Located in the historical heart of the city, Hotel Amsterdam De Roode Leeuw has a convenient central location. Famous Dam Square, the true center of Amsterdam, is a stone's throw away from the hotel while Amsterdam Central Station is within walking distance at just 700 meters from our doorstep. On Dam Square, you'll find The Royal Palace, the New Church as well as Madame Tussaud’s wax statues museum. The NYSE Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange, the Beurs van Berlage cultural center as well as Amsterdam’s leading department store, De Bijenkorf, are opposite the hotel.

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Amsterdam is known worldwide for its cultural heritage and wide range of art. This city is brimming with creativity! For a dose of culture you can go to the many exhibitions, concerts, theater and dance performances that can be seen in Amsterdam. Think of visiting to the National ballet, the Dutch Opera, the Stadsschouwburg or Carré. Or are you more the adventurous kind of music lover? Then visit the Melkweg, Paradiso, or the Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ. Don’t forget to make a trip to the Beurs van Berlage and the Royal Palace. For a contemporary perspective on art; Foam, The Appel, Mediamatic, and the Smart Project Space offer sufficient options. In short, in Amsterdam everyone will find something to their liking!

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From classical to modern art, from history and heritage to special activities; there is always something to do and discover in one of Amsterdam's many museums. It holds the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Anne Frank House, the Stedelijk Museum, the Amsterdam Museum, the Maritime Museum, the NEMO Science Museum and the Hermitage. This is only a small selection of the more than 80 museums that Amsterdam has. Have a look here at the options.

Tip! Enjoy unlimited use of public transportation, free entrance to the best Amsterdam museums and attractions, and many discounts and offers with the I amsterdam City Card.



The calendar of Amsterdam is literally full of activities and events! Everyone can get their ‘event fix’ when it comes to activities in the field of sports, recreation, art, and culture. Amsterdam is big and famous in events such as Amsterdam Light Festival, King's Day, Amsterdam Dance Event, Holland Festival, IDFA, Amsterdam Roots festival, Museum Night, and last but not least the Gay Pride. You can see what is on the schedule on the activities calendar.

No trip to Amsterdam is complete without an Amsterdam canal cruise.


Amsterdam is a city where one can completely loose their daily worries. Hotel De Roode Leeuw is situated on the Damrak and is therefore very central to, for example, the Leidseplein, the Jordaan, the Rembrandtplein, and Rokin. Important entertainment venues, shopping areas, and activities are all within walking distance. If you want to go further in terms of distance, you can easily use public transportation nearby. Another nice way to discover the city is to make a boat trip. There are several companies that can offer you this.


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