If you prefer staying in LGBT-friendly hotels, gay Amsterdam is a great match for your next European destination. Since this charming Dutch city is best explored by walking, a centrally-located hotel is your best bet. There are essentially two primary areas of interest to gay travelers: the Warmoesstraat/Zeedijk district and the Reguliersdwarsstraat/Amstel/Kerkstraat area.
Warmoesstraat and Zeedijk
This is Amsterdam's historic area and home to the city's many gay leather bars, as well as the world famous Red Light district. Among the gay hotels Amsterdam has to offer, the most popular in this area is the Anco Hotel, situated slap bang in the gay section of town.
Other gay hotels in Amsterdam
Other gay-friendly hotels situated in the Warmoesstraat and Zeedijk district are the Hotel CC, Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre, Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam, NH Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Hotel Sebastian's, RHO Hotel, and the Truelove Antique and Guesthouse.
Reguliersdwarsstraat, Amstel and Kerkstraat districts
This is a centrally located area of three gay streets filled with great gay bars, restaurants, cafés and shops. Hotel Amistad is a small, 11-room gay hotel in the old center of Amsterdam and is within convenient walking distance of many gay clubs, bars and saunas. Additionally, many of the city's landmarks and museums are nearby. As a bonus, the Amistad offers a late breakfast served until 13:00PM, for those who need to lie in after partying!
Additional options in the area
Other gay-friendly hotels nearby include the Quentin Hotel Golden Bear, Hotel Amstelzicht, Hampshire Hotel - Rembrandt Square, NH Carlton Amsterdam, Hotel JL No76, Banks Mansion, The Albus, Eden Hotel - Hampshire Eden, Hotel Estherea and Hotel Freeland.