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Travel Hotel Amsterdam
1.5 out of 5
Beursstraat 23, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
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The price is CA $56 per night

Located in Amsterdam City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Berlage Stock Exchange (Beurs van Berlage) and Dam Square. Madame Tussauds and Royal ...

3/5 (280 reviews)
Great

"Very central and ideal for a group of friends who are looking for budget, hostel-type accomodation. Room was basic but spotless. Staff were lovely. Would definately stay again."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 5, 2020

Travel Hotel Amsterdam
MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West
2 out of 5
Orlyplein 1-67, Amsterdam
The price is CA $116 per night

Located in Westpoort, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Westergasfabriek Culture Park, Anne Frank House and The 9 Streets. Sloterpark and Sloterplas and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,561 reviews)

"Its close access to the train station was helpful. Clean space, polite staff, good facilities!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 1, 2020

MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West
Tourist Inn Budget Hotel - Hostel
2 out of 5
Spuistraat 52, Amsterdam
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The price is CA $100 per night

Located in Amsterdam City Centre, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Herengracht Canal, Royal Palace, and Dam Square. Madame Tussauds and ...

4/5Very Good! (465 reviews)

"Excellent location, good budget (for Dam) place to crash on your visit, the toilets were a bit dirty, but theres only so much the staff can do with shared toilets on a hostel"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 27, 2020

Tourist Inn Budget Hotel - Hostel
International Budget Hostel
1 out of 5
Leidsegracht 76, Amsterdam
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The price is CA $70 per night

Located in Amsterdam City Centre, this hostel is steps away from Melkweg and DeLaMar Theater. Leidseplein and The 9 Streets are also within 5 minutes. Vijzelgracht ...

3/5 (61 reviews)
Bad beds, bad staff, bad overall for a high price

"The staff did not give us the correct room and when we asked them to correct it, we were given a different room of much poorer quality. They did so with a lot of attitude and we talked to many staff who were poorly trained and couldn't do anything or answer any questions. There were multiple stains, ..."…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2019

International Budget Hostel
Generator Amsterdam
2 out of 5
Mauritskade 57, Amsterdam
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The price is CA $93 per night

Located in Amsterdam East, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Oosterpark, Artis and Royal Theater Carre. Hermitage Amsterdam and Rembrandt House Museum are ...

4.1/5Very Good! (836 reviews)
Brilliant value for money stay

"The generator is always a fun place to stay. This amsterdam one is no exception. It’s in a good location, close to tram stops and is situated on the border of a beautiful park. It has friendly staff, a good vibe, good food and is reasonably priced. Rooms are basic but clean. Would definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 16, 2020

Generator Amsterdam
The Flying Pig Downtown Youth Hostel
2 out of 5
Nieuwendijk 100, Amsterdam
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Located in Amsterdam City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Berlage Stock Exchange (Beurs van Berlage), Dam Square and Royal Palace. Madame Tussauds ...

4.1/5Very Good! (223 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Dec. 31, 2019

The Flying Pig Downtown Youth Hostel
ClinkNOORD - Hostel
2 out of 5
Badhuiskade 3, Amsterdam
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The price is CA $72 per night

Located in Amsterdam North, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Eye Film Institute, Dam Square and Royal Palace. Madame Tussauds and Herengracht Canal are ...

4.3/5Excellent! (690 reviews)
An affordable option for an expensive city

"It was about what you would expect from a hostel. Clean, hospitable. Keep in mind that you will have to board a ferry (free) to cross the river to reach the hostel, which runs pretty regularly."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 12, 2020

ClinkNOORD - Hostel
The Flying Pig Uptown Hostel
2 out of 5
Vossiusstraat 46, Amsterdam
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Located in Museum Quarter, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of P.C. Hooftstraat, Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Leidseplein and Museum Square are also ...

4/5Very Good! (223 reviews)

"Es un lugar muy bonito cerca del parque, las escaleras son pequeñas, pero es un lugar bonito"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 19, 2020

The Flying Pig Uptown Hostel
St. Christopher's at The Winston
2 out of 5
Warmoesstraat 129, Amsterdam
The price is CA $158 per night

Located in Amsterdam City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Body Worlds, Dam Square and Madame Tussauds. Royal Palace and Amsterdam Museum are ...

3.7/5Good! (274 reviews)
Great place for location and food

"I’ve been to Amsterdam 10 times and this is probably the best place I’ve stayed in burgers were amazing great vibe and the room was great the pictures were interesting but entertaining nonetheless, location wise it could be any more central. Will be returning"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 11, 2020

St. Christopher's at The Winston
a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost
2 out of 5
Hogehilweg 22, Amsterdam
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Located in Zuidoost, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of AFAS Live, Johan Cruyff Arena and Ziggo Dome. Academic Medical Centre is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) away. Bullewijk ...

3.7/5Good! (599 reviews)

"ITs so clean. And has excellent services and the staff is so friendly"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 29, 2020

a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost
Ecomama
2 out of 5
Valkenburgerstraat 124, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
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Located in Amsterdam City Centre, this boutique hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Waterlooplein, Rembrandt House Museum, and Hermitage Amsterdam. Rembrandt ...

