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Amsterdam Hotel Guide

Want to know the TRUE best hotels in Amsterdam? Well, take a look at our Amsterdam Hotel Guide to book the best hotels in Amsterdam!

Amsterdam is much more than its coffee shops and red lights. Amsterdam is historical, cultural, vibrant and most of all isn't shy about anything. Maybe you're backpacking through Europe, or perhaps you're finally having that romantic trip away, Whatever sort of hotel you're looking for in Amsterdam our Amsterdam hotel guide has you covered.


Great Location

A hotel in a great location can sometimes vastly improve your holiday. Being on the doorstep of some of Amsterdam’s number one sights and attractions means that you won't need your map or guidebook as often as you think and you can concentrate on exploring.

Highland House

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The Highland House is a beautiful and peaceful boutique hotel with each room uniquely themed. Its location is perfect for people looking to explore Amsterdam on foot.

A lot of Amsterdam's top attractions are just a short walk away. Beurs van Berlage, Anne Franks house and the Jordaan district is just around the corner from the hotel. The Royal Palace, Dam Square and the Red Light District are only 400 yards away.

  • Great location

  • Free WiFi

  • Popular with groups

  • Great area for shopping

  • Close to nightlife

Radisson Blu Hotel

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The Radisson Blu Hotel is an excellent value for money hotel with spacious rooms and modern decor. The Radisson Blu is located in a quiet part of Amsterdam's colourful and vibrant centre.

A lot of Amsterdam's top attractions are just a short walk away. Dam Square and Anne Franks House are just a 5-minute walk away. The Red Light and the Jordaan Districts are also only a 5-minute walk away.

  • Great location

  • Free WiFi

  • Great for couples and familys

  • Great area for shopping

  • Close to the nightlife

Hotel V Nesplein

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The Hotel V Nesplein is an incredibly stylish 4-star hotel. The Nesplein is comfort, style and class all under one roof. The Nesplein also has a 24-hour front desk, a library, a bar and even its own restaurant.

If you do venture out of the Nesplein to see the sights, you won't have to go far. Dam Square and the royal palace are only 200 yards away. Anne Franks House and the Red Light District are under a mile away also.

  • Great Location

  • Free WiFi

  • Great for couples

  • Great area for shopping

  • Close to the sights


Great Value

We all love finding a great deal. The three hotels we have found for you are not only great value, but they are also highly rated and have excellent transport links into Amsterdam city centre. We can't guarantee these hotels will be the cheapest, but we can guarantee they are the best value.

Jaz Amsterdam

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The Jaz Amsterdam hotel is a spacious and modern hotel with each room equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. 

The Jaz hotel has its own bar and restaurant and also a spa and wellness centre. The Jaz is located very close to the Venue Ziggo Dome and Amsterdam Arena. The city centre is only 15 minutes away by public transport.

  • Great value

  • Spacious rooms

  • Free WiFi

  • Spa and wellness center

  • Great transport links

The Courtyard

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The Courtyard hotel is a roomy and comfortable hotel. In each room, you can find a desk, air conditioning, private bathroom and mini bar.

Located in the business district of Amsterdam the Courtyard hotel has a bar and its Scandinavian restaurant called GåRD with its own terrace. The city centre is only 15 minutes away by public transport.

  • Great value

  • Spacious rooms

  • Free WiFi

  • Great for business trips

  • Great transport links

Qbic Hotel WTC

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The Qbic offers spacious rooms with extra-long Hästens beds and private bathrooms. Each room also has a flat-screen TV and adjustable LED lighting.

The Qbic hotel is located inside the World Trade Center and is only a 15-minute walk from the RAI Exhibition Center. Amsterdam city centre is also only 10 minutes away on public transport.

  • Great value

  • Modern rooms

  • Free WiFi

  • Buffet breakfast available

  • Great transport links


Romantic Hotels

Going on a holiday with your Significant other is one of the best things about being in a relationship. Being able to experience those new things together is pretty special so why shouldn’t your hotel be special? Amsterdam has a number of romantic hotels, but our guide has found you the kings of all the Amsterdam love shacks!

Canal House

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Canel House is one for you romantics. Each boutique-style room is beautifully decorated with dark woods and luxury fabrics. Each room is open plan and very spacious. The rooms are so stunning that you may find it difficult to leave your rooms.

If you do decide to leave you, room Canal House offers complimentary breakfast and also has its own bar. Canal House is also in a superb location meaning Amsterdam's top sights are only a short walk away.

  • Great location

  • Spacious rooms

  • Free Wifi

  • Great for couples

  • Room service available

The Hoxton

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The Hoxton Hotel is like Doctor Who's Tardis. From the outside, it looks like a regular canal house. Only when you go inside will you see how beautiful and spacious it is. Each room is decorated beautifully and has a flat screen T.V with cable channels.

