An excellent B&B within 17 minutes by train from the centre of Amsterdam in a village with a beautiful view over a broad canal and active windmills. The house is almost next to the historical Zaanse Schans with old typical dutch houses and several active windmills (sawmill, musterdmill, pigmentmill). Plan to visit this attraction when it is quiet; So, early and before the busses full of tourist arrive. The hosts Margreet and Robert are generous. They know all about Amsterdam and are helpfull in giving you advise. After a busy day of site seeing and wondering through musea you will be happy to return to their lovely home and hospitality.
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- B&B River Garden with sensational views on ‘Zaanse Schans’ is very close to Amsterdam Center (20 min. by train), famous 'Keukenhof and Schiphol Airport. In a beautiful old building from 1896, on the banks of the river ‘Zaan’, you will find on the topfloor two very comfortable, spacious rooms. All original details are restoured in the house. In both guestrooms a historic atmosphere is matched with modern comfort. Because of its rich history, the ‘Zaanstreek’ is very interesting. River Garden B & B is situated in the middle of that history, opposite historic ‘Zaanse Schans’ with views on 7 working windmills. In the close vicinity are several small but interesting musea. There are restaurants and cafe’s within walking distance. Further away some gastronomic delights can be found. We will gladly inform you about them. We can also provide you with many inside tips about things to do and places to go in Amsterdam as we used to live there ourselves.The spacious 'Zaan' room (25 square meters) with double bed, has a great view on the Zaanse Schans, the river 'Zaan' and the grasslandsThe 'Dijk' room (15 square meters) with two single beds, overlooks the village. Between the two rooms is a spacious landing were you can sit and work. Here you will also find a cupboard, pantry and the bathroom. Both rooms are on the 2nd floor. ... more less