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The Red Studio Apartment Palamedes

Bedrooms 1
Space 344 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

The comforts of home on a unique spot.

2 Studio apartments in the cultural centre of Amsterdam.

These quiet situated Studios combine the comforts of home with a great location on the edge of the old city centre. The Studios have their own private bathroom with shower, a kitchen, one excellent bed for 2, WiFi and a TV/DVD/CDR- set to make your stay comfortable. Bed- and bath linen are included.

The Red Studio and Yellow Studio can accommodate 2 persons each.

The 'Studio formula' means self catering. The kitchens are fully equipped to prepare a breakfast, lunch or dinner. The studios are on the 3rd floor, so you'll have to climb stairs. You'll have your own key of your Studio and the front door.

Included facilities:


Microwave / Combi oven





Baby cot

Private bathroom

Hair dryer

A baby guest- and cot are free. Minimal stay is 4 nights in the Summer season, weekends can be booked from 3 weeks before the reservation date.



Nearby there are the beautiful 17th century canals with their stately houses. In the museum quarter you'll find the famous Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk- and Van Goghmuseum as well as the Spiegel-quarter with its many antique shops. All are in walking distance.


Deli's, supermarket, restaurants and bars are just around the corner. A few hundred meters further on will bring you to the most exclusive shopping street of the city. A longer walk or a short tram ride takes you to the city's busy shopping centre, with its large department stores, or the many markets, including the Flower market.


The apartments are situated near the famous Leidseplein with its unique bars, grand cafe's, restaurants, cinemas, clubs, concerthall, discos and several theaters. The location provides entertainment for everyone.


The Vondelpark is a stone's throw away for walking, in-line skating, biking or jogging. There are also several popular terraces to have a drink or lunch near one of the Dutch TV Studios.. In summer there is a free open air theater with concerts, dance programs and theater. Boat- and bicycle rentals are close by.




Your hosts are Karin and Edwin Kummer

More Details

Edwin and Karin Kummer
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, dutch, Some words in French and German.
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Edwin and Karin Kummer

We both are born in Amsterdam and are educated at a Art and Design Academie and business schools.

Edwin and Karin Kummer purchased this studio in 1999

Why Edwin and Karin Kummer chose Amsterdam

We have visited several European cities and hotels and restaurants but were missing a place for ourselves that also was payable. So we started these Studio Apartments for a affordable price.

What makes this studio unique

The Studios combine the comforts of home on a unique spot in the city and are in walking distance to all the interesting places were you must have been.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Review #12888903 “Studio Apartment in cultural Amsterdam”

Wonderful stay!

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

We were very pleased with our choice to stay in this studio apartment in Amsterdam. The location is excellent, just a minute's walk to the tram stops, and a reasonable walk to shops, restaurants, etc. Between walking and trams we were able to see everything we'd hoped to see in Amsterdam. We appreciated the flexibility and savings that came with having a small kitchen, and the owners were friendly and helpful. The place itself was clean and complete with everything we needed. We would not hesitate to stay here again.

Date of arrival

August 28, 2015
Aug 2015
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Amsterdam Oud-West Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 344 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Toilet, shower and whas hand basin.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • It is a 1 room Studio apartment with 1 bed for 2.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

The Red Studio Apartment Palamedes
average rating of 4.571429 based on 8 reviews
Red Deer

Great location

  • 4 of 5

The owners were very pleastent and greeted us upon arrival. It was close enough to the major part of town that you could walk without a problem but yet just outside of the busy parts so it provided a nice quiet out when you were done with the crowds. A lot of amenities nearby including a bike rental just around the corner which was awesome.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved the studio. Very well equipped and very clean. The location was great. Walking distance to

  • 5 of 5

Down-town and many trams & busses nearby. There was also a great ecological supermarket and many nice restaurant in the neighbourhood.

Karin & Edwin was very nice and helpful in all way. We would certainly recommend all our friends to stay in the studio if they go to Amsterdam!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Southern Ontario, Canada

Great Accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

This studio apartment is in a typical Amsterdam home. The accommodations were very clean, comfortable and cozy. We found the picture on the website and the description of the property to be as shown/described. We were able to walk to the Anne Frank House, Dam Square, etc. It is also very convenient to take the tram all over Amsterdam. The owners provided detailed directions to initially locate the apartment and as well were very kind and personable. Very happy with experience!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Betty and Donald are a good couple, very polite and calm, interrested in may things. They were very enthousiat about the city and the people they have met, the most of them understood English so they could have a conversation far away from Canada. Warm greatings and kind regards from Edwin and Karin Kummer / Studio Palamedes Amsterdam
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Sacramento, CA

A good apt in Amsterdam

  • 4 of 5

A good place . Very clean, central location.

Friendly owners. Like many in Europe The stairs aré steep; haré to get used to.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review with these nice words, we are glad that you liked us except the stairs.... Why are the stairs in Amsterdam so steep? These steep stairs are typical Dutch and Amsterdam like, the reason is that the ground in our city is expensive since the year 1500. Before that year Amsterdam was a small town that lay in a swamp, around that date the majors of the city start with heighten the soft muddy ground with tons of sand. That cost a lot of money, so the people build narrow and high houses on piles to use the space in the best way. After all we are glad with the canals and stately houses that makes Amsterdam a unique place in the world. It was nice to have met you as guest and person, and we hope to welcome you again somewhere in the future. Kind regards, Karin and Edwin Kummer / Studio Palamedes Amsterdam
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Everything was just great!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is clean and furnished with everything we needed. The bed is really comfortable, the kitchen had everything necessary to cook and the bathroom was nice and clean. There is also a small window with flowers that makes everything even more romantic and nice. Edwin and Karin were great hosts, they welcomed us greatly and they gave us all the important information about the neighborhood and the services around the house. The apartment was close to the city center, we never catched the tram except for going to and from the Central station to the apartment. I cannot say anything except that I am really satisfied of my stay in the apartment and if I'll go back to Amsterdam I'll surely return here! Thank you Karin and Edwin!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Beatrice, nice to read that you are satisfied about your stay
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Einfach wunderbar gemütlich

  • 5 of 5

Die Vermieter sind sehr gastfreundlich, föexibel und bemüht! Wir haben zu viert 2 Studios gemietet und haben uns alle einfach total wohl gefühlt! Die Studios sind sehr sauber und man hat alles da was man als Selbstversorger benötigt! Wie würden jederzeit wieder kommen! Vielen dank ihr beiden!!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
To North Amsterdam
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Golf Spaarnwoude
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Central Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Ring road
Nearest Restaurant
35 Metres
Indonesian Restaurant Kartika
Nearest Ski
20 Kilometres
Snow planet
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The Studios are on the 3rd floor, you'll have to climb stairs.

The canals with the stately houses from the 17th century, the museums with the typical old Dutch paintings as the RijksMuseum and the Van Goghmuseum and the modern art and design collection in the Stedelijk Museum. The Vondelpark for jogging, walking and the many terrasses. It is all in walking distance.


Rates & Availability

Amsterdam Oud-West Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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whole season
Apr 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

The trade or use of soft-or hard drugs such as hashish or marihuana or cocaine etc. and the drinking of to much alcohol is not permitted. You shall have to leave the studio in case we observe such.
Thanks for your cooperation and we wish you a happy stay.
Edwin & Karin Kummer.

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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