Top 17 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Amsterdam's City Center - Updated 2022

airbnb amsterdam city center

Amsterdam is enduringly one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations, with visitors picking it for weekend breaks, longer holidays and many even choosing it as a place to move to. The welcoming nature of Holland, and particularly its capital, make it a city where you can quickly and easily find your feet. And of course, it’s beautiful, too - the mix of canals, brilliant architecture, and galleries, make the perfect setting for a city with accessible amenities and where your language, whatever it may be, is likely to be spoken. Also, you’ll find here a vibrant food scene, where food markets are aplenty and food establishments are almost everywhere, including vegan restaurants. So we know why we want to go; the question that remains is, where do we stay once there? Well, lucky for you, we’ve picked the best Airbnbs in Amsterdam, take a look and make your booking today!

1. Chic cosmopolitan room for rent from 77 USD (from USD 86)

This room is on the upper floor of a two-floor apartment owned by a Brazilian-American couple, underlining the friendly nature of the city. They’re keen to meet and talk with their guests as much as is comfortable, and it gives the whole experience a genuinely welcoming feel. The room is comfortable and well-equipped, and served by a separate bathroom; you also have full use of the refrigerator downstairs.

Charming quite room with fast Wifi
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
415 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you find everything you need for comfortable stay even tea or cofee wich is offered
no shower supplies so definitely make sure you bring your on body wash shampoo and etc
definitely recommend rosie’s room and had a great stay
rosie was very welcoming and the apartment is beautiful with lovely art work on the walls
the room was comfortable and quiet
all very clean and nicely decorated
everything was super clean and in order
the room is really clean and fashionable
the shared bathroom is quite clean and pretty
the room was nice clean and the bed was soft
she was quick to respond kind and a very great host
she was extremely accommodating welcoming and friendly
rosie was a lovely host
matt was super helpful and friendly
rosie is a nice host taking care that you have everything you need
rosie's place is located in a great location
ideal location away from the busyness but close enough to not have to stress about transportation
great location and pleasant stay
again great location rent a bike
the location of the apartment was perfect
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2. Room in a family house from 77 USD (from USD 84)

One of the best Airbnbs in Amsterdam, this room on the ground floor of a family house can be summed up in one word: cosy. It’s perfect for travelers who want to settle in quickly and feel looked after - the hosts will go out of their way to ensure you feel that way, and are full of useful advice on how to approach your stay in the city. It sleeps two people, and is ideal for business travelers or couples on a weekend break.

The Room Downstairs - Free parking
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
319 reviews  Wifi Available
Room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful typical house with all comforts breakfast included
bed very sleepable that you feel like sleeping for hours
bed rooms are beautiful with incredibly comfortable beds
we stayed for four nights at the room downstairs and were made to feel very welcome
we had a great stay at marta in the downstairs room
bathroom always clean and confortable
the place was absolutely clean and really cozy
the place was clean and very nice
place is clean n room is so nice
the restroom was also clean
my host made us feel welcomed
she was a fantastic host and was easily reachable
wonderful place and the owner is soooo kind
marta was a great host
marta is a great host n she’s keeping us company
the bus ride from central station was easy just one bus to get there
we warmly recommand the location
the location is great just a short bus ride from the center of amsterdam
good location and access to local transport
the location is great and it was very easy to get to the central
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3. Room on the 12th floor, near Rembrandtpark from 35 USD (from USD 57)

To see a beautiful city in all its glory, it’s sometimes necessary to get up above it. That’s why cityscape photos are so popular, and why the 12th-floor apartment in which you’ll find this room is such a perfect base from which to experience Amsterdam. The bedroom features a king size bed; the host is a fount of knowledge when it comes to the best places to go and the best things to see in his city. Additionally, It is one of the cheap Airbnbs in Amsterdam that will let you save your money for other things.

Comfortable SKY ROOM 12th floor
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
316 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sunrise and sunset view from the room was stunning
big bed with a nice view and solid amenities
spacious room and bed with beautiful view to the park
the apartment has a really nice view
rick's apartment boasts an absolutely wonderful view with clean rooms nice breakfast comfortable beds etc
everything was very clean
the apartment is really clean and immaculate
the house is clean warm and quite
the flat was spotless and very comfortable
amazingly clean very high quality apartment
the host is very nice and accommodating
rick was a great host and super welcoming
great apartment and great host
sweet host and nice apartment
rick is a lovely host and i'd highly recommend staying here :)
location is a little far from central amsterdam but still easy to access with public transportation or biking
the location is excellent very close to public transport
beautiful location in rembrandtpark lots of food close by
nice location and the airport is only 10 minutes from lelylaan station which is within reasonable walking distance
park is super to walk through and very close
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4. Lovely hideout in the middle of Amsterdam (from USD 139)

This apartment that accommodates two is situated just a few blocks from the Prinsengracht. The studio is on the first floor of a typical Amsterdam house. Tiny, but comfortable, there is a double bed, a bathroom with a shower, space to hang up clothes, and provisions to make tea or coffee. Residing in this unit, you have views of Amsterdam and part of the canal. Ideally situated for transport, you are less than a minute’s walk away from the buses, taxis and tram stop. Even getting to and from the airport at Leidseplein is easy, as there is a bus service that runs the route. The place is typical of the city center and there are clubs in the area, so expect to hear and experience the vibrant sounds of city life.

