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The Vanguard

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Reguliersgracht 2, 1017 LR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #18 of 323 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently spent a couple of days here, and can't wait to return! First of all, the location is really great- close enough to the tourist actions, but in a beautiful, idyllic Amsterdam neighborhood. I've stayed in three different neighborhoods, and this is as good as it gets! The building is a 300+ year old Amsterdam house, filled with character... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent breakfast, great location and very homey hospitality. Incredibly close to entertainment centers (restaurants, pubs, clubs). Walking distance from Jewish quarter. The room was very comfortable and spacious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Vanguard with Cynthia in March 2014 (had to select a different date to leave the review however). Everything was perfect, the room, the breakfast and the staircase! The views from the balcony were so good we went up and had a coffee even with the rain! Next time we visit Amsterdam we will not look anywhere... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Vanguard is in a quiet and attractive setting with beautiful views from the bedroom and breakfast room. Cynthia who runs the B&B (B&B isn't really an accurate description, it doesn't do it justice) is courteous helpful and provides the most fantastic breakfasts, she is also a wealth of information on attractions and restaurants etc. All her recommendations were superb,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I would just like to say that this B & B is the most exquisite place to stay In Amsterdam. Cynthia was the perfect host and welcomes you into her home with open arms. The breakfast was everything and more that everyone has raves about and the place is spotlessly clean. Our plane landed early morning and when we asked... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The Vanguard was everything we hoped it would be and more. It's right in the centre within walking distance of everything you need. Our room on the second floor was spacious, extremely clean, comfortable and stylish. The bathroom was superb. Cynthia is friendly, helpful and very kind - quite the nicest host we have ever encountered. We looked forward to... More 

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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Cynthia, the B&B owner, was just darling. She went above and beyond to insure we had a great time. The room (3rd floor) was large and bed was comfortable. We sunk into the down comforters and slept so well. Bathroom clean, modern and large. Location was close to everything (we took train and tram from airport without any problem and... More 

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I spent one night in this lovely place. My room was just under the roof, spacious with a wonderful view on the channels and very sunny terrace. The position of the hotel is perfect and the onwner is really kind. Also the breakfast was good..no more to say except that this is my place in Amsterdam.

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Milan, Italy
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This beautiful house which is part of the Unesco World Heritage, is located in the center of Amsterdam. You can reach everything just walking or even more better renting a bike. Cynthia is a perfect host and you'll feel at home she'll prepare you a big and delicious breakfast and will give you all the suggestion needed to visit Amsterdam.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Spent 2 nights in this charming hotel - stayed in large room on 1st floor with lovely views of the canal, comfortable bed and great walk in shower. Good location, just a short tram ride from central station. Cynthia was a very welcoming hostess who provided lots of useful information during our stay. A lovely continental breakfast was provided on... More 

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