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5 Star Reviews Beautiful Boutique Style in City Center of Amsterdam

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2)

This beautiful and light ‘boutique style’ apartment is situated in the leafy Plantage area which is in the heart of the city of Amsterdam.

It has been completely renovated and lovingly furnished. The spacious apartment has high original ornamental ceilings, a display fireplace and 3 large windows on the North and South side.

The kitchen is like everything else in the apartment – simple, beautiful and high quality and is fully equipped including dishwasher, fridge-freezer, washer/dryer, SMEG hob/oven and granite worktops.

The bathroom includes a large walk-in shower with double basin vanity unit. The bedroom has an original ornamental ceiling, king-sized bed, built-in wardrobes and two large original doors that close the bedroom and bathroom from the open-plan living/kitchen space. The WC/toilet is located separately to the bathroom.

Each piece of furniture has been chosen to create a beautiful and relaxing home. The apartment also has high-speed wireless internet, and a 32-inch Samsung flat-screen TV, DVD player and iPod speaker base.

This first-floor apartment is located very close to the Amsterdam Business School on a leafy and charming street in a quiet residential part of the city.

Within 1-3 mins you can walk to various local cafes, restaurants, bakery, supermarket, book store, Kriterion (arty) movie house, Oosterpark (lovely green park), multiple canals, Artis Zoo and the metro/tram.

Take a 10-15 min (beautiful and safe) walk, and you are out of the calm and tranquility and into the buzzing ‘hub’ of the more crowded, busy, exciting and ‘touristy’ part of the city.

If you are looking for a beautiful, quiet, relaxing well loved ‘home’ to stay in which is right in the heart of the city to enjoy while you explore the canals, museums, shops, parks, restaurants and culture of Amsterdam, then this apartment is the perfect choice.

If you are looking for nightlife and partying – then this apartment nor its location will be suitable for you.

QUICK FACTS

• First floor (no lift)

• Max. number of guests is 2

• Fully equipped kitchen

• Washer/dryer

• High-speed wireless internet

• 32 inch Flat-screen TV / DVD

• En-suite ‘spa’ bathroom

• Strictly NO-SMOKING

• 2 Mins walk to the nearest tram

• Central, quiet and safe

CHECK-IN PROCEDURE

Kate will meet you in person on arrival at the apartment to take you through the check-in process.

This will include welcoming you to the apartment, showing you around, explaining how everything works, giving you the keys, finalising payment for your stay and also answering any questions you might have or help you might need on booking tickets, travel arrangements, things to do and places to see - any questions, suggestions, advice or help you might need to make the most out of your stay in Amsterdam.

Kate is also available throughout your stay to answer any questions, provide suggestions and to generally be on hand should be need help or advice with anything from finding the right restaurant, renting bikes, buying gifts to take home etc.

If you would like to book my apartment, please email me ASAP.

To make a booking, I will need the names of both guests and your home address. Once these details are provided I will email you a simple rental agreement. Once you have read, signed and emailed back this agreement, together with a copy of the photo page from your passport - you are officially booked in.

No payment or deposit is needed upfront. I'm trusting that if you sign and return the rental agreement that you definitely want the apartment and will be there at the agreed check-in date and time. This method has worked very well so far with other guests.

It's a very beautiful apartment and I am sure will make a lovely base for your stay in Amsterdam.

BOOKING CONDITIONS:

• This is a strictly no-smoking (of any kind) apartment.

• A 3-night minimum stay applies.

• Longer-term bookings are also available.

Keywords: Apartment, Quiet, First Floor, Original Features, Light, Safe, Jewish Quarter, Amsterdam Business School

More Details

Owner
Kate Gordon
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, russian, dutch, Hebrew
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Kate Gordon

Hi! I live locally and so am always on hand if you have any questions or need any suggestions on what to do or where to go, eat or what to see when you are staying in this wonderful and calm oasis in central Amsterdam.

Kate Gordon purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Kate Gordon chose Old Center

I love the Plantage area of Central Amsterdam. It's green and leafy, charming, full of restaurants and local cafes. It's very safe and quiet and provides a truly local and authentic experience of Amsterdam.

