Luxury Hotels in Amsterdam
Amsterdam is one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities in Europe and is renowned for its canal-lined streets, warm hospitality, and rich culture. With its countless museums, galleries, and music venues, it is no wonder that it is one of the most popular destinations in Europe. This city has plenty of luxury offerings, and our Gurus have searched high and low to bring you the best of Amsterdam’s luxury hotels. From boutique hideaways to grand old dames and modern design-led hotels — there is something for every taste and budget. The best luxury hotels in Amsterdam are mostly located in the city centre, within easy walking distance of Amsterdam’s most popular attractions and renowned bars, cafes and restaurants. So why not take a look through our selection and start planning your next stay?
The Best Luxury Hotels in Amsterdam
Our top picks
- The College Hotel has long featured as one of our favourite hotels in Amsterdam. It's a hip property with stunning interiors converted from a 19th century school building. And with a nod to its past it continues to nurture young talent today; many of its staff come from a selection of hotel schools and are mentored and trained by experienced pros!
- Hotel Estherea is made up of a collection of 17th century townhouses right on one of the city's oldest canals. Rooms are individually designed but all the interiors boast an opulent feel with chandeliers, mahogany panelling and extravagant decor.
- Hotel Twenty Seven is a boutique property located in Dam Square. The interiors are moody and sexy with textured walls and luxury fabrics complemented by marble bathrooms. Luxurious and romantic.
For great value
- Looking for luxury, but don't want to break the bank? Book a room at Hotel Arena. Interiors are chic, bright and inviting with plenty of vintage furnishings, though the entry level rooms are a little small.
For a boutique stay
- Morgan & Mees oozes boutique chic from its minimalist monochrome interiors and nine rooms that feature cocomat beds and original artworks. Plus there's a smart bar and restaurant.
- The Pavilions Amsterdam, The Toren is a lavish boutique property set in two 17th century canal side townhouses. Romantic rooms and suites are decorated in moody hues with dramatic fabrics and an opulent atmosphere.
- The Dylan Hotel is another old favourite. It's a cool canalside property with contemporary interior design and a seriously good Michelin starred restaurant.
- The Conservatorium is one of the smartest stays in town, but they're happy to house your four legged friend too. Pets up to 34kg are permitted in suites only.
- Pulitzer Amsterdam will also allow you to stay with your pet. One small dog or cat is allowed per room.
For a swimming pool
- Pestana Amsterdam Riverside offers the perfect retreat after a day of sightseeing: a sleek urban spa with indoor pool.
- Hotel Okura offers top notch luxury with its smart accommodations, four restaurants (two with Michelin stars) and the Nagomi Spa with its huge indoor pool plus saunas and hot tub.
- Hotel de L'Europe is another has-it-all pick. You can expect Michelin starred dining, complimentary bikes for getting around town, beautiful interiors and a huge spa with indoor pool, hot tub, saunas and more.
For a balcony
- Amsterdam Prince Island by Yays is a boutique concept offering self contained canalside apartments. Some of the apartments share a balcony.
