5 Super cheap hotels in Amsterdam

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Experience Amsterdam for less. Photo: Craig Nelson

Boasting world-class museums, a lively and liberal spirit, and scenic canals around every corner, Amsterdam is a must for any European travel itinerary.

But as such a popular destination, finding a really good deal on your hotel can be tricky.

Sure, you can find rooms for around $100 with no problem. But what if you want to stretch your budget a bit further? Those museums admissions, giant wheels of cheese, and canal cruises can add up fast after all. We’ve uncovered five hotels with high ratings but jaw-droppingly low rates.

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Super cheap hotels in Amsterdam

The prices really are easy on the wallet at easyHotel. Photo: Booking.com

The prices are easy on the wallet at easyHotel. Photo: Booking.com

easyHotel Amsterdam

Economy Twin Rooms from $47
Neighborhood: Pijp

Have you ever flown the UK-based budget carrier easyJet? Then you’ll be ready for this very basic and very cheap hotel experience. The extras will tack on fees (from the Wi-Fi to the TV), but each room does come with a private bathroom and a window overlooking the street or the back courtyard.

You can walk to the trendy restaurants in the Pijp neighborhood  around the corner or the Van Gogh Museum in about 15 minutes. It’s an amazing deal considering rates are frequently available for less than $50 per night! Read the full review.

The rooms are bright, simple, and incredibly affordable at the Abba Hotel. Photo: EuroCheapo

The rooms are bright, simple, and incredibly affordable at the Abba Hotel. Photo: EuroCheapo

Abba Hotel

Twin Rooms from $48
Neighborhood: Museums & Vondelpark

For a real neighborhood experience at a really low price, this one-star hotel is one of our top picks for a super cheap stay in Amsterdam. The rooms have a comfy, old-fashioned vibe as well as up-to-date perks like free Wi-Fi and TVs. Ask for a room in the back to enjoy a quieter sleep and a tiny balcony.

You can take a stroll or bike ride around beautiful Vondelpark located two blocks away. If you need a snack, just run down to the Albert Heijn grocery store on the ground level. Read the full review.

Hotel Washington is located in a charming 19th-century townhouse. Photo: EuroCheapo

Hotel Washington is located in a charming 19th-century townhouse. Photo: EuroCheapo

Hotel Washington

Double Rooms from $49
Neighborhood: Museums & Vondelpark

Situated on a leafy block near Museum Square, this two-star hotel has some excellent deals for the location. All accommodations come with a flat-screen TV, safe, and kettle. The cheaper rooms have not been renovated in a while, but they do offer the vintage charms (and scuffs) of an old-world hotel.

With the Rijksmuseum just five minutes away, art lovers will also love the very low prices. Prices spike in the high season (starting in May), but you can still find some good deals depending on availability. Read the full review.

Meet new friends at the old-fashioned bar at The Old Nickel Hotel. Photo: EuroCheapo

Meet new friends at the old-fashioned bar at The Old Nickel Hotel. Photo: EuroCheapo

The Old Nickel Hotel

Double Rooms from $59
Neighborhood: Red Light District

This family-run one-star hotel has a friendly Amsterdam vibe to it. All rooms come with shared (and clean) bathrooms and showers facilities. Head downstairs to the old-school pub to share a drink with fellow travelers or connect to Wi-Fi. In the morning, you can grab a complimentary egg and bacon breakfast in the same space.

With a location just a three-minute walk to Centraal Station, The Old Nickel makes a good choice for those arriving or leaving by train. Read the full review.

Enjoy a cool, rock n' roll vibe for a low cover charge at Backstage Hotel. Photo: EuroCheapo

Enjoy a cool, rock n’ roll vibe for a low cover charge at Backstage Hotel. Photo: EuroCheapo

Backstage Hotel

Double Rooms from $67
Neighborhood: Grachtengordel South

For a rockin’ good time that won’t smash your budget, the Backstage Hotel delivers a great show. Popular with touring bands and outfitted with musical-themed touches everywhere you look, you don’t have to be a star to enjoy the low rates. Each room comes equipped with a LCD TV and free Wi-Fi, while the downstairs bar features a piano and a pool table.

The buzzy vibe might not be for everyone, but music fans will be in heaven. We know, it’s only Rock n’ Roll, but we like it! Read the full review.

More Amsterdam hotel advice

Looking for more hotel suggestions for your upcoming trip to Amsterdam? We’ve got them! Check out our guide to budget hotels in Amsterdam.

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