The Official Accommodation Agency

CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM offers accommodation at hotels and campgrounds.

Accommodations

Bookings for Apollo Hotel Almere City Centre and Hotel Almere – Van der Valk need to be made via info@challenge-almere.com

Contact CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM for any questions about your booking or transaction via info@challenge-almere.com

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Hotel rooms

Van der Valk Hotel Almere

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Set alongside the A6 highway and close to the green area of Almeerderhout in Almere, this Van Der Valk hotel features an indoor swimming pool, a well-equipped gym and free Wi-Fi.
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Apollo Hotel Almere City Centre

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The architecture and design of the Apollo Hotel Almere City Centre seamlessly blends in with the pioneering, futuristic style of the city itself. The hotel has 117 rooms, a bar/lounge, conference rooms, and trendy restaurant.
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Bookings for Camping Waterhout need to be made via the accommodation itself. Click on the link below for contact- and booking information.

Camping Waterhout (campground)

Travel By air

International airport Schiphol is situated only 40 kilometers from Almere and has an extensive network of direct bus lines and trains connecting it to our city. You can also choose to rent a car. There are several car rentals located at Schiphol Plaza, directly behind the arrivals hall.

Accommodation

There is a wide range of accommodation in Almere. Download our leaflet for the best offers!

 

Travel by road

The best place to park is parking ‘Schippersgarage’ or ‘Hospitaalgarage’, situated right besides the Esplanade. The maximum parking costs are € 11,- a day. Directions to the Esplanade and parking ‘Schippersgarage’/’Hospitaalgarage’:
1. Take the A6 to Almere
2. Take exit 5-Almere Stad to s103
3. Take a left turn to Veluwedreef/Waterlandseweg/N305/s103 Continue on Veluwedreef/s103 for 2,7 kilometer
4. Take a left on Cinemadreef at the 7th set of traffic lights
5. Take a left on Hospitaaldreef at the 2nd set of traffic lights
6. Take a left to continue on Hospitaaldreef Go straight on 2 roundabouts
7. Take the 3rd exit on the roundabout to Flevostraat/Krakeling
8. Enter the Schippersgarage and park there

Travel by taxi

Would you rather take a taxi to Almere? The following two firms can take along your bike as well.

 

Taxi Exclusive – http://www.taxiexclusive.nl/ – +31 (0)36 525 4764 – bicycle can be taken in the car
Schiphol (airport) -Almere € 55.- : Chauffeur will wait for you at the arrivals hall with a sign.
Around Almere ca. € 50.-; a special van is available if more than one person or bicycles need to be transported: ca. € 65.-
Bookings via: Info@taxiexclusive.nl

 

Taxi Salders – http://www.taxisalders.nl/ – +31 (0)36 533 9999 – bicycle can be taken along when the wheels are taken off.
Schiphol (airport) -Almere between € 55 – € 65
Around Almere:  costs available upon request
Bookings via peter@salders.nl

Travel by public transport

You can easily travel to Almere by train or bus. See http://www.9292.nl/en for more information. Do you want to bring your bicycle on the train? Please check out the information on the website of the NS.

Any more questions?

For any questions regarding the race (entry, program, practical information etc), have a look at our FAQ or contact CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM via  info@challenge-almere.com