Hotel Arena Amsterdam 139 rooms from £129Foodies - Foodies are spoilt for choice at the hotel restaurant, with local and international dishes and a focus on fresh produceCity Style - Located in a beautiful heritage building on the outskirts of the city centre, this hotel has reams of local styleRomantic Break - Book a luxury suite with a freestanding bathtub for added indulgence on your next couples' getawayGreat walks - Explore Oosterpark, the pretty public park which neighbours the hotel, on a long walk
This chic, four-star hotel is located in a heritage property on the edge of Amsterdam's city centre. Rooms are bright and inviting with vintage design pieces; book a suite for beautifully appointed living space and panoramic views of the city or Oosterpark. Eat at the airy bistro; a charming hotel. See More
La Remise Amsterdam City Centre 3 rooms from £170Local exploring - This hotel is in a great location, close enough to visit all the main attractions while still being able to sleep peacefullyRomantic Break - Couples love this cosy B&B; book the Sud Room for a king-size bed with plush linensCity Style - With chic, contemporary interiors, this modern B&B has lots of city styleSights nearby - Stroll along to Dam Square, one of Amsterdam's central squares and within walking distance of the B&BRecommended by - Tablet
This unique, luxury bed & breakfast is located in Noorderstraat, Amsterdam. Rooms are dressed in a pastel palette and feature innovative design pieces, cosy soft furnishings and contemporary artworks; book the Sud Room for extra living space. Enjoy the complimentary breakfast; an intimate city stay. See More
Hotel V Fizeaustraat Amsterdam (Oost) 91 rooms from £171Families - This hotel is great for families travelling with children; book interconnected rooms to keep an eye on the little onesCity Style - With boutique interiors and a sleek, on-site bar and restaurant, this hotel has lots of chic city styleRomantic Break - The stylish design of this hotel is a hit with couples; book a luxury suite for a romantic fireplaceGreat walks - Enjoy great walks in Oosterpark, a large municipal park located close to the hotel and the oldest park in Amsterdam
This luxury, four-and-a-half star hotel is located close to Amstel station in Amsterdam. Rooms are warm and inviting, featuring wooden floors, boutique furnishings and industrial accents; book a suite for a cosy fireplace and king-size bed. Dine in the vibrant hotel restaurant; a stylish city stay. See More
Eric Vökel Amsterdam Suites Amsterdam City Centre 28 rooms from £177Local exploring - Located in a prime, central location in Amsterdam, these apartments make a great base for local exploringFamilies - These self-catering apartments are great for families travelling with childrenCity Style - With chic, designer interiors, this hotel has lots of contemporary city styleSights nearby - Visit the Basilica of St. Nicholas in Amsterdam's old town, a short distance from the hotel
This hotel offers luxury suites in the centre of Amsterdam, close to Amsterdam Centraal. Apartments have custom layouts and designer interiors with large windows and ample living space; book the penthouse suite for fantastic river views. Book a free breakfast kit online; a chic and modern city stay. See More
The College Hotel Amsterdam 40 rooms from £179Hotel Entertainment - The hotel bar, with atmospheric terrace and tasty cocktails has become an insider secret amongst the trendy young localsCity Style - An interesting and alluring hotel; the design, always slightly irregular or off beat gives it an eccelctic charmGroups - The hotel has five large function rooms and regularly hosts weddings, high teas and children birthdaysHistoric - Housed in a 1895 listed school building, the hotel is packed with characterRecommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet, Kiwi Collection, Michelin Travel
A four star boutique in Amsterdam's Fashion and Museum District. Welcomed by sensual interiors, the modern guest rooms are spacious and a great base for local exploring. Enjoy the Bar Lounge and the High Tea, a cocktail on the terrace and mouth watering dishes throughout the day. Vibrant and trendy. See More
The Wittenberg 1018 VL Amsterdam 115 rooms from £187Groups - With the option of two or three bedroom apartments complete with living areas and kitchens, these are ideal for a group getawayLocal exploring - The apartment style living is ideal for more independent travellers, and it's well located to easily access the famous sightsChic - Enjoy the best of both worlds with your very own 18th century Amsterdam apartment (with very chic modern interiors)Sights nearby - Head to the nearby Hortus Botanicus just across the canal, the world's oldest botanic garden
