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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 7932 customers

Activities / excursions 89%

Restaurants / eating out 80%

Shopping 81%

Chilling out / relaxing 86%

Getting around / public transport 88%

Sightseeing 88%

Culture 90%

Nightlife / partying 89%

Value for money 72%

Customer Travel Tips for Amsterdam

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


25 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Know your history well or you must be a beer lover.

Liked: Architecture of the houses and the effort taken in preserving it.

Disliked: Nothing. But i like the countryside better than the city..

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating

ldenny876019
25 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Relaxation / spa Shopping

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Dam square

Liked: Not sleep

Disliked: Public transportion expensive

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


25 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Rent a bike, it is worth the money!

Liked: Culture shock! Rent a bike and you have a very unique experience!

Disliked: Bicycle traffic can be dangerous. Not recommend for cars.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


25 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: To have fun but to do it in a conscious way, I saw more than one time people picking people up at the point where they start messing with other people or acting irresponsibly.

Liked: That is a really colorful city, we found jazz concerts on the streets, also the museums are excellent and so the night life.

Disliked: At some hour at night there are a lot of dealers on the streets, every five seconds a different one approaches you.

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


18 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Get a hostel in the centre

Liked: Van Gogh museum

Disliked: Expensive public transport

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating

mgc312916423
18 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Boats are a form of entertainment, not a quick mode of transport! Everyone is very friendly, don't be shy to ask for help.

Liked: It is an amazing city.

Disliked: Roads and sidewalks are absolute chaos!

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


17 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: i dont know

Liked: it was easy to get around, the atmosphere is great

Disliked: no

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating

zheyang8572
17 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: walk around the city to get a nice feel of it

Liked: the atmosphere

Disliked: a bit expensive

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating

daaj935405
14 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Walking tour is really good

Liked: A lot of culture and activities to do

Disliked: No

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating

maireaddoherty8304
12 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Do the canal tour and free walking tour on your first day

Liked: Beautiful scenery, canal tours, free walking tour

Disliked: Not pedestrian friendly, hostile cyclists,

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating

hanneh--h1131
03 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy and explore the city

Liked: Everything.

Disliked: Nothing

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating

aarondeveloper4518
01 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Avoid the touristy bits and just go to the parks

Liked: Beautiful place, everything very accessible

Disliked: Generally quite expensive

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating

esther22042834
30 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Rent a bike!

Liked: The people are amazing!

Disliked: No. Just sad that the centre in under construction. Good reason to come back when done :D

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 40%
82% Avg. rating

VivianaG
29 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy it, it's a great place!

Liked: Interesting place, great nightlife and plenty to see.

Disliked: Just need to be careful in some places, no different to any other city though.

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
64% Avg. rating

stefaniamaccalli6964
25 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Go outside the city on the dikes out to Uitdam and Merken.

Liked: I loved all the types of transportation- boats, bikes, trams, subway,

Disliked: The bikes are very inefficient. Not bicycling- that is super efficient- the actual bicycles.

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating

whostheweirdo1257
21 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at ecomama hotel

Liked: The nightlife, the culture

Disliked: No

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating

nunter6367
21 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Anne Frank Housr

Liked: Relaxed atmosphere

Disliked: No dislikes

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating

ronendan125611
21 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: If you're going to a museum: Book in advance!!! Also, the sooner the book your hotels the better.

Liked: The atmosphere in the city, beautiful place to just wander around and get lost among the gorgeous houses

Disliked: Accommodation is quite pricey

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating

annabeltraversy9491
21 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Get accommodation with a good location near museumplein.

Liked: It had lots of historic sites and great food. The atmosphere was amazing. It also felt very safe.

Disliked: No

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


19 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Visit Vondelpark!

Liked: So much culture, so many sights, great nightlife.

Disliked: No

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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 7932 customers

Activities / excursions 89%

Restaurants / eating out 80%

Shopping 81%

Chilling out / relaxing 86%

Getting around / public transport 88%

Sightseeing 88%

Culture 90%

Nightlife / partying 89%

Value for money 72%

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