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nhow Amsterdam RAI hotel

In 2019 the nhow Amsterdam RAI hotel will bring a brand new hotel experience to one of the world’s best connected cities. This innovative hotel will enjoy a prime location in Amsterdam’s main business district, right next to the world famous RAI convention centre.

Situated just 8 minutes by train from Schiphol airport and close to the city centre, this will be a key Amsterdam destination and with 650 rooms, the largest hotel in the Benelux region.

Facts & Figures

This hotel offers many fantastic features and great proximity to the Amsterdam RAI convention centre, which gets over 1,5 million visitors yearly. It will be the ideal venue for any visitor to this central city, with state of the art facilities including shops, a restaurant, TV studio, gallery and ample parking. Sustainability is also a key feature of this hotel and the building will be BREEAM Excellent Certified.




underground parking spaces


restaurant tables


metres high


square meters ex. parking garage


square meters for retail/horeca on ground floor


TV Studio, restaurant, bar, wellness


congress rooms


sculpture garden

Breeam Excellent

sustainability certification

NHOW Hotel

nhow hotels are well known in Berlin, Milan and Rotterdam. Each hotel has its own unique character, heavily influenced by its home city. Contemporary architecture and exciting interiors merge with luxurious features for an unforgettable experience. nhow hotels generally become distinctive landmarks for a city’s guests and inhabitants and a prime destination for business or leisure.


Food & Drinks

Gastronomic surprises, fabulous drinks and wonderful foods are all part of any nhow hotel experience. This also holds true for the nhow Amsterdam RAI hotel, where highly trained chefs will blend the freshest ingredients to create exciting dishes and unique culinary treats.

Skybar Restaurant


For anyone seeking a place to convene, socialise or relax in Amsterdam, the sky lounge will be the perfect setting. This is set to be a popular venue, putting out over 600 cocktails a day and attracting an eclectic mix of locals and visitors to this dynamic European city.


Part of the nhow experience is that of exciting food and fantastic service. In the RAI Amsterdam hotel, the finest dishes will be served within impressive surroundings and a unique, innovative ambiance.


Following a long day of business or sightseeing, the wellness centre will be the perfect place to unwind. Aside from offering a full range of modern facilities, every detail of the centre will be designed for maximum relaxation. A walk around the hotel’s sculpture garden will add to this relaxation factor, creating a holistic, refreshing hotel experience.


OMA is a leading international partnership practicing architecture, urbanism, and cultural analysis. Their buildings and blueprints OMA creates around the world adhere to intelligent forms whilst inventing new possibilities. AMO, a research and design studio, works in fields outside of architecture that influence it today, like media, politics, renewable energy or fashion.

The rise of the Zuidas brought with it the need for a new urban presence for the Amsterdam RAI convention centre. Inspired by the prominent advertising pillar, ‘het Signaal’, the nhow Amsterdam. RAI hotel will be positioned to complement this new context and act as an extension of the RAI itself.


A key benefit of any nhow hotel is that guests and visitors can find everything they need in one place. The nhow Amsterdam RAI hotel will therefore be a destination where everything has already been thought of. All facilities will be at the visitor’s disposal, including a fully equipped and professional  TV studio, which will be available on request.

The building

Amsterdam’s mix of charm and dynamism distinguishes itself as a unique city in both the Netherlands and Europe. From humble beginnings as a 13th Century fishing village, it has become an international hub of commerce and tourism, attracting over 9 million visitors a year. Any tourist or business visitor to the European continent will consider Amsterdam a key destination and it’s often their first port of call. Getting there is easy via numerous road, rail, air and sea connections.


Amsterdam is a dynamic hub of international commerce and tourism, attracting over 9 million visitors yearly. Numerous road, rail, air and sea connections connect Amsterdam to the world and this compact city offers a modern public transport network. The nhow Amsterdam RAI hotel enjoys a prime location in Amsterdam’s Zuidas business district. it’s located right next to the RAI convention centre, one minute from the A10 ring road, and 8 minutes from Schiphol airport. Rich in history and culture, Amsterdam is a tourism hotspot. It is also one of the world’s top ten conferencing cities, as reflected in high hotel occupancy and room rates. With associations ICCA and UIA noting that demand growth has outpaced new hotels, this is truly the right hotel, in the right place, at the right time.



COD (Cradle of Development) is a real estate developer based in The Netherlands. This company combines a strong financial background and successful track record with a modern approach implemented by a creative and ambitious development team. COD is dedicated to solving today’s real estate challenges by (re)developing buildings into places where people like to live, work and meet. We believe in taking fresher, partnership-based approaches rather than traditional ones. As such, we bring our partners together and retain a steering role in the process, whilst holding true to our values of Creativity, Openness and Durability.



Being develops sustainable real estate which is driven by the needs of both the end user and the natural environment. Being (re)develops sustainable homes, apartment complexes, hotels, offices and mixed-use buildings with a strong focus on design and liveability. Each development is approached with an open mind, using interaction, listening and ‘feeling’ to truly understand the specifics of a location and its current and future users. Being’s goal is to bring the values of sustainability to real estate.



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