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Amsterdam Hotel Recommendations
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.
is a list of our hotel recommendations in Amsterdam - the links go out to Booking.com
which gives more info/photos on each hotel, customer reviews and the possibility
to book for your specified dates.
There are a number of excellent five-star hotels in Amsterdam
for those after a bit of luxury and service.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
For further info on hotels under €100 see
our guide Amsterdam budget hotels