ANON. Victoria Hotel, Amsterdam.
Original hotel luggage label, c.1950. 95 x 95 mm.
The Victoria Hotel is a major hotel in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is located on the corner of the Damrak and Prins Hendrikkade, close to Amsterdam Centraal station. The Victoria Hotel is one of the oldest and most iconic hotels in The Netherlands.
The hotel opened on 19 August 1890 and was designed by J.F. Henkenhaf. It was the first hotel in the country to have electric lighting. During the years it has attracted well-known clientele, including Billy Graham, Louis Armstrong, Zarah Leander, Fats Domino, Glenda Jackson and more recently Katy Perry, Anastacia, Marilyn Manson and Iron Maiden.