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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 8058 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

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


26 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Choose a hostel which is close to Leidseplein, or the Rijksmuseum area and then walk around the town instead of staying at a bnb or ahostel which is really far from the city center

Liked: The architecture of the houses around the canals is my favourite

Disliked: No

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


19 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • 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


14 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Not sure...

Liked: A safe place with a sincerely kind and interesting culture. The people are wonderful and there are many fun activities.

Disliked: Absolutely nothing.

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


08 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Watch out for passing bikes! They're a pain.

Liked: Relaxed city; friendly locals; liberal

Disliked: Watching out for bikes when crossing the road; the relentless smells of smoking cannabis

56% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
56% Avg. rating


04 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: should visit within one day. that is enough and cheaper.

Liked: canals

Disliked: dirty and not convenient to travel around, expensive public transportations.

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


16 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: spend as much time in Amsterdam as possible. there is so much to do, experience and see!

Liked:

Disliked:

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • 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


14 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy the city without any schedule

Liked: Everything

Disliked: No

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • 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%
87% Avg. rating


13 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Do a freedam free walking tour, they give you a little histroy loaded with fun stories all about Amsterdam

Liked: Beautiful Canals, easy to get around by bike, everyone was friendly, freedam walking tour was fantastic way to get to know the city

Disliked: nothing

91% 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 - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


04 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: be ready to be liberal.

Liked: Everything, learning the history and the laws of the Netherlands really interests me.

Disliked: nope

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


04 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Get tickets for museums ahead of time

Liked: Lots to see

Disliked: No

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


25 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Get up early because in the winter time the sun sets at like 16.30

Liked: everything is very close and within walking distance

Disliked: there isnt many restaurants with dutch food.

93% 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 - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


19 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Visit zanse schane, which is 1 hour drive from amsterdam.

Liked: Freedom & respecting every culture.

Disliked: No

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
82% Avg. rating


11 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy the town like a real Dutch.

Liked: The canals are awesome, the view, the people, they are prepared for turists.

Disliked: The prices of the museums and churches to visit. I think is too expensive.

49% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
49% Avg. rating


06 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Nothing

Liked: Red lights

Disliked: Nothing much

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


21 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: visit during weekdays.

Liked: International crowd.

Disliked: Expensive stays on weekend.

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


15 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Be prepared not to sleep much ;)

Liked: Wonderful, friendly, full of life city. Love it!

Disliked: November is rather chilly ;)

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


14 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: book early

Liked: beautiful

Disliked: expensive

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


12 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: -

Disliked: -

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • 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


12 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Wear comfortable walking shoes! Or get the tram!!

Liked: Culture, beautiful scenery, things to do

Disliked: Nothing

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • 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


01 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Take as much advantage of the public transport as possible -- it is so easy to use and really reliable!

Liked: I love the culture of the people -- it is honestly the friendliest place I have ever visited!

Disliked: I didn't dislike anything. I would have stayed for longer if I could have taken more time off work!!

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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 8058 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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