Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, is consistently rated as one of the most popular city destinations in Europe. The international city is a major center for the arts and boasts a rich history dating back to the 13th century. With its world-renowned museums, lively culture, and liberal city life, it is easy to see why tourists all over the world are drawn to this unique metropolis. Visitors can also cruise along the famous canals or check out one of the historic parks that show off the Netherland’s vast natural beauty.
Finding the right accommodation in one of Europe’s most popular tourist cities can get pretty overwhelming. For this reason, we’ve created this list of the best Airbnbs in Amsterdam. To ensure that these Airbnbs are outstanding and consistently well rated, all of the rentals listed are presided over by superhosts – hosts with a proven track record of providing exceptional hospitality. Each listing also features essential comforts and amenities, including private bathrooms and Wi-Fi.
Exclusive Penthouse With River Views
Kicking off our list is a modern penthouse apartment with high-end amenities and stunning views.
Characterized by floor-to-ceiling windows and hotel-style luxuries, this Airbnb in Amsterdam leaves little to be desired. The bedroom features a double bed, balcony access, and two glass walls that provide panoramic views of the IJ River and the city center. In the living room, you’ll find a four-person dining table, a TV, and a cozy sofa bed. The full kitchen boasts a modern flair and stainless-steel appliances, and the luxurious bathroom offers an oversized walk-in shower. Additional amenities include Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, a washer and dryer, and an elevator in the building. Long-term stays are allowed, and if you’re planning to stay for more than seven days, the building offers a complimentary weekly cleaning service.
Conveniently located a short walk away from the city center, this fabulous accommodation offers easy access to Amsterdam’s most famous attractions. The Central Railway Station is also right next door, so the entire city will be at your fingertips.
With its central location, modern amenities, and unrivaled views, this is definitely one of the best Airbnb rentals in Amsterdam.
Vibrant Studio in the Historic Center
The perfect home base for an awesome city adventure, this vacation apartment for rent in Amsterdam is a true gem.
Situated in a historic building, this private rental is a great choice for a solo traveler, a couple, or a small family. The space is furnished with a double bed, and your host will provide a crib if you are traveling with a young child. Stylish green curtains drape in front of the picturesque wall of windows and complement the painted exposed brick and Art Deco furniture. There is also a small kitchenette, a wall-mounted TV, and a two-person antique dining table that doubles as an effective workspace. The full bathroom is located around the corner from the main living space and offers a walk-in shower with emerald green tiles.
You won’t waste any time commuting with this convenient rental located in the heart of Amsterdam. The building is surrounded by popular shopping streets, museums, canals, and historical sights.
Spacious Luxury Suite
This short-term apartment rental in Amsterdam offers a luxurious stay with garden views in a convenient location.
The private guest suite encompasses the entire ground floor of a historic home in the Jordan neighborhood. The studio space is furnished with one double bed and one sofa bed, making it suited for up to three guests but most ideal for a solo traveler or a couple. The kitchen area features a breakfast bar, a sink, a kettle, a refrigerator, and a coffee machine. The four-person dining table sits next to a large window that offers interesting street views. There is a full bathroom as well as a separate bathtub room with a luxurious soaking tub and sliding glass doors that lead out to the garden. Enjoy a relaxing soak with beautiful views of the luscious greenery, or step outside for a breath of fresh air and listen to the tranquil sounds of birds chirping.
Located in a quiet neighborhood in the historic center, this Amsterdam Airbnb boasts a quiet location within walking distance of major attractions. In the immediate vicinity, you’ll find several cozy bars and restaurants, and the famous Anne Frank House is just a short stroll away.
Studio Oasis With Canal Views
For a clean and comfortable stay in a quiet residential environment, check out this ground-floor studio with perfect canal views.
This Airbnb in Amsterdam can accommodate up to three guests with one double bed and one sofa bed. There is a small full kitchen with a vast assortment of cooking supplies and appliances, as well as a two-person dining table. The living area is decorated with unique art from a famous Amsterdam street painter and offers a comfy couch situated in front of a large window and a TV. There is also a full bathroom with a walk-in shower and complimentary toiletries, and guests will also have access to two bikes that come with the rental. Spend the day riding around the city and return for a good night’s sleep in your private and cozy abode.
The studio is situated in the Old South Area near the Westlandgracht Canal. In the warmer months, visitors can enjoy waterfront picnics and swimming in the cool clean waters. Right next door, you’ll find Vondelpark, the largest and most famous park in Amsterdam. Its stunning scenery, bars, restaurants, and unique open-air theater make it the perfect place to relax and enjoy Amsterdam’s unique combination of city attractions and natural scenery.
Private Waterfront Retreat
If you’re looking for a tranquil retreat with private outdoor space and easy access to the city center, this might be the Amsterdam Airbnb for you.
