Best Hostes near Amsterdam AirportAmsterdam Airport Schiphol is Europe’s third-busiest airport and the main gateway to the Netherlands. It’s located nine miles (14.5 kilometres) outside of the bustling Dutch city centre. Amsterdam is a popular destination, famous for its nightlife, canals, coffee shops, and cultural attractions.

No matter what time you arrive, you want to know that you’re staying in a convenient and comfortable base. It can be tough trying to decide where to stay, especially since the city is pretty spread out.

So we’ve done the legwork to bring you a comprehensive list of the best hostels near Amsterdam Airport. Now you can check in with confidence. All types of hostels are included and sorted into handy categories to make choosing your favourite easy as pie.

From fantastic hostels for couples and perfect pads for solo travellers to budget-friendly accommodations and luxury hostels, we’ve covered all bases.Keep reading to discover the ultimate best hostels near Amsterdam Airport!

Quick Answer: Best Hostels Near Amsterdam Airport

Overall Best Hostel Near Amsterdam Airport – Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark
Best Hostel Near Amsterdam Airport to Catch an Early Flight – B & B Amstelveen
Best Hostels Near Amsterdam Airport to Catch an Early Train – Euphemia Old City Canal Zone
Best Hostels Near Amsterdam Airport for Solo Travelers – Flying Pig Uptown
Best Party Hostel Near Amsterdam Airport – Meininger Amsterdam City West
Best Hostel for Business Travelers Near Amsterdam Airport – Holiday & Business Stay Schiphol Airport
Best Hostels for Couples Near Amsterdam Airport – Hotel Not Hotel
Best Hostels Near Amsterdam Airport for Families – Meininger Amsterdam Amstel
Best Cheap Hostel Near Amsterdam Airport – Via Amsterdam
Best Luxury Hostels Near Amsterdam Airport – De Bedstee Boutique Capsule Hotel
Best Hostels with a Private Room Near Amsterdam Airport – Hababa Short Stay

Best Hostels Near Amsterdam Airport

#1 – Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark

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Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark is our overall winner - and it's easy to see why!

Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark is our overall winner – and it’s easy to see why!

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 15.5 km / 9.6 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 20 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 35 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 50 hour

Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark is our winner for the overall best hostel near Amsterdam Airport. Popular and highly rated, the hostel offers heaps of bang for your buck, terrific facilities, and a welcoming vibe.

Within easy access of both the airport and the city centre, the greenbelt location and chilled vibe mean that you can enjoy plenty of peace and quiet and get a restful sleep.

The large hostel has more than 560 beds spread between mixed and single-gender dorms of various sizes and private rooms. All rooms and dorms are en suite. Lockers are free to use, though you’ll need your own padlock. Access is by key card and the hostel is secure.

There’s a cool games room (complete with foosball and a pool table) and lobby-lounge as well as meeting rooms, a lively bar that serves food and offers great drinks promotions, and a tour desk.

Laundry facilities, free Wi-Fi, bike rentals, luggage storage, and a book exchange are other plus points. You can get your bearings and meet new people on the free daily walking tours.

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#2 – B & B Amstelveen

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The B and B Amstelveen is conveniently close to Amsterdam Airport and has free Wi-Fi, parking, and bike rentals

The B and B Amstelveen is conveniently close to Amsterdam Airport and has free Wi-Fi, parking, and bike rentals

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 10.5 km / 6.6 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 10 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 45 hour

The charming and cosy B & B Amstelveen is our choice for the best hostel near Amsterdam Airport to catch an early flight. It’s just a ten-minute taxi ride from the airport and the location means there’s little fear of getting held up in city centre traffic jams.

The private double rooms are en suite and come with a TV, kettle, safe, hairdryer, and other handy amenities. Freebies include Wi-Fi, parking, and bike rentals.

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#3 –  Euphemia Old City Canal Zone

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It used to be a monastery but now you can stay close to the station enjoy a range of activities!

It used to be a monastery but now you can stay close to the station enjoy a range of activities!

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 15.5 km / 9.6 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 20 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 30 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 55 hour

Euphemia Old City Canal Zone is one of our recommendations for the best hostel near Amsterdam Airport to catch an early train. The large and busy Central Station is within easy reach of the hostel.

