fc hyena amsterdam takes your movie night to a higher level!
A reconstruction of your typical movie night: you’re going to the movies with your date or friend. You meet up at the entrance, buy tickets at the counter, get some popcorn and search for your seat number. You watch the movie and afterwards you throw the empty popcorn bucket in the trash bin. You say goodbye to your friend and go your own way. Because let’s face it, in most cinemas a cozy setting for a proper aftertalk is missing. And that’s what the initiators behind FC Hyena also thought. So they decided to fill the gap. FC Hyena Amsterdam is going to take your classic movie night out to a higher level!
Founders Lot and Joris always wanted to start a movie theatre. When the M-Lab in North, next to Hotel de Goudfazant and Hangar, closed down they immediately saw the opportunity. They transformed this former theatre into FC Hyena: a movie theatre with two cinemas. One with 100 seats, one with 50 seats. Including a twist: you don’t see chairs here, but selfmade benches with room for 15 people. How cool!
The men behind Hotel de Goudfazant are responsible for the drinks and foods. And that means it’s good ;-) They want to create the perfect setting for discussing the film you just watched. Therefor you can choose from an extensive wine menu and different bites. Like tacos, grilled oysters and patties from the wood oven. And even more surprising; the large movie room includes a bar! Before and after the movie you can order your drinks here. Sounds good right?
And about the movies, they promise to be as good as the food! The movies will be a mix of art house and popular movies. Actually just everything that the founders like :-) FC Hyena Amsterdam is already open, so you can check it out! The address of FC Hyena is Aambeeldstraat 24! Enjoy!
THINGS TO DO:
⋙ Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
⋙ A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
⋙ The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ MOCO Museum for street art
⋙ Photography museum FOAM
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
⋙ Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ Red Light District tour
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
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Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
☾ Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
☾ The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
☾ Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
☾ CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
☾ Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
VERY VERY NICE // €€
☾ Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
☾ Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
☾ Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
☾ Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
☾ INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
☾ The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
☾ Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
☾ Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
☾ QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
☾ Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.
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I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.
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