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Amsterdam Hotel Recommendations

Amsterdam has a wide selection of hotels ranging from 5-star luxury at the top-end of the market, romantic boutique hotels, excellent mid-range options and finally some budget properties for the more cost conscious visitor.

The following is a list of our hotel recommendations in Amsterdam - the links go out to which gives more info/photos on each hotel, customer reviews and the possibility to book for your specified dates.

5-star splurge

There are a number of excellent five-star hotels in Amsterdam for those after a bit of luxury and service.

hyatt andaz amsterdam

Hyatt Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht - Stunning new Andaz, the first Hyatt in the country. Built in the former city library, located on Prinsengracht canal near the Jordaan area. Hip and happening hotel with quirky design features. Andaz has stylish, well-equipped rooms, some with great canal views. Guests get complimentary minibar and evening drinks in the hotel library.

grand hotel amrath

Grand Hotel Amrath - Set in a beautiful art nouveau building (The Shipping House) quite close to central station, this hotel has large, luxurious rooms with high ceilings and some very good facilities including stunning indoor pool. Many rooms have fine views over Amsterdam. Free mini-bar and WiFi. Friendly staff.

hotel de l'europe amsterdam

Hotel De L'Europe - Elegant and luxurious hotel in the centre of town very close to Muntplein and the flower market. Great bathrooms with heated marble floors, rooms come with iPads, free WiFi and a Nespresso machine. Well equipped fitness centre and swimming pool, Freddy's Bar hosts a live pianist.

amstel intercontinental

Amstel Intercontinental - Luxurious, grand hotel on the river Amstel, located just east of the centre. Classic decor in rooms with spacious bathrooms. Glass atrium and terrace on the river side and in-house Michelin star restaurant (La Rive). The old world charm is not everyone's cup of tea and it's by no means cheap - but probably the most exclusive address in town.

sofitel the grand amsterdam

Sofitel Legend The Grand - Located in the heart of the city not far from Dam Square. Spacious, luxuriously appointed rooms with Hermès toiletries, Nespresso coffee machines and very comfortable beds. Hotel offers great service, indoor pool and the renowned Bridges restaurant.

See a listing of all 16 5-star hotels in Amsterdam

Special occasion / romantic hotels in Amsterdam

Why not make your visit to Amsterdam special? The following boutique hotels are all located on canals near the Jordaan area and are recommended for romantic/celebratory visits to Amsterdam.

hotel ambassade amsterdam

Hotel Ambassade - A charming 58-room boutique hotel set in old merchant houses on the Herengracht canal. A quiet yet central location. The hotel offers spacious, elegant rooms, beautifully-appointed with a mix of modern and antique style. Lovely breakfast buffet and great service, highly recommended for a special visit.

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The Toren - The Toren is a small boutique hotel (38 rooms) on the Keizersgracht canal - located between Dam and Westerkerk. Each room is unique and stylishly decorated but comes with modern facilities - free WiFi, Nespresso coffee machine and ipod docking station. Excellent breakfast, top service - a truly romantic option.

the dylan amsterdam

The Dylan - Also a boutique hotel on the Keizersgracht in the Jordaan area. Rooms range from charming old-style decor to more modern suites. Free WiFi, great in-house restaurants (including Michelin star rated Vinkeles), the Dylan is great for a celebratory visit.

Canal House - An intimate design hotel on the Keizersgracht canal with luxurious and romantic rooms, dark interior decor giving a warm, atmospheric setting. An eclectic mix of old Dutch and modern styling. Recommended romantic option.

Seven One Seven - Small, intimate hotel on the Prinsengracht near the Jordaan area . The 717 offers 9 separate suites named after composers, artists or writers each attractively decorated. Free WiFi, elegant lounges, breakfast served on Delftware china. Note, there isn't a lift.


doubletree hilton amsterdam

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Striking large property with 553 rooms with a great location right next-door to Amsterdam central station. Each room comes with Apple iMac TV and computer with free WiFi available. Good restaurant and bar options including the rooftop SkyLounge affording some near 360° views of the city.

doubletree hilton amsterdam

Banks Mansion - 4-star Carlton property with excellent central location on Vijzelstraat / Herengracht. Welcoming hotel with pleasant staff, art-deco lobby offering all-day complimentary coffee and evening cheese and wine. Comfortable rooms, "French" balconies, free WiFi and free minibar - a decent choice for both business and leisure.

radisson blu hotel amsterdam

Radisson Blu Hotel - Hotel has a good central location close to Dam Square, with reasonable-size, modern rooms and free WiFi. Popular with business travellers. Offers an ample breakfast buffet and efficient staff service.

hotel v nesplein amsterdam

V Nesplein - Recently opened 4-star boutique hotel in the centre of the city. Comfortable rooms with stylish retro furniture, rain shower bathrooms and free WiFi. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Located in Nes, a quiet side street parallel to Rokin near Dam and Spui. Good value room rates. See also below for sister hotel.

hotel v nesplein amsterdam

Hotel Estherea - 93 room hotel on the Singel canal in the centre of Amsterdam. Compact, beautifully decorated rooms. Some have canal views and four-poster beds. Quaint library and lounge with fish tank, chandeliers and offering free coffee all day.

moevenpick hotel amsterdam

Mövenpick Hotel - high rise hotel located on the new IJ waterfront area next to the cruise passenger terminal. The modern, elegant rooms boast spectacular views over Amsterdam. Complimentary WiFi is available to guests. Trams 25 and 26 stop nearby the hotel.

fita hotel amsterdam

Fita Hotel - small, family-run 16 room hotel (3-star) close to the main museums. Clean and spacious rooms, with Nespresso coffee machines and free WiFi. Excellent breakfast with home-made pancakes. Property has a very small lift.

crowne plaza amsterdam south

Crowne Plaza Amsterdam South - An excellent choice if you need to be in the Amsterdam Zuid/RAI area. This hotel is a short walk from Zuid station and has large, comfortable and well designed rooms.


hotel v frederiksplein amsterdam

Hotel V Frederiksplein - Hip independent hotel with compact doubles from around €80 which includes continental breakfast and free WiFi. Knowledgeable staff, good location - within reasonable walking distance of Amsterdam's main attractions. See also V Nesplein, mentioned above.

hotel zandbergen amsterdam

Hotel The Neighbour's Magnolia - Located in the quiet museum district close to Vondelpark this small, charming property offers good value rooms with a personal service. Rates include continental breakfast and free WiFi. It also has a great spacious penthouse with roof terrace.

conscious hotel museum square amsterdam

Hotel Conscious Museum Square - Hotel focussed on environmental sustainability, located close to Vondelpark, Concertgebouw and Museumplein. Free WiFi, pleasant hotel garden, organic breakfast available at extra charge. Lowest off-season rates are well under the €100 mark.

holiday inn express amsterdam sloterdijk

Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam Sloterdijk - Located beside Amsterdam Sloterdijk rail station, direct trains to Schiphol airport (10 mins) and Amsterdam Central (5 mins). Tram 12 takes you to the city's museum quarter. Spacious rooms, free WiFi and free continental breakfast. A good budget option.

citizenm amsterdam city

CitizenM Amsterdam City - Hip, pod-style hotel located 5 mins walk from Amsterdam Zuid station. Compact high spec rooms have king beds and free WiFi. Designer lounge bar sells drinks and snacks. Note, shower and toilet are in the middle of the room.

For further info on hotels under €100 see our guide Amsterdam budget hotels