If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Amsterdam, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Amsterdam in January and February.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Amsterdam if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Amsterdam hotel.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Amsterdam found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £44, while the most expensive was £110.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Amsterdam for 5 days.
If you want to stay slightly outside the city, you could consider Amsterdam hotels in the lively neighbourhood of Westerpark. Stay at Boutique Hotel Westervilla, which is located on the edge of the park. From here, it’s a roughly 7-minute walk through the park to Westergas, a creative complex that houses restaurants such as Mossel & Gin, as well as shops and markets.
Those travelling with kids in Amsterdam could consider staying at one of the hotels near Vondelpark, one of Amsterdam’s open, green spaces. There are various kids’ playgrounds located in the park, or you can simply take a picnic and play in one of the open, grassy spaces. Conscious Hotel Vondelpark is a good eco-friendly option that is located on the edge of the park.
Satisfy your need for culture in Amsterdam and consider looking at one of the Amsterdam hotels in or around Museumplein. This area boasts the park of Museumplein, as well as access to three culturally important museums in Amsterdam, including the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum. A possible accommodation option is Aston City Hotel, around a 10-minute walk from the park.
At the doorstep of the Centraal train station, Amsterdam’s busy city center, the Binnenstad features a range of hotels for all budgets. Everything from simple hostels to 5-star luxury hotels are on offer.
Business travellers may prefer to stay in Amsterdam’s Zuidas district. Known as the city’s “Financial Mile,” the region is located between the city centre and Schiphol Airport and features a range of business hotels near the RAI Convention Centre.
Posh boutique hotels join 5-star accommodation in the Grachtengordel canal district, which is home to the city’s four main canals. Dating from the 17th century, this historic region is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Budget accommodation can be found just a short walk away from the city centre. Leafy Oud-West, which borders Vondelpark, or vibrant De Pijp are desirable neighbourhoods, which offer a variety of comfortable hotels.
Across the canal from the Anne Frank House, Jordaan is a chic neighbourhood featuring small hotels and B&Bs. It lies directly west of the city centre.
Backpackers looking to spend the night in a cheap, friendly hostel will find themselves welcome at The Flying Pig, with two hostels slap bang in the city centre – one downtown (next to Amsterdam Central Station) and the other uptown. For ethical accommodation with an artsy twist, get with the cultural programme at WOW Hostel, west of the city centre.