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Amsterdam American Hotel - Hampshire Eden

Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS)

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Amsterdam American Hotel - Hampshire Eden
Leidsekade 97, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1017 PN

Make yourself at home in one of the 175 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature handheld showerheads and makeup/shaving mirrors. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as direct-dial phones with voice mail.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including a health club, a sauna, and bicycles to rent. Additional amenities at this Art Deco hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and babysitting/childcare.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café, and 24-hour room service is provided. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and audiovisual equipment. Planning an event in Amsterdam? This hotel has 5027 square feet (467 square meters) of space consisting of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Parking (subject to charges) is conveniently located nearby.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café, and 24-hour room service is provided. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

For guests wanting to experience Amsterdam from its waterways, the hotel has its own landing stage on the Leidsecanal where canal boat tours operate.

Fitness facilities are available in the hotel. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

The preferred airport for Amsterdam American Hotel - Hampshire Eden is Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol) - 10.8 km / 6.7 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.

Know Before You Go

  • Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: EUR 19.50 per person (approximately)
  • Deposit: EUR 90.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 35 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:

  • A 5.5 percent city/local tax will be charged


We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Based on 2609 reviews
from California
Submitted on 05-06-2016
The hotel is very nice and we enjoyed staying here. Very conveniently located to the main attractions. The service at the hotel restaurant was very, very slow and a bit disappointing, the hotel gave us a discount for our dinner as the service was so slow. I would certainly recommend staying here.
from San Francisco, California
Submitted on 05-06-2016
The staff was super nice and very helpful. Room was nice, clean with canal view. Comfortable bed, beautiful hotel. Location was perfect, close to park, museum, boat tour, Heineken experience... Van Gogh museum was amazing. Rent bikes, it's the best way to see the city. Beautiful city.
from Lisbon, Portugal
Submitted on 06-06-2016
Nice spacious room with 2 double beds, clean bathroom - poor selection of food for a late arrival, everywhere in Amsterdam stops serving food at about 9 0'clock therefore it would be good if the hotel could take this into consideration and offer more of a variety. Friendly staff
from Blackpool, United Kingdom
Submitted on 06-06-2016
We stayed here for a 3 night break. We adore Amsterdam and have visited many times. For me this is one of the best hotels. It's in the centre of the Lidesplien area. You have tram and bus stops right outside the hotel - hop on a tram and you are in Dam Square in 5 minutes. Lidesplien itself is Amazing! Shopping, Resturants, Cafes and Bars - beautiful! The hotel is truly stunning - one of the oldest buildings in Amsterdam itself. Reception staff were very nice, happy to assist with anything and ... Read more
from Peterborough, Canada
Submitted on 06-06-2016
A fantastic hotel - with staff that are friendly, helpful and accommodating. The hotel is steeped in history, but the rooms are comfortable and modern. Art Gallery in the hotel is a bonus, as is the outside fountain and stained glass windows. Restaurant meals are great.
from Skaelskoer, Denmark
Submitted on 07-06-2016
We stayed at this nice hotel, in the middle of the city. It's located very nicely, has a good restaurant and bar. The canal boot right in front of the main entrance. The staff was very friendly and helpfull. Would stay here again.
Submitted on 08-06-2016
What a wonderful hotel and location, the staff was incredible and loved our room overlooking the canal. I love this location and the city, our hotel was great, location wonderful and staff so helpful. we would highly recommend this hotel to everyone.
from Minden, Nevada
Submitted on 08-06-2016
Located in the Leidseplein area of Amsterdam, it is very close to Centraal Station and the many sites the old City has to offer. There are a number of trams that go by the Hotel making it very convenient to the entire city. Restaurants are within very short walks of the hotel and the variety of international venues is almost overwhelming. You will not need a car if you stay here. The staff was friendly and very helpful. Our room was spacious (we stayed in a suite) and had a wonderful view o... Read more
from Vineland, New Jersey
Submitted on 08-06-2016
Hotel was excellent . Great location . Hotel staff were so helpful And gracious . Rooms were clean and spacious . Eat at the Pantry. Good local food . Our hotel restaurant was in the Frommers book of places to visit .
from San Francisco, California
Submitted on 10-06-2016
I just had a very nice time at the Hampshire American. The room was lovely - I had a balcony view over the canal and everything was clean and comfortable. The location was great if a bit touristy but I walked easily to Museumplein and really enjoyed this part of the city. I had a difficult time choosing hotels and used trip advisor to help me make the choice. I walked by the hotel that I didn't choose and saw that in fact it had a much nicer lobby and was a MUCH more inviting location. I wis... Read more
from Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Submitted on 28-06-2016
Hotel room was typical European. Quaint, comfortable, with underwhelming air conditioning. Great location however, and the breakfast although expensive, was outstanding. Close to the hop on/hop off canal cruise which is a great way to see the city.
from Winchester, United Kingdom
Submitted on 29-06-2016
If you are interested in a hotel that is a bit out of the ordinary then this hotel is for you. Built in the Art Nouveau era it still has plenty of period details including an Art Deco restaurant. On the night we arrived they were throwing a Great Gatsby night. We (husband and I) are always looking for Art Nouveau or Art Deco hotels or restaurants. If dinner seems at bit pricey at the American Hotel opt for the plentiful buffet breakfast. The position of the hotel is perfect for the museums..... Read more
from Sacramento, California
Submitted on 29-06-2016
Lovely hotel close to shops and restaurants. Small but comfortable and well-appointed room. Only criticism was when the staff approved a very loud company party. The bass from the music made it difficult to sleep. The music continued well beyond midnight! Bad call.
