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5 stars reviews ! Spacious Monument Apt / Near Anne Frank / Noordermarkt

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Grachtengordel Apartment Rental Photos and Description

First 2 floors, Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, Sleeps 6

Since 2005, we have 5 stars with VRBO ! Owner operated, excellent location, spacious, comfortable apartment for tourists to Amsterdam city centre. Well maintained from season to season. Rate starts at 3 guests, no additional taxes added.

First 2 floors private apartment of monument home. Perfect for families, two couples or 2 travellers who prefer separate bedrooms, for sharing a relaxing comfortable holiday within walking distance of all tourist sites.

110+ square meter offering on 2 floors. Ground floor with fully-equipped kitchen, living room, solarium and toilet.

First floor two bedrooms with italian tile full bath and shower. Sleeps 5 comfortably in 2 double beds, one single bed. Additional 2 couch beds. one in each bedroom.

Double couch bed in living room with 2nd toilet and sink.

Solarium/Sun room with italian tile floor, Indonesian style wood and leather couch, rocking chair and hammock, when weather permits. Yoga mat.

Easy carpeted staircase to first floor bedrooms.

~ The ambience of this neighborhood is well known throughout Amsterdam with locals and tourists. Within one block are wonderful restaurants, cafes, bakery, art galleries, boutiques, coffee shops, and 2 Outdoor markets on saturday and mondays, all day saturday at the fun, bustling, Noordermarkt & Lindengracht. Monday mornings on the Westerstraat. 2 grocery stores, post office, excellent food shopping with specialty grocers; italian, spanish, health food, etc. Very diverse restaurant choices, artist owned galleries, easy walk or jog to Westerpaark area with many music clubs, more restaurants, summer outdoor concerts.

~15 minute walk (I'll send best route directions) to/from Amsterdam Central train station + bus around the corner. Easy walks to all sites, & if you are tired of walking there is direct # 3 tram to Museumplein, no transfers, 10 minutes.

~ Rate starts at €200 for 3 guests + €35/night for additional guests/beds. Please be advised with the revised VRBO/HomeAway website children are not added into the quote equation. You will be shown an inaccurate quote with the instant quote option if you have children because the input button works only for additional adults. I do have a discounted rate for large families with stays of a week or more. Please inquire. Please do not expect the same rate for a family of 4 as a family of 6, there is inaccuracy in the websites operating system, it is not from the owners of the rentals.

~ I give preference to 5 night minimum stay, weekends only have a higher rate, starting at €250/night for 3 + €50 for each additional guest

Located in the well known Jordaan, 5 minutes from Anne Frank House. This beautiful historic house, originally built in 1735, offers wonderful light from front to back and an indoor solarium on the ground floor. Kitchen table with 6 chairs, will fit 2 more when needed.

* Tobacco smoking is not permitted inside the house or out the windows.

* Four night minimum stay.

* Check out 11 am. I will prepare for your arrival asap. You are welcome to drop off bags until the space is ready. Arrival time to meet is necessary and I will expect to be kept up to date on changes.

** €50 final cleaning for 3 adult guests + 15 euros per guest.

* Includes linens, towels. Iron and board.

* Laundry facilities on next block

* Twenty-four hour Wi-Fi connection.

* Baby bed & High Chair available

Keywords: 2 Floor Apartment in House

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Lynn Nicholas
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016
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About Lynn Nicholas

I welcome you as the owner, not as a managing company.

For 15+ years this house and my guests have brought a lot of joy to my life. I'm a traveler, originally from Nieuw Amsterdam, NYC, and settled here 20 years ago. My dutch partner is very helpful and if you want a locals advice about anything, especially music venues, or just want to chat, he will happily answer questions. We are dedicated to making your stay happy and comfortable.

Lynn Nicholas purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Lynn Nicholas chose Amsterdam

Listed as a monument home, built in 1735. In one of the most wonderful neighbourhoods of the original Amsterdam Centre. The neighbourhood is known as the Jordaan, please google. This is a true home away from home for travellers, in a wonderful neighbourhood of Amsterdam. I have been renting for 15+ years, reliable, trust worthy and do my best to offer a quality rental.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed in Lynn's place over Queen's Day (biggest holiday of the year) week and had a great time. The apartment was more than big enough for the four of us.



Some points:

--Very clean.

--Very comfortable beds.

--Very quiet at night. I stayed a week and remember only a couple cars on the street. It's so quiet I could hear rider's bike tires on their way down the streets. To be honest, I was often worried that we Americans were the loudest people on the street when we came home at night.

--Big, roomy and comfortable sunroom, living room, dining room and bedrooms.

--Lynn is a very gracious host.

--Two blocks from a great bakery for breakfast.

--Saturday and Monday offer a great open-air market three blocks down for food, sundries and many other items.

Steve
Jun 2008
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

5 stars reviews ! Spacious Monument Apt / Near Anne Frank / Noordermarkt
average rating of 4.822222 based on 49 reviews
5

Nice apartment in central location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here a few days over the Thankgsving weekend with 3 children and two adults. Apartment is very nice; location is good; and people who rent it are very friendly. Highly recommended. We even had great weather--highly unusa;l for late November.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice and spacious

  • 4 of 5

We were surprised to see how spacious this home is.

