Hostels in Amsterdam

cheap and affordable accommodation for families, groups or solo travellers


Best picks


West / Oud-West

popular hostel perfectly located in the middle of the Vondelpark

hotel   € 17-34 bunk bed

hostel female-only

Zuidoost / Bijlmer Centrum
 13 min by metro to Waterlooplein

female only hostel especially designed for women with 4-, 8- and 10-bed dorms

hotel   € 14-28 bunk bed


Zuid / Vondelpark

Infamous student/youth hostel overlooking the beautiful Vondelpark

hotel   € 16-44 bunk bed

hotel   € 76-133 private double room


Centrum / near De Pijp

a boutique hostel in a former brothel with cosy living room and garden

hotel   € 26-53 bunk bed

hotel   € 94-135 private room


Centrum / Dam

artistic design hostel in downtown Amsterdam with its own bar, restaurant and nightclub

hotel   € 16-46 bunk bed

hotel   € 97-194 private room


Centrum / Old Centre

centrally located between Central Station and Dam Square

hotel   € 28-72 bunk bed

hotel   € 110-153 private room


Centrum / Jordaan

Friendly Christian hostel in the picturesque Jordaan neighbourhood

hotel   € 20-32 bunk bed


 12 min by metro to Waterlooplein

mixed-gender and female-only dorms with bunk beds and en suite bathrooms, and private rooms

hotel   € 16-36 bunk bed

hotel   € 72-126 private room


Oost / Oud-Oost

hip design hostel in a 1908 university science lab

hotel   € 15-54 bunk bed

hotel   € 68-171 private room


Centrum / Leidseplein

popular large budget hotel with lively bar and restaurant close to famous nightlife centre

hotel   € 19-25 bunk bed

hotel   € 64-77 private room


Centrum / Leidseplein

canalside hostel, housed in former warehouse on the beautiful Leidsegracht

hotel   € 11-45 bunk bed

hotel   € 150-175 triple room with shared facilities

hotel   € 150-200 quadruple room with shared facilities

The prices mentioned are average prices for low season and high season, for 1 person or room per night, including VAT.

The selected design hostels, youth hostels and tourist class hotels are ideal for budget travelers and backpackers. Hostels are an inexpensive type of accommodation, usually with shared bedrooms and communal facilities.