Tips by Arjen, owner of Vondel Hotels
Arjen van den Hof is a true local. As the owner of Vondel Hotels and resident of Amsterdam,
he knows the city at its best! Every month he personally collects tips to make your stay in Amsterdam even better!
1. Houseboat Museum
This museum gives you the unique opportunity to experience what life is like living on a houseboat in an Amsterdam canal.
Where? Prinsengracht 296K
More info? houseboatmuseum.nl
Rent a bike with us and explore the city like a local.
3. OESTERS & BUBBELS
Remise47 organizes every Friday this summer event where you can enjoy fresh oysters and boozy bubbles. Enjoy the weekend vibes on their sunny terrace!
Where? Bellamyplein 47
More info? remise47.com
4. Bucket aan 't IJ
Let's cheers with beers! This bucket with 4 Oedipus beers and delicious bites is perfect for a get together. Not a beer lover? Replace the beers for a bottle of wine.
Where? Café Pontsteiger, Pontsteiger 343
More info? cafepontsteiger.com
5. The Posthumuswinkel
Original specialty store where you can find a beautiful collection of stamps, stationery, feather crown pens and inks.
Where? Sint Luciensteeg 25
More info? posthumuswinkel.nl
6. The Smallest House
This tea ceramics boutique is with its 2 meters wide and 5 meters deep the smallest self-contained house in the capital.
Where? Oude Hoogstraat 22
More info? hetkleinstehuis.nl
7. Gable Stones
Before street numbering, painted, carved stones were set in the gable end of buildings to indicate the business or individual living there.
More info? gevelstenenvanamsterdam.nl
8. West Beach Filmfestival
This open film festival screens a wide range of both classic and recent films. The festival has free admission and can be visited from 12 - 22 of September.
Where? Noordzijde 41
More info? iamsterdam.com