Ambassade Hotel

boutique hotel with unique library bar and impressive art collection

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Ten 17th-century canal-side houses on the distinguished Herengracht in the historic centre of Amsterdam form the accommodations for the stylish Ambassade Hotel.

Rooms and suites

Ambassade Hotel has 56 uniquely decorated rooms and suites, of which many have a canal view. All rooms have their own character and very specific charm and are furnished in Louis XV/XVI style.

There are different room categories: standard (16m2) and classic single or double (20-21m2), deluxe (25m2), superior deluxe (25m2), triple (30m2), quadruple (35m2), split-level superior (35m2), grand suite (55m2) and an apartment.

Each room has a desk and a sitting area with two comfortable armchairs.

Room rates info_outline

Standard Room € 199-479   low-high

Breakfast   € 24.50 per person



Ambassade Hotel has a perfect, very quiet location at one of the city's loveliest spots in the Canal Belt of Amsterdam. Herengracht-canal, one of the main canals of Amsterdam, is the place where the richest merchants had their mansions. It is near the cosy and picturesque shopping area The 9 Streets and Spui square.

Ambassade Hotel

Herengracht 341
Amsterdam (Centrum)

How to get there

tram 2 12 Koningsplein
directions_subway 52 Rokin
local_airport 17 km to Schiphol Airport

The Library Bar

The hotel's library is richly decorated and contains over 5,000 books. Here you will find a unique collection of signed books by authors who have all stayed at the Ambassade Hotel.

The guestbook has many big names:

Salman Rushdie, Umberto Eco, Paul Auster, Nicci French, Redmond O'Hanlon, Saul Bellow, Toni Morrison, Orhan Pamuk, Paul Theroux, V.S. Naipaul, Doris Lessing, Mario Vargas Llosa, Günter Grass, Lee Child, Donna Tartt, Ingrid Betancourt, Isabel Allende, Arnon Grunberg, Gerrit Komrij, Michel Houellebecq, Hugo Claus.


The hotel's library is filled with autographed novels of authors who have stayed at the hotel.

Restaurant Ambassade

Inside the hotel is the esteemed Restaurant Ambassade. With a beautiful view of the Herengracht and surrounded by the colourful paintings of famous CoBrA artists, you can enjoy a cosy dinner. The emphasis of the French-Dutch cuisine is on fresh, seasonal, artisanal and local products.

Timeless charm


Culinary excellence


Nearby Sights & Attractions

photo_camera Begijnhof   old courtyard surrounded by historic houses

   Bloemensingel   floating flower market

photo_camera Het Grachtenhuis   Museum of the Canals

photo_camera Jordaan   neighborhood with cafés, restaurants, galleries, shops

   Kalverstraat   popular shopping street

photo_camera Spui   cultural books square

   The 9 Streets   small interesting individual shops


nearby restaurants

Het Molenpad   €€
Libertine   €€
Vinkeles   French  €€€

Michelin-starred restaurant Vinkeles at The Dylan Hotel, romantic ambiance and nice outdoor terrace in summertime
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