The hotel is located a few miles from Schiphol airport in a place called Hoofddorp. We stayed for 2 nights over a weekend and as it is on a business park, it was very quiet indeed.
The hotel operate a free shuttle service to and from Schiphol airport every 30 minutes and it is important to book when going to the airport as it can get full.
Travel into Amsterdam Centraal costs EUR 4 from Schiphol station by train. The ticket machines do not accept notes, only coins and cards. If you travel from Hoofddorp station, which is a 10 minute walk from the hotel, the cost is EUR 4.80 but the ticket machine only takes coins or Dutch cards.
The rooms were clean and functional and the breakfast was quite basic but adequate. There was a choice of packaged meats and cheeses, hard boiled eggs, juices, hot beverages, pastries, breads and toast.
The hotel has no restaurant for lunch or dinner, with L'Hirondelle being the nearest option nearby. It does have a small bar.
Whilst I would happily stay at the hotel for a brief stay again, it's probably worth getting a hotel located in the centre of the city if you're staying in Amsterdam for any length of time.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Getting to our Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - Schiphol hotel is easy. Only a short drive from the Airport Schiphol in our hotel shuttle bus will bring you directly to the hotel (we only offer the ride from the Airport to the hotel for free, back to the Airport the fee is € 7,50 per person), the rail station from Hoofddorp is a short stroll away and takes you from the hotel to Amsterdam Central Station in only 20 minutes. The hotel is also easily accessible by car from the A4, midway between The Hague and Amsterdam. Inside the Holiday Inn Express hotel Amsterdam Schiphol you will find a welcoming interior, full of natural daylight and plenty of room to enjoy a drink and connect with colleagues. The hotel offers complimentary breakfast and free wireless Internet throughout the hotel! The rooms have everything you need with great bedding, walk in shower, LCD TV, coffee & tea facilities and working space.Looking for a hotel for your next city break or stopover? Downtown Amsterdam is only a short journey away from our hotel, with the famous canals, the house of Anne Frank, the Van Gogh museum, the Red Light District, but also the windmills and Keukenhof with its famous tulip fields are close to the hotel. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam-Schiphol Hotel Hoofddorp