Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about Amsterdam, Route and Transport, hotel reservations, our reception services, food and beverages or meeting and events? Our frequently asked questions may already answer you!


The College Hotel Amsterdam is located in the Oud-Zuid district, the so-called Fashion District of the capital. The Museumplein, the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the Concertgebouw are all located just a 5-minute walk from the hotel. The popular neighborhood de Pijp and the Albert Cuyp market are within walking distance. Other locations in the center can be reached by tram. Lines 3, 5, 12 and 24 stop directly in front of the hotel.

Dam Square is a 35-40 minute walk away. Of course you can also travel by public transport (metro and tram) or by bicycle.

Museum tickets are subject to availability and we recommend reserving them well in advance. For the Anne Frank House, reservations must be made weeks ahead exclusively through their official website. The Van Gogh Museum also frequently reaches full capacity. To avoid disappointment, please plan ahead and feel free to contact our reception for assistance with other museum visits.

Amsterdam is a complex city due to its canal network. We give you a city map free of charge at the front desk. The map clearly shows the city’s main attractions and museums. The public transport network is also show on this map. The front desk team will be more than happy to explain more about our surroundings.  

Amsterdam has a wide range of restaurants. We are happy to help you make a suitable choice and make a reservation for you.

Route and Transport

There are several ways to get from Schiphol to the hotel. You can travel by taxi or public transport. The cost of a taxi is approximately €50 from and to Schiphol Airport. Please be aware that prices may vary based on traffic and the specific route taken. Contact us via the contact form and we will arrange your transfer. You can also call us directly. Of course you can also hail a taxi yourself. Do you prefer to travel by public transport? From Schiphol you can take the train to Amsterdam Station-Zuid. Here you can change to tram number 5 and get off at Roelof Hartplein or with metro line 52 towards Noord and get off at De Pijp station. A journey from the hotel to Schiphol or vice versa takes about 20 minutes depending on how busy it is.

From the west, take Tram 5 towards Amstelveen Binnenhof, alight at Roelof Hartplein right across from the hotel, about a 20-minute journey. Alternatively, take Metro 52 towards Zuid, exit at De Pijp station, and enjoy a brief 7-minute walk to our doors, approximately a 12-minute trip from Central Station.

From the A10 ring road, take the s108 exit and follow the “Olympisch Stadion” signs. Follow the Stadionweg to the right until you reach the intersection with the Beethovenstraat. Turn right and after 400 meters the hotel is directly at the traffic lights in front of you.

The College Hotel Amsterdam has a number of parking spaces at Roelof Hartstraat 24. You can park your car in our parking garage for € 50 per night from your check in until check out time. If these places are no longer available, you can park your car in the garage at the Museum Plein on Nicolaas Maesstraat 2D. Please note, reservation for our parking garage is required.

For electric cars, two charging points are available in Balthasar Floriszstraat around the corner from the hotel. These charging stations do not belong to the hotel and are located on the public road.

Cycling is a fantastic way to see the city. Bicycles are available for rent to hotel guests; please inquire at reception for availability. Rental rates are €15 for 3 hours and €20 for 24 hours.

Hotel reservations

That is not a problem at all. We can book breakfast for you at € 25 per person per day. Here you can enjoy our classic breakfast buffet or our à la carte breakfast. In good weather, you can even have breakfast in the sun in the courtyard.

We offer a variety of room configurations to suit your preferences. While twin rooms are no longer guaranteed and are subject to limited availability, we will do our best to accommodate your needs. For specific room requests, please contact us directly or use our contact form, and we will discuss the options available to you.

Our Junior Suites and Deluxe Rooms comfortably accommodate families. Please note that we no longer provide extra beds. For families needing additional space, we suggest booking adjacent rooms or rooms with a connecting door. For these special requests and to discuss the best option for your family’s stay, please contact us directly.

An extra bed costs € 65 per night for children from 12 years old. We do not charge extra costs for children under the age of 12.

Yes, each bathroom is provided with a hair dryer.

Enjoy our room service available from 12:00 to 22:00, extending to 22:30 on select days. Our diverse room service menu is available in every hotel room for your convenience. To explore our culinary offerings, view the room service menu menu here.

No, unfortunately, pets are not allowed in the hotel. Guide dogs are an exception.

At your request we can make your bed with anti-allergy duvets.

The flat screen televisions in the hotel rooms offer you a selection of foreign television channels. CNN, BBC 1 & 2, ADR, ZDF and A are available as standard.

An ironing board and iron are both available for you on request! We also offer laundry and dry cleaning facilities. If you want to make use of this, you can indicate this via the forms in your room.

Reception services

You can check in with us from 3 p.m. guaranteed. If your room is ready earlier, you can of course come in earlier. You can check out until 12 noon.

You can leave your luggage before your arrival and upon departure. This way you can fully enjoy Amsterdam! Our reception team will be happy to assist you with this and ensure that if your luggage is already at the hotel, it is already in your room.

We do not have a public computer at our disposal. Of course we can assist you in making prints and boarding passes. This saves a lot of waiting time at the airport, so you can enjoy Amsterdam longer!

That’s no problem! The international postal rate amounts to € 1.50 per postal item up to 20 grams.

You can use the safe in your hotel room to store valuables safely.

Meetings & Events

We have five authentic meeting salons where you can meet in a beautiful atmosphere. Our Rembrandt Ballroom is available for large events.

View our room overview for an impression and our meeting packages.

Yes, The College Hotel is recognized by the Municipality of Amsterdam as an official wedding location. For example, in the intimate P.C. Hooftzaal with about 65 guests host your wedding ceremony. You can receive up to 200 guests in the Rembrandt Ballroom. We also offer plenty of options for dinners, parties and receptions.

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Amsterdam is an expensive city to park. For a day visit, we recommend that you park in the P&R garage of the Olympic Stadium. Here you pay € 8.00 for your car for the first day (arrival on a weekday before 10.00 am). After the first day you pay € 1 per 24 hours. In the weekend and on weekdays after 10 a.m. you pay € 1 per 24 hours. Here you can park and continue your journey by public transport.
You can easily travel to the hotel by public transport. You can easily travel to the hotel by public transport. Take tram 24 to Roelof Hartplein, across the street from The College Hotel.

Food & Beverages

Our breakfast is served daily from 7:00 to 11:00. Start your day with our delightful breakfast buffet, perfect for fueling your adventures in the city.

We take limited reservations on our terrace. We can pass on your preference for a terrace spot. Book here.

Guests can enjoy daily lunch at The College Restaurant | Bar in The College Hotel. View the menu here.

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