Located in the city centre near the South Axis and 13km (15min/drive) from the Schiphol airport, the stylish Park Plaza Vondelpark hotel offers views of the picturesque Vondelpark, an Amsterdam landmark. One of the most convenient Amsterdam city centre hotels, Park Plaza Vondelpark is within walking distance of local museums, the Vondelpark and Leidse Square. A number of multinationals, including IBM, Siemens, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young and Google are also nearby. The train station is about 20min away by tram and there is a direct connection to the central station. A shuttle service is also availabled to and from the airport (fees apply). In addition to the convenient location, guests can enjoy a range of additional amenities designed to ensure a relaxing stay, such as meeting facilities and concierge services. The hotel was renovated at the beginning of 2010 to provide a more contemporary and timeless feel with a local touch of Vondelpark and Amsterdam architecture. Renovations included the reception, the hotel lobby – featuring furniture from top Italian designers, the restaurant – which serves breakfast and conference lunches for up to 70 guests, plus the main meeting room and offices. The trendy V Bar & Lounge is the new hotspot in the Oud Zuid area, serving 20 wines by the glass accompanied by experimental bites. All of the guestrooms benefit from full TV entertainment and movie on demand.