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Designer Apartments & Chic Studios: 15 Stunning Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Amsterdam

Designer Apartments & Chic Studios: 15 Stunning Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Amsterdam
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Known for its artistic backgrounds, picturesque canal systems, and narrow, vibrantly coloured houses, Amsterdam, the country’s capital, is a hotspot for tourism in the Netherlands. A popular place for tourists looking to get away from car-polluted cities to biking-friendly regions, Amsterdam boasts some of the best cycling tracks around.

With famous tourist attractions such as the Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House, Amsterdam has something for everyone. Plenty of canals make for great waterside housing experiences, which could also explain the multitude of designer apartments and chic studios in the city.

Planning a relaxing getaway with friends to amazing Amsterdam? Here are our top 15 Airbnb recommendations for a great stay in some of the prettiest designer apartments and quirky studios in Amsterdam:

1. Private attic studio (96 USD)

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The distance between you and authentic amsterdam relaxation is only as far as you are from this wonderfully relaxing attic studio! Located only a ten minute stroll from the center of Amsterdam’s main metropolis (only a three minute complimentary ferry ride), you’re nevertheless sufficiently distanced from the hustle and bustle of one of the Netherlands’ main attractions.

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From your privilege of a terrace, you can easily take in the expansive views gifted to you and one other travel guest of choice. Check out Amsterdam’s Central Station, or any one of their other countless staple sites, from your perch just outside of the main cityscape.

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When you’re not taking in the retail venues or the world-class eateries, relax in a well-lit, modern studio of a stay, an escape that comes complete with a double bed, work space, and free wireless Internet connectivity. Your friendly hosts will serve you breakfast on the house each and every morning, to get your day started the right way. If you’re looking to do laundry during your stay, you’ll find both a washer and dryer located onsite, as well as a television, the perfect conclusion to a productive day in Amsterdam. Compliment your Amsterdam getaway with a stay that rivals that quality of your travels, with this comfortable attic studio!

Private Attic Studio/Roofterrace

Price: 96 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Travelers Review: Rating 5 out of 5(from 270 reviews)

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2. Amsterdam house with a view (112 USD)

Up to four guests can put this sensational Amsterdam house to best use, a location complete with a wonderful series of amenities, and a wonderful view of the nearby waterway. Three beds across two bedrooms allow you to spread out and make the place your own, for the complete duration of your stay.

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You’ll also enjoy a placid removal from downtown Amsterdam, for those looking to characterize their stay in the Netherlands with astute rejuvenation. Even so, the Amsterdam Central Station is less than a twenty minute journey by public transportation, so you’re never far from a social flavor of excitement, if you’re looking to typify your stay in Amsterdam with a thrill that only local hospitality can provide.

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The local canal is always a wonderful swim during summer and select fall months, and the local forest is always waiting to provide you a comfortable trek through some of nature’s best. Free parking on the premises headlines an enviable list of amenities, one which also includes free parking on the premises, and complimentary onsite Internet access. Pair these amenities with a flexible cancellation policy, allowing you to revise your lodging plans as your Amsterdam agenda changes, and you’re left with a winning combination of hospitality and local culture!

Amsterdam, house with a view

Price: 112 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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3. Amsterdam canal duplex apartment (119 USD)

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Make this well-lit, excellently furnished Amsterdam stay your own, and discover the ease by which affordable, comfortable hospitality can be made yours for your complete stay in the Netherlands. Four guests will have no trouble making this two bedroom, one bath stay their own, a getaway characterized by a series of unique amenities that make for wonderful travel memories. A prepared kitchen and wireless Internet access await your arrival, and both laundry facilities and unique family amenities are already in place, to make your stay a memorable one.

This stay is perfect for those seeking to experience life in the heart of Amsterdam; the apartment itself is only two hundred meters from the Amsterdam Central Station! A wonderfully large living room is yours for the enjoyment on the property’s first floor, complete with a soft and a television.

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Up on the balcony, you’re gifted sweeping views of the canal below, equal parts majestic and practical with regard to local transportation.

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Take note of the fact that this property necessitates a one week minimum stay, but with so much to see and to explore in Amsterdam, could you really expect anything less? Allow this bright canal duplex apartment to subject your Amsterdam stay to all of the affordable luxury you’re looking to enjoy while in the Netherlands!

