The Best Amsterdam Airport Hotels

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Updated: October 5, 2020

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Hotels in Amsterdam Schipol Airport.

For the Sheraton, Hilton, and citizenM hotels, follow signs for the Arrivals Hall (and train station). For Mercure and Yotelair, they’re on the security-side of the airport so directions will depend on what gate you’re arriving from.

Hotels in Amsterdam Airport.

In the area near the train station there will be signs for the airport hotels. From here it’s an easy walk down an indoor walkway to the Sheraton and Hilton (the citizenM requires a short walk outside).

I’ve stayed at Amsterdam Schiphol more than any other airport and there are several good hotels and restaurants here.

The Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol are the two best located hotels at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Both are a short indoor walkway from the arrivals hall. The citizenM Schiphol Airport is slightly farther, requires going outside (though there’s a covered walkway), and is not quite as easy to find – but I still consider it an easy walk and a fine choice. Both Mercure Hotel Schiphol Terminal and Yotelair Amsterdam Schiphol Transit Hotel are located “airside” (inside customs and immigration) and are good for a short stay for passengers in transit.

With all the above hotels within walking distance of the airport, there’s little reason to venture farther for airport accommodations. But if you did want more choice, all of the following are a short drive to Schiphol and provide free shuttle service to and from the terminal (free parking is sometimes included in the room rate): Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport, Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam, and Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

If you want to stay in Amsterdam but close to the train station for the quick ride to Schipol then art’otel amsterdam is the best choice. It’s a charming boutique hotel and a 2-minute walk to the station – and then 15 minutes by train to the airport. Many bars and restaurants are nearby and the Red Light District (more bars and restaurants) is within a short walk.

The 5 Best Amsterdam Airport Hotels

1. Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol – Luxury

Luxury 5-star hotel in Amsterdam Airport.
• Great, pet-friendly hotel connected to the main terminal and international train station (100m) via a covered walkway.
• Comfortable, soundproofed rooms with runway views, refrigerators, desks, USB outlets, and marble bathrooms.
• Club Rooms, Executive Rooms, and Suites offer complimentary mini-bars, breakfast, and Club Lounge access.
• 3 dining options – 1 restaurant (specializes in grilled dishes), 1 cafe with sports bar, 1 bar, and Club Lounge.
• Large, well-equipped fitness center with steam and sauna.
• Discounted on-site parking for guests, 2 electric car charging stations, and on-site rental of bikes.
• Room service, front desk, and concierge available 24/7; business center.
• Several dining options in the airport and Hilton hotel close by; city center is less than 15 minutes by train/car.

2. Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol – Luxury

Good 4-star hotel in Amsterdam Airport.
• Good, pet-friendly hotel 500m (10-minute walk) from the main terminal and train station via a covered walkway.
• Soundproofed rooms with blackout curtains and very comfortable beds; family and inter-connected rooms available.
• Executive Rooms and Suites feature Lounge Access with complimentary breakfast and snacks through the day.
• Bowery Restaurant with 3 open kitchens serving Asian and international cuisine, 1 beautiful atrium cafe/bar, and room service (6am-11pm).
eforea spa with a range of treatments and massages, well-equipped 24-hour fitness center, and limited salon services.
• On-site parking (fee applies), 24-hour front desk, and concierge; business center.
• Selection of eateries in the airport and Sheraton hotel close by; city center is less than 15 minutes by train/car.

3. citizenM Schiphol Airport – Moderate

Good 3-star hotel in Amsterdam Airport.
• Great hotel offering affordable luxury just a few minutes (500m) from the airport and train station.
• Modern, soundproofed rooms with King beds and iPad-controlled blackout shades and mood lighting.
• Cafe and bar with fresh coffee and great sandwiches, good-price breakfast.
• Free movie rentals, movie-on-demand, book rentals, and high-speed wi-fi.
• Front desk, room service, and cafe/bar available 24/7.
• Selection of dining options in the airport and hotels close by or in the city center less than 15 minutes by train/car.

4. Mercure Hotel Schiphol Terminal – Moderate

Good 3-star hotel in Amsterdam Airport.
• Good value hotel in Lounge 3 of the airport; no check-in luggage; passport and same/next-day ticket required.
• Rooms with ensuite bathrooms and blackout curtains can be booked for day or night use.
• Vending machines for snacks and beverages.
• Room service and front desk are available round the clock.
• Several dining options, shops, a spa, a library, the Schiphol Rijksmuseum, and Panorama Terrace within the terminal.

5. YOTELAIR Amsterdam Schiphol Transit Hotel – Budget

Good cheap hotel in Amsterdam airport.
• Innovative budget hotel with airplane-inspired first-class cabins in Lounge 2 of the terminal.
• Private showers and single/double/family cabins can be booked by the hour.
• Free toiletries in ensuite bathrooms; foldable workstations with power and USB sockets.
• 24/7 room service with a selection of snacks, ice creams, beverages, and alcoholic drinks.
• 24/7 front desk with complimentary hot beverages.
• Several dining options, shops, a spa, a library, the Schiphol Rijksmuseum, and Panorama Terrace within the terminal.

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