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Guidebook for Amsterdam

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Sweets Hotel
Joined in 2018
Sweets Hotel

Guidebook for Amsterdam

Food Scene
The perfect spot to have wide-ranging breakfast or brunch with culinary influences from New Zealand all the way to Brazil. Try the Eggs Benny, they’re irresistible!
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Bakers & Roasters
16 Kadijksplein
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The perfect spot to have wide-ranging breakfast or brunch with culinary influences from New Zealand all the way to Brazil. Try the Eggs Benny, they’re irresistible!
Get your warm croissants from the early-opening bakery across the street. Three dedicated bakers prepare their baked goods freshly every morning.
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Dé Bakker van Oost
42 Sumatrastraat
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Get your warm croissants from the early-opening bakery across the street. Three dedicated bakers prepare their baked goods freshly every morning.
Passioned Chef Klaas has created one of best fish restaurants in Amsterdam. Enjoy your creative fish dishes while overviewing the Scheepvaartmuseum.
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Restaurant éénvistwéévis Amsterdam
6 Schippersgracht
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Passioned Chef Klaas has created one of best fish restaurants in Amsterdam. Enjoy your creative fish dishes while overviewing the Scheepvaartmuseum.
Tired of standard? Try an Ethiopian meal at Kilimanjaro.
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Kilimanjaro Restaurant
6 Rapenburgerplein
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Tired of standard? Try an Ethiopian meal at Kilimanjaro.
No nonsense high quality food with a view on the water and the greatest selection of German wines.
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Scheepskameel
7 Kattenburgerstraat
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No nonsense high quality food with a view on the water and the greatest selection of German wines.
Go for a culinary meal and let the two chef brothers surprise you with a 5-course surprise dinner.
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Gebr. Hartering
10 Peperstraat
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Go for a culinary meal and let the two chef brothers surprise you with a 5-course surprise dinner.
Go to Sotto for amazing pizza’s baked in its wood-fired stone oven. Sotto claims to serve the best pizza in the Netherlands.
SOTTO Pizza Kadijksplein
4 Kadijksplein
Go to Sotto for amazing pizza’s baked in its wood-fired stone oven. Sotto claims to serve the best pizza in the Netherlands.
Have a decent meal in a peaceful and authentic greenhouse overlooking Artis Zoo.
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De Plantage
36 Plantage Kerklaan
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Have a decent meal in a peaceful and authentic greenhouse overlooking Artis Zoo.
New kid on the block! Open since November 2017 and already a town’s favorite. They cook on open fire and work with seasonal veggies.
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Restaurant Entrepot
8 Entrepotdok
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New kid on the block! Open since November 2017 and already a town’s favorite. They cook on open fire and work with seasonal veggies.
Cosy and authentic Italian restaurant, rolling-distance from your bridge house. In summer the terrace is busy, so be quick to get a place in the last rays of sunlight!
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Restaurant A Tavola B.V.
9 Kadijksplein
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Cosy and authentic Italian restaurant, rolling-distance from your bridge house. In summer the terrace is busy, so be quick to get a place in the last rays of sunlight!
Drinks & Nightlife
Very cool and simple neighbourhood pub for a beer or a quick snack after a long day of strolling through Amsterdam.
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Café Orloff Amsterdam
11 Kadijksplein
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Very cool and simple neighbourhood pub for a beer or a quick snack after a long day of strolling through Amsterdam.
Authentic Dutch pub with a lot of character and a good place to have a drink with the locals.
15
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Cafe de Druif
83 Rapenburgerplein
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Authentic Dutch pub with a lot of character and a good place to have a drink with the locals.
This place was the former home to a sluice master. Now it is transformed into a very typical and picturesque cafe. Do not expect any culinary dishes, just stop for a few drinks or a coffee.
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Café de Sluyswacht
1 Jodenbreestraat
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This place was the former home to a sluice master. Now it is transformed into a very typical and picturesque cafe. Do not expect any culinary dishes, just stop for a few drinks or a coffee.
Café Scharrebier is a spot for locals, but feel free to join them for a cold beer with a typical Dutch ‘bitterbal’ before going out for dinner.
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Cafe Scharrebier
1 Rapenburgerplein
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Café Scharrebier is a spot for locals, but feel free to join them for a cold beer with a typical Dutch ‘bitterbal’ before going out for dinner.
