Party Hostels in Amsterdam

Find the best party hostels in Amsterdam


As one of the party capitals in Europe, Amsterdam is a top destination for those looking to experience the city’s vibrant nightlife. With legalised smoking in coffee shops, numerous bars, clubs, and events to choose from, and a welcoming atmosphere, Amsterdam is the perfect place to relax and let loose. As an international hub, the city has strong links to both Europe and the rest of the world, making it easily accessible for travellers from around the globe. In addition to its party scene, Amsterdam also boasts a range of cultural attractions, including its iconic canals, museums, and parks, making it an ideal destination for those seeking a mix of partying and sightseeing.

How can I find a party hostel in Amsterdam?

To find a party hostel in Amsterdam, you can start by searching online for hostels in the city that specifically cater to travellers looking to party. You can also read our guide with the best party hostels in Amsterdam to get an idea of the top options available. Alternatively, you can look for reviews and ratings from other travellers who have stayed at the hostel and can speak to the party atmosphere. It may also be helpful to look for hostels located in areas of the city known for their nightlife, such as the Red Light District or the De Pijp neighbourhood.

What are the best party hostels in Amsterdam?

The best party hostels in Amsterdam include Flying Pig Downtown, St Christopher’s at The Winston, and ClickNOORD. All three hostels offer a range of amenities, great locations, and lively bars and events. Flying Pig Downtown has DJ nights and cheap beers, St Christopher’s at The Winston has the famous Belushi’s backpacker bar, and ClickNOORD offers a more unique experience with regular events like comedy clubs and solo travel meetups.

What are party hostels like in Amsterdam?

Party hostels in Amsterdam offer a lively and social atmosphere, with regular events and activities, such as DJ nights, karaoke, and beer pong, to help travellers meet and mingle. These hostels are typically located in areas of the city known for their nightlife, making it easy for travellers to access bars, clubs, and other entertainment. Party hostels in Amsterdam often have on-site bars or clubs and offer discounts or deals on food and drinks for guests. In addition to the party atmosphere, these hostels also offer a range of amenities to make travellers’ stays more comfortable, such as lockers, laundry services, and communal kitchens.

Best Party Hostels in Amsterdam

Flying Pig Downtown

🏆 Best Party Hostel in Amsterdam
⭐ Rating: 8.9 over more than 11,500 reviews
💲 Prices: from €21

Flying Pig Downtown Image

Flying Pig Downtown is our top pick for party hostels in Amsterdam. Located in the heart of the city and just a short walk from Dam Square, Flying Pig Downtown is the ideal base for partygoers looking to explore Amsterdam’s vibrant nightlife. From its lively bar to its numerous party activities, it offers something for everyone.

The bar at Flying Pig Downtown is a great place to kick off an evening of partying. With regular DJ nights and some of the cheapest beers in town, it’s the perfect place to meet up with friends and socialize after a long day of exploring Amsterdam. There’s also an indoor smoking area complete with pillows and chill-out areas where you can relax after a night out on the town. Plus, there are plenty of pool tables so you can even show off your billiards skills while you’re here!

In addition to all this, Flying Pig Downtown provides plenty of other amenities that will make your stay more comfortable, such as lockers to keep all your belongings safe and secure. The staff here are also incredibly friendly and helpful—they’ll be glad to answer any questions you have about Amsterdam and provide useful tips on what places to check out during your visit. Plus, rooms are cleaned daily so you won’t have to worry about staying in an unclean environment.

Overall, Flying Pig Downtown has everything partygoers need and more for their stay in Amsterdam—from a great location near all the best clubs and pubs to affordable prices, friendly staff, and plenty of party activities like beer pong and karaoke. So if you’re looking for an unforgettable party experience during your time in Amsterdam, look no further than Flying Pig Downtown!

Why we love this hostel

  • One of the most booked hostels in Amsterdam, so it is sure to be full of other backpackers looking to have a good time
  • Great location close to the Red Light District and Dam Square, this hostel is the perfect base for experiencing everything Amsterdam nightlife has to offer and to kick-start your night of club-, pub-, and coffeeshop-hopping
  • Friendly and helpful staff is always at hand and hanging out at the bar, playing pool, or socializing
  • Great bar with DJ nights and the cheapest beer in town and a great indoor smoking area and chill area with pillows

St Christopher’s at The Winston

🔥 Best Party Hostel for Solo Travellers
⭐ Rating: 8.7 over more than 14,700 reviews
💲 Prices: from €21

St Christophers at The Winston Image

St Christopher’s at The Winston hostel is considered one of the best party hostels in Amsterdam and it is a very close second in our list.

The hostel provides an unbeatable location in the heart of Amsterdam, making it ideal for party seekers and nightlife enthusiasts. Located just a short walk from Central Station, one minute from Dam Square and surrounded by some of Amsterdam’s most popular bars and clubs, party-goers can party all night and still find their way back to the safety of the hostel.

