The nicest work spots in Amsterdam with free wifi for freelancers!
Are you always on the look out for hotspots in Amsterdam where they have free wifi? As a freelancer I work outside the office a lot but I don’t always want to end up at the same spot. That’s why I try out a lot of different (new) coffee bars and lunchrooms where you can get good coffee, have a nice lunch, where it’s quiet to work and where they have (fast) wifi. I’ve seen a lot of spots by now, so I will share my favourite 18 x work spots in Amsterdam with free wifi with you!
Hutspot | work spots in Amsterdam
The popular concept store Hutspot on the Van Woustraat is still a nice spot to work. My favourite because there is always a relaxed and creative vibe, and because I can’t work without my yoghurt with-granola-and-fruit breakfast! And I’m fan of their coffee. Besides that, no-one will look weird at you when you open up your laptop or pull out your books on the table to sit and work whole day. Ask for the wifi code and go! Don’t forget to take a break every now and than to have a look around at all the nice items they sell at Hutspot ;-)
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STROOM | WORK SPOTS IN AMSTERDAM
Have you ever dreamed of a workspace in the middle of De Pijp? Yes? Well, you’ve just found it. Stroom has the perfect ambiance to sit with your laptop or books and has delicious coffee too. We love this new hotspot already. Extra advantage: the Wi-Fi works perfectly!
Stroom, Ferdinand Bolstraat 151, www.stroomindepijp.nl
The Student Hotel | WORK SPOTS IN AMSTERDAM
This former club is now transformed to The Student Hotel. They have ideal workstations with awesome lounge chairs and, not unimportant: good coffee. Extra fun; if you want to relax a bit, you can play table tennis or enjoy the view from their rooftop. And after that, we go back to business of course ;)
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CT COFFEE & COCONUTS | WERPLEKKEN IN AMSTERDAM
Talking about work spots in Amsterdam, this one cannot be missed. Any writers block will disappear immediately here. At CT Coffee & Coconuts you’ll definitely will wrtie your best phrases with the most beautiful words. Thanks to the fine, spacious room with birght lightning you’ll be inspired in a sex. Here you’ll find not only good coffee and a good vibe, but also fresh coco juise. Yes, you want to go here!
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Zoku | WORK SPOTS IN AMSTERDAM
We love this place! It is so cozy that it almost feels like your own living room. They have healthy snacks to keep focus and there are several places where you can sit wit your books or laptop. The best part of this hotel is the bar: it is a shared workspace. How awesome!
Zoku, Weesperstraat 105 , www.livezoku.com
Werkplaats | Work spots in Amsterdam
Do you know Werkplaats? The co-working space in the Volkshotel in Amsterdam East! Here you can use one of the flex spots and free wifi. Do you have a meeting and need a bit of privacy? You can make use of one of the work cabins! On your lunch break or after a long day at work it’s only a few steps to the bar where they happily pour you a drink or make you a delicious flammkuchen. Sounds like the perfect work spot in Amsterdam, right?
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COFFEE & JUICES | Work spots IN AMSTERDAM
In West we found a new workplace gem: Coffee & Juices! Take a seat at the wooden tables, order a cup of coffee or fresh juice, open laptop and get things done! I’m a fan of this place because there’s a very warm, nice atmosphere. But also because you can have lunch in the afternoon with delicious semi-healthy sandwiches.
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Generator | WORK SPOTS IN AMSTERDAM
If you like bright colors and natural light, then this is definitely a workspace for you. We love the high windows and bright colors on the walls. And when it’s time for a break, we like to go for a walk in the park near by the hotel or enjoy one of the delicious sandwiches on their menu. The one with eggs and avocado is delicious! Truly a win for the work spots in Amsterdam!
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Vinnies | work spots in Amsterdam
It’s always a bit noisy inside, but Vinnies in the Haarlemmerbuurt is still one of my favourite work spots. I just can’t get enough of all the healthy meals on the menu! And yes, the wifi is free and yes, there is a long table to sit at. Besides that, it’s always a good idea to work in the middle of the city so friends can come by for a coffee ;-).
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Meneer en Mevrouw Keus | work spots in Amsterdam
Less well known but also a nice spot to work is Meneer en Mevrouw Keus. This lunchroom is also a caterer where you can get delicious organic food. You will get hungry by looking at all the delicious things they make, but it is a nice and quiet spot to work, where I can concentrate on my work very well. And is the sun out? In my break I will drink a coffee, sitting on the wooden scaffolding bench.
Click here for more info and photo’s of Meneer en Mevrouw Keus >>>
White Label Coffee | work spots in Amsterdam
Not to miss on our list with nice work spots: White Label Coffee in De Baarsjes! Go sit at the front and watch how locals walk in and out for a good cup of coffee. Or sit in the back of the coffee spot, where it is more quiet and there is more space to work.
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Have a nice day at work! Is there a nice work spot with free wifi in Amsterdam missing? Let us know!
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
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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
COMFORTABLE // €€
☾ 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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Anne de Buck
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