First look at Kimpton's first European hotel

(Kimpton De Witt Bedroom)

Today, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants opened the boutique brand’s first hotel in Europe. 

In Amsterdam, the Kimpton De Witt is set within three original Dutch Golden Age-era buildings in the Palace Quarter neighborhood. 

The hotel's design brings the old grandeur of the Dutch Golden Age into new buildings from the late 20th century. Details include a "living wall" of florals and botanicals at the hotel entrance and Delft-inspired tiles on the bathroom floors. a flower shop and an open-air garden.

The lounge of the Kimpton de Witt

One of Kimpton De Witt’s most inventive features is the three-story "Little House" inside the hotel. The house was once the childhood home of Dutch playwright P.C. Hooft and dates back to the 1600s. Little House has two king-sized rooms and a first-floor living area, and can be rented by groups.  

The Penthouse De Witt, meanwhile, covers two stories with a 300-square-foot roof terrace. 

“Amsterdam is in many ways a perfect fit for Kimpton’s first European hotel,” Mike DeFrino, CEO of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, said in a statement. “The city is effortless in design, highly diverse, light-hearted and known to be a hotbed of creativity, all of which are pillars of the Kimpton brand. We’ll be bringing Kimpton to Paris next and have big plans for other cities across the continent.”

The hotel's F&B options will include Wyers Bar & Restaurant, serving American cuisine and cocktails with a European twist, and Miss Louisa Coffee & Beignets, a walk-up counter serving hot coffee and fresh beignets to both guests and locals. 

Kimpton De Witt is close to Amsterdam’s Centraal Station and has 274 guestrooms, including nine signature suites, many of which have private terraces.