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Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American

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Alvesta, Sweden
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was very cold, the heating system is not adequate. The bathroom was even colder. This hotel is in dire need of a substantial renovation. Staff was friendly and the location was good. Beautiful building, could be something great.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is few minutes walk from all touristic areas . Rooms are clean and well maintained the hotel team were great and helping . Breakfast was great many varieties great value for the money you pay . I will sure book there for my next trip to Amsterdam

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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay and review posting. Super to hear that you will also book the hotel at your next Amsterdam trip. We look forward to welcoming you. With best regards,

Guelph, ON
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from a 3 night stay at this hotel. It was highly recommended and didn't disappoint! Room was large and the bed was divine! Breakfast was lovely, but pricey! Location is walkable to many different neighbourhoods. We would definitely stay here again!

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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay and review posting. If you book breakfast in advance, the rate is reduced to € 15. We are happy to read that you would stay with us again, when in Amsterdam. With best regards,

Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Check in was fine and staff helpful, no offer of assisting with bags to the room though. Check out was painfully slow and the front desk team really didn't seem to think that is was an issue. Probably won't return to the hotel any time soon after this rather slack attitude to service.

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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay and review posting. Our apologies for the fact that you had to experience a rather slow check-out process. Should you consider us after all at a next Amsterdam visit, please inform our team that you would like to make use of the express check-out. With best regards,

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you like Art Deco Hotel and to be in the centre of the city but not in crowded place - this is your hotel. Kind reception, tea facilities, big bed, nice view from the windows. The only small problems - trams which are ringing to the cyclists.

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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay and review posting. We can't solve the tram issue for you but hope that you will consider us again anyway upon your next Amsterdam visit. With best regards,

San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised by the American and will make it our home in Amsterdam at all future trips. The location couldn't be beat -- right on the canal 5 minutes from the museums and the 9 Streets. The concierge David and front desk staff went out of their way to be helpful to us every day. Plus, the restaurant...

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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay and review posting. Great to hear that you shall return! If you pre-book your breakfast, the rate per person will even reduce to € 15,-. We hope to see you soon. With best regards,

Essex
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent three nights here and had nothing to complain about, we felt we got value for money. Receptionists were very helpful. We did our research before arriving so had a plan for what we wanted to do, the staff could answer any questions we had. Travelling to and from the airport was easy and took under 30 minutes using the...

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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay and review posting. Your title indicates the single most criterium guests are looking for. We are glad that you would definitely return. With best regards,

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel - Great looking building at a good location. Outside it appears pompous, inside is rather simple and rooms could be updated. Location - Plenty of shops and restaurants nearby. Boats stop directly in front (during my stay there happened to be no cruises available at this stop). 30 minute walk to Central Station. Entry / Exit - You will...

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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay and review posting. We regret that several aspects of your star were not up to par and apologise for these mishaps. A stained towel and inappropriate attitude by staff is not acceptable. In such cases, overpriced is a befitting term because any charge would be overpriced. We consider it very sportsmanlike that you...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a stylish, very well appointed hotel at the heart of the city and with fantastic staff and service levels. The maitre d'hôtel is top quality. The dining room is Art Deco beauty - one of the high spots in Amsterdam. The bar is quietly refined. We spent New Year there and it was fantastic.

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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay and review posting. Great to hear that you had such a good start of the New year in our hotel. Maybe the start of a tradition? With best regards,

London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is located near the Leidseplein, very central and a few steps from the hotel entrance there are bus, tram and boat stops. Amsterdam can easily be explored on foot, and this hotel is 10 mins walk from the Rijksmuseum as well as the Vondelpark and 20 mins from the Dam square. The lady on reception was very friendly,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American has a rich history. In 1882, the first hotel guests stayed at this unique location on Leidseplein. The current building dates from 1902 and is a wonderful example of Jugenstil. Right at the centre of this national monument is Cafe Americain, the hotspot where (hotel) guests and Amsterdam residents enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. ... more   less 

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Address: Leidsekade 97, 1017 PN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range: $170 - $409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American 4*
Number of rooms: 175
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Also Known As:
American Hotel Amsterdam
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