The famous backpacker bar from the hostel chain, Belushi’s, features cool music, sports on TV, a pool table, and a beer garden and smoking area. These are all great options for relaxing or refuelling after a night out or for grabbing pre-drinks before heading back out again. As a guest at the hostel, you can enjoy discounts on food and drinks at the bar as well as 2-for-1 deals on cocktails and shots.

The party hostel also offers free Wi-Fi throughout its premises as well as secure coin-operated luggage storage that can be used before check-in and after check-out (max. €6 / 24 hours). Plus there is a continental breakfast buffet available each morning for €5, making sure guests have enough energy to party all night!

The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, always happy to help you plan trips and book tickets for onward travel; they even provide a free walking tour that picks you up from the hostel itself.

Why we love this hostel

  • St. Christopher’s at The Winston has an unbeatable location in the heart of Amsterdam and is just a short walk from Central Station and one minute from Dam Square
  • With a lively bar (the famous backpacker bar Belushi’s), cool music, sports on TV, a pool table, a beer garden and a smoking area, party-seekers will find something for everyone here
  • Great discounts on food and drinks at the Belushi’s, as well as 2-for-1 deals on cocktails and shots. Perfect for refuelling after late-night partying or grabbing pre-drinks for the evening ahead
  • Fun, friendly and diverse international crew who are always happy to provide great insider info about partying in Amsterdam, getting into clubs, etc

ClinkNOORD Hostel

🤝 Best Party Hostel with Social Activities
⭐ Rating: 8.8 over more than 12,700 reviews
💲 Prices: from €21

ClinkNOORD Hostel Image

All things considered, ClinkNOORD really stands out among Amsterdam’s best party hostels thanks to its unique atmosphere, great common areas and convenient location — making it the ideal spot for anyone wanting to make the most out of their time in Amsterdam!

Located in a converted laboratory dating from the 1920s and decorated with an artsy flair, ClinkNOORD offers travellers an exciting and unique atmosphere. The on-site bar, ZincBAR, hosts regular events including live music, comedy clubs (in English), karaoke nights, and Jenever tastings. The bar and the in-house art gallery space, C-LAB, are frequented by artists, musicians, and writers, adding to the hostel’s unique atmosphere and vibe.

The hostel also features great common areas and social activities. There is something for everyone; from ping pong to table football and happy hours to movie nights — as well as solo traveller meetups for backpackers who want to make friends before hitting up Amsterdam’s nightlife scene.

But what makes ClinkNOORD stand out, even more, is its convenient location — right next door to one of Amsterdam’s best nightclubs: The Shelter! This means you don’t have to go too far after an evening at the ZincBar or other social activities; you and your new friends can just walk across the street and continue partying all night long.

Other things worth mentioning about the hostel are the facilities, which include individual USB ports, reading lights and lockers in all beds. You can also get a tasty breakfast buffet for €8.90 a day. A great way to recover from your late-night adventures.

Why we love this hostel

  • Unique and hip hostel, situated on a converted laboratory dating from the 1920s. Cool artsy decoration
  • Cool vibe and atmosphere, with artists, musicians and writers hanging out or performing in the ZincBAR, or working on their latest pieces in the on-site gallery space: C-LAB
  • Great on-site bar with many regular events, including live music, comedy club (in English), karaoke nights or Jenever tasting
  • Great common areas and social activities with ping-pong, table football, happy hours, movie nights, solo traveller meetups, etc
  • Great facilities, including USB ports, reading lights and lockers in all beds

Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark

💃 Best Party Hostel close to Nightclubs
⭐ Rating: 9.1 over more than 9,500 reviews
💲 Price: from €21

Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark

Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark is a great party hostel in Amsterdam that offers the best of both worlds: party and relaxation. This hostel is conveniently located near Vondelpark, one of Amsterdam’s most beautiful parks, allowing guests to bask in nature’s beauty after a night out. It is close to the park and within walking distance of some of Amsterdam’s top attractions, such as the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum.

For those looking for an exciting nightlife experience, Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark is only crawling distance from Leidseplein with its famous party spots like Paradiso, Melkweg and Jimmy Woo. The lively on-site bar is where guests can find great music and sports on TV as well as delicious food at excellent prices.

Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark provides great amenities for travellers seeking a more peaceful stay. Comfortable beds with individual lockers (padlocks must be purchased separately), great free Wi-Fi access, a launderette, bike shelter, bike rental services and tourist information offering discount tickets to many attractions. Reception is open 24/7 and there’s no curfew.

Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark also arranges free walking tours (daily pick-up from the hostel), provides guests with free detailed maps of Amsterdam plus their own bike rental service should you need one! Breakfast isn’t included but can be bought separately or at the hostel itself for €9.50 upon request making this place truly unbeatable when it comes to partying in Amsterdam!

