Completion of our restoration
InterContinental® Amstel Amsterdam has been restored to its former glory. The original architecture has been preserved, and the return of the eight lions on the roof marked the last phase of the restoration. In the spring of 2020, the ceiling in the lobby was also fully restored, allowing guests to admire the beautiful white and gold decorations again.
More than 150 Years of Elegance
One of the most iconic buildings on the banks of the Amstel river, with a design dating back to 1867, has been fully preserved and still breathes the founder's original vision. Restorers used the original colour and design palette to restore the balustrades and iconic architectural embellishments that define this particular landmark.
Founded by Dr Samuel Sarphati, a leading physician in the 19th Century, the hotel was created as an architectural monument. A palace on the banks of the Amstel, which would put Amsterdam on the map internationally. The hotel was built in collaboration with Cornelis Outshoorn, one of Amsterdam's most progressive 19th -century architects, and was inspired by some of the most famous buildings in Europe. With beautifully detailed arches from the "Golden Age" and the richly decorated lobby, the hotel has attracted many prominent figures and guests, who wanted to experience the glamour of the Amstel Hotel since it opened on April 27, 1867.
The Amstel Hotel is owned by Katara Hospitality, a globally recognized owner, developer and operator of the hospitality industry. The company specializes in rejuvenating historically iconic hotels, restoring them to their former glory and ensuring their hospitality is preserved.
For more information or details about our restoration project, please contact us on +31(0)20 520 3238.