Hotel & Travel
Hotel Okura Amsterdam is situated in the middle of 'De Pijp', one of the most cosmopolitan and vibrant districts of Amsterdam. Often referred to as the Quartier Latin of Amsterdam, this lively part of the city is known for its narrow streets crowded by a mix of people from all classes and countries.
Only 15 minutes away from Schiphol International Airport, Hotel Okura Amsterdam is one of the finest five-star luxury hotels in the Netherlands and part of the Japanese chain Okura Hotels & Resorts. With bus and tram stops just around the corner, the hotel is also easy to reach by public transportation.
The hotel rate is €220.00 per night inclusive of all taxes. Breakfast will be billed at a rate of €29.50 per person per day. Additional rates may apply for additional guests per room.
Due to limited availability, if you would like to arrive prior to Tuesday, 17 April 2018 or depart after Thursday, 19 April 2018, please fill in your preferred extension dates in the Special Request field in the hotel section of the online conference registration site. If you have already registered, you may edit your information online. You will need to provide the registration confirmation number provided in your confirmation email.
Changing Your Reservation
If you need to cancel your hotel reservation completely, notification must be received 72 hours prior to your scheduled check-in date. Hotel reservations cancelled less than 72 hours prior to arrival may not be refundable.
All changes/cancellations must be made through NorthPointe Meetings or via the online registration site. Please do not contact the hotel directly.
Hotel Okura Amsterdam is located on the banks of the Amstel Canal, close to the financial, cultural and entertainment district of Amsterdam. The city´s motorways are easily accessible and Schiphol International Airport is only a 15 minute drive away. See below for directions to the hotel, or access directions on the hotel website.
From all directions, follow Ring Amsterdam (A10). Take exit RAI (S109) and follow direction RAI/Centrum (S109) at the traffic lights. Follow the signs direction Amsterdam-Zuid (S109). Drive straight on (passing the RAI Congress Centre on the left) and follow the right lane, into the Scheldestraat. At the traffic lights, drive straight on and after 500 meters Hotel Okura Amsterdam is on the right hand side.
By public transportation:
- From Central Station: take metro 51 (to Westwijk), metro 54 (to Gein) or metro 53 (to Kraaienneststation) to the Amstel Station. At the Amstel Station, take tram 12 (to Sloterdijk), stopping-place Scheldestraat. Travelling time: ± 22 minutes.
- From Station Amsterdam-Zuid: take bus 65 (to KNSM Eiland), stopping-place Scheldestraat. Travelling time: ± 15 minutes.
- From Amstel Station: take tram 12 (to Sloterdijk), stopping-place Scheldestraat. Travelling time: ± 15 minutes.
- From Station RAI: a 15 minute walk to Hotel Okura Amsterdam.
For the actual departure times of public transportation, visit www.9292.nl.
If you are traveling from Schiphol International Airport to Hotel Okura Amsterdam, the hotel recommends TCA, Connexxion, BIOS-groep, Staxi and Schipholtaxi as reliable taxi companies.
Parking at the hotel:
Hotel Okura Amsterdam has spacious parking facilities. The parking fee is €4 per hour. As a hotel guest you pay €40 per 24 hours.
In reference to the environment and the increase in use of electrical cars, the hotel has 2 electrical power charger points available in the parking garage that are free of charge. A universal power cable can be connected to the wall-mounted power charger. Please find the power supply points that are located on spot #11 and #12 in the hotel parking garage.
P+R (Park and Ride) spots offers visitors to Amsterdam a smart parking solution. P+R spots are parking spots at the edge of town where you can easily switch to public transport. The price for parking in a P+R car park is only €1 or €8 per 24 hours – with a maximum parking time of up to 96 hours (subject to exceptions).
The P+R rates are calculated as follows:
- Enter on weekdays before 10 am: €8 for the first 24 hours, then €1 for subsequent 24 hour periods
- Enter on weekdays after 10 am: €1 per 24 hours
- Enter in the weekend: €1 per 24 hours
For more information about the location of P+R spots in Amsterdam and applicable terms and conditions, please visit the website of IAmsterdam.
If you have any questions, email Dana Janosek at NorthPointe Meetings or call +1 630 416 8801 between the hours of 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CT (2:00 PM - 11:00 PM GMT).
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