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Toren Overhoeks Amsterdam North: 24h hotspot finally open!

12 August 2013

Toren Overhoeks Amsterdam Noord garden and bar now open!

Finally!! Toren Overhoeks Amsterdam opened the doors for the bar with garden right on the banks of the IJ. This project of ID&T founder Duncan Stutterheim will be epic! There’s so much talking about it already… The former Shell toren ‘Overhoeks’ will become a new 24h club, a restaurant, a home and offices for creatives. At Toren Overhoeks Amsterdam the agenda will be very divers! From jam sessions to workshops and markets. And not to forget about the great parties with the best DJ’s. De Toren Overhoeks Amsterdam is legendary already for being one of the biggest new creative initiatives in Amsterdam. Last weekend I went to check it out and had a few drinks in the garden. You can sit at one of the picnic tables or wooden couches to chill and relax while enjoying a drink. The crowd at De Toren Overhoeks Amsterdam is a fun mix of tourists thet went to the EYE, hipsters and yuppies. Are you a creative yourself? Go check it out and see if you can contribute something to De Toren Overhoeks Amsterdam! I LOVE the vibe there… it’s nonchalant and I would name it typically Amsterdam North style :-).

Toren Overhoeks Amsterdam Noord

Address: Overhoeksplein 1, Amsterdam
Neighbourhood: Amsterdam North
Website: only Facebook 
Price level: moderate
Perfect for: a workspace if you’re working freelance, for drinks with friends. And most of all: CREATIVITY!

Tip: go by bike to Amsterdam North with the ferry. I made a bike tour to visit all the hotspots in Amsterdam North :-).  Click here for the route!
PS: more hotspots are in the Amsterdam Little Black Book. A city guide to Amsterdam with the best restaurants, shops and things to do. Always new addresses coming up so check out your online Little Black Book daily for the latest hotspots in town!

Amsterdam Bucketlist
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
FAVOURITE MUSEUMS:
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
SEASONAL:
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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Anne de Buck