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Brilliant marketing for budget hotel, Hans Brinker

It claims to have been ‘proudly disappointing travellers for 40 years’ — or so goes the refreshingly straight-talking marketing spew of Hans Brinker, a budget hotel in Amsterdam. We can’t recall the last time we’ve wanted so badly to stay in a terrible room with ‘levels of comfort comparable to a minumum-security prison’ and ‘doors that lock’ (phew!) so much, but we really, really do now.

Hans Brinker budget hotel in Amsterdam
Hans Brinker budget hotel in Amsterdam
Hans Brinker budget hotel in Amsterdam

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Low Lai Chow travels light and is working on exercising demons from her past. Find out more about her at lowlaichow.com.