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Canal- Apt.old Center, private entrance and GARDEN, washingmashine, equiped kitc

Bedrooms 1
Space 376 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

streetlevel apartment for two guests in beautiful part of the city centre.


Charming street level apartment (35 sq M.) in an old canalhouse built in 1725 on one of the 4 main canals. Located in the old city center in the 'Grachtengordel' formed by the major canals. Close to tourist attractions, museums, and public transportation.The address of the apartment is PRINSENGRACHT 728; between Vijzelstraat and Reguliersgracht. A safe upper-class neighbourhood in the very heart of the Golden Age Amsterdam. All the things you like to visit are on walking distance. The prinsengracht-canal is part of the Seventeenth-century canal ring of Amsterdam that has been put on the World Heritage List since 2010.

You have a private entrance so 100% privacy guaranteed.The garden gives you an extra place to relax. We as a family live in the upper part of the house. I work as a Montessori teacher and my husband works as a pediatric surgeon, the three children go to University.

The apartment makes you feel one of the locals. Easy to reach from Central-Station by tramline 4 (6th stop is Prinsengracht) Only 2 minutes walk to number 728.

This location is a peaceful part of the centre. Close to schools, lots of families live in this area.

close to: Rembrandtplein, flowermarket, Nieuwmarkt, Amstelveld, Leidseplein, musea,shoppingcentre, restaurants, daily market and famous area 'de Pijp' and 'Jordaan', fitness centre , red- light district and lots of theaters and cinema's.

The Jordaan with 'the 9 shopping streets' is also close enough to walk. 2 Supermarkets on 2 minutes walking distance.One of them is an Organic Health food store.

The apartment has a living/kitchen, a shower/toilet and a bedroom overlooking the garden.The garden is a very romantic place to relax after a bussy day,the big table and barbeque are there for the guests.The convertable couch sleeps 1 extra person.

The kitchen is well equiped with microwave, oven and washingmachine.with a special code you have free acces to wireless internet.

One of the guests wrote:

'What a wonderful place and fine location. ' I love to cook, and with the local markets nearby and the great kitchen you have it all perfect.

CHECK-IN PROCEDURE chck in time 1:00 pm

All guests are greeted upon arrival to exchange keys and payments, regardless of arrival time. Please let us know what time you plan on arriving to the apartment at least one week before your check-in date.

To make a booking definitive I ask for a small deposit.The most easy way to make a deposit transfer is PAY PAL.The balance must be paid upon arrival. Sorry for no credit card fascilities.

Deposit returned if cancellation is made 6 weeks prior to stay

Cancellation made less than 6 weeks prior, deposit returned if dates are booked.

From Schiphol: train to Central-Station Amsterdam, take tramline 4 to Prinsengracht, walk 2 minutes to 728.

Apartment includes:

Double bed - fully made-up bed.(convertable couch can be used for third guest for euro 50,- p/d )

Kitchen - fridge, stove, toaster, tea-making facilities, pots & pans, cutlery.

Bathroom - shower washbasin, hair-dryer, towels provided.

Wifi internet connection.

Central heating

open doors to garden with seats and table.

How to get to prinsengracht 728 ?

You can take a taxi from the airport to Prinsengracht 728 (should be around euro 50,-60,- on the meeter)

If you call taxi company TCA

+31 (0)20 7777777 you can ask for a pick up service for euro 37,50 fixed price.

Or you can take the shuttle-bus in front of the airport called

" Connexxion" Mercure Hotel

"Centre Canal District Hotel " is

Address: Noorderstraat. From there 2 minutes walk to Prinsengracht 728. (Turn right on Prinsengracht)

Or a train to Central - Station. (euro 7,-) From there tramline 4.(2,90) (tram-stop on your left when leaving the station)

The 6th stop is called PRINSENGRACHT, on even side turn right, 2 minutes walk to 728

You can purchase tickets on the tram

Keywords: 'lot of Privacy,private entrance, quiet, comfortable'

More Details

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Liesbeth

We as a family live in the upper part of the house and we use our own front door. We rent the apartment for over 22 years and a lot of guests return over and over. Liesbeth spent her childhood in the house and our children already left for their studies and independed life.

My husband is working in a hospital in Zurich, Switserland as a pediatric surgeon and I am a retired Montessori teacher.

