Cheap hotels in Old Center, Amsterdam

The Old Center is home to many of Amsterdam's main tourist attractions, with the notable exception of the most important museums (located south in the Museumplein). The Red Light District, Dam Square, the Royal Palace, Nieuwmarkt, and a seemingly endless supply of "coffeeshops" keep the area packed with eager—and often gawking—tourists.

Sleeping in the Old Center: This is the city's touristy nerve-center. It's dirty, chaotic, crowded and, for some, enthralling. Choosing a hotel in the Old Center is certainly convenient for sightseeing, and it makes getting to and from the central train station a snap. However, it's also quite noisy, and certain areas (especially in the Red Light District) are frequented at night by roving groups of merrymakers. If you're up for the fun, by all means, join the fun!

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Amstel Botel, Amsterdam

Address NDSM-Pier 3 (Old Center)

EuroCheapo Review: 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.... read review

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Beagle Houseboat, Amsterdam

Address Oosterdokskade (next to Amstel Botel), (Old Center)

EuroCheapo Review: Are you open to sharing a cabin with three other guests near the Old Center? Climb aboard?... read review

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Hotel Brouwer, Amsterdam

Address Singel 83 (Old Center)

EuroCheapo Review: Like sleeping in a Vermeer painting, the Hotel Brouwer is housed in a handsome 17th-century home and drips with old-world details.... read review

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