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“Beautiful hotel with a great amsterdam feel to the stay” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American

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Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American
Ranked #74 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful hotel with a great amsterdam feel to the stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2013

Me and my partner stayed at this hotel in july when it was in the heart of the summer. Had lovely a lovely view of the canal and air conditioning was of top quality.staff very helpful and food is good. Would stay here again for sure and have no bad things to say about this hotel and would highly recommend this hotel. thank you

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank johnstapes
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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review, December 19, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for your visit this summer and your review posting. We are pleased to hear that you had a very satisfactory stay and look forward to welcoming you again soon.

With best regards,
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013

Nice room, good service, within walking distance many cultural high lights and public transport nearby!
Ideal hotel to visit a concert at Paradiso (walking distance) and find a nice restaurant or one of the most famous shopping areas (PC Hoofd) of Amsterdam.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review, December 18, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for your stay and your review posting. You have very well defined our excellent geographical location. We are equally glad that all aspects of your visit were very satisfactory. We look forward to being the destination of your choice again upon your next concert visit. With best regards,
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2013

First time here for twenty years ! great location near the museums and restaurants. talk show being filmed in the restaurant was good too.
Many of the hotels in the city are awful but this is a good place to stay and i would recommend

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review, December 15, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your visit and your review posting. We are pleased to read that you had a very enjoyable stay in Amsterdam with its Christmas atmosphere. We look forward to your return. With best regards,
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2013

We stayed a week in November are were very satisfied. Check-in was a breeze with the front staff more than helpful with advice about transportation and other questions. The room was fairly standard and their idea of twin beds doesn't impress but adequate. Housekeeping was very good on a daily basis. The room's had a nice desk and another comfortable chair, sufficient wi-fi and modern TVs. The shower was a disaster and I never did get a clean feeling from it. Bad water pressure to say the least.

The restaurant was spectacular, as was the lounge. Two of the staff in the lounge were particularly impressive, Nouri (?) and Killian. They made the stay all the better.

This property is located in the Leidseplein area, less than 100 yards from all sorts of pubs, restaurant and The Bulldog. The tram stop is 50 yards from the hotel. The great location made of for a couple of their lesser attributes.

I would stay here again though, and fully intend to in the future.

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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Weedspay
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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review, December 9, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your stay and your review. Good to hear that your stay was so satisfactory that you will return. Concerning the water pressure: it is a compulsary criterium to obtain the environmental certificate "Green Key Gold". We are in the process of convincing them that it should not affect reasonable comfort. With best regards,
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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2013

We recently went to Amsterdam for a short weekend trip. We had a wonderful time overall in this city. The stay at American Hotel was disappointing, though. The lobby is already rather uncozy and business-like; the room we stayed in had the flair of 80s in the Eastern European countries. The brunch in the Cafe is very nice, though.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review, December 9, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your stay and your review. Although we respect your personal opinion of our lobby area, we do not fully comprehend your title : " not as advertised". In which way did we advertise any promises regarding this area? We hope that with the opulent christmas decoration it felt less businesslike and more cozy. With reference to the room, we can confirm that this less contemporay room type is up for renovation this year. Hopefully you will return to discover the improvements personally. With best regards,
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

Staying at the Amsterdam American hotel makes you feel like you're a little part of history. Very cool Art Deco vibe, the dining room and lounge a treat to the eye, very beautiful. The rooms are somewhat standard but most importantly the bed comfortable, linens crisp. The front desk staff at the hotel were more than accommodating and the concierge on task at all times. Greatly appreciated! You will not find a hotel better located to everything you want to see in Amsterdam. Easy walking distance to transit although Amsterdam is a city that is a very walkable. We found this hotel to be great value, well located, and a place would definitely stay when returning to Amsterdam.

  • Stayed November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank denisemacd
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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review, December 4, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your stay and your review. Indeed "if these walls could talk......" We are glad that the total experience has impressed you and hope that you will visit Amsterdam and the hotel again. With best regards,
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2013

I have been to a few hotels in Amsterdam and Amsterdam American Hotel does stand out as one with character and charm. Very friendly and helpful staff, right from the doorman to the floor manager.
Very impressed with the renovations and interior upgrades done to the common areas and the rooms. An old familiar hotel that still is my favourite for business trips.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Thijs S
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Rodolf_J_W, General Manager at Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American, responded to this review, November 24, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your visit and your review posting. It is good to hear that the improvements are visible and that you acknowledged it. The staff is very motivated by your comments on the service and it is an incentive to try to improve the service levels even more. With best regards,
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Property: Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American
Address: Leidsekade 97, 1017 PN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#7 Green Hotel in Amsterdam
#50 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#58 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#59 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#84 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hampshire Hotel - Amsterdam American 4*
Number of rooms: 175
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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