Distances from and to the hotel

The Ambassade Hotel is conveniently situated in the old city centre of Amsterdam. This very quiet and central location on the Herengracht is ideal for exploring the city.

For your convenience, we have listed some of the main attractions, hotspots and museums. The travelling distance and time given is by metres and estimated minutes. If you would like to explore the city like the locals do, the Ambassade Hotel also offers rental bicycles. The Amsterdam network of trams and buses is also very good, please ask the reception staff for advice.

Spui – nice little square with shops, cafés and restaurants
150 metres – 2 minutes

Nearest tram stop
300 metres – 3 minutes

Amsterdam Museum – museum about the history of Amsterdam
250 metres – 3 minutes

Kalverstraat
– famous shopping area
200 metres – 3 minutes

Flower Market
– famous market with flowers & plants alongside the canal
250 metres – 3 minutes

Canal Cruises
– one of many canal cruise pick-up locations
400 metres – 5 minutes

Dam – famous square with royal palace, monument, Madame Tussauds
600 metres – 7 minutes

  • Madame Tussaud
    600 metres – 7 minutes
  • The Royal Palace
    600 metres – 7 minutes
  • National monument - in remembrance of the fallen in WW2
    650 metres – 7 minutes

Homo-monument  - monument for gay friendliness
650 metres – 7 minutes

Water-bikes – the perfect way to explore the canals in an athletic way
700 metres – 8  minutes

Rembrandtplein
- famous square with theatres, bars and clubs
700 metres – 8 minutes

Leidseplein – famous square with theatres, bars and clubs
700 metres – 8 minutes

Anne Frank house – the famous museum
800 metres – 9 minutes

Red Light District
– famous area of red lights and coffee shops
850 metres – 10 minutes

Vondelpark
– famous city park
1000 metres – 12  minutes

The Stopera – main music theatre / opera house
1100 metres – 13 minutes

Central Station – connection to all trams, trains, buses and metros
1300 metres – 15 minutes

Museumplein
– grand square with all major famous museums
1400 metres – 16 minutes

  • Rijksmuseum
    1300 metres – 15 minutes
  • Stedelijk museum
    1550 metres – 18 minutes
  • Van Gogh Museum
    1500 metres – 17 minutes
  • Concertgebouw
    1900 metres – 21 minutes

Carré – royal theatre along the Amstel River
1500 metres – 17 minutes

Artis Zoo – famous city zoo
2100 metres – 23 minutes