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48 hours in… Zaandam

Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam within walking distance of many attractions is the best starting point to visit the Zaan region and Amsterdam. The centrally located 4-star hotel has 159 uniquely decorated rooms. Enjoy the luxurious wellness facilities in the Tsar Peter suite or Founder’s suite or dive into the swimming pool. Read on to get some inspiration for 48 hours in Zaandam.


After admiring the exterior, take a moment to relax in the Wellness Club. As a hotel guest, you have free access to the wellness facilities such as the Life Fitness gym, swimming pool, sauna or Turkish bath. So you can choose the way you prefer to relax.

After a relaxing moment in the spa, you might look forward to some food and drinks. The staff at restaurant Puur Saen are ready to serve you delicious dishes and drinks. The menu is entirely inspired by products from the Zaan region. Taste the flavours of the region by trying the local dishes. How about the Zaanse mustard soup, for example?


Enjoy the international breakfast buffet with bubbles, various fruit juices, hot breadrolls and various spreads in restaurant Puur Saen. A perfect way to start your day of cultural discoveries. After breakfast, it’s finally time to explore all Zaandam has to offer.

Visit the colourful windmills of the Zaanse Schans and discover Dutch crafts at the cheese factory or tin foundry. Make the visit complete with a visit to the Zaans Museum. As Zaanse Schans is located on the river Zaan, it is also great for a boat trip, bike ride or walk. Read the article cycling routes in the Zaan region to discover the nicest routes.

A delicious lunch at the Zaanse Schans can consist of real Dutch pancakes at restaurant de Kraai or fresh sandwiches from the bakery museum. There’s something for everyone!

In the afternoon, it is fun to visit one of the museums. With the Verkade Special, you book a stay at Inntel Hotels including tickets to the Zaans Museum & Verkade Pavilion. In addition to this museum it is also nice to visit the Zaans Wevershuis or Hembrug Museum, for example.

For dinner, you can go to restaurant the D’Swarte Walvis. It’s a well-known restaurant in The Zaan area. Another option is to go back to the hotel. Within walking distance of the hotel, in the centre of Zaandam, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from. Or you can try one of the other dishes from our menu if you didn’t get everything you wanted yesterday.

There is also plenty to do in the evening, such as an evening at the cinema or a drink on the terrace. For those who want just a little more, Amsterdam with its vibrant nightlife is easy to reach from Zaandam.


After you have fully enjoyed the breakfast buffet and recovered from the night before you can visit another cultural sight, the Tsar Peter House. This is located at only a few minutes walking distance from the hotel.

A lovely afternoon shopping in the centre of Zaandam, at the foot of Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam. The centre of Zaandam has a lot to offer with lots of shops close to each other.

The weekend is over! Unfortunately, it is time to end this amazing weekend. See you next time!

Do you want to explore other Dutch cities? Read our other 48 hours articles; 48 hours in… Rotterdam48 hours in…Utrecht48 hours in… Amsterdam

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