Airbnb in Amsterdam, Netherlands: the best rental offers in the capital

By Alina GoncharovaOct 20, 2023 09:40 AMAmsterdam
Airbnb in Amsterdam, Netherlands: the best rental offers in the capital
Cozy accommodation in Amsterdam. Source: Image Lubov Lisitsa/Pixabay

The capital of the Netherlands consistently tops the rankings of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. The history of Amsterdam dates back to the 13th century; it is an important cultural center with many interesting locations and free principles of life. At the same time, finding accommodation in the capital can be quite a challenge, especially if you plan to stay in the very center. To make this task easier, check out a selection of the best Airbnb options in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. From modern lofts to houseboats and luxury apartments, everyone can find the perfect place for their upcoming trip.

It is worth noting that all offers are designed for no more than four people, by the requirements of Dutch law, which apply to all accommodations of this type in the center of the capital.

1. Houseboat

Airbnb in Amsterdam, Netherlands: the best rental offers in the capital
View of the Amstel River. Source: Image by Mabel Amber, who will one day/Pixabay

When you think of the Netherlands, you immediately think of the numerous waterways that run like arteries through almost the entire country. So it's no surprise that in the capital, with its many canals, you can rent one of the floating houses. This Airbnb in Amsterdam, Holland is a modern furnished apartment with a terrace, which is especially pleasant to spend time on warm sunny days.

The house offers a wonderful view of the Amstel waterfront. The location itself is near the Utrechtstraat, where many bars, cafes and restaurants are concentrated. The minimalist-style apartment is designed for four people and has two bedrooms.

2. Hotel in a real crane in the Eastern Docks

Airbnb accommodation in Amsterdam can be quite unusual and creative. This is especially true of the rooms that are equipped in... a real port crane on the River IJ. The one-of-a-kind Airbnb is located in the KNSM harbor, which used to be an industrial center and is now a lively place where active and creative people gather. Here you can find a large number of cafes, galleries, shops, etc.

The one-bedroom apartment is designed for two people and provides all the necessary devices for a comfortable stay. Even if you are not a tap enthusiast, we recommend booking this unusual room with a luxurious bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen.

3. Houseboat near the Olympic Stadium

Airbnbs in Amsterdam is represented by a large number of houseboats in various configurations and styles. What makes this option stand out from the rest? For example, four bicycles are included in the booking price, and you can also rent a child seat if necessary. This transportation is an ideal option for getting around the Netherlands thanks to its convenient infrastructure. The only advice is to be careful in busy tourist areas, where traffic can be quite dangerous.

The houseboat is located near the Frans Otten Stadium. It is convenient to get to the center of the capital, the lake and Amsterdam Park.

The two-story apartment can accommodate four people. There are two bathrooms and a wonderful roof terrace.

4. Oasis studio with a view of the canal

The temporary rental is located in the Old South District near the Westlandgracht canal. This Airbnb near Amsterdam is especially popular in the summer, when you can have picnics and swim in the cool but clean waters. Near the studio is the famous Vondelpark, the largest in the capital. This is an ideal place for outdoor recreation, where the sights are combined with the fantastic scenery of Amsterdam.

The studio, located on the ground floor, can accommodate up to three people thanks to a large double bed and one sofa. The apartment provides a fully equipped kitchen with all the necessary devices, as well as a nice table for two guests. The living room attracts the most attention thanks to the walls decorated with the works of a Dutch street artist. There is a full bathroom with a shower.

The reservation price includes the opportunity to use two bicycles to get around the capital like a local.

5. Bridge House in Willemsbrug

As you can see, the Dutch make very rational use of the small area of their country, converting various buildings that were not once intended for living into excellent hotels or apartments. This also applies to the Amsterdam Bridge Guard House, which was built in 1928.

Airbnb in Amsterdam City offers one of the best views of the Dam Canal, as it is literally built on it. The apartment includes one bedroom with a double bed, a bathroom and a kitchen. Enjoy the views of the canal and don't forget to wave to the boats that constantly ply the canal past the old bridge house. The location is a short walk from Harlemmerbuurt, the city's central district, so be sure to take a stroll through its beautiful narrow streets.

6. Apartment in De Pijp

One of the best Airbnb in Amsterdam for the price-quality ratio is a private apartment located in the heart of the De Pijp district. The apartment is spacious, full of light, with comfortable beds and a nice balcony where you can enjoy breakfast outdoors in the warm season overlooking the picturesque garden. The apartments also include a sofa and a TV. In general, guests feel at home in this apartment due to its simplicity and ease.