Hotel Twenty Eight Amsterdam (Oud Zuid) 56 rooms from £190Romantic Break - Book the studio for a cosy romantic getaway, with all the perks of a concierge service but the discretion of a private apartmentSelf catering - All accommodation types come with a fully equipped kitchen but there is also a restaurant for days you'd rather not cookFamilies - This hotel is a great option for families, with apartments designed to accommodate children including babiesCity Style - Located in the upmarket Amsterdam South neighbourhood, these luxury apartments have lots of city style
This apartment hotel offers boutique accommodation in upscale Amsterdam South. The individually designed, self-catering apartments offer a spacious living area and king-size beds; the two-bedroom apartment is great for families travelling with children. Unwind in the hotel sauna; a unique city stay. See More
Morgan & Mees Amsterdam (Westerpark) 9 rooms from £191Local exploring - Located close to the artsy neighbourhood of Jordaan, this hotel is perfectly placed for local exploring in AmsterdamCity Style - With contemporary interiors featuring designer furnishings and toiletries, this hotel has lots of chic city styleRomantic Break - Couples love this hotel's cool, modern feel; book the luxury suite for added indulgence on your romantic getawaySights nearby - Stroll down to Dam Square and visit the Royal Palace, a neoclassical gem and the setting for Dutch royal events
This cosy boutique hotel is located in the bohemian Amsterdam West district. Stylish guestrooms boast COCO-MAT beds, unique artwork and Marie Stella Maris toiletries; book the luxury suite for living space and a freestanding bathtub. Dine at the contemporary hotel restaurant; a chic city guesthouse. See More
Hotel Mercier Amsterdam 48 rooms from £193City Style - Nestled in the trendy Jordaan district of Amsterdam in a historic property, this hotel has reams of local styleLocal exploring - Located in a fashionable, central area of Amsterdam, this hotel makes the perfect base for local exploringRomantic Break - Couples love the hotel's chic, Art Deco style and the cosy hotel suitesSights nearby - Visit the Westerkerk, a famous 17th-century Dutch church located within walking distance of the hotelRecommended by - Tablet
Located in a heritage building in Jordaan, the Hotel Mercier has been lovingly restored, offering rooms with an Art Deco style, unique artworks and vintage furnishings; the best suite offers split-level living. Relax with coffee and cake at the Ons Huis café. A smart hotel. See More
Hotel Estheréa Amsterdam 91 rooms from £195Full of character - The feel is much like you've stepped into a period drama with patterned wallpaper, detailed fabrics, & not a hint of uniformityLocal exploring - Set on the oldest canal on the city in the heart of the historic centre and surrounded by hip shops, cafes and restaurantsIntimate - The hotel may be large, but it is a family-run affair and that really shows in the genuinely friendly serviceHistoric - Set in a beautiful seventeenth-century building on Amsterdam’s oldest canal, the SingelRecommended by - Frommers, Michelin Travel
17th century townhouses make up this boutique hotel on Amsterdam's oldest canal. Chandeliers, mahogany panelling and extravagant decor adorn the rooms. Large suites are all unique with luxurious fabrics and vibrant wallpapers. Breakfast is worth waking up for; drinks at the bar worth staying up for. See More
Mokum Suites Amsterdam City Centre 2 rooms from £195Local exploring - Located close to the city centre and the main attractions, this B&B makes a great base for local exploringCity Style - Situated in a heritage property in the charming canal district, this hotel has lots of local styleRomantic Break - The hotel's contemporary, stylish suites are great for a romantic couples' getawaySights nearby - Stroll through town to Dam Square, Amsterdam's lively central plaza and home to the Royal Palace, a neoclassical gemRecommended by - Great Small Hotels
This unique B&B is located a heritage property in the heart of Amsterdam's canal district. Suites are contemporary, featuring chic design pieces and homely soft furnishings; book the airy Star Suite for high ceilings, original architectural details and pretty canal views. A charming city bolt-hole. See More
