bank-entranceOn the  6th of  October, the  official opening took place of SOFA, the second building of W Amsterdam. With the transformation of the former KAS Bank Building, located across from the former National Office for Money and Telephony (Exchange), W Amsterdam is finally complete.

The BANK building has 66 stylish and innovative rooms, including 184 m2 of component E WOW Suite overlooking the canals. The impressive AWAY Spa is located behind the 4000kg weighing original vault doors of the former KAS Bank. The Butcher restaurant, known for their  quality burgers, also opened it’s doors in the BANK building. While you await your SPA treatment in AWAY SPA, you can  “Detox, Retox and Repeat” yourself at the X bar. Perfect for if you are on your way to the FIT gym in building.  Also BANK houses the BANK X concept store, which offers a platform of 700 m2 for Dutch artists and designers in the field of fashion, art and photography. In addition, it houses the restaurant building BANK THE DUCHESS, a distinguished and stylish restaurant inspired by the Belle Époque.


away-spa-poolAWAY Spa

The black and gold theme is reflected in the AWAY Spa, located in the basement of the building which used to house the  vaults. AWAY Spa offers international and local guests customized treatments for body and mind. The spa features seven treatment rooms, a sauna, steam room, hot tub, plunge pool and relaxation area. The black walls with gold accents provide the ultimate backdrop for exclusive treatments such as the Diamonds Do not Lie Facial “with the acclaimed Gemology products that prevent aging through pure diamond powder.



W Amsterdam

W Amsterdam brings the cosmopolitan feel of New York to the Dutch capital and demonstrates “what new and next ‘in the field of fashion, design and entertainment. It is located behind the Royal Palace and is distributed throughout the former PTT office (Exchange) and the historic KAS Bank building (SOFA). The total of 238 rooms and suites are characterized by modern design, interspersed with historical details and a nod to Amsterdam landmarks. On the top floor of the Exchange building is restaurant MR. PORTER established, as well as the iconic rooftop bar W Lounge, which offers a 360-degree view of Amsterdam and the WET Deck. The BANK building can be obtained from THE DUCHESS, a distinguished and stylish restaurant inspired by the Belle Époque. With retail concept X BANK W Amsterdam offers a platform for Dutch artists and designers in the field of art, fashion and photography. In addition, also The Butcher, X bar, AWAY Spa and FIT located in this building. All guests of W Amsterdam can enjoy the renowned Whatever / Whenever® service where the W Insider guests with whatever they want, whenever they want, as long as it is legal. Rooms at W Amsterdam are available from € 350, – per night. For more information, go to