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Amsterdam: Staying at the Best Places

The Venice of the North

It’s always hard to determine where you can go to know you’d be staying at the best places when visiting another city or another country.

In Amsterdam, the “Venice of the North”, there are many choices for the traveller.  You can try a hotel, apartment, bed and breakfast, hostel or even houseboat.

The transportation system in Amsterdam is tremendous, so you needn’t worry about centralized locations – everything is close by.


Canal View Apartment

Located at city center on Amstel, this luxury apartment can handle at least four people.

Amsterdam Holiday Apartments

Self- catered, private entrances, full kitchens, are one type whilst luxury apartments are available as well. Multiple locations are available.

Red Light District

Budget Accommodations

Some of the best places to stay in Amsterdam do not need to cost you an arm and a leg.

Bilderberg Garden Hotel

A favorite for business travellers, this hotel offers jetted tubs and gorgeous gardens.


Some of the best sites in Amsterdam include Zeeburg, Gaspar and Vilegenbos. Campsites are usually opened from the first of spring through the end of October.


There are three types of houseboats to look forward to as some of the best places to stay in Amsterdam: house-ship, house-vessel and ark.  Similarly, you can try a boatel hotel that allows you to stay and cruise onboard.

One of the best City in Europe


175 rooms are fully equipped with the luxuries of a land-bound hotel. Guests also partake of an English and continental breakfast buffet. Sleep here, stay here and sightsee here.  The boatel will unmoor and go on a boat ride through the city’s canals.


You will receive more than just the basic amenities at these hostels.

Amsterdam Hostel Cosmos

Close to most major attractions, and comes complete with a household cat.  No large groups or parties are allowed, so you will have a quiet stay. There is no curfew or lockout time designated at the Cosmos. This makes for one of the best places to stay in Amsterdam.

Ba Hostel

Just across from the Central Station, Ba Hostel is still within minutes of sought after sites.

The magnificent Amsterdam



Located at city center, this one bedroom condo/apartment is a private guest home that comes complete with a designer bathroom and rooftop garden.  This is one of the best places to stay being in the quiet Watergraafsmeer area.

Central Canal Penthouse

This great place has two bedrooms and one bath. Quiet, well appointed and within a few minutes’ walk from many of the major sites of Amsterdam.  The Penthouse is available for short and long stays.

With such a host of best places to stay in Amsterdam, it is now up to you. Do you want to stay in a good old-fashioned hotel or do you want to live it up a bit and stay in a penthouse condo? Amsterdam is a beautiful city that has been the center point of many things throughout history.

Take this opportunity to visit a city that is warm, friendly and enduring to visitors.

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