Hotel Arena is located adjacent to the Oosterpark in Amsterdam, on the corner of the streets ‘s-Gravesandestraat and Mauristkade. The hotel entrance is on the ‘s-Gravesandestraat at number 51. The hotel is easily reached by both car and public transportation. A number of trams and metros stop near the hotel and offer direct access to Central Station, the city cenre and the lively Leidse square. The Museum district, with a host of world-class museums, is also easy to reach.
From the A10 ring road, take the ‘Watergraafsmeer/Diemen’ exit (S113).
Follow the Middenweg towards the city centre.
Continue on this street when it changes name and becomes the Linnaeusstraat.
After passing the Tropen Museum, turn left onto the Mauritskade (the canal will be on your right).
At the second traffic light, turn left onto the ‘s Gravesandestraat.
Hotel Arena is immediately on your left.
Taxis are easily available in front of the airport. Costs will vary depending on traffic but should be under € 50 to bring you directly to Hotel Arena.
By Shuttle bus:
The Schiphol Hotel Shuttle gets you to the airport or Hotel Arena in no-time. The coaches leave Schiphol Airport every 30 minutes.
Tickets are available at the Connexxion desk at Schiphol Plaza (inside the main building) and at the hotel. Children between 4 and 14 years of age travel at a 50% discount. Children from 0 to 4 years of age travel free of charge.
One way - € 17,00
Return - € 27,00
Timetable shuttle bus: http://www.schipholhotelshuttle.nl/ (dutch)
Important: For the shuttle bus you need to make a reservation at the reception at least 2 hours in advance.
Several trains per hour are available from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Central Station.
To Central Station - under 20 minutes – ticket price € 3.90
To Muiderpoort Station - around 35 minutes – ticket price € 3.90
FROM AMSTERDAM CENTRAL STATION
By Metro (Underground - Subway)
•Take Metro line 51, 53 or 54
•Exit at the Weesperplein station
•Walk into the Sarphatistraat (to the left)
•Turn right at the first street: Korte ‘s-Gravesandestraat
•Cross the bridge over the canal and the street: Mauritskade
•Walk straight on into the ‘s-Gravesandestraat
•Hotel Arena is immediately on your left
From Central station:
Line 9: Exit Alexanderplein
Other lines from different parts of the city:
Lines 7 & 10: Exit at the Korte ‘s-Gravesandestraat
Lines 14: Exit at the Alexanderplein
Line 3: Exit at the Beukenweg
Line 37: Exit at the Beukenplein stop
Night bus 357: Exit at the 1e van Swindenstraat stop
Ticket prices for Metro, Bus and Tram are:
€ 7.50 for a 24-hour card
€ 12.00 for a 48-hour card
€ 16.00 for a 72-hour card
€ 20.50 for a 96-hour card
Remember, you must check in when entering public transit and (most importantly) check out every time you exit a vehicle, especially when transferring to another vehicle. If you forget to check out, your card may be invalidated.