Venue Information

RAI Amsterdam Exhibition and Convention Centre
Europaplein 24
1078 GZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Telephone: +31 20 549 1212

This year’s event will take place at the RAI Amsterdam Exhibition and Convention Centre. The RAI Amsterdam has a rich history. What started out in 1893 as Vereniging ‘De Rijwiel-Industrie’ (Association the Bicycle Industry) has, over slightly more than a century, developed into a leading international exhibition and conference organization.

Hotel Room Blocks

Apollo Amsterdam
Apollolaan 2
NL – 1077 BA Amsterdam
Telephone: +31(0)20 – 673 59 22

+ Deluxe Room (Single Occupancy): 199/night
+ Executive Room (Single Occupancy): €229/night
*Rates are inclusive of VAT and daily breakfast. Rates do not include the 6% city tax.

The conference room block closes on Friday, September 7, 2018. Rooms will most likely sell out in advance of the room block close – we encourage you to book early to secure a room at the conference rate.

Cancellation Policy
+ Cancellation from time of booking up to 15 days prior to arrival will cause a 50% penalty charge.
+ Cancellation within 14 days of arrival will cause a FULL payment penalty.

BOOK YOUR ROOM

Holiday Inn Amsterdam
De Boelelaan 2
NL – 1083 HJ Amsterdam
Telephone: +31(0)20 – 646 23 00

+ Standard Room (Single Occupancy): €179/night
+ Executive Room (Single Occupancy): €229/night
*Rates are inclusive of VAT, high-speed wifi, and daily breakfast. Rates do not include the 6% city tax.

The conference room block closes on Thursday, August 23. Rooms will most likely sell out in advance of the room block close – we encourage you to book early to secure a room at the conference rate.

Cancellation Policy
+ Cancellation within 14 days of arrival will cause cancellation penalties.
+ Cancellation penalties will increase incrementally within 14 days of arrival.
+ Cancellation within 24 hours of arrival will result in a 100% reservation payment.

BOOK YOUR ROOM

Important: The Linux Foundation will never reach out to attendees by phone to make hotel reservations for our conferences. Please be advised that the most secure way to book in our discounted room block is by using the direct booking like provided above, or by calling the hotel directly. If you do receive a phone call from someone claiming to be with The Linux Foundation or the hotel and they attempt to sell you a hotel room, please email us at events@linuxfoundation.org.

If you have any questions related to the room block or conference hotel, please email the events team at events@linuxfoundation.org.

ALTERNATIVE LODGING OPTIONS

Hotel Novotel Amsterdam City
Europaboulevard 10
1083 AD Amsterdam, Netherlands
Telephone: +31 20 721 9179

citizenM Amsterdam Hotel
Pr. Irenestraat 30
1077 WX Amsterdam, Netherlands
Telephone: +31 20 811 7090

*The Linux Foundation has not contracted a block of rooms at either of the alternative lodging options and cannot guarantee rates or availability.

Getting to the RAI Amsterdam

Airport Information

From Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
Estimated Taxi Cost: €30 – €50
Estimated Time by Taxi: 15-20 Minutes

If you would like to use an Uber, then there is a pickup point only 100 meters away from the RAI.

Driving Directions

From Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Public Transportation

There are several different modes of public transportation available to reach the RAI Amsterdam. The RAI has its ‘own’ station, RAI Amsterdam which is located a stone’s throw from the RAI complex and is easy to reach from anywhere in the Netherlands. When you leave the station, follow the signs for RAI Amsterdam.

Parking

The RAI Amsterdam offers indoor, self-parking for attendees at €20 per day. Click here for more information on parking at the RAI!

Looking for other parking options? The RAI Amsterdam also offers P+R at RAI, which may offer discounted parking rates for attendees.

Things to Do in Amsterdam

Looking for suggestions on fun things to do? Interested in learning a bit more about the destination? Check out our favorite things to do and see in Amsterdam!

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