art’otel amsterdam opens its historic doors to art and culture aficionados

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    art’otel amsterdam, the city’s newest luxury hotel fusing contemporary style with innovative art and design, has opened to guests. Housed within the former iconic headquarters of Dutch shipping line the Koninkijke Hollandsche Lloyd, art’otel amsterdam demonstrate a bold meeting of charming, historical architecture with a dramatic, daringly modern interior offering minimalist style with modern-day twists and a sense of open space. Art in all its forms is central to the art’otel concept with each art’otel paying homage to a selected signature artist infusing their vision and style into every inch of the hotel. art’otel amsterdam bears the signature of contemporary Dutch artist Atelier Van Lieshout, one of the country’s top 5 most recognised creatives, and showcases a unique collection of the artist’s pieces, all inspired by the theme of the Course of Life.

    Neighbouring the hotel is 5&33; an exciting new dining and cultural venue incorporating an all-day and late-night kitchen, cocktail bar, library, lounge and multi-functional, public gallery. Pitching itself as a new playground for culture vultures in Amsterdam, 5&33 will host a vibrant social and cultural calendar of happenings throughout the year, from exhibitions to pop-up artist residencies and live music performances. Dominating 5&33 is Europe’s largest, permanent, interactive art installations.

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    Daniel Fountain / 05.11.2013

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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