The Official Accommodation Agency

CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM offers accommodation at hotels and campgrounds.


Check the special Challenge Almere room rates for Leonardo Hotel Almere City Centre and Hotel Almere Van der Valk below. Bookings need to be made via

Contact CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM for any questions about your booking or transaction via

Travel & Accommodation

Hotel rooms

Van der Valk Hotel Almere

Travel & Accommodation

Set alongside the A6 highway and close to the green area of Almeerderhout in Almere, this Van Der Valk hotel features an indoor swimming pool, a well-equipped gym and free Wi-Fi.
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Leonardo Hotel Almere City Centre

Travel & Accommodation

The architecture and design of the Leonardo Hotel Almere City Centre seamlessly blends in with the pioneering, futuristic style of the city itself. The hotel has 117 rooms, a bar/lounge, conference rooms, and trendy restaurant.
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Bookings for Camping Waterhout need to be made via the accommodation itself. Click on the link below for contact- and booking information.

Camping Waterhout (campground)

Travel By air

International airport Schiphol is situated only 40 kilometers from Almere and has an extensive network of direct bus lines and trains connecting it to our city. You can also choose to rent a car. There are several car rentals located at Schiphol Plaza, directly behind the arrivals hall.


There is a wide range of accommodation in Almere. For more information send an email to


Experience Challenge Almere on a Tri Travel Tour

We are delighted to provide athletes with the opportunity to feel the support of a Tri Travel Tour 2024. As an official travel partner to the Challenge Family, leading travel operators Tri Travel have created a tour package designed to enable peak performance. Simply choose from a stay of 4,5 or 6 nights.

The Tri Travel team of sports travel experts are here to assist you with any component of your travel arrangements, ensuring that you can focus on your race preparations. With access to race entry, airport transfers, excellent accommodation and all your logistical and transport requirements catered to. We invite you to speak with their friendly team today. Click here for full details.


Travel by road

The best place to park is parking ‘Hennepveld’ (P5). The maximum parking costs are € 11,- a day.

Directions to the Esplanade and parking ‘Hennepveld’:
1. Take the A6 to Almere
2. Take exit 5-Almere Stad to s103
3. Take a left turn to Veluwedreef/Waterlandseweg/N305/s103 Continue on Veluwedreef/s103 for 2,7 kilometer
4. Take a left on Cinemadreef at the 7th set of traffic lights
5. Take a left on Hospitaaldreef at the 2nd set of traffic lights

6 .Take a left on the roundabout
7. On the left you will find parking Hennepveld

Travel by taxi

Would you rather take a taxi to Almere? The following three firms can take along your bike as well.


Flevotax – – +31 (0)36-5450909 – bicycle can be take along
Schiphol (airport) – Almere by car 65 euro, by bus 75 euro.
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Taxi Exclusive – – +31 (0)36 525 4764 – bicycle can be taken in the car
Schiphol (airport) -Almere € 65.- : Chauffeur will wait for you at the arrivals hall with a sign.
A special van is available if more than one person or bicycles need to be transported: ca. € 90.-
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Travel by public transport

You can easily travel to Almere by (international) train or bus. See for more information. Do you want to bring your bicycle on the train? Please check out the information on the website of the NS.

Travel by ferry

From the UK multiple ferry operators offer direct connections between the UK and The Netherlands:

Any more questions?

For any questions regarding the race (entry, program, practical information etc), have a look at our FAQ or contact CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM via