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Completed in 1889 and located in the heart of town, this neo-Renaissance rail station was designed by P.J.H. Cuypers, the same person who designed the famous Rijksmuseum.
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Stationsplein 9, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 344 5074
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 May 2013

Hi, I tried to my sites but didn't find the shower information....so I am asking here..I am travelling to Amsterdam next week. My journey duration will be 12 hrs...so want to take a shower before I start my tour. So can any one let me...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 November 2010

Love it or hate it, Centraal Station is the first place you will come to if you are coming into Amsterdam by train. The building itself is gorgeous, and is in the process of being renovated. The large line of ticket counters that used to...More

11  Thank MiouMiou
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All reviews beautiful building busy station beautiful station transport hub lots of shops starting point buy tickets dam square platform ferries architecture schiphol signage coins facade information lockers
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Centraal Station is very easy to navigate, easy to read signage and very helpful staff. Many shops and places to grab a bite to eat. Trams to get you around the city stop right out front of the station.

Thank kiall2014
Reviewed yesterday

Easy to get too and you can see it almost everywhere you walk so as not to get lost...……………...too much :)

Thank MariaL1470
Reviewed yesterday

This location is perfect! Grab a metro pass to use the trains, buses, etc. we grabbed the two day and were able to explore all over and ride to the airport when we headed out of town. Much cheaper and faster than cabs! The train...More

Thank regretfreeJY
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So nice building ! So big, well organized inside So many shops Information boxes are very professionals Not so far from down town

Thank 267najeta
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the train from the airport to the city. We stayed in the Doubletree which is next door. There are plenty of places to shop and eat. The bus depot is behind the station.

Thank mango_eater
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Flew into Amsterdam and looked for an easy way to get to our hotel in the central area. Purchased two round trip tickets for €20. Train was on time and runs every 20 minutes. Took about 15 minutes to reach our station. Easy walk to...More

Thank mrbill67
Reviewed 2 days ago

There were plenty of shops and restaurants. As well as access to several methods of transportation. The station is very clean and they have police patrolling continually.

Thank rfurney24
Reviewed 3 days ago

the architecture of this place like most amsterdam is old and majestous. it reflect fact city was spared during World war from destruction. very nice to visit, or sit and admire. inside is a large variety of comemrces. all is clean.

Thank Maciej84
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Everything about the station puts the UK to shame. Clean, plenty of ticket machines, easy to navigate, efficient update boards, and on time trains. It made the airport transfer so easy and quick (about 20 mins - 2 stops).

Thank Jojoscorpio72
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was supprised how well laid out Central Station was laid out. There was light rail, trolies ships, etc that had access. There were plenty of shops and resturants.

Thank Donny W
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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Kirt K
25 August 2018|
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
When you get into the front hall of the airport terminal (following signs to ground transportation), you will see ticket kiosks and crowds of people. You can use either the kiosk, or get in line at the ticket counter... More
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Response from esperanza19 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Lee Februari you can visit Amsterdam. Maybe there will be snow and Cold weather. So bring warm clothes with you. 3-4 days or a weekend is ok to visit Amsterdam. Take the Eurostar. But,flyng is cheaper. Look at... More
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Response from esperanza19 | Reviewed this property |
You can also hotels via TripAdvisor. Or Trivago Or at Stayokay THIS are hostels in the Netherlands. Or training the New Corendon Amsterdam city hotel