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Guesthouse along the canal in historic center

Bedrooms 2
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Recently renovated apartment in the souterrain of our canal house dating from the 17th century, Amsterdam’s Golden Age. Along one of the three main canals, de Herengracht, this house has a unique location - everyone will agree - because of the wide views on two canals, both Herengracht and Blauwburgwal.

This stylish and comfortable guesthouse with patio offers a spacious living room with dining table and fully equipped kitchen with some of the original 400 years old floortiles preserved.

The apartment has two bedrooms with double bed (140x200cm.), both with an en suite bathroom. One bedroom is located in the back of the basement. The other one on the groundfloor, connected to the apartment by internal stairs. Although the location is very central, you'll find out that you hardly won't hear anything from the streets in your bedrooms.


- modern decoration

- smart TV

- WiFi (free)

- external disk with approximately 100 movies

- coffee and tea included

- fully equipped kitchen

- underfloor heating

The place is very warm and furnished with an eye for detail, and perfectly suited for two couples, a family, two friends or business men/women to retreat and discover Amsterdam.

More Details

Synco Wijnberg
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Portuguese, Dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Synco Wijnberg

I like hosting in our guesthouse and so meeting wonderful people from all over the world.

As an Amsterdam born I love strolling around in this beautiful city of mine. Although it is a city, it often feels more like a small village: a friendly atmosphere, many, many bikers, narrow alleys and it's easy to feel at home, to feel like you're a local. I hope you will enjoy Mokum (that's the name of Amsterdam in slang) as much as I do.

Last 2 years, my wife Nancy and I have been renovating an old farmhouse in rural Portugal.

I have been working for 20 years in Human Resources.

Why Synco Wijnberg chose Grachtengordel

Without exaggeration I can say that this is one of the most beautiful spots in town.

My wife Nancy and I were very lucky to obtain this property in which we are living with so much pleasure.

After re-foundation of the house, we have the basement converted into a guesthouse with all comfort that makes a stay enjoyable.

What makes this apartment unique

- super central location

- quiet and comfortable guesthouse

- modern with look & feel from the glorious past of 17th century Amsterdam

- suitable for 2 couples or a family travelling together. Two separate bedrooms & bathrooms

- private entrance


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Grachtengordel in Grachtengordel-West

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Both are separate bedrooms with an en suite bath room. There is one at the back of the apartment in the souterrain. The other one is on the first floor: you get there via the internal stairs. All private. We only rent the second bedroom together with the first bedroom.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(13 traveller reviews)

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Guesthouse along the canal in historic center
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

We enjoyed the stay. Synco and Nancy were great.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Amsterdam was great, and this canal house was fun to experience. Easy acess to the museums and great food plus freindly people. Lucky us to visit on sevevral of the coldest days in memory! We were grateful for the heated floors! Our next trip will likely NOT be in winter. Walking the city is what we wanted. The trams saved us from frostbite, the architecture, paintings, food and people fed our souls.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment in an ideal location. Wonderful host!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spot - would highly We this property and Synco is a lovely & very welcoming host.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, amazing hosts, and comfortable apartment

  • 5 of 5

We can not say enough positive things about our stay. Synco and Nancy created an environment that feels like home. The apartment is in the perfect location, walkable to shops, restaurants, and historic sites. Our party consisted of 2 couples and we were very comfortable in the apartment. We hope to stay here again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kirkland, WA

Quaint and Everything Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We were two couples sharing this guesthouse. We each had our own space with bathrooms. It was immaculate and well appointed. It is adorable!! The location was perfect. Just right around the corner there were great restaurants, sites and easy walking to most everything. We got to meet Synco, the owner, and that was a treat, too!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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78 Herengracht Amsterdam

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed staying in this apartment. Synco, our host, met us at the apartment and gave us a very thorough orientation to the setting, as well as the neighborhood. It was a wonderful way to introduce us to this lovely city!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Long Beach, CA

Great Place, Best Host

  • 5 of 5

Synco's house was in an amazing location, with tons of fun activities to do in very close proximity. Synco even made a list of activities, cafes, and restaurants that he'd recommend on a map of the city. The place was charming, and comfortable, and was very clean. Synco had fresh flowers for us when we arrived, which really was a nice touch. I would absolutely stay here again, and I would highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.03 Miles
Nearest Ferry
14 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Golfbaan Amsterdam
Nearest Train
0.6 Miles
Amsterdam Central Station
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.02 Miles
Chez Georges
Nearest Beach
14 Miles
Car: not necessary

- Around the corner from the Herenstraat and Prinsenstraat, shopping with designer clothing stores, small shops and many restaurants and cafes.

- All sights like the Anne Frank house, Dam square, the Jordaan area and all museums are within walking or cycling distance, so you won't spend a fortune on public transport.

- Every Saturday there is a market at the Lindengracht and a farmers market with organic food at the Noordermarkt (5 minutes walk from the guesthouse).

- To Central Station is 6 minutes walk.

- Public transport, tram and bus lines:

Nieuwezijds Kolk 1 minute


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Grachtengordel, Amsterdam area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
New Year
30 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £39.5

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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