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Top 14 Airbnb Rentals In Amsterdam's City Center

Antonia
Updated Jun 03, 2019

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. 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 located in Amsterdam’s city center, take a look and make your booking today!

1. 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

Price: from 95 USD (80 EUR)

Number of Guests: 2

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2. Chic cosmopolitan room for rent from 77 USD

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.

Cosmopolitan room

Price: from 77 USD (65 EUR)

Number of Guests: 2

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3. Room in a family house from 77 USD

This room on the ground floor of a family house in Amsterdam 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

Price: from 77 USD (65 EUR)

Number of Guests: 2

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4. 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

Price: from 72 USD (60 EUR)

Number of Guests: 2

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5. Beautiful penthouse apartment from 144 USD

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 apartment

Price: from 144 USD (120 EUR)

Number of Guests: 2

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6. 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

Price: from 211 USD (178 EUR)

Number of Guests: 5

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7. 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

Price: from 82 USD (69 EUR)

Number of Guests: 2

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8. 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 of 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

Price: from 39 USD (33 EUR)

Number of Guests: 2

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9. Room on the 12th floor, near Rembrandtpark from 35 USD

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.

12th floor apartment

Price: from 35 USD (30 EUR)

Number of Guests: 2

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10. 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.

Sunlit apartment

Price: from 82 USD (69 EUR)

Number of Guests: 2

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11. Lovely hideout in the middle of Amsterdam (from USD 90)

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
Grachtengordel, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
294 reviews
Entire flat 1 bed 2 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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12. Private attic studio with roof terrace (from USD 98)

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
IJplein en Vogelbuurt, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
411 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 bed 2 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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13. Top location - Canalhouse B&B - Jordaan (from USD 113)

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
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
163 reviews
Room in boutique hotel 1 bed 1 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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14. Quiet, city center apartment (from USD 134)

This apartment 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
113 reviews
Entire flat 1 bed 2 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathrooms

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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 seeing the sights and enjoying this stunning city. 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 Amsterdam accommodation for you to enjoy. Now the choice is yours!

This article was originally published on Oct 11, 2017

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