Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

An exclusive venue located on the iconic Gentlemen's Canal in Amsterdam


This unique venue in Amsterdam is comprised of six monumental 17th and 18th-century double-fronted canal palaces. Located in the heart of the city by the Herengracht canal, Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam offers an elegant setting for a wide variety of occasions. The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam event spaces are made up of seven exclusive meeting and event rooms that can host a variety of events and celebrations. The grand ballroom overlooks the canal and is the ideal location for exclusive social events of up to 160 people. There are four multifunctional meeting rooms for conferences, receptions or business meetings. All of these spaces overlook the Herengracht canal or the private courtyard garden. This venue's distinctive decor and rich heritage make it a stand out event destination in Amsterdam.



Dinner Venue, Set-up For Dinner


Reception Venue, Poseur Tables, Reception Style Set-up


Conference Venue, Theatre Style Set-up



The buildings of the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam were once wealthy patrician houses built during Amsterdam's Golden Age. The property is situated along the UNESCO heritage protected Herengracht (Gentlemen’s canal) and enjoys a prime location in the centre of the city. Due to the venue's prime location and magnificent architecture, the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam event spaces are some of the cities finest.

Host a memorable social or business event at this venue where traditional elegance and unparalleled service meet state-of-the-art technology. All seven event spaces are conveniently located on the lobby level overlooking the canal or garden and are ideal for conferences, receptions or business meetings.

The largest of the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam event spaces is the Hooft Ballroom. This 155m² sized space offers an elegant space for special occasions up to 140 people. The space features natural daylight that filters through a series of large floor to ceiling windows and spectacular views over the Gentlemen’s Canal. Most noteworthy is the spectacular Maurer Room. This monumental room is ideal for exclusive private dinners or meetings for up to 12 guests. The Maurer room features Rococo style decor and original 18th-century wall paintings of great historical value. If you are looking to arrange private dining in Amsterdam, this is one of the top locations in the city. In addition, there are a series of other event spaces that feature daylight and overlook the canal. The Decquer, Sautijn and Huygens rooms can be combined to create a larger space for meetings, receptions and corporate presentations.

The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam building is in itself an architectural masterpiece. The extraordinary grand staircase - designed by Daniël Marot, the architect who brought the Louis XIV style to the Netherlands, is only one of the many historic features and stories that make this venue one of a kind.

Guests can dine in style at the sophisticated two Michelin-starred restaurant Spectrum. Led by Chef Sidney Schutte, diners will savour exquisite local specialities and international cuisine. Alternatively, guests may wish to dine at the more relaxed Goldfinch Brasserie. The Goldfinch Brasserie philosophy is to match great food with great wines. Schutte & Sous-Chef Tomas Bron bring a contemporary edge to a menu that features classic dishes with a new twist. The Brasserie enjoys peaceful views over the private garden and a relaxed setting.

There are 93 bedrooms at the Waldorf Amsterdam including a number of lofts and suites. Each room is luxuriously decorated using only the finest fabrics, fittings and furniture. The Waldorf Amsterdam also has a restful and luxurious spa offering ‘World of Guerlain’. There is also a contemporary fitness centre and an indoor swimming pool.


Boasting a historical exterior comprising six monumental 17th and 18th-century double-front canal palaces and featuring a unique grand staircase built by the architect of Louis XIV, Daniel Marot, the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam hotel offers sophisticated comfort and unparalleled service in a setting characterized by a long, rich history.

Amsterdam, NL
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Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam - An exclusive venue located on the iconic Gentlemen's Canal in Amsterdam