We, at FlightAndHotelGuru.com are fans of budget travel. Amsterdam is an expensive city and it’s often a challenge for a budget tourist to find affordable places to stay. This blog post is an insider’s guide to best cheap hotels in Amsterdam. What might surprise you is that to stay on budget in Amsterdam, does not mean having to stay in a hostel. Hotels in our list are top affordable places to stay in Amsterdam for canal views, architecture and culture and they include places from 2 to 5 stars.

1. CityHub Amsterdam

Probably the most unique hotel in Amsterdam! Instead of bedrooms it has ‘hubs’. Hubs are sound-proofed private pods with app-controlled speakers, mood lighting and a queen-size bed. On arrival guests are handed wristbands that are used for check-in and check-out, self-service bar and locking/unlocking the ‘hub’! The hotel also offers free WI-FI.

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2. Budget Hotel Tourist Inn

Located close to the Amsterdam Central Railway Station, Dam Square and Royal Palace, and Anne Frank House, Budget Hotel Tourist Inn Hotel is a true find! The hotel offers clean air-conditioned rooms with heating, an in-room safe and a telephone. Reception is opened 24/7 and there is an option for luggage storage. Guests can also take an advantage of complimentary wireless internet during the stay.

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3. Hotel Old Quarter

Hotel Old Quarter is located right in the city centre! It offers easy access to Amsterdam’s popular shopping and sightseeing areas. Amenities include: 24 Hour reception, a coffee bar and bicycle rental. Rooms are always clean, have a flat-screen TV and all the necessities you would need for a comfortable stay. Amsterdam’s attractions, such as Waag, Dam Square and Royal Palace at Dam Square, are within easy walking distance of The Old Quarter Amsterdam. The Rembrandt House Museum is within walking distance.

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4. Quentin Hotel

Located in the city centre, Quentin Hotel offers easy access to Amsterdam’s best hot spots. The hotel has 83 rooms with a kitchenette, an in-room dining area and a refrigerator. Quentin Hotel also houses a restaurant and a bar where guests can relax of an evening with a drink and dinner. Attractions close to Quentin Hotel Amsterdam include the Van Gogh Museum, University of Amsterdam and the Musee Municipal d’Art Moderne Stedelijk Museum. The Rijksmuseum is also nearby.

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5. CitizenM Amsterdam City

We have talked about CitizenM hotels in multiple blog posts before. The CitizenM Hotel Amsterdam is close to Amsterdam Zuid, making it easy for guests to explore Amsterdam and its surrounding areas. It is also within walking distance of Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre. The hotel provides modern accommodation, and is the perfect base for holiday makers or business travelers alike. The hotel features modern rooms with a laptop safe, plus all the essentials for a comfortable stay.

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6. Motel One Amsterdam

Located less than a 10-minute walk from Amsterdam RAI Railway Station, the hotel offers guests a convenient base when visiting Amsterdam. Guests can also enjoy free internet access in all areas. Motel One Amsterdam has 320 modern rooms that are filled with a range of essential facilities to ensure guests have a comfortable stay. This 3-star hotel also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.

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7. The Student Hotel – Amsterdam City

The Student Hotel Amsterdam City is located amongst Amsterdam’s popular restaurants and eateries, just a brief stroll from Wibautstraat Metro Station. It also offers free wireless internet. All rooms feature modern design with en suite bathrooms. Overall, the hotels has a very relaxed and friendly vibe. Hotels’ upper floors offers stunning city views.

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8. Qbic Hotel WTC Amsterdam

Qbic Hotel Amsterdam Wtc provides stylish, 3-star accommodation close to the Trade Center. A short stroll from AkzoNobel, it offers trendy rooms equipped with a flat-screen TV, an in-room dining area and a private bathroom. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Theater Bellevue are a brief drive from Qbic. Dam Square is just an easy car ride from the hotel.

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9. Hotel Flipper

Hotel Flipper Amsterdam is close to shops, dining and Amsterdam’s nightlife. Rooms are comfortable and provide all the essentials, including blackout curtains, a ceiling fan and an in-room closet. All offer a desk and heating. 24-hour security, a 24-hour reception and a laundry service are just some of the convenient services at the hotel. It also offers a tour desk, a 24-hour business centre and a wake-up service. Guests can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.

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10. Element Amsterdam

Situated within a 20-minute stroll from Amsterdam Zuid, the hotel provides guests with an ideal base when visiting Amsterdam. Rooms are air-conditioned and have top-of-the-range amenities such as a coffee maker, a rain shower and a flat-screen TV. Element Amsterdam is situated amongst the area’s well-known tourist attractions, including Vrije Universiteit, Zuideramstel and AkzoNobel, which are a short walk away.

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