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Completed in 1889 and located in the heart of town, this neo-Renaissance rail station was designed by P.J.H. Cuypers, the same person who designed the famous Rijksmuseum.
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Stationsplein 9, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 344 5074
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Staff was professional and polite. Spacious and efficient. Clean and shoes available in train staging area.

Thank Cobacz
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found this sprawling railroad depot to be surprisingly easy to navigate. It is a major gateway to all of Europe. Once you get the hang of it, you can easily purchase tickets for a wide range of destinations. Ticket agents were extremely helpful The...More

Thank judyoren
Reviewed yesterday

The station was very clean and well organized. It was very crowded so watch for pickpockets (there are also signs). Security will check your ticket to make sure you are allowed in the train area. The lower level had a number of shops and was...More

Thank George O
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The station is quite user-friendly and very clean. The only disappointment is that the tourism office iamsterdam should be open earlier and later than it is currently.

Thank unabuna
Reviewed yesterday

Found getting around via train in Amsterdam to be very easy - you can access trains directly from the airport to Centraal Station. It's quite straightforward. .

Thank TessChicago
Reviewed yesterday

Centraal Station was our first arrival location in Amsterdam. The first thing we noticed was how modern, clean and bright the station was. Staff was helpful in getting us out of the station. It was our first experience at "checking out" instead of checking in...More

Thank Sparky-1967
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Caught the ferry across to the A’dam look out, which runs smoothly and constantly every five minutes or so. Nearly missed the first ferry- we jumped on with two seconds to spare! The actual station is HUGE, the traffic/bicycles/pedestrians is absolute pandemonium, but hey, that’s...More

Thank Ellie H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Impressive building, which dominates the waterside area. If you fly to Amsterdam you will probably end up catching the train from the airport and central station will be your gateway to Amsterdam. The station is a huge Impressive building, which dominates the waterside area. A...More

Thank PoliteEngineer
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful old building with access to trams, boats, and trains. Easy to navigate. Has many stores and shops.

Thank Laurie J
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am a fan of this station Firstly it looks wonderful from the outside Then on the inside, it has everything you need. It has trains to other countries or other parts of The Netherlands, restaurants and bars, is clean, and has all the trams...More

Thank Xcloose
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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Response from C.J. C | Reviewed this property |
for my last trip to amsterdam, i did book directly through hotel's website. try holiday inns or IHG.
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Response from Hendrik70 | Reviewed this property |
Use Booking, works best for Amsterdam
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Response from pixie-alex | Reviewed this property |
I travelled using Thalys from Ams to Paris. If I’m not mistaken the platform is 2b, it was pretty easy to find and you can ask the train / station staff. They are very helpful and can speak English. It will stop in... More