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Cheap Hotels in Amsterdam

Are you looking for a European destination on a budget? Give yourself a Dutch treat by visiting Holland's famous capital, Amsterdam. This cosmopolitan Scandinavian city blends old-world charm with modern twists and has something for nearly every traveler. Best of all, you can find cheap hotels in Amsterdam on Hostelbookers that are clean and comfortable.

Interested in Dutch history and classical architecture? A stay in Amsterdam's Old Center is the place to be. This part of the city was founded in the Middle Ages and used to be subdivided into an older part and a newer part. Old Center includes areas such as the newly-developed Chinatown, the Old Jewish Quarter and the infamous Red Light District. There are several first-class museums and restaurants to visit.

While in the Old Center, you can find nice and cheap lodgings such as The Greenhouse Effect. Guests will enjoy clean and comfortable rooms with twenty-four hour hot showers and Internet access. They also include fresh towels and linen. The Greenhouse Effect has its own bar and coffee shop as well as free breakfast. It is within walking distance of many of the attractions in the Old Center.

Amsterdam's Waterfront district has some of the nuances of the old ship-building docks from its industrial and nautical past. The newer parts have trendy restaurants, nightclubs, and Europe's largest library. Hikers will enjoy meandering around the Westparke. Most sites are close enough for walking.

Staying on the Waterfront does not have to cost a lot. Tourists can make reservations at the budget-friendly France Hotel. It is located toward the center of Waterfront in a peaceful area around one of the famous canals. The France Hotel offers twenty-four hour hot showers, comfortable rooms with clean linen and towels and Internet connection. There is also a twenty-four hour reception office and free breakfast.

Touring the Canal Belt is a real adventure in historic architecture. If you have ever enjoyed reading about Holland's famous canals and flower gardens, you are going to want to visit here. This area of the city is filled with famous museums, upscale restaurants, shopping and site-seeing. An economical stay in the Canal Belt district is the Hortus Hotel. There is twenty-four hour reception, a lounge room with pool tables and rooms with twenty-four hour hot showers, linen, and towels.

Art enthusiasts are definitely going to love the Museum District and Vondelpark. There is an entire square mile of various museums that represent classical Western art to modern creations. This district is also home to the famous Van Gogh museum. Music buffs can visit the world-renowned Concertgebouw music hall. Shopping and dining is also highly-rated in the Museum District.

Take a free city tour while staying at the frugal Hotel Anne Marie. They have clean rooms with linen and towels and twenty-four hour hot showers. There is Internet access as well as a guest lounge, free breakfast and a tourist information counter.

Amsterdam can be a trip to remember without breaking the bank for lodging. Enjoy these districts and cheap hotels with amenities like home. Save the extra money for entertainment and souvenirs.