The Pavilions Amsterdam, The Toren Amsterdam 40 rooms from £198Romantic Break - Rooms are equal parts boudoir as they are bedroom and bathrooms feature hot tub baths - very romanticCity Style - Enjoy cocktails at the lively bar before an evening exploring the vibrant restaurants and barsSights nearby - Dam Square, the Royal Palace and several museums are within walking distance of the hotelClose to nightlife - Set in the Jordaan area there is a wide range of restaurants and typical Amsterdam cafésRecommended by - Frommers, Michelin Travel, Tablet
Lavish boutique encompassing two 17th-century canal-side townhouses in central Amsterdam. Romantic rooms and suites are decorated in moody hues with rich fabrics and theatrical details. Enjoy a cocktail at the bar (where breakfast is served) or small bites in the lounge. A great city crashpad. See More
Pestana Amsterdam Riverside Amsterdam (Oud Zuid) 154 rooms from £202City Style - Situated in a heritage building on the canalside in central Amsterdam, this hotel has lots of city styleRomantic Break - Book the romantic Mezzanine Suite for your next couples' getaway and enjoy a freestanding bathtubLocal exploring - With a privileged location in De Pijp, this hotel is perfectly located for local exploringLuxury - The large swimming pool and spa offer some extra luxury at this chic stay
This five-star luxury hotel is located in De Pijp, Amsterdam. Guests can choose between rooms in the historic municipal building or contemporary studios at River House. Interiors are elegant and modern with crisp white linens; book the penthouse suite for charming heritage details. A chic city stay. See More
Dutch Masters Amsterdam 9 rooms from £207Families - These self-catering apartments are perfect for families travelling with children; kids under 2 stay for freeLocal exploring - Located in the historic centre of Amsterdam, these apartments are the perfect base for local exploringCity Style - Situated in a heritage building in the city centre, this hotel has lots of city styleLocal markets - Get up early and take a trip to the Amsterdam Flower Market, a beautiful display of plants and flowers
This hotel offers luxury, self-catering apartments in the historic centre of Amsterdam. Interiors are based on famous Dutch artists and boast heritage features like detailed ceilings and large windows, as well as unique design pieces. Book the Van Gogh suite for a private terrace; a chic city hotel. See More
De Witt Hotel Amsterdam 274 rooms from £207Short break - Located just across the way from Centraal Station, this is a convenient choice for a fly-by city breakIntimate - The 5pm Wine Hour (offering free wine and snacks) becomes genuinely relaxed and chattyCity Style - A chic design hotel complete with atmospheric bar and a lively restaurantArtworks - Enjoy the hotel's collection of ever-changing artworks by Dutch talents
A sleek hotel occupying two 17th-century hotels just minutes from the Centraal Station. Rooms vary slightly in design but all follow a blue and white scheme, and have wooden floors and luxurious bathrooms. American comfort food is served in Wyers restaurant and there's a lively cocktail bar too. See More
Hotel Okura, Amsterdam Amsterdam 300 rooms from £2395* Luxury - For those who want all the luxury trimmings this is a great option with standout service, fine dining, and a spaFoodies - Two Michelin awarded restaurants, with the Ciel Bleu being the flagship with its impressive two Michelin starsSwimming Pool - The hotel boasts the city's largest swimming pool - suitable for unwinding in or doing some morning lapsViews - The higher you go, the better the views. It is worth booking one of the suites to enjoy these
The Okura is the pinnacle of luxury. With a vast variety of rooms and suites, all lavishly decorated with stunning views of the city, the Okura will cater to your every need. There is an extensive spa onsite, and a selection of 4 restaurants two of which hold Michelin stars. A has-it-all stay. See More
Ambassade Hotel Amsterdam 58 rooms from £274Writing a novel - A favourite amongst writers; signed copies of famous author's books adorn the library, perfect for some inspiration!Traditional - Stretching through 11 canal houses, this is a resplendent stay with original art and antiques a-plentyMuseums - Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk Museum are all walking distanceHistoric - For more than half a century this was the go-to hotel for Dutch publishersRecommended by - Fodors, Frommers, Good Hotel Guide, Michelin Travel
17th Century waterfront hotel in the heart of Amsterdam's canal district. A clever conversion of 11 canal houses, rooms are Louis XVI in style, filled with traditional antiques and complemented with modern art. There's fine dining at Brasserie Ambassade and drinks in the library. A city gem. See More
