Gay Amsterdam

Gay Amsterdam Luxury Hotels

A choice of uniquely Dutch luxury boutique hotels and international brands means gay travelers can look forward to a fabulous stay in Amsterdam

Most of our top luxury hotels are located in Amsterdam's historic Old Centre.


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Old Centre

The historic "Old Centre" of Amsterdam, with Dam Square at its heart, dates from the 13th century. The area is full of shops, great hotels, canals and 'coffee shops', making it the most-visited part of the city.

Amsterdam's Old Town is also renowned for is gay leather fetish & cruise club scene. 
art'otel Amsterdam
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Prins Hendrikkade 33, Amsterdam

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Why this hotel? Walking-distance to city highlights.

A trip unlike any other. art'otel Amsterdam is not your standard hotel. It's a vibrant, edgy multi-sensory exhibition that finds its home where you, our guests, are the centrepiece. A living, breathing, feeling artistic community where everything resides under one roof: sleek rooms, an outpost for award-winning Henrique's Portuguese-Asian dining experience, as well as a bold and contemporary gallery hosting an ever-changing rosta of daring exhibitions from adventurous artists. Looking for a little break from city life? Unplug and rejuvenate in our in-house spa and wellness centre.


art’otel Amsterdam is located loud and proud in the middle of the city centre, within the canal belt and opposite Amsterdam Central Station. The city's size makes it perfect for exploring on foot. Many of the best sights and sounds are within walking distance including highlights such as the picturesque canal district, Damsquare, Leidseplein and Leidsestraat, Rembrandtplein, the 9 little shopping streets and the famous LGBTQ+ friendly street for partying: Reguliersdwarsstraat.


With 107 contemporary rooms & suites, at art'otel it's not just about a great night's sleep. In each art room you'll find some unique features to enhance your stay, such as the signature 'the art of sleep' bed, luxurious Egyption cotton bed linen, rainfall showers, a Marshall Bluetooth speaker, illy espresso machine and artwork from our signature artist Atelier Van Lieshout.

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artwork
Gym
rain showers
Restaurant
Spa
wellness center
Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam
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Dam 9, Amsterdam City Centre, 1012 JS Amsterdam,, Amsterdam

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Why this hotel? Great location. Near gay bars, sights & shops.
The popular NH Krasnapolsky has a great city centre location overlooking Dam Square, near sights and shops, and about halfway between the gay cruise club scene in Warmesstraat and the gay bars around Amstel river.

The building dates back to 1855, but the modern air-conditioned guest rooms are spacious and feature contemporary bathrooms, free WiFi and satellite TV.

The NH has its own gym, though the nearby Sauna Nieuwezijds may be more tempting. Rates are competitive.
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Free Wi-Fi
Gym
Restaurant
W Amsterdam
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Spuistraat, 175,, Amsterdam

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Why this hotel? Gay-Welcoming! Just off Dam Square in city centre.
W Amsterdam is a gay-friendly luxury hotel in the old center of Amsterdam in The Netherlands.

Spread across two monumental buildings, a former telephone exchange and a bank, W Amsterdam offers an intriguing design mix of Dutch heritage and contemporary style in the heart of the city center, just off Dam square, with easy access to vibrant nightlife, dining, shopping, and the fashion scene.

Once you have chosen your side of the street to stay (W Bank or W Exchange) expect luxury contemporary rooms and for those with a larger budget luxurious suites with a choice of Atrium, City, Palace or Canal views.

Amenities include an exclusive Bliss SPA bathroom toiletries for all W Hotel guests, luxury bedding, air-con, free wifi, rainfall shower, wireless speakers and 24 hour in-room dining and whatever else you may need on request. WOW loft suites even come with their own living rooms, multiple bathrooms and signature round beds!

