30 Best Hostels in Amsterdam December 2018

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One of the more popular cities for backpackers in Europe, Amsterdam is more than it’s famed red light district and has a little bit of something for everyone.

But being a popular travel destination, there are literally thousands of hotels and hostels, which make it a bit overwhelming to find the best fit for you and your travel needs.

Which is exactly why I made this list of the 30 best hostels in Amsterdam.

Organized by YOUR travel needs, this guide will help you weed through the best hostels in Amsterdam, so you can confidently book your spot and get back to what matters – exploring Amsterdam!

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Best Hostels in Amsterdam

Welcome to our kick ass guide to the best hostels in Amsterdam 2018

 

How to Find the Best Hostels in Amsterdam

The ‘best’ hostel will vary by person and will vary depending on what you need from your hostel. Whether you need a cheap hostel, a place to work, a private bed for you and your significant other or anything in between, we’ve got you covered! Let’s look at some of the other aspects that helped us put this list together…

  • Location – There are some decent deals outside of the city centre, but it doesn’t quite feel the same as staying in the actual Dutch capital. Having said that, if you do stay a bit outside the city you’ll see that Amsterdam isn’t too massive a city, and getting around by public transportation is a breeze.
  • Price – Get ready, cuz Amsterdam is expensive as hell. At $80 a day, Price of Travel puts Amsterdam at the tenth most expensive city in Europe… and it’s hard to argue with those numbers. If you can navigate away from the red light district and keep partying to a low, you can get away with $60 a day… but you have to carefully choose where you eat… speaking of which…
  • Amenities – One of the best ways to save money on traveling (and #70 on this) is to find hostels that include breakfast. This has literally saved me thousands over the course of years, and there are a few hostels on this list that do provide free brekkie (or some other amenities like towels or lockers). These little freebies can add up… especially in Western Europe.

For more inspiration on finding the perfect accomodation, check out our guide on where to stay in Amsterdam!

Psst! Heading to a hostel? Don’t forget to pack a padlock! It’s well worth having one so you can secure your locker and protect your stuff!

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tbb2-table__image Overall Best Hostel in AmsterdamOverall Best Hostel in AmsterdamClickNOORD

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tbb2-table__image Best Hostels for Solo Travellers in AmsterdamBest Hostels for Solo Travellers in AmsterdamStayOKAY Amsterdam Vondelpark

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tbb2-table__image Best Cheap Hostel in AmsterdamBest Cheap Hostel in AmsterdamFlying Pig Beach Hostel

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tbb2-table__image Best Hostels for Couples in AmsterdamBest Hostels for Couples in AmsterdamCocomama

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tbb2-table__image Best Party Hostels in AmsterdamBest Party Hostels in AmsterdamFlying Pig Downtown

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tbb2-table__image Best Hostel for Digital Nomads in AmsterdamBest Hostel for Digital Nomads in AmsterdamVia Amsterdam

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tbb2-table__image Best Hostel with a Private Room in AmsterdamBest Hostel with a Private Room in AmsterdamA&O Amsterdam Zuidoost

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30 Best Hostels in Amsterdam

Overall Best Hostel in Amsterdam – ClickNOORD

ClickNOORD best hostels in Amsterdam

One of the best hostels in Europe of 2018 – ClickNOORD has got it all

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  • Self Catering Facilities
  • Bar & Cafe Onsite
  • Tours & Travel Desk

There is no questioning why ClickNOORD is one of best hostels in Amsterdam in 2018 – it really does have it all. The ClickNOORD team know exactly what backpackers to Amsterdam want to experience and make sure everyone who visits has the time of their lives. Highly reviewed, ClickNOORD runs themed events almost every night, the perfect opportunity to meet fellow travellers and make memories. From solo traveller meetups to cocktail making classes to live music and DJ nights. ClickNOORD caters to all travellers, the library and workspace are especially perfect for Digital Nomads.

