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Amsterdam’s luxury urban resort TEXT: JANINE STERENBORG | PHOTOS: CONSERVATORIUM HOTEL
Mouthwatering local and seasonal foods, exquisite suites and a fine range of gins and tonics for sophisticated palates: the accessible Conservatorium Hotel in the centre of Amsterdam offers all the luxury you need when on a day trip to the Dutch capital. Housed in the former music academy, Sweelinck Conservatory Amsterdam, the Conservatorium Hotel still reminisces of its rich musical history. “There’s live music events, hallway walls are covered in pictures of famed musicians and our praised gin and tonic bar is called Tunes,” explains renowned chef Schilo van Coevorden. This luxurious hotel opened in 2011 and has become an established urban resort, where locals and tourists mingle. According to Van Coevorden’s philosophy, the Dutch should be more proud of 60 | Issue 41 | May 2017
their foods. “Dutch mussels, herring and asparagus for instance are delicious.” In his restaurant, Taiko, he combines local vegetables with ingredients from Asia, like Wagyu meat from Japanese beef.
The restaurant also excels in vegetable dishes and sashimi. At the Tunes bar you can enjoy delicious gin and tonics. “We serve countless
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