Amsterdam Cruise & Stay Break – Book Your Own Hotel

If you’re interested in our mini cruise offer but looking to spend a few nights in Amsterdam itself, then our cruise & stay break is perfect for you. This package is flexible too, as you’ll book your crossings and coach transfers with us, and book your own hotel for 1, 2 or 3 nights. Why not get a group together and discover Amsterdam together? When you travel as a group 1 in 10 goes free!

Our partner has over 1,700 properties for you, so there’s plenty to choose from to suit your budget, from hotel rooms for couples, to villas for groups! 
  • 2 nights onboard in an en suite cabin
  • Return coach transfers to Amsterdam
  • Live onboard entertainment
  • 1 to 3 nights in Amsterdam in a hotel of your choice (hotel to be booked & paid for separately)

​​​​"As always travelling on DFDS is a great pleasure. The commodore ​ca​bins are excellent and the food very exciting.​" Mr & Mrs James, Tynemouth​Stars_Mar15-207x54.gif

Please note: By making a separate booking for the accommodation via you are booking directly with and not DFDS. Any future correspondence should be taken up directly with after completion of your sale via their website.​

Amazing Amsterdam


Fall in love with Amsterdam, the city that welcomes, and has something for, everyone. 

There’s museums for every interest, from artwork to cats to handbags, stunning architectural attractions, beautiful boutique shops and fantastic novelty venues such as Madame Tussaud’s. 

If you’re looking to unwind, how about a drink in one of the many chic bars or a simple bike ride through nature in Vondelpark?​​

Accomodation in Amsterdam

Sleep easy

​Staying overnight in Amsterdam gives you the opportunity to experience its captivating nightlife, from speakeasies to night clubs. With our partner,, there are options from 1-5 stars, so you’re sure to find the perfect accommodation. You could even hop on a train and head further afield to Haarlem or Utrecht and stay overnight there.​

Or if you’d rather let us do the work, book onto a hotel break and choose from our 11 carefully selected hotels, from the affordable to the indulgent.​

Our hotel break

Onboard entertainment

So much to do

Relax and unwind in one of our 4 onboard bars, or test your palette with beer, wine or whisky tasting. Dance the night away in Columbus Club with live entertainment all night long. 

Why not catch the latest blockbuster in the cinema or test your luck in the casino? Keep the little ones busy in the Kids’ Club​ or, for the young at heart, there’s the games room.​

Dining onboard

Delicious dining

At DFDS we like to cater for everyone, that’s why we’ve got 4 onboard restaurants. 

Tear away at a slice of fresh baked pizza in Little Italy, sink your teeth into a succulent steak in our Explorer’s Steakhouse, treat yourself to the taste of luxury with à la carte in Blue Riband, or enjoy a cuisines from across the world in our all-you-can-eat buffet in 7 Seas.​​

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It’s always a proud moment when you’re recognised for your good work, we’re honoured to have been named again as the World and Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2016 at the World Travel Awards. We have been Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator for 5 years running now, and the World’s Leading Ferry Operator for 6 years. ​​​