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Best Hostels for Solo Travellers in Amsterdam – StayOKAY Amsterdam Vondelpark

StayOKAY Amsterdam Vondelpark best hostels in Amsterdam

On site cafe and phenomenal location – StayOKAY is a top hostel in Amsterdam

  • $$
  • Cafe, Bar & Restaurant
  • Onsite Pool Table
  • Tours & Travel Desk

Easily the best hostel for solo travellers in Amsterdam is StayOK Vondelpark. You’ll find StayOKAY Vondelpark within an easy walking distance of Amsterdam central and major sights and attractions like the Van Gogh Museum as well as the Rijksmuseum. To top it off StayOKAY Vondelpark is super close to the famous party district of Leidseplein. The onsite brasseries called Bite and Drink is the perfect place for solo travellers to connect and get to know one another. StayOKAY Vondelpark is a top hostel in Amsterdam for solo travellers looking to meet and mingle.

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Youth Hostel MeetingPoint

Youth Hostel MeetingPoint best hostels in Amsterdam

While pricey, Youth Hostel MeetingPoint is one of the best hostels in Amsterdam for solo travelers

  • $$$
  • Free City Tour
  • Bar & Cafe Onsite
  • Pool Table

Youth Hostel MeetingPoint is a great Amsterdam backpackers hostel, especially if you only need a place to rest your head. There is a cafe & bar onsite in case you fancy a lazy morning but with the Red Light District and other Amsterdam must-see spots within a 2-minute walk, you’ll hardly be in the building! Be sure to join onto Youth Hostel MeetingPoint’s free tour of the city, a great way to learn about Amsterdam’s rich history and to find your feet before you start exploring solo.

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Hostelle

Hostelle best hostels in Amsterdam

  • $$$
  • Female Only
  • Self Catering Facilities
  • Bicycle Hire

Hostelle is the best hostel for solo travellers in Amsterdam, specifically solo female travellers. Sorry guys, this hostel is strictly gals only! With super fluffy pillows and ultra comfy beds, girls you’ll never want to leave Hostelle, that’s for sure! The guest kitchen is a great place to meet your fellow nomadic sistas and in the summer the outdoor terrace is perfect for watching the sunset and the moon rise. Hostelle is one of the coolest hostels in Amsterdam as the interior has been painted by local artists and is impressive to say the least.

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Best Cheap Hostel in Amsterdam #1 – Flying Pig Beach Hostel

Flying Pig Beach Hostel best hostels in Amsterdam

Cheap beds and free breakfast make Flying Pig the best cheap hostel in Amsterdam

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  • Free Breakfast
  • City Shuttle Transport
  • Bar & Cafe Onsite

The best cheap hostel in Amsterdam is actually 35km out of the city. The Flying Pig Beach Hostel crew offer transport in and out of Amsterdam city centre though. There is a super laid back, beach bum vibe here while being within easy reach of Amsterdam’s tourist hotspots. Dorm beds are less than €10 throughout the year and include a decent breakfast. Easily the best budget hostel in Amsterdam, albeit 45-minutes from the heart of the action. Cheap beer, a great beach and a stone’s throw away from Amsterdam centre, well worth it.

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Best Cheap Hostel in Amsterdam #2 – StayOKAY Amsterdam Zeeburg

StayOKAY Amsterdam Zeeburg best hostels in Amsterdam

A bit outside of the city, StayOKAY is one of the best cheap hostels in Amsterdam

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  • Bar, Cafe & Restaurant Onsite
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Tours & Travel Desk

StayOKAY Zeeburg can be found a little out from the major tourist hotspots meaning guests get a taste of real, local Amsterdam. There is a tram stop just 200m from the StayOKAY Zeeburg front door, connecting you to every corner of Amsterdam. The dorm rooms are light, bright and spacious and styled by top Dutch designer Edward van Vliet. StayOKAY Zeenburg is a highly recommended hostel in Amsterdam, there is even a cinema next door.

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Best Cheap Hostel in Amsterdam #3 –Bob’s Youth Hostel

Bob's Youth Hostel best hostels in Amsterdam

Bob’s great atmosphere and low prices make it one of the best cheap hostels in Amsterdam.

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  • Bar & Cafe Onsite
  • Free Lockers & Luggage Room
  • No Curfew

Bob’s Youth Hostel is a top cheap hostel in Amsterdam. The Bob’s team claim their bar has the cheapest beer in Amsterdam and they’re not far wrong! As one of the best budget hostels in Amsterdam, the Bob’s team offer guests free WiFi, free bed linen and freeuse of the lockers and luggage room. No curfew means that you can stay out as late as you like without watching the clock. Bob’s is a basic, budget hostel so don’t go expecting anything too flashy! The staff are uber freindly and crazy helpful too.

