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Accessible toilets in Amsterdam

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Article updated on November 20, 2019.

When nature calls while discovering the busy city of Amsterdam, it comes in handy to know where to find an adapted toilet nearby. This guide gives you a helping hand in this matter.

Plantage neighborhood

An elegant and green neighborhood at the east side of the city center. The famous city zoo, Artis and the city’s botanical gardens are located in this area.

Adapted toilets are available in:

  • Gassan Diamonds
    • Immerse in the world of diamonds with a free guided tour.
  • Waterlooplein market
    • The oldest flea market in the Netherlands, open 6 days a week from Monday to Saturday.
  • Portuguese Synagogue
    • A grand synagogue of the 17th centruy.
  • Jewish Historical Museum
    • A museum that focuses on the jewish history, religion and culture.
  • Hortus Botanicus
    • A botanical garden in Amsterdam with greenhouses and exotic plants.

The port of Amsterdam and Amsterdam Noord

This area includes the seaport of Amsterdam close to the Central Station and Amsterdam Noord that can be visited by a free ferry that leaves from Central Station in every few minutes.

Adapted toilets are available in:

  • Restaurant Babel, above OBA Oosterdok, library
    • A restaurant above the library of Amsterdam with a nice view, only 10 minutes from the Central Station.
  • The National Maritime Museum
    • A museum dedicated to the maritime history.
  • Vapiano Oosterdok
    • Italian restaurant with delicious pasta or pizza choices on the menu.
  • Skylounge Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam CS
    • There is an adapted toilet at the lobby of this hotel as well as at the Skylounge. It is an elegant rooftop restaurant and bar with a huge terrace, providing a breathtaking view over Amsterdam.
  • EYE Filmmuseum
    • A museum for the film history and cinema. There is a dining option too.

The old city center

The visitors of Amsterdam start their city tour usually from Central Station, walking south on the streets of Damrak and Rokin. The east- and west-side of Damrak-Rokin cover the attractions of the old center.

Adapted toilets are available in:

  • Restaurant Loetje
    • This restaurant can be found just outside of the Central Station next to the IAmsterdam Visitors Centre.
  • Restaurant Café in de Waag
    • A cozy restaurant in a historical building at the Nieuwemarkt.
  • Kalvertoren
    • Shopping Center with many famous brands.
  • Amsterdam Museum
    • The museum introduces the history of Amsterdam and also has a restaurant with a nice terrace. The adapted toilet can be found at the restaurant.
  • Bijenkorf Kitchen
    • A restaurant with different cuisines and a pretty view.

The Amsterdam Canal District

The 4 main canals of the city can be found in this neighborhood: Singel, Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht.

Adapted toilets are available in:

  • Café Brasserie Stadschouwburg
    • Leidseplein 26, Amsterdam. Restaurant in a beautiful historical building.
  • Holland Casino
    • You can test your luck in this popular casino of Amsterdam.
  • Rijksmuseum
    • A Dutch national museum of art and history.
  • De Bazel
    • A historical building with a treasure room and old city archives to discover.
  • Museum of Bags & Purses
    • Discover the history of bags and purses in this special museum. World’s biggest in its kind!

If you want to check these places on a map, you can do so in this booklet.

App for accessible toilets

The app Accessaloo, which was launched in 2019, lists accessible toilets in Europe, including toilets in the Netherlands. The toilets are listed by users. Detailed objective information can be added to the information, as well as photo's and a rating.