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Comfortable cottage on private lake(Lake District)

5.0 of 5 stars
5 reviews
Porch of Papageno
January 2011
Winter in Kortenhoef
Couch and stairs to 1st floor
Two beds
Living room
Dining table
Open kitchen
Property seen from the lake in winter
Dining table
View from stairs to the bedroom
Upstairs bedroom and doors to bathroom
Two beds
Bedroom view towards stairs
Open kitchen
Bathroom with bathtub
Xmas 2010
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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 3
Pretty Little Cottage At The Lake. Sleeps 2 or 3.
Boating And Swimming Only 20 Mins From Amsterdam.
Lovely guesthouse at our private lake, sleeps 2 in upstairs bedroom and 2 on a couch in the living room when necessary. Small ensuite bathroom with bath. Lovely terrace, wide view, morning sun. A rowing boat is available. Water is perfect for swimming. Nearby is a big lake, where (sailing)boats etc. are for rent. There is also a very nice cafe/restaurant. Use of 2 bicycles is included. Hilversum abt. 20 mns by bike, Amsterdam 20 mns by car. Bus stop near property.
Ample parking space.
The village of Kortenhoef is part of the authentic lake district, near the big city of Hilversum and also close to Amsterdam and Schiphol Airport. Very nice surroundings, ideal for biking and boating, with historic little villages and towns along the river V...
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About the owner, Christian O
Languages spoken: German, Portuguese, English, French
Response Rate: 75 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 40 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 4 properties
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Our stay at Guesthouse Papageno was exceptionally enjoyable. The cottage was charming and very comfortable, with everything required. Willemine and Christian made us very welcome. They were very friendly and helpful. No request or question was too much trouble for them. The location was idyllic and handy to Amsterdam and our family. We made use of the bikes and the... more

Jim E
Fleet, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

The cottage was beautifully clean upon arrival. Will & Christian are very welcoming and helpful, speaking perfect English. There are a couple of supermarkets a few minutes drive away. The cottage is well equipped with all linen and plenty of towels provided. It is also very peaceful and has wonderful views across a quiet corner of the lake. A short... more

Dave K
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Level Contributor
42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

My wife and I stayed in "Papageno" for 10 days in October. While the weather was less than desirable (rain on 6 of the 10 days). The peaceful relaxation only 30 minutes from the centrum in Amsterdam or Utrecht made this a great choice. The lakes, the grounds, the visiting wild life (ducks, geese and coots) - better than most...


  • Balcony
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
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  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
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  • Cleaning and laundry per week: $56 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Private guesthouse, cleaning once a week, linen, towels etc. included. Also a boat and 2 bikes included.
For an extra guest (3rd) we charge 25 euros per day/night. 3rd guest has to sleep in the living room on a couchbed.
Cleaning/housekeeping extra 50 euros per week.
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How to get there
Airport: Bus and train of taxi.: 29.8 mi
Railway: Hilversum: 9.9 mi
From the airport take the train to Hilversum. From there a taxi is cheap and easy, though iut is also possible to take a bus to Kortenhoef.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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