$112 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Feb 22, 2015 Check-out: Feb 25, 2015

De Roode Leeuw Hotel Amsterdam

4 stars
Damrak 93-94, 1012 Lp, Amsterdam, 1012 LP
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
61 reviews
2nd time at DRL

This was my second stay at the hotel. I chose it for a second stay because it enjoyed the view from... See full review

  • Jason S.
  • Dec 23, 2014
5 days trip in Amsterdam

The hotel is situated in perfect location next to Dam and close to the Central Station! Nice and... See full review

  • Charalampos
  • Apr 25, 2014
Historic elegance, classic comforts in the heart of old-world Amsterdam
Built in 1911, the De Roode Leeuw Amsterdam Hotel offers contemporary style, plush comforts and high-tech amenities in a historic, exquisitely preserved setting, only steps from the majestic Dam Square. Guests enjoy fine international cuisine at the elegant in-house restaurant, dining either amidst the immaculate wood-paneled interior or the scenic outdoor terrace. An in-lobby flight departure monitor, limited free Wi-Fi, a multi-lingual staff and concierge services round out a host of amenities that make each stay pleasurable.
Highlights
  • A block from premium sights, dining and shopping on Dam Square
  • The landmark De Roode Leeuw Restaurant serves regional, vegetarian and French specialties
  • Cozy, historic guest rooms
Rooms

The De Roode Leeuw's 79 sleek, comfortable rooms range from budget single rooms for the cost-conscious solo traveler, standard-size comfort rooms (smoking and non-smoking available) and the more spacious superior rooms and junior suites. All rooms are furnished with LCD TVs, CD players and offer limited free Wi-Fi service (higher-bandwidths are available for a fee).


While each budget single room comes with a twin bed, all other De Roode Leeuw Hotel room varieties come with either king beds or two twin beds. Superior rooms offer extra sitting areas to relax and the oversized junior suites afford spacious living and bathrooms.

Features

The De Roode Leeuw Restaurant is a time-honored fixture of classic Dutch cuisine along with excellent vegetarian and French dishes. Guests can enjoy their meals either amidst the restaurant's rich wood interiors and displays of Dutch antiques or on the outdoor terrace overlooking Amsterdam's scenic commercial district.


Guests can keep track of their itineraries courtesy of the lobby's flight departure monitor and stay connected via Wi-Fi access (fees apply) available throughout the hotel. The De Roode Leeuw Hotel is also Green Key Certified due to its dedication to sustainable practices.

Transportation
  • Schiphol Airport shuttle bus (fees apply)
  • Amsterdam Central Station (1.5 mi/2.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (14.5/23.5 km)
Attractions
    • Royal Palace/Dam Square (1 block)
    • Amsterdam Flower Market (Bloemenmarkt) (1 mi/2 km)
    • Rembrandt House Museum (Rembrandthuis) (1 mi/2 km)
    • Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis) (1.5 mi/2 km)
    • Begijnhof (1.5 mi/2 km)
    • Rijksmuseum (3 mi/5 km)
    • Van Gogh Museum (3 mi/5 km)
    Business
    • 24-hour business center
    • 2 state-of-the-art boardrooms
    Polices & Fees
    • A 5% city tax is added to each stay at checkout

    This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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    De Roode Leeuw Hotel Amsterdam Rooms

    Budget Single Room
    This non smoking room type offers one single bed, air conditioning, alarm clock, bathroom amenities, cable/satellite TV, color TV, ensuite/private bathroom, hairdryer, heating, internet access, kettle, laundry service, mini bar, pay-per-view-movies, radio, room service, safe in room, tea and coffee making facilities and telephone. No children permitted.
    Standard Room Double/Twin
    This non smoking room type offers a twin bed or a double bed with air conditioning, alarm clock, bathroom amenities, cable/satellite TV, color TV, ensuite/private bathroom, hairdryer, heating, internet access, kettle, laundry service, mini bar, pay-per-view-movies, radio, room service, safe in room, tea and coffee making facilities and telephone.
    Superior Room Double/Twin
    These non smoking rooms are more spacious and offer a twin bed or a double bed with air conditioning, alarm clock, bathroom amenities, cable/satellite TV, color TV, ensuite/private bathroom, hairdryer, heating, internet access, kettle, laundry service, mini bar, pay-per-view-movies, radio, room service, safe in room, tea and coffee making facilities and telephone.