The hostel is atmospheric and filled with historic charm—it’s housed within a former monastery! Dorms come in different sizes, between four and ten, and all are mixed. There are also private en suite rooms that sleep one, two, and three.

The TV lounge is a great place to hang out and meet others and you’ll find ample seating.

The hostel also has a tour desk, book exchange, free Wi-Fi, bike rentals, jobs board, luggage storage, and meeting rooms.

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#4 – ClinkNOORD

ClinkNOORD

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 26 km / 16.2 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 25 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 35 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 1 hour 20 minutes

Situated almost behind Central Station, ClinkNOORD is another fabulous hostel near Amsterdam Airport to catch an early train. Atmospheric, the hostel is housed in an old laboratory building and it has kept many cool original features.

The huge stained glass window is particularly striking. When it comes to common spaces ClinkNOORD knows its stuff—there’s a place to work with a library, a bright and airy atrium, a kitchen, a café, and a bar. The hostel arranges regular fun events for guests, including free daily walking tours, live music, meetups, cocktail-making sessions, and more.

The tour desk helps you maximise your time in Amsterdam and the laundry facilities help you stay looking (and smelling!) fresh. There are single, double, and twin private rooms, all en suite. There are also comfy dorms, complete with lockers, for four, six, eight, ten, and 14 (mixed), and ladies-only dorms that sleep four or ten.

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#5 – Flying Pig Uptown

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Flying Pig Uptown is an onsite bar with cheap drinks - perfect for solo travelers to relax and mingle close to transport

Flying Pig Uptown is an onsite bar with cheap drinks – perfect for solo travelers to relax and mingle close to transport

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 12.8 km / 8 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 20 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 30 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 1 hour

Flying Pig Uptown is our favourite hostel near Amsterdam Airport for solo travelers. The homey vibes are strong here and you’ll enjoy a warm welcome and friendly stay.

There are mixed and female-only dorms in various sizes as well as private rooms for solo travelers, couples, families, and friends. The laid-back bar is a top place to meet other guests and you can benefit from cheap drinks prices and diverse activities.

Cook meals to share with your new pals in the large kitchen. There’s a smoking room too. Other plus points include lockers, left luggage facilities, a book exchange, vending machines, free Wi-Fi, and 24-hour reception.

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#6 – Train Lodge Amsterdam

Train Lodge Amsterdam

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 13.8 km / 8.6 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 12 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 15 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 1 hour

Train Lodge Amsterdam is one of the coolest hostels near Amsterdam Airport for solo travellers—the hostel is literally housed within an old disused train! It’s definitely unique. There are female-only and mixed dorms as well as a selection of private rooms. All rooms share bathrooms.

The outdoor terrace is a nice place to chill and trade travelling tales and you can toss some meat onto the BBQ for a delicious grilled dinner.

Get out and explore with the bike rentals, surf the free Wi-Fi, and unwind in the bar-cum-café. Need to network? The hostel has meeting rooms.

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#7 – Meininger Amsterdam City West

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An onsite bar, tour desk and it's close to the Airport, an easy choice for best party hostel near Amsterdam Airport!

An onsite bar, tour desk and it’s close to the Airport, an easy choice for best party hostel near Amsterdam Airport!

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 14.3 km / 8.9 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 15 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 15 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 1 hour 5 minutes

Meininger Amsterdam City West is our recommendation for the best party hostel near Amsterdam Airport. The onsite bar is a fantastic place to get in the party mood and sink a few drinks before heading for a night out on the tiles. The bar also serves a range of tasty light bites.

You can also chill and mingle in the lobby and games room. The kitchen also has lots of sociable vibes as well as a washing machine and dryer to catch up with the essentials. Free Wi-Fi, luggage storage, a tour desk, bike parking, lockers, and housekeeping services help to make your stay even sweeter.

There are mixed dorms for five and seven, ladies-only dorms for six, and private rooms for one, two, three, four, and six. All rooms are en suite.

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#8 – Holiday & Business Stay Schiphol Airport

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The Holiday and Business Stay Schiphol Airport is the perfect spot for businesspeople and tourists alike

The Holiday and Business Stay Schiphol Airport is the perfect spot for businesspeople and tourists alike

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 10 km / 6.2 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 15 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 30 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 50 minutes

Located in a quiet neighbourhood, Holiday & Business Stay Schiphol Airport is a terrific base for business travellers.