Singel Canal Duplex apartment

Price: 119 USD

Number of Guests: 4

Travelers Review: Rating 4.5 out of 5(from 29 reviews)

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4. Amsterdam Number 8 - Stay in the City Center (135 USD)

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Officially referred to as No. 8 by the location’s friendly host, this stay if ranked would likely exist much higher on a prospective list of the top Airbnb stays in Amsterdam, thanks to both its unique portfolio of winning amenities, together with the sheer proximity of this location to all of Amsterdam’s wonderful sights and sounds! Retail opportunities, boutique shops, and restaurants renowned the world around provide an easy backdrop for lifelong memories.

This studio space is made for you and three other lucky travelers, where three made beds and a private bath await your indulgence. Located directly in the center of the city, this stay is nevertheless not without a relaxed ambiance; the stay itself does well to promote a relaxational, rejuvenating atmosphere, one that allows well-lit spaces and contemporary furnishings to easily erase life’s problems.

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Wireless Internet is provided onsite, as is cable television, so that you’re always connected to the world, no matter where you travel. The house itself was originally constructed in the 17th century, but was recently renovated, in a successful effort to preserve the space’s historicity, while at the same time modernizing the stay for potential guests. There’s even a restaurant directly downstairs, if you’re looking to grab a bite without exiting the building itself!

No. 8 - Stay in Amsterdam's City Center

Price: 135 USD

Number of Guests: 4

Travelers Review: Rating 5 out of 5(from 34 reviews)

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5. Charming Amsterdam escape (63 USD)

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If you’re looking to maximize your contact with what will likely prove some wonderfully sunny Amsterdam days, you’re going to want to check out this well-lit, excellently furnished Amsterdam escape! Perfect for four guests, and characterized by three simple, elegant bedrooms with select artwork already hanging from clean, white walls, this charming stay is entirely more than a place to sleep.

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Open the side doors to reveal a cozy terrace, which on sunny days is washed in a warm glow. Your host is always available during your stay, to both answer questions and to provide location-specific recommendations, to make your time in the region a productive one.

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Internet connectivity is of course provided, as is a fully stocked kitchen, a space that comes with a refrigerator. Noticeably family-friendly and typified by laundry amenities for all of your travel needs, the space also comes complete with a coffee maker, to begin or conclude your day the right way.

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The supermarket is only a minute walk from your friendly front doors, and there’s of course a flat screen television, to mark the perfect end to a perfect day in Amsterdam! Make this location’s walk-in shower, together with the rest of its amenities and its general proximity to Amsterdam’s best, your next excuse for Netherlands adventure!

In Charming Jordaan Area with 3BR

Price: 63 USD

Number of Guests: 4

Travelers Review: Rating 5 out of 5(from 17 reviews)

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6. Burgundy brick walls: Gorgeous Apartment in Trendy East! (from 91 USD)

Fancy a gorgeous apartment at a reasonable price for your stay in Amsterdam? Look no further because this apartment is the one!

Tastefully designed with the guests’ comfort in mind, the space features trendy wooden flooring matched with contemporary furniture. Located a 15-minute ride away from the centre of Amsterdam, it is perfect for those looking to stay close to the city but far enough away from the hustle and bustle!

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Bright, spacious and airy, the apartment’s living room is great for adventure planning! With its unique furniture, it makes for a warm inviting space to just relax and enjoy the views that lie outside the brick walls.

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Cook up a storm in the fitted kitchen! Experiment with Dutch recipes using local spices from the nearby stores, have fun, and eat in at least a few times since you have all the kitchen utensils you need to make cooking fun!

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A wall plastered with the world map, identify home and the places you’ve visited as you lounge on the comfortable queen-sized mattress.

Gorgeous Apartment with Bath & Balcony, Trendy East!

Address: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Price: from 91 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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7. Cool and cosy: Canalside house with roof terrace! (from 92 USD)

This is a cosy apartment within walking distance of public transportation that will bring you to Central Station and Dam Square. Feel at home in this lovely West Amsterdam apartment and admire the lovely canal views!

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Wide windows let plenty of light and fresh air into this charming apartment. Enjoy the simple, white-based furniture that can make you feel truly comfortable and right at home.

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Enjoy the views of the canal as you dine. Wake up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee and lounge around your private accommodation in your PJs!

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Access the roof terrace directly from the comfort of your apartment up the wooden staircase in the centre of the living room. The living room is spacious and great for some evening card games. Do note that there’s a friendly resident cat that guests are asked to feed twice a day, so this property might not be suitable for anyone with a fur / pet allergy.

Canalside House with Roof Terrace

Address: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Price: from 92 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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8. Minimalist and modern: Penthouse Apartment 15 Minutes from the City (from 102 USD)

A designer penthouse, this apartment showcases the blend between minimalist and modern furniture. With marble countertops and Victorian-style bedrooms, this apartment even includes a parking space in case you are looking to drive out of Amsterdam for some great day trips!