from Essex, United Kingdom
Submitted on 30-06-2016
Staff made you feel like you were the only guests. Fantastic central location on the canal where you could book a boat trip and use the hotel voucher for a discount. Room was clean and spacious with. Would definately stay again and will hopefully be returning soon! Can't rate breakfast as choose to visit the local cafés for breakfast which were a little bit more reasonable if you are on a budget
from Lpr
Submitted on 30-06-2016
Only downsides were poor soundproofing and extra cost for accessible room. However last one didn't bother too much at the end, because for that price we had own balcony and other extras. Friendly staff, great old athmosphere, good location.
from Bergen, Norway
Submitted on 01-07-2016
It was different from what I expected but service at the reception was friendly and good. This made up even for the room which overlooked the backside of the hotel, that is basically nothing at all. The room was expensive given the standard of it all. It had all it needed, but not necessarily in way that makes you feel at home. Free Wifi, and that was ok, and a mini bar which was equipped well. But the bath was not very comfortable. Breakfast was standard, including finding the bubbles there, bu... Read more
from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Submitted on 02-07-2016
I did try the food at the American cafe , not that much , poor menu . Breakfast is pretty good ... Location of the hotel near everything you need. Housekeeping has to improve more in cleaning . the old historical architectural is the beauty of this hotel..
from Greater Perth, Australia
Submitted on 03-07-2016
This hotel has a lot of character and charm. The rooms are very comfortable and clean. The location is very convenient next to a tram stop but it is not far to walk to most of the attractions. the staff a very friendly and helpful. This hotel is highly recommended.
from cork
Submitted on 04-07-2016
We arrived early morning to the hotel and one of our two rooms was ready for us which was unexpected but nice. The second room was on the same floor which was convenient. Both rooms were spacious, clean and bright, located at the rear of the hotel noise was not an issue. The hotel itself is lovely. The location of the hotel is great.There is a tram stop nearby and the air coach also stops across the canal. Each and every member of staff was courteous, helpful and friendly . We would hi... Read more
from Ottawa, Canada
Submitted on 07-07-2016
Stayed a few times. Location is great - next to entertainment area but not noisy. Close to tram for getting from airport/main railway station. Close to points of interest like the museums. Staff very helpful and friendly.
from Mexico City, Mexico
Submitted on 07-07-2016
Nice room. You can spend the day in the restaurant if the weather is bad, Great place and very well located. The staff is friendly and helpful. The oustide bar the best place to have a cigar and they know their drinks.
from Mission Viejo, California
Submitted on 07-07-2016
Stayed with my family here and to our surprise it was such a great location. The staff was so nice and helpful. It was right on the tram and bus line, near lots of restaurants and shops. We had a wonderful stay here and would highly recommend it.
from Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Submitted on 07-07-2016
Had a great time in Amsterdam on a long weekend break. Hotel was clean and tidy with excellent staff. Room was huge and very neat, mini bar very expensive but aren't they always! Though a free bottle of water wouldn't have hurt.... Free drink in the bar for my birthday was a nice gesture. The hotel was well located for sight seeing and in very easy reach of all that Amsterdam has to offer.
from Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Submitted on 08-07-2016
Two couples stayed at your hotel post river cruise. We loved the location slightly away from the busy old town area yet close enough to walk to everything and right on a canal. Our rooms were spacious and well appointed. Very quiet and able to sleep in a bit after our hectic week on the river. Best of all was how helpful the staff was giving directions, recommending restaurants, arranging transportation and greeting us every time we walked in the door with a smile.
from Posadas, Argentina
Submitted on 09-07-2016
Location excellent , very good restaurant and friendly team make you feel in the right place in Amsterdam . The only thing is that when you are loading your luggage you become transparent because no one helps . And there are some stairs to get to the hotel , but the bell boy doesn't see you . Visual effect ? No , bad service in that area .
from england
Submitted on 10-07-2016
This is a great hotel in a great location, the tram and canal bus stop outside. We had a room with a balcony which was very nice, the room was spotless and the staff we encountered were very friendly. I will be booking again soon...
from Richmond
Submitted on 10-07-2016
Pleasant hotel in a nice area of the city. Staff very helpful and accomodating. Good access to transport and bus to airport. Nice character to hotel while also reasonably modern. Didn't get to eat at restaurant but value looked good
from Seattle, Washington
Submitted on 11-07-2016
Great hotel in a very central location. Hotel is an older hotel but very well maintained with great staff. We had quite a few trams that run along one side of the hotel - trams that go to Centraal station, Museum quarter etc. We also had a canal right at the entrance of the hotel where you can take a variety of canal cruises (including a hop on/hop off tour). The bathrooms were immaculately kept and quiet a large size - especially for a European hotel. In fact size-wise everything was pretty muc... Read more
from Chicago, Illinois
Submitted on 11-07-2016
It was OK A bit expensive compared to the hotel location room size and service Beds are very small No options for the pillows Gym is very small People at front disk are very helpful they give you the best options
from Lyon
Submitted on 13-07-2016
Wrong customer info. Please, specify when doing the reservation with that you need to pay extra to have canal/leidseplein view. The price of the reservation with booking that not represent the real one with stated conditions.
