Amsterdam is a thrillingly liberal, artistic city that has nevertheless retained its historic charm with beautiful canals and cobbled streets. However, costs can sore if you want well-located accommodation and finding the right place for your perfect stay within your budget can be very difficult. If you are looking to save money why not take a look at the following list of the twelve best 2 star hotels in Amsterdam city centre.
The Flying Pig Downtown Youth Hostel
This vibrant, fun-loving hostel attracts a young crowd that is ideal for solo travellers looking to make friends. The hostel organises great parties but is also the perfect place to chill. Plus, as all guests have free use of the kitchen you can cook together and save money as many of Amsterdam’s restaurants can end up being quite expensive depending on your budget.
BackStage Hotel Amsterdam
Situated right in the heart of the main nightlife district and close to the main tourist attractions, this is the ideal choice for those who only have a few days to enjoy the city. The other exciting thing about this hostel is the music, they regularly host nights with local talent and are always a few staff members and guests looking to strut their stuff on stage.
easyHotel Amsterdam Arena Boulevard
Set a little outside the main city centre, this hostel is nevertheless close to the train station and getting around is not a problem thanks to Amsterdam’s fantastic public transport or even easier for cyclists. Expect a quieter atmosphere and incredibly clean and comfortable rooms for the money.
Hotel Jupiter Centre
This hotel is well-organised with kind and helpful staff who can assist with anything from tours and activities to food and transportation to and from the airport.
If you are into your technology then this modern take on a youth hostel is the one for you. It is also the ideal place for those of you who need to work online while you travel.
Hotel des Arts
This hotel is right in the stunning historic centre of Amsterdam and is the ideal place to stay if you are keen to visit some of the city’s amazing museums and art galleries. For example, the hotel is within a short walk of Notre Dame Museum and Strasbourg Archaeological Museum.
Hotel Heye 130
Located close to the beautiful Vondelpark, Hotel Heye 130 offers amazing views from the window in a neighbourhood that has retained its classic dutch vibe. This hotel was renovated in 2017 so expect a clean, modern finish and outstanding facilities.
Hotel Clemens Amsterdam
This hotel offers modern facilities and opulent, high-ceilinged rooms that are sure to impress guests. What’s more, it’s situated within a short walk on one of Amsterdam’s star attractions, Anne Frank’s house.
MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West
This conveniently located hotel is based in the heart of a trendy central district in the Old Town. It’s just 5 train stops from Central Station and 10 minutes from Schiphol airport. Expect a mixed crowd of school classes, backpackers and families and a friendly relaxed atmosphere.
ClinkNOORD – Hostel
This hostels’ stunning building used to be a laboratory in the 1920s which makes it an interesting visit for anyone with an interest in architecture. It combines the old features of the lab with the minimalist style of modern Dutch designs. Expect to find other like-minded visitors looking to make the most of this creative city.
Amsterdam Wiechmann Hotel
This hotel is exceptional value for money and located close to Spui Square and DeLaMar Theater. When you stay you can enjoy an exquisite breakfast for free and a hassle-free location right next to Melkweg and Boom Chicago.
Tourist Inn Budget Hotel – Hostel
If you are looking for a cheap option that is popular with backpackers then this is a great option. Expect friendly staff, plenty of advice on activities and an excellent location.