Nice and cosy hotels in central Amsterdam

Amsterdam has something to offer for young travellers looking to have a wild weekend, for couples who want to walk hand in hand along the canals and for those who wish to see the cultural side of the city. Either way, it's ideal to book a hotel close to the centre. Here are a few practical options with awesome facilities that will satisfy everyone's needs.

The capital of the Netherlands is sometimes called ”the Venice of the North” and is without a doubt a favourite destination among trivago users. Whether you plan a weekend break or even just a one-night stay, Amsterdam is one of those places you have to visit at least once in your life. Some think of Amsterdam as a destination for young people to go on a wild getaway, but the city offers so much more than that. Here you can find a range of cultural activities and charming canals, and this unique city will definitely stimulate your imagination.

In order to get the most out of your trip, you need a practical hotel with good facilities that is close to the top attractions and, most importantly, at a reasonable price.

But, no need to worry! We have done most of the heavy lifting for you! Below you will find our Amsterdam hotel guide with the best location in relation to price.

Stylish hotel close to the central train station


Room Mate Aitana is located a 15 minute walk from the central train station towards the artificial island in the river IJ.Rent a bike or go for a refreshing, 20-minute walk to the lively and central square De Dam.

This brand new design hotel has a unique glass facade with intriguing lights and shapes. The modern and well-equipped rooms offer fantastic views of Amsterdam’s famous canals. The hotel’s well-made and delicious breakfast is served until noon, which is perfect for those who want to sleep in. However, if you prefer getting up early to get the most out of the city, there are plenty of nice cafés nearby to start the day too.

Room Mate Aitana

Top rated
Amsterdam, 12.2 km to Airport Amsterdam Schiphol
9.0 Excellent (4051 reviews)
Excellent Cleanliness 9.4 / 10
Hotel CTA

Design hotel in Amsterdam's centre, perfect for art lovers


Sir Albert is a former diamond factory that has been transformed into a design hotel. It is located in the vibrant, famous and central neighbourhood De Pijp, also known as Amsterdam’s Latin district. You’ll find all the city’s major museums close by, and the hotel is perfect for those who visit Amsterdam looking for a cultural experience.

The interior of Sir Albert stands out, with its straight lines and many artworks, and the rooms are state of the art with trendy furnishings. The hotel’s restaurant is popular among Amsterdam’s upper class. The hotel offers an excellent ticket booking service for museums and tour guides, saving visitors valuable time.

Sir Albert Amsterdam

Top rated
Amsterdam, 9.8 km to Airport Amsterdam Schiphol
8.8 Excellent (1972 reviews)
Excellent Service 9.2 / 10
Hotel CTA

4-star hotel in the very centre of Amsterdam, close to De Dam


With a view over the Singel canal, the NH City Centre stands in the very centre of the city. The name speaks for itself – the hotel is close to De Dam and a short walk from the Anne Frank House and Nieuwe Kerk. If you continue on for about 20 minutes, you will reach the Van Gogh Museum, and if you do not want to walk all the way back, there is a tram that can drop you off right outside the hotel.

NH is located in a traditional, red brick building. All the rooms were refurbished in 2016 and are decorated in a luxurious and classical style, with good sound reduction to help you get a good night’s sleep. If you travel with the whole family, you can ask to book connecting rooms. On Sundays, late check-out is free and breakfast is served until noon.

NH City Centre Amsterdam

Amsterdam, 10.9 km to Airport Amsterdam Schiphol
7.7 Good (3783 reviews)
Excellent Location 9.1 / 10
Hotel CTA

A family hotel in the heart of Amsterdam, surrounded by canals


In the heart of Amsterdam, a four-minute walk from De Dam and Madame Tussauds, is V Nesplein. The hotel is surrounded by charming canals and is the perfect base for exploring the city on foot or on a bike. This is a true family hotel run by several generations, and the staff are happy to help you get the most out of what the city has to offer. This hotel allows you to experience the city as a local and not just as a tourist.

The rooms in V Nesplein are lovely and bright with designer beds, giving your stay here a luxurious touch. If you want to try a typical Amsterdam breakfast, you should definitely pay a visit to The Lobby restaurant. This lavish dining area welcomes you with a modern atmosphere and is the perfect place to relax after a long day of walks through the city. Why not have a seat in front of the fireplace?

Hotel V Nesplein

Top rated
Amsterdam, 11.2 km to Airport Amsterdam Schiphol
9.0 Excellent (1453 reviews)
Excellent Location 9.5 / 10
Hotel CTA

Stylish boutique hotel, just a short walk from Amsterdam's biggest museums


You find The College in the museum and fashion district, a short walk from both the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. This fantastic location makes it easy for you to visit theatres, cinemas and the famous shopping street P.C. Hooftstraat on foot.

What makes this hotel special is that it used to be a school during the late 19th century, and, in some ways, it’s still a place of study. The staff are made up of catering and hospitality students from different schools, who get the chance to practise their trade at a real boutique hotel. When you go through the rooms at The College, you get the impression of a gothic castle, decorated with a touch of class and modernity.


The College Hotel Amsterdam

Amsterdam, 9.5 km to Airport Amsterdam Schiphol
8.2 Very good (1182 reviews)
Excellent Building 8.7 / 10
Hotel CTA

Central hotel in Amsterdam near the Jewish Quarter, close to a station


This ibis hotel enjoys a central location, while still being in a quiet part of Amsterdam. A brisk six-minute walk takes you to the heart of the Jewish Quarter. You will also find the Rembrandt House Museum and the National Maritime Museum close by. There is also an underground station around the corner that easily takes you to the central station.

The ibis Amsterdam Centre Stopera offers standard rooms with all modern amenities, as well as premium rooms with romantic views over the canals and the traditional Dutch houses. Another practical feature of this hotel is that check-out is available until noon, and since Amsterdam is best explored on a bike, why not rent one at the hotel?

Hotel ibis Amsterdam Centre Stopera

Amsterdam, 11.9 km to Airport Amsterdam Schiphol
8.0 Very good (2419 reviews)
Excellent Service 8.5 / 10
Hotel CTA