Entries by Lamprini

Concierge’s Choice March: Stepping into Spring

When the days slowly get longer and the songbirds start chirping their morning melodies, then you know that Spring is waiting at the door. And there is nothing quite like Spring in Amsterdam. Watch as the city warms up and blossoms, much like the famous Dutch tulips and other eye-catching flora that are popping up […]

Concierge’s Choice: A Fabulous February

Every year we face the same question: How to combat the lull of February? With the New Year’s excitement gone and Spring still a couple of months away, it can be a slow and challenging month. Fortunately, Amsterdam’s cultural calendar is always teeming with thought-provoking exhibitions, vitalising concerts and special ways to discover the city. […]

An Interview with Joeki Genet

Guest Service Assistant & Concierge What does your role at The Dylan entail and what does your typical day look like? I am both a Concierge and a Guest Service Assistant at The Dylan. As a Guest Service Assistant, I am responsible for the welcome, the check-in, the guests’ needs during their stay, the check-out […]

The Dylan’s Designers

Paul Linse and Barbara de Vries Design directors at Studio Linse After having created interior designs for important buildings like the Rijksmuseum, the Royal Concert Hall Amsterdam and the Royal Opera House in London we are honoured to be chosen by the iconic Dylan Hotel for, initially, the new design for its Brasserie OCCO. Being […]

Concierge’s Choice January: New Year, New Adventures

It’s a new year and a new decade at that. Each January presents the unique opportunity to boldly leave your comfort zone behind and to do something exciting and novel. Luckily in Amsterdam, there is an experience waiting around every corner. Perhaps you want to learn a new skill? Or you want to discover the […]

Concierge’s Choice December: A Wonderful Holiday Time

It is, without a doubt, the most magical time of the year – and what a special treat it is to be in Amsterdam during the holiday season. Stroll along the canals with an oliebolletje in hand, marvel at the seasonal decorations, do some unique Christmas shopping and take part in the many activities the […]

Amsterdam Light Festival: See the city in a different light

Every year from the end of November until mid January, the canals of Amsterdam are illuminated in a most intriguing way. Street lamps and Christmas decorations may also cast a warm glow upon the city, however it’s the installations of the Amsterdam Light Festival that really steal the show. Brightening up the dark days of […]

An Interview with Natasja Noorlander

Maître at The Dylan Can you describe your role at The Dylan?  I am the Maître of Restaurant Vinkeles and responsible for all the wines at the hotel. My main focus is Vinkeles, our fine dining restaurant. During the day I create pairings based on dishes and during dinner I serve these wines along with […]

Concierge’s Choice November: An Artistic Autumn

Amsterdam’s often damp and drizzly weather is a fact of life that we unfortunately cannot change. However what we can do this November is to throw ourselves fully into arts and culture, thereby avoiding the chilly outdoors. An added bonus is that nothing gives us a glow quite like a day spent at the museum. […]