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Snug Sonnenberg Canal View Apartment - Most Central Location in Town

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Last updated: 06/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Amsterdam apartment description

If you are planning on visiting Amsterdam with a group of friends or family, you need to search no further. With a spacious living/lounge/dining area and open kitchen this is a great home away from home. Many guests spend hours enjoying the amazing canal view this apartment has to offer.

The master bedroom offer sleeping arrangements for 2 persons on queen size bed, while two sleeping sofa's (double bed) offer additional accommodation for four more persons. One sofa bed is on the top floor in the living and the other in the dining/lounge area downstairs. A total of 6 persons can stay here.

This apartment is also suitable to rent when visiting a conference in the Netherlands because of its central location.

You will literally find every type of shop and restaurant around the corner, and any and all of the major sights are within walking distance.

This apartment will offer you insight into the history of Amsterdam itself. It was built over 400 years ago and still boasts many of its original characteristics.

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This Amsterdam canal apartment is located on the bottom two floors: the “souterrain” floor and the “beletage” (piano nobile) floor. These two floors are connected with an interior staircase. One enters the Snug Sonnenberg apartment on the souterrain, which is a semi-lowered (half below and half above street-level) ground floor. The beletage floor is half a floor above streetlevel and has a 3.5 meter high ceiling, with 2.5 meter high canal view windows running the width of the building.

Upon entering the souterrain the massive beams that support the beletage are quite impressive. This floor has an open kitchen with dining area, as well as a very comfortable sofa that is also a double bed when folded out. The kitchen is fully equipped with all modern comforts and the dining table can easily seat six persons. In the back of this floor there is a separate bedroom with vanity sink and toilet. The beams in combination with antique floor tiles and the stone walls give this space a very warm and comfortable atmosphere. With ample heating present, the smells from the kitchen and friends swapping stories at the table, this is typically what the Dutch will call “gezellig”. The word “gezellig” is considered to be an example of untranslatability, and is one of the hardest words to translate. Some consider the word to encompass the heart of Dutch culture.

On this floor there is a staircase leading to the beletage, this floor has high ceilings and large windows overlooking the Herengracht canal. Opening the windows one can sit on the window stills or window bench and overlook this beautiful canal with all its historic houses running along its sides. There is a seating area in the front (canal side) of this floor with an ornamental antique heater. The large sofa can be converted into a double bed. In the back of the floor there is a full bathroom with sink, toilet and shower cabin. This floor also has a door that leads to the upstairs Grand Sonnenberg apartment, it is only unlocked when both apartments are rented by the same guests.

Canal view
Central location (nine-streets)
Part of UNESCO world heritage
WiFi internet
Check in at apartment
Cable reception
Sound system
3.5 meter ceilings
80 m2
1 bedroom (double)
2 sleeping sofa (double)
Sleeps 6 persons
Open kitchen
Complete kitchen inventory
Vanity sink
2 toilets
Washing machine / Dryer
Iron and ironing board
English Guide books
Bed linen and towels are provided
No Smoking
No party policy
Child safety is medium due to open stairs (see stairs section)

Location description

The Sonnenberg is located in the canal belt in the part known in Amsterdam as the “nine streets” area. The nine streets area is well known for its plentiful boutique shops, many restaurants, and its beautiful canals. This area is comprised of nine narrow streets running perpendicular with the four major canals (Singel, Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht) of the canal belt. It is distinctly different from other shopping districts as there is a large diversity of privately owned shops and specialized shops.

Nearby points of interest
9 Streets Area – 0 minutes walking
Flower Market – 2 minutes walking
Spui – 2 minutes walking
Dam Square – 3 minutes walking
Jordaan – 5 minutes walking
Westerkerk/Anne Frank – 5 minutes walking
Rembrandt plein – 6 minutes walking
Centraal Station – 15 minutes walking
Leidseplein – 15 minutes walking
Nieuwmarkt – 15 minutes walking


This apartment has one internal flight between the souterrain (kitchen/bedroom) level and the beletage (living/bathroom) level. From street level to the entrance there is also short stone flight of stairs down to the front door. The flights are moderately steep.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 0
  • 75 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Private Chef
          • Concierge


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • We supply some basics for the first day such as; - dish washing soap - coffee - tea - sugar - creamer - washing soap - toilet paper - trash bag - pepper - salt...moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Stereo:

                i-pod connectivity...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable


              • Family
              • Historic


              • Marina
              • Zoo
              • Cinemas
              • Restaurants
              • Museums
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Synagogues
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Live Theater
              • Coin Laundry
              • Autumn Foliage

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Photography
              • Beachcombing
              • Antiquing
              • Paddle Boating

              local services and businesses

              • Babysitter
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Laundromat
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Medical Services
              • Groceries

              Location Type

                  • Downtown:

                    The apartment is located on the Herengracht Canal in the Nine-Streets area. This area is part of the UNESCO world heritage area of the Seventeenth-century canal ring area of Amsterdam....moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Fishing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Sailing
                  • Golf
                  • Swimming

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining
                      • Seating for 6 people


                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Living Room

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Microwave
                          • Dishwasher


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                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Vreasy rate
                          Jul 3 - Oct 31, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          Low Season
                          Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          €168 €218
                          Fri, Sat

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add €30 per night, per additional guest

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Taxes Not included



                          18/04/14 - 22/04/14

                          min. stay 4 nights / €348 a night (includes all guests)


                          24/04/14 - 30/04/14

                          min. stay 5 nights / €428 a night (includes all guests)


                          12/09/14 - 17/09/14

                          min. stay 5 nights / €428 a night (includes all guests)


                          29/12/14 - 02/01/15

                          min. stay 5 nights / €428 a night (includes all guests)

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                          Last updated: 06/28/2014
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                          15 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Schiphol (AMS) Amsterdam Airport
                          25 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          1.5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          Amsterdam Centraal Station
                          3.2 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          28 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Zandvoort aan Zee
                          130 Metres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          21 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ski
                          Snowplanet - Velsen/Spaarnwoude
                          8 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Amsterdam Old Course
                          38 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          This apartment is located on the most beautiful part of the Herengracht Canal within the Nine-Streets area. Within 400 meters of the apartment you can find many shops and restaurants. The shops are all of a boutique type, so no usual suspects in this area. The restaurants vary from good value student restaurants to top of the bill, and from Tibetan cuisine to soul food, from breakfast to deli take outs.

                          For children and adults of all ages there is a playground in the direct area, with climbing racks, swings. Must see Museums within about 15-20 minutes walking/tram include; Anne Frank house, Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam Historical Museum and Canal House Museum. But there are at least 30 or 40 other museums nearby that are also worth visiting.

                          Without writing down an entire guide to the city of Amsterdam, this location will give you an excellent base to discover the many aspects of this world famous cosmopolitan city.


                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2008

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                          Speaks: dutch, french, german, english, Frisian


                          €168 - €218 per night (EUR)

                          1 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 06/28/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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