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Where to stay in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is overflowing with accommodation choices for every type of trip. Whether you’re visiting for a romantic weekend, a business trip or a fun holiday with friends, you’ll be spoilt for choice with brilliant places to stay in Amsterdam.

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of waking up in Amsterdam, watching the early morning mist crawl over the canals as the city slowly comes alive to the sounds of bicycles, boats and church bells. Most visitors to Amsterdam choose to stay at least one night in the city – after all, there’s far too much to see and do here to fit into just one day. Take a look below for our extensive pick of places to get a good night's sleep in Amsterdam – ranging from boutique hotels to budget hostelsself-catering apartments and more. 

Hotels and hostels in Amsterdam

The most traditional – and popular – type of overnight accommodation in Amsterdam is a hotel. Amsterdam hotels range from the basic to brilliant, and there’s an ever increasing choice of four and five star accommodation in Amsterdam – ranging from global chains to unique boutique pads oozing with character and charm. If you’re looking for an extra unique place to lay your head, check out our pick of 10 unusual hotels in Amsterdam

Houseboats and homes

More and more people are opting for self-catering accommodation in Amsterdam, allowing visitors to experience life like a local by renting a short-stay apartment or houseboat in the city. There are strict rules around short-stay rental accommodation in Amsterdam, so do be sure to  check that your host complies with local laws before booking.

Hotels in Amsterdam

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Whether you are on a big or small budget, in Amsterdam there’s a lot to choose from when it comes to getting a good night's rest. From high rated host...


The Amsterdam area has more than 350 hotels, so you're sure to find something in a convenient location that fits your budget. Hotels in Amsterdam rang...

Boutique & design

As a city with a reputation as a design capital, Amsterdam is home to some of the best boutique and design hotels in the world. Be it international ch...

Self-catering and B&Bs


Looking for somewhere original to stay in Amsterdam? Get a different view of the city by spending a few nights in a houseboat.

Bed & breakfasts

Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, you might crave the comfort and ambience of home. Bed & breakfasts are a great alternative to hot...

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Budget accommodation in Amsterdam


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Top 5 budget hotels

When you’ve got a limited budget for a vacation in Amsterdam, it’s not always possible to stay at a five-star hotel. But check out these top rated bud...

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Group accommodation

Whether you’re a professional tour organiser or just planning a trip with family or friends, check out some Amsterdam accommodation that caters to lar...

Private holiday rental laws

Private apartments can make a great alternative to hotels, but make sure that you're fully informed and aware of the laws around private holiday renta...

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