Cheap hotels in Museums & Vondelpark, Amsterdam
The most popular neighborhood outside the city center, the Museumplein is a residential area crowded with museums, parks and 19th-century buildings. The Rijksmuseum, possesses an impressive collection of Dutch paintings from the 15th through the 17th centuries (including an enormous Rembrandt collection), the Van Gogh Museum is (surprise) devoted to Van Gogh and the Stedelijk Museum houses modern and contemporary art.
The vast green space that is Vondelpark was the celebrated playground of sex, drugs and rock'n'roll in the 1970s. Today, however, Museumplein & Vondelpark is a an upscale commercial, full of pricey little boutiques and shops. It's also home to some great hostels.