Gay place to stay with MisterBnB

Gay place to stay with MisterBnB

Since this year the gay version of AirBnB, called MisterBnB, is available in Amsterdam. With already 149 listings (2016: 193 listings), mostly in the city centre of Amsterdam, MisterBnB offers an alternative to the regular hotels and it’s big brother AirBnB. Its’ unique selling point: al hosts are gay or gay friendly. Its’ weak points: it seems to be men only and the name. Founded in 2013 by the people behind gay travel sites mygaytrip.com…

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Golden Bear Hotel no longer gay

Golden Bear Hotel no longer gay

The Golden Bear Hotel in Kerkstraat in Amsterdam was always one of the gay household names in gay Amsterdam. But this no longer appears to be the case. The website changed, and the name has become ‘Quentin Golden Bear Hotel’. And on the website not a single word about targeting a gay clientele. In various comments on e.g. TripAdvisor we found this hotel no longer is explicitly catering for gay clients – so GayLinc will…

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Social traveling in Amsterdam: new rules and freedoms

Social traveling in Amsterdam: new rules and freedoms

Amsterdam has launched a new policy, which combines strict control on illegal hotels and freedom for regular citizens to rent out sleeping places on social traveling sites like Airbnb ,Wimdu and Booking.com.Offering your house on these sites is allowed, as long as you will house no more than four guests at one time. An annoying rule for groups of people traveling, like families with kids, who will quickly pass this limit and can’t use social…

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AirBnB vs Amsterdam – an epic battle?

AirBnB vs Amsterdam – an epic battle?

Amsterdam is a popular place to visit and AirBnB is a popular website to find a place to stay with locals is AirBnB. You would think these two are a marriage made in heaven and until recently this was the case. Amsterdam is one of the most popular destinations on AirBnB with offers ranging from rooms in beautiful canal houses or quirky canal boats. But all is not well in this happy marriage. The local…

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A city within a city – Hôtel Droog

A city within a city – Hôtel Droog

Droog is a Dutch design group, known for it’s quirky, innovative, off-the-wall design of about …. anything. They had their own shop in a charming little street in one of the oldest parts of the city. Now they have branched out and transformed into an all in one design centre with fashion, beauty products, food and one bedroom. You can live the Droog life 24 hours a day!

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Staying in Amsterdam

Staying in Amsterdam

The general options Amsterdam has a large number of hotels ranging from decent zero star hotels to oppulent 5+ star hotels. We give you a selection of them here. The newest trends in the hospitality industry in Amsterdam are on the one hand Bed & Breakfast and on the other hand apartments. As this sector develops and expands and we will keep adding new adresses. Amsterdam also has a couple of campsites within its city…

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New events in Eden Manor Hotel

New events in Eden Manor Hotel

Being a tourist seems to imply that you would see the centre of a city only. However, why not take a small detour and go to Amsterdam Oost (East)? Best way is to take tram 9 and exit near Oosterpark. This part of Amsterdam offers an excellent market (fruit, vegetables, fish), a park used by locals and nice small restaurants. And one of our favourites: Elkaar (Alexanderplein). And as of May 25th the Eden Manor…

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