If you like staying in gay and gay-friendly hotels, gay Amsterdam is a great match for your next European destination. Since this charming Dutch city is best explored on foot, a centrally-located hotel is the ideal solution. There are essentially two primary areas of interest for gay travelers in Amsterdam: the Warmoesstraat/Zeedijk district and the Reguliersdwarsstraat/Amstel/Kerkstraat area, both of which are located in the city center. As Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ capital, you can expect various hotels catered to different tastes. From budget and business, to luxury and boutique, you will find gay accommodation in Amsterdam that’s just right for you.
Gay hotels in Warmoesstraat and Zeedijk
This is Amsterdam's historic area. It is also 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, a solid option is the Hotel De Gerstekorrel, which is conveniently situated slap bang in the gay section of town, and offers a bright, modern aesthetic. For something closer to the Zeedijk, pencil in a stay at Hotel De Koopermoolen. This budget hotel offers competitive rates and is located within easy reach of Amsterdam’s main train station. Other gay friendly hotels in this area include the Hotel CC, Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam, NH Collection Amsterdam Barbizon Palace, and The Flying Pig Downtown Youth Hostel for those after budget gay travel.
Gay hotels in Reguliersdwarsstraat, Amstel and Kerkstraat
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 1pm, for those who need to lie in after a night of partying!
For other gay hotels in the Reguliersdwarsstraat, Amstel and Kerkstraat area, try Quentin Hotel Golden Bear, Hampshire Hotel - Rembrandt Square, or Hotel Amstelzicht. For something special like a romantic vacation with your plus one, why not try The Albus? This design hotel is located just a stone’s throw away from Reguliersdwarsstraat, and offers a luxurious stay in Amsterdam. So whether you are visiting Amsterdam for Pride, or you simply want to enjoy your summer strolling by the city's iconic canals, Amsterdam's large selection of gay and gay-friendly hotels will make your trip to the Dutch capital a breeze.