HOTELS

IDFA recommends the hotels listed below, which are all within walking distance of the festival venues. If you book another hotel, please consider booking through the booking.com link below, which directly benefits the IDFA Bertha Fund at no extra cost to you.

Free accommodation

  • If your personal invitation states that IDFA will pay for your hotel, please contact our Guest Services. They will make your hotel reservation.
  • IDFA Guest Services will only book hotels for filmmakers with a film in the 2014 program and special delegates.
  • Filmmakers with a film in one of the competition programs and the Masters, Best of Fests and Panorama sections are offered three or four hotel nights by the festival. For filmmakers with films in other IDFA program sections the festival offers two or three nights.
  • IDFA does not offer accommodation to Dutch filmmakers with a film in the festival program.

Preferred Hotels

As a guest of IDFA, you may book your room at friendly rates at these preferred hotels. For all bookings made through this page before October 13, an early bird discount of €5 per night can be subtracted from the rates given below.

NH Caransa
Rembrandtplein 19
1017 CT Amsterdam
Standard room, single use
€145 per room per night, including breakfast,
excluding city tax of 5,5% of the room rate per room, per night (included in the rate shown when booking)

NH Carlton
Vijzelstraat 4
1017 HK Amsterdam
Standard room, single use
€145 per room per night, including breakfast
excluding City tax of 5,5% of the room rate per room, per night (included in the rate shown when booking)

NH City Centre
Spuistraat 288-292
1012 VX Amsterdam
Standard room, single use
€115 per room per night, including breakfast
excluding City tax of 5,5% of the room rate per room, per night (included in the rate shown when booking)

Booking.com

IDFA is pleased to announce its partnership with Booking.com, offering the very best in online travel reservations. If you reserve with Booking.com via the link below, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to benefit the IDFA Bertha Fund. The Fund offers support to festivals and filmmakers in developing countries.

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