Amsterdam discount accommodation. Taste comfort together economy

Amsterdam discount accommodation. Taste comfort together with economy

Amsterdam: a variety of accommodation options

Amsterdam offers all kinds of accommodation to its guests, however, if you want to save on your room and food and spend more on city tourism, there is a good choice of budget hotels in the city. Of course, the most central hotels will cost more than the ones located in the suburbs. But Amsterdam has a convenient transport system, so wherever you are living, your way to the main sights on public transport won’t take too much time.

There are different variants of how to save some money on your room in Amsterdam. For the cheapest accommodation, book hostels, apartments shared with your friends, or boat houses. If you are a more discerning guest, you can choose a three or a two star hotel. And if you want to taste some luxury for lower prices, use the hot deals, last minute offers and advance purchase rates provided by many hotels in Amsterdam.

There are more than ninety 3 star hotels and more than fifty 2 stars in Amsterdam. We give you some information on the most curious and highly rated ones.

Best cheap hotels in Amsterdam

Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy is a unique place in every respect. Firstly, it offers rooms of different star rating, from the cheapest 1 star rooms for €50 to the 5 star ones that go at €180 for a room. Secondly, the hotel occupies a building with rich history: from a refugee for the Jewish people to a prison and a hotel with a cultural space. The location is not quite central, but perfect if you want to discover the other side of Amsterdam: the Eastern Docklands is the area in the East of Amsterdam that spreads over several islands. It is known for it’s unique architecture, some places of interest like the Dutch Maritime Museum and the harbor views. In short, you will like the hotel for:

  • Location in a captivating area of the Eastern Docklands outside the city centre

  • Cultural events organized here: lectures on design and culture, gastronomy salons, artist talks, DJ sets and much more.

  • Art that is found throughout the hotel

  • An art library: upgrade your knowledge in art while staying at the hotel

  • A choice of rooms: chose a cheap room but changed your mind? No problem, you can switch to a more expensive and luxurious one without leaving the hotel building

Dreaming of a central location close to the main sights of Amsterdam? Then you won’t find a better place to stay at than Hotel Luxer. This is a perfect choice with one of the best price/quality ratio in the city. Situated in the heart of the Amsterdam, close to the beautiful canals, the famous nightlife spots like the Rembrandtplein, the Leidseplein, and the Red Light District, it has low rates that start at €80. There are only 47 rooms offered, but that only makes the hotel more attractive. The main advantages of Hotel Luxer are:

  • Central location in the heart of Amsterdam

  • The best price/quality ratio in the city

  • Quiet atmosphere

  • Free and very fast Wi-Fi

  • Lots of great bars and restaurants found close to the hotel. Check out the Slainte Irish Pub and the trendy Anna Restaurant

Despite its star rating, Hotel Casa 400 has lots of facilities that could make it a 4 star property instead of a 3 star one: there are meeting rooms, a bar, a restaurant and Wi-Fi provided to its guests. Location is a bit outside the city centre, however, close to the Amstel Station from which a train will take you to the main sights in just 10 minutes. The hotel opened only in 2010, but for three years it managed to receive several awards, including the Best Hotel Concept of the Year and the Golden Green Key. Rates don’t go sky-high too: the lowest rate we have found was €79. We would recommend the hotel for:

  • Location away from the city bustle, still with easy access to the centre

  • Amenities that you missed so much in other hotels: fridge in your room, ice machines and vending machines for snacks on every floor

  • Staff speaking perfect English

  • Spacious rooms

Note that if you want a hotel of a higher class, you could hunt for bargains that are often provided by 4 and 5 star hotels. For example: