Hotel Torenzicht

Hotel Torenzicht is a cosy, decently furnished, one star budget hotel in the heart of the Red Light District, only a 5-minutes walk from the Central Train Station and Dam square. The hotel is established in a typical vintage Dutch Amsterdam canalside bulding with lots of stairs, some of them pretty steap. Lively area, surrounded by many bars and clubs, coffeeshops, sex shows and the infamous windows, that are so particular for this neighbourhood. We are across the Casa Rosso and walking distance from The Bananenbar, Moulin RougeHash, Marihuana and Hemp Museum and Sex Museum. Life’s never dull and entertainment never stops.


  • 24 hour open bar/ reception for residents;
  • Old Dutch canal house, so the stairs are steep;
  • 2 tv’s and big screen showing UPC cable and sports channels;
  • Free WiFi in all rooms and public areas;
  • All you can eat continental breakfast;
  • Hot and cold running water.

Why choose us?


Hotel Torenzicht Amsterdam is a cosy budget hotel in the heart of the Red Light District, only a 5-minutes walk from the Central Train Station and Dam square.


The hotel is established in a typical old Amsterdam canal house and is surrounded by many bars, coffee shops en clubs, that are so particular for this neighbourhood.


This small-scale budget hotel is located in the heart of the exciting Red Light District. Life is never dull here and the entertainment never stops. The friendly staff is happy to help you find your way in this world-famous neighbourhood. The hotel offers fine rooms on a perfect location and for a small price.


All rooms are decently furnished and are provided with twin beds (not the single room of course) and hot and cold running water. We have two en-suite rooms. The shower and toilet for the other rooms are in the hall and have to be shared with other guests. Each room has a sink and a fridge.

Food and Drinks

The continental breakfast is included and served between 09:00 and 10:00 h. The cosy hotel bar is open 24 hours a day for hotel guests. This is the ideal spot for a last drink after a party, or just a chat with your friends. For sports fanatics the bar is equipped with a big screen that shows matches from UPC sports channels.


Other information

– Het hotel has a 24-hour reception.
– Pets are not allowed.
– Luggage can be stored at the reception.



Hash, Marihuana and Hemp Museum and Erotic Museum are walking distance from the hotel. Moreover, there are countless bars, pubs and clubs to be found, like the striptease bar ‘La Vie en Rose’, Casa Rosso and the Banana Bar.



The hotel has a free WiFi internet connections in the rooms and public areas.


The restaurant of Hotel Torenzicht is located in the basement. Relax in our modern-style restaurant in a very pleasant neighborhood. You can contact us from morning until late evening. Our menu ranges from a full English breakfast to hot meals, various sandwiches for a late night snack and from soups to salads, all freshly prepared in our own kitchen. We have daily special dishes outside the regular map.


Our sandwiches such as the ‘Sparerib sandwich’ or ‘Hot chicken sandwich’, and our freshly made burgers have an excellent reputation in the neighborhood. Our homemade soups are also known well and our meals are a perfect preparation for a great evening out in one of the most pleasant neighborhoods in the Netherlands!


Also if you just want to have a cup of coffee, possibly with a slice of freshly baked apple pie, NY cheesecake or maybe a muffin you are very welcome. We will package you’re ordered takeaway meals carefully if you like to enjoy them elsewhere. Also all menu items from our restaurant can be ordered in our bar.

Groups up to 20 people are welcome in our restaurant. We have special menus, but these can also be customized for you. We can also provide catering for you at your location, if in immediate vicinity of our restaurant. For more information, suggestions and opportunities, please contact us at info@torenzicht.com


All our chefs are professionally trained and operate in accordance with statutory hygiene standards. Futhermore, all the knowledge available about the allergens legislation, making it possible to customize your meal to your liking.


Our opening hours are:

Monday 12:00 PM – 22:00 PM

Tuesday 12:00 PM – 22:00 PM

Wednesday 12:00 PM – 22:00 PM

Thursday 12:00 PM – 22:00 PM

Friday 12:00 PM – 01:00 AM

Saturday 11:00 AM – 01:00 AM

Sunday 11:00 AM– 22:00 PM


Our typical Amsterdam bar is the ideal place to relax after an exciting day, or the start (or end) of a night out. A fine place for our hotel guests and a second home for local residents, which brings all kinds op visitors to our bar. A true hotspot in the heart of the Red Light District! And for our hotel guests, the bar is open 24 hours a day.


Besides Heineken, Murphy’s and Strongbow on tap, we have an extensive selection of bottled beers, spirits, soft drinks, fruit juices and excellent house wines. But coffee and tea are also available. We also have delicious hot and cold snacks and it is possible to order the full restaurant menu in our bar. All with affordable prices.


For the sports enthusiasts, the bar is equipped with three TVs and a large screen on which daily sports channels like Fox Sports and Sports 1 can be seen. Besides soccer also rugby, American Football, Autosports and motorsports played regularly in our bar.


What our guests say

Everything is great, location, hotel condition, cleaning, hotels staffs are very friendly and helpful. Hotel is located just in the center of red light district.

Very convenient place to stay..minutes away from the central station.The staff were all very friendly,would love to stay again.

Stayed two nights. Clean but basic room, friendly staff, cracking bar downstairs. Location fantastic for what we wanted- drinking, smoking and general stag do antics! Well worth booking!

This is a great hotel for location, value and friendliness.



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    Hotel Torenzicht
    Oudezijds Achterburgwal 93

    1012 DD Amsterdam
    The Netherlands
    Kvk: 57911134
    BTW: NL 8527.89.026.B.01


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