The Hoxton offers more than just stunning rooms. The Hoxton also has its own bar and restaurant. The location is great too with some of Amsterdam's top sights and shops only a short walk away.

  • Great location

  • Beautifully decorated rooms

  • Free WiFi

  • Great for couples

  • Free Breakfast

V Fizeaustraat

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The V Fizeaustraat is perfect for the romantics who want to escape the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam city centre and wind down in front of a log fire. Each room is cosy, spacious and oozing with design. 

The Hotel V Fizeaustraat has its own bar and restaurant. The bars seating area has a log burner as its centrepiece making it the perfect place to spend an evening. The location is good too with the city centre only 10 minutes away via public transport.

  • Great transport links

  • Spacious rooms

  • Free WiFi

  • Great for couples

  • Great breakfast


Best Hostels

Finding a good hostel can sometimes be tough, but in Amsterdam, it's pretty easy. Amsterdam is the second best city in the world for hostels according to Hostelworld.com. So with Amsterdam having a number of great hostels our guide has taken on the difficult task of whittling them down to just three. The three hostels we have chosen all have an excellent rating and are all special in their own way.

Generator

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The Generator Hostel is a brand new designer hostel with each room coming with its own private bathroom and air-conditioning. 

The Generator hostel was once a zoological building. The former lecture hall is now and beautiful lounge and bar and the once boiler room is now a dining area and secret bar. The Generator also offers bike hire to make that short trip into town quicker.

  • Beautifully designed rooms

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner available

  • Free WiFi

  • Good for Groups or couples

  • Good to meet new people

The Flying Pig

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The Flying Pig Downtown is everything you could want in a hostel. The location is perfect with some of Amsterdam's top attractions only a walk away. 

The Flying Pig offers a bed in a dorm, or if you are in a group, you can book a private dorm with a private bathroom. The Flying Pig is also close to the best nightlife in Amsterdam but try to spend a night in the hostel bar for a great night. 

  • Great location

  • Continental buffet breakfast available

  • Free WiFi

  • Great to meet new people

  • Good for groups

Stayokay

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Stayokay is located in Vondelpark making its surroundings green and peaceful. If its bars you're after then Leidse Square is only a 5-minute walk away.

Anything from a double room to a bed in a ten-person mix dorm is available. Stayokay offers much more than just a bed. Enjoy a bite to eat and a drink at Stayokay's Brasserie. Many of Amsterdam's top attractions are just a short walk away.

  • Great location

  • Breakfast available

  • Free WiFi

  • Good for groups or couples

  • Bike hire available


Great Nightlife

Amsterdam is probably best known for its nightlife. So if you’re coming to Amsterdam to get your freak on and experience the Amsterdam nightlife, it's essential you pick a great hotel. When your night has come to an end, there is nothing better than being a very short walk from your hotel and a comfy bed to nurse that incoming hangover. The three hotels we have selected are all on the doorstep of the Amsterdam nightlife and are all highly rated.

Hotel La Bohème

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The Hotel La Bohème is perfect for couples wanting to enjoy the Amsterdam nightlife but also get a peaceful nights sleep. Located only 750 yards away is Leidseplein square and just a 15 minute walk away is Amsterdam's famous Red Light district.

Hotel La Bohème offers free tea, coffee and continental breakfast to get you energised for exploring Amsterdam. Each room is decorated beautifully and also comes with a T.V and private bathroom.

  • Cosy rooms

  • Great location

  • Free continental breakfast

  • Free WiFi

  • Great for couples

The Bolster

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The Bolster hotel is located in Rembrandtplein Square meaning the Bolster Hotel can't be beaten on nightlife location. If Rembrandtplein Square isn't for you then Leidseplein square and the Red Light District are only a short 10-minute walk away.

The Bolster has more than just location to offer. Each room is cosy and has a T.V, coffee machine and a private bathroom fitted with a shower. Amsterdam's top attractions are just a 10-minute walk away.

  • Cosy rooms

  • Great location

  • Air con and heating

  • Free WiFi

  • Great for couples

Hotel Royal Taste

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Hotel Royal Taste is located within the Red Light District. If the Red Light District isn't for you, then don't fear because Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein Square are only a short 10-minute walk away.

Hotel Royal Taste is perfect for people on their ones or even a large group with rooms which can sleep up to 4 people. Hotel Royal Taste also has a great bar downstairs meaning its the perfect place for pre-drinking or even for that one last nightcap. 

  • Clean and tidy rooms

  • Perfect location

  • Great bar downstairs

  • Free WiFi

  • Great for groups