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

Central Park Hotel Hyde Park
Central Park Hotel Hyde Park
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7.0
Good
49/67 Queensborough Terrace London W2 3SY England, London
from $53
Conrad London St James Hotel
Conrad London St James Hotel
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8.9
Excellent
22-28 Broadway London SW1H OBH England, London
from $295
Athenaeum Hotel
Athenaeum Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
116 Piccadilly, London
from $274
Four Seasons Hotel Park Lane
Four Seasons Hotel Park Lane
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9.2
Excellent
Hamilton Place, London
from $419
Holiday Inn London - Mayfair
Holiday Inn London - Mayfair
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7.9
Good
3 Berkeley Street, London
from $205
Pembridge Palace Hotel
Pembridge Palace Hotel
55 Prince's Square London W2 4PX England, London
from $35
Carlton Hotel
Carlton Hotel
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6.4
Good
Birkenhead Street, London
from $59
The Ritz London
The Ritz London
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9.1
Excellent
150 Piccadilly, London
from $315
Langham Hotel
Langham Hotel
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9.2
Excellent
1c Portland Place, London
from $265
Club Quarters, St. Paul s
Club Quarters, St. Paul s
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8.2
Excellent
24 Ludgate Hill, London
from $125
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.