Tag: Netherlands

Hold the Fort

All Along the Watchtower Hotels

The thing about forts and watchtowers is that they typically stand guard on some pretty choice locations. That doesn’t change when they’re converted into hotels.

Carpe Diem

Amsterdam’s Hotels Won’t Waste Your Time

Never bland. Never boring. Never a dull moment at Amsterdam’s best boutique hotels. Life is short, and these places won’t waste a minute of it.

Holy War

Sacred Meets Profane at Kruisherenhotel

A 15th-century Dutch monastery has been infiltrated by modernity: bursting with quirk, bordering on sacrilegious. But the old building has the ultimate defense. Should the government decide, every contemporary flourish in the hotel must be broken down and disappeared in just 90 days.

Northern Slight

A Sampler of Small Hotels in Northwest Europe

It’s no slight to call these hotels slight. Because of their modest size, they’re particularly well-suited to address guest concerns about COVID-19.

Strange Currencies

Gothic Hotels (and Songs by R.E.M., Part 2)

It’s Halloween, so we’re taking a look at hotels with Gothic architecture, a style synonymous with the mysterious and macabre. Why did we also include songs by R.E.M.? The answer may shock you.

Houses of the Holy

14 Hotels Made From Old Monasteries

Sometimes you need a little rest and reflection. Sometimes you need a little spirited self-indulgence. These monastery hotels are for when you need quite a bit of both.