10Best Hotels in Amsterdam Close To Both Cruise Port and City Center

Whether you’re making arrangements for a cruise or are just returning from an incredible voyage, you may need to book a place to sleep in Amsterdam. It’s important your hotel is close to the cruise port if Amsterdam is your starting point. This way, you reduce the chance of getting lost. If Amsterdam is your final destination, you should definitely spend a few extra days in the city. You can remain close to the cruise terminal and still see all the sights.

Amsterdam offers a wide variety of accommodation. Therefore, 10Best has narrowed down the choices and outlined the best hotels near the Amsterdam cruise port. Plus, all are within walking distance of Centraal Station.

The Moevenpick Hotel is right next to the Passenger Terminal, perfect for those cruise travelers with an early departure. Grand Hotel Amrath, a five-star hotel also close to the cruise port, includes many luxurious amenities in the room rate. The DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station provides one of the best views of the city and offers free Wi-Fi and Apple computers in every room, while Die Port van Cleve has more of a traditional Dutch atmosphere with its “Delft blue” styled rooms. The Park Plaza Victoria, located directly opposite Centraal Station, grants guests free access to the swimming pool, and the Ibis Amsterdam Centre is perfect for those on a budget. You’re guaranteed a good night’s rest, regardless if you’re about to sail away or head home.

Hotel Luxer

The Hotel Luxer, a recently renovated three-star hotel, is situated in one of Amsterdam's historic areas. The hotel, which has 47 comfortable rooms, offers the perfect setting for a good night's rest. The rooms are equipped with a telephone,...  Read More

Ibis Amsterdam Centre

The Ibis is situated right next to Centraal Station, which puts you in a perfect position. You are close to all the sights and attractions, but also within walking distance of the cruise port and one train ride away from the airport. This hotel,...  Read More


Hotel Brouwer, a small family-run hotel situated along the Singel canal, is very close to Central Station and Dam Square. The Brouwer family has run the hotel since 1917, but the building itself has a much longer history. Prior to the Brouwer...  Read More

Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam

The Park Plaza Victoria, a four-star hotel housed in a white majestic historic building, is situated directly across from Centraal Station. The hotel offers free use of the swimming pool, something you do not often find in the Amsterdam city...  Read More

Die Port Van Cleve Hotel Amsterdam

Die Port van Cleve, a hotel located right behind Dam Square near the Royal Palace, is the site of the first Heineken brewery. G.A. Heineken opened the brewery in 1864. Later, the Hulscher brothers acquired the building and opened a beer house....  Read More

Old Center / Red Light District
NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

Located directly on Dam Square, only a short walk from Centraal Station, the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky is an Amsterdam icon. It is surrounded by notable attractions, such as the Royal Palace, Nieuwe Kerk (New Church) and National Monument, as...  Read More

NH Barbizon Palace

NH Barbizon Palace, a five star hotel located in the heart of Amsterdam, gives its guests the royal treatment. The hotel, comprised of nineteen 17th century houses, offers an array of amenities, including free Wi-Fi. The 274 rooms are furnished...  Read More

Moevenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Center

If you want to stay right next to the cruise port, Moevenpick is a great choice. This modern four-star hotel has 408 guest rooms. The hotel offers numerous amenities, including free Internet and free access to the fitness and wellness area. The...  Read More

Mint Hotel Amsterdam

The DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station provides one of the best views of the city. Make your way to the Sky Lounge and gaze over Amsterdam; from the historic buildings to the busy harbor, the view is breathtaking. Ready to head out...  Read More

Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam

The Amrath Hotel truly provides a grand experience. The hotel has 165 elegantly decorated rooms, fully equipped with free Wireless Internet, a complimentary minibar, Nespresso coffee machine, electric curtains and a flat-screen television....  Read More


Meet Jessica Lipowski

Jessica has fallen in love with the Netherlands. She moved in 2011, seizing an opportunity to live abroad, a long-time dream.

In May 2016, she published a non-fiction book, "Flavors of...  More About Jessica

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