    Amenities

    • Free internet
    • No smoking rooms/facilities
    General
    No smoking rooms/facilities
    Elevators
    Dining
    Bar/Lounge
    Restaurant
    Room service
    Services
    Business center
    Laundry service
    Childcare Service
    In-Room Safe
    Tour desk
    Conference facilities
    Doctor on call
    Gift shop
    Internet
    Free internet
    Accessibility
    Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
    Audible emergency alarm for sight impaired guest

    Nearby points of interest

    • De Bijenkorf: 0 mi
    • Dam Square: 0.1 mi
    • National Monument: 0.1 mi
    • Gassan Dam Square: 0.1 mi
    • New Church: 0.1 mi
    • Condomerie Het Gulden Vlies: 0.1 mi
    • Royal Palace of Amsterdam: 0.1 mi
    • Magna Plaza: 0.1 mi
    • Berlage's Stock Exchange: 0.1 mi
    • Recycled Bicycles: 0.2 mi
    • Red Light District: 0.2 mi
    • Ertoic Discount Centre: 0.2 mi
    • Old Church: 0.2 mi
    • Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum: 0.2 mi
    • Appie Baantjer Museum: 0.2 mi
    • De Bijenkorf: 0 mi
    • Dam Square: 0.1 mi
    • National Monument: 0.1 mi
    • Gassan Dam Square: 0.1 mi
    • New Church: 0.1 mi
    • Condomerie Het Gulden Vlies: 0.1 mi
    • Royal Palace of Amsterdam: 0.1 mi
    • Magna Plaza: 0.1 mi
    • Berlage's Stock Exchange: 0.1 mi
    • Recycled Bicycles: 0.2 mi
    • Red Light District: 0.2 mi
    • Ertoic Discount Centre: 0.2 mi
    • Old Church: 0.2 mi
    • Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum: 0.2 mi
    • Appie Baantjer Museum: 0.2 mi
    • Single: 0.2 mi
    • Absolute Danny: 0.2 mi
    • Erotic Museum: 0.2 mi
    • ArTicKs Gallery: 0.2 mi
    • Sex Museum: 0.3 mi
    • Wonder Wood: 0.3 mi
    • Shan He Hya Temple: 0.3 mi
    • East India House: 0.3 mi
    • National Museum of Spectacles: 0.3 mi
    • Amsterdams Museum: 0.3 mi
    • Waag: 0.3 mi
    • Herengracht: 0.3 mi
    • Hans Appenzeller: 0.3 mi
    • PGC Hajenius: 0.3 mi
    • Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences: 0.3 mi
    • Kalverstraat: 0.3 mi
    • Nieuwmarkt: 0.3 mi
    • The narrowest house: 0.3 mi
    • Allard Pierson Museum: 0.3 mi
    • Begijnhof: 0.3 mi
    • Het Huis met de Hoofden: 0.3 mi
    • Zuiderkerk: 0.3 mi
    • English Reformed Church: 0.4 mi
    • Begijnhof chapel: 0.4 mi
    • The Whale: 0.4 mi
    • The House with the Waterfall: 0.4 mi
    • De Rode Hoed: 0.4 mi
    • The American Book Center: 0.4 mi
    • Church of St. Nicholas: 0.4 mi
    • Book Market: 0.4 mi

    Meeting facilities

    Meeting Info
    Whether it's for a high-level business meeting or a small seminar, the team of Hotel Amsterdam-De Roode Leeuw concentrates on the details so that you can focus on the bigger picture. Our 2 Soundproof and climate controlled Boardrooms can host 12 persons each and one of the rooms has an adjacent office with Broadband Internet access. To ensure the success of any meeting at Hotel Amsterdam-De Roode Leeuw, high-tech audio-visual equipment is available as well as full- and half-day meeting package for a minimum of eight people, inclusive of a luncheon.

