Looking for a hotel in and around Amsterdam Schiphol airport? There are a few of hotel options at the airport itself plus a number of hotels a short train, shuttle bus or taxi ride away.
Staying at a Schiphol hotel may be convenient if you have an early flight departure or overnight transfer at Amsterdam. Or perhaps if you are on a very short visit to Amsterdam, such as a business meeting. That said, some visitors who find a good hotel rate decide to base themselves near the airport and travel into the city each day.
The following is an overview of Amsterdam airport hotels. Some of these will be used by airlines in the event of delays and cancellations.
Hotels at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
There are 5 hotels at Schiphol airport including 2 located within the terminal itself (departures side). Room demand is driven by business travellers so you will likely find cheaper rates at the weekend.
Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel & Conference Center – This is a very convenient hotel just a short 50m covered walk from the airport station hall exit. It is the closest hotel to the airport (apart from the small and limited-access terminal hotels).
Part of the Marriott chain, it has comfortable rooms which have been recently renovated. Facilities include an atrium bar, meeting rooms and very good gym/spa facilities (currently closed). Obviously you pay a premium for the location, standard rates range €150-€350. Check prices & book
Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol – The Schiphol Hilton (opened 2015) has 433 rooms and is connected by covered walkway, about 5-8 minutes walk from the terminal. The rooms are spacious and stylish, some face a large inner atrium, others have views of the airport. Standard rates range €140-€350. Check prices & book
Citizen M Schiphol Airport – This is a good budget choice, a design hotel with very small modern all-white rooms and free WiFi. The rooms have a wall-to-wall king size bed with shower and toilet pods. Perhaps it is best suited for individuals and couples. There is a 24 hour lounge bar with funky furniture. It is located just 5 minutes away from the airport hall by covered outside walkway. Standard rates range €70-€230. Check prices & book
If you need supplies, Schiphol Plaza at the arrivals area has a supermarket, pharmacy and some bars/restaurants.
There are also 2 small hotels located within the airport terminal itself beyond passport control in the non-Schengen departures area. These are the Mercure Hotel Schiphol Terminal and the YOTELAir pod-style hotel.
These offer day and overnight rates and are available for transfer passengers. You cannot access these with check-in luggage.
|Amsterdam Travel Ticket – This is a useful transport ticket for those staying in and around Schiphol airport. It comes as a 1/2/3 day card (€17/€22.50/€28) combining the airport train/bus journey to the city centre with unlimited use of GVB transport in Amsterdam. Book the Amsterdam Travel Tickets online here and pick-up when you arrive.|
Schiphol Hotels in Hoofddorp
Hoofddorp is a town 6km west of Schiphol airport which is accessible by a regular 4 minute train ride, shuttle bus or taxi. Most of the hotels are clustered in a business park around the station.
There are NS Sprinter trains running between Hoofddorp and Schiphol Airport. The first train to the airport leaves at about 0530. The last train from the airport to Hoofddorp departs around 0100. There are also up to 4x hourly direct trains between Hoofddorp and Amsterdam Central Station, a 25 minute trip.
The nearest hotels to Hoofddorp station are the Novotel and Hampton by Hilton.
Please note, the free shuttle transfers to/from the airport may need to be pre-booked at your hotel. The shuttles can be busy and overbooked so you may need to take a taxi if pressed for time. Shuttles generally run from around 0600-0000, so are not an option for a very early flight.
A taxi between Hoofddorp and Schiphol Airport will set you back about €20.
Hoofddorp has the following 8 international chain hotels which are branded as “Schiphol Airport” properties. The lower room rates can be attractive to some Schiphol travellers.
Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport – Modern Accor property located just a 200m walk from Hoofddorp station – the nearest hotel to the station. It has a large and pleasant foyer area, stylish and spacious rooms and an excellent breakfast buffet. Standard room rates range €80-€200. Check prices & book
Hyatt Place Amsterdam Schiphol Airport – The Hyatt Place is around 1km from Hoofddorp station. It has good-sized rooms with a simple but stylish decor. Decent breakfast spread and free shuttle to/from the airport. Standard rates range €90-€200. Check prices & book
Ninetynine Hotel Amsterdam Airport – New budget design hotel from the German chain. Has small, stylish well-equipped rooms, a pleasant lobby and a bowl bar for food. Around 1.6km from Hoofddorp station. Prices range from €70-€230. Check prices & book
Moxy Amsterdam Schiphol Airport – The stylish and economic Marriott hotel chain brand aimed at the millennial traveller. Hotel (opened in 2020) has compact rooms with styled decor, bar/lounge with board games available, free WiFi and an airport shuttle service. Around 2km from Hoofddorp station. Prices range from €90-€200. Check prices & book
NH Amsterdam Schiphol Airport – A large hotel located just over 2km from Hoofddorp station. Renovated rooms are well-appointed with neutral decor. Good breakfast in a light and airy greenhouse space. Standard rates range €90-€200. Check prices & book
Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol – The Hilton budget brand hotel is about 500m from Hoofddorp station. It has compact, comfortable rooms with good beds. The complimentary breakfast spread is reasonable although can get busy. There is a free shuttle bus to/from the airport which runs every 40mins or so. Standard rates range €90-€200. Check prices & book
Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam Schiphol – The budget IHG hotel brand offers small but functional rooms, a free continental breakfast and can have rates below €100 if booked in advance. It is also located 800m from Hoofddorp station, across the road from the Crowne Plaza and shares the same free shuttle bus. Standard rates range €80-€180. Check prices & book
Courtyard by Marriott Amsterdam Airport – This hotel is located a good distance away from the above cluster of hotels, about 4km north from Hoofddorp station, next to the Haarlemmermeerse Bos park. The shuttle bus to/from the airport costs €8. Rooms are spacious if a little conservative. Standard rates range €90-€300. Check prices & book
Other Hotels around Amsterdam Schiphol
There are a number of hotels located around the periphery of the airport. These are in Schiphol Oost, Aalsmeerdebrug, Badhoevendorp or just off the motorway network. Some are only accessible by shuttle bus or taxi/Uber.
If you are looking for neighbourhoods with atmosphere then consider booking in Amsterdam centre instead.
Steigenberger Airport Hotel Amsterdam – This large hotel (440 rooms) is located at Schiphol-Oost, the airport’s eastern perimeter near offices, hangars and general aviation (private jet) terminal. It offers large, modern rooms, swimming pool and good restaurants facilities. There is a small express supermarket (AH To Go) nearby for basic supplies. A dedicated shuttle bus transfers guests to/from the airport. Standard rates range €90-€230. Check prices & book
Renaissance Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Hotel – The relatively new Renaissance (Marriott) is found in Schiphol Oost not far from the Amsterdamse Bos woods. Rooms are modern and well-appointed, there is a good breakfast buffet spread and free shuttle bus to/from the airport. Standard rates range €80-€190. Check prices & book
Ibis Styles Amsterdam Airport – AccorHotels has 3 Ibis branded hotels around Schiphol. The Ibis Styles is also at Schiphol Oost and offers basic but comfortable rooms with some quirky decor. The free shuttle bus is shared with the other Ibis properties below. Standard rates range €70-€160. Check prices & book
Hotel Ibis Schiphol Amsterdam Airport – No-nonsense budget hotel located on the northern edge of the airport perimeter, close to Badhoevendorp village. Average breakfast. Free Ibis shuttle service. Standard rates range €70-€180. Check prices & book
Ibis Budget Amsterdam Airport – The Ibis Budget is located nextdoor to the sister Ibis property. Small, no frills rooms at affordable rates and adequate for a 1 night stay. Free Ibis shuttle service. Standard rates range €60-€160. Check prices & book
Radisson Blu Hotel Amsterdam Airport – Located in a business park at Schiphol-Rijk (southern periphary) near Aalsmeerdebrug village. This is a reasonable standard hotel with free WiFi and good breakfast. Renovated rooms are well-appointed with splashes of colour. Free half-hourly shuttle bus though the timetable is a little patchy. Standard rates range €100-€270. Check prices & book
Park Inn by Radisson Amsterdam Airport Schiphol – Also at Schiphol-Rijk, the Park Inn is a basic hotel with compact but functional rooms. Shares the same free shuttle bus with the nearby sister Radisson Blu hotel. Standard rates range €80-€220. Check prices & book
Van der Valk Schiphol – This Dutch chain hotel is located on a service station stop on the A4 motorway, south-west of the airport. It has spacious rooms with balconies, free WiFi, swimming pool and free shuttle bus. A good choice for large groups, those needing meeting facilities and quick motorway access. Standard rates range €80-€180. Check prices & book
This article was originally published in 2010 and has continuously been updated. Last update 22 November 2021.