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Colette's Family Bed and Breakfast

Noorderbreek 46, 1121 KH Landsmeer The Netherlands
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Our beautiful place is situated by the canal, only 15 minutes ride from the historic centre of Amsterdam, in the lovely town of Landsmeer. If you are planning a trip to Amsterdam, would like to stay in a quietly located, immaculately clean B&B, please consider being our guest. We have lovely, clean, comfortable rooms with bathrooms, TV, tea & coffee facilities, hairdryer, Iron & ironing board, wifi. Within walking distance, are wonderful restaurants, cafes and supermarkets and picturesque nature reserve (Het Twiske) with the perfect conditions for a bicycling&hiking, swimming or just setting picnic in a waterfront. The public transport runs every 15 minutes to and from Amsterdam up until 1AM (all night on weekends). With our rent bikes, Amsterdam is reached in 20min. We provide you with maps and brochures, explain about the city and surroundings and help you plan your days. With reservations, we'll offer free pick-up services from the central station. Free parking is also available.
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This is a gracious, lovely B&B just a quick ride outside of Amsterdam. The rooms are beautifully designed and immaculately clean. We stayed in the family room and another room next door. The family room has a recently remodeled en suite bathroom that was so lovely that I took pictures so I could consult them when I returned back home when I remodel my own bathroom. Vili and Kate provide a wonderful introduction to the city and even provide guests with OV chipkaarts, and which you can reload during your trip to Amsterdam. The breakfast is absolutely beautiful--the best breakfast we had during our trip to the Netherlands--and the surroundings on their deck are so lovely. During our breakfast, we were visited by a family of swans. It was a really special moment for my family. We also ventured as a family to Het Twiske, the recreational nature preserve with several swimming beaches. I would not suggest walking, as we did, as it's rather long for a walk, but on bikes, it would be a pleasant, 10-15 minute bike ride, and Vili and Kate rent bikes. I took public transport into Amsterdam from Colettes, and the bus stop is a short 3-minute walk from their place. Buses into Station Noord arrive every 8-10 minutes, depending on time of day. Be aware that the ticket does cost around 6-7 euros, so either have a GVB card with at least that much on it or a debit card (bus driver doesn't take cash but he was very friendly and helpful). The ticket allows you 1/2 hour access to all GVB transport, including the subway at Station Noord that will whisk you right into Amsterdam. It was super simple to get from Landsmeer to the heart of Amsterdam in about 12 minutes. Finally, this is a great choice for folks who want easy access to the city without the intensity of city living and who are interested in exploring other parts of the country. Be aware that this B&B is in a residential neighborhood. This also may not be the right place for older people (such as elderly grandparents) as there are steep stairs, typical of Dutch design, no air conditioning (also typical in Netherlands) and does require a (short) walk to the bus stop. But a perfect spot for couples, single travelers, and small families. We truly enjoyed our brief stay here, as so many others have.
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Vili and Kate are very nice and kind! They indicate the bikes route we can take, and the surrounding environment very detailed. We really had a wonderful time staying in your house, we love the nutritional breakfast, beautiful street around the house, and very enjoyed the days riding bikes around Netherlands. You can rent a bike from Vili, or take the bus and metro to central Amsterdam, stay here is very convenient but quiet, a nice place to really experience the local Dutch life! Highly recommend!!
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Response from ColettesFamilyBB, Owner at Colette's Family Bed and Breakfast
Responded Sep 8, 2019
Dear Sandra, Million thanks for your review, kind words and recommendation, we appreciated so much. It was a pleasure to have you staying with us and we're glad you enjoyed Amsterdam but also made it explore our beautiful surroundings and Dutch villages by bicycles. Wishing you all the best and see you next time! :) Sincerely, Colette's Family B&B
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Vili and Kate provide a comfortable & beautiful house for us, We really enjoyed our stay ! a beautiful garden & delicious breakfast. They gave us a lot of useful information. We are lucky to choose their B&B for our first time to Netherlands. Thanks.
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Response from ColettesFamilyBB, Owner at Colette's Family Bed and Breakfast
Responded Aug 23, 2019
Dear elkywallace, Thank you for your warm feedback and nice pictures! :) We're happy that you enjoyed staying with us while exploring sights in our beautiful region. Thanks again, we feel lucky to have such lovely guests and we hope to see you again in the future, Sincerely, Colette's Family B&B
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- Very nice and warm owners - Great location - Good breakfest - Cozy rooms - Must recommend biking trips to small villages nearby. Bike's can be rented from the B&B. Amsterdam Centrum also in a biking distance.
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Response from ColettesFamilyBB, Owner at Colette's Family Bed and Breakfast
Responded Jun 1, 2019
Many thanks for such a rewarding review! It was great that you enjoyed the advantage of our bicycling trails by exploring around many charming villages and Amsterdam itself. It was a pleasure to have you here and hope to see you soon again! :) Best regards, Colette's Family B&B
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The B&B is in Landsmeer, a town on the outskirts of Amsterdam. Having never been to Amsterdam, we decided on a quiet residential area, and wanted to avoid the stag-do and other night-life that Amsterdam is famous for. The room we stayed in was cosy, not spacious, but we wanted somewhere with a bit more personality than an anonymous hotel. The area was lovely and quiet, a very friendly and family area. There is a large park about 1km away where I ran each morning (different random routes). Had we booked a longer stay, we would have been well situated to tour the villages and towns nearby (like Edam), probably by bike. These guys pride themselves on making sure you are happy and were very patient when offering help and advice for our trip. Vili was a great help explaining what to do with public transport – we used buses, trains, tram, metro and felt pretty confident pretty quickly that we could get just about anywhere we wanted of our own accord.
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Response from ColettesFamilyBB, Owner at Colette's Family Bed and Breakfast
Responded Apr 13, 2019
We’re grateful to have such a great review, Thank you! :) We are pleased to hear you had a good experience and enjoyed the time with us. It was also our pleasure to have such lovely guests. We hope to see you again in the future! :) Sincerely, Colette's Family B&B
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Frequently Asked Questions about Colette's Family Bed and Breakfast
What are some of the property amenities at Colette's Family Bed and Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Colette's Family Bed and Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Colette's Family Bed and Breakfast?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Colette's Family Bed and Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Los Angus, Eetcafé Juffrouw Tok Tok, and Restaurant de Pepermolen Landsmeer.
Is Colette's Family Bed and Breakfast located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Landsmeer.
Are there any historical sites close to Colette's Family Bed and Breakfast?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Anne Frank House (3.8 miles), Portuguese Synagogue (4.2 miles), and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) (4.1 miles).