7. Apartment near Vondelpark

This lovely Airbnb apartment in Amsterdam is located in a neighborhood a bit away from the tourist center, so it's the perfect place for those who want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

The two-level apartment with high ceilings is ideal for a romantic vacation, business trip or traveling with children, for whom separate beds are provided. The advantage of the apartment is the picturesque private furnished garden, which can be accessed through the kitchen.

The famous Vondelpark is located next to the apartment, and there are many restaurants and cafes along Cornelis Schutstraat, which are definitely worth a visit for a glass of wine.

8. Boathouse on the waterfront

If you're looking for the best Airbnb in Amsterdam, which allows you to feel the atmosphere of the eclectic capital, then this option is for you. The house, located on the waterfront in the trendy Amsterdam North neighborhood, is a tranquil oasis with great views that will be so nice to spend time in after walking around the bustling center, always filled with tourists. The apartment has one bedroom for two people, a bathroom with a rain shower, and a private terrace on the water. Among the advantages is free parking.

The only way to get to the boathouse from the center is by free ferry. Although Amsterdam Noord is not on the typical tourist route, there are many interesting sights, trendy restaurants, museums and much more in the area.

9. Studio in Haarlemmerdijk

To find yourself in the heart of the city, close to the most popular busy streets, you should book this Airbnb in the Netherlands, Amsterdam. The spacious studio is located on the historic Harlemmerdijk street, where countless shops, cafes, and restaurants are concentrated.

The bright and modern apartment is decorated in a minimalist style, but inside you will find everything you need for a comfortable stay. The highlight of the high-ceilinged accommodation is the atmospheric swing in the middle of the room. The romantic terrace deserves special attention, where you can drink coffee and watch the city gradually fill with a vibrant crowd.

10. Luxury suite in the center

Airbnb in Amsterdam, Netherlands: the best rental offers in the capital
Amsterdam's famous canals. Source: Image Jan Mateboer/Pixabay

This Air B and B in Amsterdam City is perfect for short-term rentals. The private suite occupies the first floor of a historic building and is located in the Jordan district, within walking distance of the city center and key attractions. In particular, the famous Anne Frank House is located nearby, and there are many cozy restaurants and bars.

The studio has one double bed and a comfortable sofa, so it can accommodate no more than three people. The apartment is equipped with a kitchenette with a fridge, coffee maker, bar, etc. The dining table for four guests is located near a large window, so you can enjoy dinner and contemplate the eclectic city. A special feature of the apartment is a spacious bathroom with a bathtub and glass sliding doors that lead to a private garden.

11. Penthouse in the De Pijp district

If you are looking for a luxurious vacation, we recommend paying attention to this amazing apartment in Amsterdam (Airbnb). The penthouse in the De Pijp neighborhood is an incredible houseboat, which offers both fantastic views and an impressive interior. The building dates back to the 1890s, and the original exposed beams have been preserved in perfect condition since then. The unique two-bedroom apartment is designed for four people. The room with large windows is so bright that it feels like being outside.

Another advantage of Airbnb in Amsterdam city is its good location. The De Pijp district is a real artistic center, so the most famous museums are located in the neighborhood, such as MoCo, Rijksmuseum and, most popularly, the Van Gogh Museum.

12. Luxurious penthouse overlooking the river IJ

This exclusive Airbnb in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, offers high-end amenities and extraordinary views. Thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows, the apartment is filled with light; through the two glass walls you can see the River IJ and the center of the capital. The bedroom is furnished with a double bed and has a balcony. The living room includes a table, sofa bed and TV. Guests can make use of the numerous gadgets in the fully equipped kitchen, and other amenities include air conditioning, a washer and dryer, an elevator in the building, and more.

The penthouse is just a short walk from the city center and Central Station, so it is the perfect choice for tourists planning to explore Amsterdam's top attractions.

Convenient location, a wide range of amenities and stylish interior make this Airbnb accommodation in Amsterdam one of the most popular places to rent. Moreover, long-term stays are allowed here. If you plan to stay more than a week in this apartment, the price includes free cleaning once every seven days.

13. Studio in a historic building

The ideal Airbnb for Amsterdam, especially for tourists who want to visit iconic locations, is a spacious apartment in the heart of the city. In addition, the studio is located in a historic building, surrounded by popular attractions, canals, shops, and museums. This accommodation is a good choice for travelers or a small family of up to four people. If you are traveling with a child, you can inform the owner and he will be happy to provide an extra bed.

The studio is decorated in bright colors that harmonize with the exposed brick on the walls and wooden floors. The apartment includes a small kitchen with an antique dining table, which can also be used as a workplace. The full bathroom includes a shower and stylish emerald tiles. The small balcony deserves special attention, but with a magnificent view of the River IJ.

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