V Dreams of a Better World

For a long time now, Hotel V has been dreaming of a better future for Amsterdam.  Exactly a year ago today, the organisers at Strawberry Earth helped us move one step closer to this dream by holding the Strawberry Earth Hotel Crash at our hotel.  It was a party the likes of which had never […]

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2010 End of Year Wrap-Up

Well, it’s the last couple of hours to 2010.  We’re munching on oliebollen and listening to the fireworks burst outside on the streets, and doesn’t that always make one both nostalgic and hopeful, weighing recent accomplishments against goals for the future. In the spirit of mulling over achievements (and patting our own backs), here is […]

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Erwin Olaf’s Black Tea Party

This weekend is a very special weekend in Amsterdam.  There is a lot going on- from private parties with big-name guests to open ateliers around town. A very special party that Hotel V is proud to be a supporter of, is the Black Tea Party hosted by the famed Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf. This party, […]

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Barça Amsterdam, Heinekenplein

Earlier this week, the V crew was invited by neighborhood bar Barça to come and sample their wares.  Hotel V is no stranger to Barça – several of the staff go there regularly, and one night a V-crew outing spilled over into Barça from a nearby restaurant and a merry drunken time was had by […]

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Simpel aint so Simple

Had dinner with the missus for restaurant week. €25 euro for a 5 course meal, we didnt know so we got lucky. Simpel has been around for a good 6 years now, frequented by locals and more and more tourists so it seems. Yesterday was the testcase as we sent 2 of our guests to […]

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Book giveaway!

You love Amsterdam. I love Amsterdam. We all love Amsterdam. Hotel V loves to share our love with Amsterdam by making sure our guests get to see the side of Amsterdam that we love- far away from Madam Tussaud’s wax museum or the Bulldog coffeeshops. So we are extremely pleased to annouce that The American […]

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Books! With pictures!

Take a look at some of the fantastic books that our friends over at the American Book Center donated to Hotel V guests:   Some of the titles: Irving Penn: Small Trades Marcel Wanders: Behind the Ceilings Henk Schiffmacher: Encyclopedia of the Art and History of Tattooing Obey: Supply & Demand: The Art of Shepard […]

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