Lovely hideout in the middle of AMS
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
541 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
that said i highly recommend this room
with ear plugs and the fan running for white noise it was doable
loved the barrier-free shower style and we had everything we needed
fleur is incredibly friendly and the room was perfect
the place was clean and tidy
super clean and great for two people
this apartment was so cozy it was very clean and smelled nice
the room is small but was very clean and in a great location
the apartment was very small but well cared for and fairly clean
fleur is a amazing host
fleur is an excellent host
fleur is such a good host
she is a wonderful host & gave some great suggestions of local bars and restaurants
thank you for being an amazing host we would love to visit again
excellent location for exploring amsterdam
cute place in a great location in amsterdam
great location and cozy place
the location is central and everything is easily walkable
apartment is cute and very central
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5. Top location - Canalhouse B&B - Jordaan (from USD 85)

This room is located in a boutique hotel in the Jordaan and it has one bedroom, one bed, and a private bathroom. Situated on the canal, it only takes five minutes to walk to Centraal Station. Complimentary coffee can be taken at any time in the morning, if you wish to relax. You have privacy, but it is a safe place to stay. Ideally, you can walk almost everywhere you need to go in the downtown area.

You have access to pocket Wi-Fi and an EV charger. There is heating and paid parking is available, off the premises. Longterm stays are allowed. The rental does not allow smoking, private parties, or events. No pets are allowed and it’s not ideal for children under the age of 12.

TOP LOCATED Canalhouse B&B Jordaan
228 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room was nice and lots of natural light
the room is quite small but fit me fine
the top room is small but comfortable only wifi did not really work
room was the perfect size and would stay again no question
there was a large chair/ mini sofa in the room to read or relax
small but super clean and comfortable
very clean and well equipped
the apartment is spotless clean
everything its ok the place very clean and comfortable
everything was clean and the room was what it was said to be
riks is a great host
riks was very friendly
very welcoming nice host nice room
riks explained everything to us - nice host
riks is very friendly and helpful too
fantastic central location in amsterdam
great room close to the central station
the location is really close to the train station which is nice when you're new to the city
the location is the highlight of this place
beautiful canals all within walking distance
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6. A modern houseboat with an equipped kitchen (from USD 209)

Enjoy a unique stay in Amsterdam by choosing this modern houseboat that has everything you may need throughout your holiday. Equipped with two bedrooms and one bathroom, the houseboat is ideal for four people. From the dining table, you can indulge in your breakfast while admiring the view of the Amstel River. The kitchen comes with all the appliances to help you cook up a tasty meal. There is also a living room for you to relax in. To enjoy the sun, the best place is the terrace.

Amsterdam Houseboat 'Centre'
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
855 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amenities on board the boat was good and the wifi was sufficiently fast
the wifi was great inside the boat but intermittent on the rooftop deck
nice little touches to the apartment like a coffee machine and tea bags were great little extras
the best apartment to rent in amsterdam
nice houseboat lots of room near tram shops etc
it was clean and a wonderful experience
the place is wonderful and very clean
very clean and close to everything
great location prompt communication super nice and clean accommodations and overall an unforgettable experience
the place is clean and location is fantastic
dann is friendly and approachable throughout the whole experience
thank you for hosting us
the hosts were nice and nearby if required
daan was a great host and we really enjoyed staying in his houseboat
they are very helpful
fantastic location everything you need close by
the location in center city is ideal for walking or using public transportation
location is perfect for sightseeing
the location was perfect walking distance to all the sites
very nice and central place
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7. Private attic studio with roof terrace (from USD 89)

This private room, with access to a smoke-friendly roof terrace, comes with nice views of the city. The private room is a small attic studio that sleeps up to two people. This comfortable space includes a private bathroom with a rain shower attachment. Further, if you wish to cater for yourself, the unit has a small kitchen equipped with a fridge and a microwave. For your convenience, there is a dining table which you can also use as a workspace. Television is provided for your entertainment, as is free WiFi.Within 30-minutes by foot and ferry, you will find yourself in the buzzing main city streets. Your unit is located close to the hustle and bustle, yet set in a calm and very hip area of town. Free breakfast is served in the studio daily. Laundry can be arranged for with the host, where it will be done in the main house.

