11 Best hotels in Amsterdam for every budget (+ map)

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Whether you come to Amsterdam to soak up the art scene, enjoy delicious food or just explore the charming streets by bike, your Amsterdam experience wouldn’t be complete without the perfect place to stay. Here’s a comprehensive guide to the best hotels in Amsterdam – so you don’t have to scroll through hundreds of online reviews or get lost in endless booking sites.

We’ve covered it all in our list – luxury five-star hotels with spas that promise the perfect experience, cosy boutique hotels, hostels with a youthful vibe to budget accommodation outside the city centre if you’re travelling on a budget.

Best hotels in Amsterdam

1. Hotel Olympic – luxury hotel for good money

The 4-star Hotel Olympic is undoubtedly one of the best hotels in Amsterdam. And at a great price.

The accommodation is clean, stylish, modernly furnished. If you choose a room on the higher floors, you will have a fantastic view of Amsterdam.

The advantage is express check-in and check-out and excellent access to the airport and the city centre. It features a garden, a restaurant and a rooftop terrace with a seating area and a hot tub.

Rooms are fully equipped, including a fridge and electric kettle. Deluxe rooms also have an in-room hot tub, which comes in handy after a long day in Amsterdam.

2. Hotel Holiday Inn Express – great value for money

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The Holiday Inn Express is one of the best three-star hotels in Amsterdam. Thanks to its location next to Sloterdijk Station, it offers great accessibility – you can be at the airport in 10 minutes, in the city centre in 5 minutes, or you can take a trip around Amsterdam.

The facilities are modern, everything is clean and the rooms are spacious. A continental breakfast is served in the morning, and there are plenty of restaurants and an Albert Heijn supermarket right outside the hotel.

Luggage storage and a 24/7 reception are also available.

3. Hotel Lowell – cheap hotel in Amsterdam

Finding cheap but quality accommodation can be a challenge. But Hotel Lowell delivers.

It is located in the Zuidoost district, which has excellent access to the city centre and the airport – the metro stop is just a short walk away, as is the bus stop No. 300 to the airport. Suitable accommodation for those who travel by car, as the complex includes a private parking garage.

The surrounding area is quiet, clean, with plenty of shops and restaurants nearby.

The accommodation itself is cosy, decorated in natural tones, with comfortable beds and plenty of storage space. The bathroom is part of the room.

4. Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky – luxury hotel with wellness

The Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky is one of the best luxury hotels in Amsterdam. Right on Dam Square in the city centre and overlooking the Royal Palace. From here you can easily reach all the main attractions in Amsterdam.

The five stars here are well deserved – the accommodation is stylish, spacious and designed to make you feel your best during your stay in Amsterdam.

The hotel offers a spa, a terrace with views and 2 restaurants, one of which is Michelin-starred.

5. Hostel Via Amsterdam

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Playful accommodation with a lively atmosphere for those who like privacy – welcome to Hostel Via Amsterdam. There is a choice of accommodation in shared 4-8 bed rooms or private 2-4 bed rooms with private bathrooms.

The hostel offers breakfast and there is also a restaurant with international cuisine (including vegan or lactose-free dishes). In addition, there are plenty of activities – billiards, bar, lounge, bike rental.

The accommodation is in a quiet location outside the centre, so it works out much cheaper. You can walk to the metro in 7-10 minutes and be in the centre in another 10 minutes. There is also an Albert Heijn supermarket nearby.

6. XO Hotels Blue Square – great value for money

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If you’re looking for a quality hotel at a good price, check out XO Hotels Blues Square. Clean, cosy accommodation with private bathroom and fridge in the room. The rich breakfasts and excellent connections to the city centre are also a plus.

The hotel is located right by the canal and the bus stop No. 369 to the airport and tram no. 13 to downtown. If necessary, you can shop at a nearby supermarket.

If you are driving, you can park for a fee in a private garage. The reception is open 24/7. There is a children’s corner for families with children.

7. Hotel Leonardo

Looking for a modern and cosy hotel with views of Amsterdam? Hotel Leonardo delivers!

Clean, well-equipped rooms with comfortable mattresses and private bathrooms are ideal for a longer stay in Amsterdam. What’s more, a rich breakfast buffet is served every morning on the roof terrace (weather permitting).

