Classical Music and Canals….. welcome to the Amsterdam Grachtenfestival !

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 […]

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Gay!

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 […]

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Thirsty Weather in Amsterdam!

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 […]

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Happy Birthday to us!

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 […]

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New in Town: Meatballs

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 […]

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