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Oudezijds Achterburgwal 144, Amsterdam 1012 DV, The Netherlands (Red Light District)
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Ranked #134 of 297 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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120 reviews 120 reviews
56 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 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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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Stockholm
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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Haifa, Israel
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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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Cheshire, England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This B&B is in a great location and very central to all the sight seeing areas. The owners are friendly and accommodating. The room was ideal for the over night stay. There is a fridge, hair-dryer, TV and tea and Coffee facilities. Breakfast was served in a picnic basket that was left outside your door, this included, bread, jam. spreads,... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

We stayed in the white room at the back, neat, clean and comfortable with great shower. Breakfast was not spectacular, however there are so many great pastry shops in the area. This location is central to everything which is great for sight seeing. If you are looking for somewhere where you are free to come and go, left alone and... More

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jadeswiss
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

If you want to live like a dutch, this is the place! A typical dutch house at the border of the red light district, 3 minutes walking distance from the Dam. The location is perfect. The room, well is a room, that's it. Simple, clean, minimal, design. Free wifi, free telephone calls to everywhere. Hairdryer, TV. No cupboard for the... More

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Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Just got back from staying here for the weekend and have to say it was so friendly.We stayed in the white room which was very cosy and clean and linen and towels changed each day. Breakfast was ok. Met by Eugenie on arrival and she was so friendly and Joost came to see if we were ok as my boyfriend... More

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Additional Information about B & B 1680

Also Known As:
b & b 1680 Hotel
b & b 1680 Hotel Amsterdam
Bed And Breakfast 1680
Address: Oudezijds Achterburgwal 144, Amsterdam 1012 DV, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #134 of 297 B&Bs / Inns in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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