Amsterdam Prince Island by YAYS Amsterdam City Centre 26 rooms from £274Local exploring - This hotel is in a great location, far enough from the centre to avoid noise but close enough to visit the main attractionsFamilies - These large, two-bedroom apartments are great for families travelling with children, and offer ample living spaceCity Style - Located on the site of a heritage church on the canalside, this hotel has lots of local styleSights nearby - Enjoy spectacular, 360 degree views of the city from the A'DAM Lookout, a 20-storey viewing platform
This boutique hotel offers self-contained apartments on the canalside in Bickerseiland. The apartments are great for families or groups, with multiple, cosy bedrooms and separate living space, plus self-catering facilities. Book a comfort suite for a shared terrace; a stylish city break. See More
The Hoxton, Amsterdam Amsterdam 111 rooms from £320Groups - There's the option of private dining or curated parties in The Apartment — a great option for a special occasion as a groupLocal exploring - Located on The Nine Streets, you’ve got some of the city’s best restaurants and stores within minutes of the hotelCity Style - With hip urban style, a central location, and a buzzy brasserie — this is a trendy city baseDesigner Shopping - The hotel is just steps from the Negen Straatjes shopping quarter
A retro-chic hotel in the heart of the city. Spacious rooms feature sink-into beds, parquet floors, wood panelling and luxurious bathrooms. There are hotel bikes to rent, a very good restaurant and a lively bar. Just a stroll from many of the major sights and set on one of the prettiest canals. See More
Andaz Amsterdam Amsterdam 122 rooms from £328Contemporary - Modern touches make for easy living with work spaces, numerous sockets, & a tv that accesses the hotel's video art collectionDesigner - Designed and decorated by Marcel Wanders who has let his imagination run wild in keeping with the Andaz's whimsical designCity Style - Andaz always does city chic just right with flamboyant design, luxe touches, and well-trained staffSights nearby - The Anne Frank House, Wester Church, Royal Palace, and the Red Light District are all nearbyRecommended by - Tablet, Kiwi Collection
A spectacular five-star hotel, the ultimate in fantastical design. The suites, garden, spa, restaurant, bar and library are designer showcases — fish head centrepieces, chandeliers, ornate cornicing, murals, porcelain, metallic gold etc. Canalside-cool and splendour for a unique city stay. See More
The Dylan Hotel Amsterdam 40 rooms from £345City Style - A wonderfully balanced design hotel with the perfect mix of style and practicality, ideally set within the grachtengordelFoodies - Michelin starred Vinkeles restaurant serves impeccable cuisine and the lounge bar is one of the hottest spots in the cityClose to nightlife - Located on one of the city's most beautiful canals, packed with chic cafes, hip bars and trendy restaurantsBoutique - A chic boutique stay where period charm perfectly meets contemporary stylingRecommended by - I Escape, Tablet, Frommers, Kiwi Collection, Small Luxury Hotels, Michelin Travel
Sofitel Legend Amsterdam the Grand Amsterdam 177 rooms from £3775* Luxury - With chic contemporary design, a butler service, a spa, and even a horse-drawn carriage — you'll wish for nothing hereFamilies - Infant beds and cots are free and there is a babysitting and childcare service making this an easy choice for familiesHistoric - The hotel is housed in an erstwhile Admiralty building (dating from the 17th century)Local exploring - Right in the heart of town, on the edge of the Red Light DistrictRecommended by - Tablet, Fodors, Frommers, Kiwi Collection
A grand five-star hotel located in the heart of the city. Despite being set in a 17th -century building, interiors are modern and stylish. Spacious rooms and suites have plenty of light, retro furniture, and most have bathtubs. With fine dining, a spa, and butler service - this is luxury defined. See More
Pulitzer Amsterdam Amsterdam 225 rooms from £429Romantic Break - Beautiful accommodation, splendid cuisine and one of Europe's finest cities on your doorstep — perfect for a romantic getawayCity Style - An achingly cool and contemporary spot, set within 25 linked canal houses dating back to the 17th centurySights nearby - The Royal Palace, Dam Square and Leidesplein are some of the many attractions just a short distance awayRestaurant - Jansz serves a fine menu of newly imagined modern classics.Recommended by - Tablet, Mr & Mrs Smith
