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Verschoor, Kees

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, german, dutch

Canal apartment in the heart of Amsterdam (Prinsengracht)

40 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Grachtengordel Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Loft apartment with lift to the apartment. An oasis of tranquility and privacy!

The canal is the great apartment between Anne Frank House and the Leidseplein.

75 m2, Vide with beautiful bedrooms overlooking Amsterdam and the Westertoren.

Right in the center, full of private and yet relax!

Good Bonen coffee included !!

The pictures of the apartment to complement the words: A modern, luxury apartment for the guests to enjoy themselves what.

Since 2009 Holiday-right member: www. vacation-direct. de / 529526

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Verschoor, Kees (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english, german, dutch


based on 40 traveler reviews

Canal apartment in the heart of Amsterdam (Prinsengracht)
average rating of 4.975 based on 40 reviews

Had a great stay, apartment was lovely , perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

Only suggestion I have is that it would be nice if you had better quality towels and bedding

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thats True: the towels good be more quality and/or more uniform!!! The goal for 2017! Promised!
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  • 5 of 5

Everything we expected and more. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much!
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Canal View Loft Apartment in Amsterdam

  • 4 of 5

Loved this place!! Excellent location in the heart of Amsterdam on one of the four main canals. The pictures advertising this lovely apartment were right on the mark and the view of the canal below was spectacular. Located in a fun area filled with boutiques, restaurants, bars and more, we were delighted to be in the heart of the action, yet up above where we could open the big windows and enjoy watching the boats cruise by below. We were greeted by our gracious host, Kees, with Van Gough sunflowers, wine and Heinekin! Kees was also very helpful in providing detailed information well in advance with tips on attractions, food, sight-seeing, etc. His advice was very helpful and a book is also provided with this information in the apartment. Clean, modern kitchen and an awesome new espresso machine filled was with coffee beans was provided and ready to go! It was a big bonus to wake up and make our own lattes and breakfast before heading out to explore. It was also fun to step off of the funky, tiny elevator right into our room and to walk out onto the street right next to a bustling restaurant. Felt like cool locals.:-). We wished there was an outlet in the bathroom, however, we were able to blow dry, etc., in the main room. I would buy an extension cord next time. Kees kindly provided plenty of adaptors. The bathroom was nice enough, but we sometimes had to wait for the toilet to fill up to flush -- a minor concern given the perks of this darling place. Washer and dryer on-site was convenient. One caution: there is a very steep stairway leading to the bedroom loft, but warning to anyone who may have a problem climbing a steep staircase although this was easy for us. I would definitely recommend this apartment and hope to stay there again in the future!!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review. Hope to see you again in Amsterdam! Till than all the best from me. Kind regards, Kees
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Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

It is difficult to put into words how perfect this apartment is. My family rented several places in Amsterdam for the pride celebration this past August. The location was perfect. The views were perfect. The breeze coming through the apartment was perfect. The host, even better. Kees made us feel like family who came to stay at his apartment that weekend. What surprises me sometimes about renting a vacation home is that meeting the local people are what you take away as the best part. If you are lucky enough to rent this flat, do it. We will be back as long as this flat is available for rent!!! Thank you Kees, thank you Amsterdam!!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear dear Guests, It make s me emotional: "thank you Kees, thank you Amsterdam"! It means that you had a good time and that is the most important! It is such a pleasure ( and more) to have guests like you! I visit you short on your weddingday in my special outfit: what a nice people and party. After leaving from you both i found the apartment spic and span!!! TOP! Also the presents you is and was amazing. ALL!!! Only lucky people from the wednesday of opening the door till now: SUPER!!! All the best and i know for sure: we will see us again! Big,big hug and kind regards from me, Kees
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Great property in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Kees' place is a fantastic apartment, great views, nice artwork and comfortable furnishings. We had friends over to enjoy the view before and after dinners, great location for entertaining. Very comfortable bed, good coffee maker, large fridge, dishwasher. Everything perfect for an extended stay. Owner was available to deal with any issues we had and arranged a great private canal tour (2 hours for €45pp) with very nice food and beer and wine. Smaller boat so could take us to locations we wanted to see from the water (like Brouwerij 't IJ.) There's a great steak/fish restaurant on the ground floor (Venus and Adonis) and an excellent Thai place just two blocks away (Rakang.) Wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your excellent review! You had a wonderful time in Amsterdam: than i am happy too! I hope i will see you again. I will look out for the paintings!!!
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Excellent Place, Great People and a Very Good Time!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed for one week in the canal apartment and would highly recommend it to those looking for a comfortable setting in an ideal location of Amsterdam. Overlooking the charming canal from the top floor living room is great, but then scale up to the bedroom loft and you feel as if you've arrived onto the movie set of Fiddler on the Roof. The view is higher than the chimney's themselves with a perfect scenic view of Amsterdam!

Beyond the ambiance, we found the hospitality to be attentive and genuine. Kees went out of his way to make sure everything was just so and the communication, arrival/exit logistics were handled on par with many of the luxury resorts we have stayed at in our past. We left with new friends and fond stories we had not anticipated.

Sincerely > Matt & Krissi

Atlanta, Georgia

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Matt & Krissi ! THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR EXCELLENT REVIEW!! What can i say.......... Still i didn t send you the pictures of the boottour......our major made billboards from them for every entrance from our town......WE LOVE GUESTS LIKE YOU!!!! Thank you very much and hope to see you both again in the USA or Amsterdam!!!
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Car: not necessary

Perfect central location in the heart of the historic center of Amsterdam, Prinsengracht Jordaan with magnificent unobstructed views of the canal!

An oasis of calm and private in the center!

The 'Grachtengürt' is on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2010.

All that Amsterdam has to offer is on short walking distance!

Museums, shopping, convenience, Vondelpark.

A 5-minute walk from Dam Square,

An 8-minute walk from Leidseplein.


Rates & Availability

Grachtengordel Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $282
Reinigungsgebühr $56
Pet Fee $0

Inklusive Bettwäsche und Handtücher.
Inklusive Bonenkaffee!

Inklusive Taxen,Service,,Strom usw usw.

25% bei Buchung und der Rest 3 Wochen vor Ankunft.
150€ Kaution
Alle Daten im Mietvertrag.

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Grachtengordel Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Badezimmer 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • All furniture very luxurious and modern. Bath and shower separated.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Room 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom with lots of glass. Overlooking Westertoren and Amsterdam's Old Town. With sliding doors and French balcony.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Vehicle up to the apartment on the 5th floor.

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