art'otel amsterdam sits near Anne Frank House
When you want to soak up the spirit of Amsterdam, there’s no better place to stay than art’otel amsterdam, located directly across from Amsterdam Central Station. From our hotel, it’s an easy walk to the city’s most iconic attractions, including Madame Tussauds, Rijksmuseum, EYE Film Museum, the Anne Frank House, the Westergas and Jordaan neighbourhoods. You can find fabulous keepsakes in the 9 Straatjes, take a romantic stroll beside the canal, glimpse the treasures in the Royal Palace or explore Dam Square. When you're ready to head home, take advantage of our hotel’s proximity to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
The finest local attractions include:
- A’DAM LOOKOUT (0.9 km)
Get a stunning view of all Amsterdam from the top of this 135-metre tower. If you’re feeling especially adventurous, try Europe’s highest swing, 100 metres above the ground.
Phone: +31 20 242 0100
- Anne Frank House (1.3 km)
This house is where Anne Frank and her family hid during the Nazi occupation of 1942. It is preserved as a testament to her life and the stories conveyed in her world-famous diary.
Phone: +31 20 556 7100
- Beurs van Berlage (1.3 km)
Formerly housing the Stock Exchange in Amsterdam, this 100-plus-year-old building now serves as an exhibition and concert hall.
Phone: +31 20 530 4141
- Bimhuis (2 km)
Music lovers can choose from the 300 concerts hosted every year at this Amsterdam music venue, reflecting the diversity of Dutch culture.
Phone: +31 20 788 2188
- De 9 Straatjes (9 Streets Downtown) (1.7 km)
Bursting with shops, cafes and galleries, this neighbourhood in the canal district is a great place for boutique shoppers and lovers of all things creative.
- EYE Film Museum (1 km)
Located on the IJ river, this central archive for Dutch film contains cinema-related pieces from the founding of the film industry in the Netherlands in 1895.
Phone: +31 20 589 1400
- Foam (1.7 km)
A vital part of Amsterdam’s art scene, Foam is a world-class photography museum featuring a variety of rotating exhibitions by master photographers.
Phone: + 31 20 551 6500
- Jordaan (1.4 km)
This nearby neighbourhood once housed the great artist Rembrandt. Jordaan is now an upscale area filled with art galleries, eateries, speciality shops and stunning historical buildings.
- Leidse Square (2 km)
A bustling town square noted for its vibrant nightlife, Leidse is home to street performers, nightclubs, restaurants, theatres and boutique shops.
- Rijksmuseum (3.7 km)
The most visited museum in the Netherlands boasts 8,000 objects of art and history on display.
Phone: +31 20 6747 000
- Ripley’s Believe It or Not! (0.8 km)
Amazing attractions span five floors at this must-see tourist site. You won’t want to miss the Odditorium, full of intriguing and unbelievable objects like a seven-metre robot made of car parts and a real T-rex skull.
Phone: +31 20 369 7120
- Royal Palace (0.7 km)
A short stroll from art’otel amsterdam, the Royal Palace Amsterdam is one of three palaces used by the Dutch royal family. Built in the Dutch Golden Age, it is now open for tours.
Phone: +31 20 522 6161
- Stedelijk Museum (4 km)
The leading location for modern and contemporary art in Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum wows more than 675,000 visitors each year.
Phone: +31 20 573 2911
- Westerpark (1.8 km)
This gorgeous park and event venue emerged from the structure of a 19th-century factory. It’s the place for lively cultural events or enjoying urban green spaces.
Popular Amsterdam cultural events:
- Amsterdam Dance Event
- Amsterdam Fringe Festival
- FashionWeek Amsterdam
- HISWA In-water Boat Show
- Holland Festival
- International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
- Over Het IJ Festival
- PAN Amsterdam
- PICNIC Festival
- Pride Amsterdam
Get the art'otel priority pass to access all the museums and attractions of Amsterdam. This will save you hours waiting in ticket lines. Visit any museum you like and pay afterwards.