Venue and Accommodation

  • Amsterdam Marriott
    Stadhouderskade 12
    Amsterdam, 1054 ES
    Tel: + 31-20-6075555


    Click here to go straight to the Amsterdam Marriott room reservation page to book your accommodation. There are now only Executive Rooms (room rate €269 + taxes) available at the Marriott during the Summit.

    Alternative hotel accommodation

    NH Hotel Amsterdam Centre (a 2 minute walk to the Marriott)
    Standard room rate: €185.60 + taxes including breakfast
    Click here to go straight to the NH Hotel reservation page to book your accommodation.
    Room rate available until Tuesday 20 May.

    Summit Headquarters

    The Amsterdam Marriott was Marriott’s first hotel outside the USA. The hotel is situated in the cultural heart of Amsterdam, surrounded by theatres, museums, cafes and restaurants. It is a five minute walk to many attractions including the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, the Vondelpark, the world heritage canal district and the vibrant Leidseplein.

    The meetings rooms have recently been upgraded into the new Marriott contemporary style with areas that have been created into state of the art, multi-functional meeting rooms, all on one floor. As a Summit delegate and guest at the hotel there will be ample space and opportunity to easily join Summit sessions, meet and work.

    There is complimentary WiFi in the lobby, bar and meeting rooms. Guests of the AMEC Summit also have complimentary internet access in their bedrooms.

    How to get to the Amsterdam Marriott

    Click here for a map to the hotel

    Schiphol Amsterdam Airport is one of the largest airports of Europe with more than 300 direct connections to cities all over the world. The airport is situated near Amsterdam with convenient access to the city and our hotel via public transport or taxi.

    The hotel is only 30 minutes from Schiphol Amsterdam Airport
    Cost: €40

    Trains directly connect to Amsterdam Central Station every 15 minutes. The journey takes 15 minutes. Cost: €3.90
    From Amsterdam Central Station a taxi to the hotel costs €15 – €20
    From Amsterdam Central Station you can take tram 1, 2 or 5 to the Leidsesquare, which is a 5 minute walk from the hotel.

    Bus 197 leaves from in front of the Airport arrivals hall which stops at the Leidsesquare in front of the hotel.  The journey takes 35 minutes. Cost: €2.98

    Discounted accommodation rates

    AMEC negotiated a special Summit room rate for all delegates from Saturday 7 June to Monday 16 June. AMEC is holding rooms at these rates until Tuesday 13 May. After Tuesday 13 May rooms will be available at these rates dependent on hotel availability. There is limited availability so we advise you book your room as soon as possible. This rate includes full American Buffet breakfast.


    How to book your accommodation

    Click here to go straight to the Amsterdam Marriott reservation page to book your accommodation at the special AMEC discounted rate.

    Room type
    The room rates include breakfast, wi-fi and are exclusive of 5.5% city tax
    Summit discounted rate per night Rack rate room only per night
    Deluxe Room single €219 €279
    Deluxe Room double/twin €239 €279
    Upgrade to Guest Room with Executive Lounge Access €269 (single use)
    €289 (double use)
    €329 (single use)
    €349 (double use)
    Upgrade to Corner Executive Room with Executive Lounge Access €314 (single use)
    €334 (double use)
    €344 (single use)
    €364 (double use)
    Upgrade to Executive Suite with Executive Lounge Access €719 €779

    Any questions regarding your room booking contact:
    Reservations Department
    Tel: +31 (0) 20 607 5566

    Click here – for a Fact Sheet on the hotel.

    About the hotel

    For more than 80 years, Marriott has led the way in the hospitality industry. The hotel group has nearly 3,700 properties and 17 brands in 73 countries and territories worldwide.

    With its many museums, colourful tulips, peaceful canals and seventeenth-century architecture, Amsterdam charms every visitor. In the midst of this beautiful city, you’ll find the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel. The hotel in Amsterdam’s city centre is located across from Leidseplein’s fine dining, fashion shopping and entertainment. The spacious guest accommodations in the hotel have everything you need for business or leisure travel: air conditioning, broadband Internet, in-room safe, mini-bar and work desk.

    Eating and drinking

    Sorel’s Midtown Bar and Lounge

    • International
    • Open for lunch and dinner
    • Sorel’s Midotwn Bar and Lounge offers guests a place to mix work, relaxation, socializing and play throughout the day. Enjoy a great cappuccino, refreshing lunch or one of our world-class cocktails from our extensive beverage menus at the end of the day.

    Midtown Grill

    • Steakhouse
    • Open for breakfast and dinner
    • Graced by views of the Leidseplein, Midtown Grill, our steakhouse restaurant in Amsterdam, serves the best USDA steaks in town, using the freshest ingredients. Each morning, select from a full American breakfast, a Healthy Starter or a la carte items.

    The Rooms


    • Spacious hotel rooms, most overlooking Dutch gable façade homes & canals.
    • In-room air conditioning
    • Broadband Internet
    • Flat screen TV.
    • Guest rooms include hair dryer, iron and ironing board, safe, mini-bar and tea and coffee facilities
    • Access to 24hour fitness center.
    • Executive Level accommodations offer private lounge with complimentary breakfast and refreshments.

    Amsterdam Marriott Hotel Fitness Centre

    • Cardiovascular equipment
    • Free weights
    • Fitness services: sauna; 24-hour center availability
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