from Solihull, United Kingdom
Submitted on 14-07-2016
This was my first time in Amsterdam and friends had recommended this hotel. First impressions of the hotel were really good. The staff on reception were tremendously helpful with offering advice as to where to eat, how to get there, marking the places on the map supplied by the hotel - great customer service. All in all we had a great stay at the hotel with a few reservations. I wonder if anyone from management has tried to drink out of the mugs supplied in the rooms ? If not can I suggest that... Read more
from toronto
Submitted on 14-07-2016
I love this location in Amsterdam as its close to everything. walking distance to the museums, Vondel Park, Damrak, Jordan etc. And even better when you have a great Hotel to stay in. I have walked by the Amsterdam American for the last 3 years on my visits to Amsterdam and always wanted to stay here. I'm glad I did this trip. The rooms are a decent size, staff are very helpful, the beds and pillow are extremely comfortable which is a must when travelling. I would highly recommend this hotel a... Read more
from San Francisco, California
Submitted on 15-07-2016
This hotel is in a great location near museums, tram transportation, the canal, shops, food and drink. Can't beat the location. And I liked that there was a bar serving food that stayed open late - great service there (food not so great, but convenient). Reception was super helpful. They had U.S.-to-Netherlands adapters for borrowing and for reasonable 10 Euro cost. Called me taxis and were just wonderful. The only disappointment was how dark the room was, which isn't helped by the fact that som... Read more
from Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 15-07-2016
We booked the Hampshire for 9 wonderful nights great location within walking to restaurants, shopping, Holland Casino, several tams stopped not even a block from the hotel transportation right at your finger tips to get to any place you needed to see also hop on hop off buses as well, we took a Canal tour right at side of the hotel you could also take a jump on and off right outside of the hotel, This was our first trip to Amsterdam touring with family, I did read hundreds of excellent reviews a... Read more
from Belfast, United Kingdom
Submitted on 17-07-2016
We enjoyed a short break at this hotel. The staff at reception and in the foyer were helpful, friendly and attentive. Our room was excellent. The food in the restaurant was delightful. Restaurant and bar service were similarly pleasant. The hotel is ideally located for the museums, parks, bars, restaurants and access to boat excursions. Very simple to locate via tram from the Central Station. I recommend highly.
from Groningen, The Netherlands
Submitted on 17-07-2016
Had a ticket for evening performance at De la Mar Theatre. So this hotel around the corner was perfect for me. Comfy bed, room 516 with nice view to Leidsekade. Pretty restaurant and good breakfast. Not cheap, but clean, spacious and as bonus beautiful glass stained windows. Also memorabilia of old times. I appreciate touches like those. Staff doubled as great tourist guides. Also very patient with old people, kudos!!
from Baltimore, Maryland
Submitted on 17-07-2016
Excellent service and accommodations. Excellent location. There seems to be something interesting going on in the neighborhood of the hotel at any hour of the day or night, but if you want quite, just close the windows. Great staff. My only regret is that I did not have an opportunity to stay longer. If I have a chance to go back to Amsterdam, I would love to stay at this hotel again.
from Miami, Florida
Submitted on 17-07-2016
This was a beautiful hotel inside and out. It was close to everything. The tram drops you off right in front of the hotel. The staff was great. My wife and I were very pleased. One of the best hotels of our european trip.
from Karsiyaka, Cyprus
Submitted on 19-07-2016
nice and friendly staff, lovely city and location of hotel was great. next to Leidseplein, easy to walk to city centre but small and not a modern room, no breakfast included. It must be included to all accomodation options.
from Casco, Maine
Submitted on 20-07-2016
This property was located close to many museums, shopping and dining. The room was clean and well-appointed. The hotel restaurant was a beautiful Art Deco space and breakfast was a nice buffet. Staff throughout the property were very helpful and attentive.
from Manchester, United Kingdom
Submitted on 21-07-2016
I was given the wrong room number while checking in & we tried getting into an already occupied room !!! The water pipes where very noisy. We got 2 single beds after emailing 3 times without response.
from Canterbury, United Kingdom
Submitted on 21-07-2016
Back bere again,and love the welcoming and friendly staff at this hotel. Room lovely, clean,nothing too much trouble.Breakfast is amazing,the restaurant is beautiful,so much history in this Hotel.Check in easy,reception staff a re very helpful ,and can save you money!ie give tips like were to get local bus to airport rather than pay out for transfer.
from Saint Paul, Minnesota
Submitted on 22-07-2016
Very comfortable and well appointed room. Staff was very professional and helpful. Marvelous art-deco restaurant décor. Excellent location near to the world class museums and canal water taxis. Very good restaurants in the neighborhood. Plentiful, well-prepared breakfasts.
Submitted on 24-07-2016
Hello travelers. Me and my girlfriend had a difficult time deciding where should we stay (area wise), dam square (centrum) or Leidseplein. We chose Leidseplein and we do not regret for a moment. This area has everything you want and need, from canal boat trips to shopping stores like h&m and caffes like Starbucks. It also acquires the well known Bulldog coffeeshop. Great area that combines a very living and young atmosphere while maintaining it's magical calmness. Anyway, it's not a review ... Read more
from London
Submitted on 25-07-2016
Sat sipping my tea at the Cafe Americain. Took me 15 minutes and two surly waiting staff to get it (ten minutes to get served then I received a pot of hot water and had to ask for a teabag, then I asked for cold milk and was served hot. The cold finally arrived and was dumped on the table. Needless to say the service charge is coming off the bill when I receive it. Never an excuse for slow, impolite staff.
from Fleet, United Kingdom
Submitted on 26-07-2016
Hotel is very nice, room size is OK if not large. The thing that set this hotel apart was Daan on reception when we arrived. He was professional, efficient, and gave us all the advice for a long weekend we could possibly ask for. We asked for a recommendation for a late lunch and he was spot on (Cafe George round the corner over the canal). He was also a good laugh and funny.
