Feb 2, 2017

World’s First Gaming Hotel in Amsterdam To Reopen In May 2017

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If I dare show this to my nephews, we will never see them again.

When the Arcade Hotel Amsterdam opened last year, owner Daniel Salmanovich couldn’t help but smile when his hotel had people wanting what is known as the world’s first gaming hotel. It has its doors closed now until it will reopen in May for a much bigger expansion.

Currently, it has nine rooms that, as Travel Daily News puts it, “an exquisite offer of cult consoles, console games and retro gaming facilities in the lobby — traveling gamers could hardly believe their eyes.” To further boost the hotel’s features and offers, the management has decided to renovate the hotel together with creating more rooms which bring it to 43.

It will take them €800,000 to have it realized when they would be including game rooms with virtual reality gadgets and the newest consoles and gaming PCs. Lonely Planet noted that “that’s on top of the current crop of gaming machines on offer including Ataris, Nintendo Entertainment Systems, Gameboys, PlayStations, Game Cubes, Super Nintendos, N64s, and Xboxes.”

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