Amsterdam

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Amsterdam which includes heritage architecture, street scenes and night scenes
Wander around a fairy-tale lattice of canals and captivating neighborhoods, where old-world charm is fused with modern luxury and world-famous nightlife.

Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ capital city and an important European hub with a rich and multicultural character. Explore the historic harborside and admire the distinctive 19th-century architecture of the tall, narrow buildings that huddle over meandering canals. Forming a U-shape around the historic port, the city’s medieval center features charming façades that front boutique stores, art galleries, coffee shops and atmospheric bars.

The city’s best-known area is its Old Center, which is crisscrossed with arched stone bridges and cobblestone streets. Explore Dam Square and its historic landmarks, including the neoclassical Royal Palace, the Gothic Nieuwe Kerk (New Church) and the National Monument that honors victims of World War II. The square is adjacent to the city’s notorious Red Light District. The neighboring districts of Plantage and the Canal Ring feature beautifully preserved buildings from the 17th and 19th centuries, as well as leafy parks and tree-lined canals. Check out the Jewish Heritage Museum and the Amsterdam Botanic Gardens nearby Waterlooplein. A short walk will bring you to the Artis Zoo and a selection of fascinating museums. Popular museums are Stedelijk, the Van Gogh Museum and Hermitage Amsterdam.

Discover the renewed district of Jordaan, where a former working-class neighborhood transformed into a chic area for galleries, cafés and shops. Further south from here is Amsterdam’s Museum Quarter. Stretch out on the grassy lawns of Vondelpark with a cold beer or peruse the stalls at Albert Cuyp Market. Grab a table in the hip De Pijp district to experience fantastic multicultural cuisine.

Explore the city on a scenic canal boat tour or rent a bicycle to experience the streets the true Dutch way. Don’t miss trying local sweets, such as stroopwafels and licorices. Amsterdam has a fast and reliable public transit network that is comprised of buses, trams and trains. Reach the picturesque harbor city by plane to Schiphol Airport, on a cruise ship or via intercity train from several major hubs in Europe. Visit in summer to experience the city’s lively peak period or in winter to enjoy the romance of the snow-dusted Old Center.

Where to stay in Amsterdam

citizenM Schiphol Airport Hotel
citizenM Schiphol Airport Hotel
4 out of 5
Jan Plezierweg 2, Schiphol, 1118 BB
The price is ₹9,465 per night from 18 Dec to 19 Dec
₹9,465
per night
18 Dec - 19 Dec
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Schiphol. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,430 reviews)
Nice.place.perfect for tansit or early start
"We had the option of a stupidly early flight from heathrow to make our connecting flight or fly from City the nigh before and stay at Citizen M . We made the right choce, walkabke from.the terminal even with full baggage. Comfortable, nice.enviroment and great staff. Relaxed start to a long day of ..."

Reviewed on 4 Dec 2022

citizenM Schiphol Airport Hotel
Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam
Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam
4 out of 5
Damrak 1-5, Amsterdam, 1012 LG
The price is ₹16,323 per night from 13 Dec to 14 Dec
₹16,323
per night
13 Dec - 14 Dec
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Amsterdam. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
"Amazing stay, all the staff are very friendly and helpful. From concierge, front desk and restaurant staff. Came here near christmas time, the decoration was so beautiful. Love it!! Location also great, convenient and close to restaurants."

Reviewed on 5 Dec 2022

Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam
Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre
Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre
4 out of 5
Nieuwezijds Kolk 19, Amsterdam, 1012 PV
The price is ₹13,487 per night from 22 Dec to 23 Dec
₹13,487
per night
22 Dec - 23 Dec
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Amsterdam. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa and breakfast. Popular attractions Dam Square and Anne Frank House are located ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,005 reviews)
"Really enjoyed our stay!"

Reviewed on 6 Dec 2022

Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Corendon Apartments Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Hotel
Corendon Apartments Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Hotel
4 out of 5
285 Schipholweg, Badhoevedorp, NH, 1171 PL
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Badhoevedorp. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 bars/lounges and a rooftop terrace. Popular attractions Dam Square and Van ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (103 reviews)
Mostly good.
"Staff was nice, room was clean and well stocked (fridge, silverware, oven). Pool was very nice, location next to the airport was good. The negatives; we stayed in the "apartments" area and the halls looked pretty dirty / worn (they were clean I think, just lots of stains). Parking was over 17 Euro ..."

Reviewed on 26 Nov 2022

Corendon Apartments Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Hotel
YAYS Amsterdam Maritime
YAYS Amsterdam Maritime
4 out of 5
Oostenburgergracht 73, Amsterdam, 1018 NC
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in Amsterdam. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (591 reviews)
"Large rooms great location"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2022

YAYS Amsterdam Maritime
YAYS Amsterdam Docklands
YAYS Amsterdam Docklands
4 out of 5
65 Cruquiusweg, Amsterdam, NH, 1019 AT
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Amsterdam. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Dam Square and ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (75 reviews)
"Quite place and easy bike ride to central Amsterdam"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2022

YAYS Amsterdam Docklands
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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