From Central Station you can take tram 2 to ‘Nieuw Sloten’, tram 11 to ‘Surinameplein’, tram 12 to ‘Amstelstation’ tram 13 to ‘Geuzenveld’ or tram 17 to ‘Osdorp Dijkgraafplein’ which cost you approximately €2.90 per person. You can buy your ticket at the conductor in the back of the tram.
Regarding all trams you get off on the stop ‘Leidseplein’. Walk to the northwest on the Kleine-Gartmanplantsoen, direction ‘Leidseplein’. You should walk in south-west direction, towards the ‘Leidsekade’. Walk across the bridge and immediately turn right on the ‘Stadhouderskade’. Take the first street left, the ‘Overtoom’. After a few meters you will find Hotel van de Vijsel on your left.