Discover Amsterdam from Park Plaza
For interesting forays into the quirky town of Haarlem, tours of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam or visits to the North Sea beaches, there’s no better place to stay than Park Plaza Amsterdam Airport. A 15-minute train ride from the airport station puts you in the heart of one of Amsterdam’s most fascinating neighbourhoods. On nice days, make the quick jaunt to the tram station of Matterhorn and ride the tram to Amsterdam’s city centre to visit the enchanting Rijksmuseum. Don’t miss taking a boat trip on Amsterdam’s canals while in Holland. The romantic dinner cruises come highly recommended.
Tip: Visit the surrounding area by bike. For EUR 15,50 (including insurance) per day, you can rent a bike at Park Plaza Amsterdam Airport.
It’s a quick trip to the beloved, historical city of Haarlem (10 km) or to the coast of the North Sea (18 km), perfect for memorable strolls and picnics. The classic Dutch city Zaandam is an easy bike ride away (15 km). Pedal just a bit further to visit the Zaanse Schans, where you can find charming windmills and discover how Dutch cheese is made.
Visit the following attractions during your stay:
- Amsterdam ArenA (17 km)
Whether you are visiting the stadium to see the Orange Dutch football team play or to take in a world-class concert, you are sure to be impressed by this massive structure.
T: +31 (0) 20 311 1333
- Anne Frank House (14 km)
Filled with artefacts from the life of Anne Frank, whose family hid from the Nazis in this home, the Anne Frank House is a powerful emotional experience not to be missed.
T: +31 (0) 20 556 7100
- Beaches (18 km)
Whether your idea of a beach tour is strolling hand-in-hand through the sand or bungee jumping off a tower, Bloemendaal and Zandvoort have something for you.
- Blue Boat Amsterdam Canal Cruises (12 km)
Amsterdam’s scenic canals are perfect for cruising, taking photographs and glimpsing the city’s most famous sites.
T: +31 (0) 20 679 1370
- Haarlem (12 km)
This charming, historical city is the centre of Holland’s flower-growing district and home to boutiques, galleries, historic buildings and fascinating museums.
- Heineken Experience (14 km)
Beer lovers won’t want to miss this behind-the-scenes tour of Heineken’s history at its world-famous bottling plant.
T: +31 (0) 20 523 9222
- Leidseplein (12 km)
You can sit at a sidewalk café or on a park bench and enjoy your favourite beverage while drinking in the vibrant atmosphere of this social square.
- Madame Tussauds (17 km)
Madame Tussauds is the internationally renowned home to wax figures of famous people from sports stars and artists to politicians and royalty.
T: +31 (0) 20 522 1010
- Rijksmuseum (13 km)
An impeccable museum displaying the best of the old Dutch masters, Rijksmuseum holds the works of Vermeer, Rembrandt and Frans Hals.
T: +31 (0) 20 674 7000
- Van Gogh Museum (13 km)
Containing not only an extensive collection of the renowned artist’s works of art, the Van Gogh Museum also holds letters and personal artefacts of the famous but tragic artist.
T: +31 (0) 20 570 5200
- Zaandam (15 km)
Full of old village charm, Zaandam is the place to see restored windmills, green wooden houses and a wooden shoe shop. You can even see the house where Russian Czar Peter the Great slept in 1697.
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