Pulitzer Amsterdam consists of 25 interlinked 17th and 18th century canal houses offering luxurious accommodation in the city's centre. They combine modern and traditional Dutch architecture to give it a classical fresh feel and their superb Jansz restaurant is a must visit. A top-notch city stay! See More
Seven One Seven Hotel Amsterdam 9 rooms from £456Local exploring - Location lends itself nicely to exploring the city whether you want to explore the nearby museums, restaurants or designer shopsTotal relaxation - Relax and recharge in this homely hotel, afternoon tea in the library, and an evening glass or two of wineDesigner - Interiors by former owner, the fashion designer Kees van der Valk — this is a very stylish stayOutstanding location - Overlooking Amsterdam's most beautiful canal, PrinsengrachtRecommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, Kiwi Collection, Michelin Travel
A grand 17th-century sugar trader's residence oozing with old-world charm on the UNESCO canal network. Marble floors, oak panelling and beautiful paintings adorn the rooms. Enjoy breakfast in the dining room, relax with a book in the antique-filled sitting room or explore the city with ease. See More
Hotel Twenty Seven Amsterdam City Centre 16 rooms from £499Local exploring - Perched on one of Amsterdam's central squares, this hotel is the perfect base for local exploringRomantic Break - Book a luxury suite with a private hot tub for added indulgence on your next couples' getawayCity Style - Located in a beautifully restored heritage building, this hotel has lots of chic city styleSights nearby - Visit the Royal Palace, used by the Dutch Royal House; tours are available, the hotel can book ahead for youRecommended by - Small Luxury Hotels
This boutique hotel is located in Dam Square, in the heart of Amsterdam's city centre. Suites are opulent, featuring textured walls and luxury prints in a regal palette; book a signature suite for stylish living space and breathtaking city views. Enjoy a cocktail in the cosy bar; an exclusive hotel. See More
Hotel de L'Europe Amsterdam 111 rooms from £515Luxury - For serious luxury pick one of the Dutch Masters suites, luxury artists’ lofts with replicas of paintings from the RijksmuseumFoodies - Four restaurants serve up something for everyone, from Bord’Eau's two Michelin stars to Freddy’s BarLocal exploring - It’s hard to get more central than the De L’Europe Amsterdam, on the banks of the AmstelGood wine list - Bord'Eau has an impressive wine collection with over 850 bottlesRecommended by - Tablet, Kiwi Collection
A five-star hotel set on Amstel's banks with Michelin-starred restaurants and a state-of-the-art spa. Decadent traditional living areas lead up to opulent rooms and suites. Rich wallpapers, marble bathrooms, mahogany furniture, and Old Master replicas. Undeniably one of the city's grand dames. See More
Breitner House Amsterdam 2 rooms from £516City Style - A private home with beatifully ornate interiors and the owner present to give you personalised city tipsTownhouse - The house is decorated with period antiques, original fireplaces and Italian chandeliers, and brocadesHistoric - Once home of a celebrated 19th-century Dutch artist, the building still keeps its lavish designLuxury - Touches such as the exceptional champagne breakfast make this a very luxurious stay
Expect champagne breakfasts and architectural treasures in this elegant and romantic boutique hôtel. Just two exquisite suites in this fascinating and beautiful house where impressionists such as George Breitner and Isaac Israel worked in these splendid rooms. An unforgettable treat. See More
Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam 129 rooms from £582Architectural - A grand 19th century building that's been artfully turned into a modern hotel without losing the building's original character5* Luxury - With a spoiling spa, healthy dining, a chic lobby lounge, and standout service — this ticks all the luxury criteriaLocal exploring - Well positioned bang in between Museumplein and Amsterdam’s chicest fashion streetMuseums - The Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and Stedelijk Museum are right next doorRecommended by - Tablet, Kiwi Collection
A homage to modern design in the centre of Amsterdam. Huge open rooms, minimalist furniture, and natural light. There are the option of two very good restaurants, an indoor pool, and a spoiling spa. Located in the heart of Museum Square district this is both a convenient and indulgent choice. See More