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The Dylan Amsterdam Hotel Review: Guests staying at the chic Dylan Amsterdam travel by canal boat to an exclusive private dock, then walk through a historic seventeenth-century façade gate and receive a personal grounds tour upon arrival. This hotel, originally home to Dr. Samuel Coster's “Duytsche Acadamie” theater, is ideally located in the heart of Amsterdam’s canal ring and stylish shopping district, and within walking distance of such noteworthy Dutch sites as the Van Gogh museum, the Hermitage and the Anne Frank house. The Dylan is truly a portrait of luxury: a canal boat, private car, private plane, culinary canal cruise and concierges aim to ensure that every experience is elegant and enjoyable. An exclusive dinner restaurant, Vinkeles, serves French cuisine in a sunken dining room lined with original eighteenth-century ovens from the hotel’s past. For drinks and socializing, Bar Barbou provides an intimate setting and refreshing cocktails, while the Long Gallery is ideal for morning coffee and lunchtime dining. Candelit tables and seasonal heat lamps make The Garden's secluded atrium the perfect place for a romantic night out. A "High Wine" event is held each evening and includes four wines and four amuse-style dishes selected by Vinkeles’s head chef. For less formal meals, Brasserie OCCO serves modern food in an urban setting. Luxurious rooms and suites, some of which have gorgeous canal and cityscape views, are equipped with TVs, Bose stereo systems with iPod connections, complimentary Wi-Fi, a work desk and power station with American adapters, 24-hour room service, luxurious Frette bathrobes and Zenology bath amenities. For meetings and gatherings, the hotel offers a selection of three meeting rooms, the courtyard and a variety of seating options to accommodate up to 150 guests.