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

InterContinental London Park Lane
InterContinental London Park Lane
1 Hamilton Place, Park Lane, London
from $351
Hilton London Kensington
Hilton London Kensington
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3.9
179-199 Holland Park Avenue, London
from $89
Park Plaza County Hall London
Park Plaza County Hall London
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4.2
1 Addington Street, London
from $150
Corus Hotel Hyde Park
Corus Hotel Hyde Park
Lancaster Gate, London
from $108
St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection
St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection
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4.5
Caxton Street 2, London
from $157
Hotel Russell
Hotel Russell
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4.0
1-8 Russell Square Bloomsbury, London
from $161
Novotel London Tower Bridge
Novotel London Tower Bridge
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4.3
10 Pepys Street, London
from $100
Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
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4.1
68-86 Cromwell Road Kensington, London
from $108
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London ExCel
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London ExCel
2 Festoon Way, Royal Victoria Dock, London
from $75
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41
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4.8
41 Buckingham Palace Road, London
from $344
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.

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