Hotels in Hoofddorp, adjacent to Amsterdam
Well connected by public transport to Amsterdam Airport Schipol, Hoofddorp is capital of the Haarlemmermeer province in the north of Holland. Several major corporations have their headquarters based in the area, rather than central Amsterdam, including Segro and the Delta Development Group. Choosing a Hoofddorp hotel also gives you a great base for accessing many of Amsterdam's business events, and an excellent new business park, which is centred around sustainable business practices.
What can I experience during my stay in Hoofddorp?
The town of Hoofddorp is an important base for business events and networking in the Netherlands. It is also typically Dutch, constructed on flatlands and intersected by canals. You'll even see the sails of windmills popping up frequently as you explore the area. In the late 19th-century Hoofddorp was one of the main lines of defence for Amsterdam, which is evident in some of the structures found here. Come to Hoofddorp for its varied events schedule, which includes data science hackathons, start-up meet and greets, and thought leadership presentations by pioneering business executives on important areas of contemporary business practice.
How will I find doing business in Hoofddorp?
The 20|20 business park is based here and is designed to promote sustainable business development. It is made up of group of businesses working together to implement a shared 'Cradle to Cradle' philosophy, which requires companies to operate in accordance with BREEAM certification. Partners include Mitsubishi Electronic. In alignment with the park's common values of sustainability, health and green environments, its buildings use renewable energy, and there are green spaces and cafés on-site to provide a healthy work-life balance. Architecturally, the park is designed in harmony with people which makes it an inspiring and comfortable place to work. You will encounter a highly collaborative approach to business at the park, making it an appealing hub for like-minded companies.
What awaits me when I book a Hoofddorp hotel?
From your Hoofddorp hotel, visit the Haarlemmermeerse Bos wetlands for a jog amongst colourful flora and fauna, or head to one of the town's excellent sports clubs. The first windmill in Haarlemmermeer was built in the centre of Hoofddorp, and is now open to the public. The Historical Museum is also interesting, and explains the reclamation of Hoofddorp's 'polder' or low-lying wetland. Make sure to indulge in the fresh, locally-produced food at the Weekmarkt Hoofddorp Centrum.