DanZep hotels B.V., Master Franchise Holder of easyHotel Benelux, is renamed in Xcentric Hotels B.V.

‘’Two hotel openings in 2018; Scheveningen and Maastricht

Amsterdam, 22 March 2018 – From March this year, easyHotel Benelux will be connected to the new Xcentric Hotels B.V. as Master Franchise Holder. The former Danzep Hotels B.V. gives shape to future growth and developments, both in the hotel industry as with other projects. For the coming year, Xcentric Hotels B.V. announces the openings of easyHotel The Hague Scheveningen Beach and easyHotel Maastricht.

Name change Danzep

Master Franchise Holder of easyHotel in the Benelux, DanZep Hotels B.V., changes its name to Xcentric Hotels B.V. In addition to the current easyHotel brand, also other projects will be carried out by Xcentric Hotels B.V. in the future. Xcentric Hotels B.V. stands for the following principles:


Hosting is in our DNA. Everything we think and do is focused on realizing an unforgettable guest experience.


Fresh perspectives and new opportunities make our hearts beat faster. Being pro-active and progressive, we always opt for groundbreaking solutions.


We have our very own style. We question the ordinary and go for the extraordinary. That is what distinguishes us.

Lucas Drewes, CEO of Xcentric Hotels B.V., says: “easyHotel is a beautiful hotel brand that we want to expand further and we certainly we would like to start other projects as well. We have been jointly responsible for the exploitation of the Pier in Scheveningen since July 2015 and many new innovative hospitality concepts will follow. “

New hotels

For the year 2018 already two hotel openings are planned. In March easyHotel The Hague Scheveningen Beach has already opened its doors. This newest easyHotel, with 88 functionally furnished rooms, is only 100 meters away from Scheveningen beach, a 5 minute walk from the iconic Pier of Scheveningen and AFAS Circus Theater. In only 10 minutes one can reach the The Hague city center by tram.

Later this year, easyHotel Maastricht will open in a former office building. This hotel has 74 comfortable, functional rooms and is located in the heart of Maastricht, only a few hundred meters walking distance from the Vrijthof. It has a spectacular view over the Maas river.

About easyHotel and Xcentric Hotels B.V.

easyHotel is a unique hotel formula, conceived by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of easyJet. Worldwide, easyHotel has 30 hotels in the major cities of Europe and the Middle East. Xcentric Hotels B.V. is Master Franchise Holder of easyHotel in the Benelux and opened the first easyHotel in the Netherlands more than six years ago. Currently there are establishments in Amsterdam, Zaandam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Brussels.

For more information see www.easyhotelbenelux.com and www.xcentric-hotels.com

It is funny how our holiday, the time of the year where we hope to find some peace of mind, can be quite stressful when it comes to actually planning it. Where to go? Which hotel to book? Where to find the local hotspots? The same goes for a business trip mixed with pleasure. “With easyHotel we offer a helping hand to make every part of our guests’ business trip or vacation as easy and enjoyable as it should be,” Lucas Drewes, hotel CEO explains.

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easyHotel Zaandam - Saentower

ZAANDAM – May 26th, 2017

Sleeping at high altitude and able to see the whole city when you open your curtains. The youngest establishment of easyHotel realised this for all her guests, both leisure guests and business guests. Today opens easyHotel Amsterdam Zaandam, which is located in the city centre of Zaandam. The train station is within walking distance and the hotel is close to the popular tourist attractions of Amsterdam. With only 12 minutes of travel time it is easy to get to Amsterdam Centraal station. DanZep Hotels, the franchisor of easyHotel Benelux, started past year with the realisation of hotel rooms in the Zaanse Saentower. Together, easyHotel Benelux has six hotels with a total of 630 hotel rooms.

The new establishment of the popular hotel label is located in the Saentower. The Saentower is the former head office of Ahold. EasyHotel has chosen this location due to the great diversity of businesses in the area and the “hotelstop” in the city centre of Amsterdam. Besides that, the number of tourists in the Zaanstreek continues to grow considerably. The hotel, built at 30 meters altitude, offers a great view at the whole city. The travel time to the city centre of Amsterdam is less than 15 minutes and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is only 8 minutes away. During rush hour the train runs up to 8 times an hour and in the evenings about 4 times an hour.

Tourist Draw
DanZep is convinced of the success of easyHotel Amsterdam Zaandam. The hotel is located in a historic city with the Zaanse Schans en the Zaans museum close by. Recreational park “Het Twiske” is during summer a perfect spot to relax and there are festivals on a regular base. Beside that Zaandam is real close to Amsterdam: the #1 of “”most visited cities in the Netherlands.”

Rooms and facilities

All rooms are situated on the 9th, 10th and 11th floor of the Saentower and have their own en-suite bathroom. Free WiFi is available. The superior rooms have a safe for a laptop, cable internet and extra space. EasyHotel is an expert in the case of optimal use of spaces and surprises her guests with modern storage options and the layout of rooms. The hotel has several agreements with cafés and restaurants in the area. EasyHotel finds it important that guests have a total city experience. Rooms are available from €49,- a room.

easyHotel and DanZep Hotels

easyHotel is an unique hotel formula, founded by Sir Stelios Haji-loannou, founder of easyJet. Worldwide easyHotel has more than 20 hotels in the big cities of Europe and the Middle East. DanZep Hotels is master franchisor of EasyHotel Benelux and they opened their first hotel in Amsterdam five years ago, followed by hotels in Rotterdam and The Hague. With the new hotels in Brussels, Amsterdam Arena Boulevard and Zaandam easyHotel Benelux has six hotels at the moment.