Best choice for Amsterdam hotels in summer

Best choice for Amsterdam hotels in summer

If you are heading to Amsterdam in summer, the choice of hotel depends on the aim of your visit. You can find a hotel next to the city centre or near the park, by the canal or an event spot. Here are some ideas of where to stay in Amsterdam in summer.

Best hotels for a summer visit to Amsterdam

Canal House Amsterdam 4*. From €195
There are many reasons to choose Canal House hotel for your summer vacations, and one of them is the hotel’s participation in the Open Garden Days. Every third weekend of June the city gardens hidden behind the canal house facades open to the public. The garden found at the Canal House hotel is one of the largest private gardens in the city centre. Other things the hotel is proud of:

  • Location by the historic Keizersgracht canal

  • Historic 17 century buildings that used to be merchant houses

  • Unique design that combines glamour and history

  • Curious room classification from “Good” to “Exceptional” and “Best” ones

  • Summer 3 for 2 promotion: stay 3 nights, pay for 2 only! Available in 2013

Dikker & Thijs Fenice Hotel 4*. From €189
If you are going to Amsterdam to visit its Canal Festival (Grachtenfestival), and especially the Prinsengracht Concert, then Dikker & Thijs Fenice Hotel is your number one choice. The 10-day festival that takes place in August is the magnet for every classic music fan. Book a room at this hotel, and you will find yourself in the centre of action. The hotel stands on the Prinsengracht canal and attracts tourists with:

  • Unforgettable canal views and boat tours

  • Location just a short stroll from the Leidseplein which is known for its nightclubs and shops. Rijksmuseum is in a 10 minute walk

  • Lots of cafes, restaurants and pubs in the area. Check out the croissanterie across the street

  • Try the Canal District 2013 package that includes a book Vincent” by Barbara Stok and learn some facts from Van Gogh’s biography

Park Plaza Vondelpark Amsterdam. From €110
Perhaps the best way to enjoy the warm summer days in Amsterdam is to relax at the famous Vondelpark. Park Plaza Vondelpark has a convenient location for your strolls in the park as it stands just in front of it. However, if you want to change atmosphere and have some fun at the city nightclub, you can easily get to the Leidseplein. The main hotel advantages are:

  • Quiet location next to the park and easy access to the city centre. A tram stop near the hotel

  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel

  • A good choice of wines at the hotel’s V Bar and Lounge. Reasonable prices as compared with the other hotel bars in the city

  • Great for a family stay: kid’s breakfasts for free, children’s menus, complimentary movies for kids, gift vouchers and more

Novotel Amsterdam City 4*. From €119
Novotel Amsterdam City enjoys an excellent location next to the RAI Exhibition Centre and close to the Beatrixpark and the Amstelpark, which makes it a perfect hotel for both business and leisure. Beatrixpark is known to be the cleanest and the most peaceful park in the city while the RAI hosts a great number of events, some of which are organized in summer. Other reasons to choose this hotel are:

  • An international level of service that you are used to at other Novotel hotels

  • A wide choice of facilities: 15 meeting rooms, restaurant and a bar, fitness, sauna, bike rental and more

  • An opportunity to save on your stay: take advantage of the City Breaks offer and save up to 40% or book at least 21 days in advance and enjoy reduced rates

Tulip Inn Amsterdam Riverside 3*. From €90
Amsterdam Open Air is an annual electronic music festival that brings together music fans and the young people from different countries. If you are one of those, you will probably prefer an inexpensive hotel close to the Gaasperpark where the event takes place. Welcome to Tulip Inn Amsterdam Riverside! You will like the hotel for:

  • Location by the river Gaasp: enjoy river views from the hotel rooms

  • Proximity to the Gaasperpark, Amsterdam Arena and the Heineken Music Hall

  • Free parking

  • Benefits for the members of Golden Tulip loyalty programs