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Conference Venue

People and the Sea VI will take place at a central location, close to the Amsterdam Zoo and within easy reach of public transportation. The ‘Roeterseilandcomplex’ is one of the locations of the University of Amsterdam and its also where the MARE office is located. The conference will be held at Roeterstraat 11 (Building E)

Plantage Muidergracht 12 (Building M).

Click here for a map to the venues.

Public transport

The subway (`metro') station nearest to Roeterseiland complex is Weesperplein (line 51, 53, 54, third stop), take the Roeterstraat exit.

If you are taking the tram from central station take number 9 or 14 (get off at Plantage Kerklaan).

From the direction of Leideseplein you can also take tram 7 or tram 10, get off at the stop Weesperplein.

Roeterselandcomplex consists of several University buildings. The conference will take place in building E and building M.


Hostels and Hotels

Unfortunately we are not able to provide any hotel arrangements for you. We do like to provide you with information on several hostels and hotels that you could visit. All hotels are in or near the city centre of Amsterdam.



StayOkay Vondelpark

Zandpad 5

1054 GA Amsterdam

Tel: +31 (0)20-589 89 96


StayOkay Zeeburg Timorplein

Timorplein 21

1094 CC Amsterdam

Tel: +31 (0)20- 551 31 90



Eden Lancaster Hotel

Plantage Middenlaan 48
1018 DH Amsterdam
Tel: +31 (0) 20 535 6888
Fax: +31 (0) 20 535 6889


Hotel Le Coin

Nieuwe Doelenstraat 5

1012 CP Amsterdam


31 (0)20 524 6800


City Hotel

Prins Hendrikkade 130

1011 AP Amsterdam

Tel: +31(0)20-6230836



Hotel Parklane

Plantage Parklaan 16

1018 ST Amsterdam

Tel: +31 (0)20-6224804


Best Western Eden Hotel

Amstel 144

1017 AE Amsterdam

Telefoon: 020 530 78 78


Eden Rembrandt Square Hotel

Amstelstraat 17

1017 DA Amsterdam


Hotel Nicolaas Witsen

Nicolaas Witsenstraat 4-8

1017 ZH Amsterdam

Tel: +31(0)20 6236143


Hotel de Koopermolen

Warmoestraat 5

1012 Amsterdam

Tel: +31 (0)20 5353222


Jupiter Hotel

2e Helmersstraat 14

1054 CJ Amsterdam

Tel: +31 (0) 20 618 71 32


More hotels in Amsterdam may be found at:


For the more adventurous scientists amongst you, we recommend Camping Zeeburg!

Camping Zeeburg
Zuider IJdijk 20
1095 KN Amsterdam
phone +31-20-694 44 30

Probably the easiest way to organise your visit to Amsterdam is via GoTravel, see

Queries may be directed to:


Centre for Maritime Research
Plantage Muidergracht 14-16
NL-1018 TV Amsterdam
Phone: +31 20 5254185
Fax: +31 20 5254051
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