This cozy boathouse offers a private entrance and can accommodate two or three guests. The double bed is lofted above the living area, which offers a comfy sofa bed and an indoor fireplace. There is a bright and airy kitchenette featuring pastel hues, porcelain dishware, a microwave, and a refrigerator. There is also a large wardrobe for storing your belongings and a full bathroom with a walk-in shower. The focal point of the boathouse is the direct access to a spacious private terrace right on the water. Imagine soaking in the serenity of the canal as you enjoy beautiful sunset views and a nice glass of wine. For when you feel like venturing out, there are also two bikes available for rent.
Although this North Amsterdam property boasts peaceful surroundings and unique local attractions, it is still within walking distance of the city center. It is a great choice for anyone looking to stay in a less touristy neighborhood and still explore the city’s most popular places.
Lovely Hideaway in the Center
Experience typical Amsterdam city life with a stay in this historic crooked house in the city center.
This rental apartment in Amsterdam is a small studio space with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Ideal for a solo traveler or a couple, the room offers a cozy double bed and city views. You’ll also have access to a private full bathroom with a walk-in shower as well as coffee and tea facilities.
Located between restaurants and across the street from a bar with live music, this Airbnb is a great choice for anyone looking to be in the center of the action. Stroll along Amsterdam’s main canals and check out the nearby art galleries, bars, and restaurants. The area offers vibrant nightlife and famous attractions, including the Van Gogh Museum. Paradiso, a popular club uniquely located inside a renovated church, is also within walking distance.
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Charming Studio in a Residential Neighborhood
This quaint Airbnb in Amsterdam offers a peaceful stay in a welcoming space. The studio apartment is an ideal choice for a solo traveler or couple looking for a quiet place to crash after an exciting day in the city center.
The interior is vibrant and cheery with bright blue walls and large windows that flood the space with natural light. The living area is furnished with a four-person dining table and a piano, and there is a double bed in a lofted bedroom area with a TV and ample closet space. The small kitchen offers a refrigerator, a microwave, an espresso machine, and complimentary tea and coffee. Guests will also have access to a private full bathroom with a walk-in shower.
The studio is set in a quiet neighborhood close to the river. Guests can take a short stroll to the water and watch the boats passing by or walk five minutes to the historic city center.
Gold Alley Apartment
Rent an apartment in Amsterdam with a spacious layout, a stylish interior, and a convenient location.
This two-story rental is located directly above the host’s retail shop and can accommodate one or two guests. A spiral staircase will take you past the shop to the private apartment, which encompasses the top two floors of the house. On the second floor, you’ll find the full kitchen and living area, which offers floor-to-ceiling windows, a sofa, a TV, and a three-person dining table. The top floor offers a cozy master bedroom with a double bed and a fully renovated en suite bathroom with a walk-in shower. The home is bright and lively with indoor plants, natural light, unique décor, and colorful accents.
Originally built in 1870, this historic home has been completely refurbished and now functions as a fabulous guesthouse in the city center. The apartment is located five minutes away from popular sites in the Nine Streets neighborhood and Amsterdam’s famous Red-Light District.
Comfortable Apartment in a Cosmopolitan Neighborhood
If you’re looking to avoid the tourist traps of the city center, rent this chic apartment in a stylish neighborhood favored among local residents.
Spacious and well equipped, this impressive apartment offers everything you need for a comfortable stay and more. The living area is furnished with a four-person dining table, a stylish and comfortable black leather couch, and a 55-inch TV. Glass doors flood the room with natural light and open onto a small balcony. The private outdoor space offers a table and two chairs, making it the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee or dine outside in the fresh air. The bedroom also boasts balcony access and a king-size bed that can sleep two guests. Feel free to sleep in with the room-darkening shades or browse the well-stocked bookshelf for something to read on the balcony. There is also a full bathroom and a full kitchen with stylish green cabinetry and full-size appliances. Additional amenities include brand-new air-conditioning, a dishwasher, and a washer and dryer.
Tucked away on a quiet residential street in the cosmopolitan neighborhood of De Pijp, this Amsterdam Airbnb is close to several local restaurants, boutiques, bars, and coffee shops. The Heineken Experience and the popular attractions of the city center are also just a short walk away.
Amazing Canal Penthouse With Stunning Views
With its elegant atmosphere, classic style, and modern comforts, this is without a doubt one of the best Amsterdam Airbnbs.
High ceilings, antique furniture, and one-of-a kind artwork make this apartment breathtakingly beautiful. The prestigious home was originally built in 1890 and has historically been a favorite among famous Dutch intellectuals. When you enter the living room, you’ll immediately notice the opulent chandelier hanging between exposed beams. The room is furnished with a comfy couch and a six-person dining table. There is also a full kitchen with baby blue accents and a full bathroom with a walk-in shower. Up to four guests can stay in this fabulous rental, which offers one bedroom with a queen-size bed and another with two single beds. The bedrooms both offer the highest quality mattresses and are situated on opposite sides of the apartment for optimal privacy. Since the building is the tallest in the area, the views are truly unbeatable.
As if the interior weren’t impressive enough, this incredible vacation home offers an upscale location overflowing with coveted real estate. Situated on the Singelgraght canal, between the historic center and the trendy De Pijp neighborhood, the apartment boasts a convenient location with easy access to the best of Amsterdam. Popular attractions, including the Heineken experience, the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and the Amstel River are all just a short walk away. Enjoy the beauty of the canal on foot or sail off on a sightseeing cruise from the dock located just steps away from the apartment.
