Best Hotels Near Amsterdam Central Station

8th December 2020

Amsterdam boasts some of the most fascinating art and culture in the Netherlands – where narrow houses overlook peaceful canals. There’s plenty of museums, galleries, and restaurants just waiting to be discovered when wandering through the streets!

Amsterdam Central Station is the Dutch capital’s biggest railway station, and it’s an important hub to get to other cities in the Netherlands and Europe.

We’ve put together this guide so you can find the best hotels near Amsterdam Central Station, taking into account your style and budget!

Let’s take a look at the best hotels near Amsterdam Central Station, according to what you’re looking for!

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#1 Mauro Mansion

Overall best hotel near Amsterdam Central Station

  • $$$
  • 0.32km/0.2 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 5-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 9-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station

Mauro Mansion is the overall best hostel near Amsterdam Central Station. A boutique hotel in a 16th century canal house, not only is it near to the Central Station, but it’s also just a 10-minute walk from Dam Square and the Royal Palace. There’s also a tram close by that can take you further afield.

Rooms are tastefully designed – luxurious with a modern twist. Many of the rooms offer views of the canal or the city. Flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee makers, and a tasty breakfast all come included in the price.

You’re more than welcome to enjoy a coffee on the roof terrace while looking out over the canals.

CLICK HERE FOR AVAILABILITY –  MAURO MANSION

#2 Max Brown Hotel Canal District

Best budget hotel near Amsterdam Central Station

  • $
  • 0.7km/0.43 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 8-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 4-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station

Max Brown Hotel Canal District is the best budget hostel near Amsterdam Central Station. Rooms are cosy, homely, and have plenty of light coming in from the big windows. The price tag certainly doesn’t match the quaint and comfy rooms, so this is a great way to save a few euros on your trip.

There’s free Wi-Fi so you can keep in touch with your emails, or update Instagram and Facebook as much as you like. You can do this over a drink in the on-site bar or as you enjoy the delicious continental breakfast. There are family rooms on offer too, which is excellent news if you’re travelling with children.

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#3 City Hotel Amsterdam

Best budget hotel near Amsterdam Central Station

  • $
  • 0.7km/0.43 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 8-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 11-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station

Another of the best budget hotels near Amsterdam Central Station is City Hotel Amsterdam. Although the exterior may be old-fashioned, the inside is hip and modern. It offers some of the lowest prices near the station for single, double, triple, and quadruple rooms so it’ll save you a few euros whatever the size of your party.

The rooms have plenty of character, some with domed ceilings and other with lovely views of the canal. There’s a bar on-site for sophisticated cocktails and long drinks during the evening, and the continental breakfast is an excellent way to get ready for a day of sightseeing. There’s parking too if you’re in Amsterdam with your own transport.

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#4 Hotel TwentySeven – Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Best luxury hotel near Amsterdam Central Station

  • $$$$$
  • 0.8km/0.5 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 9-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 13-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 8-minute tram ride to Amsterdam Central Station

The best luxury hotel near Amsterdam Central Station is undoubtedly Hotel TwentySeven – Small Luxury Hotels of the World. All rooms are suites where you’ll be able to enjoy a spa-bath, a city view, and a flat-screen TV. There are also artworks from the Cobra Gallery on the wall, as well as ambient lighting and a luxury minibar.

Away from your suite, this is a fantastic place to stay if you want to sample some haute-cuisine. The on-site restaurant Bougainville has a Michelin Star, with wine-pairings but together by an award-winning wine director. After dinner, head to the bar where an award-winning bartender can prepare exquisite probiotic cocktails.

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#5 Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam

Best luxury hotel near Amsterdam Central Station

  • $$$$
  • 0.17km/0.1 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 2-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 8-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station

The Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam is another excellent choice if you’re looking for a luxury hotel near Amsterdam Central Station. The swimming pool and fitness centre offer you the opportunity to keep up any fitness regime you may have on site, and there are plenty of comfortable spots to relax around the pool.

Rooms here are modern and come with hypoallergenic bedding and towels. Elemis toiletries are provided in the bathrooms so there’s no need to take up extra room in your case on shampoos and soaps. As well as being close to the train station, Park Plaza Victoria is in an excellent location for shopping.

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# 6 A-Train Hotel

Best hotel near Amsterdam Central Station to catch an early flight

  • $$$
  • 0.35km/0.22 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • Airport shuttle – 28 minutes to Amsterdam Schipol Airport
  • 4-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station

A-Train Hotel is the best hotel near Amsterdam Central Station with an airport shuttle. It’s only half an hour from Schipol Airport which takes away the stress of trying to find public transport to the airport in the early hours of the morning. A pullman carriage is where you can start your day with the sumptuous buffet breakfast served here.