from Cleveland, United States
Submitted on 26-07-2016
I can't say enough about how much we enjoyed our stay! With a reasonably-priced upgrade, we were given a corner room with 2 balconies, providing wonderful views of the Leidseplein plaza below. All personnel (reception, housekeeping, concierge, restaurant) were pleasant, courteous, and immediately helpful when we made several minor requests. The bartender/server in the outdoor café was so friendly and warm -- despite being quite busy and in demand, she took time to chat with us and recommend a w... Read more
from Tel Aviv, Israel
Submitted on 27-07-2016
The Hotel is very nice and pleasant, the staff is very helpful and nice. location is perfect, not in the over crowded center and yet close to everything you'd like to see in Amsterdam. the breakfast is really recommend! with omelet and pancake bar and good coffee, rooms are definitely on the small side but clean and in a very good condition.
from Tennessee
Submitted on 29-07-2016
I have stayed on the Leidesplein over twenty times. (Close to everything of interest to me). This was my fourth stay at the Amsterdam American and I was not disappointed. Rooms tend to be on the small side but elegantly furnished. This time, I stayed in one of the small, balcony equipped, fifth floor rooms and it was great. Newly renovated and very comfortable. Staff was very professional and quite friendly.
Submitted on 29-07-2016
An absolutely stunning hotel in excellent location at Leidseplein, literally 1 min walk to bars and cafes and the tram stop to central Amsterdam. Room was large, compared to Amsterdam standards, (bathroom on the small size though).Large comfy bed which even included a pillow menu if they weren't to your taste. The dining room is exquisite with its art deco design and very spacious so didn't feel overcrowded. Breakfast was delicious with plenty of choice, setting you up nicely for a day of explor... Read more
from Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Submitted on 29-07-2016
The hotel was an excellent base to explore all of the major landmarks and areas; everything was within walking distance. Despite its central location, it was away from the main hustle and bustle and never felt loud or a tourist trap. The hotel staff were amazingly friendly and helpful - whatever their role. The Bar Americain's staff were brilliantly funny and friendly and made you feel very welcome and part of Amsterdam. The Café Americain was a beautifully kept Art Deco room, however their m... Read more
from Denver, Colorado
Submitted on 29-07-2016
The hotel couldn't have been better as a place to get over jet lag. Great restaurants, staff & location. Easy to communicate with staff in English..we were very pleased. Concierge service was very helpful .
from Frederiksberg, Denmark
Submitted on 30-07-2016
Wonderful staff, who were very helpful. Ideal location, close to public transport, museums, restaurants etc. Room was clean and the beds was okay (though a little too soft for our taste). Great breakfast-buffet.
from Burlingame, California
Submitted on 30-07-2016
The hotel was in the perfect location, canal boats just across the street, easy access to museums, parks, shopping, running and bike trails. My only complaint is with the restaurant staff who didn't seem interested in serving you. We waited 30 minutes just for a drink and getting anyone's attention was difficult. It happened twice & afterwards used the minibar instead.
from Istanbul, Turkey
Submitted on 30-07-2016
Super location. Close to all main attractions.It has been renewed so ask for a room from renewed part. Rooms looking canal were good.Hotel has also very classy cafe at entrance.You can enjoy your drink at outside bar.
from Sydney
Submitted on 30-07-2016
After our stay here 2 years ago we had no hesitation to book here again, this time in a Deluxe American room for 4 nights. What a surprise when we arrived after a 30 hour commute to be told that our room was available immediately at 10.30am! We almost hugged the person at reception. As with our last stay the room was recently renovated and was pristine. We were on the first floor at the rear of the Hotel and whilst we had no view it was incredibly quiet, which would not be so at canal side s... Read more
from limssol
Submitted on 02-08-2016
This hotel gives a 100% value to the superb location. The staff was very polite, 24 hour room service, clean rooms and common areas, rooms are big enough for 2 adults and the breakfast was 5 stars. Would visit this hotel again anytime.
Submitted on 03-08-2016
Overall very Good stay at the Hampshire. Ideally located in the centre of Amsterdam, the quality of rooms and service are excellent. The décor is sometimes a bit old but totally offset by the modernity of equipment. Sauna ans gym very pleasant too. Personnel is just great. A must in Amsterdam.
Submitted on 04-08-2016
Terrific hotel with reasonable amenities and one of the most beautiful hotel restaurants I have ever seen. Very friendly and helpful staff, spacious rooms that were clean and nicely furnished. The location is slightly outside the more touristy areas, which can be a positive. Canal boat tours leave from right outside the front entrance! A gem.
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 04-08-2016
Great location, great service, great breakfast, would definitely recommend! Wouldn't stay any where else in Amsterdam! Our room looked over the canal and the windows opened up fully to give us complete access. The hotel is very historic and staying there gives an appreciation of Amsterdam's history!
from Arundel, United Kingdom
Submitted on 05-08-2016
Bit pricey, especially breakfast but otherwise comfortable and clean. Service and. Staff were good and we were greeted on our arrival. English was spoken which made the check in process more convenient. This hotel was very well placed for access on foot to the old town of Amsterdam
from Dunedin, Florida
Submitted on 05-08-2016
The room was clean and good size. The bed was comfortable. Staff was very helpful. The location was great close to museums, canal cruise and tram stop. Plenty of choices for food, drink and shopping. The only negative was the tub/shower was a bit high to get into.
