Hotels near Olympic Stadium
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The Olympic Stadium (or Olympisch Stadion, as it is known in Dutch) was built to accommodate the 1928 Summer Olympics, held in Amsterdam. Its first event was in May of that year, which was the Olympic hockey tournament. Since then, the stadium has housed concerts, football matches, and other athletic events. When it was completed, it held 31,600 people. Nearly a decade later, the De Kuip Stadium was completed in Rotterdam, which prompted local authorities to approve an expansion so that the Olympic Stadium had a capacity of 64,000. Visitors can still watch European athletes compete within the stadium.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Olympic Stadium

NH Carlton Amsterdam
NH Carlton Amsterdam
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7.0
Good
Vijzelstraat 4, Amsterdam
from $134
Apollo Museumhotel Amsterdam City Centre
Apollo Museumhotel Amsterdam City Centre
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7.3
Good
Pieter Cornelisz. Hooftstraat 2, Amsterdam
from $76
Bilderberg Garden Hotel
Bilderberg Garden Hotel
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7.9
Good
Dijsselhofplantsoen 7, Amsterdam
from $129
The Flying Pig Uptown Hostel
The Flying Pig Uptown Hostel
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8.3
Excellent
Vossiusstraat 46, Amsterdam
from $19
Hotel Avenue
Hotel Avenue
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7.7
Good
Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 33, Amsterdam
from $121
Cocomama
Cocomama
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9.1
Excellent
Westeinde 18, Amsterdam
from $49
A Bed & Breakfast Flynt
A Bed & Breakfast Flynt
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9.2
Excellent
Eerste Helmersstraat 34, Amsterdam
from $120
Hotel V Frederiksplein
Hotel V Frederiksplein
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7.9
Good
Weteringschans 136, Amsterdam
from $126
Banks Mansion
Banks Mansion
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9.3
Excellent
Herengracht 519-525, Amsterdam
from $184
Botel
Botel
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7.5
Good
NDSM Pier 3, Amsterdam
from $54
More About Hotels near Olympic Stadium...

The government had actually planned to demolish the stadium in 1987, but it became a national monument, so it underwent renovations instead. Two new bridges also went in for easier accessibility to the stadium for both foot/bicycle and vehicle traffic.

Which Hotels Have the Best View near Olympic Stadium?

The Olympic Stadium Amsterdam location is in the southwestern part of the city. Hotels nearby include Hampshire Hotel – The Manor Amsterdam, which includes fully restored rooms within a 19th-century building, and De L’Europe Amsterdam, a luxurious hotel that is pet-friendly. The world-famous Bord’Eau restaurant within the hotel also has two Michelin stars, and the more economical dining option on-site, Het Terras, provides views of the nearby Amstel River.

What are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel Near Olympic Stadium?

During a stay in the Olympic Stadium area, guests might not appreciate the noise that comes from the venue. However, since the location stopped hosting concerts, it isn’t as much of a problem. The major benefit of staying nearby is that guests can walk or take a short ride on public transit to get to the Olympic Stadium.

What Do I Need to Know About Olympic Stadium?

This iconic landmark is certainly worth a visit during a trip to Amsterdam. Famous athletes participated in events there and earned gold, silver, and bronze medals for their countries. Guided stadium tours are also available for groups of five or more for a small fee, and they require advance reservations via phone.