My daughter and I had the Tulip room at the top of the hotel. It had a lovely view over the canal and high ceilings with exposed beams. We particularly enjoyed the sofa and comfy chair with foot rest after a day of walking about the city. Carlos and Roelf have collected lots of ornaments and pictures from their travels, much from Asia. This gave the hotel an exotic feel, and there was certainly lots to grab the attention. Carlos has also painted some very fine pictures on the walls.
Breakfast was the highlight of our stay! Everyone sits at one large communal table, so it is a very sociable affair. Carlos cooks a wonderful creative breakfast - often scrambled egg with all sorts of delicious additions, like smoked salmon and asparagus. He also serves a lovely smoothie with hint of ginger. There's also a desert that involves lots of whipped cream. Carlos is very entertaining, sharing lots of stories and chat as he serves. I was especially amused by his footwear: he puts dusters on his feet so that he can polish his wooden floor at the same time as serving his guests. Hilarious! Our hosts were also very helpful with advice about where to go, ordering taxis and returning property we accidentally left in our room. I can definitely recommend Sunhead of 1617.
- Also Known As:
- Sunhead Of 1617 Hotel Amsterdam
- Sunhead Of 1617 Hotel
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Sunhead of 1617 is located in the heart of the wonderful 17th century canal district. Built in 1617, it is one of the oldest heritage monument buildings of the Herengracht. The Herengracht is the most beautiful and prestigious canal of lovely Amsterdam. ... more less