Barrel Cortex Function 2016

Date: 19-20th of May, 2016

Location: VU UniversityAmsterdam, the Netherlands


see "PROGRAM" page for meeting booklet



Amsterdam offers a wide variety of accommodations, varying in geographical location, comfort and prices. Feel free to book a hotel that matches your wishes best; you may be able to find best and/or cheap offers through regular booking sites. Since our meeting coincides with other events in Amsterdam, we highly recommend to book in advance!!!!


We can also recommend a selection of hotels in Amsterdam for participants (Best Western Apollo, Wyndham Apollo, and Hotel Piet Hein; see below). These hotels are used for international visitors to the VU University Amsterdam and we have received excellent feedback before. Note: recommended hotels do not block rooms for us, reservations are on availability.



The following Apollo hotels, which are situated near tram stops, offer a special rate during our meeting on the 19th-20th May 2016:



Best Western Apollo Museumhotel Amsterdam City Centre***

· Price depends on availability (± € 150,- per room per night excluding breakfast (€12.50) and citytax (5%))

· Distance to the VU: 4,7 km 14 min. (Tram 5)

· Next to Rijksmuseum, Museumplein, PC and Leidseplein

· WiFi is included


For reservations go to: – select: Best Western Museumhotel – go to: ‘+Promocode’ – fill in: BARREL (corporate/promotiecode).




Wyndham Apollo Hotel Amsterdam****

(15% discount on best available rate through VU University Amsterdam)

· Price depends on availability (± €135,- per night excluding breakfast (€22.50) and citytax (5%))

· Distance to the VU: 3,4 km 9 min. (Tram 5)

· WiFi is included

· Shuttle service from and to Schiphol Airport


For reservations go to: – select: Wyndham Apollo Hotel – go to: ‘+Promocode’ – fill in: VU (corporate/promotiecode)


For reservations you can also call or e-mail the hotel(s). Please mention the ‘Barrel Cortex Function’ meeting to get the special rates of the VU University Amsterdam.


!!!!Bookings to Apollo hotels will be charged on your creditcard 2 weeks in advance and will be non-refundable!!!!







Another very good option:


Hotel Piet Hein

Vossiusstraat 51-53

1071 AK Amsterdam

+31 20 662 7205


Book your room with the corporate password "join us for breakfast" and your

reservation will be including breakfast.

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