4/5Very Good! (47 reviews)
BEST PLACE IN AMSTERDAM

"IT IS THE BEST HOSTEL IN THE WHOLE OF AMSTERDAM!! I love Cocomama and I know love Ecomama even more the staff are the most fantastic people who will do anything to help you ! All the people who stay seem to be really cool"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 27, 2019

Ecomama
WOW Hostel Amsterdam
2 out of 5
Wiltzanghlaan 60, Amsterdam
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The price is CA $104 per night

Situated in Amsterdam, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Rembrandt Park, Anne Frank House and Royal Palace. Leidseplein and Dam Square are also within ...

3.7/5Good! (532 reviews)

"Very nice staff and friendly people.. delicious breakfast!!!"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 4, 2019

WOW Hostel Amsterdam
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Travel Hotel Amsterdam
Travel Hotel Amsterdam
1.5 out of 5
Beursstraat 23, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
The price is CA $56 per night
3/5 (280 reviews)
Great

"Very central and ideal for a group of friends who are looking for budget, hostel-type accomodation. Room was basic but spotless. Staff were lovely. Would definately stay again."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 5, 2020

Travel Hotel Amsterdam
Movenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre
Movenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre
4 out of 5
Piet Heinkade 11, Amsterdam
The price is CA $225 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (2,201 reviews)

"the hotel is perfect in every other way; close to town, near to station, friendly and helpful staff, big room, new hotel"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 2, 2020

Movenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre
MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam Amstel
MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam Amstel
3 out of 5
Julianaplein 6, Amsterdam
The price is CA $102 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (465 reviews)

"This hotel doesn’t have telephones in the room, mini fridge or coffee makers, there are no conventional dressers to put your clothes in BUT, we made due and we loved the staff and the property. Everyone was wonderful to us, especially Jan, who makes the BEST latte Machiatto that we have ever had. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 17, 2020

MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam Amstel
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Amsterdam, one of the 40 hostels here could be a great choice for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
  • Budget prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Amsterdam for a good value, so you can save your budget for going out. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like biking.

Hostels in Amsterdam

Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start looking:

Generator Amsterdam - Located within a 10-minute walk of Artis. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a nightclub, as well as a restaurant. You'll find showers in all rooms.

MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Sloterdijk NS Station and Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station. Property features include free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers, free toiletries, and hair dryers in all rooms.

Via Amsterdam - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Venserpolder Station and Diemen Zuid Station. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. Rooms come with showers.

ClinkNOORD - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Herengracht Canal. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. You'll find showers in all rooms.

The Flying Pig Downtown Youth Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Amsterdam Central Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Amsterdam?

The weather can be a big factor when you're experiencing new places, so here's some information that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 49° F and nighttime temperatures average 34° F
  • April-June: 66° F is the daytime average and 40° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 69° F and nighttime averages are around 52° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 59° F during the day and 34° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 76.57 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Amsterdam?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Dam Square
  • Royal Palace
  • Madame Tussauds
Natural Features
  • Hortus Botanicus
  • Artis
  • Vondelpark
Cultural Attractions
  • Amsterdam Museum
  • Anne Frank House
  • Stopera

In general, Amsterdam is known for its:

  • Museums
  • Biking
  • Monuments
  • Boating
  • Architecture
  • Theater
  • Art
  • Shopping
  • Cafés

How to Get to Amsterdam and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 7.1 mi (11.4 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Rotterdam (RTM-Rotterdam The Hague), situated 35.2 mi (56.6 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to make use of public transit. Walk to nearby metro stations like Nieuwmarkt Station, Amsterdam Central Metro Station, and Waterlooplein Station. To see more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Amsterdam Central Station, Amsterdam Muiderpoort Station, or Amsterdam Amstel Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Amsterdam?
If you’re in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Amsterdam, one of its 42 hostels could be a great choice. By going with a hostel you can reduce your spending on accommodations and set aside more of your trip funds for fun things to do during your vacation. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and monuments.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget-friendly prices, and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Amsterdam?
Ready to book a hostel? These ones have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start looking: Travel Hotel Amsterdam - Located within a 5-minute walk of Dam Square. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels, showers, and desks. MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Sloterdijk Stop and Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station. Property features include free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries, and lockers. Tourist Inn Budget Hotel - Hostel - 2-minute walk from Nieuwezijds Kolk Stop for easy access to public transit. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a bar. You’ll find TVs in all rooms. Generator Amsterdam - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Korte ‘s-Gravesandestraat Stop and Alexanderplein Stop. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a nightclub, as well as a restaurant. Rooms come with showers. ClinkNOORD - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Herengracht Canal. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. You’ll find showers in all rooms.
What's the seasonal weather like in Amsterdam?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 61°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 38°F. Average annual rainfall for Amsterdam is 76 inches.
What is there to see and do in Amsterdam?
In general, Amsterdam is known for its museums, biking trails, and monuments. Major attractions include Dam Square, Royal Palace, and Madame Tussauds. Get out into nature with places like Artis, Vondelpark, and Herengracht Canal. Cultural attractions include Amsterdam Museum, Anne Frank House, and Rijksmuseum.
What's the best way to get around Amsterdam?
You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 7.1 mi (11.4 km) away. An alternative is Rotterdam (RTM-Rotterdam The Hague), situated 35.2 mi (56.6 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to use public transit during your trip. Nearby metro stations include Dam Stop, Nieuwezijds Kolk Stop, and Spui Stop. To check out more of the area, take a train from Rokin Station, Amsterdam Central Station, or Amsterdam Muiderpoort Station.

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