Hotel Arena Amsterdam is anything but standard. Meet groovy, business, creative talent, young and old together, from early morning until late at night, from breakfast to club. In an informal, intimate setting where Dutch design and history meet each other, Hotel Arena offers a vibrant combination of hotel, restaurant, cafe ,club and meeting rooms.

    All under one roof of the historic building from 1890: the former St. Elizabeth Orphanage, the recently refurbished 4 star hotel has 116 rooms and is located on the outskirts of the city center within walking distance of Artis Zoo and the Royal Tropical Institute. The center of Amsterdam with its famous nightlife, business centers and shopping areas, museums and other hotspots and attractions are 10 minutes away by taxi.



    • 116 rooms
    • 3 floors


    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Bar
    • Business Center
    • Elevator
    • Hairdryers Available
    • High Speed Internet
    • In Room Movies
    • Laundry and Valet Services
    • Night Club
    • Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Safe
    • Safe Deposit Box


    The heart of Hotel Arena’s cafe and restaurant is ToDrink. The cook and his team are serving a fusion of national and international dishes for lunch and dinner. You will find a varied selection of salads and sandwiches to a surprising menu of the chef.

    This is the meeting place for local creative talent, tourists or the business person enjoying life. It is open from early morning until late evening.

    Relax here On sultry summer evenings during fine dining and drinking on the large and sunny terrace. Comfortable patio furniture invites you to sit for international drinks and snacks to make the evening complete.

    Over the bar is the back patio – perfect for a delicious lunch under the trees or a Friday afternoon drink!



    s Gravesandestraat 55 Amsterdam Netherlands 1092 AA

    Hotel Arena is centre of both international and local culture and activity. It is situated on the outskirts of the city center, on the corner of the ‘s-Gravesandestraat and Mauritskade. Distance from Hotel Arena By car (per foot – several minutes) Central Station – 4.6 km (3.0 km – 37 minutes) Anne Frank House – 4.0 km (3.2 km – 40 minutes) Leidseplein – 2.8 km (2.6 km – 32 minutes) Rembrandt Square – 3.0 km (1.9 km – 23 minutes) Red Light District – 3.4 kilometers (2.4 km – 29 minutes ) Artis Zoo – 1.2 km (1.0 km – 12 minutes) Square – 1.8 km (1.1 km – 13 minutes) Concert Hall – 3.4 km (2.9 km – 36 minutes).


    Out and About Gay Travel Guides are available at each and every World Rainbow Hotel. They are prepared by the concierge and staff at the hotel and aim to provide you with up to date information about the local gay and lesbian scene.