American Hotel, Amsterdam

The American Hotel, locally known as the Hotel Americain, on the Leidseplein in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is a hotel and café restaurant with a Jugendstil reading room.

American Hotel
The hotel in 2012
Location within Amsterdam
General information
LocationAmsterdam, Netherlands
Coordinates52°21′50″N 4°52′53″E


It was built in 1898-1900 by W.Kromhout and H.G. Jansen in the Berlage style. In 1927-1928 an expansion was realized from a design by the architect G.J. Rutgers in collaboration with K. Bakker in 1927-1928. Both the expansion and the café are National Heritage sites.[1]


  1. Rijksmonument report

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