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Amsterdam City Centre Hotels

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Top 10 Hotels in Amsterdam City Centre

The Flying Pig Downtown Youth Hostel
2 out of 5
Nieuwendijk 100, Amsterdam
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0.61 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (216 reviews)

"Very good stay. Pleasant and memorable. I do apologize for my lapse during my stay."…"

Reviewed on 31 Dec 2019

The Flying Pig Downtown Youth Hostel
Monet Garden Hotel Amsterdam
4 out of 5
Valkenburgerstraat 76, Amsterdam
per night
3 May-4 May
0.57 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,254 reviews)

"Staff fabulous Room above expectations Breakfast lovely"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Monet Garden Hotel Amsterdam
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam Centraal Station
4 out of 5
Oosterdoksstraat 4, Amsterdam
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per night
11 Apr-12 Apr
0.71 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (3,181 reviews)

"Great location, especially as it relates to where my office was, and then also for heading into the city to sight-see."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam Centraal Station
Hotel Mercier
4 out of 5
Rozenstraat 12, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
per night
5 Apr-6 Apr
1.19 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (570 reviews)

"Our family of four stayed at Hotel Mercier at the end of February. The weather was rain every day. That said, Hotel Mercier was the perfect place to stay. The location (Jordaan/Nine Streets) just off the canal was quiet but provided countless restaurants and boutiques in every direction. Our room ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Apr 2020

Hotel Mercier
Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam
4 out of 5
Damrak 1-5, Amsterdam
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
per night
3 May-4 May
0.63 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (3,941 reviews)

"Great modern hotel with a superb location steps from the train station, clean stylish public spaces and spacious guestrooms. Bedding is extremely comfortable (firm mattress) with high thread-count sheets and pillowcases. Room 163 has a clanging radiator that makes a fair amount of noise. Reception ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam
Hyatt Regency Amsterdam
4.5 out of 5
Sarphatistraat 104, Amsterdam
per night
3 May-4 May
1.36 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (449 reviews)

"Loved all but mattress. Mattress was too hard did not sleep well"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Hyatt Regency Amsterdam
NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky
5 out of 5
Dam 9, Amsterdam
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
per night
5 Apr-6 Apr
0.38 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,902 reviews)

"They do not tell you about a fee for each night you stay, i stayed 3 nights and had to pay a €50 fee when i checked out! You also have to pay a €150 deposit when you check in."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky
The Lancaster Hotel Amsterdam
3 out of 5
Plantage Middenlaan 48, Amsterdam
per night
28 Apr-29 Apr
1.1 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (364 reviews)

"The only thing I didn’t like was being put in the basement with no window for light but it was nice enough to not moan . Very nice hotel"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2020

The Lancaster Hotel Amsterdam
Room Mate Aitana
4 out of 5
IJDok 6, Amsterdam
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
per night
5 Apr-6 Apr
1.44 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (2,111 reviews)

"A fantastic location and the staff are very professional and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Room Mate Aitana
ibis Amsterdam Centre
3 out of 5
Stationsplein 49, Amsterdam
per night
29 Apr-30 Apr
0.89 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (1,852 reviews)

"Staff are fantastic; location is superb. Would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

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Pocket Guide: Amsterdam City Centre

A popular European destination, Amsterdam is a compact and small-enough city to navigate one’s way around, with an eclectic mix of museums, canals, narrow streets, cafes and renaissance architecture to explore. It is possible to get around most of the city by foot but there are trams and taxis available if preferred. Alternatively, do as the locals do and find your way around the city on the seat of a bicycle (Holland’s preferred mode of transport).

Amsterdam Hotels

Amsterdam has a wide range of hotels to suit every budget, including low-cost, boutique and five-star hotels spread across various areas of the city. Visitors can choose to stay in the lively part of central Amsterdam or in quieter suburbs around the city.

Top Highlights in Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s well-known tourist sites include its popular museums - Anne Frank’s house, Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh museum to name a few. Then, situated in the very centre of Amsterdam is the busy Dam Square, the infamous Red Light District and, for beer fans, the Heineken Factory.

Amsterdam is also home to Bloemenmarkt, the ever-popular floating flower market, situated along the city’s Siguel canal.

Lesser-Known Amsterdam

De 9 Straatjes

Only a few minutes’ walk from Dam Square is De 9 Straatjes (The 9 Streets) within Amsterdam’s Old Town. These quaint streets - divided into three by two main canals - make for a great few hours of ambling whilst admiring the many boutique shops that line up either side of them.

Amsterdam Noord

The hip area of Amsterdam Noord can be reached by ferry from the city’s port (located at the back of Amsterdam Centraal station). Once reached, the EYE Film Institute and awe-inspiring views from the A’Dam Lookout and Europe’s highest swing (yes - not for the faint of heart) can be soaked up. On the far side of Amsterdam Noord are trendy restaurants and cafes, some with man-made beaches and great views across the water.

Windmill De Gooyer

A short bus journey from the city centre, the historic Windmill De Gooyer is a feast for the eyes and sits very conveniently next to Dutch brewery Brouwerij 't IJ, where a few pints of local brew can be enjoyed whilst staring up at the beautiful windmill.


Lying just over 20 minutes by train from Amsterdam, the charming city of Haarlem awaits travellers seeking somewhere off the beaten track. The city makes a perfect day trip for those staying in Amsterdam.

Keukenhof Tulip Garden

If you’re visiting Amsterdam in the spring, then make sure to venture just outside of the city to enjoy the incredible array of tulip fields that are on offer. The Keukenhof Tulip Gardens provide a wonderful respite from the city and a few hours of solace after a few days of sightseeing.

Beaches near Amsterdam

Amsterdam may not be well known for its pristine beaches but there are several beautiful beaches that lie just beyond the city that are well worth visiting. These include beaches located within the towns of Zandvoort and Bloemendaal, which are packed with locals and visitors during the summer months.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Amsterdam City Centre?
Amsterdam City Centre is a metropolitan neighbourhood known for its charming cafes and top museums. Experience the best of Amsterdam City Centre with a visit to Madame Tussauds, Dam Square and Royal Palace. If you’re searching for places to stay in Amsterdam, you will definitely find something to meet your needs with 696 Amsterdam City Centre hotels and other types of accommodation to choose from.
Where is the best place to stay in Amsterdam City Centre?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, The Blossom House Amsterdam is the highest ranked property in Amsterdam City Centre. This 4-star B&B offers free WiFi and pillowtop beds. It’s located steps from Anne Frank House. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include B&B Milkhouse Luxury Stay Amsterdam and Hotel TwentySeven.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Amsterdam City Centre, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Amsterdam City Centre.
What are the top things to see and do in Amsterdam City Centre?
If you’re looking forward to a day of shopping in Amsterdam City Centre, consider Waterlooplein Flea Market, Waterlooplein and Kalverstraat, and pick out the perfect souvenir. Madame Tussauds and Dam Square are also a couple of places to visit in the neighbourhood. Favourite places to visit in the surrounding area include Royal Palace, Amsterdam Museum and Rembrandt Square. While you’re out sightseeing, Flower Market and Anne Frank House are a couple of additional sights to visit in Amsterdam.
How can I get around Amsterdam City Centre and the greater Amsterdam area?
If you want to see more of the city, Nieuwmarkt Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Waterlooplein Station and Dam Stop. If you want to venture out of town, Rokin Station is the closest train station. You can also catch a ride at Amsterdam Central Station.

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