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Best Hostels for Couples in Amsterdam – Cocomama

Cocomama best hostels in Amsterdam

It’s chic and awesome – Cocomama is one of the best hostels in Amsterdam for couples

  • $$$
  • Self Catering Facilities
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Bicycle Hire

Cocomama is the sister hostel to digital nomad perfection, Ecomama. Cocomama is a chic boutique hostel and in turn one of the coolest hostels in Amsterdam in terms of design. The Cocomama team are proud to offer guests the luxury and comfort of a boutique hotel with the low room rates of a hostel. What’s not to love?! If you want to compromise and splash out on this posh hostel you can save yourself some euros by making use of the guest kitchen and cooking your own food. Travel is all about balance, right?

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Meininger Amsterdam City West

Meininger Amsterdam City West best hostels in Amsterdam

Couples can find affordable private rooms and a kitchen to save some money on food costs at Meininger Hostel

  • $$
  • Self Catering Facilities
  • Bar Onsite
  • Parking Available

The best hostel for couples in Amsterdam in 2018 is Meininger City West. You can find Meininger hostels spread throughout Europe and their Amsterdam edition is just as clean, welcoming and laid back as the rest of them. For couples looking for a budget hostel in Amsterdam with affordable private rooms, Meininger is the place to book. The large guest kitchens and onsite bar are great for meeting other travellers. For couples driving through Europe, you can park your car or van onsite for cheaper than you could at the multi-stories in the centre of Amsterdam.

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Bostel Amsterdamse Bos

Bostel Amsterdamse Bos best hostels in Amsterdam

  • $$
  • Self Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Free Parking

If you and your beau are looking for an outdoorsy style of hostel in Amsterdam be sure to book a cool AF hut at Bostel Amsterdamse Bose. As a top hostel for couples in Amserdam Bostel offers couples individual wooden cabins within their classic European campsite style property. Bostel is about 30-minutes from Amsterdam city centre so if you and your lover are looking for a bit of down time to enjoy the Netherland’s natural beauty book yourselves a bed at Bostel and take a stroll into the woods or take a dip in the river if it’s not too cold!

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Best Party Hostels in Amsterdam – Flying Pig Downtown

Flying Pig Downtown best hostels in Amsterdam

A backpacker bar and hostel, the Flying Pig is a legend and our pick for best party hostel in Amsterdam

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar & Cafe Onsite
  • Self Catering Facilities

As the best party hostel in Amsterdam, the Flying Pig Downtown is also one of the most famous backpacker’s bars in the city. For those who want to soak up a bit of culture before they start soaking up the beer Flying Pig Downtown offer free walking tours of Amsterdam daily, plus the front doors open out onto the city’s busiest shopping street. An added bonus of staying at Flying Pig Downtown is the 50% off entry at Winston Kingdom club where most guests head at some point during their stay. Flying Pig Downtown is a great youth hostel in Amsterdam if you want to party.

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Durty Nelly’s Inn

Durty Nelly's Inn best hostels in Amsterdam

Affordable party hostel – Durty Nelly’s is one of the coolest hostels in Amsterdam

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  • Free City Tour
  • Bar & Restaurant Onsite
  • Tours & Travel Desk

Durty Nelly’s Inn claims to be the coolest hostel in Amsterdam and they’re quite possibly right! Durty Nelly’s Inn is an Irish bar and hostel in the heart of Amsterdam. If you wanna get the right mix of culture and partying you should head to Durty Nelly’s Inn. It is a great budget hostel in Amsterdam with the added bonus of discounted prices on food and drink for guests at the hostel restaurant and bar. If you’re gonna be partying hard you’ll be chuffed to hear check out isn’t until 11am, an hour later than most Amsterdam backpackers hostels.

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Flying Pig Uptown

Flying Pig Uptown best hostels in Amsterdam

  • $$
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar & Cafe Onsite
  • Self Catering Facilities

As the sister to best party hostel in Amsterdam, Flying Pig Uptown has an on point party vibe and unrivialled value for money! When it comes to deciding between Uptown and Downtown it may be a case of getting what you’re given if you book last minute. Both venues fill up super quickly, so book your bed ASAP if you want to be staying at one of the best party hostels in Amsterdam in 2018! Flying Pig Uptown is closer to Leidseplein, the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum than its Downtwn sister. Flying Pig Uptown have a cat called Lola; super smoochy, don’t let her curl up in your bed though!

