Visit the striking Dutch capital, Amsterdam where the picturesque canals and lively nightlife have made this wonderful city a popular choice over the years. See the world-famous works of art at the Van Gogh museum or the Rijksmuseum, or take in a slice of history at the Anne Frank house or just enjoy a stroll around the pretty walkways and parks.
Whether you're looking for a romantic weekend away, a family holiday or a fun trip with friends, a short break to Amsterdam has everything you could possibly want.
Stay 3 nights at the 4 star Ramada Apollo Hotel, Room Only on selected dates between 30 July - 16 September and 25 November - 22 December from just £199.
Prices are based on departures from London Gatwick, Luton, Southend or Stansted.
Departures from Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester,Dubin, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, East Midlands, Belfast or Birmingham for an additional supplement..
Ramada Apollo is a 4 star hotel located along the ring road in Amsterdam, just 15 minutes from the historic city centre. There are numerous shops, bars, restaurants and sights to visit in the centre of Amsterdam, enough to keep everyone entertained. The hotel is the first Ramada Hotel in The Netherlands and the largest in Europe with a surface area of 33,000 square metres.
The hotel has a whole host of facilities catering for all needs. There are 8 meeting rooms, 5 sky lounges on the top floor and 3 meeting rooms on the ground floor, reception area, internet access, sauna, a gymnasium and indoor parking for 300 cars. Guests can dine in the restaurant on the 17th floor, offering stunning views of Amsterdam or enjoy a drink in the Sky bar also on the 17th floor.
Rooms at the Ramada Apollo include Standard Queen rooms, Standard room with panoramic views, Deluxe rooms and Executive rooms. All rooms are equipped with a bathroom with a bath and/or a shower, internet access and a desk. Deluxe rooms also have a relaxing sitting area. The Executive rooms are corner rooms with a seating area, internet access and a desk.
Amsterdam is the largest city in the capital of the Netherlands. It was settled as a small fishing village in the late 12th century and became one of the most important ports in the world during the Dutch Golden Age.
The Amsterdam Stock Exchange is the oldest stock exchange and is located in the city centre along with other main attractions including the historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank House, Amsterdam and the infamous Red Light District. The River Amstel is one of the famous rivers in Amsterdam, terminates in the city centre and connects to a large number of other canals. The oldest area of the city is known as de Wallen and lies to the east of Damrak and this is where the Red Light District can be found. Amsterdam has a rich architectural history with the oldest building being the Oude Kerk in the heart of de Wallen.
Amsterdam is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe with more than 4 million visitors per year. A majority of the hotels are located in the city centre where you will find a large amount of department stores. The high end shops can be found in the streets of Pieter Cornelisz Hooftstraat and Cornelis Schuytstraat in the vicinity of Vondelpark. The medieval Kalverstraat is one of the busiest high streets in the heart of the city. Another famous shopping centre is the Negan Straatjes, where there are 9 narrow streets within the Grachtengordel. Here there are a wide choice of privately owned shops. Amsterdam is known as one of the most bicycle friendly cities with bike paths, bike racks and several bike storage garages.