Gay Amsterdam · Luxury Hotels

Gay Amsterdam · Luxury Hotels

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

Most of our top 2021 luxury hotels are located in Amsterdam’s historic Old Centre.

For more hotel choices, click here to search all Amsterdam hotels.

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. 

Why this hotel?: Gay-Welcoming! Just off Dam Square in city centre.

W Amsterdam is a gay-friendly luxury hotel in the old centre 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 there own living rooms, multiple bathrooms and signature round beds!

Indulge in one of the destination restaurants The Duchess, Michelin-star restaurant in distinctive settings of Mr Porter, artfully blending a modern steakhouse’s prestige with the buzz 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 centre and AWAY Spa for ultimate relaxation as well as also caters for business meetings and weddings.

Please see the official website for further details, enquiries and bookings.





bar, tea room, steak house, fitness centre, pool, roof terrace, spa, suites, contemporary design.

Spuistraat 175 , Amsterdam

Why this hotel?: Walk to gay cruise clubs. Modern design. Unique dining.

A favourite choice on Travel Gay. Art’otel Amsterdam is located in the heart of the city, near the best shops, restaurants and the Central Station. Gay cruise club The WEB and Sauna Nieuwezijds are just a block away.

Featuring unique artworks by Atelier Van Lieshout, guest rooms are equipped with mood lighting, multimedia control panel, rain shower, free WiFi.

The in-house Active Club features a modern gym, indoor pool, Finnish sauna and solarium! Art’otel ‘5&33’ dining & social club is a destination in its own right, offering a creative combination of late-night kitchen, bar, library, lounge and gallery.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi

Prins Hendrikkade 33, Amsterdam


Based on 3720 votes

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.


bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi

9 Dam, Amsterdam


Based on 3614 votes

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.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, Amsterdam


Based on 6116 votes

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.


bar, restaurant, shop, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, free wi-fi

59-72 Prins Hendrikkade, Amsterdam


Based on 2638 votes

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.


bar, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi

Nieuwe Doelenstraat 2-8, Amsterdam


Based on 2403 votes

Amsterdam · luxury hotels in other areas

More excellent hotels, just outside of the Old Centre, that deserve consideration.

Why this hotel?: Beautiful views. Excellent dining. Great location.

Just a couple of minutes’ walk from the Old Centre, this elegant traditional Dutch architecture hotel has great canal views and a lovely courtyard garden.

Pulitzer Amsterdam offers a home-like atmosphere with luxurious facilities including a gym, a private boat service, restaurant and bar. Guest rooms & suites are stylishly decorated, with Dutch artworks and all the modern comforts.

The hotel is close to the popular gay bar Prik, Amsterdam’s red light district and gay bars around Warmoesstraat and Zeedijk.


bar, restaurant, shop, gym, free wi-fi

Prinsengracht 315-331, Amsterdam


Based on 984 votes

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.


bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi

Van Baerlestraat 27, Amsterdam


Based on 2198 votes

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