    Dining

    Restaurant
    The restaurant, De Roode Leeuw serves regional Dutch specialties as well as international dishes. Once one -have become acquainted with the delightful creations of The Netherlands however, will most certainly be convinced. Superb wines and magnificent old-fashioned local liquors (recipes which are over 300 years old) are available. Guests can watch the world go by on the terrace of the brassiere, De Roode Leeuw, overlooking the colourful Dam Square. One can choose from a large range of drinks, typical Dutch snacks, lunch dishes, coffee varieties, pastries and ice creams. Brassiere De Roode Leeuw is one of the oldest (dating back to 1930) heated and air-conditioned terraces in Amsterdam, making it a perfect place to use as a meeting point or a haven in busy Amsterdam. Buffet breakfast is not included and costs EUR 15.00 per person.

    Hotel Policies

    Check-in:
    1500
    Check-out:
    1100

    Terms and conditions

    Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

    The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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    Guest Reviews (61)

    Ratings and reviews for De Roode Leeuw Hotel Amsterdam

    Overall score

    3.8 / 5
    5.01.0
    61 out of 61
    Amenities:
    3.5
    Cleanliness:
    4.1
    Hotel staff:
    4.3
    Comfort:
    3.8
    Location:
    4.8
    Value:
    3.9

    87% would recommend to a friend.

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    Reviewer score

    4
    5.01.0
    IAN F
    Business
    SPAIN
    Dec 29, 2014

    EXCELLENT VALUE

    THE LOCATION COULD NOT BE BETTER, WE MANAGED TO WALK FROM THE TRAIN STATION ON ARRIVAL. WE VISITED ROYAL PALACE, MUSEUMS, RED LIGHT DISTRICT AND ALL RESTAURANTS ON FOOT. HOTEL STAFF VERY FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL. IT IS EXCELLENT VALUE FOR MONEY. WE DID NOT EAT IN HOTEL AS WE WANTED TO TRY INDONESIAN AND TRADITIONAL DUTCH FOOD BUT RESTAURANT WAS ALWAYS BUSY. THOROUGHLY ENJOYABLE.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    4
    Cleanliness:
    5
    Hotel staff:
    5
    Comfort:
    4
    Location:
    5
    Value:
    5
    Trip purpose:

    Business

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    Reviewer score

    5
    5.01.0
    Jason S.
    Business
    gilbert
    Dec 23, 2014

    2nd time at DRL

    This was my second stay at the hotel. I chose it for a second stay because it enjoyed the view from our balcony facing De Bijenkorf and Dam Square. It has three tram lines running in front, AND almost every tram line returns through the front of the hotel (Because its on Damrak leading up to Centraal Station). Very easy to get back to if you get lost on your first trip. Breakfast is amazing, in fact, the hotel has a Michelin Star. Front desk was helpful on last trip with biking directions to other cities. I loved the simple mini bar of Verkade chocolates and san pellegrino. I have recommended others to stay here many times.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    5
    Cleanliness:
    5
    Hotel staff:
    5
    Comfort:
    5
    Location:
    5
    Value:
    5
    Trip purpose:

    Business

    Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

    The outdoor mall runs along the back side of the hotel and continues around the city.

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    Reviewer score

    4
    5.01.0
    Dougald
    Business
    Amsterdam
    Nov 16, 2014

    Good Value

    Excellent location in old town centre: within one to two minutes of two tram stops: Tram and museum tickets at reception: comfortable and clean rooms: very helpful staff

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    4
    Cleanliness:
    4
    Hotel staff:
    5
    Comfort:
    4
    Location:
    5
    Value:
    4
    Trip purpose:

    Business

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    Reviewer score

    4
    5.01.0
    NickOlsen
    Business
    Inverhuron, Canada
    Apr 27, 2014

    Great Time!

