upscale drinking at these hotelbars in amsterdam!
It’s something we all need every now and then: putting on your best dress or jacket, wear your biggest smile and enjoy an urban chique evening in Amsterdam. It’s something different than hanging at the bar or dancing wild in the club. It’s the style version of catching up. And if you ask us, hotelbars a the perfect way to do that. Here you’ll taste a little bit of New York-vibes in Amsterdam. We love it! That’s why we put our 10 x the coolest hotelbars in Amsterdam in this list for you. Enjoy! >>
w lounge >> hotelbars in amsterdam
He came, he saw and he conquered. That’s what absolutely applies to the W Hotel in Amsterdam. And in particular to the the W Lounge on the top floor. Once you step out of the elevator here, you’ll enter a completely different world. The interior is hip, the people are pretty and the cocktails are damn good. Oh and well, the rooftop pool isn’t bad as well ;-)
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5 & 33 >> hotelbars in amsterdam
Another hotelbar that brings everything from urban allure together is the bar from the Art’otel. Better known as 5&33. The location, just across Central Station, is perfect and the Italian cuisine is wonderful. Besides that, 5&33 also has lots of art and a super cool interior!
Read here all about 5 & 33 >>
rhythms bar & kitchen >> hotelbars in amsterdam
Okay, this one’s a little bit further away. But once you’re there, you forget everything around you. Rhythms Bar & Kitchen of the Jaz & the City hotel is located next to the Ziggo Dome and is all about music. That means that you can listen to live performances while eating a very juice burger!
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floor 17 >> hotelbars in amsterdam
With 85 metres this might just be the highest hotelbar in town, Floor 17 of the Ramada hotel in Amsterdam-West. Not only can you enjoy an amazing view across the city, but good food and pretty drinks as well. But the biggest plus of Floor 17 are all the surprising events that are organised. From rooftop movie nights to ice skating in the winter, Floor 17 always brings you a magical experience!
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lotti’s >> hotelbars in amsterdam
Another hotelbar that immediately became a number 1 hotspot in the city: Lotti’s of hotel The Hoxton. The relaxed setting, the menu and the beautiful location make it the perfect hotspot for your dates and meetings.
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freddy’s bar >> hotel de l’europe
Freddy’s Bar, the bar of Hotel de L’Europe along the Amstel, is a place filled with beautiful history. de bar van Hotel de L’Europe aan de Amstel, is een plek vol bijzondere historie. The classic look and chic flair make you almost think that you’re in the Royal Palace. And hey, we all want that from time to time, right?
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morgan & mees >> hotelbars in amsterdam
Morgan & Mees just has it all. A monumental building in the city centre of Amsterdam, a beautiful courtyard / terrace, good food and a cool interior. Yes yes yes, we love Morgan & Mees. You almost forget that this place is a hotel as well ;-)
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the lobby >> hotelbars in amsterdam
What’s in a name, huh? The Lobby of Hotel V has been a favourite among the hotelbars for years now. Well, the one on the Nesplein. Because their second Lobby, on the Frizeaustraat only just opened. Both lobbies offer breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails. Sounds like everything you need, right?
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the pool >> the student hotel
Trendy, playful and fresh. That’s restaurant The Pool on the Wibautstraat in three words. It’s located on the place where the beloved club Trouw used to be. Now transformed into a hip hotspot and serving as the hotelbar of The Student Hotel.
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THINGS TO DO:
⋙ Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
⋙ A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
⋙ The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ MOCO Museum for street art
⋙ Photography museum FOAM
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
⋙ Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ Red Light District tour
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>
Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
☾ Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
☾ The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
☾ Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
☾ CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
☾ Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
VERY VERY NICE // €€
☾ Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
☾ Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
☾ Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
☾ Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
☾ INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
☾ The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
☾ Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
☾ Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
☾ QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
☾ Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.
Let’s get social
I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.
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- Amsterdam Tips -
- To do -
(Private) Canal Cruise
Make a boat tour and enjoy the Amsterdam Light Festival from the water during a cruise on the canals.Tickets from € 16,- >>
This new experience with unique and colourful installations is the Instagram hit of Amsterdam.Book a time slot >>
- Stay -
This trendy hotel with a rooftop, restaurant and club is located in hot and happening Amsterdam East.Check the rates >>
This lifestyle hotel is located on Herengracht in the Canal District and also loved by locals.Check the rates >>
- Deals -
Visit the number one photography museum of Amsterdam for exhibits about contemporary photography.Get tickets for € 12,50 >>
Tulips at Keukenhof
One of the most Instagrammable places in Holland during this season!Get that Insta-photo >>