There are hundreds of hotels located across Amsterdam’s various districts.
If you want to explore the canals and historic centre, you should look for a city-centre location.
You can find hotels for all budgets – at the luxury end, there are hotels like the fantastic, luxurious De ‘Europe Amsterdam, a 5-star hotel set on the Amstel River, and a 10-minute walk from Dam Square.
The Radisson Blu Hotel is a 4-star hotel situated in a quieter street, only 7 minutes walk to Dam Square.
The building has a historic, grand feel to the outside, with modern guest rooms inside.
There are many great budget hotels and middle-range 3-star hotels to chose from as well; an overview here.