Beautiful places to stay in Amsterdam
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Take a European city break and visit the modern city with a rich cultural history that never fails to inspire its visitors. Amsterdam is a city of historic buildings, impressive architecture, golden age canals, world class museums, joyous festivals, plenty of restaurants and bars for dining and drinking. Along with these multitude of options, there are beautiful places to stay in Amsterdam as well.
A popular destination for Europeans, Amsterdam is conveniently connected to continental Europe and easy to get to by air, rail and car. The city itself is a compact city and easily explored on foot or by bike. You could hire a bike to get around the city – there are plenty of places to park your bike and explore on foot or join a bike tour and discover Amsterdam seamlessly. As well, hop onto the city tram if you need to rest your feet. The I Amsterdam City Card is great value for money, giving you access to public transport and discounts to museums and many local attractions.
Whichever way you choose to explore this city of endless canals and bridges, you are sure to have unforgettable experiences.
Best time to visit Amsterdam
In addition, Amsterdam is a city that is good in all weather – be it the bursting colours of tulips in spring, sugar golden leaves in fall, the bright sparkles of the festivals or the longer days in summer, it is a city that has abundance of things to do throughout the year and around the city.
For inspiration on things to do, read the article on Amsterdam in a nutshell – 18 experiences in 48 hours.
Above all, Amsterdam exudes one-of-a-kind atmosphere where some say it is a city of sin while others, it is a city of freedom. Sin or freedom, there is no European city quite like the Dutch capital.
Peruse our selection of beautiful places to stay in Amsterdam – from weekend breaks to week long stays, from boutique and chic getaways, city central or a neighbourhood you like. A simple stay with a brilliant base to explore or mesmerising views over the city from the rooftop – there is a place curated just for you. Browse through, select and secure your stay.
Our recommendation of beautiful places to stay in Amsterdam
Wake up to the sights and sounds of the city of canals from the 4-star superior Radisson Blu Hotel Amsterdam City Centre. Located close to the popular Canal Belt, the Radisson Blu hotel is a unique base to explore the legendary waterways, the historic and unique architecture and savour the traditional Dutch delicacies.
Park Plaza caters for both leisure and business travellers with stylish guest rooms.
Conveniently located within 5 minutes of Amsterdam Central Station, Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam offers contemporary accommodation, whereas Park Plaza Vondelpark Amsterdam is located within steps of the beautiful leafy setting of Vondelpark, in the uptown neighbourhood Oud-Zuid,
Rated as Superb with a rating of 9.1 by travellers of booking dot com, Pulitzer is a prestigious hotel and offer remarkable views of two of Amsterdam’s most picturesque canals, Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht. Embodying quintessential Dutch elegance and luxury with a touch of history, Pulitzer is the perfect base to explore this endlessly captivating city.
A modern architectural design set within the historic city centre and a stone’s throw of Amsterdam Centraal Station is the newly built DoubleTree Hilton Centraal Station Amsterdam. With floor to ceiling windows featured in each guest rooms, the hotel provides plenty of daylight and remarkable views over the city. In evenings, enjoy the sunset with drinks from SkyLounge or the mesmerising views of the city from the rooftop bar.
More beautiful places to stay in Amsterdam
Rated 4 – 5 star by Booking
Elegant, bright and uniquely decorated rooms. Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam consists of 6 monumental 17th century canal palaces. This 5-star hotel is located in the heart of the city, only 150 yards from the vibrant Rembrandtplein Rated Superb at 9.4 by Booking travellers
Built in the 17th century, the NH Collection Amsterdam Doelen is the oldest hotel in Amsterdam. It is a boutique style hotel located along the Amstel River, within easy access to the city centre and all attractions. The renovated hotel offers luxury rooms and free WiFi. Dam Square is a 10-minute walk away. Rated Fabulous at 8.9 by Booking travellers
Hotel Estheréa is set along the Singel canal in the heart Amsterdam, only 350 yards from Dam Square. This hotel benefits from classically-styled decor with wooden paneling. Each of the stylish rooms are romantically decorated and some rooms have a canal view. Rated as Superb with 9.2 rating by Booking travellers
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Located 10 minutes by metro from the city center, Via Amsterdam is a design-led hybrid hostel and hotel with street art and urban design featured throughout the building. The property is situated in the Bijlmermeer district. Rooms at Via Amsterdam also boast a city view. Guest have access to a spacious shared kitchen. Bike rental is available.
The Pavilions Amsterdam, The Toren features elegant accommodation alongside the famous Keizersgracht canal, around the corner from Anne Frank House. Westermarkt Tram Stop is less than 250 yards from the hotel. Dam Square and the Royal Palace are a 10-minute walk away.
Rated as Superb at 9,0 by Booking travellers
Located within walking distance of Amsterdam’s main attractions and shopping areas, art‘otel amsterdam features 5&33, which is a dining and social venue combining an all-day and late-night kitchen, bar, library, lounge and multi-functional public gallery. The hotel’s modern rooms all feature art work by Atelier Van Lieshout.
Rated Very Good at 8.5 by Booking Travellers