General information and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What are the check-in and check-out times?
The check-in time is 14:00 CET and the check-out time is 11:00 CET
Is there a possibility to check-in early or to check-out late
You can request an early check-in (from about 10:30 CET) or a late check-out (up to 14:00 CET) for an additional fee of € 25. This option is subject to availability.
What advantage does the online check-in procedure have?
We offer the possibility for our guests to check-in online in advance. This considerably speeds up the check-in procedure so you can enjoy our hotel and the Amsterdam region a lot faster. Please follow the instructions in your e-mail confirmation.
Is the city tax included in the room rates?
The city tax is excluded and costs € 1.75 p.p.p.n.
Can I bring my dog into the hotel?
Dogs and other pets are not allowed
Is the hotel child-friendly?
Our hotel is not suitable for small children. Kids are welcome from the age of 12 years and up.
Please note that no cots or extra beds can be placed in the room.
What about breakfast in the Amsterdam Forest Hotel?
We offer an extensive continental organic (Fair Trade) breakfast buffet for the price of € 14.50 p.p. The breakfast times are Monday-Saturday from 7:00 – 10:00 CET. and Sundays from 8:00 – 11:00 CET
Does this time not suit you? Please let us know so we can discuss other options.
Is smoking allowed in the hotel?
A non-smoking policy applies throughout the hotel. Anyone found smoking or having smoked in the hotel will be subject to a fine of €250.
Do you offer any discounts or special prices?
We offer the lowest price guarantee through our own website! You get a 10% discount when booking directly at our hotel. Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions or suggestions.
Do you offer a service to pre-book my tickets service to pre-book tickets at the hotel for museums like Van Gogh, Anne Frank etc.?
Yes, on our partner's website you can book your tickets in advance.
Where can I park my car?
The hotel has a private parking at a rate of € 10 per day. The parking spaces must be reserved in advance. The hotel does not accept any liability for using the parking.
From april 2018 a paid parking policy applies in the street. Please take this into account if you do not park your car in our parking lot. If in doubt, feel free to consult consult our reception.
How much is a taxi to the airport?
A one way taxi service to the airport is €35-. You can make taxi reservations at the front office of our hotel.
How do I get to the hotel by public transport?
* To get from the Amsterdam Central station to the Amsterdam Forest Hotel you can take the bus 170, 172 or 174 and hop off at Amstelveen Kalfjeslaan.
From here on, walk straight ahead for about 5 minutes and you will see the Amsterdam Forest Hotel on your right hand side. The total time of this trip is around 40 minutes
* To get from the Schiphol airport to the Amsterdam Forest Hotel we would recommend the following:
Take the bus 300 from Airport Plaza towards Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena and hop off at Amstelveen Bus station.
From there on, take the bus 347 or 357 towards Amsterdam CS and hop off at Graaf Florislaan.
The Amsterdam Forest Hotel will be on your left hand side after two minutes. The total time of this trip is around 25 minutes.
For more information or to plan your trip by public transport, go to the Dutch National Public Transport website.
Where can I find information about tickets for the train, bus and tramway?
The easiest way to travel is by using a OV Chipkaart (OV Chip Card). More information about this and other ticket option you can find on the Dutch National Public Transport website.
Tips & Area
We recommend the following restaurants in the area:
Amstelveenseweg 1124, Amsterdam (just a 5 minute walk from the hotel)
The dish of the day for just €11.00
Every second and last day of the month Live Music
Lunch, dinner & drinks
Price range €16,50,-
Lunch, dinner & drinks
Kostverlorenhof 48-50, Amstelveen
Price range €21,-
Restaurant aan de Poel
Handweg 1, Amstelveen
Price range €54,-
Lunch & dinner
De Jonge Dikkert
Amsterdamseweg 104a, Amstelveen
Frans Mediterrane keuken
Price range €35,-
Lunch & dinner
Sights to visit in the area
The city centre of Amstelveen
The “Stadshart” Amstelveen is a complex that gathers 2 interconnected shopping malls, making it a quite large shopping area when compared to most of the shopping areas in the Netherlands. It also features restaurants, a library with its own book shop and café, a theatre/concert hall, a movie theatre and a language school (Volksuniversiteit), all in the same area.
It’s got all you need in terms of shops: shoes, clothing, cosmetics, decoration, optic, jewelry, health and care products, electronics and so on. Some of the Dutch’s favourite brands are well represented, like Hema, Blokker, Kruidvat, Etos, Douglas, Claudia Strater and Expresso, among others.
Cobra Museum of Modern Art
Modern and contemporary art go hand in hand at the Cobra Museum.
The Anna Church (The naked brewers)
A beer brewery with tasting room at the most beautiful place in Amstelveen: the former Annakerk at the Amsterdamseweg. In this atmospheric church built in 1927. a unique meeting place for everyone with a nice mix of social and cultural activities was created. This place has a brewery, tasting room with Naeckte Brouwers beer and (local) delicacies, exhibition space for (local / starting) artists, music and theater stage, events and location rentals.
The Amsterdam Forest
Go canoeing on the waters of the Amsterdam Forest. Enjoy a seasonal walk in the woods, go sailing or cuddle the goats. There is so much to see at the Amsterdamse Bos that you won't run out of things to do!