Lloyd Hotel – Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands, From £67


LLOYD is an iconic building located on the IJ river in Amsterdam. It has been transformed into a hotel, venue and restaurant that never sleeps. The 117 spacious hotel rooms are all uniquely designed in a transformed historic building. Amsterdam Central Station is 10 minutes by tram. Bimhuis concert hall is a 15-minute walk away and the Lloyd Hotel is 1,000 yards from Pakhuis de Zwijger.

What makes this Kobu?

What makes this Kobu?

Surprise Surprise

This iconic building houses rooms in all shapes and sizes, and literally every room is unique. When you make a reservation, the room type is your choice, but the exact room you will be allocated to is a surprise. Each room has been individually designed in a different design concept but local and iconic artists. Prepare to be blown away.

The History

Architect Evert Breman designed this eclectic building, in which all kinds of architectural styles are mixed. The symmetrical building served primarily as a hotel for emigrants. Large groups of (Eastern) Europeans departed from the Royal Lloyd Hotel onwards to South America. When, in 1935, the Royal Lloyd went bankrupt, the building was taken into use by the Municipality of Amsterdam. After this, the building’s story becomes a little more interesting, once a shelter for refugees, a German prison, house of detention (for adults and later also for minors) and in the 90's, squat used as artists studio’s.

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