NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

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NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky is a phenomenon in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and throughout the world. What once began as a coffee house, became the largest *****star hotel in The Netherlands. 
NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky has 468 rooms, including 1 Tower Suite, 6 Junior Suites and 36 Apartments, a congress center with a capacity up to 2.000 persons, the historical Winter Garden, the monumental Restaurant “Reflet” that dates from 1885 and the Japanese Restaurant “Edo & Kyo”. 
Herewith NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky has created it’s own “Village on the Dam” that still carries the romantic aura of the earlier golden years. 

Rooms: 468

Hotel Chain: NH Hoteles


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Hotel Facilities


Parking (fee required) – Restaurant – Pets Allowed – Bar – 24 hour Front Desk – Newspapers – Garden – Non Smoking Rooms – Rooms/Facilities for Disabled – Elevator – Safety Deposit Box – Luggage Storage – Shops in Hotel


Fitness Center


Room Service – Meeting/Banquet Facilities – Airport Shuttle – Business Centre – Laundry – Dry Cleaning – Barber/Beauty Shop – Viproom Facilities – Breakfast in the Room – Internet Services – Currency Exchange – Shoe Shine – Car Rental – Tour Desk – Fax/Photocopy – WiFi / Wireless Lan


City Center – Near Airport – Near Train Station

Hotel information

The luxurious 5-star hotel NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky is situated in the very heart of Amsterdam at Dam Square, opposite the Royal Palace. It is surrounded by department stores, boutiques and shopping alleys. Numerous sights, museums and theatres in the historic city centre are all within walking distance. At the back of the hotel NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky has its own landing dock for boats. 

The history of NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky begins in 1866. Since then, the hotel has become a “village” at Dam square. Individual as well as business guests find everything they need under one roof. The 138 stylish and spacious rooms offer all thinkable comfort. Telephone, hairdryer, safe, trouser press, writing table, minibar, radio, TV and a luxurious bathroom are standard facilities. For a longer stay the hotel houses 36 fully furnished apartments in monumental buildings. A beauty centre and a fitness room provide necessary relaxation. 

Behind the facade of NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky guests can enjoy several restaurants and a complete congress centre.There is the breathtaking Winter Garden, the glass palace dating from 1880 where breakfast and lunch is served. Restaurant “Reflet” is the timeless restaurant from the Belle Epoque serving Bourgundy cuisine. Both are listed as National Monuments. In the lounge you can overlook Dam Square with the Royal Palace while drinking coffee or enjoying high tea.

Food & Beverage

In addition to the monumental Winter Garden (1879) there is the impressive à la carte restaurant “Reflet” (1885). The Japanese restaurants “Edo & Kyo” offer a totally different experience again. The lounge, with a view of the Royal Palace, is typical for NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky. 

The 22 board- and banquet rooms can accommodate up to 2000 people. This makes NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky the largest 5 star congress hotel of the Benelux countries.

Room information

The hotel offers 468 luxury rooms, including one Tower Suite, 6 Junior Suites and 36 fully furnisched apartments. A comfortable atmosphere dominates throughout the hotel, thanks to furnishings, chosen with care and sense of style. 

Room rate is excluding 5% City tax. 

Area information

The hotel is located in the heart of Amsterdam’s characteristic old centre. Trend-setting shopping streets are just around the corner just as cultural tours de force such as the Royal Palace, “Beurs van Berlage” and the “Nieuwe Kerk”. Amsterdam Central Station is seven minutes away by foot, and it is only a half-hour journey from there to Schiphol Airport. A shuttle bus to Schiphol is at your disposal, departing every 30 minutes from 5 o’clock in the morning to 8 o’clock in the evening. NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky has its own landing dock for boats. 

Travel information

NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky is easy to reach, regardless of your means of transportation. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is only 20 minutes away by car. There is a KLM shuttle service from Schiphol Airport to the hotel. A one-way ticket costs approx. EUR 11.50 and can be purchased on the bus. Guests arriving by car can park in the secured hotel garage which can accommodate 150 cars, costs are 
EUR 37.50 per 24 hours. 
The hotel is a seven minute walk from the Central Station. From here regular services to all major cities in the Netherlands and neighbouring countries are available. 


By car from The Hague / Schiphol (A4) 
Arriving at the ‘Nieuwermeer’ instersection, follow the ‘A10 West/Zaanstad’ signs. After a few kilometres take the ‘S105’ exit. Than follow the ‘Centrum’ and ‘S105’ signs. At the end of the Raadhuisstraat, turn right and then immediately left into the Paleisstraat. Follow this street, keeping the Royal Palace on your left. You will see Dam Square in front of you and, behind the Monument, the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky. 

By car from Zaanstad (A8) 
Arriving at the ‘Coenplein’ intersection, follow the ‘A10 West/Den Haag’ signs. Drive through the Coentunnel and, after a few kilometres, take the ‘S105’ exit. After this, the route is the same as for “By car from The Hague/Schiphol”. 

By car from Utrecht (A2) 
Following the A2 motorway, keeping to the ‘Centrum’ and ‘S110’ signs. Drive over the river Amstel, turning right directly after you cross the bridge. Follow this street, the Amsteldijk, keeping the river on your right. After a few kilometres at the T-junction at the end of the street, turn left into the Stadhouderskade (S100). Turn right into the second street that follows, the Vijzelgracht, which becomes the Vijzelstraat. Follow this street until you get to Muntplein. Here you follow the curve to the left onto the Rokin. Drive along the Rokin until you get to Dam Square, where you turn right. You will see the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky diagonally to your left. 

By car from Amersfoort / Almere (A1) 
Arriving at the ‘Watergraafsmeer’ intersection, follow the ‘A10 Zuid/Den Haag’ signs. After a few kilometres, take the ‘S112’ exit. Then follow the ‘Centrum’ and ‘S112’ signs. Drive along the Gooiseweg until you get to Amstel Station (visible to the left at a distance). Make a quarter circle around the Prins Bernhardplein roundabout, then turn right into the Wibautstraat. Follow this street until the junction with the Mauritskade (S100), where you will see the Wibauthuis on your right. Then turn left and cross the river Amstel over the Torontobridge. After this, the route is the same as for ‘By car from Utrecht’. 

By foot from Central Station (7 minutes) 
Take the main exit and walk directly over the square. After you cross Prins Hendrikkade you will find yourself on the Damrak. Walk along this street until you get to Dam Square. You wil see the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky to your left. 

By tram from Central Station (5 minutes) 
From the square in front of the station you can take tramlines 4,9,16,17,20,24 or 25. All of these trams stop at De Bijenkorf, a department store on Dam Square. Behind the Monument, you will see the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky to your left. 

The hotel has a private parking, 150 places. 
Costs (2005/2006): EUR 3.75 per hour, no possibility to reserve, valet parking. 


Dogs are allowed if smaller than knee height. We do not allow dogs left alone in the room. 
Costs: EUR 15 per night 

Important: Do check the cancellation policy before booking! You will find the cancellation policy when you visit the ‘how to book’ section. 

internet access in the appartments. 

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