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Lovely apartment on canal (centrum)

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Bright 1 bd flat with a wall of windows & french doors onto a beautiful canal

Our bright and comfortable 1bedroom flat offers a wall of windows and French doors onto a beautiful canal. Just feet from shops, theaters, and great restaurants, you can be in the center of everything. Enjoy a full kitchen, great views, and huge tub.

Beautiful apartment in the heart of the city with french doors opening onto Kloveniersburgwal canal. The location is excellent, only steps away from the lively Nieuwmarkt with an open air market and many restaurants, bars, and shops. Ten minutes walk to Central Station, Dam square, palace, and museums. Only a block away from the Red Light District, the artsy Zeedijk area, and other major attractions. Close to trams and metro if you want to explore farther afield.

The apartment is located on the 3rd floor of a monument building built in the 17th century. Ideal for 2 people, but can accommodate 4 - the sofa converts to a double bed for more room. The living space is sun filled with its original beams and a wall of windows with views north to Nieuwmarkt and south to the Amstel. Although located in the busy city center, the apartment sits high above the bustling city allowing you to also enjoy the location from a peaceful distance. The bedroom is located in the back of the building and especially quiet. The bathroom has a wonderful over sized tub (very rare in Holland) with abundant hot water--especially nice after long walks through the city. The kitchen is well furnished (no oven).

Free Wireless internet!! DVD, cable TV, washer/dryer and radio. Please NO SMOKING as we have allergies.

You will have private use of the flat. Make yourselves at home. There's coffee and tea in the kitchen and bubble bath in the bathroom. Once you check in, you can enjoy the flat as your own home. I am available at any time to answer questions or offer suggestions on how to enjoy the city, but otherwise, it's your home away from home.

More Details

Property Manager
Sarah Wise
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 July, 2017

About Sarah Wise

Originally from the U.S., I travel as much as I can. I am an environmental anthropologist and do my research in the Caribbean and North Sea. When I am away, host, I wanna, handles the apartment and welcomes guests. As a Dutch native and local resident, Iwanna can answer any questions you may have about the neighborhood, events, and daily life in Amsterdam.

Sarah Wise purchased this apartment in 1995

What makes this apartment unique

* Perfect location

* Great Views

* Bright and comfortable

* Wonderful tub

Guestbook comments from the manager

The flat is absolutely gorgeous. It faces a canal, and you can open up the large Juliette balconies, stare at the canal, and "people watch" from your balcony. The view is just amazing. The location is fantastic; you are two streets past the red light district, which is a very busy place in the evenings. It is also steps away from local shops, restaurants, bars, a brewery, a Stach bakery right underneath you (amazing fresh breads, pastries, and waffles...and even wine for reasonable prices). We never used the metro, b/c the flat is close to everything. Sarah has thought of everything: there are 50 or so towels for you to use, shampoo and other toiletries, an international charger, an emergency kit, hairdryer, you name it! The bathroom and the entire flat is in a lovely 16th (or 17th?) Century canal home, but it has been renovated inside so it is very modern - the bathroom, the washing machine...nothing felt "old" but very modern. Sarah's decorations are superb, making you feel you are in a chic SOHO apartment, but in Amsterdam! Thank you Sarah, for allowing us to stay in your flat! It MADE our stay in Amsterdam.
Sep 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Grachtengordel in Old Center

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • luaus
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • sailing

Reviews

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Lovely apartment on canal (centrum)
average rating of 4.875 based on 28 reviews
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Sarahs unit in Centrum Amsterdam

  • 5 of 5

The unit was amazing. Very comfortable, great TV, great Internet. Central to all locations in Centrum Amsterdam within walking distance.

Unit is on the 4th floor. Stairs are a little steep for large pieces of luggage. No oven to bake.4 gas burners to cook. Refrigerator is small and has no freezer.

Sarah and her property manager Iwana were very responsive to questions and details to make the stay very enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location!!

  • 5 of 5

I had an amazing time in this amazing apartment in the most amazing city!! Location can't be beat. I will definitely stay here the next time I come to Amsterdam & would highly recommend it to anybody. Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely apartment in a very convenient position

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in this property. A nicely appointed apartment in a very quaint building and picturesque canal setting. Cafés, shops on doorstep and easy walking access to all attractions. Stairs not for the faint hearted, but a minor inconvenience. Excellent communication/ hospitality provided by owner and hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. So glad you had a wonderful time!
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Great apartment, great location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this wonderful, charming apartment in an old canal house. It is located in the the middle of everything--we walked everywhere--yet quiet at night with the bedroom being in the back of the house. Communications and check-in were excellent.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nov 2015 Stay

  • 5 of 5

Sarah's flat was the perfect spot for our (3 adults) visit to Amsterdam. It was very comfortable, quiet, had all amenities, and was ideally located. The best surprise was the view - lovely street view of the canal and the people and bikes passing by. Sarah was most helpful in providing advance information and travel advice. She was also great in arranging a last minute change in the key transfer when our flight was delayed. Thank you for sharing your home Sarah:)

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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De superbes vacances.

  • 5 of 5

L'appartement est vraiment très bien situé, en plein centre, près d'une place avec marché et supermarché et ce qui est vraiment très pratique près du métro.Mais le must c'est le charme du canal vu du salon et le calme. Je recommande cet appartement très chaleureusement.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Many many
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Kilometres
Central Station ferry
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Amsterdam Central
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Too many to count

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Grachtengordel, Amsterdam area

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer 2017
20 Jul 2017 - 20 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£575
for 3 nights
From
£174
£1,227
£2,869
 
 
low season 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£518
for 3 nights
From
£155
£1,133
£2,682
 
 
Holiday
21 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£617
for 3 nights
From
£188
£1,358
£3,433
 
 
Kings Day
26 Apr 2018 - 29 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£617
for 3 nights
From
£188
£1,227
£3,057
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£382
for 2 nights
From
£164
£1,133
£2,682
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £268.17
Cleaning fee £53.63
Tax Rate 5.0%

There is an extra person fee (after two persons) of 25 euros per person per night. This is to account for the extra costs of linen, water, and provided supplies.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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