Our pick for the best hostel for business travellers near Amsterdam Airport, you’re sure to get a great night’s sleep in the stylish rooms. The beds are comfortable with good quality mattresses. Rooms come with a terrace and kitchenette, complete with an oven, and bathrooms are shared.

Free Wi-Fi can be accessed throughout and laundry facilities are available. The hostel has a shared lounge where you can relax after a busy day of work.

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#9 – Hotel Not Hotel

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Hotel Not Hotel - an onsite bar and thai restarant - Yes please!

Hotel Not Hotel – an onsite bar and thai restarant – Yes please!

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 12 km / 7.5 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 15 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 25 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 1 hour 10 minutes

The funky Hotel Not Hotel is one of our choices for the best hostels for couples near Amsterdam Airport. Friendly and fun, the property has a unique concept and design. Life revolves around the large central common room, which has a long dining table and comfy sofas.

There are various rooms for two, including some with private bathrooms and some with shared bathrooms. There are arty touches and bright colours throughout. Rooms are individually designed with quirky décor that follows a theme or tells a tale.

There’s an onsite bar where you can socialise, and the bar serves tasty Thai cuisine on most nights of the week. Room service is available for a more intimate meal. Other conveniences include free Wi-Fi, bike rentals, and ticketing services.

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#10 – WOW Amsterdam

WOW Amsterdam is highly reviewed for their vibe - and we agree!

WOW Amsterdam is highly reviewed for their vibe – and we agree!

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 12.8 km / 8 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 15 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 30 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 1 hour 15 minutes

Our other recommendation for the best hostel for couples near Amsterdam Airport is WOW Amsterdam. The private double rooms are en suite and are comfy, clean, cosy, and attractive. (The hostel also has funky mixed and female-only dorms with bright colours.)

The overall feel is arty, creative, and quirky. Couples can enjoy a loved-up stay with plenty of romance. The hostel has artists’ studios, a restaurant, a gallery, and a cool urban farm. Breakfast is included in the prices.

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#11 – Meininger Amsterdam Amstel

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A bar for adults and activities for kids! The Meininger Amsterdam Amstel is an easy pick for this list!

A bar for adults and activities for kids! The Meininger Amsterdam Amstel is an easy pick for this list!

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 17 km / 10.6 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 15 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 30 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 1 hour 5 minutes

The cool family-friendly Meininger Amsterdam Amstel is our choice for the best hostel near Amsterdam Airport for families. Although only people over the age of 18 can stay in the mixed and female dorms, there are private en suite rooms for one, two, three, four, and six.

All rooms have a TV and free Wi-Fi. Cots are available for people travelling with tiny tots.

The large modern hostel has a shared kitchen and various common spaces. The Gamezone and Kidszone are perfect for families, with a variety of games, toys, and other equipment to keep kids of all ages entertained.

The onsite bar is great for adults looking for some chill time. Other great features include a locker room, tour desk, breakfast buffet (additional charge applies), terrace, laundry facilities, and vending machines.

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#12 – Bed & Breakfast Houseboat Gezina

Bed and Breakfast Houseboat Gezina

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 10.6 km / 6.6 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 10 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 50 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 50 minutes

The triple rooms in this charming houseboat are ideal for small families or a travelling trio. They have a large double bed and a single bed and rooms have a private toilet. Showering facilities are shared.

Entertainment wise you’ll find cable TV, a DVD player, a selection of books and games, and free Wi-Fi. Self-catering amenities include a fridge, kettle, and microwave.

You can dine al fresco as you soak up the nice views of the waterfront. Breakfast is included in the rates. Reception is staffed around the clock and the property has luggage storage facilities and daily housekeeping services.

The nearby area offers a range of activities, including hiking, biking, and kayaking, and staying on a moored boat provides an accommodation that’s a bit different to the norm.

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#13 – Via Amsterdam

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You'll find the Via Amsterdam cheap and cheerfully funky!

You’ll find the Via Amsterdam cheap and cheerfully funky!

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 19 km / 11.8 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 20 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 30 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 1 hour 10 minutes

If you’re looking to save money you can’t go wrong with a stay at Via Amsterdam. It is, in our opinion, the best cheap hostel near Amsterdam Airport. There are mixed and female-only dorms as well as private rooms in various sizes. All dorms and rooms are en suite. Dorm beds come with a personal power outlet, reading light, and locker.

