Stumptown Coffee

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: […]

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Holy Busy Week, Batman!

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 […]

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So…I don’t get it….?

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 […]

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Hot Drop Spots: The Place to Pee

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 […]

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Whomp there it is!

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 […]

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