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Best Hostel for Digital Nomads in Amsterdam – Via Amsterdam

Via Amsterdam best hostels in Amsterdam

Spacious and affordable, Via Hostel is our pick for the best hostel for Digital Nomads in Amsterdam

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  • Bar & Restaurant Onsite
  • Pool Table
  • Personal Lockers for Each Guest

You’ll find Via Amsterdam 10-minutes from the city centre which offers backpackers the best of both worlds; a retreat from the hectic city centre. Within a 5-minute stroll of Via Amsterdam, you’ll find supermarkets, cafes, gyms and a pizzeria. Via Amsterdam is a great hostel for digital nomads and the team have designed the hostel with the curious new-age traveller in mind. If you’re looking for a good budget hostel in Amsterdam think about Via Amsterdam; FYI the cheapest dorms book up fast. Private rooms for couples won’t break the bank to be fair.

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EcoMama

EcoMama best hostels in Amsterdam

Get some work done at EcoMama, one of the best hostels for Digital Nomads in Amsterdam

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  • Self Catering Facilities
  • Cafe, Bar & Restaurant Onsite
  • Laundry Facilities

The best hostel for Digital Nomads in Amsterdam is EcoMama, no questions there! Digital nomads live on the road so are looking for a place to focus and work while being able to meet and mingle, EcoMama is perfect. The guest kitchen is super clean and great for Digital Nomads who are sick of eating out every night. The free fast wifi available throughout the building makes life easier too. This is the only Amsterdam backpackers hostel that is designed with the digital nomad, rather than the party-animal, in mind!

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CityHub

CityHub best hostels in Amsterdam

  • $$$
  • Bar Onsite
  • Linen & Towels Included
  • Bicycle Hire

CityHub is the perfect hostel for digital nomads in Amsterdam in 2018, espeically for those who are on the road long term and need a bit of space to themselves. CityHub is a new style of hostel, they don’t have dorms! Similar to the pod hostels you find in Singapore, CityHub offers guests their own solo hub with double bed, a couple of shelves and plenty of charging ports. CityHub offer free, unlimted WiFi; perfect for the digital nomad! The onsite bar is a great little hangout spot too. CityHub is a top hostel in Amsterdam for digital nomads looking for an alternative to dorm rooms.

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Best Hostel with a Private Room in Amsterdam – A&O Amsterdam Zuidoost

A&O Amsterdam Zuidoost best hostels in Amsterdam

A&O has some of the best prices in town if you are looking for a hostel with a private room in Amsterdam.

  • $$
  • Vending Machines
  • 24-Hour Reception
  • Laundry Facilities

A&O Amsterdam Zuidoost is perfect for anyone who is looking for a chilled out, quiet place to stay while in Amsterdam. They have dorm rooms and super affordable private rooms too in case you’re in need of a bit more space. All guests have access to free wifi, making it the perfect place to plan out the rest of your European adventures. A&O Zuidoost is a top hostel in Amsterdam if you’re coming to an event at the Ajax Amsterdam arena which is within a few minutes walk of the hostel.

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More of the Best Hostels in Amsterdam

Shelter City

Shelter City best hostels in Amsterdam

Jesus friendly. Shelter City is a great hostel for the religious traveler

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Cafe Onsite
  • Late Check-Out

Shelter City is the best youth hostel in Amsterdam for those who follow the Christian faith. Shelter City is proud to welcome backpackers from all faiths and there is no prejudice here. The hostel is run by Christian volunteers from around the world and is a not-for-profit outlet. Shelter City is an alcohol and drug-free hostel, anyone who breaks these simple rules will be asked to leave. If you’re seeking a youth hostel in Amsterdam that is laid back, super friendly and right in the heart of the action Shelter City is a unique place to book.

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St Christopher’s at The Winston

St Christopher’s at The Winston best hostels in Amsterdam

St. Christopher’s is one of the best party hostels in Amsterdam

  • $$
  • Bar, Cafe & Restaurant Onsite
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Nightclub Onsite

St Christopher’s at The Winston is one of the best hostels in Amsterdam in 2018, not only do they have their own cafe onsite but nightclub too. Winston Kingdom Nightclub is a must-visit for any young backpacker to Amsterdam and by staying at St Christopher’s you are rewarded with 2-1 drinks deals and €2 Jaegermeisters! Plus 25% off food at the Belushi bar so you can feed up before you booze up! St Christopher’s is a top youth hostel in Amsterdam because it is only a 1-minute walk from Dam Square, the heart of the action.

