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Margot B&B
Ranked #111 of 330 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
“Home From Home”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013

I stayed at B&B Margot earlier this month with my partner and my father (we occupied both of the only 2 rooms!) - we had a fantastic stay. The rooms are bright & airy and the location was fantastic. We walked practically everywhere - Central Station (10 minutes) the Anne Frank Museum (10 minutes) and to the Museum District (30 minutes - but a very pleasant walk) from there.

The beds are comfy, the breakfast is top notch as Margot uses all of the best local produce, and we felt very relaxed and at home there. It was a very personal experience, far better than a generic hotel stay!

Would definitely recommend this place, it played a big part in us having a very enjoyable 2 day break in Amsterdam!

Room Tip: Canal Room 1 (on the 1st floor) was the nicer of the two rooms! But both are very comfortable.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Western Australia
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2013

We stayed 4 nights. The walk from the station is an easy 10mins. Margot was there to welcome us and show us our lovely, clean and comfortable room overlooking the canal Singel. The cases up the steep stairs was a bit of an effort, but only needs to be done once. Margots breakfasts are excellent and she is so helpful with bookings and local advice. Margot's B&B is in a great location for exploring beautiful Amsterdam and we enjoyed coming back to our comfortable quiet room with a great view.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank nogle
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Malaysia
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

Located at Singel canal, give us great canal view from the room. It take 10 mins to walk from Central station, or take tram for 1 stop only. And we enjoyed delicious breakfast prepared by Margot, and when we check out, she helped us to carry luggage down the steep staircase. Thank you Margot for the great hospitality!! ^^

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jane_Ang10
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013

Upon arriving Margot upgraded us to an apartment of our own for the same price and gave us lovely local foods to make breakfast with. She even Included a bottle of champagne and strawberries since it was our Honeymoon!! What a surprise! She was very helpful in telling us some great places to eat. Awesome local Thai food just around the corner! Great weekend experience in Amsterdam, always felt safe and it was just a short walk from the train station and local shopping and dining. Thanks Margot!!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Adrianne M
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

Margot is a wonderful Resource for finding just the right activities in Amsterdam. Just let her know what you are interested in, and she knows where to go and what to do. The rooms were spotless, quiet, and the breakfasts were exceptional. It is quiet, yet just a short walk away from the Dam, trams, and all the Centraal station. If you come to beautiful Amsterdam, stay here!

Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Aberdare, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2013

Stayed with Margot for 3 nights, a lovely B&B ideally close for walking round Amsterdam, however located in a quiet area of the Singel.
The rooms were spacious and spotlessly clean, breakfasts beautiful and the view from the rooms over the canal is lovely.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank hlj365
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Three Rivers, California
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49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

After reading many trip advisor reviews and looking for a good central location I decided on Margot's B&B. My daughter and I stayed here for 4 nights and I was concerned that it might be too noisy on the canal during the summer, however it was quiet and the ideal location! Located on Singel, it was an easy walk from the train station and a great location to explore the city. Close to Anne Frank House and many other sites.
We stayed in the lower room which connects to the only bathroom and even though it was shared one night with another couple it was clean and the other guests were very considerate. The stairs are extremely narrow and step, so that must be a consideration for some people, however Margot was a wonderful host she even carried our bags for us up the stairs. The room was comfortable and the view over the canal was fabulous. The breakfasts were great and we loved Margot's homemade jams and her suggestions for sight seeing and restaurants.
It was wonderful to stay in Margot's home and feel like you are a local even for a short time. It was a very nice experience of Amsterdam and I highly recommend it. We will definatley stay her again when we return to Amsterdam.

Room Tip: Two Rooms, both face the canal, the lower room is next to the only bathroom so it is most convenient
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Margot B&B
Address: 129 Singel, 1012 VH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Centrum , Dam Square
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Ranked #111 of 330 B&Bs / Inns in Amsterdam
Number of rooms: 26

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