VALENTINES DAY 2017 IN AMSTERDAM – What to do, where to stay, where to eat?

This is a post for all the couples, both young and elderly, who might be traveling to Amsterdam over the Valentines period. What more can you ask for to spend a few days exploring and doing different entertaining activities around Amsterdam with your lover, which will surely make your Amsterdam getaway worth your while.


The most important part of your Amsterdam getaway is to find a suitable hotel that will meet you and your partners needs.


The Hoxton Hotel – Waking up with a view of Amsterdam’s beautiful canals from your hotel room can be one of the most romantic yet underappreciated sights around the city. Canal view rooms start from approximately €239 per night and will surely be a cosy crash pad for yourself and your significant other.             


The Conservatorium Hotel – Celebrate love at the Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam, located in the heart of Amsterdam in the Museum Square district. Having been named the number 1 luxury hotel in Amsterdam multiple times, staying in a room at The Conservatorium will certainly be a well deserved treat for yourself and your loved one. With a wide variety of rooms available, you shouldn’t have trouble finding a room which will suit your needs.

What To Do?

Amsterdam offers many different activities and things to do while you are here on your Valentines vacation.


Walking Tours – While there are many different variants of walking tours around Amsterdam in order to show off the beautiful city that Amsterdam is both architecturally and historically, it’s much more fun after you have smoked some of the finest quality marijuana that the local coffeeshops have to offer. We, The Oranje Umbrella tour company, offer multiple variants of tours in the city of Amsterdam, with one of our best selling tours being our Ganja Tour. This is a 2 or 3 hour walking tour around the main historical sights in Amsterdam, provided to you by our local tour guides in a language of your choice. Why not learn about the real Amsterdam experience with a group of other inquisitive lovers, or simply just yourself and your lover on our private tours.

Cocktails at Skylounge – Enjoy the wonderful view of central Amsterdam with cocktails at the Skylounge at the DoubleTree Hilton Amsterdam Centrum. From 11pm onwards, the DJ spins great music that really gets the crowd going. A must-do on your Amsterdam adventure and one that your significant other will really appreciate.

Where to eat?

Amsterdam has unlimited options when it comes to dining well and for a great price. Although it will be Valentines, here are a couple of options which will be certain to satisfy those taste buds on a special evening.


Cannibale Royale – Cannibale Royale, located in the area of Spui in central Amsterdam is one of the most affordable yet up market places to find a great steak, burger and European grill menu. Make sure that you get yourself a reservation in advance, as they do get booked up very quickly. A great atmosphere compliments that delicious wine selection that they have available, and is generally a very good spot to enjoy a romantic Valentines evening.                                                                                                                                                           

Cantinetta Wine & Pasta – Italian food is sexy. Located in the West of Amsterdam, approximately 20 minutes by tram from Central, this cosy Italian restaurant will be happy accommodate your needs on this special evening. Home made bread along with an extensive range of fine wines, meat and pasta will surely make for an evening to remember!