You can usually find low-cost hotels near the many attractions of Amsterdam; for a budget hotel near the red light district, Hotel Old Quarter is just the place. The Central Station is close by, and you can view the old Amsterdam canal from their terrace. Have some music on Mondays courtesy of a live jazz band.
If you want to really explore Amsterdam, Hotel Paganini is a good choice; with Heineken brewery, Vondelpark, and the Pijp area nearby, you will not run out of food, drinks and activities to try. The rooms in Hotel Paganini are clean and simple, overlooking the gardens close by.
Itching to get your hands on some designer duds? Hotel Bellington is located on Hoofstrat, right next door to Chanel, Gucci, Hermes, Valentino, and Louis Vuitton; it is near the Rijks, Van Gogh and Modern Art museums as well.
Prices are more than okay at Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark; it is close to the dance clubs, outdoor cafés, and street performers of Leidseplein. The hotel has high-speed Internet, a pool table, and even wheelchair access; just make sure you are fine with sharing a room. Visitors rave about the breakfast this budget hotel serves.
For your viewing pleasure, try Tulip Inn Amsterdam Art, with its many masterpieces on display. Can’t sleep? Don’t count sheep, gaze at the art pieces over every bed instead; you can also relax in the Art café, or eat in the Gallery restaurant. This budget hotel even offers discounts and free passes into Van Gogh museum.