Business & Pleasure AWAY Spa, W Hotel

In Amsterdam on business? Book this spa for post meeting relaxation.

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If you have an upcoming business trip to Amsterdam, make sure you leave enough time to visit AWAY spa, located at the W hotel. Trying to decide between a museum or this spa, we will happily make the choice for you— go get your robe on and hit AWAY spa. This place is unlike anything we have ever seen.

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If you can schedule it, we recommend going to AWAY spa before having drinks at the gorgeous restaurant/bar, The DUCHESS, upstairs. Now, a little more about it. If you’re a business and pleasure reader, we know you like a good spa. This one has become an all-time favorite for many reasons. 


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Located in the bottom of the W hotel, this spa is in the historic bank building, which was built between 1906-1908 and housed KAS bank for 99 years. This side of the property has a very exclusive feel with bespoke venues. The exchange across the street which is also apart of the W hotel was designed to bring the people of Amsterdam together. The roof top bar is worth a drink to take in the view and a dip in the summer.

AWAY spa features include a cold plunge pool, hot tub, shaved ice, sauna, steam room, pool with music underwater, a larger hot tub, and table service. 


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Beyond the design, what was truly unique about this spa was how the atmosphere transformed during our stay. Unlink other spas, the music is not your typical enya-esque spa tones, but rather down-tempo, r&b/hip hop. As the music changes, people congregate near the pool and sip champagne. The social vibe begins to pick up and it makes you stop and wonder...did I just get into the coolest venue in Amsterdam? 

A special thanks to the amazing staff at AWAY spa who not only took incredible care of us, but had a true love for the property/space, which of all the guests took notice of.