Hampshire Hotel - Lancaster Amsterdam  3 stars

Plantage Middenlaan 48, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1018 DH  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Quiet surroundings - Comfortable room - Great breakfast - Staff is extremely nice
  • Lobby looks a bit tired - Restaurant a little expensive - Noisy at night
  • No free wifi in the rooms - No ac - Clean bathroom - Beds are very comfortable
  • Relatively close to dam central - Feels very safe - Nice view - Reasonably priced
  • Clean hotel - Close to zoo and botanic garden - Close to the centre - Rooms are small


Eden Lancaster Hotel enjoys exceptional location in the historical and cultural center of Amsterdam, a few steps from the renowned Artis Zoo and plenty of other world-known tourist attractions.

Housed in a beautiful historical building, this three-star elegant hotel provides desirable amenities, including free wireless high speed internet access and private parking.

Each of 91 attractive and newly renovated rooms is completed with LCD television and spacious work desk with wired internet service.

Although the property does not have its own restaurant, it provides unlimited possibilities to visit popular cafes and restaurants with high-quality food and service.

Station Amsterdam Muiderpoort is within 1.3km from the hotel.

Amsterdam Central Station is about 1.5km away.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   92.

City Center Amsterdam - 1.0 mi
Airports Amsterdam-Schiphol (AMS) - 7.5 mi, Rotterdam Zestienhoven (RTM) - 34.7 mi
Train Stations Station Amsterdam Muiderpoort - 4600 ft, Amsterdam Central Station - 1.0 mi
Underground stations Metro Weesperplein - 2000 ft, Metro Wibautstraat - 4300 ft
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants Coffee to Walk (cuisine: Coffee Shop, Sandwiches) - 100 ft, Sapori Del Mondo (cuisine: Italian, Delicatessen) - 300 ft
Parks Botanical Garden (Hortus Botanicus) - 1300 ft


All rooms are air-conditioned and fitted with excellent bedding with with nice soft mattresses and elegant furniture. They comprise LCD television, direct-dial telephone, safe, iron and ironing board, coffee and tea making facilities. Each room is also equipped with wired high speed internet access (chargeable) and working desk. En-suite bathrooms come complete with shower, toilet and hairdryer.

The range of rooms includes Standard, Superior and Family Rooms.

All rooms are non-smoking.

Dining options

A varied breakfast buffet is served daily in the light and cozy breakfast room located on the ground floor. Guests can choose from a wide selection of bread, fruit juices, hot chocolate, coffee and tea, jam and marmalade, cheese, yoghurt, fruit salad and of course warm breakfast with home-made scrambled eggs, bacon and sausages.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of EUR 15 per person per night. 


Fax and photocopying services are provided in the hotel.

Paid high speed wired internet service is provided in all guest rooms and costs 5 EUR per hour or 12.50 EUR per day.

Complimentary wireless high speed internet access is available in the lobby.

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The hotel is friendly to guests with disabilities.

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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Bus parking
  • Gift/news stand
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • Gift shop
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • VIP room facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Tour desk

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Public hotel parking is possible at a location nearby and the rate is EUR 36 per day.

  • Cycling
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Shuttle service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Bicycle rentals
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
Kitchen facilities
  • Ice machine
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Hi-Fi



from  3 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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All rooms are air-conditioned and fitted with excellent bedding with with nice soft mattresses and elegant furniture. They comprise LCD television, direct-dial telephone, safe, iron and ironing board, coffee and tea making facilities. Each room is also equipped with wired high speed internet access (chargeable) and working desk. En-suite bathrooms come complete with shower, toilet and hairdryer.

The range of rooms includes Standard, Superior and Family Rooms.

All rooms are non-smoking.

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Hampshire Hotel - Lancaster Amsterdam Basic Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 260 sq. feet
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    Hampshire Hotel - Lancaster Amsterdam Standard Twin Room
    Hampshire Hotel - Lancaster Amsterdam Standard Twin Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
    Size: 260 sq. feet
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      Quadruple Room
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      Bed type: Quad
      Size: 305 sq. feet
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        Hampshire Hotel - Lancaster Amsterdam LocationWhat's nearby

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        • Tourist attractions
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        What's nearby

        What's nearby.

        City center is about 1.5km from the hotel.

