Long layover at Amsterdam Schiphol airport (AMS) or in nearby hotels  

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Possibility to spend the night at Amsterdam Schiphol airport (AMS), in case of staying open 24 hours. Services available, places to rest (free resting zones), or look for the list of nearby hotels and vip lounges.

Sleeping at Amsterdam Schiphol airport

Amsterdam airport is one of the busiest in Europe, as in addition to direct flights, it has many connecting flights to and from other continents. For this reason, many passengers have flights late at night or early in the morning. Because of a low budget of simply for comfort, many travelers decide to spend the night inside the facilities to wait for their corresponding flights, and in this case this is possible because the terminal is open 24 hours a day. As any airport with a lot of movement, the Schiphol is very bright and quite noisy at night, so it is recommended to have earplugs, an eye mask, a blanket or warm clothes, because at night it is usually quite cold. Keep in mind that after midnight the security staff usually verifies that passengers have a boarding pass.

Where to rest: In the boarding area there are many seats with no armrests. Near hall D there is a rest area with comfortable seats for resting. In addition, between halls E and F you can find an internet kiosk with padded chairs and benches. As for the public area, comfortable seating is available in a coffee shop located on the left side of the terminal. There are also a few VIP lounges inside the enclosure, although these close at night. SEE VIP LOUNGES On the other hand, you can find some hotels both inside the main building and in the airport grounds.

Baggage: There are lockers and left-luggage services that operate around the clock, so you can forget about you bags until check-in time.

Eating and drinking: A few fast food outlets, cafés and bars are open 24 hours a day.

Restrooms: Showers are available in some of the terminal's restrooms, and also inside the airport's hotels and VIP lounges.

Wi-Fi: The service is free in 4-hour sessions.

Other services available around the clock: ATMs, spa, first aid clinic, library.

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  Nearby Hotels


The Mercure Hotel Schiphol Terminal (Tel +31 206 041 339) is located on the first floor of hall 3, while the YotelAir (Tel +31 202 065 782) is found in the transit area. On the other hand, the Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel & Conference Center (Tel +31 203 164 300), the Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (Tel +31 207 104 000) and the CitizenM Schiphol Airport (Tel +31 208 117 080) are connected to the terminal through covered walkways. Other options include: Ibis Budget Amsterdam Airport (Tel +31 207 219 170), Ibis Schiphol Amsterdam Airport (Tel +31 207 219 171), Best Western Plus Amsterdam Airport Hotel (Tel +31 206 532 611), NH Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (Tel +31 206 550 550), Bastion Hotel Amsterdam Airport (Tel +31 208 204 466).


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Latest updates: May, 08, 2018 Edit Update Cancel