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Hostel Van Gogh

Hostel Van Gogh best hostels in Amsterdam

Great location, Hostel Van Gogh is a popular youth hostel in Amsterdam

  • $$
  • Vending Machines & Tea/Coffee Facilities
  • Tours & Travel Desk
  • Bicycle Hire

Hostel Van Gogh is, as you may assume, dead close to the Van Gogh Museum as well as the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Art Museum too. If you’re coming to Amsterdam to soak up the art and culture you’ll feel right at home at Hostel Van Gogh. Although breakfast is not included you can fill your boots at the luxury continental buffet every morning for just €5. As a top hostel in Amsterdam Hostel Van Gogh offers guests private dorm rooms, so if you’re travelling as a group you’ll get better value for money if you book out the 6-bed private dorm rather than 6 beds in the open dorm.

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The Bulldog

The Bulldog best hostels in Amsterdam

Highly rated. Free coffee. The Bulldog is one of the coolest hostels in Amsterdam

  • $
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar, Cafe & Restaurant Onsite
  • Laundry Facilities

The Bulldog has definitely earned its place on the shortlist for best hostel in Amsterdam in 2018; free breakfast, free wifi, no curfew and an onsite bar, what’s not to love? The Bulldog team promise to let you check in early if it’s possible, if not you’re welcome to leave your bags in luggage storage and start exploring the city with their free city maps and friendly top traveller tips. The breakfast at the Bulldog is what makes is a top hostel in Amsterdam, there’s always lots of coffee.

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Generator Amsterdam

Generator Amsterdam best hostels in Amsterdam

At 500-guest capacity Generator is one of the largest hostels we’ve ever seen (it’s also beautiful!)

  • $$$
  • Bar, Cafe & Restaurant Onsite
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Nightclub Onsite

Generator is possibly the biggest hostel in Amsterdam, hosting up to 564 guests at any given moment; you are bound to make some new friends here. The laid-back raised cafe and outdoor terrace goes a long way in making Generator a highly recommended hostel in Amsterdam. Another great point about Generator is the collection of Vanmoof bikes they have for rent, assemble your crew and hit the narrow, winding street of the Netherland’s capital city. The laundry room is open 24/7 so you can leave Generator fresh as a daisy.

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The White Tulip Hostel

The White Tulip Hostel best hostels in Amsterdam

The White Tulip has great food and drink discounts, making it a top hostel in Amsterdam in 2018

  • $
  • Bar, Cafe & Restaurant Onsite
  • Free City Walking Tour
  • Tours & Travel Desk

The White Tulip Hostel is a super cosy Amsterdam backpackers hostel right at the heart of the Red Light District. The Irish Pub Slainte can be found beneath the White Tulip Hostel dorms and guests are given a 20% discount on all food and drink. The White Tulip is a great budget hostel in Amsterdam especially if you want to get drinking, they also offer a discount on the ultimate party pub crawl too. Free WiFi, no curfew and an Irish bar onsite, the White Tulip is a fantastic option.

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Dutchies Hostel

Dutchies Hostel best hostels in Amsterdam

Street art is gorgeous at Dutchies Hostel

  • $$
  • Self Catering Facilities
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Laundry Facilities

If you’re into street art you must visit Dutchies Hostel as the whole place is decorated with graffiti from local artists. The spacious guest kitchen is perfect for travellers who want to cut down on the food spend or for anyone who wants to build on their international recipe collection. Dutchies Hostel is about 20-minutes away from Schiphol Airport by public transport, the super helpful staff on reception will give you all the info you need about Amsterdam’s public transport.

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StayOKAY Amsterdam Stadsoelen

StayOKAY Amsterdam Stadsoelen best hostels in Amsterdam

StayOKAY’s third property on our list – they’re doing something right!

