Get an overview of this hotelThe celebrated NH Doleen, Amsterdam's oldest hotel in the city's historic center

Where history comes alive

Hotel NH Doelen, Amsterdam's first hotel, is located between Dam Square and Rembrandt Square in the heart of the historical centre. Several museums, the famous shopping streets, and cultural areas are nearby.

Historical landmark

NH Doelen occupies a 17th-century landmark building, where Rembrandt is said to have painted his magnificent Night Watch. Breakfast (surcharge) is served in a sunny room overlooking the river.

TVs, Free Wi-Fi, pillow menu

The 81 guestrooms offer televisions, coffee/tea makers, and a choice of pillows. Wireless Internet access is available for a fee. Bathrooms come with hair dryers and makeup/shaving mirrors.

Renovations & Closures

This property is undergoing renovations from 13 July 2015 to 31 March 2016 (completion date subject to change).
This property is closed from 30 October 2015 to 31 March 2016 (dates subject to change).

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

NH Doelen is on the Amstel River about a 5-minute walk from Rembrandt Square, a 20-minute walk from the Rijksmuseum, and a 25-minute walk from the Anne Frank House. The hotel is centrally located in Amsterdam, with public transportation options nearby.

A domed clock crowns the impressive red brick and stone hotel. The six-story atrium lobby is ringed by galleries. Over the years, the hotel has hosted such illustrious guests as Queen Victoria, the Beatles, and Elisabeth of Bavaria (Empress Sisi). Rembrandt purportedly painted his famous Night Watch on the hotel's third floor. The property was built in 1883.

The hotel’s breakfast room, with large windows overlooking the Amstel River, serves a daily buffet breakfast (surcharge). Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the lobby. Boat tours (surcharge) depart from NH Doelen's private landing. The hotel also offers bicycle rentals, an airport shuttle (surcharge), cafe, gift shop, ATM, 861 square feet of meeting space, and supervised child care activities.

NH Doelen welcomes pets.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 861 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 80 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 85 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1883 

Room Amenities

  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge. The hotel also offers room service during limited hours.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 11 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same hotel / stay dates).

No rollaway/extra beds available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A 5 percent city/local tax will be charged
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 20 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 16 per person (one way)
  • Pet fee: EUR 20 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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