Stay in the heart of Amsterdam

Hotel Hortus provides budget accommodations featuring nonsmoking rooms for up to 6 people, located in the east side of the City Center, behind the Botanical Gardens. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property.

The rooms are only accessible by stairs and are basic. Rooms are equipped with a TV and a safe, and include towels and bed linen. Toilets are located in the hallway.

Guests can watch movies on the flat-screen TV. Guests will have 24-hour access to the hotel and can come and go as they please.

Guests can walk to the zoo, The Hermitage Museum, Waterloo Square and the Red Light District, all within 10 minutes. The Metro and tram 14 stop near the hotel and provide convenient service to other areas of the city.

This is our guests' favorite part of Amsterdam, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Hortus has been welcoming guests since Jun 23, 2010

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Amsterdam, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.9


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Property questions and answers
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  • Do you accept stag doos?
    Answered on 12 November 2019
  • Hi i saw that it is stated that there is free airport taxi. is it true? to and fro schiphol airport? thanks
    Sorry but this is a budget hotel and the hotel do not provide this service
    Answered on 27 January 2020
  • How to arrive from schiphol directly to Hotel after midnight?
    To get to Amsterdam Central Station from Schiphol, take the train (they run approx every 15 minutes) direct to Central Station. The trains are locat..
    Answered on 16 March 2020
  • Hi we are 2 people travelling with bikes, can we put the bikes in our room overnight, they will be clean? Thanks Paula
    You can stock your bikes in our garden
    Answered on 7 February 2022
  • Hiya does this room have a private toilet?
    No not al our rooms have a private bathroom
    Answered on 27 January 2022
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Travel Proud

Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Amenities of Hotel Hortus
  • Outdoor furniture
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Dutch
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Hotel Hortus takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 11:00 PM


9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 1 are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 1 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Hotel Hortus accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

All reservations are pre-paid, nonrefundable and will be charged at the time of booking using the credit card details provided. Please be aware of the dates you are trying to book. If you book the wrong dates, you will only be allowed to change the dates to come at a later time. The new dates are to be submitted within 48 hours after the booking.

All rooms are nonsmoking.

WiFi is free and available throughout the building.

Please note that there is no elevator in the building and the stairs are steep. As such, this property may not be suitable for guests with mobility issues.

All toilets are in the hallways.

Free Towels are available from reception.

There is no laundry service.

Children up to 3 years old can stay for free. Older children are counted as adults.

When booking 3 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform Hotel Hortus of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Hotel Hortus

  • Check-in at Hotel Hortus is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Hotel Hortus may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Hotel Hortus is 0.8 miles from the center of Amsterdam.

  • Hotel Hortus offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Room options at Hotel Hortus include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Quad
      • Double
      • Twin
      • Single
      • Family