Directions to the Ambassade Hotel

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Driving directions from major cities:

By car from Schiphol Airport or The Hague
From Schiphol Airport or The Hague, take the A4/E19 motorway toward Amsterdam. At the Nieuwe Meer interchange (knooppunt), follow the A10/E35 toward Zaanstad. After 4 kilometres, take the S105 exit (afslag) Geuzenveld toward Amsterdam Centrum. At the traffic light, turn right onto Jan van Galenstraat. Follow this road and keep going in the same direction when the Jan van Galenstraat becomes the Tweede Hugo de Grootstraat. After going 3 kilometres in this direction, you will reach Nassaukade. At this point, turn right onto Nassaukade and then turn left at the first traffic light onto De Clerqstraat. Keep going in the same direction when De Clerqstraat becomes Rozengracht, when Rozengracht becomes Westermarkt and when Westermarkt becomes Raadhuisstraat. At the third canal (Herengracht) you will turn right. Follow Herengracht for 500 metres when you will come to a small bridge onto which you will turn left to cross the canal. Once across, turn left immediately. Now, the canal will be on your left as you go in the opposite direction. You will reach the Ambassade Hotel on your right in another 50 metres.

By car from Utrecht
From Utrecht, take the A2/E35 motorway toward Amsterdam. When you reach the Amstel interchange (knooppunt), follow the A2 toward Amsterdam Centrum. Continue on this road as its name becomes the Utrechtsebrug (Utrecht bridge). Once over the bridge, the road's name will change into Nieuweutrechtse Weg. Continue on Nieuweutrechtseweg until you reach President Kennedylaan (S110) where you will turn right. Follow President Kennedylaan and continue in this direction when the name of the road changes to Amsteldijk. When you reach Stadhouderskade, turn left onto it. Follow Stadhouderskade for about 0.9 kilometres and then turn right onto Weteringlaan (this is immediately after the Heineken brewery). At the roundabout, take the second exit and continue on Vijzelgracht, continuing on this road after its name changes to Vijzelstraat. When you reach the third canal (Herengracht), turn left onto it. Follow Herengracht and 300 metres after its intersection with Leidsestraat at Koningsplein, you will find the Ambassade Hotel on your right.

By car from Amersfoort
From Amersfoort, take the A1/E231 motorway toward Amsterdam. At the Watergraafsmeer knooppunt (interchange), take the A10/E35 toward Ringweg Oost. At the Amstel knooppunt (interchange) take the Amstel afslag (exit) S110 toward Amsterdam Centrum. Continue on this road as its name becomes the Utrechtsebrug (Utrecht bridge). Once over the bridge, the road's name will change into Nieuweutrechtse Weg. Continue on Nieuweutrechtse Weg until you reach President Kennedylaan (S110) where you will turn right. Follow President Kennedylaan and continue in this direction when the name of the road changes to Amsteldijk. When you reach Stadhouderskade, turn left onto it. Follow Stadhouderskade for about 0.9 kilometres and then turn right onto Weteringlaan (this is immediately after the Heineken brewery). At the roundabout, take the second exit and continue on Vijzelgracht, continuing on this road after its name changes to Vijzelstraat. When you reach the third canal (Herengracht), turn left onto it. Follow Herengracht and 300 metres after its intersection with Leidsestraat at Koningsplein, you will find the Ambassade Hotel on your right.

Parking
The Ambassade Hotel does not have private parking facilities. It is possible to park your car along the canal. Please be aware that everywhere in the centre of Amsterdam there is paid parking daily, from 9.00 hrs - 0.00 hrs, on Sundays from 12.00 hrs - 00.00 hrs. It is only possible to pay with maestro or creditcard (no cash). Costs are 45 euro per 24 hours.
Alternatively, it is possible to park at the public parking "Q-park Europarking, on Marnixstraat 250. The hotel reception will be able to give directions. Costs are 40 euro per 24 hours. This garage is located within about 7-8 minutes walking distance of the Ambassade Hotel.

The Ambassade Hotel also works with a valet parking service; your car will be collected within 30 to 45 minutes after informing the hotel Reception. Your car will be kept in a safe area outside the city. Upon pickup you may schedule an appointment to have the car returned, or the hotel may arrange it later for you, with about 2 hours’ notice. The cost of this service is 80 euro for the first 24 hours, 10 euro for every consecutive day.

Arriving by means of public transport from Schiphol Airport
The easiest and fastest way (about 20 minutes) to get to the Ambassade Hotel is by taxi. The train is a good alternative. Trains towards Amsterdam Central Station depart from Schiphol Airport every 15 minutes. From the Amsterdam Central Station, a taxi is once again the easiest and fastest way to get from there to the Ambassade Hotel. Alternately, you can take tramlines 1, 2 or 5 to the Spui stop (the third stop from the Central Station). Then walk on in the same direction as the tram and turn right at the first corner. Then take the narrow little walkway between Café “Hoppe” and Café “Zwart”. Then cross over the Singel (a canal) and walk to the next canal (the Herengracht) where you will turn right. The Ambassade Hotel will be on your right in another 50 metres at Herengracht 341.

Arriving by means of public transport from Amsterdam Central Station
From the Amsterdam Central Station, a taxi is the easiest and fastest way to get from there to the Ambassade Hotel. Alternately, you can take tramlines 1, 2 or 5 to the Spui stop (the third stop from the Central Station). Then walk on in the same direction as the tram and turn right at the first corner. Then take the narrow little walkway between Café “Hoppe” and Café “Zwart”. Then cross over the Singel (a canal) and walk to the next canal (the Herengracht) where you will turn right. The Ambassade Hotel will be on your right in another 50 metres at Herengracht 341.

Arriving in style
For more comfort, we are able to arrange for a chauffeur who will await you at the meeting point at Schiphol Plaza and who will assist you with your luggage. Rates from 95 euro.

A green choice alternative is the electronic taxi, which you will have to reserve in advance. You can call the driver as soon as you are through the gate or you arrange to meet at the meeting point at Schiphol Plaza. To make a reservation go to www.taxi-e.nl/bestel-een-taxie/ambassade-hotel. Rates from 40,50 euro.