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“Great location........but lacks personal touch.”

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Guesthouse Prinsengracht 490
Ranked #207 of 338 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
Reviewed March 24, 2011

We stayed at this hotel for three nights and the location is wonderful near the Rijks and Van Gogh Museums and restaurants. The room was very modern and clean. There are 54 steps to the top where the two rooms are located. One has a canal view and the other a view of the back of other canal homes but with a roof top deck. I would have preferred the canal view. We arrived and were met by a friend/partner of the owner who took our balance in cash...no credit cards accepted, gave us a key and that was the last we saw of him. Never met the owner. No one to see if all was well, if there were any questions or problems. We are entirely on our own. No breakfast included. Small refrigerator, no micro wave or sink but some plates and dinnerware. I wish the owner took the time to say hello, to met us, to welcome us. The room had a loft bedroom which was up another ten stairs up from the living area. If climbing lots of steps is a problem this would not be the place for you. It was clean and the location was excellent but I think Johan, the owner, needs to work on the service end.

  • Stayed: March 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 26, 2016
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Room Tip: gibt nur 2 Dachappartments
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  • Stayed: October 2016, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 12, 2014
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Room Tip: tout est dit dans mon Avis !!!
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  • Stayed: November 2014, traveled with friends
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2  Thank jhommedu77
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Reviewed September 28, 2014
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Stayed: April 2014, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Guesthouse Prinsengracht 490

Address: Prinsengracht 490, 1017 KH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Stadsdeel Zuid
Amenities:
Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #207 of 338 B&Bs / Inns in Amsterdam
Price Range: $228 - $524 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the absolute city centre of Amsterdam, at one of the main canals, Prinsengracht, around the corner from the Rijksmuseum, the Van Goghmuseum, shopping area Leidse Straat and nightlife area Leidse Plein, stands this impressive monument (built around 1850 and renovated in 2009) in which the owner lives himself and rents out two spacious guestrooms, each with a private bathroom and a mezzanine where the bed is at. The two rooms are situated on the top floor in an ancient canal house which was completely renovated in 2008/2009. Both rooms have a beautiful view; from the canal view-room one looks on the water of the canal and the historical buildings across the street; from the roof terrace-room one looks at the towers of the Rijksmuseum with its impressive art collection of Dutch painters. Each room is equipped with a private bathroom; the canalview room has a small kitchen and a comfortable bathtub and the roof terrace room has a walk-in shower. Both rooms have a double bed sofa so are ideal for a small family or a group of friends. ... more   less 
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