A Modern Oasis: CitizenM Amsterdam South Hotel

We recently traveled to Amsterdam as part of our ongoing travel guide series, exploring unique and vibrant destinations around the world. Stay tuned for more exciting content as we share our experiences in this beautiful city, but we had to start with sharing the unique hotel we stayed at for our week in Amsterdam. Our first stop is the CitizenM Amsterdam South Hotel, a place that perfectly blends modern comfort with innovative design, making it a standout choice for any traveler.

Prime Location

Situated just a five-minute walk from the Amsterdam Zuid Metro station, CitizenM Amsterdam South provides easy access to both the city center and Schiphol Airport. The RAI Convention Centre and the World Trade Center are nearby, making it a convenient option for business travelers. Additionally, cultural landmarks such as the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Heineken Experience, and Anne Frank House are just a short meto ride away, making it perfect for tourists as well. The hotel’s location in the Zuidas district, known for its modern architecture and business facilities, adds to its appeal for both corporate and leisure guests.

Amenities and Unique Room Design

The hotel boasts a 24/7 canteenM kitchen, offering a variety of food options any time of day. Whether you’re craving a late-night snack or an early breakfast, canteenM has you covered with its diverse menu. The breakfast buffet is particularly noteworthy, offering an array of delicious options including warm pastries, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, and unique local treats. This hearty and diverse selection ensures a great start to your day. For dinner, we highly recommend trying the pasta dishes, which were our personal favorite – perfectly cooked and richly flavorful.

CitizenM Amsterdam South’s rooms are a marvel of modern, tech-forward design. Each room features XL king-size beds, blackout blinds, and luxurious rain showers. The pod-style bathrooms, equipped with frosted glass walls, add a futuristic touch that aligns with the hotel’s contemporary aesthetic. Guests can control their room’s ambiance with iPads, adjusting everything from lighting to the smart TV. This high level of customization allows you to create a personalized and comfortable environment. 

Guest Experience

During our stay at CitizenM Amsterdam South, we were continually impressed by the hotel’s impeccable cleanliness, the friendliness of the staff, and the stylish atmosphere that permeated every corner. The common areas, furnished with iconic Vitra pieces and vibrant art, created a welcoming environment where we could relax and socialize. We especially enjoyed mingling with fellow travelers in these thoughtfully designed spaces or simply unwinding after a day of exploring the city. The blend of comfort and innovation truly made us feel at home, providing all the modern conveniences we needed. It was clear why so many guests rave about their experiences here.

Favorite Spots to Eat and Things to Do in Amsterdam

While staying at CitizenM Amsterdam South, you’ll find numerous dining options nearby. WTCafe de Blauwe Engel offers a cozy atmosphere and a delightful menu, perfect for a casual meal. Wagamama Zuidplein, known for its Asian cuisine, is another popular choice, offering a variety of dishes that cater to different tastes. For a more upscale dining experience, consider visiting Bar Kaspar, where you can enjoy a sophisticated meal in an elegant setting.

Exploring Amsterdam is a delight with several must-see attractions. The Van Gogh Museum provides an immersive experience into the life and works of the legendary artist, featuring an extensive collection of his masterpieces. A canal boat tour offers a unique perspective of the city’s stunning architecture and picturesque waterways, allowing you to see Amsterdam from a different angle. For a touch of history, visiting the Anne Frank House is a moving experience, offering insight into the life of Anne Frank and the historical context of her time. Another great activity is visiting the vibrant Albert Cuyp Market, where you can browse through a variety of local goods, from fresh produce to unique souvenirs. A more detailed piece about these activities and dining spots is coming soon.

Looking Forward: CitizenM Austin Downtown

Although we are back in Texas, we are excited that CitizenM is not far away! The brand has recently opened a new location in Austin, Texas. CitizenM Austin Downtown promises to deliver the same blend of modern comfort and innovative design that guests love. Located in the heart of downtown Austin, this new hotel offers easy access to the city’s vibrant music scene, eclectic dining options, and bustling nightlife. We’re looking forward to exploring this new hotel and sharing our experiences soon. 


CitizenM Amsterdam South Hotel offers a unique and modern stay, perfect for both business and leisure travelers. With its prime location, innovative amenities, and stylish design, it provides an exceptional hospitality experience. Whether you’re visiting Amsterdam for work or pleasure, CitizenM Amsterdam South is a fantastic choice. From its state-of-the-art rooms to its welcoming common areas, every aspect of the hotel is designed to ensure a memorable stay. We highly recommend experiencing this modern oasis on your next trip to Amsterdam.


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