Located in the western part of Amsterdam, just a 2-minute walk from the nearest tram stop, 6km from the Rijksmuseum and the National Art and History Museum, XO Hotels Blue Square welcomes guests to enjoy modern-style accommodation and all the comforts of home away from home. The hotel is also within close proximity of Foodhallen and Boom Chicago. Guests can also explore the city on bikes thanks to the bike rental service available at the hotel.
Guests can make themselves at home in one of the air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD TVs, Wi-Fi and phones. Private bathrooms with showers or tubs feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Other conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks.
Holidaymakers can grab a bite to eat at the hotel’s restaurant, which features a bar.
Groupon’s Guide To Amsterdam
Sitting on the south bank of IJ Lake, Amsterdam is a port city connected to the North Sea, with Amstel River flowing from south to north. Mixing vibrant nightlife and many diverse festivals with Renaissance architecture and cultural events, Amsterdam, the capital city of Netherlands, is a convenient spot for exploration and relaxation.
Guests can take a breath of fresh air with a stroll through the Erasmus Park, where ponds, gardens and local attractions make for a nice day in the sunshine. Moving inside, travellers can visit the Van Gogh Museum, which exhibits the works of the great master alongside pieces painted by his contemporaries. In this city of many tastes, tourists may enjoy Asian or Indonesian cuisine at one of the city’s restaurants or a dessert at one of the famous pancake houses, before renting a bicycle for a refreshing ride along the canals. Amsterdam also boasts shopping streets filled with a wide range of stores and street markets selling food and clothes.
The weather in the capital city of Netherlands features an oceanic climate, strongly influenced by the North Sea. The temperatures during the summer season are mild, with the average high of about 20°C. The city gets a great level of sunshine throughout the season. However, the average low temperature, especially in the evenings, reaches about 12°C. Starting from mid-September, autumn is a rainy and wet period, with October having an average of 13°C and November of 9°C. Amsterdam rarely sees the temperatures drop below 0°C in winter, with the average high around 5°C. The level of sunshine drops to one hour per day in December, but this improves as the season progresses. In the spring, the city warms up. Although March and April are still chilly, May is often very pleasant with highs reaching 20°C.