House swap in Amsterdam

Swaphouse is a free platform to exchange homes with remote workers. An affordable, fun and unique way to travel in Amsterdam and live (and work) like a local!

Discover new places

Work during the day and explore your new location in the evenings and weekends. Save vacation days by combining both!

Free accommodation

We don’t require (expensive) memberships. Swaphouse is 100% free. No money is exchanged in the entire process.

All the amenities you need

All homes feature fast WiFi and dedicated workspace(s). You can expect everything you need to live and work from there.

About Amsterdam

Nomad List score
3.26/5 (Rank #225)
Total score derived from Nomad List's community of remote workers
Amsterdam is renowned for its bike-friendly infrastructure and culture.
Quality of life score
The quality of life score is based on the total score given by remote workers from Nomad List's global
Euro (€ - EUR)
Swap homes
Save ± €247 p/night
Swap homes in Amsterdam and don't pay for travel accommodation. Save €247 per night on average Airbnb costs in Amsterdam.
UTC +1
Amsterdam follows Central European Time (CET, UTC+1) and switches to UTC+2 (CEST) during summer months.
Coffee price
€2.5 - €4.0
These are approximate and can vary based on the type of establishment, the quality of the coffee, the specific area, and other factors.
Main language
Must see
Closest airport
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is approximately 17 kilometers southwest of Amsterdam's city center.
Intl. train station
Centraal Station
Amsterdam Centraal Station is situated in the heart of the city, and connects the city to other parts of the Netherlands and to international destinations.
In Schengen?
Near beach?
± 30km
There are several beaches in the surrounding areas like Zandvoort and Bloemendaal.
Local Cuisine
Classic Dutch snacks that are a must-try.
Hidden gem
A secluded courtyard dating back to the Middle Ages, offering a serene escape from the city's buzz.
Home Swap Amsterdam - Discover Amsterdam

Discover Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a must-visit destination for travelers from all over the world. Whether you're looking to take a break from the (home) office, or simply want to discover a new city while you work, Amsterdam is a great choice. With its picturesque canals, vibrant culture, and modern amenities, Amsterdam is a perfect destination for remote workers looking to escape the grind and experience a new city.

Home Swap Amsterdam - Explore the canals

Explore the canals

One of the most iconic sights in Amsterdam is its network of picturesque canals. These waterways, which were built in the 17th century to stimulate trade and urban development, are now a UNESCO World Heritage site and a must-see for anyone visiting the city. Take a boat tour along the canals to get a unique perspective on the city and its many historic buildings, or simply stroll along the banks and enjoy the views.

Home Swap Amsterdam - Visit the Rijksmuseum

Visit the Rijksmuseum

Amsterdam is home to many world-class museums, but the Rijksmuseum is one of the best. This museum, which is located in the heart of the city, showcases an impressive collection of Dutch art and history, including works by famous Dutch masters like Rembrandt and Vermeer. The museum also features a beautiful garden and a café, making it the perfect place to spend a leisurely afternoon.

Home Swap Amsterdam - Experience the nightlife

Experience the nightlife

Amsterdam is known for its vibrant nightlife, and there are plenty of bars, clubs, and other entertainment options to choose from. Whether you're looking for a laid-back pub or a lively dance club, you'll find it in Amsterdam. The city also has a thriving live music scene, so be sure to check out some of the local bands and musicians while you're there.

Home Swap Amsterdam - Try home swapping

Try home swapping

If you're looking for a unique and cost-effective way to experience Amsterdam, consider home swapping. This popular trend involves exchanging homes with someone else, typically for a specified period of time. This allows you to live like a local and save money on accommodation costs, making it a great option for budget-conscious travelers.

Home Swap Amsterdam - Work remotely

Work remotely

With its thriving tech industry and laid-back lifestyle, Amsterdam is becoming an increasingly popular destination for remote workers. The city offers a great combination of connectivity, affordability, and quality of life, making it an ideal place to work and live. Whether you're a freelancer, a digital nomad, or a remote worker for a company, Amsterdam has a lot to offer.

Ready to swap your home?

Join Swaphouse by creating an account. You can list your home in a few simple steps. Once that's done, begin exploring homes around the world for an exciting new and affordable workation adventure!

Need more information?

Many questions are covered in our FAQ, but please don't hesitate to reach out if you have questions about Swaphouse, creating an account or swapping your home.