Indulge in one of the destination restaurants The Duchess, a Michelin-star restaurant in distinctive settings of Mr Porter, artfully blending a modern steakhouse’s prestige with the buzz of a chic lounge. Taste signature sips at the rooftop W Lounge overlooking the Royal Palace and city lights.

The W Amsterdam also has a state-of-the-art fitness center and AWAY Spa for ultimate relaxation as well as also caters for business meetings and weddings.

Please see the official website for further details, inquiries and bookings.
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Contemporary Design.
Fitness Centre
Pool
roof terrace
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Steak House
suites
Tea Room
Sofitel Legend The Grand
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Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, Amsterdam

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Why this hotel? Gay-popular. Fabulous pool & dining. Walk to the bars.
A former 16th-century royal guesthouse in Amsterdam with an elaborate history, restored in all its splendour.

Sofitel Legend 'The Grand' is a central as it gets. Dam square is a 5-minute walk away, whilst the gay nightlife, tourist attractions and shopping areas are all within easy reach.

You will experience the highest standards of service, luxury and comfort. Sofitel's signature "My Bed" will ensure a good night's sleep. Onsite facilities include restaurant, bar, swimming pool, gym, spa and free WiFi.
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Cafe
Free Wi-Fi
Gym
Jacuzzi / Hot Pool
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Restaurant
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Shop
Spa
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Swimming pool
NH Amsterdam Barbizon Palace
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59-72 Prins Hendrikkade, Amsterdam

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Why this hotel? Popular with gay guests. Excellent dining. Superb location.
A popular Amsterdam luxury choice on Travel Gay Europe. The NH Barbizon is located close to the Central Station, a 10-minute walk from Dam Square and within easy reach of Café ’t Mandje, Queen's Head and other gay bars

Housed in a 17th century building, the large, air-conditioned rooms feature high ceilings, satellite TV, minibar, tea & coffee maker, free WiFi. Apartments include kitchens, and 24-hour room service is available.

The hotel has a gym, sauna, massage service and solarium. The in-house Michelin-starred restaurant serves excellent international specialities. There is also a laid-back bar with a great drinks menu.
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Bar
Free Wi-Fi
Gym
Massage
Restaurant
Sauna
Shop
Steam room
De L'Europe Amsterdam
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Nieuwe Doelenstraat 2-8, Amsterdam

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Why this hotel? Amazing location. Luxury choice. Near the gay scene.
Ultra luxurious, neoclassical hotel on the banks of the river Amstel. De L'Europe has over 100 years of history, with gorgeous antique décor and paintings by Dutch masters on display.

This world-famous hotel features a Michelin-starred restaurant and a bar overlooking the river, a state-of-the-art gym, swimming pool and spa centre.

De L'Europe's great location at the southern end of the Old Centre is just a 10-minute walk from Dam Square and  Kalverstraat shopping area. Gay bars on Reguliersdwarsstraat and Amstel are even closer.
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Bar
Free Wi-Fi
Gym
Massage
Restaurant
Sauna
Shop
Spa
Swimming pool

Amsterdam Luxury Hotels in Other Areas

More excellent hotels, just outside of the Old Centre, that deserve consideration.
Conservatorium Hotel
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Van Baerlestraat 27, Amsterdam

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Why this hotel? Fabulous design. Close to the gay nightlife.
One of 'The Leading Hotels of the World, the Conservatorium has an impressive architectural design. Within its beautiful building, the hotel features a a fabulous 18-metre indoor lap pool and a well-equipped gym.

Designed by Italian Piero Lissoni (designer for Alessi and Cappellini), the rooms are spacious (30 m² and upwards) and feature flat screen TV mirrors in the bathroom, coffee machine and free WiFi.

Located close to many museums, just outside the main city canal area. RAPIDO party and Club Church cruise bar are within walking distance, but you will have to take a tram or taxi to the gay bars near Warmoesstraat.
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Bar
Cafe
Free Wi-Fi
Gym
Massage
Restaurant
Sauna
Spa
Swimming pool

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