The overall appearance is minimal. There’s a funky common area with dining/working tables, hammocks, beanbags, sofas, plenty of cushions, and a TV. The funky bar area has upcycled furnishings in cool colours.

There’s a communal kitchen and dining area and guests will also find a chill computer area. Yet another common space has a pool table and another has a mini cinema—there are definitely tons of great spaces to work, rest, or play!

From the bike rentals and laundry facilities to the left luggage facilities and key card access, there are heaps of reasons to choose this budget Amsterdam hostel.

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#14 – De Bedstee Boutique Capsule Hotel

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What's more luxurious than a sophisticated onsite bar with cocktails and espresso coffee?

What’s more luxurious than a sophisticated onsite bar with cocktails and espresso coffee?

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 12 km / 7.5 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 17 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 30 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 45 minutes

De Bedstee Boutique Capsule Hotel is our pick for the best luxury hostel near Amsterdam Airport.

Ideal for solo travellers, couples, and friends, you’ll sleep in an elegant private double capsule. Bathrooms are shared. The capsules come with a charging point, mood lighting, and luxury bedding, and there’s enough storage space for your cabin baggage.

There are designated storage areas for larger cases and backpacks. The chic onsite bar sells a range of tempting cocktails, local beers, wines, and coffees.

Feeling hungry? Grab a delicious veggie-friendly and organic meal. The property offers free Wi-Fi and there’s a book exchange.

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#15 – Hotel Vossius Vondelpark

Hotel Vossius Vondelpark

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 12.5 km / 7.8 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 20 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 35 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 1 hour

Hotel Vossius Vondelpark is a luxuriously designed Amsterdam accommodation housed in two historic buildings. The property has recently been renovated. There are modern en suite rooms for two (choice of double or two twin beds), three, and four people.

Rooms have a TV, iPod docking station, and free Wi-Fi. Access is by key card and there’s round-the-clock security. Vending machines are perfect if you get the munchies. Bike rentals and the tour desk facilitate your sightseeing in Amsterdam.

The property has an elevator and the baggage storage facilities can come in handy.

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#16 – Hababa Short Stay

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Hababa Short Stay has private rooms and is super close to Amsterdam Airport

Hababa Short Stay has private rooms and is super close to Amsterdam Airport

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 7.7 km / 4.8 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi: 10 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 35 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 40 minutes

Hababa Short Stay is a terrific hostel with a private room near Amsterdam Airport. Rooms sleep two and come with satellite TV and a Wii for your entertainment.

The beds are comfy helping you to get plenty of rest before flying onwards or starting your adventures in Amsterdam. Bathrooms are shared. There’s also a homey living room shared by people staying at the property.

Onsite parking is available (for an extra charge) and airport shuttle services can easily be arranged (extra costs apply).

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#17 – Hostel Van Gogh

Hostel Van Gogh

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Amsterdam Airport 12.5 km / 7.8 miles
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by taxi:15 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by train: 35 minutes
  • Time to Amsterdam Airport by bus: 50 minutes

Hostel Van Gogh is a creative hostel with good amenities. It’s another of our choices for the best hostel with a private room near Amsterdam Airport—the hostel has private rooms for two, three, four, six, and eight, making it a top choice for couples, families, and groups of mates.

The dorm rooms also make it ideal for solo adventurers and friends that want to save some Euros. Mixed and ladies-only dorms are available. All rooms and dorms have their own bathroom, complete with basic toiletries and a hairdryer.

The hostel is modern and there’s plenty of eye-catching artwork to admire. Wi-Fi is free and other facilities include luggage storage, bike rentals, vending machines, and a tour desk.

Breakfast is reasonably priced and filling; it’s a great way to start your day!

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Final Thoughts on the Best Hostels near Amsterdam Airport

And there you have it—the best hostels near Amsterdam Airport!

With something to suit most tastes, budgets, and requirements, we’re confident that you’ll find a top place to stay in the vibrant Dutch capital. Most of our choices are really well connected to the airport by public transportation too.

Make sure you book your favourite early to avoid disappointment.

Did we miss anywhere? If you know another of the best hostels near Amsterdam Airport share the love and let us know in the comments box below.

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