Amsterdam check in vs flight arrival

Sep 3rd, 2009, 12:38 PM
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Amsterdam check in vs flight arrival

We arrive in AMS at 9am but wont be able to check in until 2:30. It is an apartment which will be occupied the night before our arrival so they will be cleaning, hence no early check-in available.
Where can we go to rest for a few hours? We will be able to leave our bags at the apartment but I wonder if we should linger at the airport or central station instead.

The apartment is in the Jordaan.
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Sep 3rd, 2009, 12:42 PM
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If you can leave your luggage at the apt., then just do an easy day around Amsterdam, take a canaal cruise or hang out in a cafe and watch the world go by. No way I'd hang at the airport or train station! Spend some time in Vondelpark, enjoying the sun and open areas.
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Sep 3rd, 2009, 02:14 PM
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By the time you are through Schiphol and into Amsterdam it will be about 10.30. Dump your luggage, go find a cup of coffee, and get a feel for the city. Take a boat trip and relax - you probably won't feel like doing much more than that anyway.
Hopefully there will be some sun for you to enjoy!
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Sep 3rd, 2009, 02:21 PM
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Sound advise. Thank you.
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Sep 3rd, 2009, 03:50 PM
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Having just returned from Amsterdam, that is exactly what I would do
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