We know, we know: you partied too much in the festive season, and now you’re all “detox, yoga, no drinking for the month of January” etc, etc, etc. We’ve heard it all before. We applaud your new-found sense of health & fitness, but that’s no excuse for staying indoors and being boring. Therefore we present […]Read More What to do in Amsterdam in January
Hotel V is searching for a new reservations manager to replace Amanda, who has been working there for a loooong time…perhaps *too long*. Will they find a replacement before she drives the whole team mad? Help the V crew! If you know someone who would be a good fit, send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Job Description: […]Read More Hotel V: Episode 1, “Wanted: a New Amanda” (#vacature)
It’s Wednesday! Who is looking forward to the weekend? *Raises hand.* Well we are all in luck, because this weekend is chock full of things to do (Amsterdam Fringe fest, anyone?). In fact, let’s start there. The Amsterdam Fringe festival will be running in locations all over the city until the 14th of September. Not Dutch-speaking? No problem! […]Read More This weekend in Amsterdam (Sept 6 & 7, 2014)
Floating stages, open skies and beautiful music. Get ready for it, because this year’s Grachtenfestival edition will be held between August 15th and August 24th. The Grachtenfestival (‘Canal Festival’) is an annual festival of classical music held at special locations around the city centre. Over a period of ten days, the Grachtenfestival provides a stage […]Read More Classical Music and Canals….. welcome to the Amsterdam Grachtenfestival !
Gay: having or showing a merry, lively mood: gay spirits; gay music. Synonyms: cheerful, gleeful, happy, glad, cheery, light hearted, joyous, joyful, jovial; sunny, lively, vivacious, sparkling; chipper, playful. Sounds good to us! From the 26th of July till the 3rd of August it’s Amsterdam Gay Pride time again! Get ready for a full […]Read More Gay!
Hot town, summer in the city! As the temperatures reach 30 degrees centigrade these days it’s very important to stay hydrated. And oh boy, do the Dutch know how. As we all know, Heineken started here in 1864 and still is one of the world’s leading beer brands….. but when in Amsterdam nowadays, why not […]Read More Thirsty Weather in Amsterdam!
Today is a special day indeed at Hotel V Frederiksplein: Today is our 5th anniversary! Five years of guests at Frederiksplein, five years of staff members (some still here, some not), five years of eVents, and five years of loving this part of the city. We are super grateful to all of the guests that […]Read More Happy Birthday to us!
We suppose if there is one rule of thumb when it comes to restaurants, it would be: The more specialized you are, the more special you will be. With that in mind, please allow us to introduce you to Meatballs. Meatballs is a small drop-in restaurant, serving (OMG you guessed it, you’re so clever!) meatballs […]Read More New in Town: Meatballs
Are you gay? Do you like films? Do you like theater? In short: are you a gay film-loving theater-goer? If yes, than you are going to LOOOOVE Amsterdam in August. This is really your time to shine in the Big Moke. If you’re not all of the above, or not even one of the above, […]Read More What to do in Amsterdam in August
This is an actual email we recieved, with attached photo. Names, faces and um…..members have been hidden by us to protect the not-so-innocent, although I don’t know why we bothered, as he is obviously not shy. Just when you thought hotel life was boring… *** From: P** S**** [mailto:********email@example.com] Date: donderdag 26 juli […]Read More A nudist troll tries to book at Hotel V