W Hotels opens its chic doors in our hometown.
You’ve probably seen (for instance - the big half moon building along Barcelona’s boardwalk), or maybe you’ve been to a W Hotel elsewhere, but this week W Hotel opens its chic doors in our own big city, Amsterdam!
W Hotels has established itself as an iconic lifestyle brand, offering guests unprecedented insider access to “what’s new and next” around the globe, with each hotel becoming a unique destination. We spoke with Igor Buercher (43), General Manager of W Amsterdam, about why W Hotels chose Amsterdam as its next destination.
Igor Buercher’s passion for lifestyle experience combined with his work experience and energy are essential for the modern luxury hotel. “Amsterdam is the perfect choice for W Hotels. The city its vibrancy and energy, combined with its strong cultural offering make it the ideal backdrop for our contemporary, design-led lifestyle brand. W Amsterdam will bring a new style of modern luxury to the Dutch hotel scene that will resonate with locals and visitors alike,” says Buercher.
W Amsterdam is situated in the heart of the city, just a view steps away from the canals with its restaurants and bars and within walking distance of the boutique in the 9-streets.
Guests of W Amsterdam experience the exclusive Whatever/Whenever philosophy: whatever you want, whenever you want, W Amsterdam will fix it. From delivering designer outfits, to personalize moments, the 24h service will make it a memorable stay!
The calendar of W Amsterdam offers exclusive W Happenings that give you full insider access to “what’s new and next” in city. Provided the best spots at events in design, fashion and music in the Amsterdam scene.
On the top floor of W Amsterdam there is the W Lounge. The W Lounge offers an exciting rooftop-dining experience where you can enjoy spectacular 360-degree view of the city from this unique vantage point.
"With the Whatever/Whenever service we will make your stay memorable!"
"The Exchange building echoes its previous role: connecting the people of Amsterdam with the rest of the world"
W Amsterdam draws inspiration from the history of the two iconic properties, the Exchange building and Bank building, it is housed in, as well as the culture and vibrancy of Amsterdam, with a touch of New York glamour thrown in.
The Exchange building is a visionary structure made up of interesting lines, integrated spaces and captivating views that echo its previous role of connecting the people of Amsterdam with the rest of the world.
Across both buildings BK architects have worked with local designers to bring the flavour of Amsterdam to life in every room with high ceilings to create a sense of space, hand-woven bedspreads that depict small stories of Dutch culture and curtains imprinted with classic Amsterdam canal houses.
“Selecting a local product, like Marie-Stella-Maris, is an important way to integrate with the DNA of Amsterdam”
W Amsterdam is keen to connect our guests to what Amsterdam has to offer. Selecting a local product is an important way to integrate ourselves with the very DNA of Amsterdam. Therefore Marie-Stella-Maris is excellent, says Buercher. Marie-Stella-Maris natural mineral water is served at the hotel rooms, the minibar, the W Lounge and the Spa.
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