Spending the night in the Dutch capital: Amsterdam hotel tips!

The overnight stays in Amsterdam are quite expensive. Affordable hotels are hard to find. Discover these Amsterdam hotel tips and keep a lot of money in your pocket.

A weekend in Amsterdam is always a good idea. There is so much to do. If you go to Amsterdam for the first time, you will probably visit the famous Rijksmuseum, Red Light District, Dam Square and the canals.

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But even if you have been to Amsterdam several times, you will always discover something new during your visit. Amsterdam is unfortunately not a cheap city to spend the night. You can easily pay €200 for an overnight stay, especially if you want to stay in the center.

Amsterdam Red Light District Street

Fortunately, nice and trendy hotels are added every year and you can certainly stay affordable in the heart of Amsterdam. Discover the nicest hotels and hostels in and just outside the center of Amsterdam below!

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Staying overnight at Amsterdam station: cheap and central

When you go to Amsterdam by train, it is nice to stay overnight at the central station.

This is a great location, especially if you are going to Amsterdam for the first time. From the station you can take any bus or tram. In addition, you can walk to Dam Square, De Wallen and other sights within a few minutes.

Hostel tip: Budget Hotel Tourist Inn – v.a. € 29 p.p. per night

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Budget hotel Tourist Inn is located less than a 10-minute walk from Amsterdam’s central station.

You can choose a bed in the dormitory for only €29 per person per night. Or, take a double room with private bathroom for €105 per night. A delicious breakfast is included!

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Guests rate this hostel with an 8.2. Great option for couples and budget travelers.

Not suitable for families with children under 4 years old.

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Hotel tip: Hotel The Exchange *** – €107 per nacht

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This artistic three-star hotel is located in the heart of Amsterdam. 300 meters from Dam Square and 5 minutes from the station.

In terms of rooms, this hotel has something for everyone. From budget rooms to luxury rooms. For a small room you pay about €107 per night excluding breakfast. For a larger room you pay about €130 to €150 per night.

All rooms are uniquely decorated with their own theme and have a private bathroom. Other travelers rate this Amsterdam hotel with an 8.1.

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Luxe B&B: Sunflower B&B Amsterdam v.a. €145 per nacht

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Personally, I always prefer a B&B to a hotel. A Bed & Breakfast is slightly smaller and more personal.

That is no different at this B&B. There are a number of beautiful rooms, with wonderful beds and a private bathroom.

You spend the night here from €145 per night excluding breakfast. The station and many attractions are within walking distance of this property. Other visitors rate this B&B with a 9.4.

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Spend the night in the nice neighborhood: the Jordaan

The Jordaan is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Amsterdam. It really is a great neighborhood to stay in if you want to discover the ‘real’ Amsterdam. This is a real working-class district with unique markets, bars and people.

You can enjoy shopping here, stroll along the canals and also visit nice cafes and bars. Unfortunately, it is not a cheap neighborhood to spend the night! But, one of the best neighborhoods in the capital.

Hostel tip: Shelter Jordan Christian Hostel – esp. € 24 per night

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If you really want to stay SUPER cheap and don’t mind sharing a room, this hostel in the Jordaan is a good tip.

Here you have a bed in a dormitory for €24 including breakfast. Bizarrely cheap!

This hostel is perfectly located, in the Jordaan and close to nice bars and restaurants. At the hostel, all rooms have a shared bathroom with a shower.

It is clean, the beds are fine and the staff is very helpful. Other guests have rated this hostel with an 8.3. either; an excellent choice.

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Cheaper overnight stay: Amsterdam Wiechmann Hotel ** – from €83 per night

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This hotel is located near the Jordaan, a few minutes’ walk from the Anne Frank house. Ideal, because a visit to Amsterdam is not complete without experiencing the Anne Frank house.

This is one of the cheapest hotels in the Jordaan, but is still very much appreciated by the guests.

The hotel has been rated with an 8.5 on

Some rooms are traditionally furnished and others more modern. You pay between €83 and €154 per night including breakfast.

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Luxury hotel tip: Luxury Suites Roses – v.a. € 155 per night

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You get a spacious room for a great price at this nice B&B in the Jordaan. The room is about 40 m2 and has a lovely king-size bed.

In addition, this accommodation has modern facilities such as air conditioning, TV, a private bathroom and modern soundproofing. That is sometimes necessary in the center of Amsterdam. The location of this hotel is excellent!

You spend the night here from € 155 per night. Other guests rate this hotel with a 9+! One of the best Amsterdam hotel tips.

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An accommodation just outside Amsterdam center

You can also stay overnight in Amsterdam (just) outside the center! Handy if you come by car.
When you spend the night just outside Amsterdam, you get more for your money!

Amsterdam West: Leonardo Hotel Amsterdam **** – from €81 per night

Leonardo Hotel Amsterdam Rembrandtpark is located just outside the city center, in West Amsterdam. About 20 minutes drive from the center.
You can also reach the center within 25 minutes by bus.

Leonardo Hotel Amsterdam Rembrandtpark has a really beautiful roof terrace with bar, sauna and fitness room. And, this Amsterdam hotel offers spacious rooms with comfortable beds. An overnight stay costs about €81 and does not include breakfast.

Parking is available at the accommodation (for a fee of €25 per day). Other travelers give this hotel an 8+.

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Amsterdam South East: Jaz Amsterdam **** – v.a. €93 per night

kingsize bed

Jaz Amsterdam hotel is located just outside the center. It is close to the Ziggo Dome and the Johan Cruijff Arena, about a 20-minute drive from the center of Amsterdam.

You can also reach the city center within 20 minutes by bus. Jaz Amsterdam has its own restaurant and offers spacious rooms with comfortable beds.

An overnight stay costs about € 93 and does not include breakfast. Parking is available on site (for a fee).

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Amsterdam Old South: The Delphi – Amsterdam Townhouse **** – from €100 per night

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What an amazing hotel The Delphi – Amsterdam Townhouse is!

This accommodation is located just outside the center. If you like walking, everything is within walking distance (15 to 30 minutes). About 15 minutes drive from the center.

You can also reach the center within 25 minutes by bus. This hotel has beautiful luxury rooms, which are also suitable for families with children or babies.

An overnight stay costs about €102 and does not include breakfast. A really great price!

Parking is possible at the accommodation (for a fee of €32.50 per day). Other guests rate this hotel as 8.3. If you’re okay with staying outside the city center, this is one of the best Amsterdam hotel tips.

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Ultimate enjoyment: Villa Oldenhoff – v.a. €160 per night

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Do you want a luxurious overnight stay in Amsterdam for a reasonable price? Then choose for example Boutique hotel Villa Oldenhoff in Abcoude.

Free parking and within 15 minutes by car in the center of Amsterdam. You can spend the night here from €160 per night!

Do you choose the suite as shown in the photo? Then you pay €200 per night. Rated with a 9.7 on Booking.com. That’s a fantastic score!

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Visit Amsterdam With A Discount

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Amsterdam is a city that offers plenty of amazing accommodations, but it can also be expensive. If you’re looking for ways to save money on your trip, check out some of the tips we’ve shared in this post. By using one (or more) of these methods, you can save yourself some money and have more budget left over for other fun activities in this amazing city.

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Do you know any other great Amsterdam hotel tips? Share them with the world in the comments below and help your fellow travelers get the best deals possible!

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