Expats in the Netherlands looking for furniture, bedding, decor or home improvement stores in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht or elsewhere in Holland can find options here…
BeterBed is one of the largest Dutch bed store chains in the Netherlands (nearly 100 locations including Amsterdam, Breda, Delft, Eindhoven, Groningen, The Hague, Rotterdam and Utrecht). They sell own-label basic and branded beds, mattresses equipped with the latest sleep technology features, plus pillows, comforters, covers, dressers, wardrobes and children’s bedroom furniture sets.
Bol.com is the largest online retailer in the Netherlands and sells a wide range of products including living room, bedroom and kitchen furniture, bed sheets, bath towels, cookware, dinnerware and home decor primarily in the moderate price range from Dutch and international brands such as Beddinghouse, Bella Donna, Clayre & Eef, Essenza, GerichteKeuze, Marc O’Polo, Merkloos and Riviera Maison. In addition to home delivery, you have the option of delivering your order to a nearby Albert Heijn store or UPS Desk where you can collect it.
HEMA is a popular, low-cost Dutch department store chain with over 200 stores (including Amsterdam, Amstelveen, Eindhoven, Haarlem, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht). They sell own-label bedding, bath towels, cookware, utensils and dinnerware. The online assortment also includes mattresses and home decor items not available in stores.
Home24 is a German company and one of the largest online furniture retailers in Europe. They have a dedicated Netherlands website and shipping to all locations in Holland is free. Automatic 30-day trial period. Definitely check out their extensive assortment and great prices!
JYSK is a Danish company that sells moderately-priced contemporary Scandinavian furniture, cabinets and decor for the living room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. Over 80 store locations in the Netherlands including Amsterdam, Delft, Eindhoven, Gouda, Groningen, Hilversum, The Hague, Rotterdam
Leen Bakker is a Dutch home furnishings retail chain with more than 100 store locations in the Netherlands including Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Eindhoven and Groningen. They have a wide assortment and prices are generally in the low-moderate range. Their offering includes large pieces such as sofas, dining tables, beds and wall units, down to candles, frames, coat hooks and desk lamps. The online shop has additional items not sold in stores.
Riviera Maison is a Dutch home furnishings brand that has become international. In the Netherlands, they have stores in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Maastricht, Arnhem and several other cities. They offer a wide range of furniture, bedding and decor products. You can find the entire assortment of Riviera Maison at Wehkamp.
Swiss Sense is a Netherlands chain of bed and mattress stores with stores in most all major cities including Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Eindhoven and Groningen. The online shop offers the complete Swiss Sense assortment which includes beds, mattresses, boxsprings, bed bottoms, mattress toppers, comforters and bed linens.
Wehkamp is one of the largest online retailers in the Netherlands. They offer a wide selection of furnishings and home decor (including couches, chairs, tables, beds, linens, curtains, area rugs, door mats, bookcases, decorative baskets) as well as garden furniture. In addition to their own label, they sell large collections from many Dutch home brands including BePureHome, Bloomingville, Dutchbone, Essenza, Woood and Zuiver.
WoonOnline is the webshop of Dutch home store Woon (located in Alkmaar, North Holland). They offer a wide selection of furniture (sofas, chairs, coffee tables, dining tables, beds, dressers), wall units, cabinets, lamps, area rugs and various decor items. Their brand assortment includes popular Dutch labels like Zuiver, BePureHome, Woood, Dutchbone and HKliving. Delivery options are ‘Basic’ (free) and ‘Premium’ (with in-home set up/installation). Sharp prices!
DUTCH HOME FURNISHINGS TERMINOLOGY
The following is a list of common home decor and furniture items sold by the retailers above. They are listed in alphabetical order by the English term along with the Dutch word for the item…
- area rug = vloerkleding
- basket = mand
- blinds = zonwering
- bookcase = boekenkast
- cabinet = kast
- candle holders = kandelaars
- chair = stoel
- comforter = dekbed
- curtains = gordelijnen
- desk = bureau
- dresser = dressoir
- entertainment center = TV-meubel
- foot stool = poef
- frame = fotolijst
- hat rack = kapstock
- home decor = woonaccessories
- lighting = verlichting
- magazine rack = tijdschriftenrek
- mirror = spiegel
- ottoman = hocker
- shelving = wandrekken
- sofa = bank
- storage box = opbergbox
- table = tafel
- wall artwork = wanddecoratie
- wardrobe = kledingkast