Why we love this hostel

  • Close to the green heart of the city, the Vondelpark. Great place to hang out, especially with good weather
  • Some famous nightlight spots are very close. Paradiso, Melkweg, and Jimmy Woo are right within walking distance
  • Lively bar with good music and sports on TV, healthy food and one of the cheapest beers in town

The Bulldog Hostel

🚬 Best Party Hostel with a Coffeeshop
⭐ Rating: 8.6 over more than 7,000 reviews
💲 Price: from €29

The Bulldog Hostel

The Bulldog party hostel is one of the best-known party hostels in Amsterdam. Located in the heart of the Red Light District, this hostel is a perfect place for party people to have an unforgettable time. The hostel, bar, and Coffeeshop all have a unique atmosphere and party vibe.

The roof terrace at The Bulldog offers breathtaking views of the 1213-built old church and Amsterdam’s skyline. Guests can relax with a drink from the lounge bar or something from the Coffeeshop while taking in the view. The hostel also has a restaurant where guests can enjoy tasty meals made with fresh ingredients at reasonable prices. Additionally, there are live jazz bands that perform weekly, and a pool table for those feeling lucky.

The Bulldog’s staff are known for their friendly and helpful attitudes. They are always willing to assist with any party-related needs, whether it be providing recommendations on things to do during your stay or where to go to make the most of the night. They strive to ensure that everything runs smoothly so you can focus on having a good time.

If you are seeking a memorable party experience in Amsterdam, The Bulldog Party Hostel is a great choice. Its unbeatable location, cosy atmosphere, affordable rates, and friendly staff make it a party destination that you won’t want to miss.

Why we love this hostel

  • Right in the middle of the Red Light district, with its famous Coffeeshop and Lounge Bar always full of people from all over the world
  • Roof Terrace with great views where you can drink or enjoy something from the Coffeeshop
  • Clean and comfortable dorms/private rooms equipped with bathrooms, TVs, hair dryers and safes
  • Free breakfast with a variety of options for everyone

Flying Pig Uptown

🍸 Best Party Hostel with a Bar
⭐ Rating: 8.8 over more than 8,900 reviews
💲 Price: from €27

Flying Pig Uptown not only positions itself as an iconic hostel in Amsterdam’s heart, near Leidseplein and Vondelpark, but also as a vibrant party hub that guarantees an unforgettable experience. Its prime location places guests at the centre of Amsterdam’s best nightlife, with easy access to the city’s most famed bars, clubs, and cultural hotspots.

The hostel’s bar, known for its cheap beer and daily drink specials, alongside regular event nights, creates the perfect atmosphere for guests to mingle and kick-start their evenings. Coupled with a smoking area and a guest kitchen, Flying Pig Uptown fosters a community vibe that feels more like chilling at a friend’s house than staying at a hostel.

The hostel’s laid-back ambiance, friendly staff, and diverse facilities make it an excellent choice for travellers looking to dive deep into Amsterdam’s party scene. Whether you’re lounging in Vondelpark, heading out for a night in the Red-Light District, or enjoying the cultural offerings nearby, Flying Pig Uptown offers a welcoming, fun-filled base for exploring the city’s endless entertainment options.

Why we love this hostel

  • Prime location near Amsterdam’s nightlife and cultural attractions
  • Hostel bar with cheap beer and nightly events
  • Indoor smoking area and community kitchen
  • Proximity to public transport and major city sights

Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam

⭐ Rating: 8.3 over more than 8,900 reviews
💲 Price: from €29

Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam

All in all Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam provides its guests with everything they need for an unforgettable experience in Amsterdam—from comfortable beds to countless exciting activities throughout their stay! Whether you’re looking for an action-packed weekend filled with parties or just want to take it easy and take in the local sights, Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam is a great option to consider.

Located near Leidseplein and Vondelpark, two areas known for their vibrant nightlife, the hostel is an ideal choice for party-goers. However, there are also plenty of cafes in the area for those seeking a more relaxed atmosphere.

The beautifully funky-designed on-site bar offers daily Happy Hour from 5 pm to 6 pm, and it is a great place to mingle and meet other travellers. The hostel also has an underground club that is open on weekends and busy dates until late (3 am or 4 am).

The staff at Hans Brinker Hostel Amsterdam are friendly, helpful and always willing to go above and beyond to make each guest’s stay a memorable one. They offer tickets to many popular attractions and activities like the Heineken Experience, boat tours, pub crawls, a free walking tour and public transport tickets so guests can explore all that Amsterdam has to offer with ease.

Why we love this hostel

  • Fun and beautiful funky-designed on-site bar with daily happy hour and on-site underground club open till 3 or 4 am (weekends and busy dates only)
  • Hostel also provides tickets to various attractions and activities in the city, such as the Heineken Experience, free walking tours, boat tours and pub crawls
  • Great location near Leidseplein and the Vondelpark, with plenty of bars and clubs around
  • Friendly and helpful staff


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