Rooms & Facilities

The ideal congress location in Amsterdam

Looking for the ideal congress location in Amsterdam? Our venues are suitable for different types of events in the grandeur of the neo-renaissance. The capacity of our venues varies from 10 up to 800 people, depending on the preferred set-up. It is possible to book individual venues or make a combined reservation. All the venues are accommodated with modern congress equipment, professional audio-visuals and ICT facilities, including technical support.

Organising an event over multiple days? We offer complete arrangements and accommodation in the Amsterdam Tropen Hotel. The location, the various venues and congress facilities, make Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen the ideal congress location in Amsterdam.

Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen Exclusive

Big plans for a big event? It is possible to reserve the entire Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen for you and your guests. That means 1000 m2 of space to have the symposium, event or wedding of the century. Please contact us to discuss the possibilities, our creative team would love to brainstorm with you!


The Bestuurskamer is a classic green welcoming meeting hall, with a view of the internal gardens. This area is inside the extension of the Raadzaal and is connected to it via partition-wall doors.

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max 40    66 m2


The Claus Room is a royal blue/grey beautifully decorated area that is suitable for various meeting layouts.

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max 30     42 m2


The Boardroom is a classic red welcoming meeting area, not least thanks to the authentic open fireplace with monumental chimney. The Raadzaal looks out onto the internal garden of the building.

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max 60     55 m2


The former board rooms are now called Downing Street. The board used to meet in the Raadzaal, the Bestuurskamer and the Regentenkamer. These three rooms are connected to one another by partition-wall doors.

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max 70


The Emma Room is a royal blue/grey beautifully decorated area that is suitable for various meeting layouts.

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max 30     45 m2


The Queen Maxima Hall is an exquisite auditorium with a fixed theatre set-up which ensures maximum attention for your speakers; whether it be in the hall or on the balcony. There are artist rooms and changing rooms present.

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max. 453    400 m2


The imposing Marble Hall is the most central located venue. The hall is suitable as meeting space and networking space and provides a stylish environment for dinners and receptions.

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max. 800   295 m2


The Maurits Hall is a classic blue/green venue suitable for symposia, seminars, lectures, meetings, debates, or as wedding location with a beautiful view of the Mauritskade and the canals.

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max. 120   100 m2


An intimate, stylish room with a beautifully decorated ceiling. Beautiful room next to the internal garden. Suitable for smaller meetings, intimate dinners or a small reception.

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max 25     34 m2


Under the Arches is a pleasant place for a break, drink or networking event. Here, your guests will relax and enjoy the ambiance, a great cup of coffee or a delicious lunch.

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max. 70

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At the Roundabout you can dine or drink with a beautiful view on the Marble Hall.

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max. 150   200 m2

De Binnentuin


Located between the large terrace of De Tropen and the conference location you will find our fairy tale garden with a view on the Oosterpark.

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max 2000


De Tropen is a contemporary space with endless possibilities — inside and out. The spacious private terrace adjoins the picturesque Oosterpark and is wonderful for those long summer evenings.

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max. 350


The Subtropen is an atmospheric room adjacent to De Tropen and it can be rented exclusively for various purposes. We happily organise a lunch, reception or dinner tailored to your wishes.

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max. 70

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