Location

Dutch Design Hotel Artemis is the ideal location between Amsterdam city center and Schiphol Airport. The hotel is situated at a business park inWest Amsterdam with a lot of international businesses. We are accessable by car or public transport. Underneath the hotel there is a large parking garage where you can safely park your car.

 

Nature & recreation

Slotervaart is known as the 'green district' of Amsterdam. The green of the parks and recreational areas offer you a broad spectrum of opportunities for relaxation, sport activities and nature watching.

Nature & recreational area 'De Oeverlanden'

The 'Oeverlanden' is a nature and recreational area located on the north side of the 'Nieuwe Meer'. It offers you the possibility to walk or cycle through beautiful nature, to sunbath and play on the beach or the sunbathing area, to play basketball and skate or even take the ferry-boat to the Amsterdam forest. The nature area is situated to the east of 'Anderlechtlaan', and the recreational area is situated between the 'Anderlechtlaan' and the 'Ringvaart' of 'Haarlemmermeer'.

Siegerpark

The Siegerpark is located between the highway A4 and the living area 'Nieuw Sloten'. It is a beautiful park consisting of lakes in a peat bog area, with a collection of old, special trees. It is an ideal park for nature and art lovers. They created the park in the late 30’s as a private park, which was later on used as a taste garden for the University of Amsterdam. 

Nowadays the park is owned by the district “Nieuw Sloten”.  It is a part of the ecological structure of the district. The riverbeds and the ponds in the park are ecologically created and most of the green work is taken care of by mother nature herself. The park has a special native and exotic vegetation, and currently houses several statues on loan by the 'Stedelijk Museum'.

Sloterpark

Sloterpark is the largest park of Amsterdam. It has a surface of 91 hectare and is situated around Sloterplas. The park offers possibilities for watersports such as sailing, surfing and canoeing, and inline skating.

On the westside of Sloterplas, you will find Sloterparkbad. This is one of the largest swimming accommodations in the Netherlands. It contains many different pools, amongst which a recreational pool with a slide, rapids, bubble baths, steam cabins, herbal baths and a solarium.

Rembrandtpark

Rembrandtpark is a lovely place for a stroll and a breath of fresh air, but also for sport activities. For the children, there is a children's farm and a playground. Several spots in the park are ideal for a game of soccer. The northern part of the park, with several play- and sunbathing areas, is a beautiful recreational area in the summer time. Rembrandtpark is located on the east side of district Slotervaart, bordering district De Baarsjes. It can be reached by bike, by tram and by bus.

Discover Amsterdam

By bike

What would you like to do during your stay at Dutch Design Hotel Artemis?

Take a look at the options of art, culture, nature and recreational activities in the hotel area.

Explore Slotervaart, Oud Sloten and other sites of Amsterdam by bike! The hotel rents out bikes to tour along the beautiful spots of Slotervaart. No traffic jams or waiting for public transport to arrive. Create your own route on your own time. By bike you can easily see all that Amsterdam has to offer. Click here to look at bike routes through the city.  

You can rent a bike at only  € 16,00 per day. The bike are for rent at the reception of the hotel.

Take a look below for our sights in the area of Design Hotel Artemis based on art & culture, nature & recreation and health & beauty.

Art & culture

For our guests who are interested in art and Dutch culture, Slotervaart offers a variation of sighs from theater to windmills.

The 'Meervaart' theatre

The 'Meervaart' is a large, modern theatre and congress centre in Amsterdam New-West. The theatre offers a diverse programme: from opera to Moroccan concerts, stage plays and cabaret, youth- and family performances, musicals and shows. For detailed information and their current programme, visit their website at www.meervaart.nl

Art workshop complex 'Nieuw en Meer'

'Nieuw en Meer' is a large art workshop complex on the border of Amsterdam. The stretched out site of 3,7 hectare is situated between the west side of the 'Nieuwe Meer' and the 'Ringvaart'.

A hundred artists and affiliated companies are located on a surface of approximately 9000 m2. A great diversity of creative professions as well as crafts are represented in 'Nieuw en Meer'. Almost every discipline within the expressive and applied arts and various crafts are represented; from architecture and sculpturing to steel contructions and singing. www.nieuwenmeer.nl

The Cruquius Museum

The Cruquius is a former steam pumping station with an original and unique steam engine from 1849. The museum tells the history of reclaimed land, polders and drainage and features an exhibition of water management in the Netherlands

www.museumdecruquius.nl

The Sloten Windmill & Coopery Museum

Molen van Sloten en Kuiperijmuseum: 2 sights under one roof

The Sloten Windmill is a reconstructed, working mill from 1847 and it also houses the Coopery Museum. This is the only mill in Amsterdam that is open daily for the public. The mill is located at the border of city center, at the “Ringvaart” and controls the water lever for the lower situated areas.

In the Coopery Museum they reconstructed a workshop. This museum is unique in the Netherlands as it is the only place where coopery crafts can still be seen. Wooden casks were used for packing, transport and storage of products such as salted fish, meat, cheese, beer and onions. Wine and cognac are nowadays the best known examples for which wooden casks are still used. www.molenvansloten.nl

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