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Guide to Amsterdam: The Best Places to Eat, Stay and Explore

3 minute read 23 February 2024
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 26, 2017:  The Spiegelgracht in the old town of Amsterdam
Written by: Gilbert Ott

In Amsterdam, life just feels even more “gezellig” and yes, we totally learned that from Ted Lasso!

From priceless art to swoon worthy evening walks along the canals, and a few side trips of many varieties, there’s really something for all travel styles here.

Here’s your guide to all the best of Amsterdam from bars to great sleeps, and we even threw in a few tips to get there! to a great Amsterdam hotel

Dutch hospitality is a delight and Amsterdam doesn’t skimp on great hotels.

For the loyalty and points focused, Hyatt’s Andaz is a fabulous option and even points can be punk rock at the Sir Adam, the Marriott Design Hotels Brand outpost. For quirky, sophisticated and hip, the Hoxton Amsterdam is a fabulous choice. to a great Amsterdam meal

Like many cities, you’ll always do well in neighborhoods near a park when it comes to great food. Vondelpark and Westerpark are no exceptions. For a fun eclectic prix-fixe with fun wines, check out Cafe De Klepel. For veggies looking for a special meal, Choux is a delight and imports their own natural wines. Breakfast at Fort Negen is a must! to a great Amsterdam bar

How fitting is a bar called Dutch Courage? It’s also great, paying homage to Genever, the primary Dutch spirit. If you’re more beer than tipple, there’s no place quite like Proeflokaal Arendsnest, serving all Dutch beers. Just don’t ask to pronounce it. to a great Amsterdam travel tip

Don’t worry about hailing a taxi here. Schiphol is incredibly well connected to all points of Amsterdam, and even other cities in the Netherlands via efficient bus and train options. Figure 13-30 minutes door to door to most of the city, with the fastest being from Amsterdam Central Station to Schiphol Airport in 13 minutes flat. to a great Amsterdam award flight

Dreaming of picturesque canals and historic charm? Let be your ticket to Amsterdam. From iconic museums to cozy cafes, there’s something for everyone in this Dutch gem. Search for flights today and get ready to experience Amsterdam like a local!

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