It's in the old Jewish quarter and is steeped in history. The location is BEAUTIFUL. In the heart of the city and yet away from the tourists and crowds.

What makes this apartment unique

This area of Amsterdam is incredibly beautiful. Quiet, relaxed, residential, friendly, safe and full of culture, museums, canals and the Amsterdam University.

Locals sitting outside in the sunshine in cafe terraces, children playing, students at the University and locals going about their daily lives.

Amenities

Grachtengordel Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Spa like bathroom which is en-suite to the bedroom. The WC/toilet is situated separately to the bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size bed (1) Beautiful extremely comfortable king-size bed with brown suede headboard.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Much loved 'T cafe' is next door serving great breakfasts and lunches every day of the week, Beans & Bagels café is also 3 doors down, 'El Torino' restaurant - the local Turkish/Italian restaurent for excellent local dinners is also a few doors down and serving great food at great prices, Bike rental nearby, metro is few mins walk, artsy cinema seconds away, supermarket seconds away, theatre seconds away, Zoo seconds away

Reviews

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5 Star Reviews Beautiful Boutique Style in City Center of Amsterdam
average rating of 4.981132 based on 53 reviews
Columbia, Missouri USA
5

Good choice for living in a real Amsterdam neighborhood like a local

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is not fancy, but it fully met our needs for a 4-day stay. Kate was wonderful to work with. She answered many questions we had, both before and after the booking, and always in a helpful and timely manner. The apartment was very quiet, the kitchen was adequate for our cooking needs and we appreciated the stainless steel pans. The bed was firm (which we like) and very comfortable. All in all, good value in an interesting inner city location, and a comfortable place to "call home" for a few days. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fab apartment in quiet area

  • 5 of 5

Super comfortable place. Great spot for those wanting a quiter area at night. Kate was very accomodating.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Clarita
5

Clean and quiet!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved everything about the place. Close to the tram. Many attractions within walking distance. Lots of space. Kate even had some Cokes and beer in the fridge to get us started. If we come back then we are definitely staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Parksville, BC
5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Kate was welcoming, helpful and professional. The apartment was large, very clean, well equipped and very conveniently located. We were able to walk to many of Amsterdams attractions. Beautiful shower, comfy bed.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spring in Amsterdam

  • 5 of 5

This was my fourth visit to Amsterdam and the first visit for my granddaughter. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this great apartment which was near lots of great restaurants and just a short walk to Tram 9 and metro. It was also close enough to walk to the center. Kate, our host met us at the apartment to ensure we knew how everything was and how it worked. She was kind enough to set up an inflatable bed in the living room for me to sleep on and this worked out very well. This is a great apartment in a very cool and quite neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Location

  • 4 of 5

This apartment is on the first floor of a quite street, across from the University of Amsterdam, in a residential and non-touristy area of central Amesterdam. It is close to great restaurants, within 15 minutes walking of the museum district, and most of all, it is well appointed and perfect for a couple.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
21 Kilometres
Schipol Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: not necessary

In the Plantage Area of Amsterdam - 'the most beautiful and green neighbourhood' - Just a few mins walk to Jewish Museum, Hermitage Museum, Holocaust Museum, Botanical Gardens, Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam Music Theatre, Artis Royal Zoo, the Portuguese Synagogue, National Maritime Museum and multiple other museums. Plus 2 mins walk to nearest metro and trams, 2 mins from our local (artsy, small and very cosy) Kryterion Movie Theatre, 2 mins to the local supermarket, 5 mins walk to the lovely green Oosterpark and also the famous Carre theatre house plus multiple, local (and really good quality and good value) local cafes and restaurants...High speed Wi-Fi throughout...English language TV channels...video entry phone... very quiet and safe residential area...bike rental few mins walk... absolutely beautiful and peaceful apartment for your stay in Amsterdam.

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Rates & Availability

Grachtengordel Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$187
$1,225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $104.99

Damage protection of 200 euro, this security deposit will be collected in cash upon your arrival and returned on the day of check out.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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