Strange Hotels in Amsterdam
One of Europe’s liveliest cities, Amsterdam is a place where tolerance and liberal attitudes are embraced by all. Overflowing with subcultures and creative types, visitors are also drawn to the city with the promise of great nightlife, interesting cafes and picturesque canals. The Dutch capital’s fondness for the unusual and the original is also a theme in many of its excellent hotels. Here are ten of the most inspiring, quirky and cool hotels in Amsterdam…
CitizenM Amsterdam – fun, funky and full of colour
Recently voted the trendiest hotel in the world, CitizenM offers contemporary luxury at surprisingly affordable prices. The hotel’s award winning design combines clean modern decor with functional space and innovative technology. All of the 215 rooms feature LCD TVs, a power rain shower, climate control and a king-size bed adorned with Frette linen. Gadget fans will love the touch screen ‘MoodPad’ which allows you to control the television, window blinds, coloured mood lighting and even call a member of staff.
- Prices from €69 a night
Hotel Arena – a mix of nostalgia and modern
This is a popular cool hotel in Amsterdam with an intriguing past – Hotel Arena once housed orphans, elderly adults and young hostellers. Now respectfully renovated by a group of acclaimed designers the end result is a unique combination of contemporary dutch design and historical character features. Light wooden floors, high ceilings, white washed walls and a clever use of space are the hallmark of every room. The glossy bathrooms are no less unique with open showers and larger than average bathtubs.
- Prices from €76 a night.
Faralda Crane Hotel – for a taste of the high life
A hotel that has to be seen to be believed! Set in a former 50 metres high harbour crane in the NDSM shipyard (which is easy to reach by ferry from Central Station) it features designer suites and impeccable views of the IJ river. There are three modern suites on offer each with their own theme – The Mystic Suite, Free Spirit Suite and the Secret Suite. All the unique suites are furnished with a king-size coco-mat mattress, private bathroom, a flat-screen TV and a seating area and even a jacuzzi which rests in the crane’s boom which allows guests to relax in the open air.
Hotel V Frederiksplein – hip retro cool
Handily located within touching distance of the fashionable pijp district and Heineken Brewery, the achingly trendy Hotel V caters to an individual crowd. The V concept combines unique design with a welcoming atmosphere and exceptional customer service. Each room is luxuriously designed to a boutique standard and the newly renovated lobby has an exclusive club lounge feel. Here you will find soulful music, a roaring fire and inviting leather sofas you can slouch around in. This hotel is perfect for a non-traditional, yet unpretentious experience.
Where is the hotel pulitzer amsterdam?
Hotel Pulitzer, Amsterdam is in the Netherlands. Its right by canals, and a block of luxurious canal houses. The address of Hotel Pulitzer, Amsterdam is Prinsengracht 315, 1016 GZ Amsterdam, Netherlands.