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Expert reviews of cheap hotels in Amsterdam

Welcome to EuroCheapo’s guide to cheap hotels in Amsterdam! If you’re a budget traveler looking for ways to make this canal-rific city affordable, we’re here to help.

Find the right budget hotel

Since we launched our Cheapo guide to Amsterdam in 2001, our editors have been regularly inspecting inexpensive hotels in Amsterdam's central neighborhoods. All of our "Editor's Picks" are clean, central and cheap. And if they have a little something extra, we'll really swoon!

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Our top 20 reviewed hotels in Amsterdam

Editor's Picks Name Price User rating

Editor's Pick
Hotel Pax, Amsterdam

The centrally located Hotel Pax is an affordable one-star hotel with decorative flair.

8.1 Guest Rating

From

$44

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Editor's Pick
Bema Rentals, Amsterdam

The Bema Hotel is a charming one-star establishment that boasts a prime location, splashy rooms, a friendly proprietor and cheapo rates.

7.6 Guest Rating

From

$82

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Editor's Pick
St. Christopher's at the Winston, Amsterdam

In a land where the art-themed hotel trend is booming, the St. Chrisopher's at the Winston hostel can consider itself a trendsetter.

8.3 Guest Rating

From

$66

No online booking

Editor's Pick
Backstage Hotel, Amsterdam

Rock out at this funky and centrally located property, a two-star establishment dedicated to rock-and-roll.

8.5 Guest Rating

From

$70

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Editor's Pick
Abba, Amsterdam

The one-star Abba offers 36 basic rooms in a fantastic location within walking distance of the Vondelpark.

7.4 Guest Rating

From

$63

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Editor's Pick
Gay Hotel the Golden Bear, Amsterdam

Gay Hotel The Golden Bear, one of Amsterdam's most venerable gay hotels, offers up 18 rooms with a dash of personality in a prime location.

7.6 Guest Rating

From

$103

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Editor's Pick
Bicycle Hotel, Amsterdam

Situated near the famous Albert Cuyp Markt, the Bicycle Hotel is a one-star property offering eco-friendly practices and affordable bike rentals for city exploration.

7.9 Guest Rating

From

$51

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Prinsenhof, Amsterdam

This charming hotel with 11 simple rooms is nestled in a canal house along one of Amsterdam's most popular shopping streets.

From

$87

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Museumzicht, Amsterdam

This hotel just steps from the Rijksmuseum offers 14 rooms with retro charm, many with fabulous views.

7.8 Guest Rating

From

$82

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Editor's Pick
Beagle Houseboat, Amsterdam

Are you open to sharing a cabin with three other guests near the Old Center? Climb aboard?

9.1 Guest Rating

$25
(per person)

No online booking

Editor's Pick
Aalders, Amsterdam

The Aalders Hotel is a serene three-star property situated a block from the Rijksmuseum.

8.4 Guest Rating

From

$94

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Editor's Pick
The Greenhouse Effect, Amsterdam

Located in the always bustling Red Light District, the two-star Greenhouse Effect Hotel won us over with its themed artsy rooms, friendly staff and popular bar.

8.2 Guest Rating

From

$120

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Editor's Pick
Hemp Hotel, Amsterdam

The one-star Hemp Hotel is a unique, free-thinking establishment that where everything that can be made from hemp (think linens, towels, beer) is.

From

$89

No online booking

Editor's Pick
Hotel Keizershof, Amsterdam

Hanneke De Vries' family has run the two-star Keizershof since 1959. That means good prices, a classy feel and a laidback, quirky vibe.

From

$127

No online booking

Editor's Pick
Hotel Brouwer, Amsterdam

The charming Hotel Brouwer is a family-run one-star establishment offering splendid canal views and plenty of old-world details.

From

$120

No online booking

Editor's Pick
Amstel Botel, Amsterdam

The Amstel Botel, docked at a wharf on the outskirts of the city, allows you to see a different side of Amsterdam. Verdict? It's a little dystopian, and we like it.

7.1 Guest Rating

From

$113

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Aspen, Amsterdam

The one-star, bare-bones Hotel Aspen provides a clean, affordable place to sleep in a central location.

7.8 Guest Rating

From

$82

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Hortus, Amsterdam

The Budget Hotel Hortus recently went through an upgrade, adding affordable new double rooms in an officially "smoker friendly" environment.

7.7 Guest Rating

From

$51

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Editor's Pick
Ibis Amsterdam City Stopera, Amsterdam

The Ibis Amsterdam City Stopera is a massive chain hotel, offering 207 three-star rooms (50 of which have canal views) at surprisingly low rates.

8.0 Guest Rating

From

$120

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Editor's Pick
Nadia Hotel, Amsterdam

The 45-room budget-friendly Nadia Hotel delivers cool views and a friendly staff.

From

$95

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