Top Amsterdam hotels with facilities for the disabled guests

Top Amsterdam hotels with facilities for the disabled guests

Tourists with disabilities and special need travelers require more than just a standard room at hotel. It’s very important that the hotel has accessibility features to suit the needs of each and every guest. Wheelchair accessible rooms, roll-in showers with grab bars and handicapped parking are the most important features usually demanded by guests with disabilities. Many Amsterdam hotels pay special attention to such requirements. We suggest you the list of those. Please note that if you have some specific needs, contacting a hotel is advisable.

Marriott Amsterdam 5*. From €136
If you want a luxurious accommodation and quick access to the city centre, plus first class attitude to your special needs, head to Marriott. The hotel is situated by the Leidseplein, one of the liveliest city areas with great nightclubs and dining found here. The Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Vondelpark and of course the beautiful canals are easily reachable.Marriott Amsterdam

Several reasons to choose this hotel:

  • The main entrance, restaurants and lounges, meeting spaces and the registration desk are easily accessible by the wheelchair
  • Chargeable parking on-site, with accessible self-parking spaces
  • Service animals allowed for guests with disabilities
  • Blue Boat Canal Tour stop is next to the hotel
  • A choice of useful offers: Art Lovers’ package, 20% Off Summer Breaks, 400 Years Amsterdam Canals package and more

Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City 4*. From €55
Mercure Amsterdam City offers excellent location both for business and after-meeting rest. It boasts proximity to the RAI Convention Centre as well as Amsterdam’s major event spaces such as ArenA and Ziggo Dome. But what you will probably appreciate most is views on the Amstel river from many rooms. The city centre is a bit far away, but you can easily get around by public transport.

The hotel’s most important features are:

  • Good accessibility: wheelchair ramps, accessible bathrooms, visual alarms for the hearing impaired guests
  • Excellent setting for your rest: views on the Amstel river, good room soundproofing, sauna, solarium, Turkish Steambath
  • Free and fast Wi-Fi
  • An opportunity to save up to 40% off your room rate with the Ready to Visit promotion

Park Plaza Vondelpark 4*. From €60
Those who want to discover the greener side of Amsterdam might know that the city has a number of wonderful parks: Beatrixpark, Sarphatipark, Oosterpark and of course the most popular one – Vondelpark. Park Plaza has a wonderful position by the Vondelpark, with several rooms facing this green paradise.Park Plaza Vondelpark

Recommended for:

  • The public entrance, public restrooms and lobby accessed by wheelchair; wider guestroom and bathroom doorways, grab bars in baths, disabled lever
  • Selected Executive Rooms have balconies facing the Vondelpark
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
  • Enjoy wines and lunches at the hotel’s V Bar & Lounge. An open fire in winter and a terrace dining in summer are perfect for relaxation

Moevenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre 4*.  From €93
Moevenpick Amsterdam is perhaps one of the best hotels for the disabled guests in the city. A number of features for this category of travelers can be seen in the hotel’s rooms as well as public areas. Besides, due to its location by the IJ Bay, one can enjoy views on the water. Quick access to the centre of Amsterdam by the hotel’s free shuttle bus is also available.

Here are some features that special needs travelers will find at Moevenpick:

  • Wheelchair access to disabled car parking spaces, public areas and toilets on the ground floor
  • Disabled rooms with sliding doors
  • Lots of space between the furniture and convenient furniture height for the disabled
  • Additional seating, lots of grab bars and an adjustable mirror in the bath
  • Plus all guests, independently on the room rate, enjoy free internet and free entrance to the hotel’s wellness area

Crowne Plaza Amsterdam City Centre 3*. From €113
Crowne Plaza City Centre has an advantage that makes it a magnet for many Amsterdam guests – location in the heart of the city, just 300 meters from the Centraal Station. Thanks to this all the primary sights of Amsterdam, from the Dam Square to the Red Light District, are easily reachable.

The hotel’s advantages are:

  • Ramps for the wheelchairs at the hotel entrance and the restaurant, spacious rooms and bathrooms, additional seating and grab bars in the baths and emergency assist alarms in rooms. A total of 3 disabled rooms offered
  • Service animals allowed
  • The hotel occupies two 17th century townhouses, with several rooms boasting periodic features like wooden beams
  • Delicious international dishes with a Dutch twist at the New Dorrius restaurant

Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam 5*. From €168
Ask any local about the most luxurious hotel in Amsterdam, and he’ll name Sofitel among the others. This is truly a legendary address: the hotel housed the City Council and was visited by the royalties and the celebrities, some of which even had their nuptials here.Sofitel Amsterdam

The hotel’s most important features are:

  • There is only one Superior room for the disabled offered, but this one is 100% accessible: located close to the elevator, it has wheelchair-accessible doorways, a barrier-free access to the bathroom with roll-in shower, lowered sink and handrails, and an emergency button
  • Complimentary butler service provided for the guests with special needs
  • Location in the city centre, very close to the Red Light District, Nieuwmarkt and the Dam Square
  • A choice of 5 star facilities: historical event rooms, the Vinotheque, horse carriage and boat tours, private dinners and whatever else you wish

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam Centraal Station 4*. From approx. €171
Of all the accessible hotels in Amsterdam, Doubletree has the most advantageous position right by the Centraal Station, which makes your travel around the city quick and easy.  All the main city sights are at your doorsteps. The hotel provides the special needs travelers with all kinds of accessible features they can only dream of. A friendly welcome in the form of the traditional Doubletree cookie is a pleasant addition to your stay.

The hotel’s most important features are:

  • Accessible rooms, elevators, meeting rooms, parking; wheelchair ramp for lobby/reception access
  • Audible alarms, emergency call buttons on phones
  • Lowered buttons in elevators, lowered light switches, peep holes in doors, sinks
  • Each room, including the accessible rooms, feature floor-to-ceiling windows, Apple iMac computers and complimentary WiFi
  • Accessible rooms feature: wide corridors and doors, low beds and switches, roll-in-showers, support rails, adapted wash basins, alarm systems and more
  • Enjoy stunning views from the hotel’s 11th floor Sky Lounge

Author Jenna Fish