I haven't met the owners but they had given me a contact of a lady (Judith) who helped us settle in and spent half an hour with us, explaining all the things we would prefer to do during our holiday. She is Dutch herself so I would suggest take her opinion on things unless you want to be a stereotyped tourist. She gave us a very good outline of what to go for. SInce we had only 3 nights I didn't want to go to something that would be a waste of time.
( for example I don't like to sit and admire flowers so I just needed to know if it was worth going to the flower market, apparently not as all that the market offers is flowers) hope my drift is caught!
City center i.e Centraal Station is 10-15min walk which makes getting about very easy. All the info to go about amsterdam can be found at the Information Center opposite the Centraal station.
Many little cafes on the same street so breakfast and coffee is never a problem. Do try out the cafe right below the... more