American Hotel

rebranded 4-star hotel on the lively Leidseplein

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Built between 1900 and 1902, the legendary American Hotel with its monumental façade is an important example of architectural Art Nouveau.

Its outer graciousness extends to the interior which still feature original stained glass windows, and vanities lined with elegant granite surface.

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With the arrival of the new owner, the luxury and grandeur of the former American Hotel have changed into a popular music hotel.

The renewed hotel has several areas for performances and concerts.

All hotel rooms now have huge photo collages of rock stars on the walls above the beds.

The lobby, reception, meeting rooms and the famous Bar Americain have undergone a facelift in 2020.

Bar Américain

Bar Américain is the bar with the veranda and terrace on the left side of the entrance to cafe-restaurant Américain.

Many pop, soul, country and rock musicians who have visited this bar* have been photographed by the bar staff. Their photos (about 450) are now hanging all over the hotel.

* like Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant, Herman Brood, Nina Hagen, Paul Weller, Amy Winehouse, Nick Cave, Percy Sledge

Café Américain

The hotel facilitates an iconic hotel bar, an art nouveau café and restaurant  in the grand manner, where you'll get excellent service. This has been a meeting place for writers, intellectuals and artists for many decades.

Rooms & rates info_outline    

In 2019 all 173 hotel rooms have been renovated.

Prices per room vary from €205 (low season) to €307 (high season) for a small double room (18m2)

Breakfast €19.50 per person

American Hotel

Food & Drink

nearby lunch spots

Sama Sebo   Indonesian   €€
Café George   French bistro   €€
MOMO   Fusion   €€€


MOMO is cosmopolitan bar and culinary hotspot offering cocktails, lunch and dinner in a modern ambiance


nearby restaurants

De Italiaan   Italian   €€
MOMO   Fusion   €€€
Rijks   Dutch   €€€€


Fine-dining restaurant Rijks is located within the famous Rijksmuseum

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