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Quiet and Picturesque on Herengracht

front of building
5.0 of 5 stars
25 reviews
front of building
view from living room
ornate hallway
living room
Living room
kitchen counter
bedroom w canal view
bed and armoire
separate toilet
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
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Located on the first floor (above ground), this large one bedroom apartment is accessed by a wide, sweeping (very easy) staircase. Both livingroom and bedroom are situated across the front of the building, with 4 large windows overlooking the canal from both rooms. The romantic bedroom is very spacious with a king-sized bed and the bathroom has a separate shower and bath.
This very comfortable, well-appointed 85m2 (±900 ft2) apartment is light and spacious, with 3 meter hig...
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About the owner, Kathryn W
Languages spoken: English, Dutch
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 12 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 90 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #FKN4308510 by: FlipKey
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English first
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Kathryn met us at the apartment,showed us around and gave us information on local places to see and eat. The apartment was lovely, well maintained and fully equipped. The laundry was downstairs but that was no great hassle. The view from the window of boats on the canal was great, filled in what time we didn't spend exploring Amsterdam. Apartment... more

Tynemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
person found this review helpful

Lovely big bright rooms with wonderful views over the canal. Central position to walk to most things- Museum Quarter and the Jordan. However, the facilities were disappointing and would benefit from updating and repairs undertaken. I notice that some of which were mentioned in previous reviews. The windows in the bedroom could not be opened and one of the window... more

Management response:

I have never felt the need to take exception to comments placed here before, I suppose because the majority are positive, but this review has really taken me by surprise and I really must respond. The apartment is in a 400 year old monument building and 3 of the 4 huge windows are heavy, but they CAN all be opened.... more

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Kathryn was a fabulous host. The apartment, two huge rooms with a separate kitchen, bathroom, and toilet, is a luxury at any price compared to the tiny rooms you would get at any hotel. Gorgeous views of the canal, romantic bedroom, very pretty building, walking distance to countless cafes, shops, Ann Frank Museum, Dam Square, the train station. Would definitely... more

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
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Aug 2, 2015 -
Nov 15, 2015
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  • Tax rate: 5.5% of rental - Tax
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Price based on occupancy of 2 persons. E150.- per week for ea additional person (max occupancy: 4)There's an additional 5% Amsterdam city tax
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Schiphol: 8.7 mi
Railway: Central Station: 0.3 mi
Ferry: Amsterdam: 0.5 mi
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 9.9 mi.
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