What to do in Amsterdam?
Hotel Ajax is situated in the heart of Amsterdam's city center. Most of the main tourist attractions in the centre are within walking distance from the hotel.
Museums and historical buildings
The most famous museums in the surrounding of Hotel Ajax are the Van Gogh museum, the Anne Frank House, Madame Tussaud's, the Dutch Maritime Museum, the Jewish Historical Museum, Rembrandt House, the Royal Palace and the famous Rijksmuseum with many art of Holland's best known artist Rembrandt.
Also the Amsterdam Diamond centre and the Heineken brewery are definitely worth visiting and are easy to reach by a short walk. In the Spui street next to the hotel the beautiful Old Lutheran Church can be found, which was built in the 17th century. The largest synagogue of old Amsterdam is also easily reached by a short walk.
At our reception is more information available regarding bike rental.
At our hotel there is the possibility to make reservations for bus trips. These busses will take you to famous tourist attractions in and around Amsterdam and Holland like Madurodam, Volendam (wind mills and clogs), the Zaanse Schans, Gouda (cheese market).
You can also reserve a canal cruise. There are many different cruises; day or night cruises, but also disco-cruises and even a dinner-cruise can be made. This is the optimum way to see Amsterdam's large and busy harbour.
RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre
Hotel Ajax is a perfect choice for business people, as it is possible to move very easy and fast through Amsterdam by public transport. Especially the RAI Exhibition and Congresscentre can be reached easily as tram number 4 stops in front of the hotel and takes you straight to the Exhibitioncentre.
Because of Hotel Ajax's excellent location, you are only a few steps away from the places to be.
The nicest pubs, bars, casinos, discotheques and coffee-shops on Damsquare, Rembrandtsquare and Amsterdam's oldest city quarter; the Red Light District are a short walk away.
In the surrounding area of our hotel you will also find popular shopping areas that can offer you various kind of shops, the most charming boutiques and the prettiest cafés of Amsterdam.
The staff of the hotel will be pleased to help you find your way in Amsterdam.