  • De Gooyer Windmill: 0.7 mi
  • The National Maritime Museum: 0.9 mi
  • Dappermarkt: 0.9 mi
  • Museum of the Tropics: 1 mi
  • Science Centre NEMO: 1 mi
  • Bimhuis: 1 mi
  • Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ: 1 mi
  • Artis Royal Zoo: 1 mi
  • The Resistance Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Trade Unions Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Hollandsche Schouwburg and Memorial: 1.2 mi
  • De Schreeuw: 1.2 mi
  • Oosterpark: 1.2 mi
  • Botanical Garden: 1.3 mi
  • Scheepvaarthuis: 1.3 mi
  • Markenplein: 1.3 mi
  • The Chocolate Factory: 1.3 mi
  • Portuguese-Israelite Synagogue: 1.4 mi
  • Schreierstoren: 1.4 mi
  • Moses and Aaron Church: 1.4 mi
  • Jewish Historical Museum: 1.4 mi
  • Church of St. Nicholas: 1.5 mi
  • Rembrandt House Museum: 1.5 mi
  • Nieuwmarkt: 1.5 mi
  • Waterlooplein Flea Market: 1.5 mi
  • Museum Het Rembrandthuis: 1.5 mi
  • Waterlooplein: 1.5 mi
  • Waag: 1.5 mi
  • Shan He Hya Temple: 1.5 mi
  • Euronext Amsterdam: 1.5 mi
  • Stopera: 1.5 mi
  • The House with the Waterfall: 1.5 mi
  • Central Station: 1.5 mi
  • Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences: 1.5 mi
  • Van Gogh Museum: 1.5 mi
  • Erotic Museum: 1.5 mi
  • Hermitage Amsterdam: 1.5 mi
  • Zuiderkerk: 1.5 mi
  • Royal Theatre Carré: 1.6 mi
  • Blue Bridge: 1.6 mi
  • Absolute Danny: 1.6 mi
  • Skinny Bridge: 1.6 mi
  • Old Church: 1.6 mi

Dining

Restaurant
The menu reflects the Lloyd Hotel 1 to 5 stars concept of the hotel. It offers dishes from sweetbread to fries. High-quality products are used for all dishes, coming from organic farmers in the area or quality suppliers such as Menno (baguette, pain de campagne), Holtkamp (croquettes and biscuits) and Lindenhoff (meat, imported cheeses). We make our own cakes, jams and mayonnaise, by traditional recipes. On the menu are products of the season as well as "forgotten vegetables" such as parsnip and black roots. The food is pure in its quality and in the way it is presented. The menu consists mainly of French and Italian cuisine, but dishes from the rest of Europe are also available. From 5pm there is a wide range of pinchos on the bar. Here we offer a large selection of beers, including beers from the local brewery and an exclusive wine list in several price categories. All wines can be ordered by the glass.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy Amsterdam

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
8 out of 40
Amenities:
4.1
Cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4.1
Value:
4.1

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Helen T.
Business
N/A
Mar 21, 2015

Welcoming Atmosphere!!

The service was great, the receptionists were lovely and very informative. The cleaning lady tended to us efficiently when we had a problem with one of the bed covers. Would stay here again for sure!! Hotel is located near City centre and the tram is easily accessible within literally 3mins

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Newbie in Amsterdam
Business
DC
Sep 16, 2014

Historic and Unique

Staff was very accommodating, rooms are unique and functional, hotel has an interesting historic story behind it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

Only 2 stops from Central Amsterdam using Tram 26.

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Review of Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Bevcass
Business
Norfolk, Uk
Sep 12, 2014

quirky but not for all

This hotel is lovely in many ways - great for those (like me) who like things a little quirky and different. But...i booked a two star room with private bathroom for my niece and I. Yes we had a bathroom in our room, but it didn't have a door, only a curtain and an ill fitting one at that. Also, the door to our hotel room opened straight into the bathroom...not great when housekeeping walk in and there u are in all your glory in the shower. There were holes in the wall just roughly filled with cement but that didn't bother me. I discovered the lamps above the bed were not fixed to the wall properly when mine fell off. However the staff were lovely and very helpful, and the overall feel of the place was great. Tram stop is right across the road and just 3 stops away from central station. I think the price i paid was too much for a 2 star room, but if i was able to get a better quality room nxt time i would happily stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Make sure you buy a travel card - it's a bit like an Oyster card and covers all tram, bus and metro travel. We got a 72hr card each and saved loads by not paying per journey or buying a card daily.

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Review of Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Traveller a lot
Business
Msanchester
Aug 24, 2014

Good value for money

This hotel is not the normal run of the mill hotel, with all rooms being different. We booked 4 rooms and each had its own good points. On the down side the price of the food and drinks was high and the standard normal. The staff were exceptional however and no task was too much. Would stay again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Dont buy the expensive drinks at the hotel. Turn righht out of the exit and go 20 yds to the bar instead

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Review of Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ija Chandra
Business
Copenhagen
Mar 31, 2014

Perfectly Good Hotel

Staff is extremely good at the reception and restaurant. Hotel has perfect room comfort and value for money. Its near to Tram station and just 3 stops away from central station hardly 5 to 8 minutes to reach central station. Food is good in restaurant. Cost is also effective.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dr Bryan
Business
West Yorkshier
May 8, 2013

family weekend in Amsterdam

location very good and in easy reach of the centre of Amsterdam with tram 26.It is definitely an unusual building and refreshingly different from the usual bog standard hotels. I find the rating from 1 to 5 star a bit misleading as it denotes more the quirkiness of the room.The more stars the quirkier but not necessary more luxury. We had a 3 star and a 4 star room which were very spacious and clean but the WC/shower are in middle of room.(not very private)Overall I recommend it as a posh hostel!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Twink
Business
Bristol, UK
Sep 3, 2012

A unique hotel

This hotel was unlike any other we have stayed in. We enjoyed exploring its unique design and layout. The hotel staff were friendly. Our room was spacious and the bed one of the most comfortable. The hotel is located in an up and coming area 2km from Central Station and served well by the tram network. We would highly recommend this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
ABC123
Business
UK
Aug 17, 2012

Quirky Amsterdam

The hotel is not in the centre of Amsterdam but this made it perfect because it gave you a chance to get away from a very busy city. We loved the quirkyness of the hotel which meant that it felt unique and not like most hotels which tend to be bland. Breakfast was very expensive which was a bit of a disappointment because the restaurant looked very inviting. Be prepared for a 15 minute tram ride into the city centre but this is part of the experience of visiting Amsterdam.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Not Applicable

Use the tram - it gives you a great view of the city without tired feet and is very easy to use

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