Internet Access

  • Free wi-fi is widespread in hotels, restaurants, bars and coffeeshops (you may need to ask for the code), as well as many tourist offices and other public places.
  • To search for free wi-fi hot spots in the Netherlands, visit In Amsterdam check
  • In Amsterdam rent a pocket-sized mobile wi-fi device to carry around with you, ensuring a fast wi-fi connection while roaming the city, from Pocket Wifi Amsterdam (; order online and arrange delivery to your hotel, apartment or Schiphol airport. Alternatively, try HipPocketWifi (, Travel WiFi ( or My Webspot (
  • Internet cafes are scarce. Some tourist offices, coffeeshops and hotels provide internet terminals (sometimes free).
  • Co-working cafes providing unlimited, fast internet access are widespread in Amsterdam and increasingly common in other urban areas.