5 Affordable Hostels in Amsterdam

Updated On October 2, 2023
Amsterdam bicycles and windmill

Do you fancy the cities located on the water?

Can’t you live without tulip fields?

Is Van Gogh your favorite artist?

To see all of these in one city, you need to go to Amsterdam.

Don’t let financial constraints stop you.

We have selected 6 inexpensive but cozy places for you to live, rest after a busy day, and enjoy the unique atmosphere.

Shelter City Christian Hostel

If you prefer to live in a friendly hostel, then Shelter City Hostel is the right place.

You’ll be met with Christian hospitality.

The hostel is close to Central Station, Dam Square, and the Red Light District.

There’s a cozy café, where you can hang out, relax, and play with the hostel’s cat.

No, that’s not the only attraction here.

The hostel has the outside garden with a giant fish-pond and a comfy chill-out area with sofas.

Need to work while traveling?

Not a problem.

There are free computers for guests to use.

The Shelter City offers 2 to 18 beds in the rooms, free lockers, and 24/7 reception/security.

You can stay here by yourself or with a group: the prices are flexible.

Red Light District Amsterdam
Red Light District Amsterdam

Stayokay Stadsdoelen

Are you a coffee shopaholic?

Than the Stayokay Stadsdoelen is your perfect accommodation.

The hostel based in the heart of the city next to the famous Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

Luggage and bike storage, bar, restaurant, and free Wi-Fi are available for guests.

Travel by yourself?

Here you can choose any kind of accommodations like shared and private rooms for two, four or six persons.

And there’s a special offer for families too – large family rooms.

No matter what activity you choose – to visit the Hermitage Amsterdam or famous Sex museum – you won’t get bored.

The breakfast could be ordered, travel instructions would be made, the great mood would be provided.

You’ll get good memories and unique photos. 

Coffee machine
Coffee machine

Train Lodge Hostel

If you love road life just the way we do, then go for it to Amsterdam’s Train Lodge Hostel.

These original train carriages used to be part of the Zürich-Rome night train.

The Hostel is located on a real train, so you can feel the comfort and atmosphere of the road life.

Prefer not to share the room with strangers?

Book a Private compartment or a room for 3 to 6 people.

There’s enough place for all: a lonely tourist, family or 32 friends.

You’ll be offered free Wi-Fi, bed linen, reception 24/7, shower, and toilets, of course, and air-conditioned rooms.

Riding a bike is the best way to see all the sights of Amsterdam.

Therefore, you can easily rent it right next to the Train Lodge.

This unique place will surely be remembered.


Generator Hostels Amsterdam

Do you prefer living next to the park?

Generator Hostel is the right place.

The hostel is located between the Ooster park and the Amsterdam zoo.

It’s the best place for hiking amateurs.

Ride your bicycle along the café-lined waterways, visit the most creative shops around De Pijp, and try a few cold Dutch beers.

The hostel offers to stay in a private room (for two) or share accommodation with other tourists (for two and six).

You can enjoy the comforts like a kitchen and lounge area, full-length mirror, bedside lamps, and bunks with privacy boards.

You’ll be offered the best places to visit and get discounts to some restaurants.

The holidays in Amsterdam will definitely be stylish.

Lemur in the Amsterdam zoo
Lemur in the Amsterdam zoo

Ecomama Hostel Amsterdam

Like to feel relaxed, when traveling?

Stay in Ecomama hostel and make a positive impact.

It’s like you’ve come to your mum’s house.

There are double deluxe rooms, family rooms, 5, 8, and 12-bedrooms for any budget.

All dorms offer multiple power-outlets and large luggage lockers.

They inspire you with a family-style dinner twice a week.

There’s also a great infrastructure – store-front café, bakery, work-place, cocktail bar, reading room, and tanning lounge.

Ecomama hostel is located near HortusBotanicus Amsterdam and Micropia museum.

The Hostel guests note great atmosphere, stunning facilities, clean rooms, and welcoming staff.


Hostelle – Female Only Hostel

Are you going on a hen-party?

Enjoy the Hostile!

It’s for female travelers only.

What on earth can be better than coming to breakfast in your pajamas and no make-up?

No one will stare (but your girlies).

It’s clean and equipped with beautifully decorated rooms.

Here you can relax and concentrate on the Amsterdam views only.

There are shelves, reading lights and sockets in all rooms.

Here you can do whatever you want!

If reading is your priority, take your luxury magazine to the garden and grab your breakfast with you.

Take library books, board games and have a great time with your female friends.

Having fun with your smartphone is not so fun anymore.

Post on Instagram and put aside to enjoy the reality.

The Hostelle offers non-smoking rooms, free luggage storage, free lockers, and padlocks, a common and relax area.

In a self-service kitchen, you’ll find all the needed utensils to create culinary masterpieces yourself.

This time must be special.

A girl in the street
A girl in the street

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