Bostel Amsterdamse Bos
Bostel Amsterdam is a city campsite open all year round!
It's ideally situated on the outskirts of Amsterdam City (30 minutes from downtown) between the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam yet in a peaceful forest where you can relax, have a nice walk, or do some swimming, biking or canoeing.
We are easily reachable by metro and bus. The bus will bring you during weekends to the metro and you can walk from there in about 15 minutes. Schiphol Airport is just 20 minutes' drive away. The campsite is also served by night buses every night (N70 or N72).
The campsite is equipped with a communal kitchen and a large dining room which are great places to meet other travelers. We provide washing facilities and there's showers available for a small charge. Shower tokens are sold in the reception. All of our accommodations have heating optional at €5 per night.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle hire
- Breakfast not included
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Hot Showers
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Not Included
- Mini Supermarket
- No Curfew
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
No pets allowed in our rental accommodations.
Check-in: after 3pm.
Arriving after opening hours of the reception is no problem: if you arrive you'll find a note on the reception window saying where you can find your accommodation. The accommodation will be open and the key will be on the inside of the door. The next morning (before 10h00) you can come to the reception for a proper check-in.
You will need to hand in an official document or deposit for the key.
The hot showers work with tokens that you can buy at reception.
Our accommodation are supplied with free pillows and blankets, bed linen/ towels can be rented or bring your own.
From October to April, reception hours are limited.
For all bookings during the New Year’s Eve period (27th Dec - 3rd Jan), payment will be charged to your credit card on December 14th. If the payment fails, your booking will be cancelled. As a Christmas gift, heating is free during this period. Payment shall not be refunded in cases of cancellation, no matter how far in advance.
For bookings with arrival and departure between 9th December 2013 and 1st March 2014, heating is free!
Please note that we are a 35-minute journey by public transport outside of Amsterdam.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
These are some possibilities to reach us from Amsterdam Centraal Station:
By metro/sneltram 51: Get off at Spinnerij and from there it's a 15-minute walk. Please print the map above if you want to do this.
Or take metro/sneltram 51, get off at Brink and take bus 199 in the direction of Airport/Schiphol). It will stop in front of the campsite.
By bus 172 from Central Station: Take it in the direction of Kudelstaart and change at Amstelveen Bus Station. From here take bus 171 and get off at Bovenkerk, Schinkeldijkje. From there it's 10 minutes' walk. Please print the map above if you want to do this.
Please note that buses 171, 172 and 199 are not included in the GVB tickets (only included in the disposable OV chipcard).
From the airport (Schiphol):
Just take bus 199 in the direction of Amsterdam Zuid. It takes about 20 minutes. The bus stop is right in front of the campsite (name of bus stop: Camping Amsterdamse Bos)
Coming by Car:
On the A9 exit number 6 (Aalsmeer). At roundabout 1, follow the direction of Amsterdamse Bos. At the next roundabout go to the right and the third roundabout go to the left. Then take the second traffic light to the left.
GPS address (if our own address is not recognised): town 'Aalsmeer' and street 'Schinkeldijkje'.
Located 35 minutes from Amsterdam city center, near a beautiful park area, the world's largest flower auction and
Please note there is a 30 minutes public transport ride to Amsterdam city centre. Our campsite is easily reached by public transport with metro line 51; its within 15 minutes walking distance (see the map in the photos). If you don't feel like walking you can also take bus 199 from metro station Brink, which will bring you to the front of the campsite. Or you can also take buses 171 and 172. If you are in the mood for biking, we have also bike rental at reception and there is a very beautiful bike path all the way to the city centre. Theres also a Night Bus every night!! (N70 or N71)