The Freaknet Guide to

Where to Stay
Accommodation is scarce in Amsterdam, and it is always advisable to book ahead, even
in the off season.
For high-priced luxury hotels, try Expedia or
The Amsterdam Tourist Board has a selection of mid-range rooms.
For budget accommodation look at the list in the Rough Guide, and phone ahead.
If you do arrive in the city without a room booked, go to one of the Tourist Offices, where the staff will try to find you somewhere to stay, though you may end up miles out of town, or paying a fortune, or both.
  • Platform 2, Centraal Station (Mon-Sat 8am-8pm, Sun 9am-5pm)
  • Stationsplein, opposite Centraal Station (daily 9am-5pm)
  • Leidsestraat,off Leidseplein (Sun-Wed 9am-5pm, Thurs-Sat 9am-7pm)
When the Freaknet editorial team visit Amsterdam, we always stay in the
Hotel American (Leidsekade 97 - tel 556 3000), which we thoroughly recommend (if money is no object).