Loved the kitchen with a harvest table and great pots and pans. Thank you!

Also, the area was a real plus. Close to the grocery stores and a lovely natural food store.

Bedrooms are large and a new large bathroom between the bedrooms.

Only down fall is the weekend noise on the street side. Bedroom . As there is a pub across the street open pretty late on the weekends.

Landlord was helpful and called us a cab.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cham, Switzerland
5

Great apartment in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Lynn's apartment. The neighborhood is a great home base for exploring Amsterdam. It's not as crowded with tourists, yet is a short walk to the main sights. There are several great restaurants within a short walk, and the apartment has everything you need for a comfortable stay. The apartment is really spacious and very charming. I fully recommend this apartment!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Apartment in a Fantastic Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We stayed two weeks in Lynn Nicholas's apartment and loved every minute of it. My husband and I were traveling with our three children in their 20's and we really appreciated the space. There are two bedrooms and a full bath on the second floor. Both bedrooms are quite large and everyone had their own bed. My husband and I stayed in the back bedroom and it was very quiet. The main floor has high ceilings, a large sitting area, an eat in kitchen with large table, a small solarium and a half bath. We had plenty of space for five large bodies! The reviews and descriptions of this home were very accurate. I did not realize until we arrived how fantastic the location is. It is a 4 minute walk from two grocery stores and a 3 minute walk from a full service laundry. One of the grocery stores has a cash machine inside that has very good exchange rates. The first small restaurant was one block away with many, many more within a few minutes walk. At the end of two weeks we were ready to stay another two weeks! Thank you Lynn for sharing your home. Jake and Kristina (USA)

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you SO much ! A pleasure to share my monument home built in 1735, in the charming Jordaan neighbourhood, of Amsterdam centre. I love living in Amsterdam and it is always wonderful to see families appreciating the house, and the city. You are welcome back anytime ! Kind regards to everyone ! Lynn
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5

A great way to spend two weeks in Amsterdam

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is in a wonderful location for walking through central Amsterdam and is convenient to trams and buses to take you further afield. There are great cafes, bakeries, and other shops nearby, yet it is a quiet apartment, and you have the feeling of living in a real neighborhood. The apartment is very spacious -- all rooms are large, and the living space downstairs is perfect for relaxing, socializing, and cooking meals if you feel like it (the kitchen is very well equipped). Everything is well maintained and very clean. Lynn was quite helpful with instructions, information about the neighborhood, and extras such as calling a taxi for the return trip. The spiral staircase to the upstairs bedrooms is steep, but more manageable than many Amsterdam stairs, and it is very nice having the main living quarters on the street level. My family would love to stay here again, and we would highly recommend it to anyone traveling to Amsterdam.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this good review. I just wanted to add that there is a second staircase option, carpeted and not at all steep or spiral. The spiral staircase is in the living room and takes you direct to bedrooms. The other staircase is in the entrance hall to the apartment. Some guests prefer this option. Kind wishes ~ Lynn
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Chicago, Illinois
5

The best apartment and the best host!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second stay at this apartment for my husband and me. The location cannot be beat. It is close to so many wonderful restaurants, delis, shops and transportation. The apartment is spacious, has excellent storage and is very comfortable. We made great use of the large kitchen table for planning out our activities and then relaxed on the new sectional sofa in the lounge area. The solarium is a nice area to meditate in a serene environment. Lynn is a superb host, offering guidance for restaurants, museums, music and just awesome conversation. She answered all of our questions quickly and was available at all times during our stay. Lynn also provides plenty of linens, pillows, blankets and supplies. If you want to live like a local in the Jordaan, this is the place for you.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You and your husband are such good people. The world needs more nice people !! Thank you again, have a healthy year to come, I wish you every happiness in your lives. Kind wishes always ~ Lynn
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Schipol
Nearest Ferry
1.4 Kilometres
Central Train Station
Nearest Train
1.4 Kilometres
Amsterdam Central
Car: not necessary

New Fitness Center and Swimming Pool 5 minutes from house, Cinema with restaurant 10 minute walk, Post Office and Bank closeby, 2 grocery stores, 2 outdoor markets all day saturday and half day monday mornings, Many small grocers, night shop within one block

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Rates & Availability

Grachtengordel Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Weekends Only Rate
Feb 13 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$295
From
$295
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$268
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $54 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$214
$1,313
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $38 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee 4 guests $64

I charge for children.
Taxes are included in my rates.
Cleaning exit fee starts at 50 euros for 3 guests
Please add +15 euros per each additional guest
Weekend fees are for less than 4 night stay over a weekend.
5 + nights are calculated at the normal or weekly reduced rate.
No smoking anywhere in the house or out the windows.
No large groups of single party people.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Grachtengordel Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Full Tub and shower in Full Bath with toilet and 2 sinks, 2nd toilet and sink on ground floor off kitchen, No Pets

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