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Oudezijds Achterburgwal 144, 1012 DV Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District)
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Ranked #140 of 304 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely B and B. we stayed in the white room for two nights-very pretty and cute, little but enough. Great location in the red light district next to the hash museum. No sign but B and B name stated on buzzer. Basic breakfast but alright with fresh fruit and breads with different spreads. Would visit again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location was great, just on the edge of Red Light District, it is quieter than we expected. We originally wanted the white room but it was taken, however when we arrived, it was vacant, so we were a little bummed. Black room was nice too though don't get me wrong, it has its characteristics. Bathroom was recently renovated. Breakfast wasn't... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It was very difficult to find the place as the signeage was so small. It would help a great deal if the management gives a few landmarks like saying it's smack in the red light district and it is next to the Hash museum. The interior was a little gloomy and the breakfast was very basic. They were nice people... More

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Irvine, North Ayrshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at B & B 1680 for 4 nights during out short break to Amsterdam. The location is wonderfully central for everything and we left each morning in a different direction to explore the city. Although right on the edge of the red light district, there are some great bars right on your doorstep. We loved the room, the... More

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57 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights as we needed to be close to the Dam and this venue was a 5 minute walk away = perfect The room, was nice. It had the original ceiling and there was a lovely chandelier, a beautiful old mirror and the bed was comfy too! We had a small fridge which was handy. The... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

My husband and I had a 3day, 2 night stop in Amsterdam. 1680 was central to everything. We walked our legs off in every direction. Our room was big, with a soaring ceiling, huge windows, making the room light and airy. Although we did not see our hosts the email correspondence prior to our stay was prompt, courteous and very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

My wife and I flew from Boston, Massachusetts to Amsterdam and stayed at Joost and Dennis' B&B 1680 from July 5-7, 2013. Even prior to our arrival, our correspondes with Jooost had been excellent. He is accurate, conscientious and very polite. As for the location, all I can say is that I don't think there can be a more central... More

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27 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

The B & B 1680 is a pleasant place to stay in, but it has two big drawbacks (read on for those). Upon arrival the first thing we noticed was that the b&b was quite hard to find. If you are having trouble, look for the door beside the window with the wedding dress. The location of the b&b is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

I think they are having an identity crisis. Don't expect a B and B unless the second B stands for basket - which I may add along with the phone number for the taxi that I needed to phone at 5 am wasn't delivered on our final morning. Really disappointing finish. The toilet seat in the black and white room... More

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22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

The B&B is in a very old house without elevator or a/c but with narrow winding wooden steps. It undoubtedly has character and atmosphere but not any more than that. You should not choose this b&b if you would like to see or talk to one of the staff or owners, if you like milk in your tea or coffee,... More

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Address: Oudezijds Achterburgwal 144, 1012 DV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Bed And Breakfast 1680
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Enjoy stylish accommodation and free Wi-Fi in this monumental, 17th century canal house, conveniently situated in the oldest part of Amsterdam city centre. The 2 rooms of the Bed & Breakfast 1680 each offer a private bathroom, a DVD-player and a fridge. Every morning a fresh breakfast is served up to your room, including orange juice, sandwiches, spreads, coffee and tea. Whether it’s the bright elegance of the white room or the warm atmosphere of the black & white room, you will have a comfortable base for your city trip. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the canal or the wonderful inner courtyard. Just 1 minute from the popular Red Light District and 2 minutes from Dam Square, this B&B provides you with an excellent location.About the Innkeepers:Joost is a MD working in the largest hospital of Amsterdam and Dennis is a fashion designer, specilised in corsets.When you enter the house, you will see a collection of his creations! ... more   less 
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