One of the most exciting cities in the world, cheap flights to Amsterdam have put a trip within reach of many. Staying in a hostel makes a visit even more affordable. Here are ten hostels to consider.
Located in the city center, access to many tourist attractions is easy. Both dormitory and private rooms are available, and most have bathrooms and showers. Amsterdam’s nightlife is a short walk away in Rembrandt square, and since there’s no curfew, stay as late as you want.
Heart of Amsterdam
Each guest room is named for a Hollywood movie and uses that as a motif. Try sleeping in The Godfather Room. From its central location, you can walk to the main shopping areas, visit the canals and see Dam Square. All rooms are equipped with televisions, telephones and private bathrooms.
Situated next to the Dutch Royal Palace, the hostel is surrounded by coffee shops and bars. With a total of 65 beds, it has both private and shared rooms that can hold up to six. A lounge, mini supermarket and restaurant are located on the ground floor.
Meeting Point Hostel
Accommodations feature dorm rooms with 12 to 18 beds. There is no curfew and the hostel bar is open 24 hours for guests. Only two minutes from Central Station, it is also close to the famed Red Light District.
Smoke-free, drug-free and alcohol-free, the hostel has single-sex dorms with 18 beds and single-sex rooms with four to eight beds. It is located in the quiet, picturesque Jordaan area near the Anne Frank house. A garden terrace and café make socializing easy.
Hostel Van Gogh
Recently renovated, it has central air conditioning and all rooms have televisions and private bathrooms. Guests can cook their own meals. Vondelpark and three major museums are nearby. Internet access is free and bicycles are available for guests.
Flying Pig Uptown
The hostel is next to Leidseplein Square, famous for its clubs, pubs and music. Located in an old mansion, a fully-equipped guest kitchen is available. A free buffet breakfast, free WiFi and loaner laptops are provided. When you leave, hop the free shuttle to Schiphol Airport.
Hostel The Globe
Located in the Red Light District, it overlooks two historic canals. A large sports bar and restaurant are open 24 hours. The available rooms range from private through group and dorm rooms with 20 beds.
Situated in the Leidsplein area near many major attractions, the hostel offers a free breakfast, kitchen use, free Internet access and a complimentary walking tour. Each room has a television and washbasin, but most share bathroom facilities.
White Tulip Hostel
Surrounded by coffee shops and bars, the hostel is located in the city center and offers easy access to major tourist destinations. Famous for its Irish bar, it has 81 beds from private through dorm rooms holding 10.
Cheap flights to Amsterdam make getting there very affordable. Staying in a hostel makes visiting there inexpensive.