from London
Submitted on 06-08-2016
On the Leidseplein, this hotel with views out of 3/4 sides, this well located hotel is a tram ride of 10 mins from Central, or around 7 stops. It has an open area to the front, and on good days plenty of places to sit outside in the sun, with the fountain in front of you. Rare space in Amsterdam. Rooms vary from almost windowless box rooms, to grand rooms at the front with beautiful views, and others canaal side. So choose a higher grade room for a guaranteed view Do not miss Sunday Brunch, you ... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 09-08-2016
Lovely room, comfortable beds. Only thing that was odd was to get into balcony we had to climb through bathroom window? But I'm sure that's not in all rooms. Also very minimal English tv channels but wasn't a massive problem. Just used their wifi and watched stuff on laptop instead. Overall, very very pleased and satisfied with our stay. The staff were lovely!
from Letterkenny, Ireland
Submitted on 09-08-2016
Staff was very friendly up graded the room when we arrived .The cocktails were lovely at 18 euro a drink mostly was the blonde bar maid very good personality. Hotel was very central easy to get around the city will return.
from Sayville
Submitted on 09-08-2016
I recently stayed at this hotel and I was surprised how much I loved it. We had 2 rooms (classic). I think one might have been upgraded because I had an amazing view of the canal. Rooms were larger than I expected and everything very clean. Housekeeping was extremely efficient. After breakfast room was already cleaned. A/C worked well. Location was amazing. Walking distance to everywhere. So much to take in right outside hotel. Tons of restaurants within 2 blocks. Canal cruises right outside fr... Read more
from Amsterdam
Submitted on 09-08-2016
Direction-Grachten, with a nice view. Hotel is perfectly situated in the "Heart" of Amsterdam. Everything can be reached by a Walk. Very nice Rooms. Canal Boats in Front if the hotel, nice and friendly staff.
from Winter Park, United States
Submitted on 09-08-2016
The location was fabulous and easy to get around. The airport bus stops one block form hotel, museum district is 3 blocks and the heart of the city about 7 blocks. it was nice to get away from the downtown and feel like you were in a little nicer and bit more quite location yet you were still in the Central district. I would stay here again.
from Liverpool, United Kingdom
Submitted on 11-08-2016
Lovely hotel, in a perfect position for visiting the main tourist areas. Everything was within walking distance, with fab restaurants/ bars within 5 minutes walking distance. About a 20 minute walk from Dam Square, with museums and Heineken Experience very close by
from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Submitted on 11-08-2016
all average is very good, room service I would give them 9/10 dealing with staff 10/10 reception 10/10 and in general dealing with staff is really excellent. cleaning toilets 8/10, beds 9/10, hovering 6-7/10
from Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Submitted on 12-08-2016
Beautiful hotel. The room was amazing, the cocktail bar is fantastic and the restaurant was outstanding (both the food and decor). The staff could not be more helpful - they were very welcoming, happy to provide support and information and also print boarding passes.
from Tivoli, New York
Submitted on 12-08-2016
A tastelessly decorated hotel on a busy intersection, this was our least-favorite stay in Amsterdam. For the money, you can find a much nicer place on a quiet street. The service was fine -- nothing much -- and the restaurant remarkably expensive in a city where great meals are easy to come by.
from Tel Aviv, Israel
Submitted on 13-08-2016
The people at the desk topped my expectations. They've provided a truly helping guidance, giving addresses, names and experiences that anyone coming to Amsterdam should undergo. They also provided a bucket of ice to our room twice during our stay, and with a smile. Also, the breakfast lounge is enough to keep you not hungry until mid-evening. The variety was great, and kept us not thinking of food for a long while into the day. One drawback (though I liked it) is the lighting in the rooms. It w... Read more
from Barcelona
Submitted on 15-08-2016
Good and renovated rooms. Expensive, but good breakfast, not included this time ! Bar at the ground floor, near the music place Melkweg. Hotel at Leidseplein. Near Van Gogh-museet, Rijksmuseum and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. In and around Leidseplein, restaurants are very easy to find.
from Hong Kong
Submitted on 15-08-2016
Very happy with our choice of hotel for our first visit to Amsterdam. Right on the canal next to Leidesplein, it's only a short walk to the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and various eateries nearby. Our room was on the mezzanine floor (one below 1/F) and looked out onto the street behind which was quiet at night ensuring a good sleep. We were offered an upgrade to front canal view for 30 Euros extra. Breakfast was not included in our price so we did not try it. The room itself was spacious altho... Read more
from Tel Aviv, Israel
Submitted on 16-08-2016
like always - wonderful. good serves, room and price. love the location. great breakfast with a beautiful view to the street. room is large and new renovated with small balcony with the view of Amsterdam canal.
from Karachi, Pakistan
Submitted on 16-08-2016
The best part about this hotel is location. Canal cruise stop is right outside the entrance. Bike Rental is very close and the room is very comfortable. Also the shopping district is behind the hotel with lots of local restaurants, "coffee shops". Over all very excellent hotel!
from Ann Arbor, Michigan
Submitted on 16-08-2016
The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful and really made the stay for us. Location is excellent and the property charming and full of historical details. Because it is a historical property some of the rooms on the sixth floor cannot be accessed without going up or down a couple of stairs. No problem for us though.
from Chichester
Submitted on 06-09-2016
Hotel was lovely room was basic staff were excellent all over we had good fun with the bar staff. It was close to places we wanted to visit it was just perfect. The food was lovely in the restraunt and eating while the water fountains were going was relaxing.
from Northampton, United Kingdom
Submitted on 07-09-2016
This is a really nice hotel, nice building with lovely art deco features, but modern facelift throughout. The reception staff were really helpful, giving us lots of advice on tourist attractions and local transport. Lovely restaurant, and great bar with terrace. Couple of minor things. Our room was tiny, no cats could be swung here. We did have a nice balcony though overlooking the fountain. Service in the bar could be a bit patchy. Being typically British we struggled to get a decent cup of tea... Read more
from Eg
Submitted on 07-09-2016
Highly recommended if ur planning a trip to amsterdam Friendly staff , very clean and spacious rooms with a great view. The perfect location Great value for money Thank you hampshire hotel :).........
