HOUSE OF WATT AMSTERDAM IS A place for everything
Are you looking for a new, relaxed workplace where you can sit undisturbed behind your laptop, but also want to enjoy a good cup of coffee and even a local beer? Lucky you! House of Watt Amsterdam is open in the lobby of the old Casa 400 Hotel on the James Wattstraat in Amsterdam East. A new flexi work / study place where besides working you can meet up with friends and, pay attention: eat an affordable lunch. Finally!
If you don’t feel like working or studying on the vide, you can roll down to the cafe and enjoy a glass of wine or (if the sun shines) go to the terrace in front of the building. Not feeling like cooking that evening? No worries, at House of Watt Amsterdam they make a fresh dish of the day every day that you can eat on your couch in front of the television at home. On Fridays, the doors of House of Watt Amsterdam will not close at 5 PM, the fun only starts then. Enjoy a drink and a bite and celebrate the weekend. On the weekends there are countless of kids activities so parents can relax with a good cup of coffee or a drink. Enjoy such a ‘jack of all trades’ spot!
As if this is not enough, House of Watt is also a theater. During weekdays you can book the room for (work)presentations and in the weekends and evenings it’s a spot where you can enjoy movie, stand-up comedy, but also watch Ajax and the Dutch Elftal on a big screen.
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.
Let’s get social
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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Photocredits: House of Watt
DL, James Wattstraat 73Amsterdam (Amsterdam East)
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