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With a bar-topped counter table and modern artworks that fill the walls, the kitchen not only looks amazing, but it also makes for a wonderful cooking experience with its high-tech cooking instruments and wide space to lay out the ingredients.

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Polished and perfect, the two bedrooms are filled with the morning sunlight and each comfortably sleeps 2 in the ultra-sleek queen-sized beds. Do your make-up in style with a large, framed mirror and a bright room!

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Amazingly simple but luxurious, this bathroom is one of the biggest on the list! Featuring an open-concept shower area, get ready in comfort for your day ahead! Enjoy two of everything, for him and her, or just for friends to share!

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Relax in the outdoor area of the apartment where the stylistic and modern facade changes to a comfortable home-away-from-home feeling. Enjoy the views from the wooden deck chairs and turn on the twinkling fairy lights for some lovely evening lighting.

Penthouse Apartment 15 Minutes to Centre + Parking

Address: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Number of Guests: 4

Price: from 102 USD

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9. Welcoming wood: Charming Apartment in 'De Pijp' (from 115 USD)

This listing features 35 square metres (377 square feet) of sunny, wood-furnished apartment. Welcoming and warm, the apartment sits in the heart of the city’s most lively neighborhood, De Pijp. Within walking distance of Amsterdam’s most vibrant and popular tourist areas, this wood-based apartment is authentically 19th century.

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The bedroom is furnished with a fluffy double bed and vibrant curtains that, when open, let the bright light through and into the room, perfect for snoozing in the morning as the chatter outside is drowned out by the big but well-sealed windows!

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Chill out upstairs with your very own bedroom in a loft! Gently tread the sturdy wooden rungs of the ladder that leads to an amazing loft space and spend afternoons in the lovely space reading a book under the wooden ceiling or simply just enjoying the peace and comfort of the entire space to yourself.

Do note that access to the apartment is up three fairly steep flights of stairs. It is not a suitable option for people with mobility problems.

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Cook in your very own kitchen, equipped with all the utensils and cooking instruments needed to whip up a mean lunch or dinner for your loved ones! Enjoy the cool and comfortable space with Amsterdam’s fresh air flowing in through the large, glass windows.

Charming Apartment in 'De Pijp'

Address: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Number of Guests: 4

Price: from 115 USD

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10. Bright and light: A Romantic City Apartment (from 121 USD)

Simple furniture and crisp white walls are all you need to enhance the perfect views of the artistic city of Amsterdam. Have a glass of wine in your romantic city apartment as you watch people go about their day from the comfort of your private apartment.

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Open the full-panelled glass door and enjoy the fresh air of Amsterdam without the need of stepping out of your comfortable apartment. Sip your wine as you lounge in the living room and watch the boats and ships sail by during the day.

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Enjoy a great day with your travel companion in the spacious living room for 2. Grab a movie off the shelf and spend the entire day watching movies you missed or re-watching your all-time favourite films. Head downstairs to the nearby grocery shops where you will find plenty of chips and snacks to choose from.

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Featuring a perfectly sized bedroom for 2, you will feel right at home with this romantic city apartment and its quaint pale furniture.

Romantic City Apartment

Address: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Number of Guests: 2

Price: from 121 USD

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11. Designer's delight: Nicely Renovated Jordaan Apartment (from 125 USD)

With an interesting use of the house’s symmetry, this apartment is a designer’s delight! With its high ceilings and great space, the apartment was recently renovated and is perfect for up to 4 guests. Families with children will love the idea of the loft nestled within the house as the kids run around freely, exploring the apartment in their own time.

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Almost with perfect symmetry, the apartment is great for snoozing and also for interesting Instagram-worthy pictures, because, who doesn’t like a great picture of lovely accommodation to show off?!

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Complete with stylish lighting and rugs, the apartment is spacious enough for the entire family to relax on the carpet while playing a good game of cards! Let the light flow through with the broad windows and enjoy the sunshine while indoors.

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Enjoy the convenience of cooking in your accommodation. Simple and neat, this kitchen is equipped with an oven, perfect for lazy afternoons of baking with your significant other and kids.

Nicely Renovated Jordaan Apartment

Address: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Number of Guests: 4

Price: from 125 USD

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12. Alluring attic: Apartment on the Waterfront (from 138 USD)

Located in a quiet spot along the waterfront, this interesting boathouse accommodation has a private terrace on the water and includes free parking for those looking to hire a car. Within walking distance of the city centre and easily accessible by various modes of transport, experience tranquility at this alluring boathouse.

