December 17th, 2012
It’s the end of the year and that means: list-making. This week you will find all kind of lists here on Petite Passport. Starting with the most popular (which means: most viewed by the reader of Petite Passport) hotels. Congratulations to all those risk-taken hotel-owners who opened a new hotel last year. And two ‘older’ hotels who are still popular.
1. Maison Rika Amsterdam
Only two, beautiful designed by Ulrika Lundgren of fashion label Rika, rooms in the center of Amsterdam. Read more…
August 6th, 2012
Most striking feature:
It’s not even finished yet, but I was lucky to get a sneak peek into the new hotel at Cafe Modern in Amsterdam-Noord. You will find four rooms and a big loft in this former bank building on the other side of the river IJ. Only two are ready to sleep in, well: they just received their first guests. And the rooms are named after them (so I can tell you designer duo Kiki & Joost slept in the first one, Herman Brusselmans in the other). People with taste. Who can feel the love of the owner who collected the interior step by step in comparison to big hotel chains where every room looks the same – and there’s no room for personal fun. Like part of the lyrics of ’99 problems’ of Jay-z on Read more…