from Liverpool, United Kingdom
Submitted on 08-09-2016
Good hotel, well situated for bus from airport. Staff were welcoming, efficient and helpful. Room was small but had everything we needed but the only window was high on the wall, doesn't open and you have to look upwards to the sky to get an idea of the weather each day or wander down to reception. We had a poor experience in the restaurant, felt unwelcome and after being given the choice of tables were told we had to sit at the one we didn't want - next to desk and a bin. After asking to mo... Read more
from Chalfont St Giles, UK
Submitted on 09-09-2016
The Hampshire Amsterdam was an excellent hotel with a near perfect location. All the staff were very helpful and professional. The rooms were clean and comfortable with plenty of hot water - although the bath towels were a bit small. We would use the hotel again.
from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Submitted on 10-09-2016
The room was big and the location is perfect near a lot of things. The hotel is clean, people are friendly. I wish the price was lower though. I recommend this hotel for anyone going to Amsterdam. It was nice.
from Vantaa, Finland
Submitted on 14-09-2016
Nice stay in nice old building. Friendly and professional staff. Many restaurant and pubs just a round the corner. It´s only 100 m to tram which goes to city center. Rooms are guite dark, there should be more light. Could stay there again.
from Brisbane
Submitted on 14-09-2016
A lovely hotel with character and close to everything. Staff were helpful and we received an upgrade on room size when checking in. We also upgraded to a canal view room which was lovely to sit and watch the canal boat activity outside. Rooms with a view over the fountain would be good as well. The only small negative with the canal view room is that there is some ongoing construction on a nearby bridge which deters somewhat from the view. the fitness room also needs attention and the... Read more
Submitted on 15-09-2016
We booked last minute as I remembered this place from last visit to Amsterdam and wanted to be close by the attractions we were to attend. The hotel staff wre very friendly, spoke excellent english and as our room was not ready gave us an upgrade. We felt very welcomed and love our beautifully yet classically decorated roommeet our needs perfectly. The bed was soft (love that) and foam pillows to replace the feather were quickly provided on request. Everything worked and there was little traffic... Read more
from Nice, Frankrijk
Submitted on 15-09-2016
The location is great.. The building is beautiful. The hotel is a bit worn down. The room was particularly tiny. The best part is the nice bar and restaurant area (which was closed for a private party during our stay).
from San Jose, California
Submitted on 16-09-2016
This is a good location for Museum District and pubic transportation. Concierge very helpful. Construction outside our room so ask before accepting the room. Otherwise no real complaints. Basic fitness room and nice sauna.
from Moscow, Russia
Submitted on 16-09-2016
The hotel location is just perfect. Everything is very near. Hotel stuff is friendly and supportive. We came to celebrate a birthday and hotel provided free room upgrade. Room with balcony and canal view was very nice. Restaurant in the hotel is quiet good.
from Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Submitted on 17-09-2016
Excellent hotel in a great location. We were upgraded to a deluxe room which had a balcony looking over the canal. Lovely big room although the bathroom was on the small side. We ate at Cafe American one evening and the food was excellent. From the hotel we walked to all the museums and attractions, it was so easy. Would thoroughly recommend this hotel.
Submitted on 19-09-2016
Just came back from a great stay at Hotel American Amsterdam. It was our 3rd time staying here and we wont go anywhere else. You cannot beat the location, within walking distance of all that the center of Amsterdam has to offer. We always stay in the Junior Suites, which are spacious and comfortable. Staff very friendly and helpfull
from Moscow, Russia
Submitted on 21-09-2016
The hotel is an Art Nouveau/Art Deco landmark as seen from the outside and of course the interior of its majestic Café Americain is an architectural landmark by itself. But the lobby area and our room were appointed in a nondescript contemporary style - you could be in any chain hotel anywhere in the world. Our room 018, located on the "entresol" right above the hotel entrance was very large but with a disproportionally low ceiling and had no period features except for slightly arched windows a... Read more
from Cairo
Submitted on 22-09-2016
great location great staff great rooms great service i would cancel/reschedule my trip if Hampshire was full the only thing i would suggest is adding some interesting tv channels / football channels I LOVE IT
from Delft, The Netherlands
Submitted on 22-09-2016
We enjoyed a great 3-night stay in the Hampshire American Hotel. The room was large and clean, convenient to museums and restaurants. Concierge David went out of his way to ensure that all out needs were met. Wonderful breakfasts.
from Ashdod, Israel
Submitted on 24-09-2016
We stayed at Hampshire Hotel for 4 nights The hotel has great service, nice people at the front desk always trying to be helpful. The rooms are large and we had beautiful window with stained-glass window. It was very nice.
from Oakland, Tennessee
Submitted on 25-09-2016
Have been to this hotel more than a few times. It is always a fabulous stay. The bellmen are there to help you with your bags and are very kind. The people at the front desk greet you like you are their favorite guests. So nice after a long flight. Our room was the one we love the best. It's very large with a sitting area and the lovely balcony. The bed is very comfortable and nice linens. The bath has all you want and need. The location is perfection, you can go anywhere with ease. Love watc... Read more
from Haifa
Submitted on 26-09-2016
It's my fifth stay in Amsterdam I already stayed in some hotels, 5 stars like the nh krasnopolsky, hampshire American was for sure the best of them all.staff really nice and helpful, we got a room with balcony and it was fabulous!!!! Bed are soooooo comfy!
