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Sunhead of 1617
Herengracht 152, 1016 BN Amsterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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Ranked #21 of 323 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
1 review
“Excellent and beyond!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

The rooms are spectacular, the breakfast is dreamyץ The rooms are very clean, tastefully decorated and the overall ambience is absolutely amazing. highly recommended!! Plus the location is very good! Close to the Dam Square and alot of tourist locations!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Spent 4 nights here in September 2013. Perfect location for exploring the sites and getting a real feel for the city. Beautiful accommodations and setting not to mention the great breakfasts accompanied by a superb chef and conversationalists. Very close to some nearby restaurants for local cuisine, reasonable and tasty, Bi jons and the Pancake Bakery, a must on your to do list, to avoid some higher end eateries. Would definitely return to Sunhead on a future trip to Amsterdam!
Norm and Erika Canada

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

perfect location, splendid bedroom and wonderful breakfast. But the best is the kindliness of Carlos and Jan. You start the day with happiness after such a breakfast : all is fresh, prepared and cooked in front of you. It was really a great pleasure and has contributed to the success of our stay in Amsterdam.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We had a wonderful time in Amsterdam and staying at Sunhead made our three days there even more enjoyable than we had hoped. Sunhead is inviting from the front steps to the top floor. Carlos and Jan are perfect hosts. The breakfast drinks prepared by Jan started our days with a zing. Carlos is the cook and what a cook he is. Each morning, he delighted us with a new taste treat and lively conversation. Our room was at the top of the stairs. They are steep but led to our own cozy little hideaway. Sunhead's location is near the Anne Frank House and canal boats. We hope to return to Amsterdam and we will surely stay at Sunhead.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We have just returned from a 3 night stay at the fabulous Sunhead B&B and what a delight it was. Carlos and Roelf are brilliant hosts and the breakfasts are as good as all the reviews have mentioned. It feels like you are welcomed guests and not paying customers.

The location is perfect. Everything is in walking distance and it is so peaceful overlooking the Heregracht.

Our room (the Tulip at the top of the house, yes the stairs are narrow but the townhouses are built that way) was beautifully appointed. It had all you need: comfy bed, immaculately clean bathroom and even a coffee machine; there is nothing more you would need.

All I can say is that you'd be mad to stay anywhere else.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

Had a great stay in SunHead! As reviews state, the hosts are fantastic, as are the breakfasts. Room and bathroom was spotless. From the outside this building is the nicest on the whole street, and is in a great location. If I ever go back to Ansterdam, this is where I will be staying.

Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the sunhead over the weekend. Carlos and Jan are wonderful hosts. Carlos is a whizz in the kitchen, our breakfast was the best we've tasted in a hotel or b&b. Will definitely be coming back to Amsterdam and staying at the sunhead.
Thanks again for a wonderful stay.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: Herengracht 152, 1016 BN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 323 B&Bs / Inns in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 2
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 
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