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96 reviews
ground floor studio
seating
beds
entrance hall
dining table
kitchen
seating entrance hall
renovated shower
toilet
outside
the friendly cafe at the corner, also serves breakfast and world famous Kuyt's applepie!
fresh flowers in every apartment....
textiles at incredible bargain prices on westerstraat monday morning market
flowers for sale at the saturday market
traditional street organ wrapping up sat market on Lindengracht
fantastic swimmingpool just a block away!
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Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Amsterdam, North Holland Province

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Carol C
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“A good bet”
Reviewed June 10, 2017 for a stay in May 2017
1
person found this review helpful

Great! Cute room. Super neighborhood. Easy access to tram and certainly walkable for the city. If you have difficulty with stairs, ask for the ground floor room.

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Geoffrey...
Australia
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77 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“We loved this”
Reviewed May 21, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Staying in this part of Amsterdam, even though it was only for a few days, really gave us a feel for living in the lovely Jordaan area. It took only minutes before we started feeling this was "our" neighbourhood, with the cafes on the next corner and the supermarket just round the corner. We felt we were in walking distance from many places we wanted to see, and it was only a short walk to the nearest tram stop. The walk to the station is a little further but we did that each day for one reason or another without any difficulty.

The top floor apartment is small and cosy but equipped with everything we needed. Overlooking two streets, we found ourselves literally in the middle of lots of activity, but were never disturbed by what was going on outside.

The only issue to which we would alert possible future guests is the steep staircase You will be warned about this, and we were, but we still had no feel for just how steep and narrow that meant. Being a mountain goat or having an abseil harness would help, and if you have heavy cases, as we did, you may face a challenge. But, as we read, that is all part of real life in Amsterdam, so enjoy it anyway.

Thanks to our hostess for a most enjoyable stay. We recommend Hotel Elf!

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BITOLA
Level 5 Contributor
42 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Thanks for the great time spent in your home and your city”
Reviewed May 9, 2017 for a stay in May 2017
4
people found this review helpful

I love every moment that I spent in Elf studio. Good position of the house, really close to top attractions and good price. Good room, with big windows, good kitchen, and small bathroom. We had everything we need. Thanks to Elke, I hope we will come again.

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Carol O
Papamoa, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed December 7, 2016 for a stay in November 2016
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people found this review helpful

Elf Studio is a lovely apartment, suited our needs completely. Close to shops, bar, restaurants and supermarket. Not far to Anne Franks house and other places of interest. The apartment is nice & warm, clean & comfy. Elske was friendly and helpful. Recommended!!

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Liked best: Location, bed was great
Liked least: A microwave or mini oven would be good
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“Couldn't have asked for more.....”
Reviewed December 4, 2016 for a stay in November 2016
2
people found this review helpful

Close to the centre, within walking distance of everything you need to see on a 3 day trip. We walked everywhere, get yourself a decent map and away you go. Very handy for Winkel 43- best apple pie in town a 5 min walk away.....!
Ideal home away from home in a nice quiet residential street, which is essential after a full day of sightseeing. Cosy, warm and comfortable, the steep narrow stairs to the top floor apartment we stayed in just added to the experience.
Elske the owner, allowed us to leave our baggage in the hallway downstairs until we were ready to depart in the afternoon.

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donna6776
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Donna 6776”
Reviewed November 15, 2016 for a stay in November 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Great location. In Jordaan area with restaurants and grocery store nearby. Comfortable with kitchen available. Free laundry. Directions easy to follow from train station. Walk in 15 min. Walking distance to museums or can take tram with less than 5 minute walk. Street market close by on wednesdays. Would definitely stay there again.

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LightSabr...
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“Wonderful studio apartment in the nicest part of the city!”
Reviewed October 12, 2016 for a stay in September 2016
2
people found this review helpful

A a spacious and clean bedroom and living room, the kitchen & toilet are for exclusive use, but it's part of a shared walkway (as it were) to the rest of the house.

Elske (the owner) was friendly and helpful, the wifi solid, the price was amazingly affordable for the location and facilities, and it's it's the nicest part of inner Amsterdam. Within a two minute walk are supermarkets, one reason I chose an apartment was to cut down on restaurant costs and that worked out perfectly.

If you want more room than a hotel along with a kitchen, fridge, etc., then this is the way to go!

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