Visiting Amsterdam solo
Amsterdam is an amazing city for solo travels. It is a city where you can get lost and be totally by yourself, but you can also easily be around people and make new friends. The same can be said for your accommodation. You can choose to stay in a hostel where you share your room with other travelers so you are never alone, but you can also choose to stay in a hotelroom where you can be by yourself. But did you know there is also a way of staying in an accommodation where you could meet people while still have your own room with your private ensuite facilities?
In Amsterdam there are a lot of hostels where they also offer private hotel rooms. Rooms that are totally and only yours, but you still can use all the common area’s like a game room, a dining room and a living room. These accommodation types are very popular in Amsterdam. Are you looking for a cool solo traveler hotel where you can easily meet people but still retrieve in peace when you need some down time ? We got you.
Solo traveler hotel 1. Cocomama – €75,- to €145,- a night for a private room
Cocomama is located in the city center of Amsterdam and is one of the Netherlands most popular hostels with private rooms. It has won several wards and we understand why. This boutique hostel is extremely cute and full with fun details. They offer shared rooms and private rooms. The private rooms are all decorated like bedrooms instead of hotel rooms. You will feel immediately. The attention to detail is beyond. Instead of a normal hotel lamp, some rooms have chandeliers, there are paintings on the wall and fun decorations. Every room coms with a different theme and color scheme. For example you have the black and white room with a big round bed but also the traditional Amsterdam room that is filled with local treasures. The accommodation also has a very large private garden and their own Resident cat. At the dinging room there is a weekly Family Dinner organized by the staff, an easy way to make new friends.
Solo traveler hotel 2. Ecomama – €65,- to €120,- a night for a private room
Ecomama is the little sister of Cocomama and is located in the city center as well. It is located in a quiet street but within a 10 minute walk you will be at a square with a lot of bars and cafe’s. Where Cocomama mostly attracts a very broad target audience, Ecomama is very popular amongst people between 18 and 35 years old. The venue is very hip and trendy and also offers both shared and private rooms.
The private rooms all come with a bed, a couch and a sitting area. Just as in Cocomama, all rooms here are themed too. The vibe here is more industrial chique.
The common areas always have lots of people in them, so it is a great way to meet people. They organize weekly scavenger hunts, family dinners and game nights. Another cool thing, there are two indoor swings in the living room area.
Solo traveler hotel 3. Generator Amsterdam – €70,- to €140,- a night for a private room
The Generator hostel is one of the best boutique hostels world wide. It is honestly better reviewed than a lot of regular hotels. The hostel has venues in Miami, Copenhagen, Berlin, Barcelona and now also Amsterdam. The concept is very simple: Feel like a million bucks for an affordable price. The location in Amsterdam has shared rooms, female only rooms and private hotel rooms. If you are a solo traveler and you want quiet and peace at night but during the day you would like to meet people, this is the place for you.
Besides their regular private rooms, they also offer premium rooms that can be compared to 4 star hotel rooms. The rooms have a kingsize bed, a bathtub and complimentary toiletries and a balcony. Some premium rooms are also available for long term guests and offer a private kitchen and living room area.
Solo traveler hotel 4. nHow Hotel Amsterdam – €65,- to €100,- a night
nHow Hotel in Amsterdam is being advertised as one of the most Instagrammable hotels in the city, and we can understand why. The hotel in Amsterdam East offers so many cute spots within the hotel that are perfect for your Instagram pics. The hotel is very colorful and every step that you take is being accompanied by a new artsy element. There are a lot of cool paintings and murals in the hotel, both in the rooms as the common areas, but also a lot of cool sculptures. The venue comes with its own gourmet restaurant on the 17th floor that not only guarantees you great food but also great views.
All 650 rooms are decorated differently. All bright, colorful and artsy at the same time. This hotel is perfect for solo travelers because it offers you the quiet and peace that you are looking for while also having the opportunity to meet like minded tourists and locals in the hotels gourmet restaurant, the bar and coworking space downstairs.