Discount Hotels Amsterdam Budget Weekend Break

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Top 5 discount hotels in Amsterdam

Even though Amsterdam is Europe's fourth most popular tourist destination (right behind London, Paris and Rome), it is still possible to find suitable, cost conscious lodging. If you're planning a weekend break in Amsterdam and want to save a few Euros, have a look below

Discount doesn't have to be dull; the Hotel Acacia lets guests stay in one of their 14 rooms or in houseboats on the canals. Rooms are in the funky Bohemian neighbourhood of Jordaan with easy access to boutiques, bars, restaurants and the city centre. The houseboats are furnished as studio flats. Rooms range from €59 to €113 and all include shower, toilet, TV and telephone. Located in the Jordaan at Lindengracht 251. Tel +31 20 622 1460.

Perhaps you're in Amsterdam for the art; the comfortable Art Gallery Hotel is located across from the Rembrandts and Vermeers of the Rijksmuseum. The hotel itself has a pretty roof terrace that affords a rare roof top view of Amsterdam. Rooms with private or shared facilities cost from €68 to €166 and include a buffet breakfast. Located at Weteringschans 67.

Recommended by Amsterdam's tourist board (the VVV), the Aadam Hotel Wilhelmina is within walking distance of all the city centre's museums, financial and fashion centres, Concert Hall and Vondelpark. Efficient and friendly, the hotel just serves breakfast but popular restaurants are nearby. The hotel is a short tram ride from Centraal station and 10 minutes from the airport; rooms include toilets, showers, TV and a telephone. Rates from €66 to €206. Located at Koninginneweg 169. Tel +31 20 662 5467.

If shopping is what you're after, the AMS Hotel Trianon is in the centre of the shopping district. The city centre is within walking distance, the Concert Hall is next door and the three major museums of the Museumplein are just a stroll away. With a breakfast buffet, a bar and 24 hour check in, what more could you want? Rooms range from €73 to €136, all with private bathrooms, radio, TV, telephone and hairdryer. Located at Jan Willem Brouwersstraat 3. Tel +31 20 673 2073.

The Armada Hotel is located in the city centre on Rembrandt Square. With extraordinarily friendly receptionists to answer any question you may have, the help is invaluable, saving you hours of leafing through guidebooks. Small rooms available with private or shared facilities and include telephone, TV and hairdryer; rates from €75 to €98. Located at Keizersgracht 713 715.