There is a wide selection of rooms available at the A-Train Hotel, including business and family rooms as well as standard doubles and twins. Simple furnishings and bright colours make it a warm and welcoming place to rest your head for the night. Even if it’s just for a few hours before that early flight.

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#7 The Highland House

Best hotel near Amsterdam Central Station to catch an early flight

  • $$$$
  • 0.6km/0.37 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • Airport shuttle – 27 minutes to Amsterdam Schipol Airport
  • 7-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 3-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 6-minute tram ride to Amsterdam Central Station

Another fantastic option if you’re taking an early flight from Amsterdam Schipol Airport is The Highland House. A luxury boutique hostel, it offers and intimate atmosphere and very comfortable beds. It’s situated down a characterful alley with excellent access to shops, restaurants, and nightlife.

Each room has its own theme such as sports, films, or books. Each has its own distinct character and hopefully you’ll be able to stay in the one that best fits your personality. Whichever room you stay in, you’ll be treated to a flat-screen TV, air-conditioning, and tea and coffee making facilities.

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#8 ibis Amsterdam Centre

Best hotel near Amsterdam Central Station to catch an early train

  • $$
  • 0.26km/0.16 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 3-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station

You can’t get any closer to Amsterdam Central station than this comfortable offering from reliable budget hotel chain Ibis. The breakfast room actually backs onto the platforms It really is the best place to stay if you need to catch an early train.! It’s a 3-star hotel with plenty of facilities. All rooms are soundproofed and come with a TV, private bathroom, and hairdryer.

There is a range of room sizes, including twin, double, triple, and family rooms so it’s a good option if you’re travelling in a small group or as a family. A continental buffet breakfast is included in some room rates, and it’s definitely worth paying for rather than picking a room without it.

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#9 ibis Styles Amsterdam Central Station

Best hotel near Amsterdam Central Station to catch an early train

  • $$
  • 0.35km/0.22 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 4- minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 1-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station

We’re not sure why Ibis has another excellent hotel so close to Amsterdam Central Station, but when it offers a blend of good value and quality we’re not going to complain. It’s another top hotel if you need to catch an early flight. Rooms are unfussy and come with a private bathroom, as well as tea and coffee making facilities and a flat-screen TV.

There’s free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel so it’s easy to stay connected for the duration of your trip. You don’t even need to leave the hotel for great food as Flame Steakhouse serves lovely lunches and dinners. When you want to leave for sightseeing, Martelaarsgracht tram stop is just opposite.

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#10 Kimpton de Witt Amsterdam

Best hotel for business travellers near Amsterdam Central Station

  • $$$$
  • 0.45km/0.28 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 5-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 1-minute taxi ride from Amsterdam Central Station

The 5-star Kimpton de Witt Amsterdam is the best hostel for business travellers in Amsterdam. Not only does it offer comfortable room and suite options, but the hotel has a dozen meeting rooms which blend modern and historic design. It also has an excellent fitness centre, so you don’t have to postpone your gym routine while away on business.

After a busy day of meetings, you can relax with a yoga class or a massage. Wyers is the on-site restaurant and bar where you can try typical Dutch dishes or fuel up in the morning with the coffee of your choice.

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#11 Double Tree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station

Best hotel for business travellers near Amsterdam Centraal Station

  • $$$$
  • 45km/0.28 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 5-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 12-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station

Another option for business travellers close to Amsterdam Central Station is the excellent Double Tree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station. It has excellent business facilities with the latest audiovisual technology which is great news if you’re making a presentation or pitching an idea. There’s high speed Wi-Fi too so you need never miss an email.

It’s a great place to relax too when you’ve finished work. There are some excellent spaces such as the open-air courtyard where you can read one of the many books or magazines on offer. If you’d prefer something more active, there’s also a fitness centre with top of the range exercise machines.

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#12 The Hendrick’s Hotel

Best hotel for couples near Amsterdam Central Station

  • $$$
  • 0.75km/0.47 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 9-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 10-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 9-minute bus ride to Amsterdam Central Station

The Hendrick’s Hotel is the best place for couples to stay near Amsterdam Central Station, thanks to beautifully designed deluxe double rooms. It’s a great place to treat your loved one to a short break, and doubles at this quaint hotel come with views of the rivers and canals.

It’s a little further away from Amsterdam Central Station than most of the options on this list, however it’s still just a 9-minute walk away. Close by, you’ll find lots of famous attractions including St. Nicholas’ Basilica, Beurs van Berlage, and the Dutch National Opera and Ballet. After a long day of walking and sightseeing, why not have a drink with your other half at the cosy bar in front of the fireplace?

