Tripplo’s 10 best hostels in Amsterdam
When you think of traveling to Amsterdam, one thing that might come to mind are hostels. So many people who have come to Amsterdam have experienced the city backpacking and staying in one of these budget-friendly versions of a hotel. There are a few different ways that you can stay in most hostels. There are typically bunk rooms or shared rooms where you rent a bunk and share a room with people that you have probably not met before. You can also get a private room where you just share the bathroom with the other travelers. In some select hostels, there are private rooms with bathrooms, but these are not very common.
10. Durty Nelly’s Inn
Durty Nelly’s Inn is the oldest hostel in Amsterdam. On top of being a hostel, the site is also home to an Irish Bar. If you love Irish food and drink, you will love that you get to save money at the bar while you are staying here. Most of the hostels have a checkout time of 10 am, but at Durty Nelly’s Inn, you will get to stay until 11 am.
9. The Bulldog
One of the most well-known hostels in Amsterdam is The Bulldog. The hostel has a very nice lounge where you can go to relax, a lively bar where you can enjoy a night out, and a clean place to lay your head at night. It has everything that you want if you are looking for a mix of thrilling and calmness.
8. Shelter City
If you are sober travelers visiting Amsterdam, then Shelter City might be the right choice for you. This hostel offers a free hot and cold breakfast each morning. It is a full drug and alcohol-free property that offers a peaceful environment for the best night’s rest.
Cocomama offers you a great place to stay with beautiful rooms that are reminiscent of a boutique hotel. This hostel gives more as it is one of the luxurious hostel options in all of the city. In fact, many people consider this to be more of a boutique hotel because the accommodations are so upscale. You can rent your own bicycle to see the city from here and you can also enjoy full use of a guest kitchen to prepare your own food.
6. Flying Pig Uptown Hostel
One of the coziest accommodations that you can get while staying in Amsterdam is at the Flying Pig Uptown Hostel. This hostel is at the center of the action where you can easily get to the clubs, coffee shops, concert halls, and bars of Amsterdam. They have their own bar that features great prices if you are looking for a cheap place to drink after you have explored the city. Plus, you get discounts while you are staying at the hostel and can partake in their lively theme nights.
5. CityHub Amsterdam
One of the coolest things that CityHub Amsterdam offers is a full self-service bar where guests are able to make their own drinks while staying on the property. Guests report that the hostel remains clean and that the staff is very helpful and knowledgeable about the city. Plus, they love the location.CityHub Amsterdam is the top-ranked hostel in Amsterdam according to TripAdvisor.
4. Bob’s Youth Hostel
Bob’s Youth Hostel is one of the most affordable options when you are visiting the city. The bar has cheap beer and the cafe offers affordable eating options. Plus there are free bed linens (some hostels charge for these), free lockers and luggage storage, and free WiFi. Many guests love that this is a hostel that does not have a curfew.
3. St. Christopher’s Inn Amsterdam
St. Christopher’s Inn Amsterdam is easily one of the most popular hostels in all of the city. There is a beer garden, bar, and game area all located on the property and guests receive a 25% discount on food. Plus, this hostel does have free wifi which is a modern convenience that many hostels do not offer. The only big complaint that travelers have is that this hostel caters to those who like to party late and sleep in, so there is a lot of noise leading into the night.
2. StayOKAY Amsterdam Vondelpark
StayOKAY Amsterdam Vondelpark has a lot of amenities that make it a great hostel. They offer tours and have a travel desk where you can find out information about Amsterdam. This hostel is located by Vondelpark, which is one of the most beautiful and popular parks in Amsterdam. This area is a part of Amsterdam that many travelers also overlook. Don’t worry though, there is a tram station very close so you can get anywhere in the city with ease.
The Overhoeks district, where ClinkNOORD is located, is an area that is full of tradition and culture with a modern feeling. ClinkNOORD is a great choice for those who are looking to explore Amsterdam as it is located very close to Amsterdam Centraal Station. The hostel is in a historic building and offers a well-stocked kitchen, cafe, atrium, and library.