IJdock

IJdock, Amsterdam: Address, IJdock Reviews: 4/5

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Neighborhood: Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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  • Amsterdam Centraal Station • 8 min walk
  • Amsterdam Centraal • 8 min walk
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ela03
Johnstone, UK356 contributions
Couples
We like staying at Room Mate Antina located at IJDock. Area is very modern, clean and safe. Modern buildings are very interesting in design and provide great photo spots. Marina area is lovely and view onto canal again is stunning. Central location to town although a little out from biz which makes it more appealing.
Written July 5, 2019
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YTCHENG
Hong Kong, China15,491 contributions
Couples
The modern architectural buildings on the artificial peninsula on River IJ should be the hidden gems for tourists. The nice buildings include the Courthouse, Police Station and Hotel Mate Aitana. There were near river cruise boats embarking nearby. Worth to have a view around.
Written April 18, 2019
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Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia40,338 contributions
Couples
The Dutch must be some of the most daring planners and designers of buildings. Many of their buildings are architectural marvels the likes of which you are unlikely to see elsewhere. And so it is with this and other buildings. Amazing!
Written March 6, 2019
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Hermes_NL 🇳🇱
Amsterdam, The Netherlands19,938 contributions
Business
The IJ-Dock is an artificial peninsula into the River IJ developed in 2011. It has quite interesting modern architecture. It comprises the Amsterdam Courthouse (Palace of Justice), a Police Station, the four star Room Mate Aitana designer hotel, haute cuise restaurant Mos, a stand-up comedy club, a harbour for passing ships and a few more pubs and coffee places. And it has a cost effective parking garage, a whole day for 10 Euros within walking distance of the city centre.

As an interesting detail, the architects made sure you can still see the Church towers of the old city centre from the other side of the river ... preserving the lines of sight.
Written December 30, 2018
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wiseguy1282005
Hong Kong, China5,727 contributions
Couples
There were a few great looking buildings in this area, great to take photos with. A few café and bar were closed and left not too many choices for us. A short visit would be fine. You would be able to watch Sunrise here. The view was spectacular!
Written September 26, 2018
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FayeInAmsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands1,449 contributions
Friends
Fairly new is this place near the water IJ. Modern architecture with a hotel, the court (house), a few restaurants and cafes and the view. I like to see this place from the ferry. Impressive.
Written May 14, 2018
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Oaq W
Lagos, Nigeria80 contributions
‘IJ’ in the local parlance means WATER and dining by the water is really what you get. We were here for breakfast, liked it and were told the atmosphere is different for dinner, so we returned and we were delightfully surprised. With barely 10minutes left to them closing for the day, we were ushered to our table on the condition we could only order a main course. Our meals were freshly prepared as we could see through their well laid out open kitchen. Dinner was tasty. We were also allowed to have dessert with a request for it to come with whipped cream which the chef had to prepare specially.
The waiters were very nice and welcoming. Sitting just overlooking the dock made it even more pleasurable and for fine dining, it was very much affordable.
Written April 21, 2018
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salomon v
Vancouver, Canada1,366 contributions
Couples
Amsterdam is a very modern cosmopolitan city and this area just makes it even nicer.

The fantastic room mate hotel with a very modern design is located here along restaurants, lounges, a comedy bar-theater and a beautiful pier with gorgeous yachts.
Written October 15, 2017
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Perrine G
11 contributions
Friends
Vers nice place near the Amsterdam central station. Calm, architecture majestueuse. 10 minutes to the jordaan, my favorite place here.
Written July 15, 2017
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Solodam J
Amsterdam, The Netherlands34,723 contributions
Solo
This area is not really for tourist except if you like architecture. It is a collection of unique buildings on an Island in the Ij (water that divided Amsterdam and Amstedam North) at the "westerdokdijk", behind the central station. There is lot of offices such as new "courthouse", "National Police Services Agency", appartments, a hotel, some restaurants, a bike rental shop, a marina and a parking garage under the ground. From the(back side) Central Station you can walk but you can also take the bus 48 in front of the Central Station ( direction Houthaven), only 2 stops (westerdokdijk).
Written February 18, 2017
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