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A real bright spark

For decades, the area that Ruby Emma calls home was the powerhouse of Amsterdam, providing gas to heat the city's cooking stoves and coffee pots.


These days, the Amstelkwartier is a more idyllic spot, but the focus on energy remains. Inspired by the sailors who harness the wind on the Amstel's tight turns, Emma’s all about using the power of nature.


Come on in and take a look around…

at emma

Ruby Emma is cashless

Say goodbye to rummaging for change and counting out coppers – just tap your card for cocktails, coffees and tasty Italian-inspired snacks at our energetic bar.

Save water, drink cocktails

Help us save water by swapping your daily room clean for a freshen up every three days and have a drink on us. Just ask a host.

Check-in & check-out

Check-in is from 3pm. If you arrive early, we're happy to look after your bags. Check-out is at 11am. Just drop your key card at the bar and we'll email your invoice.

Lean Luxury

So you can enjoy a stylish, city-centre stay for less, we've scrapped needless extras like room service, and focused on the things that really matter.

Relax at our cosy bar

From hand-wound gadgets to pedal-powered gismos, our bar is abuzz with alternative energy – take our signature cocktails for a spin, try the local tipple, or catch a live gig.

Galley for all your needs

You'll find free tea and an iron on floors 2-6, plus a Maxi Bar selling everything from drinks and snacks to umbrellas and toothbrushes.

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    Ruby Luuk overlooking the skyline

    Right on-site at Ruby Emma, our bright, modern workspace is just a lift ride from your room. There, you'll find hot desks, co-working tables and meeting rooms with all mod cons and with a spectacular view of the city. Drop in with a discounted day pass, exclusively for hotel guests.


    Get your day pass

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Enjoy our breakfast

Our tasty, locally sourced breakfast buffet is served in the bar every morning, along with bottomless barista coffee or organic tea. Tuck in to fresh fruit and superfood cereals, along with wholegrain bread and a delicious selection of meats and cheeses. To start your day the Amsterdam way, try our local favourite: Ossenworst. This spiced, smoked beef sausage is best served with bread and lashings of mustard – delicious.


Didn't book breakfast? No problem. We'd still love to see you there. It's €24, which we'll charge to your card.

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Take a look around

Discover all the Lean Luxury features in your room.

  • A powerful rainfall shower to help you wake up or wind down
  • Aromatherapy Ruby Care products packed with soothing essential oils
  • Dimmable lights for every mood
  • An extra-large pocket-spring bed with luxury linen and oversize duvets
  • Blackout curtains and top-notch soundproofing for some serious snoozing
  • A Marshall amp, so you can plug in your playlist or stream Ruby Radio

Our location

Ruby Emma's a 15-minute Metro ride from Amsterdam Centraal and half an hour from the airport, in the idyllic, riverside Amstelkwartier. The nearest station is Spaklerweg.


Amstelvlietstraat 4
1096 GG Amsterdam


+31 20 24572 80
emma@ruby-hotels.com

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