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#13 INK Hotel Amsterdam – MGallery by Sofitel

Best hotel for couples near Amsterdam Central Station

  • $$$$
  • 0.65km/0.4 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 7-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 3-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 4-minute tram ride to Amsterdam Central Station

Another fantastic option near Amsterdam Central Station for couples is the romantic INK Hotel Amsterdam – MGallery by Sofitel. It’s a 4-star hotel in a historic building that was formerly the headquarters of Dutch newspaper De Tijd. Classic, deluxe, and king rooms (there’s even a suite) are guaranteed to sweep your loved one off their feet.

Rooms here come with their own private bathrooms, bathrobes, and you can pamper yourself with free toiletries from Molton Brown. There are places to chill out before heading back to your room too – the old press room is a bar which serves great cocktails, while you can take your drinks to the library lounge and enjoy the warmth of the fireplace.

CLICK HERE FOR AVAILABILITY –  INK HOTEL AMSTERDAM

#14 Hotel Luxer

Best hotel near Amsterdam Central Station for families

  • $$
  • 0.35km/0.22 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 4-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 9-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station

Hotel Luxer offers family rooms for 4 people, so it’s the best place for families near Amsterdam Central Station. In fact, according to booking.com, it’s one of the favourite hotels in the entire city for families travelling with kids. There’s Wi-Fi throughout the hotel so you can all easily update your social media and keep in touch with those back home.

This hotel is located in the city centre, so it’s close to several attractions, including museums that are fun for all the family and lots of shops where you can pick up souvenirs. Back at the hotel, there’s a flat-screen TV so you can watch your favourite program or a movie to get the little ones off to sleep.

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#15 NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

Best hotel near Amsterdam Central Station for families

  • $$$$$
  • 0.8km/0.5 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 9-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 14-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 7-minute tram ride to Amsterdam Central Station

The luxurious NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky is another great option if you’re looking for a family room near Amsterdam Central Station, although it will only be of interest to travellers with a bigger budget. The 5-star hotel has several of the facilities you’d expect from a luxury hotel, with a grand café and a winter garden too. Not only that, the White Room is the on-site restaurant which has a Michelin Star.

Family rooms for 4 people come with soundproofing – so you’re guaranteed a good night’s sleep, air-conditioning, and flat-screen TVs. High quality beds are part of the deal too.

CLICK HERE FOR AVAILABILITY – NH COLLECTION AMSTERDAM GRAND HOTEL

#16 Hotel Sebastians

Best hotel for pets near Amsterdam Central Station

  • $$$$
  • 0.9km/0.56 miles to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 11-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 4-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 9-minute tram ride to Amsterdam Central Station

Hotel Sebastian’s is the best hotel that will let you bring your pet near Amsterdam Central Station. The rooms are lavishly and stylishly decorated, and they’re very spacious too. The boutique hotel, which is hidden away in an old canal house, boasts a great bar which serves excellent food, so if your pet doesn’t cope well with being left alone, you can stay on site as much as you need.

Rooms come with an iPod dock and Wi-Fi, so you can search for the Spotify playlist of your choice and enjoy it in the comfort of your own bed.

CLICK HERE FOR AVAILABILITY –  HOTEL SEBASTIANS

#17 Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre

Best hotel for pets near Amsterdam Central Station

  • $$
  • 5km/0.31 miles from Amsterdam Central Station
  • 6-minute walk to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 2-minute taxi ride to Amsterdam Central Station
  • 3-minute tram ride to Amsterdam Central Station

Another great option if you want a hotel for pets near Amsterdam Central Station is Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre. All rooms come with air-conditioning, climate control, and coffee and tea facilities. Therefore, both you and your pet will be able to make the most of being in complete comfort!

Breakfast isn’t included in all the room rates, but it’s worth having as it’s buffet style and includes freshly squeezed orange juice. If you want to get active, take advantage of the hotel’s bike rental. If you prefer to relax and pamper yourself, there’s an on-site spa and wellness centre that will see to that.

CLICK HERE FOR AVAILABILITY – INNTEL HOTELS AMSTERDAM CENTRAL

There are almost 500 hotels near Amsterdam Central Station, but rest assured only the best have made it onto this list.

We hope that there’s something that suits your travel style close to Amsterdam Central Station on this extensive list.

If you’re umming and ahhing over which one to choose, keep it simple and go for the Mauro Mansion – the best hotel near Amsterdam Central Station.

These hostels are on the list for a reason – they’re very popular, so book as soon as you can to avoid disappointment! Whichever one you choose, we hope you have a splendid holiday.

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