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Jolanda

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, dutch

Your Own Apartment in the Jordaan Old Centre Amsterdam

13 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Grachtengordel Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Beautifully renovated and totally restyled apartment in typical Jordaan house. Located in one of the nicest area of Amsterdam, the Jordaan.

This apartment is part of a 20th century house which is in the oldest part of historical Amsterdam; the heart of City, the Jordaan.

We have tried to preserve the unique historical character of the building while using modern and old things like an old fashion boxbed in our souterrain, see the pictures. The house is completely renovated. Meaning a complete renovation with respect of all ancient details of the building, and a tasteful redecoration that represents style and quality.

You will find all you need to have a comfortable and pleasant stay in this apartment, on this marvelous spot in Amsterdam. You will enjoy a fully equipped kitchen, providing you the comfort of home. A Nespresso and Airoccino is available with Nespresso cups and biological teas, as well as all the equipment needed for your cooking etc. And a modern bathroom, with great bathroom supplies of Rituals. In the apartment you can find a washing machine, a dryer and enough space for all of your stuff.

There are 2 bedrooms from which the second one is built as a romantic boxbed in the souterrain and can host up to 4 persons. Both bedrooms has a double beds. Outside you have your private and comfortable roof alley garden where you can sit under the trees.

You don't need linen or towels. It's all available.

All the important museums are close and can be reached by foot, bike, tram, car or boat. There is a great variety of restaurants and pubs in the area. The so-called 'bruine cafés' - typical Dutch pubs - are in great numbers available. What is more on walking distance: The Dam, The Nieuwmarkt, Rijksmuseum, van Goghmuseum, Flowermarket, Noordermarkt (biological market at Saturday), pubs, cinemas, a lot of nice (international) restaurants, theatres, the Anne Frank House, the Zoo, the red light district, many antique shops, famous art galleries, old churches, old synagogues, Waterloosquare, as well as the great shopping streets like the P.C. Hooftstraat, and many many more things to see and do! On the side of the IJ-harbour you can visit the new Library which is the biggest in Europe. (Also books in many languages available).

The central station is just a ten minutes walk from your apartment, which makes Schiphol Airport reachable within 30 minutes.

Come and enjoy the history, beauty and comfort of this great house!

Keywords: Ground floor apartment 2 bedrooms

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Jolanda (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, dutch

About Jolanda

We are a family of 4 and we live for more than 17 years in this great house in the middle of the old centre in Amsterdam. My 3 children love this place and so do I. This area 'Jordaan' is like a small old village in the centre of Amsterdam. Everything is in walking distance.

Jolanda purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Jolanda chose Amsterdam

This is our own house where we live for more than 17 years. The ground floor apartment used to be a shop for more than 100 years but is been renovated into an apartment. This is the best location in town because it's in the middle of everything and still very peaceful and children are playing on the street.

What makes this apartment unique

We love to go to the biological markets in the weekends to do our groceries and to walk or take the bike. When you step out the apartment you see the Westertoren and it's always very beautiful to see the canals. Everything is in walking distance.

Reviews

4.3
based on 13 traveler reviews

Your Own Apartment in the Jordaan Old Centre Amsterdam
average rating of 4.3076925 based on 13 reviews
4

Very nice space with small bedrooms

  • 4 of 5

Very nice space but the bedrooms were a little small. I guess that is normal for Amsterdam. It was in a very nice location relatively close to transit, restaurants, pubs and the Anne Frank house. It was a comfortable apartment and everything it was advertised to be except we did a load of laundry and the drier didn't work, which means we left Amsterdam with some wet close. If the drier worked it would have been 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the apartment. It was clean and spacious. The location was great and we could easily walk to many of the attractions . We were also close to the stop for the hop on hop off bus, and used this to see many more of Amsterdam's highlights.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, BC
5

Excellent location on a quiet street

  • 5 of 5

Jolanda's apartment is wonderfully situated in the Jordaan area of amsterdam - minutes from some great restaurants and the Anne Frank House. We are a big walking family - everything is walking distance. There is a bike rental shop about 200 metres from the apartment. The apt is well-appointed with plenty of natural light (but not in the basement/sous-terrain bedroom). We were greeted by a friend of Jolanda's upon arrival - one of the easiest VRBO check ins we've had and much appreciated after a long flight from the Canadian westcoast. We would definitely stay in this apt again.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

