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Best Areas To Stay In For Nightlife In Amsterdam, Netherlands - Updated 2020

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Will your next memorable vacation be in Amsterdam? We hope so. Make a stop at the city’s most popular town square, Dam Square, in which you can indulge in an array of entertainment options. Madame Tussauds is a must visit. Just like in every other Madame Tussauds museum, take pictures with all the famous figures in the museum. Also, have fun at an escape room called Sherlocked where you will be challenged to uncover secrets and solve mysteries to escape. For the ultimate vacation, nightlife activities are to be explored and enjoyed. Amsterdam is renowned for its vibrant nightlife. Keep reading to learn more about the best areas to stay in for nightlife in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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1. Leidseplein (from USD 93)

If you are looking to have fun in bars or clubs and want to stay there even after midnight, Leidseplein is the right place for you. Known as one of the major centers of nightlife activities in Amsterdam, Leidseplein boasts pubs, clubs, and bars that open until early morning, say around 3 to 5 AM, especially when it is weekend time. Famous clubs include Melkweg, an Irish pub Dan Murphy’s and Paradiso. While in Leidseplein, book the following accommodation that will help you get the best accommodation after a fun night. The wooden beams and light colors displayed throughout the apartment will keep you relaxed. You can enjoy a spacious bedroom along with a fully equipped kitchen, a sofa and a flat-screen TV among others.


Canal Boutique Rooms & Apartments

Address: Keizersgracht 304

Chocolate or cookies Newspapers Bottle of water Guests have the option to reuse towels 24-hour front desk Breakfast options Luggage storage Tickets to attractions or shows

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2. Rembrandtplein (from USD 540)

Have fun on the dance floor or enjoy the pleasure of having good drinks with the accompaniment of awesome club music in many of the clubs and bars in Rembrandtplein. Mingle with the local youth at high-end clubs like Escape and Party Clubs. To support your stay, Waldorf Astoria is the best in the area. Book a room that comes with the views of the canal and courtyard garden. You can enjoy modern amenities in your room, including a spacious and elegant bathroom and free wireless internet. Moreover, indulging in luxury spa services is what you need after a hangover.


Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

Address: Herengracht 542-556
Price: from 540 USD

Key card access Steam room Room service Hair treatments Spa/wellness packages Sun loungers or beach chairs Meeting/banquet facilities Special diet menus (on request)

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3. Red Light District (from USD 230)

Amsterdam’s Red Light District is very famous and definitely a must if you are looking to enjoy the best nights and entertainment when in the city. To enjoy delicious dishes, great drinks and a vibrant atmosphere, head to Belushi’s. If you want to mingle with other late-night travelers and enjoy some bar games and cocktails, Red Light Bar is the place. It is night time out in Red Light District, sweet moments you can never forget. And, this modern hotel will add to your awesome staycation. High-quality beds, parquet floors, and modern facilities are yours to enjoy.


NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

Address: Dam 9
Price: from 230 USD

Pet bowls Shoeshine Accessible parking Security alarm Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Daily housekeeping Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Contactless check-in/check-out

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4. Westergasfabriek (from USD 91)


As the center of the cultural blend in Amsterdam, Westergasfabriek is also a popular place for nightlife activities. This neighborhood is home to plenty of restaurants and bars that are open all night long to help fun people like you discover the best of the city at night. Drop by WesterUnie, an electric nightclub that also has a restaurant. Order some tasty meals and have a drink or two or even more to keep you energized the entire night. Another cozy place to go for a fun nightlife is TonTon Club West. Sip the cocktails in the outdoor or indoor area, it really is up to you. For an enjoyable and restful night in Westergasfabriek area, make sure to book a room at Conscious Hotel Westerpark that features an on-site bar if you just want to chill somewhere close to your room. Your room will be equipped with a private bathroom, free toiletries as well as a seating area and a flat-screen TV.


Conscious Hotel Westerpark

Address: Haarlemmerweg 10
Price: from 91 USD

Wine/champagne Lift Luggage storage Mini-market on site Key card access Facilities for disabled guests Live music/performance WiFi

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands and also compare the prices with airbnbs in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

5. Jordaan (from USD 80)


Last but not least is Jordaan. This area features numerous places where you can grab a good drink. Cafe De Tuin, for example, is popular for its exquisite selection of Dutch and Belgian brews. Moreover, you can chill on the patio while listening to some relaxing music in a friendly atmosphere. You should also try Cafe de Parel that boasts a full bar that comes with several taps and a comfortable seating area with large windows. Board games are also available to keep you occupied at all time. Don’t forget to secure your place at Mr. Jordaan where you will be spoiled with modern amenities and a pleasant stay. As a guest here, you can enjoy free wireless internet and have a good rest in a spacious room that comes with a wardrobe, a coffee machine, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.


Mr. Jordaan

Address: Bloemgracht 102
Price: from 80 USD

Street parking Key card access WiFi Air conditioning Private check-in/check-out Non-smoking rooms Safety deposit box Non-smoking throughout

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands and also compare the prices with airbnbs in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

6. Have fun both days and nights in Amsterdam

The best way to enjoy Amsterdam is to be active during the days and at nights. You can explore as many attractions as possible in the morning and in the afternoon, and when the night comes, you should be right where you belong: in the bars, clubs or pubs listed above.

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Tenissa is a content writer, translator and editor. She enjoys being a globetrotter and has traveled to many countries around the world. So far, her favourite destination is Switzerland. She looks...Read more

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