Budget Places to Stay in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of the world’s tourist hotspots. Known for being incredibly chilled and open minded, this place is a cultural hub and a travellers dream destination.
If you’re on a budget, here are some of the best places to stay while you’re in the area.


Once a brothel, this hotel is located in a less touristy part of town – but still within walking distance of everywhere. It’s stylish, cosy and full of Dutch heritage.


The sister hotel of Cocomama, this one is slightly more budget-friendly. Located right in the heart of the city, this modern hotel has lots of communal spaces – perfect for making new friends.


The first Clink hostel to open outside the UK, this place is perfect for those looking for somewhere just to get their head down. It isn’t flashy but it is comfy and has exceptional facilities including a library.


A brand new hostel in East Amsterdam, the interior is incredibly modern which contrasts well with the old building. There are a number of room types, and lots of entertainment every evening.

Student Hotel

Opened with the idea of creating a community hub for students from all over the world. This place is centrally located, with free Wi-Fi, showers in each room and a desk for late night studying.


Located in Amsterdam East, this place is trendy and quirky. Once a newspapers headquarters, there are plenty of things to do here such as yoga sessions, saunas and massages.

Hotel Not Hotel

The emphasis in this hotel is on design – but that doesn’t mean you’ll break the bank. Each room was designed by individuals from the Eindhoven Design Academy and are completely unique.

Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy

Situated in a historic building, this hotel has rooms which range from one to five stars – catering to every budget. There are also plenty of cultural events held here too and multiple meeting areas.

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