from Vancouver, British Columbia
Submitted on 26-09-2016
The rooms are small but the bed was comfortable. Having the balcony made this room work. That added space really helped. I was traveling alone on business so this room worked. If you had a companion with extra luggage, that would be a challenge.
from Bristol, United Kingdom
Submitted on 28-09-2016
After years of visiting Amsterdam, I finally got to stay here and I was not disappointed. We were upgraded to a deluxe corner room with double aspect twin balconies, huge bed (probably bigger than your average room in they city) and just the gorgeous art deco building is pretty mind blowing. Staff are polite and friendly without being over the top and nothing was too much trouble. A drink in the cafe and/or bar is a must with some amazing cocktails and interesting menu of flavoured gins! The loc... Read more
from Greater Sydney, Australia
Submitted on 29-09-2016
Pleasant staff but the rooms are tired and dingy and the hotel is worn out. Location is good so if you get it at the right price then you should be happy. I remember staying here when the American Hotel was one of the best so perhaps this has clouded my view. Anyway, just think budget.
from Stewarton, United Kingdom
Submitted on 29-09-2016
Fantastic hotel. I booked this for my husbands 40th birthday - travelling from Scotland. I paid extra for a canal view room which was worth every penny. Our room was stunning - modern and had a lovely balcony overlooking the canal. The hotel was very clean. Staff were friendly and attentive. The little touch of two complimentary drinks on the day of my husbands birthday were so thoughtful and appreciated. We had breakfast once (went out other mornings) and it was lovely with fresh foods and an ... Read more
from Lima, Peru
Submitted on 29-09-2016
Just a block from the bus station. All the must seeing in Amsterdam are around a 15 minutes walking and the tram 2 passes almost through the door. The breakfast is right enough. If we go back to amsterdam certainly we repeat this hotel.
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 30-09-2016
Just returned from 3 nights in Amsterdam. We went for the cheapest room option so weren't expecting a big room, but was a bit disapointed the room didn't really have windows! On check in, we were told that if we didn't like the room, there was nothing they could do as we were the last ones to arrive that day and there were no other rooms available, but could come back in the morning. I thought this was a bit of an odd thing to say when we had just arrived and felt that everyone else who had chec... Read more
from Richmond, British Columbia
Submitted on 30-09-2016
A grand hotel in the old European style. Well staffed at the front door and desk. Everyone very helpful. Rooms clean and well maintained. Great location near theaters, restaurants and museums. Rooms large and a bit dark but this added to the charm! Will return.
from Newtonmore, United Kingdom
Submitted on 30-09-2016
This is a unique place to visit even just for the beauty of the art deco interior. We have been for coffee and cake three times whilst on visits to Amsterdam and have never been let down by the ambience, the attentive service and the fantastic coffee and cakes. The coffee is served on a small tray with a small glass of water, jug of milk and coffee in a cup and a little chocolate.The waiters are all dressed immaculately in whites and blacks with long black aprons. It all just adds to the special... Read more
from Bonaire
Submitted on 01-10-2016
We stayed here during a recent 3 night stay in Amsterdam after an African safari. This hotel was recommended to us due to its central location and proximity to tourist attractions. We were not disappointed. We were welcomed to the hotel by the friendly porter, David. The check-in was seamless and the staff welcoming and friendly. Our room was very comfortable and had a canal view. The bathroom was quite small, but adequate by European standards. The location of this hotel is excellent... Read more
Submitted on 02-10-2016
Very central hotel with all amenities you need. Rooms are small... but not bad for European standards. Great for social travelers... lots of places around hotel to go out. Walking distance from museums and central Amsterdam.
from Cape Town Central, South Africa
Submitted on 03-10-2016
I stayed for four nights on a recent visit to Amsterdam. I was upgraded to a corner room, which was massive and definitely exceeded my expectations. The bed was really comfortable and I slept really well, despite being on the corner that faces Leidseplein. The building is gorgeous, and I am really sorry I did not have breakfast in the restaurant, which has magnificent features. I did have drinks in the bar, which was a great place to relax after a day of sightseeing. The hotel is well locat... Read more
from Hawalli, Kuwait
Submitted on 05-10-2016
Amsterdam as always beautiful city and you can find your interest,City of freedom and happiness people are so nice and super friendly this is my second time in the Hotel and didn't disappoint me I took the room no breakfast as you can find a lot of chooses around the hotel....,perfect location rooms a bit old but has everything you want highly recommended
from Santa Cruz, California
Submitted on 05-10-2016
Great Location; very nice , helpful personal! Quiet room with all the amenities...Concierge was very helpful. Located right on a canal....good food and drinks at the hotel, if you do not want to walk.
from Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Submitted on 06-10-2016
I have stayed any times at the Amsterdam American. On my most recent visit, everything continued to be excellent. The check in went smoothly, the room was lovely, throughout our stay the staff were efficient and helpful. Housekeeping was timely and thorough. The hotel is not only very beautiful itself, but also beautifully located; very convenient to many of the things one is likely to wish to see/do in Amsterdam. I expect to continue to use this outstanding hotel.
from Kirkland, Washington
Submitted on 07-10-2016
Staff was friendly and very efficient. Room was spacious. So close to all the Amsterdam highlights and tram stops right up front. The classic building and the great terras in front of the restaurant are making the stay memorable.
from Alexandria
Submitted on 07-10-2016
My wife and I recently stayed at the Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American for five nights. We have nothing but good things to say, and found the service to be great, and the staff always helpful and friendly.
