Apart from the strategic location of BB10, which is an ant's step away from the underground metro, yet the place is quiet, very clean and peaceful.
Our train was crazily delayed, we were tired and exhausted from an approximately 18 hours of train ride from Prague. Once we have finally reached the doorstep of Bb10, we were greeted by the owner himself- Theo, who warmly welcomes us into his home. The ever smiling Theo, quickly comforted us into our room which was located at the ground floor of his premise, made us a fantastic cup of coffee and treated us the mind-blowing Stroopwafels, and immediately, we seem to have forgotten the exhaustion that accompanied us. Theo is amazingly accommodative, briefed us on how to best run the town, with some great tips for a first timer like us. At times, I couldn't stop comparing him with Jack Nicholson, flamboyant and really fun to be around. The room is cosy, comfortable, spacious and clean. There's a coffee machine, a fridge, a private bathroom and lots of books to savor upon. Oh, and Theo even gave us a key chain with a bar code that will get us special discounts at a nearby supermarket. How great is that! When we were leaving on the final day, Theo was really thoughtful and generous to allow us to leave our luggages in his home while we roam the streets awaiting our flight which happened to be scheduled in the late evening. Since then, we have missed amsterdam a lot, the Stroopwafels, Theo and Bb10. Thanks Theo for having us at your home!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- BB10 AMSTERDAM features TWO comfortable accomodations: the GARDENROOM and the DESIGN-APARTMENT in an 1881 mansion, located in a safe, green, residential area on the bank of the Amstel river * With its fine restaurants, terraces, shops, a supermarket, an ATM plus a metro/subway-stop around the corner * A brisk walk or a fast ride brings you to the historical center in minutes * The GARDENROOM is located on the ground-floor (with easy access for the elderly), own entrance, own key * Comfortable, quiet, private room for TWO, with view on front garden * Room comes with a kingsize bed; a true "lap of luxury" * Private bathroom with tub, washbasin and toilet * Soft towels, snug bathrobes, ironed bedlinen included * Free coffee and tea * Cable-tv, radio and free WiFi-internet * Baby-cot available for free * Non-smoking room, but smoking allowed in: * Library/lounging area and porch overlooking green backgarden -at times shared with the innkeepers * Central heating in winter * From 85,00 euro upto 100,00 euro p/night depending on season * Rates based on the room * Breakfast not included * Minimum stay: two nights * Discount after a week * DESIGN APARTMENT for two, plus an option for one guest more * Second floor, own entrance, own key * Fully equipped, comfortable, quiet, private, spacious, selfcatering deluxe apartment *Spacious living-area with dining and lounge area * Design furniture; like Gispen, Wagenfeld/ Bauhaus, Premsela, Mariscal, Eileen Gray and thè lounge chair by Le Corbusier PLUS a comfortable sofa (and bedding) for a third guest * Cable-tv, DVD, radio and WiFi-internet for free * Books, magazines, tourist-info, maps * Walk-in bedroom with kingsize bed for two * Walk-in wardrobe (iron and -board available) * Bathroom with tub, washbasin and toilet (plus washer/dryer) *Soft towels, snug bathrobes, ironed bedlinen included * Full kitchen, with stove, microwave oven, dishwasher, fridge, toaster, kettle, coffeemaker * All kitchen utensils, plates, glasses, cutlery * Baby-cot available for free * Central heating in winter (with own thermostat) * Rate from 980,00 euro p/week up * Rates based on 2 persons * Minimum stay: one week * Discount after a month * The innkeepers live at the same premises, one floor apart from their guests * English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch spoken * Gay friendly ... more less