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Xaviera Hollander's Happy House

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Herzlia, Israel
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I booked two nights at this B&B mainly because tripadvisor tags it as free parking. Well- IT IS NOT !!! They charge 30 Euro per day ! More important- When I arrived they informed me that they accept only cash. I did not have any, and they instructed me to the nearest cash machine. Quote from their email following correspondence... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed here as our original accommodation fell through. We stayed in the 4 bed loft apartment and this was fantastic!! True value for money. Although in the south of the Dam, taxis only cost 10 euros at night to get back, and there are regular trams during the day. Once out though you are out for the day so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Nice place, very quiet, with good possibilities to reach the city-centre anytime. Very good atmosphere and recommended to only French-speaking tourists because Xaviera fluently speaks French. German is also a good possible way of communication.

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Excellant personal service with very friendly owners on site, Xaviera and her spouse are a very interesting couple and where a delight to spend time with in the evenings. Great breakfast and a very comfy bed, definitely going back next year

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

I grew up in Canada just north of Toronto. Around 1972 or so I got hold of the book "the happy hooker" since I was 13 or 14 years old it became my nightly companion. I couldn't believe my boyhood heroin was operating b&bs in Denmark and Spain. I told my wife about my first boyhood love and that we... More 

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Thank Ted J
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Xaviera Hollander's Happy House referred me to the wonderful Sleep at Amy's on Harlemmerdijk. I was greeted at the door by a lovely man named Gordon, who allowed me to pay a few days early so my boyfriend could arrive early Monday morning and get straight in to the room while I was still at work. We were provided with... More 

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Thank Olivia W
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Enjoyed every minute of my trip to Amsterdam, great accessible place for me to stay as I have a disability.. Close to great shopping area & market.. Dam square not to far either.. 10 out of 10 from us.. Would definitely stay again & look forward to trying out the happy villa in Spain.. Fantastic & very interesting hosts &... More 

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Thank Tsenti
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

perfect atmosphere, nice people who can tell you everything about everything you want to visit, very good breakfast. let the 200 signs here go to you know where.........................................

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Five of us stayed in the 5 beds-room for three nights. This b&b is easy to find and the living environment is generally good. Xaviera & Philip are very nice hosts and we had a warm stay in their house.

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4 Thank Yin Z
Kissimmee, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

One of the highlights of our recent trip to Amsterdam was staying at the "Happy Sleeper" and the evening dinner and conversation with the Xaviera Hollander and her husband Philip. The accommodations were superb! We stayed in the newly renovated "Luxury Loft" on the second floor. This is an old, grand house, so the stairs were kind of steep going... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxurious Bohemian villa with beautiful sunny garden full of flowers and greens, of legendary author Xaviera Hollander, in the heart of Amsterdam, with airport pickup provided as well as personal chef on request, ideal for culture seekers, couples, honeymooners, animal friendly, and meet the author herself if she is in town! Private parking for an extra fee is available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Xaviera Hollander's Happy House

Address: Stadionweg 17, 1077 RV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range: $128 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Xaviera Hollander's Happy House 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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