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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam Media Press The Guardian

Eva Wiseman / 10th June 2018

"The whole city becomes the hotel, with its rooms scattered along the water."

Once home to bridge operators (now redundant due to automated systems), these structures have been adapted to create modern little retreats right on the canal.

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam bridge house Amstelschutsluis Amstel Carre Boat
Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam bridge house Amstelschutsluis Amstel Carre Boat

Eva Wiseman / 10th June 2018

"The whole city becomes the hotel, with its rooms scattered along the water."

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam bridge house Nieuwe Amstelbrug surroundings exterior cyclist Amstel river

Francesca Street / 6th July 2018

"Tiny but luxurious – they're the perfect place to while away an evening on the water."

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Venetia Rainey / Issue 118, November 2018

"It’s these quirks combined with the uniqueness of the properties, both in terms of design and location, that makes SWEETS hotel such an irresistible addition to Amsterdam’s heaving hotel scene."

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam Amstelschutsluis bedroom bed

Steve Korver / 2018

"Now 28 of them have become individually styled hotel suites, and as a group reflect the roller-coaster history of 20th-century architecture. Highly recommended."

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam bridge house Westerdoksbrug near Central Station pink interior

Lyndsey Matthews / 11th July 2018

"Who needs a hotel lobby when the city — and its canals — are right on your doorstep?"

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam North bridge house Meeuwenpleinbrug surroundings neighborhood_neighbourhood canal view

Rodney Bolt / 2018

"Views, by definition, are of the canals, and lodging in the suites provides an entrée into neighbourhoods you might not otherwise reach."

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam bridge house Meeuwenpleinbrug Amsterdam North interior canal view

Elly Parsons / 17th March 2018

"SWEETS hotel is polishing these forgotten gems, offering experience-hungry travellers a truly local, historic experience."

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam-West Bridge house Kattensloot surroundings Frederik Hendrik neighbourhood Nassaukade canal

Rodney Bolt / 14th May 2018

"Tried, tested & recommended. 9/10"

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam bridge house 211 Sluis Haveneiland IJburg bedroom, Dutch design bed by Pieke Bergmans

Laura Collins / 9th October 2018

"Dotted throughout the city, each suite is a little bit unique but each one offers the creature comforts you’d expect from a hotel."

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Photo: SWEETS hotel in De Volkskrant, Kirsten Hannema, Nieuwe Amstelbrug

De Volkskrant / 23rd February 2018

"Niemand lijkt de brugwachtershuisjes te zien. Dat is de charme van dit hotel: je kunt er, midden in de stad, ontsnappen aan de stad."

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam Petite Passport bridge house Theophile de Bockbrug

Pauline Egge / 28th February 2018

"When the bridge closes again, I see people looking at me from their bikes. Probably thinking: is she the new bridge controller?"

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam North bridge house 103. buiksloterdraaibrug interior bathroom sink

Megan McCarty / 8th November 2018

"Use SWEETS hotel as an excuse to stay in a neighborhood you otherwise wouldn’t."

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam North bridge house 101. Gerben Wagenaarbrug surroundings close up

Jamie Robinson / 9th July 2018

"Transforming bridge houses along Amsterdam’s canal network into a string of dinky hotel rooms with unparalleled waterside views."

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam Amstelschutsluis terrace

Kim de Blaauw / 5th September 2018

"Het avontuur begint al met de reis ernaartoe, want dat kan alleen per boot. Romantisch toch? En eenmaal aangekomen is één ding zeker; hier wil je nooit meer weg."

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam bridge house Kattenslootbrug interior

Paul J. DeVries / 23rd October 2018

"From the Kattenslootbrug, designed in 1950s Amsterdam School style, to the Amstelschutsluis, on a lock only accessible by boat and dating back to 1673, no two houses are the same."

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam City Centre bridge house Scharrebiersluis surroundings neighborhood neighbourhood near national maritime museum NEMO canals

Hortence Chen / 15th May 2018

"SWEETS hotel valt hoe dan ook in de categorie ’hier moet je een keer hebben geslapen’."

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam Scharrebiersluis on Travel and Leisure press media

Andrea Romano / 8th July 2018

"Amsterdam’s canals are an iconic draw for travelers. Now, there’s an even better way to get the best view, even after you turn in for the night."

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam West bridge house 301. Westerdoksbrug surroundings neighborhood neighbourhood outside view near EYE museum IJ ijlake central station front

Sharla Ault / 8th November 2018

"Canalside Openings where guests build new adventures, one sweet little house at a time."

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Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam West Kattenslootbrug interior view canal De Standaard

Elien Delaere / 19th January 2019

"Wij kunnen ons voorstellen dat menig schrijver, schilder of muzikant bergen inspiratie kan putten uit een plek als deze."

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SWEETS hotel op August&July media press

August 2018

"Het centrum is de lobby: daar ontbijt je, drink je koffie en lees je een boek op het terras. Nu nog even kiezen welk brughuisje jouw favoriet is…"

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