from London
Submitted on 08-10-2016
Great location, lovely staff, beautiful building: but my classic room (this was a one night stay for business) was minute, with pointless furniture items that had to be moved to access the wardrobe, and hopelessly outdated (the bathroom was a flashback to a not so recent past I could have lived without). The wall mounted TV at the foot of the bed is a serious hazard as it is impossible to pass by the end of the bed without ducking to avoid it - very dangerous, especially in the dark. Minimal t... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 09-10-2016
We spent 1 night at the American. Positives: Great central location, elegant Art Deco restaurant and really helpful, friendly reception / concierge staff. Negatives: Dated room with equally dated bathroom (very narrow bath with shower curtain that clings to you when showering) and inattentive waiters at the not inexpensive breakfast.
from Newtown, Connecticut
Submitted on 09-10-2016
Very helpful staff. Clean room. Comfortable beds. Good location room size poor relative to cost. Breakfast should be part of the room rate. Major construction project adjacent to the hotel somewhat hinders accessibility to the hotel
Submitted on 10-10-2016
Very clean and well presented, staff very helpful and knowledgable, good location for city and trams. Rooms very nice. Hotel quiet and not overcrowded.Thanks for being part of a good weekend in Amsterdam.
from blackburn
Submitted on 11-10-2016
Just returned after 4 wonderful nights at the Hampshire, we have stayed here previously and really like the hotel, it is conveniently situated for shopping, drinking and eating. You are just a short walk to museums or Dam square. The hotel bar is a great place to just sit and watch the world go by, we will definitely be returning.
Submitted on 11-10-2016
I would not hesitate too stay here again. While we all have preferences for many different things, this hotel hit the Mark for those that matter. We arrived from the airport at 8:30 am, not expecting our rooms to be ready, but within 15 minutes, they both were. Location is near the museum district, and canal excursions. Food, shopping, cafes, were just around the corner. Rooms were quiet, well stocked and comfortable.
from Neuchatel, Switzerland
Submitted on 11-10-2016
The hotel is very good and the rooms are really large. It is a bit old and the bathroom is essential. So, the price is a bit high. But, the location is perfect because it is close to everything museums, clubs and shops.
from Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Submitted on 12-10-2016
Staff at front desk was very good, friendly, efficient. Not so at the restaurant: brusque bordering on rude, poor service. Staff at the bar was friendly and efficient. Room was not made up until after 3:00pm event hough we left the hotel by 9:00am each day (we had to ask to have room serviced after we returned past 3:00pm two of the three days.)
from Cairo, Egypt
Submitted on 16-10-2016
Every time I'm in AMS I stay in Amsterdam American hotel, it worth the money indeed, hotel is in the middle of AMS night life "leidspline" , site seeing and other activities, some of the rooms view the canal which is amazing, staff are so helpful and house keeping are very serious about their work, hotel rate would be much cheaper if you reserve +3 months earlier, must try..
Submitted on 17-10-2016
Pleasant hotel, nice amenities, good breakfast and close to canals. Would highly recommend. Close to museums and other amenities. Wonderful view from the balcony. Room large, with excellent appointments.
from Benicia, California
Submitted on 17-10-2016
We stayed 2 nights at this old hotel after our Viking Cruise. We arrived early and they took care of our bags while we went to the Van Gough Museum. At 3 the room was still not ready so they gave us 2 free drinks at the bar. Within 15 mins we were in our room. It seemed rather dark but once we opened the black sheers and got the lights on it was fine. The room was big with a desk, king bed and updated bath/shower. The best part was the comfortable bed! Right across the street you can hop on ... Read more
from Tel Aviv, Israel
Submitted on 18-10-2016
The best thing about this hotel is the location. It in walking distance to everything without being too close to noisy and cramped areas, just right. The staff was very nice and helpful and the hotel itself pleasant and nicely decorated. Rooms facing the canal are 30 euros extra per night so we skipped that, but a got a nice room on the sixths floor right at the very end of the hallway (611 if I'm not mistaken) which had a nice, secluded, attic feel to it and a window leading out to a fire esca... Read more
from Sussex
Submitted on 18-10-2016
The hotel was clean and the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. It is placed in a perfect position without being noisy. There are bars and restaurants very close by and the start of the shopping street is about 100 metres away. Directly in front of the hotel is a canal cruise company and the concierge offered us discount vouchers. Will definitely stay here on my next visit "!!
from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Submitted on 19-10-2016
Lovely hotel. Nice friendly & helpful staff. Good location although a bit of work going on outside re tram lines. Beautiful dining room although only had breakfast in it once. Nice enough room but very dull. Whilst room no 1 close to reception it's inward facing and very dull. Beds were extremely comfortable. Nice bar in the evening!
from Hong Kong, China
Submitted on 20-10-2016
If you are a fan of architecture, it is well worth passing by the old American Hotel, presently a Hampton Hotel, to see the interesting exterior of this early 20th century property. This landmark building is located at Leidsesplein and is an impressive building to see, even if you are not staying at the Hampton Hotel. This is an interesting Dutch interpretation of Art Nouveau with whimsical facade, interesting tower structure, mosaic images and delightful building entrance. Sadly the fountain ... Read more
Submitted on 21-10-2016
I am staying in this hotel every time I travel to Amsterdam on business, and it has always been the best choice for me. The rooms are very cozy, nicely decorated, always very clean. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Even though I could not find a loyalty program related to it, the staff are very careful to make sure you feel welcomed back, they offer free drinks in the bar, free bike rental and I was so pleasantly surprised to get personalized welcome notes from the hotel manager. All in ... Read more
from Scottsdale, Arizona
Submitted on 21-10-2016
Great location, lovely interiors, quiet, although no nearby cost effective parking. The city has a lot of construction going on at the nearby Leidseplein which you'll need to walk in between but once in the hotel can't hear a sound.