After a day exploring Amsterdam, you can relax in the sauna or gym.

The advantage of the hotel is its location – it is located outside the city centre, so you can sleep peacefully at night and at the same time you can take a tram in a quarter of an hour directly to the centre (there is also a night bus). Surrounding the hotel is Rembrandtpark, an oasis of greenery with plenty of cycling and walking trails.

8. Hotel Nes – hotel in the centre near the canal

Just 5 minutes from the Rembrandt House, in the heart of the city, lies one of the best hotels in Amsterdam – Hotel Nes. In a beautiful historic building and overlooking the canal and the Amstel River.

The hotel is in a great location for exploring Amsterdam, with the Red Light District, Museumplein and Anne Frank House within walking distance. Metro and tram stops are just a few minutes’ walk away, and the airport is half an hour away.

A continental breakfast is served in the morning and there are plenty of places to eat nearby.

9. Hotel Chasse – the best hotel in Amsterdam

Do you prefer smaller hotels with the right atmosphere? Hotel Chasse is one of the most interesting hotels in Amsterdam – it’s located in a church.

It is located in the De Baarsjes district, surrounded by canals, a promenade with benches and brick houses. This is one of the most beautiful areas of Amsterdam, where you can enjoy a pleasant and local atmosphere.

You can reach the centre in 20 minutes by tram or take a pleasant walk through the Jordaan district in 30 minutes.

This boutique hotel offers spacious rooms with modern bathrooms, delicious breakfasts and a winter garden. Bicycles can be rented on site and there is a 24-hour front desk.

10. Cityden BoLo District – accommodation with kitchenette

Travelling with children or looking for private accommodation? Cityden BoLo District offers accommodation in studios that come with a fully equipped kitchen, seating area and bathroom. But even if you don’t feel like cooking, you can go for breakfast or to a local restaurant.

Located on the Erasmusgracht Canal in the west of Amsterdam, the property is easily accessible from the city centre by bus or tram. There are several restaurants and shops nearby where you can buy food.

11. Ibis Schiphol Amsterdam Airport – hotel near Schiphol Airport

Ibis Schiphol Amsterdam Airport is close to Schiphol Airport, making it ideal for late arrivals and early departures.

The accommodation is simple, practically designed, including a private bathroom and breakfast included. Rooms are suitable for couples and families with children. Breakfast is served from 4:00 am, which is a great advantage for early departures.

There is also a free airport shuttle, a 24-hour convenience store and several restaurants and bars.

The bus to the centre stops a short walk from the hotel. Accommodation is also easily accessible for those arriving by car.

Best hotels in Amsterdam on the map

HOW TO USE THIS MAP: Above you will find a detailed map of what to see and where to stay in Amsterdam. Click at the top left of the map to see separate layers with highlighted locations. You can hide and show the different layers or click on the icons on the map to see the names of the places I mention in the Amsterdam guide. If you want to save the map, star it. For a larger version, click on the icon in the upper right corner.

These were the 11 best hotels and accommodation in Amsterdam. Do you have a question? We’ll be happy to answer it in the comments below. Have a safe journey!

More information about Amsterdam

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Summary: Best hotels in Amsterdam

Where to stay in Amsterdam?

Amsterdam has a number of interesting neighbourhoods worth considering:
Jordaan: picturesque area with canals and historic buildings
De Pijp: This area is ideal for foodies, full of international restaurants and the famous Albert Cuyp market.
Downtown: if you want to be in the centre of the action, everything is within easy reach in the city centre, including top attractions such as the Anne Frank House and the Royal Palace.
Oud-West: A fashionable district with lots of boutiques, cafés and cultural facilities.

Do I need to book my accommodation in Amsterdam in advance?

I’m sure it is, especially during the season. The later you order, the higher the prices and the worse the offer. Often you will overpay for a hotel that does not offer enough quality service for the price. In addition, many hotels offer the option to cancel your reservation 24 hours in advance.

Is accommodation in Amsterdam accessible by public transport?

Public transport in Amsterdam is great. Most neighbourhoods are well connected by tram, bus and metro. Detailed information can be found at the individual hotels.

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