The vibrant city of Amsterdam attracts many Canadians each year. Tourists who do not want to spend a fortune on an expensive hotel can save plenty of money by staying in one of the top hostels in Amsterdam. There are some terrific hostels available for singles, couples and families who want to explore the beautiful city.
The Hostel Van Gogh offers terrific accommodations for those who are between the ages of 18 and 40. The youth hostel offers a clean and friendly environment, which includes central air conditioning and free wireless Internet.
The Van Gogh Hostel is located near popular Amsterdam bars and clubs. Hostel visitors can walk to Leidse Square, which offers a variety of nightclubs, restaurants, cafes, shops, cinemas and a casino. The rooms are available for around $20–$58 per night. Canadians on a tight budget can select one of the beds in an eight bed mixed dorm or spend more money on a Deluxe Twin or Single room.
Canadian families who are looking for affordable accommodations can stay at the Stayokay Amsterdam Zeeburg. The family friendly hostel is located right next the Zeeburgerdijk tram stop so families can easily see all of the different sites Amsterdam has to offer. The hostel has a restaurant, playground and laundry facilities.
Hostel guests are responsible for making their own beds and must pay for towels, shampoo, etc. Beds are available for as low as $17.41 CAD and the price of a two bed private room is only $50.30 CAD per bed. Children under the age of two can stay at the hostel free of charge, sleeping with their parents or on a baby cot.
The International Budget Hostel offers basic amenities at a reasonable price. The hostel is located in the Leidse Square area, which is ideal for Canadian students who want to have fun on their trip to Amsterdam. The Van Gogh Museum, Frozen Fountain, Anne Frank House and Red Light District are all nearby and bike rentals are available.
Breakfast is available for $3.87 CAD and there is a TV, phone and Internet station available in the lounge. There is also a new smoking room available that offers a nice view of the canal. Smoking is not permitted in any other area of the facility. Guests must pay for a minimum of two nights at a rate of $64.40 CAD.
Canadian tourists who want to stay at one of the top hostels in Amsterdam can book their stay online at Canuckabroad.com. The website offers easy online booking, a world travel guide, information about living, working and studying abroad. Website visitors can also find plenty of immigration based travel information in the discussion forum area.