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“Amazing place!” 5 of 5 stars
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The Vanguard
Reguliersgracht 2, 1017 LR Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Rembrandtplein)   |  
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Ranked #32 of 306 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
London
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“Amazing place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I have booked the vanguard for my friends 40th and got the loft on the too floor. When we cam in Derek was really cool and friendly helped us get the bags up. A cake and tea were there thanks to Gijs! A really good team! The house is absolutely gorgeous and well decorated. Cosy and clean!
Derek prepared us breakfast which was perfect! Definitely recommend it if yo visit Amsterdam. It s my fist time and the location was very central. As concierge of hotels myself i will keep on recommending the vanguard!
Thanks a lot to Derek and Gijs!!

Room Tip: The loft is perfect all the way up and staircase in the bedroom to little balcony.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I had a wonderful stay in this astonishing 'boutique' bed & breakfast. The location was great, fancy rooms and a good quality/ price ratio. Especially the authentic interior of the B&B made this a rememberable visit to Amsterdam. In addition, the very like-able guesthouse Gijs provided excellent service for both the breakfast as well as information about the City. This versatile character has in-dept knowledge of the city and recommended us hotspots we would never have found by our self. Overall a great stay!

Room Tip: We stay in the loft. Great room.
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  • Stayed February 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

I literally couldn't have had a better experience at The Vanguard. Centre of town, beautiful corner building on the canals; it was exactly what I needed on my first trip to Amsterdam.

The host, Gijs, had great suggestions for places to visit and his fry up was the business. I will definitely be returning and highly recommend staying there.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Vanguard

Address: Reguliersgracht 2, 1017 LR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Rembrandtplein
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 306 B&Bs / Inns in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Vanguard is hidden in the vibrant heart of the city which is part of the Unesco World Heritage. All rooms in this hous view on two canals, unique in Amsterdam.The whole interior is recently restyled by Robert Broekema with a fresh take on the design of the traditional canal house. The city's cultural highlights and hotspots are all in walking distance. ... more   less 
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