  • $$
  • Bar & Cafe Onsite
  • Pool Table
  • Laundry Facilities

StayOKAY is approved by Hostelling International, instantly making it a great youth hostel in Amsterdam. If you are a Hostelling International or StayOKAY member you get €2.50 discount per night you stay. If you want to book up entrance tickets as soon as you arrive StayOKAY Stadsoelen is the perfect place, just head to their tours and travel desk and the staff will help find you the best deal possible. The bar and cafe are little more relaxed than many of the hostel bars in Amsterdam, so if you’re looking for a more chilled out vibe you’ll fit right in at StayOKAY Stadsoelen.

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Central Station Hostel

Central Station Hostel best hostels in Amsterdam

Need to be near the train station? Central Station hostel is one of the best hostels in Amsterdam

  • $
  • Free City Maps
  • Towels for Hire
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

If you’re looking for a cheap and cheerful place to stay the night before catching an early train out of Amsterdam, Central Station Hostel is a great option. You can easily walk to Central Station in under 10-minutes, no matter how heavy your bags! If your bags are too bulky the hostel team will be more than happy to help hail you a taxi. Central Station Hostel is an alcohol-free hostel so some say it lacks atmosphere but as a friendly, budget hostel in Amsterdam, there’s nothing to complain about here.

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Hans Brinker Hostel

Hans Brinker Hostel best hostels in Amsterdam

Hans Brinker is one of the best hostels in Amsterdam

  • $$
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar, Cafe & Restaurant Onsite
  • Towels Included

Hans Brinker Hostel is a no-frills, full-fun hostel on Kerkstraat, right around the corner from Leidseplein. The Hans Brinker team pride themselves on the top notch value for money they offer to their guests; free breakfast and free wifi makes the cheap bed rates even more affordable. Team this with the big, funky bar hosting a lively happy hour every night and you’re onto a winner. Hans Brinker is a top youth hostel in Amsterdam in 2018.

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Heart of Amsterdam

Heart of Amsterdam best hostels in Amsterdam

Movie themed rooms makes Heart of Amsterdam one of the coolest hostels in Amsterdam

  • $
  • Towels Included
  • Tours & Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines

What makes Heart of Amsterdam hostel so unique is that each dorm room is designed around a different movie theme. Will you stay in Star Wars, Lord of the Rings or The Godfather?! As one of the cheapest hostels in Amsterdam, you get what you pay for. This is a great budget hostel in Amsterdam with comfy beds and hot showers. The staff are lovely and are on hand 24-hours a day to help out guests should they need it. They do a classic Dutch breakfast for just €5.

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Shelter Jordan

Shelter Jordan best hostels in Amsterdam

If you like chill (no drugs or drinking) then Shelter Jordan might be the hostel for you

  • $$
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cafe & Restaurant Onsite
  • Bicycle Hire

If you’re looking for a cosy, friendly and laid back hostel you’ll like Shelter Jordon. This is an alcohol and drug-free hostel but that doesn’t mean there’s no party vibe. Shelter Jordan is run by Christian volunteers but guests of all faiths are invited to stay here. The Jordan area of Amsterdam is one of the city’s most charming areas, you’ll find plenty of cafes and bars to hang out in, lots of tulips and cheese too! If you’re looking for a safe and relaxed Amsterdam backpackers hostel you’ll be happy with your choice of Shelter Jordan.

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Euphemia Old City

Euphemia Old City best hostels in Amsterdam

Euphemia rents bikes – making it one of the best hostels in Amsterdam in 2018

  • $$
  • Vending Machines
  • Tours & Travel Desk
  • Bicycle Hire

Euphemia Hostel is in the heart of the Old City of Amsterdam, in the Canal Zone. Although breakfast is not included in the room rate you can order from the a la carte menu from as little as €3. Amsterdam is best explored by bicycle and you can rent bikes for the day through Euphemia, just ask at the reception desk. The Euphemia lounge is a popular hangout for guests and is open from 8am til 11pm. For a mid-budget hostel in Amsterdam, you’ll come away from Euphemia hostel with awesome memories and some euros to spare.

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Conclusion to the Best Hostels in Amsterdam

You’ve got 30 of the highest reviewed and best hostels in Amsterdam – so which are you going to choose? Hopefully with the help of this list, you’ll have a better idea of what it is you are looking for in Amsterdam, so you can book your hostel with confidence.

And remember, if you still can’t decide, we think you can’t go wrong with ClickNOORD.

ClickNOORD best hostels in Amsterdam

ClickNOORD is on of the best hostels in Amsterdam 2018

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