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Bedrooms 1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

This light, bright and airy apartment in the 17 century canal area of Amsterdam sleeps 2 (living room, study, bedroom; a western king size double), has an open plan kitchen and is located in the very heart of Amsterdam between the Prinsen and the Keizers gracht.

Most of the important museums like the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh museum, the Leidseplein, the Vondelpark, the Rembrandtsplein, the shopping streets and the best restaurants are all within walking distance. If you don't want to walk, the nearest streetcar/tram stop is less than a 5 minutes walk.

This 60 square meter (645 square ft.) apartment is the ideal location for your stay in this unique city!

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, german, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Frank

Hi I am a 45 years old guy from Amsterdam and I work as a human recourses consultant in the logistics industry. My partner and I have been living in the center of Amsterdam for many years, we both love Amsterdam, its compactness, its friendly atmosphere, its noisyness, its tranquility. Originally I am from the eastern part of the Netherlands (If you want to know the difference between Holland and The Netherlands I am happy to tell you when you here) and moved to Amsterdam when I was 21. My first room (student housing) was just around the corner and from that moment on I new I wanted to own an apartment in this part of the city.

Frank purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Frank chose Grachtengordel

Although no longer living there we don't want to sell it because its such a nice apartment in such an ideal location.

Whenever we have family or friends over we let them stay there and everyone who has always loves the great location!

What makes this apartment unique

From the south facing balcony at the back side of the apartment you have a nice view of the gardens of the 17th century canal houses on the Prinsengracht. It is amazing how peaceful and tranquil it can be in the middle of a buzzling city like Amsterdam.


Grachtengordel Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • the bathroom has a rain shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1) western king size bed (180 x 210)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.925 based on 120 reviews

Modern and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this apartment; the bed was very comfortable and the kitchen had all the basic amenities. The appliances (stove, oven, washer-dryer) were modern. We had never seen a microwave option in an oven!! Clever idea when in need of space! Although spring weather was a bit late in coming this April we did get a chance to rent bikes (across the street) and really enjoyed the location. Despite being in a centrally located area, the place was quiet. During the warmer evenings we enjoyed being able to have a glass of wine on the little back deck. Also, nice selection of DVD movies. Definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
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Staying at a flat in the Grachtengordel District of Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this flat for the second time in a year, and for the second time we had an extremely enjoyable vacation. The flat is bright, clean, and very modern, with all the conveniences one could require. It is also centrally located, within easy walking distance to the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the 9 Streets shopping district, etc., and if we ever wanted to travel farther afield, there are three trams running along a street less than a block away. I have recommended this flat to friends already, and I would recommend it without hesitation to anyone planning a visit to lovely Amsterdam.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was exactly as described. Clean and well appointed. Close to the tram stop and walking distance to the museums and city center. I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Excellent central area, quiet apartment, very responsive owner

  • 5 of 5

This is a modern, comfortable property, tastefully furnished and decorated right in the heart of old Amsterdam. The bed is excellent , wide enough and easy to access from both sides (which does matter when you get a little older ;-) ), and the bedroom is in the back, away from street noise. Not that this is a particularly noisy street in any case. You are a few steps from a main tram line and shopping street, ten minutes' walk from Vondel Park , twenty-five minutes walk from Centraal Station, and generally close to anything and everything charming. Well worth the price. Also, Frank, the owner, is incredibly responsive. The doors (especially downstairs) are a bit cranky, so make sure to pull them hard behind you.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location, lovely apartment, excellent host

  • 5 of 5

Frank helped us out with a last minute unexpected booking, and was extremely efficient and responsive at all times. His instructions to find the apartment were spot on, and the little folder of information he provided was very useful. The apartment location cannot be beaten, very close to trams and walkable to major sites including the Museums, Dam Square and Anne Frank House. A quick, simple tram journey from Centraal Station, too. The apartment itself is ideal for couples, roomy and comfortable, and having a washer and dryer certainly makes travelling life easier (a hairdryer also). We’ll definitely recommend Grachtengordel to any of our friends/family who visit Amsterdam (building stairs also wide and easy to manage with suitcases). Thanks Frank!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful - thanks!!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks - great property, nice location and perfect for a couple enjoying the City

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Amsterdam Central Station
Nearest Beach
21 Miles
Zandvoort or Bloemendaal
Car: not necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $184.32

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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