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AmstelveenNetherlands

Looking for a nice mix of city and countryside? Visit Amstelveen and discover the best of both worlds! 

Stay in Amstelveen and take advantage of the proximity of nature and the great city of Amsterdam! You can go for a walk in the woods in the morning and shopping in Kalverstraat in the afternoon. What more could you ask for?

In the 13th century, Amstelveen was nothing more than a small fen harvesting village. A city centre developed around the first church that was built in 1278 and Amstelveen grew into a modest village. Later, in de 17th and 18th centuries, it became a popular destination with rich Amsterdamers who hired cottages so they could enjoy the countryside.

It’s still easy to travel between Amstelveen and Amsterdam. You can take the bus or tram straight into the heart of Amsterdam. Get off at Museumplein and visit the Rijksmuseum or the Van Gogh Museum, go to a performance at the Concertgebouw or shop in the famous P.C. Hoofdstraat.

But there's also plenty to do in Amstelveen, such as the impressive Stadshartplein, with its huge shopping mall. The countryside still attracts a lot of people to Amstelveen. Spend a day in the Amsterdamse Bos, explore Groengebied Amstelland or hire a bicycle and follow the route through the Groene AS, which takes you through the beautiful nature reserve de Middelpolder.

Amstelveen is one of the greenest municipalities in the Netherlands, so do take some time to explore it! You can go cycling, bird watching, walking and sailing. You can get there by bus if you're travelling around the Netherlands by public transport or even walk from the city centre. If you're travelling by car, you can park it on the street or in one of the parking garages.

Amstelveen is to the southwest of Amsterdam and easy to reach by car. If you're travelling by public transport, a bus or tram 5 from Amsterdam Central Station will get you there. Amstelveen does not have a train station.

Visit the diverse town of Amstelveen. Whether you stay for a week or just a few days, you'll find more than enough to do.

Where to stay in Amstelveen

Stadshart, Amstelveen, North Holland, Netherlands

Stadshart

While you're in Stadshart, take in top sights like Cobra Museum of Modern Art or Schouwburg Amstelveen, and hop on the metro to see more of the city at Amstelveen Stadshart Stop or Oranjebaan Stop.

Stadshart
Elsrijk, Amstelveen, North Holland, Netherlands

Elsrijk

Even though there aren't top sights in Elsrijk, you can explore the larger area and take in top sights like Cobra Museum of Modern Art. Jump on the metro at Onderuit Stop to see more of the city.

Elsrijk

Top hotels in Amstelveen

ibis budget Amsterdam City South
ibis budget Amsterdam City South
2.5 out of 5
Prof. J. H. Bavincklaan 1, Amstelveen
The price is £34 per night from 7 Nov to 8 Nov

This family-friendly Amstelveen hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Amsterdamse Bos and World Trade Center. RAI Exhibition and Congress ...

3.9/5Very Good! (991 reviews)

"Staff were very pleasant, friendly and helpful. The hotel was clean and they provided a very nice breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2020

ibis budget Amsterdam City South
Cityden The Garden Amsterdam South
Cityden The Garden Amsterdam South
4 out of 5
Stroombaan 1, Amstelveen
The price is £72 per night from 22 Nov to 23 Nov

Located in Stadshart, this aparthotel is 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Amsterdamse Bos, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Johan Cruyff Arena and Van Gogh Museum. Rijksmuseum ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (284 reviews)

"Country, Town, Hotel- places to return and enjoy. Staff ready to advice and help."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Cityden The Garden Amsterdam South
Cityden Up Amsterdam South
Cityden Up Amsterdam South
4 out of 5
Professor J.H. Bavincklaan 3, Amstelveen
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £64 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov

Situated in the business district, this aparthotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Amsterdamse Bos, Wagener Stadium and Amstelpark. Vondelpark and RAI Exhibition and ...

4.2/5Excellent! (688 reviews)

"Staff, room, check-in all exceeded my expectations - a really great hotel. However they did not allow any flexibility with regards coronavirus. My booking was fixed and couldn't be changed in any way. For this reason i will not be using them in future as pandemics are always possible and it seems ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

Cityden Up Amsterdam South
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Holiday Rentals in Amstelveen

Adagio Amsterdam City South
Adagio Amsterdam City South
3.5 out of 5
Professor J H Bavinckln 5, Amstelveen, NL
The price is £72 per night from 8 Nov to 9 Nov

Situated near the airport, this aparthotel is 1 mi (1.5 km) from Amsterdamse Bos and within 3 miles (5 km) of World Trade Center and RAI Exhibition and Congress ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (304 reviews)

"The hotel was clean, the only recommendation is to paint the walls. The aparthotel was displayed on their website was exactly what we experienced. Two bedroom and two bathrooms was big enough for three guest. Full kitchen was convenient and saved money for eating out. The hotel also offered breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Adagio Amsterdam City South
Cityden The Garden Amsterdam South
Cityden The Garden Amsterdam South
4 out of 5
Stroombaan 1, Amstelveen
The price is £72 per night from 22 Nov to 23 Nov

Located in Stadshart, this aparthotel is 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Amsterdamse Bos, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Johan Cruyff Arena and Van Gogh Museum. Rijksmuseum ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (284 reviews)

"Country, Town, Hotel- places to return and enjoy. Staff ready to advice and help."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Cityden The Garden Amsterdam South
Cityden Up Amsterdam South
Cityden Up Amsterdam South
4 out of 5
Professor J.H. Bavincklaan 3, Amstelveen
The price is £64 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov

Situated in the business district, this aparthotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Amsterdamse Bos, Wagener Stadium and Amstelpark. Vondelpark and RAI Exhibition and ...

4.2/5Excellent! (688 reviews)

"Staff, room, check-in all exceeded my expectations - a really great hotel. However they did not allow any flexibility with regards coronavirus. My booking was fixed and couldn't be changed in any way. For this reason i will not be using them in future as pandemics are always possible and it seems ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

Cityden Up Amsterdam South
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Amstelveen

4.2

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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4 - Good 43.82022471910113%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 14.606741573033707%
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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

12 Mar 2020

Warm and friendly city.

4/5 - Good

Kaur

16 Jan 2020

Nice place for relaxing holiday. Affordable. Quiet.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

5 Jan 2020

Would stay again

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

2 Nov 2019

Was kind of in the middle of no where. Wouldn’t go back.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

2 Nov 2019

If you prefer as l do to be just outside the busy hub of a city and close enough to dip in and dip out then Amstelveen is a perfect location. Plenty of green open space, lake's and trees.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

31 Aug 2019

Amstelveen is a great for quiet location with big shopping mall and all sorts of dining options. Its a safe area and walk at night is nice. Transport is great example tram straight to van gogh museum. If you have a car use street parking.

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