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Marcel's Creative Exchange - Boutique Hotel

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87 Leidsestraat, 1017 NX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Marcel's Creative Exchange - Boutique Hotel
Ranked #76 of 305 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Marcel Van Woerkom's house involved us immediately. I searched for many hotels and apartments in Amsterdam, and when i finally found Marcel's house i felt relieved. His website is really well done, full of beautiful pictures and useful descriptions. We wondered if the place was as wonderful like the photos, and it was. Just walking up the steep stairs, you... More

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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband, two 19 year old boys and I spent three nights at Marcel's recently and had the most wonderful time. Marcel is a lovely host and had excellent recommendations for restaurants (De Jaren, in particular) activities, and his home was delightful: beautifully presented with lots of natural light. We had the two room suite on the top floor with... More

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

If you want a personal and charming experiece in every way, Marcels Creative Exchange is a good choice. We had a suite of lovely rooms with a kitchen and a balcony on the top floor. Everything was spotlessly clean, decorated in a tasteful, personal style, and the madressees were great quality. Meeting and chatting with Marcel throughout our stay, hearing... More

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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Ah, to go back to Holland, a country that changed my life in 1969. And, to spend three glorious evenings at your B and B, it was wonderful. Marcel is a very kind host and the rooms are more than comfortable. For those who never knew Holland, beware of the very steep stairs leading to the series of rooms. I... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Marcel was very helpful when I sprung another night on him - he even allowed us to stay in the Style Room for one night which isn't really something he allows usually as it gets in the way with the layout of the house. The Patio Room which we finally got was amazing - all laid out with cool furniture.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Marcel is a brilliant character. The location is superb. And the accommodation is smart, clean, handsome. Only slight issue is the steep staircase for older people. Other than that: wonderful. Why does anyone bother staying in a hotel when there are places like this in the world?

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Dear Marcel! Thanks a lot! We had stunning vacations with you! We have found our home in Amsterdam! First, appartments location is superb - Landsplein, one of the main and beautiful streets of Amsterdam. The street is full of top-quality shops, cafe and other nice counters. Next to Marcel's house you can take a canal bike to swim over the... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

When spring arrived we decided to welcome the young herrings (the maatjes) and other delicacies in Amsterdam. We are staying at Marcel's Creative Exchange, a wonderful place right in the middle of the city. Our flat has a view on Prinsengracht. The tram below goes right to the station or the Rijksmuseum. Staying at Marcel's is like living in a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We stayed at Marcel's for two nights only. The location is perfect in the area of the canals. The place is really a Boutique of great furniture, amazing art, and piece of design. Marcel is the perfect host, discreet but with plenty of suggestions and tips for the city of Amsterdam. And we were so lucky to visit the amazing... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

This place exceeded expectations. The decor is really impressive and it's in such a great location. I will keep recommending this place to any friends I know heading to Amsterdam. Marcel is the perfect host. The tips he gave us were spot on.

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Address: 87 Leidsestraat, 1017 NX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
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Marcel's Creative Exchange is a unique place in the very center of Amsterdam. We provide you a personal second home where you can feel safe and relax. From base there are a lot of different ways to discover Amsterdam. Take the blue trams, hop-on hop-off canal boats or just walk, or bike. Everything is close by.The experience you are about to take is unlike any stay at a hotel or bed and breakfast. When you stay in one of Marcels quarters, you get something more personal, profound, beautifully furnished and decorated with art. The pleasant atmosphere will make you feel comfortable.Marcels Creative Exchange is the longest existing private accommodation in Amsterdam (since 1970) and is directly connected to the oldest Dutch cinema "De Uitkijk" (free admission for guests). Throughout these many years Marcel was honored to host all kinds of individuals: artists to surgeons and lawyers to teachers. Senior management teams from Cirque du Soleil (Canada) and Eyon movie software (Los Angeles) visit annually. ... more   less 
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