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“Wonderful place” 5 of 5 stars
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Artist House Apartments
Koningsstraat 5, 1011 Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Centrum)   |  
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Kiev, Ukraine
1 review
“Wonderful place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

It was our first visit to Amsterdam and we were eager to find a comfortable apartment for exploring the city. The result exceeded expectations - it was just wonderful. The apartment is centrally located, within walking distance to all attractions. No noise, quiet and comfortable, with a wonderful design.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Lovely weekend spent in Amsterdam, and the apartment was just a plus to the whole experience, great place to stay, clean, modern, perfect position, it is a self service location which provides an well equipped kitchen, nice selection of espresso,tea and some biscuits on the house. Good communication, flexible check-in and -out with prior agreement. Really didn't find any negatives. Thank you

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Thi is not a room but a small flat . .
it is located in the center. . you have to get an appointment to have the keys then you are free
As independent apartment there is no reception and not services at all.
The guy (manager? owner?), Arvin, was very kind and professional
The TV is in the sitting room (pros and cons)
All the furniture is new, nice fresh roses on the table
Ot summerize: Clean and central location, a lot of privacy if you desire it but No services at all . .

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
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Afula
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

New house, wonderful owner, great location(5 min walk from: dam square, central station, waterlooplein, red area district and more). 11 in a 10 scale!!!!
This is my 3rd time in Amsterdam and this is one of the best place to stay in (:
Look for arvin and you will see.

  • Stayed May 2014
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Prague, Czech Republic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Wonderful location in the heart of Amsterdam, on a quiet street, close to the Red Light District and Chinatown, with beautiful common terrace on the roof. Room very nicely furnished with perfect service. Very romantic place. Thank you!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We booked this accommodation entirely by accident, out of a desire to experiment with something more than just a normal hotel. Boy were we in for a surprise!

This little apartment is literally a home away from home. The couple who run it are nothing short of amazing, and their reception was impeccable. The apartment was very tastefully decorated, and needed absolutely nothing additional on our part (other than our own food and clothing).

Although taking up luggage can be a challenge, it is absolutely normal for an old city like Amsterdam; most houses are very narrow so staircases tend to be steep and narrow. This should come as no surprise to anyone who has lived or traveled extensively in Europe.

Overall, we have vowed we would never stay anywhere else in Amsterdam given the choice.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

It's unusual to find holiday accommmodation where one just wouldn't want to change anything about the room or facilities. This was an example of that though. Very comfortable, spacious, stylish. Good kitchen facilities, excellent wifi reception, very nice cafe-bar next door, easy access to all the sights and nightlife.
Very warm, efficient and helpful welcome too.
Nothing at all to criticize.

Room Tip: stairs are a bit narrow and steep, but our room was on the first floor so that wasn't a problem...
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Address: Koningsstraat 5, 1011 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Centrum , Binnenstad
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Ranked #3 of 207 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
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Number of rooms: 2
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