Private Attic Studio/Roofterrace
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
616 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful fresh big breakfast with bakery breads grains eggs juice coffee/tea every morning
breakfast was terrific and was enough for a lunch and snacks later on
very cozy and warm up in the attic
breakfast included highly recommended
we were particularly impressed by the shower room and the breakfast served each morning
very clean place with comfortable bed
the place was so clean smelled lovely
clean well-appointed gezellig apartment
the room was very clean and was a great place to stay
the attic is beautiful and clean
great host so helpful
kim&daniel are the best hosts
daniel and kim are fantastic hosts
kim and daniel are wonderful hosts
thank you kim and daniel for being such fantastic hosts
great location 5min walk to metro
the location is a short walk to amsterdam central which was perfect
it's super close to amsterdam central
short walk from 3-minute free ferry to central station
the best location ever just one stop by metro from centraal station but in a quiet neighbourhood
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8. Affordable private room (from USD 192)

This Airbnb vacation rental is called a hub. The hub is similar to a capsule hotel that only comes with the essential conveniences like a bed, closet, lamp, and that’s it. Here, apart from your room, you’ll have a locker where you can store your valuables. Also, you’re free to use other common areas, including the self-service bar that will let you whip up your own drinks. Booking your accommodation here will surely make you gain new friends.

Sleep in a Hub!
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
1115 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Room in hotel 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice touch they give you a personal mobile wifi hotspot to take around town
a wifi for on the go was a strong plus as tourist
that being said this wasn’t the most comfortable stay
the bed is comfortable and amenities (showers and bathrooms) were amazing
i’m a fan )i would describe cityhub as minimalistic yet futuristic such an amazing concept
very clean and modern
the bathrooms weren’t very clean
everything is so nice and clean
the bathrooms were always clean calming and quiet
clean friendly and even have a smoke room inside
staff were lovely and recommendations were spot on
staff are friendly are super helpful
everyone were so kind and helpful
and the staff was really friendly and helpful
the staff are very friendly and helpful
cityhub was amazing everything from tips to location were great
cityhub has a great location
very cheap funky setup location makes it easy to get around amsterdam
but the location of cityhub is great also no need to walk too far
a great place to stay out of the city centre but only a 20 minute walk into the centre
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9. Sleek studio

Another stylish Airbnb vacation rental in Amsterdam, this studio-type apartment features a contemporary rustic-industrial setting with unique decors, beautiful furniture, and modern appliances. It has one double bed that can accommodate up to two guests, ideal for a couple or a solo traveler. You’ll also love that it has all the usual home convenience, including a functional kitchen, a sitting area, and dining set-up. Additionally, it is in the city center, so you’ll be near to everything, such as restaurants, cafes, bars, and local shops.

The Weber Collection - Luxurieus Design Studio - 5
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
7 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
nice hip place at great location
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10. Beautiful penthouse apartment from 144 USD

A lovely Airbnb in Amsterdam City, this stylish apartment puts you high up to allow you to see some of the finest views of Amsterdam. Located near one of the oldest forests in the city, you can see the whole city from the balcony. You’re invited to make yourself at home here, making use of an excellent kitchen and the TV and WiFi provided by the hosts.

Penthouse Amsterdam
25 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice view good host comfy bed cute furniture
beautiful apartment fun decor and great view
the apartment was very clean and decorated beautifully
lucy is a wonderful host
lucy is a very kind and hospitable host
also lucy and oscar are great host
lucy was so helpful with directions and hot spots in the city
they are both extremely friendly and will help you with all of your needs
it is not as close to the city central but you can get there so easily
to get the center of amsterdam you can take a free ferry and then a bus or tram
the accommodation will certainly not disappoint and is in an ideal location for visiting the sights of amsterdam
the neighbourhood is an old industrial area with it’s own charm
so very good place to stay in amsterdam
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11. Central apartment from 211 USD

The entire apartment is up for rental here, which means you can comfortably house a traveling party of up to five in this stylish accommodation in the Leidesplein area of the city. It’s listed on the site as being available for events, as well as being child-friendly, so the accommodation is also highly versatile. Leidesplein itself is a thriving nightlife hub, so if you’re looking to enjoy Amsterdam to the full, this is a fine place to start.

Central apartment

12. Cosy bedroom in family apartment from 82 USD

This room is extremely well equipped, with facilities for making tea and coffee, as well as a bed with a very comfortable mattress and several luxury touches. The host is keen to get to know her guests and warmly invites you to hang out with her in the living room while staying there; she does say, though, that she is “too lazy” to make your breakfast, but has excellent recommendations for nearby cafes that serve wonderful breakfasts.