    We loved the hotel! The location was great and the staff were all very friendly. The entire bathroom got wet whenever we took a shower, which was a little weird. There is a really good restaurant at the hotel and so much to do in the city. Can't wait to return!

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    4
    Cleanliness:
    5
    Hotel staff:
    5
    Comfort:
    4
    Location:
    5
    Value:
    5
    Trip purpose:

    Business

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    Reviewer score

    5
    5.01.0
    Charalampos
    Business
    Thessaloniki,Greece
    Apr 25, 2014

    5 days trip in Amsterdam

    The hotel is situated in perfect location next to Dam and close to the Central Station! Nice and clean room not very big actually. Helpful and very kind staff!

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    4
    Cleanliness:
    5
    Hotel staff:
    5
    Comfort:
    4
    Location:
    5
    Value:
    4
    Trip purpose:

    Business

    Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

    Visit the Rijksmuseum!

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    Reviewer score

    3
    5.01.0
    Nebulacloud
    Business
    Luton, England
    Nov 27, 2013

    Birthday treat

    Room was cold and no where to regulate heat, no carpet. Loud music from below with view to the opposite wall. Double bed dipped in the middle but clean. Perfect location to walk from station and to explore.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    3
    Cleanliness:
    4
    Hotel staff:
    4
    Comfort:
    2
    Location:
    5
    Value:
    3
    Trip purpose:

    Business

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    Review of De Roode Leeuw Hotel Amsterdam

    Reviewer score

    4
    5.01.0
    KMGB
    Business
    Surrey UK
    Aug 30, 2013

    Basic but very comfortable

    Small rooms but very comfortable and clean. Good central location a short walk from Central Station and within easy walk of places of interest. No traffic noise. Good restaurant. Excelled breakfast. Friendly, helpfull staff.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    4
    Cleanliness:
    5
    Hotel staff:
    4
    Comfort:
    4
    Location:
    4
    Value:
    4
    Trip purpose:

    Business

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    Review of De Roode Leeuw Hotel Amsterdam

    Reviewer score

    5
    5.01.0
    xjrs
    Business
    Ireland
    Aug 17, 2013

    De Roode Leeuw

    The staff are fantastic. The room was small (what does one expect in an old building), but everything you would need was there and functioning. My only gripe was the twin beds. It was my fault I would think, because I left it until the the last minute to book. Dam Square is right around the corner. You won't get a better location in Amsterdam. I'd stay there again without hesitation. If you want to see all of the sites, you'll save money by purchasing all of the the tickets in a block.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    5
    Cleanliness:
    5
    Hotel staff:
    5
    Comfort:
    4
    Location:
    5
    Value:
    4
    Trip purpose:

    Business

    Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

    Take one of the canal tours.

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    Reviewer score

    3
    5.01.0
    POA arthur
    Business
    BOSTON
    Aug 16, 2013

    Nothing but a room.

    Staff was extremely unhelpful. No internet connection.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    1
    Cleanliness:
    4
    Hotel staff:
    1
    Comfort:
    4
    Location:
    5
    Value:
    3
    Trip purpose:

    Business

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    Reviewer score

    2
    5.01.0
    pandit
    Business
    Brookfield, Wisconsin, USA
    Aug 11, 2013

    Bathroom very bad

    The bathroom in the room is very small and very inconvenient. The commode is so close to the wall that one cannot sit on the toilet. You have to sit at an angle. The shower stall is very small. Even worse, there is no door or curtain on the shower stall. So you cannot take shower without getting the whole bathroom floor wet. If bathroom problems are fixed, hotel can get up to 3 stars or may be even 4. At present, it deserves no higher than a 2 star rating.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    1
    Cleanliness:
    4
    Hotel staff:
    4
    Comfort:
    3
    Location:
    4
    Value:
    2
    Trip purpose:

    Business

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