Great bar with an old school feel. Here, the bearded barbershop guy is your bartender. Note that it’s a small venue; arrive early or make a reservation.
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Hiding In Plain Sight
18 Rapenburg
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Great bar with an old school feel. Here, the bearded barbershop guy is your bartender. Note that it’s a small venue; arrive early or make a reservation.
Parks & Nature
This is one of the first large parks laid out by the municipality of Amsterdam.
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Oosterpark
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This is one of the first large parks laid out by the municipality of Amsterdam.
Among Europe’s oldest botanic gardens is The Hortus. Book a guided tour or discover it by yourself!
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Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam
2a Plantage Middenlaan
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Among Europe’s oldest botanic gardens is The Hortus. Book a guided tour or discover it by yourself!
Getting Around
Close to the city center. Parking your car for 5 – 24 hours? You’ll pay no more than €20.
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Parking Garage Oosterdok
150 Oosterdoksstraat
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Close to the city center. Parking your car for 5 – 24 hours? You’ll pay no more than €20.
€0,60 per 9 minutes - €30,00 per 12 hours - €40,00 per 24 hours.
Q-Park IJ Oever Centrum
9 Vriesseveem
€0,60 per 9 minutes - €30,00 per 12 hours - €40,00 per 24 hours.
€20,00 per 24 hours.
Parking Waterlooplein
238 Valkenburgerstraat
€20,00 per 24 hours.
Rent a bike at Mike’s bike rental and go incognito among the Dutch. With or without insurance.
Mike's Bike Rentals
176 Prins Hendrikkade
Rent a bike at Mike’s bike rental and go incognito among the Dutch. With or without insurance.
Easy, cheap, fast and sustainable bicycles in all shapes and sizes.
MacBike Rental Waterlooplein
199 Waterlooplein
Easy, cheap, fast and sustainable bicycles in all shapes and sizes.
Arts & Culture
500 years of maritime history showed by interactive exhibitions. Discover how the sea has shaped the Dutch culture. On board of ship the Amsterdam, Rinus the Rat will take you back to the 17th and 18th centuries.
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Het Scheepvaartmuseum
1 Kattenburgerplein
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500 years of maritime history showed by interactive exhibitions. Discover how the sea has shaped the Dutch culture. On board of ship the Amsterdam, Rinus the Rat will take you back to the 17th and 18th centuries.
Learn about the Dutch resistance in World War II. You'll see, hear and read fascinating stories about the exceptional as well as the everyday. Both interactive and non-interactive exhibitions.
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Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam
61 Plantage Kerklaan
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Learn about the Dutch resistance in World War II. You'll see, hear and read fascinating stories about the exceptional as well as the everyday. Both interactive and non-interactive exhibitions.
Bacteria, biotechnology, yeast… We are surrounded by microbes in all shapes and sizes. Are microbes also a sustainable alternative for plastic? Learn all about it in Micropia.
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Micropia
38-40 Plantage Kerklaan
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Bacteria, biotechnology, yeast… We are surrounded by microbes in all shapes and sizes. Are microbes also a sustainable alternative for plastic? Learn all about it in Micropia.
Entertainment & Activities
No nature in the city center? Wrong! In Artis zoo you are surrounded by plants and animals. Combine your visit with a visit to the Artis-Micropia museum and save on the admission price.
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Amsterdam, Artis
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No nature in the city center? Wrong! In Artis zoo you are surrounded by plants and animals. Combine your visit with a visit to the Artis-Micropia museum and save on the admission price.
Shopping
With about 300 stalls it can’t be hard to find yourself a nice souvenir. Amsterdam’s oldest flea market is opened from Monday to Saturday.
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Waterlooplein Market
2 Waterlooplein
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With about 300 stalls it can’t be hard to find yourself a nice souvenir. Amsterdam’s oldest flea market is opened from Monday to Saturday.
A local market grown into a global market. Both food and non-food available at more than 250 stalls.
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Dappermarkt
279 Dapperstraat
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A local market grown into a global market. Both food and non-food available at more than 250 stalls.
Up for a few hours of browsing and people watching? Go to the Nieuwmarkt (New Market) located in Amsterdam’s China Town. At Nieuwmarkt there’s cafes, bars, restaurants and interesting shops.
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Nieuwmarkt
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Up for a few hours of browsing and people watching? Go to the Nieuwmarkt (New Market) located in Amsterdam’s China Town. At Nieuwmarkt there’s cafes, bars, restaurants and interesting shops.