Dehowie
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Best Hotels At Eham

Mon Jun 26, 2006 3:13 pm

G'day guys
Heading to AMS for a week or so in a month and i am wondering about accomodation etc.
Any personal experiences as to which are the best located/priced hotels in the area etc.
Any help most appreciated.
Cheers
Darren
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dcrusafon
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RE: Best Hotels At Eham

Mon Jun 26, 2006 8:00 pm

I have stayed in two hotels in Amsterdam:

Dorint Sofitel Airport (65€ promo fare)
Van der Valk (115€)

Van der Valk is far away from the airport but well connected as it is in the motorway.

Dorint Sofitel is well located near in the perimeter road...

I don't know which budget are you thinking but NH Hotel and Radisson are also well located. From Radisson you can almost go walking (I think) to spot at RNW24.

Hope it helps.

DARIO
 
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RE: Best Hotels At Eham

Mon Jun 26, 2006 8:58 pm

Darren,
What's the purpose of your visit? Schiphol & airplanes or Amsterdam and touristy stuff?
If you're really coming for the planes, anything at the airport or around the perimeter would be good. There's a whole bunch of them, ranging in different price categories, but I can't tell you if they're any good as I've never stayed at any of them.
- Sheraton or Hilton at Schiphol centre. Expensive, smack in the middle of the airport.
- Radisson SAS (Schiphol-Rijk), Crown Plaza (Hoofddorp), NH (de Hoek), Ibis (Badhoevedorp). Middle class, on the perimeter.
- Dorint (Badhoevedorp or Schiphol East/Maintenace area), Bastion (de Hoek), Van der Valk (highway A4). The cheaper kind, on the perimeter.

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spencer
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RE: Best Hotels At Eham

Tue Jun 27, 2006 2:13 am

I've done the Bastion and the IBIS (on the Northern side, nr McDonalds/RWY27). Both great hotels for the price.
Spencer.
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Dehowie
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RE: Best Hotels At Eham

Sat Jul 01, 2006 2:06 pm

Thanks guys
Visit is aeroplanes only E.
Dragging all my gear vis RJAA and RJTT to EHAM then onto the US for a week.
Cant wait to get to AMS to say the least!!
Thanks again guys
Darren
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