Booking and travel

Hotel at a one-minute walk

If you need hotel accomodation we can recommend you Amsterdam Tropen Hotel. The hotel offer discount for participants of the event. Please note that the number of rooms is limited so book in time. 

Please contact Nouschka Griep at for booking this hotel at the discounted price.  

If no rooms available anymore you have to book your own hotel in Amsterdam: see

Amsterdam Tropen Hotel

Amsterdam Tropen Hotel is located in the garden and is part of the KIT Royal Tropical Institute. The hotel offers modest facilities at a reasonable price. The profits of the hotel benefit the knowledge departments of the institute and its meaningful projects. 

Amsterdam Tropen Hotel
Linnaeusstraat 2C
1092 CK Amsterdam
The Netherlands 
Tel: +31 (0)20 692 5111
KIT Amsterdam Tropen Hotel 

How to get there by car

Take the Watergraafsmeer/Diemen (s113) exit from the A10 ring road. At the end of the road choose the exit heading to Centrum/Watergraafsmeer. Continue through via the Middenweg that turns into the Linnaeusstraat. The Royal Tropical Institute is located at the end of this street on the corner of Mauritskade.

Where is the nearest parking garage

Q-Park Oostpoort
Polderweg 92 
1093 KP Amsterdam
From this parking garage you can take tram 19 and you will arrive to the KIT Royal Tropical Institute in two stops. 

How to get there using public transport

The Tram stops Alexanderplein and Linnaeusstraat are both right in front of our building and are easy and quickly available:
From Amsterdam Central Station: tram 14 – tram stop Alexanderplein
From Amsterdam Sloterdijk: tram 19 – tram stop Alexanderplein
From Diemen: tram 19 – tram stop Linnaeusstraat 1e van Swindenstraat

Arriving at Schiphol Airport

NS (Dutch Railways) makes it possible to order and download an e-ticket from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Central Station (return and/or single fare). You can easily order and pay this e-ticket at the Netherlands Railways. This will make you avoid the long lines in front of the ticket distribution machines. 

Using public transportation in or outside Amsterdam

More information on public transportation is available at GVB.
The travel planner of the GVB can be found here

Information on Amsterdam

More information on Amsterdam is available at Amsterdam Info.

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