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Plush pillows and warm lights in an attic room is a perfect combination for weary travellers. Snuggle in the cosy attic and you might find it tough to get up and about to explore amazing Amsterdam! Do note that access to the sleeping area is by way of a steep set of steps.

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Open the doors to the wide water body and amazingly fresh air. Experience tranquility as you step out of the boathouse and onto the waterfront terrace.

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Comfortably cool in the summer and toasty in the winter, the apartment has a heater that is perfect for the colder periods, keeping you and your loved ones nice and warm.

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Cute, quaint, and reasonably sized, this boathouse is picture perfect as it sits along the waterfront. Great for taking shots to show off or just for the memories, you won’t regret staying here!

On the Waterfront, A Perfect Spot!

Address: Amsterdam, Noord- Holland, Netherlands

Number of Guests: 3

Price: from 138 USD

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13. Funky feels: Spacious Central Homey Apartment (from 148 USD)

Right smack in the heart of Amsterdam, this spacious apartment is fully equipped with funky decoration and furniture that will make you feel like you’ve been transported to another universe altogether!

Located in an extremely lively area, this apartment is perfect for those looking to explore a new type of accommodation and enjoy the bustling city of Amsterdam.

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Bursting with vibrant colours, the bedroom is a fusion of elements that makes a feast for the eyes! Wide windows that allow natural light to flow in and highlighted pink accents are just some of the elements that make this room such a funky destination to stay.

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This private bathroom is amazingly different from all the others on this list. Surrounded by greenery, it simulates a greenhouse, and even has an area for you to relax and use the computer before you head into the space-shuttle-like bathroom! Wow!

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You know you’re in a funky themed place when your accommodation’s reception is filled with retro bar-like furniture and fixtures. Be greeted by this amazing sight before you check out your funky apartment. For those who want to try out something novel, this is the apartment for you!

Spacious Central & Homey Apartment

Address: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Number of Guests: 2

Price: from 148 USD

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14. Home with a hammock: Houseboat in Amsterdam (from 161 USD)

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Perfect for those who are taking a trip to Amsterdam to chill and relax, this home with a hammock is just the right place for you! A houseboat in Amsterdam, this home features a lazing corner (hammock included!) and spacious living area for those who like wide spaces.

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Containing a blend of modern and quaint furniture, this houseboat is moored on a quiet canal, giving you just enough space to appreciate the canal sights and relax after a long day of sightseeing.

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Take in the views from your very own balcony or take it one step further and have dinner on the patio area. Equipped with tables and chairs, feel free to enjoy a glass of wine or a bottle of beer as the sky darkens into night.

Houseboat "Marie-Jo'' Amsterdam

Address: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Number of Guests: 2

Price: from 161 USD

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15. Stylish and spacious: A Family Apartment with a Terrace (from 182 USD)

An interesting, wide-spaced concept apartment, this family-centric accommodation includes a rooftop terrace. Featuring simple but modern furniture, the owner of the apartment chose to keep it minimalistic but luxurious.

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A chunky wooden dining table and hipster pot plants that bring the plain walls to life are just some of the unique features of this apartment. Adopting the open-space concept, the owner designed it to be filled with base colours, giving it an almost warehouse-like feeling. It is perfect for the discerning traveller looking to stay happy in Amsterdam.

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Do you see the charcoal-grey UFO-like structure in the middle of the living room? That’s a heating system for the winter. It’s probably one of the most unique fireplaces of all apartments on this list.

This apartment is so simply designed with delicious contemporary elements that make it so different from many other places to stay.

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Explore the rooftop terrace by going either through the trapdoor or up the staircase, and enjoy a breath of fresh air on the roof. Read your morning paper and have a coffee as the morning sun brightens your day. It’s great for travellers looking to start their day bright and refreshed for the day’s activities ahead!

Spacious Family Apartment with Terrace!

Address: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Number of Guests: 4

Price: from 182 USD

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Awesome Airbnbs in amazing Amsterdam

With a multitude of beautiful apartments and different concepts to choose from, Airbnbs in Amsterdam are becoming an increasingly popular accommodation option for travellers. From warehouse concepts to minimalistic designs, there is always an Airbnb that will appeal to you! Enjoy the convenience of those located in the heart of the city and the tranquility of apartments near the canals.

Which was your favourite? Get it booked quickly to avoid disappointment, and have a wonderful time discovering Amsterdam.

This article was updated by John Gallagher. Check out the rest of his works here.

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