illegal hotel

Amsterdam city center
Aug 9 '18 08:38

An illegal hotel was closed down for three months in Amsterdam's West-Indischebuurt earlier this week. The hotel was discovered during extra checks the city is doing this week and next, Het Parool reports.

The illegal hotel was closed due to fire hazards, according to the newspaper. The apartment offered six rooms to rent under names like the Harry Potter Room and the Van Gogh room. Eleven people were staying in the apartment. The illegal hotel was boarded up and the owner and tenant of the apartment were each fined 20,500 euros.

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Jul 17 '15 13:47

The municipality of Amsterdam launched a hotline on Thursday where residents can report complaints of illegal hotels in the city. Enforcers will respond directly to complaints about serious disturbances.

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