Practical information

Getting there

Schiphol airport – Amsterdam Central Station

To get to Amsterdam Central Station from Schiphol airport, the easiest (and cheapest!) way is to take a train. Trains depart from Schiphol to Central Station every 10-15 minutes from platforms 1/2. The train trip takes 19 minutes.

Amsterdam Central Station – Summer School location

The Summer School will be held in room 3.09 in building B of the Roeterseilandcampus (REC) of the University of Amsterdam. From Amsterdam Central Station, take metro line 51, 53, or 54. Get off at Weesperplein and walk to Nieuwe Achtergracht 166. For information about the Summer School location, see https://www.uva.nl/en/shared-content/locaties/en/roeterseiland/rec-b-c-d-entrance-b-c.html.

Places to stay

Please check below for some hotel and student hostel recommendations. In addition, there are also many options through Airbnb or couch surfing.

Hotels

Hotel Le Coin (a 15 minute walk)
Nieuwe Doelenstraat 5
1012 CP AMSTERDAM
Phone: +31 20 524 6800
E-mail: hotel@lecoin.nl

Eden Hotel Amsterdam (a 10 minute walk)
Amstel 144
1017 AE Amsterdam
Phone: +31 20 530 78 78
E-mail: info.edenhotel@edenhotels.nl

Hotel Arena (a 5 minute walk)
‘s-Gravesandestraat 51
1092 AA Amsterdam
Phone: +31 20 850 24 00
E-mail: reservations@hotelarena.nl
Note: Hotel Arena is a hip place that organises loud parties until about 4 am. So unless you want to party along, this might not be the best choice.

Hotel Park Plantage (a 5 minute walk)
Plantage Middenlaan 26
1018 DE Amsterdam
Phone: +31 20 623 57 83
E-mail: info@hotelparkplantage.com

Student hostels

Generator Amsterdam
Mauritskade 57
1092 AD Amsterdam
Phone: +31 20 708 56 00
Website: https://staygenerator.com/hostels/amsterdam

Shelter Christian Hostel
At various locations in Amsterdam
Phone: +31 20 62 53 230 or +31 20 62 44 717
Website: http://www.shelter.nl

Stayokay Hostel
At various locations in Amsterdam
Phone: +31 20 624 68 32 (Amsterdam Statsdoelen), +31 20 589 89 96 (Amsterdam Vondelpark), or +31 20 551 31 90 (Amsterdam Oost)
E-mail: stadsdoelen@stayokay.com, vondelpark@stayokay.com, or amsterdamoost@stayokay.com
Website: http://www.stayokay.com

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