The Vibe: Industrial, artsy-chic.
The Area: The former NDSM shipyard, on the northern side of Amsterdam‘s IJ waterfront. A free ferry makes a relaxing trip to the Central Station.
The DNA: Crane Hotel Faralda is a unique hotel consisting of three suites in an industrial monument that was part the former NDSM shipyard. On top is an outdoor jacuzzi.
Suite-Me-Up: The bilevel suites are accessed by panorama lifts and have spectacular water and city views with amazing sunrise and sunsets as they are set at 35 to 45 metres high. Although the suites are quiet, regular festivals downstairs can cause noise.
✅ free Wi-Fi • size matters: 3 suites (38-40m2) (409-431 sq ft) • hotel opened: April 2014 • interior design: Edward van Vliet • on-site parking (charged) • no pets allowed