About Holiday Velvet
Holiday Velvet specialises in online booking of Amsterdam holiday accommodation in different locations including Centre Dam.
We pride ourselves on the easiness of our booking system and after-sales experience. Find a Amsterdam apartment or villa you like, if it shows available for your travel dates click "book now", pay a down payment to reserve and... that's it!
Now you'll be presented with an online booking confirmation that you will be able to save using a barcode reader on your phone or share with your friends on Facebook.
We also offer travel insurance and in some destinations a car pick up to take you to your Amsterdam accommodation.
Choose a holiday apartment in Amsterdam Centre DamThe Centre Dam area of, also known as Dam Square, is one of the most beautiful, interesting and historic places that the city of Amsterdam has to offer. Those who are considering accommodation in the Centre Dam area will find that there are many interesting attractions, places to eat, and other interesting things to see and do.
Things to See and Do in Centre Dam
Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis): The royal palace is located right in the heart of Dam Square. This beautiful historic building was built in 1648 during the Dutch Golden Age, and it was Amsterdam's town hall between 1648 and 1655. It later became a royal home in the early 1800s. Now it is a popular attraction among tourists who go there to see a piece of the Netherlands' history.
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam: The Madame Tussauds in Dam Square attracts thousands of visitors a year. A popular attraction, Madame Tussauds has wax museums throughout the world. The museum in Centre Dam opened in 1971 and has amassed an impressive collection of wax works of historical figures and those in the media. Currently, the museum features wax work figures of Daniel Craig, Jennifer Lopez, Brad Pitt, Doutzen Kroes, Madonna, Elvis Presley, Justin Beiber, Barack Obama and Angelina Jolie.
Popular Restaurants in Dam Square
Gartine: Gartine is a restaurant located just a few minutes from the center of Dam Square. The restaurant specializes in both Dutch and French cuisine and serves a variety of dishes that would be perfect for a light lunch, including croissants, a selection of scones, scrambled eggs with toast and salmon, cheesecake, and a variety of quiches and pastries.
Haesje Claes: Haesje Claes is a restaurant that is just a few minutes away from Dam Square. It specializes in authentic Dutch cuisine and serves dishes such as muscles cooked in white wine, sauteed cod fillet with mustard sauce, sauteed salmon fillet with lobster sauce, pork fillet with pepper sauce, chicken breast with red port sauce, slow cooked sweet and sour beef served with green peas and rice, apple pie with cinnamon sauce, and a Dutch cheese selection.
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