In 1874, Claude Monet painted two of his famous works, Groenburgwal and Zuiderkerk, from the doorstep of the same building that holds this incredible rental. Beautifully renovated, the property now offers a modern and convenient stay for Amsterdam’s visitors.
The luxurious amenities and colorful accents in the bright and spacious apartment make it one of the most comfortable and stylish rentals in the area. The space offers two large bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms and is suited for up to four guests. The master bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed, a sofa, a small table, and a hammock. The second bedroom features a king-size bed, a sofa bed, a dedicated workspace, and a convenient espresso machine. Both bedrooms offer wall-mounted Smart TVs. In the full bathroom, you’ll find a luxurious double-sink vanity and a separate walk-in shower and a soaking tub. There is a second espresso machine in the kitchenette, which is fully equipped with cooking essentials and all of the basic appliances except for a stove. Additional amenities include Bluetooth speakers, a washer and dryer, and baby gear upon request.
Located on the Amstel River, this Amsterdam Airbnb sits directly behind Rembrandt Square. Guests can find several popular clubs, cafés, and shops right around the corner. The city’s most famous museums, along with the iconic Red-Light District, are also within walking distance.
Historic Apartment With Canal Views
If this is your first time visiting the city or you just want to make the most of a short stay, you can’t go wrong with this canal-side vacation rental in Amsterdam.
The apartment is private, clean, and comfortable, and the central location and iconic views will make you feel one with the city. The studio space can accommodate two guests and offers a king-size bed and a private full bathroom. To the right of the bed, there is a full wall of windows with perfect canal views. The room also offers a TV, a small refrigerator, dishes and silverware, and a small table for dining or working.
The apartment is on the first floor of a renovated canal house originally built in 1930. Almost every major attraction is within walking distance, and Central Station, where you can take a short tram ride to Museum Square, is only five minutes away.
Luxurious Apartment in an Authentic Amsterdam House
Charming, bright, and spacious, this Airbnb in Amsterdam offers a remarkably peaceful and comfortable stay.
Situated in a classic Amsterdam building built in 1886, the apartment boasts a modern design mixed with antique furnishings reminiscent of its history. There is one bedroom with a cozy double bed that can be split into two single beds and large windows with stained-glass details. The home is a great choice for a solo traveler or a couple, and the host will also provide a baby cot for one child up to two years old. The open-concept layout features a large living space with a colorful sofa, a TV, and a four-person dining table. From the living area, guests can access a private balcony with patio furniture and beautiful garden views. There also is a well-stocked kitchenette and a full bathroom with a rain-style walk-in shower.
The tranquil reprieve of the apartment’s quiet surroundings is perfect for anyone looking to sleep away from the hustle and bustle of the city center. Located in the beautiful neighborhood of Oude Pijp, the Airbnb is a few steps away from the Amstel river and a 15-minute walk away from the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk Museum, and the Van Gogh museum. In the immediate vicinity, you will also find several tram stops that go directly to Central Station.
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Stunning Apartment in a Prime Location
This boutique apartment sits on the top floor of a historic building in Amsterdam’s Oud-West neighborhood and offers a spacious and luxurious stay.
The two-bedroom, two-bathroom home can comfortably accommodate up to four guests. The master bedroom offers an en suite bathroom, and both rooms offer king-size beds with the highest quality mattresses and bed sheets. The living room is characterized by floor-to-ceiling windows and rustic exposed wooden beams. The bright green couch adds a pop of color, and there is a dining table with space for everyone. There is no kitchen in the apartment, but there is a refrigerator and an espresso machine.
Location-wise the apartment is in a diverse spot perfect for every type of traveler. The neighborhood’s streets are lined with a variety of boutiques, restaurants, and cultural offerings. Vondelpark is right around the corner, and although the apartment sits on a quiet street, the lively city center is just a short walk away.
Bright and Private Room in the Center
The last Amsterdam Airbnb on our list has been completely renovated and redecorated to provide guests with the most comfortable and stylish stay possible.
Styled with modern décor and brand-new furniture, this apartment is a great choice for one or two guests. The bedroom offers sliding glass doors that open onto a private balcony and two single beds that can be combined to form a comfy king-size bed. The luxurious bathroom offers an oversized walk-in shower, and the kitchenette comes equipped with a coffee machine, a kettle, and a milk frother. The bright living space is furnished with comfy seating and a two-person dining table, and boasts partially stained-glass windows.
Set in the heart of Amsterdam’s vibrant Jordan neighborhood, this convenient apartment is on a lively street with a ton of great shops and restaurants to explore. Central Station is only a 10-minute walk away, and Westerpark is right around the corner where you can check out the many galleries and theaters uniquely situated in old factory buildings.
No matter what brings you to this iconic city, a stay in one of the best Airbnbs in Amsterdam will ensure that your trip is unforgettable.