Cosy bedroom

13. Private Room in modern apartment for 39 USD

This apartment is located in a green, lush area of Amsterdam and is perfectly located for visiting the galleries and museums in the city. The hosts are friendly and welcoming and always on hand with advice or to talk over your day’s sight-seeing with you. Additional good news is that the rental is located near Sloterplaats park, which is an excellent place for a quiet walk or a jog.

Private Room

14. Room in a sunlit apartment from 82 USD

This apartment is certainly well located for public transport links - train, bus and tram are all on offer within two minutes’ walk of the front door. A brisk 15-minute walk will take you into the city centre, while the apartment itself is served by large windows which fill the place with light during the day. A double bed, super fast broadband and wardrobe are all provided for you.

Large Accommodation Near City Center
77 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

15. City centre apartment in true Dutch style from 95 USD

The host of this rental describes it on the website as “surprising”. Of course, Amsterdam is full of surprises, and this apartment is in keeping with that - it’s an apartment that feels luxurious beyond what you’d expect, with hardwood flooring and lovely soft furnishings. The kitchen is well-stocked and the apartment is positioned close to nearby markets - so it’s the perfect place to cook up something amazing.

City centre apartment

16. Cosy room in Boutique apartment from 72 USD

The hostess of this apartment has certainly put a lot of effort into making it chic and stylish; she lives here along with her boyfriend and two cats, and has picked an excellent location. The Bos and Lommer district of Amsterdam is one of the city’s most upwardly mobile areas, and there are excellent options for any shopping you may wish to do right on the doorstep. You’d also be well advised to try out some of the nearby snackshops, which are among Amsterdam’s best.

Cozy Room in Design Apartment
Amsterdam, NH, Netherlands
28 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

17. Quiet, city center apartment

This Airbnb in Amsterdam’s city center sleeps two people and, although it’s in the city, it is quiet and has a pleasant garden. It also comes with heating and a hot tub, so even the cooler months are pleasant. Inside, you will find all the amenities to make your stay comfortable. These include a living area, full kitchen, and a bathroom with a separate shower and toilet. You have access to a washing machine and there is fast Wi-Fi and a television. Bluetooth radio is also on hand.

It is less than a 15-minute walk to central Amsterdam, where all the shops and restaurants abound. If you wish to get to Madame Tussaud’s and the National Monument, it is about a 25-minute walk. The area is safe and also convenient to markets and shops. Guests should note there is a spiral staircase, the unit is not pet-friendly, and no smoking is allowed.

Super Appartment- Center but quiet
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
121 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
he gave us some useful informations on the house wifi tv etc
comfortable bed and a lot of natural light
nice house with 2 wi-fi very kind kitchen and very comfortable sofa
the spacious living room is really cosy with a great speaker for the music
huge living room backyard smaller master bedroom
it was clean and tidy and with fresh towels and linen
it was clean and really cosy
very quiet and clean in the apartment
apartment was also very clean and tidy
it's clean comfortable and very spacious
chretien was an amazing host
chretien is a good host
chretien is a super host
chretien was very helpful and provided a flexible checkout
chretien is a very kind guy ready to answer any questions
really nice place and close to the central train station
the flat is very well located only 10min from the main station
great location close to the city centre with a short walk
good location and nice apartment
perfect stay everything in walking distance
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Amsterdam at its best: A place for everyone

As with any visitor to the city of Amsterdam, you’ll want to spend most of your time out exploring the best things to do and places to visit. However, when you can walk no more, have seen all the galleries and shopped ‘til you’re about to drop, you want somewhere special to go back to. These rentals are ten perfect examples of great Airbnbs in Amsterdam for you to enjoy. Now the choice is yours!

Frequently asked questions about Top Airbnb Rentals In Amsterdam's City Center

1. Which are the best canal houses for rent in Amsterdam?

If you want to experience living by the canal and view gondolas passing by, then you have to book this canal house bed and breakfast on your next travel to Amsterdam.

2. Which are the best Airbnb houseboats in Amsterdam?

In case you’re tired of booking the same hotel every time you travel, then you can check out this modern houseboat for option.

3. Which are the most romantic Airbnbs in Amsterdam?

Are you traveling with your special someone and looking for romantic accommodation? if so, you’ll have to book this lovely Airbnb vacation rentals: the city center apartment and the sleek studio.

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Antonia Kelly is a freelance writer based in Leicester, UK and she enjoys European travel as well as road trips closer to home. Her favourite domestic destinations include Snowdonia and the Brecon...Read more

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