        Verzetmuseum is within 200m.
        Artis Zoo is about 200m from the hotel.
        Hortus Botanicus is within 300m.
        Jewish Historical Museum is 600m from the property.
        Oosterkerk is about 600m away.
        Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum is 700m from the hotel.
        Waterlooplein is within 700m.
        Hermitage Amsterdam is within 700m.
        Tropenmuseum is about 700m from the hotel.
        Blauwbrug is 800m away.
        Magere Brug is 800m from the property.
        NEMO is within 800m.
        Stopera is within 900m from the hotel.
        Holland Experience is about 900m from the hotel.
        Rembrandt House Museum is 900m away.

        Tourist attractions
        • Artis Zoo
          400 ft
        • Rembrandt Plein
          3300 ft
        Popular areas
        Places of interest
        • Waterloo Square
          2700 ft
        • Southern Church
          3300 ft
        • Jolly Joker coffeeshop
          3700 ft
        Shopping areas
        • Waterlooplein Market
          2300 ft
        • Club Air
          3000 ft
        Monuments and Landmarks
        • Shippinghouse
          3700 ft
        • Dutch Resistance Museum - Verzets Museum
          400 ft
        • Netherlands Maritime Museum
          2000 ft
        • Science Center NEMO
          2300 ft
        • gassan diamond
          2300 ft
        • Museum Het Rembrandthuis
          2700 ft
        • 2700 ft
        • Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
          3300 ft
        • club 11
          3700 ft
        • musée de l'érotisme
          4000 ft
        • de hortus
          1000 ft
        Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos
        • Artis
          400 ft
        • Het Muziektheater
          2300 ft
        • Theater Carré
          2300 ft
        • Royal Theater Carre
          2300 ft
        • Koninklijk Theater Carre
          2700 ft
        • Theater de Kleine Komedie
          3700 ft
        Food and meals
        Underground stations
        • Metro Weesperplein
          1700 ft

        Local Attractions

        • Red Light District
          5100 ft
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        • Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
          5200 ft
          Dam Square 20, Amsterdam
        • H.H. Petrus en Pauluskerk (De Papegaai)
          5100 ft
          Kalverstraat 58, Amsterdam
        • Civic Guards Gallery (Schuttersgalerij)
          5100 ft
          Kalverstraat 92, Amsterdam
        • Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel
          5300 ft
          Damrak 18, Amsterdam

        Near the hotel

        • Artis Zoo
          500 ft
          Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, Amsterdam
        • Hollandsche Schouwburg
          500 ft
          Plantage Middenlaan 24, Amsterdam
        • The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum)
          700 ft
          Plantage Kerklaan 61a, Amsterdam
        • Botanical Garden (Hortus Botanicus)
          1300 ft
          Plantage Middenlaan 2a, Amsterdam
        • Het Scheepvaartmuseum National Maritime Museum
          2000 ft
          Kattenburgerplein 1, Amsterdam
        • Portuguese Synagogue
          1900 ft
          Mr. Visserplein 3, Amsterdam
        • Portugees-Israelle Tische Synagoge
          2000 ft
          Mr Visserplein 1, Amsterdam

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Coffee to Walk

          75% likes this, based on 20 reviews
          Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Sandwiches

          100 ft
          Plantage Middenlaan 44

          Phone: 06-11510053

        • Sapori Del Mondo

          78% likes this, based on 66 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian, Delicatessen
          Price Range: USD 6 - USD 19

          300 ft
          Plantage Middenlaan 30A

          Phone: +31 26240930

        • Tempura

          65% likes this, based on 24 reviews
          Cuisine: Japanese

          400 ft
          Plantage Kerklaan 26
        • Palorma

          70% likes this, based on 10 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian

          400 ft
          Plantage Kerklaan 28
        • Cafe Koosje

          74% likes this, based on 50 reviews
          Cuisine: European, Dutch

          400 ft
          Plantage Middenlaan 37
        Getting there.

        Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport is about 11.9km from the hotel.

        By car: take S113 East. Turn left and continue for around 3km. After the roundabout "tropenmuseum", take right at first traffic lights. Go over the bridge and continue straight. The Eden Lancaster Hotel is 300 metres ahead.

        Getting around.

        Subway access: Metro Weesperplein is within 500m, Metro Wibautstraat is about 1.2km from the hotel.

        Bus stop is about 100m away.

        Public parking is available next to the hotel and costs about 36 EUR per day.

