When arriving at the Pontsteiger pier you will see the entrance of the hotel on the left site
of the building.
Bus number 48 goes to the Houthavens every 15 minutes. After approximately 5 minutes, get off at the third bus stop 'Houtmankade'. Walk to the southeast on the Tasmanstraat / S101. Turn left to Hotel Pontsteiger.
Every 20 minutes, the Pontsteiger ferry leaves for the NDSM Werf. The NDSM Werf is an industrial district with many hidden treasures. Traveling by ferry is free and Amsterdam located on the other side of ‘het IJ’ is definitely worth a visit. From the NDSM Werf you can take the ferry straight to Amsterdam Central Station.
If you would like to take an Uber car to take you to for example Leidseplein, the costs for this ride will be around €12.
Directions from Schiphol Airport
The taxi stand is located in front of the arrival hall of Schiphol Airport. The travel time to Hotel Mercier is approximately 17 minutes and will cost around €50. The hotel can also arrange a business taxi, the driver will pick you up in the arrival hall. Please note that this is a service which has to be booked in advance.
Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Central Station, which costs approximately € 4.50 per person (one way) and has a travel time of 20 minutes. When you arrive at Amsterdam Central, you can take bus number 48 towards the Houthavens. After approximately 5 minutes, get off at the third bus stop 'Houtmankade'. Walk to the southeast on the Tasmanstraat / S101. Turn left to Hotel Pontsteiger
Schiphol Hotel Shuttle
The A7 bus stop is in front of Schiphol's arrival hall. The Connexxion Schiphol Hotel Shuttle takes you to Amsterdam within 40 minutes. Costs are approximately € 17 per person (one way). Tickets are available at the Amsterdam Shuttle or online. You will be dropped off at Hotel Pontsteiger.
A4 from Den Haag
Follow the middle 2 lanes at the junction Amstel to follow the signs E35 / A10 towards Ring Amsterdam / Den Haag / Zaanstad. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for RING-Zuid / Schiphol Airport / A10 / E19 and merge onto A10 / E19. Follow the 2 right-hand lanes at the junction 'De Nieuwe Meer' to follow the signs E22 / A10 towards Zaanstad. Continue onto A10 / E22. Follow the right-hand lane to take exit 'IJmuiden' to the S102 towards Westpoort / Centrum. Follow a lane of your choice to turn right onto the Transformatorweg / S102. Follow the road to Spaarndammerdijk / s101. Turn left onto Hotel Pontsteiger.
A1 from Amersfoort
Follow the 2 left lanes at the junction 'Watergraafsmeer' to follow the signs A10 noord / E35 direction Zaanstad / Purmerend / Ring Amsterdam (noord) / Centrum / s114 through s118. Merge onto A10 / E35. Take exit 'Zeeburg' to S114 in the direction of Centrum / Zeeburg. Follow a lane of your choice to turn left to the IJburglaan / s114. Follow the 2 right lanes to turn right to the Piet Heinkade / s100. Turn right to Hotel Pontsteiger.
A9 from Haarlem
Take the A9, A4 / E19 and A10 / E22 to the Transformatorweg / S102 in Westpoort, Amsterdam. Take exit 'IJmuiden' from the A10 / E22. Follow the right-hand lane at the junction 'Rottepolderplein' to follow the signs A9 towards Amsterdam-Zuid / Utrecht / Den Haag. Follow the 2 right lanes to take the exit Amsterdam / A4 / E19. Follow the 2 right lanes at the junction 'De Nieuwe Meer' to follow the signs E22 / A10 west direction Ring Amsterdam (west) / Centrum / Zaanstad / Leeuwarden. Continue onto A10 / E22. Follow the right-hand lane to take exit 'IJmuiden' to the S102 towards Westpoort / Centrum. Follow a lane of your choice to turn right onto the Transformatorweg / S102. Continue onto Spaarndammerdijk / s101. Turn left to Hotel Pontsteiger.