My friend and I stayed there on our recent trip to Europe. The place is clean, well decorated and close to many of the things we liked to do. Plus it was very easy to navigate around from the tram. Yolanda was great and very accommodating ( She didn't get mad when we accidently locked ourselves out at 2am). This is a great place to stay for just about anyone. I would caution that their was a slight mildew smell in the apartment. But it wasn't overbearing and didn't take away from enjoying the place. However, may not be suitable for someone with sever allegories or asthma.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Place for Amsterdam Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Yolanda was the perfect host and her Jordan apartment for any couple (or two) or small family in Amsterdam. The location was very continent walking distance to a tram and a couple blocks away from the Anne Frank Museum where you can hop aboard a sightseeing cruise. The Tulip and Cheese museums are also just down the street along with a few local pups, restaurants and places to have a drink along the canal. It’s a very quiet street and residential neighborhood which makes for a pleasant stay while still being in the city and close to all the amenities and attractions. Jolanda was extremely flexible with our payment and check in/out times and was more than available to assist with any special requests in a moment’s notice. She offered up many suggestions and was there for us to provide solutions for my parents and I who stayed there for a week. It’s a ground level unit so no need to carry your bags up the narrow staircases when you arrive/depart. Toiletries, a hair dryer and coffee were provided, along with a fully stocked kitchen, living room and dining area and a cute patio to enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine!

In response to some of the negative reviews: The wireless was a pretty bad connection, however, wifi in general it is spotty at best and very unreliable throughout Amsterdam. Jolanda mentioned an engineer that she had already scheduled to come the next day to remedy the problem. She also noted that it’s a busy area (a student hostel next door) so a lot of competition for a signal. Plus we had multiple (up to 5) devices on it at any given time which can use up all the bandwidth. There was no musty smell or bugs, but the beds are a bit awkward, nothing that would hinder our experience. The shower was a small door that did splash a little but nothing you wouldn’t come to expect from a flat in the city, just don’t angle the shower head toward the opening.

Other than that, Jordan Apartment was beyond expectations and the perfect place to call home and get the true Amsterdam-experience for a reasonable rate! Thanks for a welcoming and enjoyable stay! We highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sadie, Thank you for your review. Wifi is been fixed and we have a new strong broadband in the apartment. Sorry, that this was too late for you. Hope your parents are doing well and that you' ve had a good flight back home. Kind regards, Jolanda
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Wilbraham, MA, USA
3

Could be better

  • 3 of 5

Wonderful location, great local restaurant "de Reiger" a short stroll down Neue Leliestraat, this apartment has the potential to be better than it is. The downstairs box bed is reasonably comfortable, but the basement level is humid and smells of damp. Previous guests had recommended a dehumidifier and we agree that this would help a lot. The ground floor bedroom is tiny, as is the bathroom. I wanted to rate this place higher.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Schiphol
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Cafe de Nieuwe Lelie
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Central Station
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Central Station
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Cafe de Reiger
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Bloemendaal / Zandvoort
Nearest Point of Interest
Anne Frank House
Nearest Point of Interest
Noordermarkt
Nearest Point of Interest
Westertoren
Nearest Point of Interest
Dam square
Nearest Point of Interest
Red light district
Nearest Point of Interest
Central Station
Nearest Point of Interest
Swimming pool
Nearest Point of Interest
Negen Straatjes
Car: not necessary

There is also a squash hall nearby and an indoor climb wall is just across the harbour

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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
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$253
 
 
Eastern
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$224
 
 
Kingsday
Apr 21 2017 - Apr 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
$224
 
 
Hemelvaart en Pinkstern
May 25 2017 - Jun 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$224
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$185
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 5.0%

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Grachtengordel Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Bathroom including washsink, toilet and shower
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Small bedroom ground floor with a double mattrass 140 x 200
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , old fashioned bunk bed mattrass 140 x 200
  • Double Beds (1) 2 bedrooms,, Baby Cribs (1) Folding babybed can be provided on request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) If necessary we can provide an extra folding bed for 1 person (the 5th person), Bunk Beds (1) This is a romantic boxbed in the souterrain, also nice for children. Check the photo's
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Washing machine and dryer (so you don't need to go to the laundry), Bathroom supplies of Rituals. The area is very nice for everyone who wants to stay in the centre but not in the tourist busy area

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