        Hampshire Hotel - Lancaster Amsterdam Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hampshire Hotel - Lancaster Amsterdam

        Average guest rating

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        Based on 266 reviews

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        Individual guest reviews

        • Couple

          Very comfortable bed. Room was quiet, cosy and the heating worked well. Hotel is right near a tram stop and only a short walk into the centre of Amsterdam. Staff were efficient and friendly.

          Bathroom was tiny. More like a shower room than a bathroom. Would expect more space for the price.

          • Average rating
        • Couple

          Great location, friendly staff, everything we needed. Room was a decent size and we had a view of the small park. Bathroom was small but then you don't really need anything bigger unless you want a bath. Plenty around the area in regards to attractions, supermarket, cafes and then just short walks to get around the city. We walked everywhere. We had a great stay here!

          Can be a bit loud with hall way noise but it never bothered us really. Free wireless is available in the reception area only. Which worked out fine for us.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          I found the staff at the hotel to be most helpful and the rooms were comfortable although a little expensive.

          Coming from the UK I found the bathroom to be extremley small however it had everything that I required and the shower was lovely.

          • Average rating
        • Couple

          Staff were friendly and helpful when asking for directions.

          Use Booked.net a lot but have to say that this hotel was the most disappointing. Upon arrival, was informed that my credit card, which was used to secure booking, wasn`t valid. Upon arrival in uk, my bank informed me that the hotel had attempted to withdraw 4 different amounts from this card, all of completely different amounts to daily rates, and all declined! The rooms were adaequate but had poor sound proofing. Could hear noises from adjacent rooms and from above. Walls and floors appeared thin. The en-suite was particularly small especially the toilet, so, like me, you are over 6 feet tall, you will struggle to use facilities. Be prepared to walk as hotel is easily 15minutes from Rembrandt Square. Thought the hotel was grossly overpriced given the negative points above.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          Very modern and clean room, staff was very helpful, free wi-fi in the lobby. Fantastic. Would absolutely recommend this hotel for everyone.

          Since our room was next to a park, sometimes we can smell cigarette fumes through the window.

          • Average rating
        • Couple

          The location of the hotel was definitely its best feature. The room in itself was small and the TV only had german/Dutch instructions so i almost ended up getting the Pay-per view option. The hotel was as expected, Fine hotel.

          The size of the room was relatively small. But so it is almost everywhere in the 'Dam. No real issues, really.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          The location was good, quiet room

          The room size was extremely small, also the bathrooms size.. I felt I was in a tin can

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          The Hampshire Eden Lancaster Hotel Amsterdam is a very pleasant place to stay. The room was clean, fresh, sheets and towels were changed everyday. The bathroom was spacious and so was the room. The design of the room was simple yet urban and modern, sleek and comfortable with a lot of light thanks to the wide window. The staff was always friendly and helped us throughout our trip. The lobby area is nice. Location- wise, the hotel is not directly next to any major place but at a very quick walking distance. The good thing about it is that the neighborhood is quiet and in less than 2 mins you can reach the best places in the city. A very good hotel that we recommend.

          It gets a little chilly in the rooms at night. Is a little far from some places

          • Average rating
        • Single

          Very good staff at the reception.

          Too noisy: I was distuberd by the noise from the other rooms as well as from the street (a tram line is next to the hotel). There was no warm water in the shower on the last day of my stay (oddly there was warm water in the tap at the same time).

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          The room was clean and comfortable and well decorated. Tea & coffee in room.

          Breakfast extra at 15 euro each extra - we didn't do it. bakers round corner does fresh croissants and Orange juice for 2 for 4 euros! But at least we had the choice not to have breakfast included so not much of a complaint really.

          • Average rating
        • Couple

          I didn't like that i couldn't open the window. Also, my room was right beneath the reception and next to the kitchen so it was always very noisy wich made sleeping quite hard.

          • Average rating
        • Couple

          room is quite pretty, location of hotel is silient place and easy to go to city center with tram. Also walking around the hotel is enjoyable. There is few cafe and pubs around hotel. we had a breakfast and drink some of them.

          room is pretty but bed is not comfortable, steely parts of bed hurts my back side.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          Clean large rooms

          The hotel asked for a 50 euro deposit, though the room price was paid fully on check in! and the 50 euro deposit was not mentioned anywhere on the booking conditions

          • Average rating
        • Couple

          good location, nice quiet neighborhood

          The receptioner's English was poor the bathroom was very small

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          A clean and well run hotel. Quick to process our arrival and well worth the money. It's closer to the Dam than looks on the map!

          • Average rating
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