Our 3 children are bussy with their study in Amsterdam.

We lived in new York while my husband was working as a childrens oncologist.We like to share our house with people from other countries. We use VRBO often our selves and think that it is very nice to live like locals in different places in the world.

Liesbeth purchased this apartment in 1964

Why Liesbeth chose Grachtengordel

In august we have the gay parade in front of our house, on Kings- day (april 27) the free market is all around us, In winter time you can skate on the canal in front.

The garden is an extra area to sit, drink, smoke and eat in summer time.

The bread specialist is around the corner, the flee-market and daily market are on walking distance........and so on, please see by yourself.

What makes this apartment unique

Most guests love to live like a 'local'

This part of the city is one of the most friendly and beautiful ones.

boats passing by, cafee's with people sitting outside enjoying the sun.

The houses on this canal make you feel like walking around in a museum.



Grachtengordel Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 376 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • clean, shower/toilet with washbasin
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • double size Beds (1) 160-200 with 2 mattresses and 2 duvets.,
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 5 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
The apartment has a private entrance. This makes the guests completely independent from the owners who are living in the upper part of the house.


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Canal- Apt.old Center, private entrance and GARDEN, washingmashine, equiped kitc
average rating of 5.0 based on 57 reviews

Spotless, beautiful garden & central

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 4 days in this apartment and we really enjoyed it. It is exactly as described and the pictures show. It was very clean and the garden is the perfect place to have a glass of wine after a long day. It is close to all the nice places and restaurants. We'd stay there again!

Thank you, Liesbeth!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kim-Karen, it was nice to meet you. Friendly regards Liesbeth
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Wonderful Location

  • 5 of 5

Located within walking distance to the museums, we enjoyed our winter's stay in this cozy apartment. Liesbeth was there to greet us and orient us to the neighborhood. Plenty of hot water and heat warmed us after the cold days of touring.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great location!

  • 5 of 5

This review is a bit late after our stay. but it is so It's a perfect location, great stores in the area, perfect walking distance to so much in Amsterdam. My husband and I along with our 5-year-old boy stayed at Amsterdam for about 2 weeks, and it just like our home at Amsterdam! Liesbeth is a wonderful host, the back yard is amazing, we will definitely go back and stay on our next trip to Amsterdam.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply, wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This review is a bit late after our stay, but if you have the chance to stay at Liesbeth's place in Amsterdam you won't be disappointed! It's a perfect location, great stores in the area, perfect walking distance to so much in Amsterdam, and the place itself makes you feel like home. Liesbeth is a wonderful host, the back yard is amazing, we will definitely go back and stay on our next trip to Amsterdam.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location. Comfortable bed

  • 5 of 5

Nice flat in a great location. Comfortable bed. Close to public transit.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The view was spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented Liesbeth's vacation apartment for a week in September. The apartment was spotless and it had everything we needed for our short stay. I especially loved the splash of red bedding and pillows that adorned the bed, where we would lay our heads at the end of the busy days! I simply could not take enough photos of the canal and the boats from the front door of Liesbeth's home. The hub of Amsterdam is approximately a 15 minute walk and we made the decision earlier rather than later, to put our legs to the test and enjoy all that the city had to offer and we were not disappointed. We had a wonderful visit with Liesbeth during our stay. She was very friendly, kind and helpful in making our stay the very best it could be. She called a taxi for us the night before we left Amsterdam, which gave us some peace of mind. Thank you for a delightful week Liesbeth.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anne Frank house
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Albert Cuyp market
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Dam square
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van Gogh Museum
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Prinsengracht 728 apartment
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Holland Casino
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Hermitage museum
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New library
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central station
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theatre Carre
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restaurant NEL,Amstelveld
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Amsterdam Historical museum
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Nine little streets, nice shopping
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Madame Tussauds
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museum Van Loon
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Film Museum
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Stedelijk museum
Car: not necessary

Just a few exampels: Near Anne Frank house,public transportation,red light district,flea market,Jordaan,De Pijp, park, casino, rembrandthouse, van Gogh museum, rijksmuseum, Stedelijk museum ,Hermitage, zoo, Noordermarket and daily market.

acces to internet


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Final cleaning fee $49.34
Tax Rate 6.0%

Final cleaning fee euro 40,-
rent is based on two guests.
extra fee for third guest euro 50,- p/n

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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