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Our history

Once upon a time, back in the early 1900’s, the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal was the news street of Amsterdam. Newspaper offices and printing houses dotted the map around here. It was a vibrant and bustling area where stories were being chased, written and printed. In fact, INK Hotel Amsterdam’s own building used to be the home of the roman-catholic newspaper De Tijd (The Times) right up until 1974. Both the offices and the printing house were located right here in this spot. With a history like that, it’s no surprise that we’re all about time and telling stories. It’s in our DNA.

Traces of our history can be found all over the hotel. The personalized suites contain original and antique objects, like typewriters and photo cameras. On the walls of the Library Lounge you can find the original blueprints of De Tijd originating from 1904. A special feature is our ‘soft atlas’ of Amsterdam which is featured on the walls of our rooms. These chalk-like drawings are designed by Jan Rothuizen and tell the story of Amsterdam in a funny and recognizable way. In addition, a great deal of attention is paid to applicable details, such as an hourglass which refers back to the themes ‘Stories, Ink & time´. Many more details can be found throughout our building. We are happy to tell you all about them.


Press publications  



Afbeeldingsresultaat voor talkies magazine      Gerelateerde afbeeldingGerelateerde afbeelding

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor wallpaper magazine        Afbeeldingsresultaat voor your little black book       Afbeeldingsresultaat voor metro magazine netherlands       Afbeeldingsresultaat voor jan magazine logo

 Afbeeldingsresultaat voor linda magazine logo              Afbeeldingsresultaat voor the telegraph logoGerelateerde afbeelding            Afbeeldingsresultaat voor het paroolAfbeeldingsresultaat voor national geographic traveler



Award recognitions

Awards 2019

Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards ‘Top 25 Most romantic hotels of the Netherlands’

Travel and Hospitality Awards Luxury Hotel of the Year of the Netherlands’

Awards 2018

Luxury Restaurant Awards ‘Best Cocktail Menu 2018 – Continent winner’ 

Luxury Restaurant Awards ‘Luxury Boutique Hotel Restaurant 2018 – Regional Winner’

Luxury Restaurant Awards ‘Luxury Interior Design/Architecture 2018 – Regional Winner’

Luxury Travel Guide Awards ‘Unique Luxury Hotel of the Year 2018’

Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards ’Top 25 hotels of the Netherlands’ & ‘Most romantic hotels of the Netherlands’

Hotel of the Year award ‘Best 4****star Luxury City Hotel Worldwide 2018’ & ‘#25 of top 100 Hotels Worldwide’

Awards 2017

Travel & Hospitality Awards  ‘Luxury Hotel of the Year 2017’

Tripadvisor Travelers Choice Awards  ‘Top 25 Hotels in the Netherlands’

Tripadvisor Travelers Choice Awards ‘Most romantic hotels of the Netherlands’ 

AccorHotels Bernache Award 2017  ‘Best management team within AccorHotels’

National Geographic Luxury Collection Present in the luxury collection travel guide’

Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2018 ‘Unique Luxury Hotel of the Year The Netherlands’

World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017 ‘Luxury Boutique Hotel of The Netherlands’

World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017 ‘Luxury Design Hotel of  The Netherlands’

Awards 2016

World Luxury Hotel Awards 2016 ‘Luxury Design Hotel – The Netherlands’

Dutch Hotel Awards 2016 ‘Best Management Team The Netherlands’ ‘Reaching an outstanding score of 9 out of 10’ 

Luxury Travel Guide Awards ‘Historic Luxury Hotel of the Year – The Netherlands’

Awards 2015

The Hospitality Style Awards 2015  ‘Architectural Hotel & Spa – Global winner’

European Design Hotel Awards ‘Best Lobby, Lounge and Public Areas’

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