4 of the Best hotels in Amsterdam's Museumkwartier

If art and music are at the top of your checklist, you'll want to opt for one of the best hotels in Amsterdam's Museumkwartier, the city's cultural heart. Clustered around Museumplein – around 3km from Centraal Station - the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Stedelijk Museum are among the world's greatest treasuries of visual arts, while the new Moco Museum adds a cutting edge collection of street art to the neighbourhood's cultural portfolio. Nearby, the magnificent Concertgebouw with its superb acoustics offers world-class classical music and opera in a splendid setting.

RijksmuseumFlickr use Fred Romero

Anyone looking for a spot of hedonism to balance all this highbrow culture will find Amsterdam's most vibrant multi-cultural street food scene on Albert Cuypstraat, just a short walk from the best hotels in Museumkvartier. There's nightlife and café society aplenty across the Singelgracht, and for a breath of fresh air the wide green Vondelpark is just two blocks away.

The Four Best Hotels in Amsterdam's Museumkwartier

For contemporary style

Conservatorium Hotel

  • Conservatorium pleases design-conscious guests with big, airy rooms, naturally lit by huge windows. Bars, restaurants and spa add to its appeal.
  • Hotel JL No76 is a chic city oasis. Contemporary style is the perfect complement to nearby modern art collections.

For great value

Park Hotel

  • Piet Hein Hotel offers unpretentious accommodation beside leafy Vondelpark, an easy walk from Museumplein.
  • Discreet charm is the keynote of the Park Hotel. Low-key elegance makes it the ideal base for a cultural city break

Still not sure which of the best hotels in Amsterdam's Museumkwartier to book? Widen the net to include neighbouring De Pijp or all of our Amsterdam recommendations.

  • Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam 129 rooms from £217

    Conference facilities
    Business meetings
    Air conditioningSpaRestaurantSwimming PoolPet friendlyDisabled accessParking
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Kiwi Collection

    A homage to modern design in the centre of Amsterdam. Huge open rooms, minimalist furniture, and natural light. Bars, restaurants, and a large spa. See More

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  • Hotel JL No76 Amsterdam 39 rooms from £162

    City Style
    Sights nearby  -  Near all the museums.
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Air conditioningRestaurantGardenNo pets
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Tablet

    An urban-chic destination in downtown Amsterdam. Funky modern art designs and a lively restaurant. Its understated style and casual ambience is perfect for families or a relaxed city break. See More

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  • Park Hotel Amsterdam Amsterdam 189 rooms from £147

    Meeting Room  -  The meeting an conference rooms boast 700sqm of space - all rooms decorated to energise and inspire any occasion.
    Restaurant  -  Award-winning MOMO restaurant offers Pan-Asian cuisine.
    City Style  -  Great position for museums & designer shopping.
    Lively  -  Great vibe in MOMO's cocktail bar.
    Air conditioningRestaurantGardenPet friendlyDisabled accessViewsParking
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Fodors, Michelin Travel

    Understated elegance in this hotel with its striking modern designs. An award-winning restaurant and plethora of different spaces for private events or conferences make it ideal for business travellers or those on a stylish city break. See More

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  • Piet Hein Hotel Amsterdam (Vossiusstraat) 81 rooms from £114

    Great walks  -  Overlooking Vondelpark, the ideal spot for a picnic.
    Air conditioningGardenDisabled accessNo pets

    A no nonsense hotel located in the very centre of Amsterdam's beating heart. Overlooking leafy Vondelpark and a few hundred metres from the city's designer shops and museums. Modern rooms are decorated in natural palettes. See More

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Written by Robin Gauldie

posted Monday, 17th February 2020