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Visiting Amsterdam solo? Book your stay at the MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam Amstel, or the MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West, the best alternatives to a hostel in Amsterdam. Start your day with breakfast at our hotel, then grab one of our rental bikes, and go to Vondelpark, the city's famous green oasis where you can enjoy coffee, beer, BBQ, and more. 

Explore quirky cultural spots like the Electric Ladyland-Museum of Fluorescent Art, hit up Waterlooplein for flea market treasures and delicious street food, and later, head to Amsterdam Oud-Zuid and De Pijp for 100% local party vibes.

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Free WiFi
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Central Location at MEININGER Hotels

Central location
Find us tucked into city centers

Free Towels at MEININGER Hotels

Free towels & linen
You'll be looking fresh

Ensuite Bathrooms at MEININGER Hotels

En-suite bathrooms
Hello, privacy!

24H Reception at MEININGER Hotels

24h reception
We got your back 24/7

Laid Back Vibes at MEININGER Hotels

Laid-back vibes
Kiss stress goodbye

Game Zone at MEININGER Hotels

Game zone
Let the fun begin

Guest Kitchen at MEININGER Hotels

Guest kitchen
Free your inner chef

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Luggage room & lockers
For worry-free stays

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How to book your bed:

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Book your bed in one of our dorms by using the "shared rooms" filter

Find the best room type for you (female, mixed, big, or small) & pick one of our rates

Select your extras & complete your reservation

Things that'll make you smile: all MEININGER dorms have an en-suite bathroom & lockers. Wowed, yet?

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Better than your usual hostel in Amsterdam

Are you a backpacker on a self-journey to see as much of the world as possible? Are you a people person craving new friends and meaningful connections? Is "explorer" your middle name? Say hello to MEININGER Hotels... with a twist. 

We know that traveling is an endless adventure. Sometimes it can get challenging and exhausting. That's why we're here to offer you a friendly and welcoming space where you can recharge your batteries and continue your journey with fresh energy and enthusiasm. Our hotels are much more than just a place to sleep. They're places to connect with like-spirited travelers, share your personal stories, and learn about new cultures and perspectives. Central locations, spacious rooms with comfy beds and private bathrooms, guest kitchens, washing machines and dryers, bars, breakfast buffets, packed lunches, free WiFi, luggage rooms, 24-hour receptions, bike rentals, game zones, and other hotel services… 

Whether you're staying with us for a few days or a few weeks, we want you to feel inspired to explore the amazing city you've chosen to visit. Take a deep breath, relax, and let us do the rest. We're thrilled to be a part of your adventure!

Your room | Backpacker edition

Bed(s) in mixed dorm (max. 7 beds)
Bed(s) in mixed dorm (max. 7 beds)
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Bed(s) in female dorm (max. 4 beds)
Bed(s) in female dorm (max. 4 beds)
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Bed(s) in mixed dorm (max. 5 beds)
Bed(s) in mixed dorm (max. 5 beds)
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Your call!
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Bed(s) in mixed dorm (max. 6 beds)
Bed(s) in mixed dorm (max. 6 beds)
1 Guest icon
Your call!
  • Flex or Save | Cancel free or non-refundable
  • Now or Later | Pay in advance & save or at hotel
From 55 EUR
Book now
Bed(s) in mixed dorm (max. 4 beds)
Bed(s) in mixed dorm (max. 4 beds)
1 Guest icon
Your call!
  • Flex or Save | Cancel free or non-refundable
  • Now or Later | Pay in advance & save or at hotel
From 55 EUR
Book now
Bed(s) in female dorm (max. 4 beds)
Bed(s) in female dorm (max. 4 beds)
1 Guest icon
Your call!
  • Flex or Save | Cancel free or non-refundable
  • Now or Later | Pay in advance & save or at hotel
From 55 EUR
Book now

Your Amsterdam backpacking trip. Your to-do list.

Beyond comfy stays, MEININGER Hotels are your chill-out zones and the best alternative to hostels in Amsterdam. After your park adventures, bar hopping, museum discoveries, Instagram-worthy moments, and neighborhood explorations, unwind in our cozy public areas, or in your soft bed in one of our dorms. Meet other solo travelers, swap Amsterdam tales, and let the good times roll in MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West & MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam Amstel.

Want to wander along historic canals? Discover local markets? Or immerse yourself in world-class museums? MEININGER Hotels are your ideal starting point for an unforgettable Amsterdam adventure. From our 2 incredible locations, you can easily explore Amsterdam's iconic attractions and more.

Here, you're near all the fun stuff: walk to the Westerpark which perfectly mixes greenery, unique architecture, art exhibitions, markets, a dance club, indie shops, a brewery, eclectic food spots, and an art-house cinema. Next stop: AMAZE, an immersive audiovisual walk-through experience, and the Anne Frank House. Must-dos: check out the Van Gogh Museum, stroll around the charming Jordaan neighborhood and taste Dutch treats at local cafes.

This is where you can let the good times roll: start your day with a canal cruise or bike ride, Amsterdam's signature-like experiences, and discover hidden gems like the Hermitage Amsterdam Museum. Top picks: explore the beautiful Herengracht Canal, cross the romantic Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge), and chill out in Vondelpark.

Our cozy and budget-friendly hotels are the best places to stay in Amsterdam, whether you're a dedicated cyclist, a foodie, a museum buff, or anything in between. Come stay with us & get ready for a fantastic Amsterdam adventure!

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Multi-bedded rooms Amsterdam Amstel
Multi-bedded rooms
Multi-bedded rooms Amsterdam City West
Multi-bedded rooms
Multi-bedded rooms Amsterdam Amstel
Multi-bedded rooms
Multi-bedded rooms Amsterdam City West
Multi-bedded rooms
Multi-bedded rooms Amsterdam Amstel
Multi-bedded rooms
Multi-bedded rooms Amsterdam City West
Multi-bedded rooms
Multi-bedded rooms Amsterdam City West
Multi-bedded rooms
Bathroom Amsterdam Amstel
Bathroom
Bathroom Amsterdam Amstel
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Ready to backpack to Amsterdam?

If you already know which MEININGER hotel in Amsterdam is the right fit for you, click below to book your bed in one of our Amsterdam dorms.

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FAQs

Staying at a MEININGER hotel in Amsterdam won't break the bank! We offer you various room options, including spacious dorms with private bathrooms, to suit your budget.
Absolutely! MEININGER hotels in Amsterdam offer private rooms with en-suite bathrooms for a comfortable and cozy stay.
Our hotels in Amsterdam are backpacker-friendly havens. We've got game zones, guest kitchens with laundry facilities, chill-out public areas to make your stay comfy and fun as well as friendly teams always ready to help!
Amsterdam's top attractions are right at your doorstep when staying with us. For example, the MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West is just a short tram ride away from the iconic Anne Frank House, and the MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam Amstel is within easy reach of the Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum.

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