Today before my shift I met up with V crew member Emma to check out the new pop-up shop on the Albert Cuypstraat: US-import coffee roasters Stumptown Coffee. Stumptown is officially here in Amsterdam for just a few months, but something tells me we’ll be seeing them for longer than that. As for our opinion: […]Read More Stumptown Coffee
So this weekend (9 May) is Moederdag! What are you doing for your mother? If she’s a hip and happening Mama, then Hotel V recommends any of the following specials brought to you by our lovely friends at IQ Creative: Sommelier flight met 3 bijpassende fingerfood items € 22,50 p.p. (op moederdag € 18,00) Vyne […]Read More V says be good to your mama! (Nederlands)
There is a LOT going on in Amsterdam this week, and many of those things are FESTIVALS, so I’ll just dive right in! Wednesday is Bevrijdingsdag so prepare for some action all over town with the Bevrijdingsfestival! Just check out that lineup! Something for everyone (I’m going to try and catch Junkie XL!) If you […]Read More Holy Busy Week, Batman!
Phone call from a Spanish travel agent: Spanish Travel Agent: “Hello, we would like to reserve a room for 2 guests.” Me: “Of course, when would they like to come?” STA: “On the xth of xth, a Large room please, with a canal view.” Me: “OK, we do have room then, but I’m afraid we […]Read More So…I don’t get it….?
If there is anything that Amsterdammers crave right now, it is an end to the chill of winter and to welcome the sun and heat and good times again. Sun, heat and good times like you would find in….oh I dunno, CUBA maybe? Just ask one of the Hotel V bosses who couldn’t wait that […]Read More A Little Slice of Cuba in the Dam
We just received our shipment of the new book that has just been released: Hot Drop Spots: The Place to Pee Amsterdam and we couldn’t be more pleased with it! This is a little known fact, but I have a fascination with bathrooms. It’s an unexpected place to find great design, and every time I […]Read More Hot Drop Spots: The Place to Pee
Here at Hotel V, we don’t just follow the trend, we MAKE the trend. Last night, in response to the volcanic ash from Iceland that disrupted THE WORLD’S FLIGHTS, we put out some Twitter announcements that we were giving away free rooms to passengers stranded by the ash cloud. See: And just look what we […]Read More Whomp there it is!
This May (26 through 29) at the Melkweg Amsterdam is welcoming the Off-Centre Festival, a festival showcasing electronic music and media arts. In addition to the techno, electronic, and experimental music, they will also be showing a few documentaries, including ‘Heima‘ the documentary that followed the Icelandic band Sigur Ros as they returned home after […]Read More Off Centre Festival at the Melkweg this May