The American Hotel is located right in the centre of the cultural heart of Amsterdam. The area immediately surrounding the hotel is full of attractions! From various museums, theatres, innumerable shops, restaurants, cafés and so much more!


11 MIN

Van Gogh Museum

The Van Gogh Museum makes the life and work of Vincent van Gogh, and the artwork of his time, accessible to as many people as possible to inspire and enrich them. The Museum is prestigious, excellent and inspiring. These core values function as an ethical compass and are the core of the organisational culture at the museum.



The Rijksmuseum is the museum of the Netherlands. In 2013, the completely renovated Rijksmuseum opened its doors to the public to show off its breath-taking building, surprising interior, gorgeous exhibits, vibrant events and extensive facilities for young and old. And, of course, don't forget... the famous painting by Rembrandt van Rijn, 'de Nachtwacht - The Night Watch' is hanging here!




DeLaMar Theatre

The DeLaMar Theatre is located around the corner of the American Hotel. Just like the hotel you can find it in the heart of Amsterdam and it has with a history that will amaze you. The DeLaMar Theatre has two spaces, with 1500 chairs and is known for its amazing plays.



The Stadsschouwburg in Amsterdam is the Dutch home of theatre. The pre-eminent cultural hangout in the heart of the city on the Leidseplein. Where the great national, and international, troupes feel right at home. And you, the audience, can enjoy being in attendance for an evening of substance. Everyone is warmly welcome. Young and old, theatre connoisseur to 'first-timer'. Our doors are always open!


De Melkweg

The Melkweg is a pop venue and cultural centre featuring live music, club nights, photography, film and festivals. It is situated in an old sugar refinery and dairy factory on the Lijnbaansgracht in Amsterdam, behind the Leidseplein and next to the Stadsschouwburg.



Paradiso is a music venue located in an old church on the Leidseplein. Paradiso also organises more than 1000 programmes at various locations throughout Amsterdam. These events reach more than 600,000 people every year. Our podium is not only for music. From political debates to fashion shows and from scientific discussions to book presentations: For almost 50 years now, we have been a place where performing artists, visual artists, opinion-makers and the public come together.