NH Amsterdam Barbizon Palace is a sleek, modern hotel which showcases an impressive blend of traditional architecture with contemporary design. Situated opposite the central station in the oldest part of Amsterdam, the hotel occupies a row of 17th century houses, some of which are hidden behind a modern façade. Inside, the glossy, minimalistic lobby gives way to a range of elegantly furnished rooms, fitted with the latest technology. There are several eateries, including the nautically themed Café Hudson, chic Bar Bizonder, and Vermeer which serves a menu of gourmet French and Dutch food in intimate surroundings. The NH Amsterdam Barbizon Palace's conference rooms are located in a 15th century chapel while the basement is home to a health club with sauna and Turkish bath.