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I will be flying in on Friday and leaving on Saturday for my cruise , would it be best to stay at a hotel by the airport or stay near the Dam as we intend to do some sightseeing?

The Hague, The...
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1. Re: hotel

Nothing to see near the airport and there are plenty of hotels around the Central Station, so I'd suggest you to look for one, like

the Victoria Hotel, or the Ibis if it has to be cheaper.

At www.booking.com you can select your date, then "show hotels near Centraal Station", and sort by distance and you will get the nearest hotels that have availibity. I think the Amstel Botel is nearest to the cruise terminal. Anyway ,you find maps, reviews, etc, very useful.

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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231 reviews
2. Re: hotel

Hi there,

Airport is simply an urban desert, like so many airports. City has a lot more to see. Near Dam square are e.g. Krasnapolsky hotel and Renaissance hotel. Another option is the brand new Mövenpick hotel opposite the cruise terminal, it opens September. Saves you the last transfer from hotel to cruise, and has tram connections (tram 25) bringing you to Dam square in 3 stops and around 10 minutes.

All the best again,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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