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Providing city views and free Wifi, The Blue Stairs provides accommodations well set in the center of Amsterdam, within a short distance of Rembrandtplein, Heineken Experience and Rijksmuseum. Each unit comes with a seating area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a well-fitted kitchenette with a dining area, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with bathrobes. An oven and coffee machine are also featured. Popular points of interest near the bed and breakfast include Leidseplein, Royal Palace Amsterdam and Royal Theater Carré. The nearest airport is Schiphol Airport, 9.3 miles from The Blue Stairs.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

The Blue Stairs has been welcoming guests since May 16, 2017

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Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Amsterdam, this property has an excellent location score of 9.9!

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Amsterdam
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  • Beatrice
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The room and location and the hosts attention to detail are exceptional. This would be hard to match by any other accommodation Will return
  • Ulrich
    Location: top! Wonderfully friendly and caring hosts. Super clean. Easy communication. Marc even helped carrying my large suitcase up and down the steep stairs. Thank you!
  • Kevin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Amazing location, very friendly and accommodating staff, nice room and kitchen.
  • Rupert
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Perfectly located for visiting both the museum quarter and the old centre of the city. Plenty of restaurants, bars, food shops and others in the vicinity. The owners are wonderfully friendly and helpful. We stayed in the first floor studio, which...
  • Galen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    it was clean and comfortable and within walking distance to everything we wanted to see/do.
  • Frank
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location was amazing and our room had a lovely view of the canal. Mark and Louise responded promptly to questions and gave excellent local recommendations.
  • Alicia
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Charming place to stay! Marc and Louise were friendly, helpful hosts. The suite was charming- excellent and spacious bathroom, equipped kitchenette, seating and dining area. A lovely bottle of wine and stroopwaffles awaited us as well. A lovely,...
  • Breena
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    After a 7 day river cruise from Basel to Amsterdam, we wanted to spend a couple of days exploring Amsterdam before heading home. The Blue Stairs was FANTASTIC! Marc & Louise were so nice & welcoming. Marc even carried our luggage up the stairs for...
  • Delia
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful spacious room. Modern decor with all the amenities (kitchenette, refrigerator, oven, dining table, kitchenware; bathroom wirh tub and shower). Spectacular view of the Canal and bridges. Perfect location in the city center; quiet but...
  • Lesley
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Marc and Louise have created a beautiful and peaceful oasis, a private, safe, and cozy place for their guests and have thought of every detail of beauty, quality, comfort and convenience - I can think of nothing they haven’t thought of! The...

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  • Does this room have a canal view my dates are May11-14 and is there and elevator to carry luggage

    Both the rooms have a beautiful view of the canal. There is no elevator, but we are always happy to help with your luggage.
    Answered on 21 March 2022
  • Hello. We have an early flight, is it possible to leave our luggage before checking in to our room.

    Hello, it is no problem to leave your luggage with us until your room is ready for check-in. Kind regards Louise&Marc
    Answered on 5 October 2022
  • is there free cancellation

    Hello, There is free cancellation seven days before your arrival date. Kind regards
    Answered on 4 October 2022
  • What is the earliest possible check in time? Our international flight arrives at 11am?

    Hello, Thank you for your question. Our check- in time is 3 pm, if we have no other guests staying, it is usually possible to check-in early. It is ..
    Answered on 7 April 2022
  • how close are you to piers? We are booked on a cruise and is there transportation to ship?

    Hi, Thank you for your message. We are about 15 minutes away from the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam by taxi. If you like we can order a taxi that can ..
    Answered on 12 January 2023
  • Hi We stayed with you in November 2021 and had the top room. If I book again for nov 2023, which room is that one on please?

    Hi, Thank you for your message. The top room is the Deluxe room with shower. Kind regards Louise&Marc
    Answered on 12 January 2023
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Amenities of The Blue Stairs
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • City view
  • Landmark view
  • View
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Adults only
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Dutch

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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From 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM


From 9:00 AM to 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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

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

License number: 0363 2217 4F33 6808 BCDF

FAQs about The Blue Stairs

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

  • The Blue Stairs offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at The Blue Stairs is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Room options at The Blue Stairs include:

      • Double

    • The Blue Stairs is 0.7 miles from the center of Amsterdam. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.