Mar 17 – 19, 2014
Europe/Amsterdam timezone

Local Information

Dinner March 17th

We're going for traditional Dutch cuisine: the Indonesian rice table. A sampling of many exotic dishes and flavours from 'the gordel van smaragd'.

Restaurant Kantjil & de Tijger offers a large rice table for €28.

Starting time is 19.30 hours.

Dinner March 18th
 

Tonight, we're going for a more classical setting in a historic building.

Restaurant Haesje Claes has a the following menu for €27.50, including water and tea or coffee.

Starter:

  • Fish plate
  • Carpaccio
  • Salad with goat cheese
Main course:
  • Dutch steak with pepper sause
  • Salmon in Lobster sause
  • Chicken filet
  • Vegetarian lasagne

Desert:

  • Ice cream with advocaat and chocolate sause

 

Starting time is 19.30 hours.
 

How to reach Amsterdam

By Airplane:
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (IATA: AMS) is well-connected. From the airport buy a one-way train ticket to Amsterdam Centraal (for most hotels) or Amsterdam Science Park (for Nikhef).

See The website of the NS (National Railways).


Hotels

Here are some suggestions for hotels. Prices may vary according to the time of year. You may try your luck at booking.com.

Low budget hotels (price range Euro 75-115)
Hotel Rembrandt telephone +31- (0)20 627 27 14 telefax +31- (0)20 638 02 93
Hotel Smit telephone +31- (0)20 671 47 85 telefax +31- (0)20 662 91 61
Hotel Parklane Telephone +31- (0)20 622 48 04 Telefax +31- (0)20 626 78 27
More expensive hotels (price range Euro 95-115)
NH Tropen hotel telephone +31- (0)20 692 51 11 telefax +31- (0)20 663 09 79
Eden Hotel Amsterdam telephone +31- (0)20 530 78 88 telefax +31- (0)20 624 29 46
Eden Lancaster Hotel telephone +31- (0)20 535 68 88 telefax +31- (0)20 535 68 89
The Bridge Hotel telephone +31- (0)20 623 70 68 telefax +31- (0)20 624 15 65

Expensive hotels (price range Euro 115-175)
AMS Museum hotel
AMS Terdam
AMS Holland
AMS City Centre
Information about this hotelgroup: telephone +31- (0)20 683 18 11 telefax +31- (0)20 616 03 20 http://www.ams.nl

Eden Rembrandt Square
telephone +31- (0)20 530 78 88, telefax +31- (0)20 624 29 46

Eden Hampshire (City Centre) telephone +31 35 - 67 77 217

Most of the hotels mentioned are within 30 minutes distance of our institute by public transport.
On the websites mentioned you can find information about the hotels and the actual rates.

Public transport

The fastest way to get around Amsterdam is by bike and there are plenty of places with bikes for rent.
Amsterdam has an excellent public transport systems, with trams, trains, metros and buses. All operators are standardising on a single system called the OV-chipkaart. Currently this card is required for bus, metro and tram. For train travel it is still possible to buy old-fashioned paper tickets.
Most of the city centre is within walking distance of railway station Amsterdam Centraal, and Nikhef is situated on the Amsterdam Science Park with its own railway station. Timetables and trip planning are available through the NS (national railways).

Nikhef

Our laboratory is found on the Amsterdam Science Park campus, entrance 105. On arrival you can pick up a keycard at the reception desk, and use it to enter (and leave) the building.