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Beautiful canal front apartment in the heart of Amsterdam!

Bedrooms 1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Luxurious 2 room apartment in characteristic canal house.

*This apartment is only rented out for 60 nights per year, we are therefore selective with accepting bookings. We thank you for your understanding.*

Luxury two room waterfront apartment (2nd floor) in the center of Amsterdam. Between the vibrant ‘Leidse Square’ (the heart of Amsterdam) and the chic ‘Spiegelgracht’, a canal street with numerous antique shops.

LAY-OUT: Charming canal-house style entrance. Well appointed living room with open kitchen and floor to ceiling doors which open onto a balcony which enjoys superb views over the canal. Flat screen Sat-TV and free wireless internet. New kitchen with oven/cook top with 4 gas burners, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine etc. Separate bedroom with double bed. Spacious/luxurious bathroom with double basin and shower, separate toilet. Laundromat and laundry sevice nearby.

LOCATION: Apartment ‘Cityhome’ has the ideal location for anybody who loves the city, but at the same time also wants to get a good night rest as well. Literally a stone’s throw away from the ‘Rijksmuseum’ which houses the famous painting ‘Nightwatch’, Leidse Square with its gorgeous City Theatre and just walking distance from the ‘Vondelpark’ and the ‘P.C. hoofdstraat’ (shopping district). You won’t want for a better location than this!

ATTRACTIONS AMSTERDAM: There are so many to mention: Leidse Square, Kalverstraat and P.C. Hoofdstraat (shopping), Jordaan with its ‘Negen straatjes’ (old district), Madame Tussauds, Vondelpark, Anne Frank House, Sex museum, Red light district, Van Gogh museum, Rijksmuseum, Palace on Dam square, New Church, ‘Albert Cuyp’ market, ‘Waterloop’ Square (jumble sale), ‘Beurs van Berlage’ (exchange market) etc. etc. A great way to see Amsterdam is from the water with the hop-on, hop off canal tour, which takes you through all the famous canals with its monumental houses and allows you to hop off at 20 different points and visit Amsterdam’s most famous attractions.

GETTING THERE: The tram stop is just around the corner from your apartment and the 1, 2 or 5 trams take you directly to central station in approx 10 min. From Amsterdam Central Station you can reach Schiphol Airport in 10 minutes by train. By car you can reach the apartment via the ‘Overtoom’ or the ‘Stadshouderkade’ from the ring highway A10 very simply. We recommend that you park your car at Q-park at the ‘Lelylaan’ Station (max. € 8,55 per day) and then take tram number 1 to the apartment (exiting at the Leidse Square), allowing your car to be parked safely and inexpensively.

More Details

Property Manager
Ms. Dagmar Woud
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german, dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017


Grachtengordel Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Spacious/luxurious bathroom with double basin and shower, separate toilet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful canal front apartment in the heart of Amsterdam!
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Perfect...Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is spacious, well maintained, very clean, and the location was perfect for us. The small balcony overlooking the canal was so nice for early morning coffee. We utilized the kitchen and had breakfast there most mornings. There is no shortage of great restaurants within a 5 minute walk and Museumplein is about 3 minutes away via foot. Carolyn was very helpful with directions and suggestions. We are so happy that we were able to stay here. The steps leading up to the apartment are quite steep, but well lit and access to the apartment is separate from street access...we felt very safe here!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable Apartment in Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Having just returned from one week in this apartment, I can recommend it highly to couples or solo travelers looking for a place in Amsterdam. First, the location, along the Lijbaansgracht between Leidseplein and the Rijksmuseum, is excellent. You can walk easily to a remarkable number of museums and parks; tram and bus stops are a couple minutes away, too. Second, my wife and I found the apartment comfortable: the heating worked well, the bedroom was dark and (mostly) quiet, there was plenty of hot water in the shower, and the double sink in the bathroom was useful for a couple getting ready in the morning. The living/dining room/kitchen area faces the canal and gets beautiful light through the big windows; the small balcony is a delightful feature. The kitchen is well stocked with pots and pans, plates and dishes, and cutlery. We had everything we needed to cook and enjoy meals. Lots of storage space is available in the bedroom closet, which has plenty of hangers. The place was very clean when we checked in, and the owner's agent met us exactly when she said she would and was very helpful. Here are two things you need to know about the apartment. (1) To get to it, you must climb two flights of very steep, narrow steps. We found that charming, but not everyone might feel the same. (2) The upstairs neighbors have a child who bounds around their apartment in the evenings, throws balls against the walls, etc. We're used to living in city apartments, so it didn't bother us, but if this is something that will drive you crazy, don't rent this place. We had no trouble sleeping on weeknights, but we were awakened on Saturday night at around midnight by a loud party upstairs. Despite that, we still give the apartment a five-star rating for all the good stuff. A few recommendations: For groceries, go to Albert Heijn on Vijzelstraat near Prinsengracht or on Van Baerlestraat near the Stedelijk Museum. For rijsttafel, try Puri Mas, Lange Leidsedwarsstraat 37-41. The Pancake Corner at the end of the block (Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 51) is worth a visit. If you're there on a Sunday, check out the afternoon concerts at the Concertgebouw and ask for seats behind the orchestra in the Great Hall--one of the highlights of our trip. In sum, we had a wonderful stay at this apartment in Amsterdam and we recommend it with enthusiasm.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely apartment, great location

  • 5 of 5

My teenage daughter and I stayed here for 4 days June 2016. The apartment is in a great location - a quiet canal, but close to lively Leidseplein and very close to museums. At Leidseplein, you can catch several trams that take you down the central spine of Amsterdam directly to central station, though not too far to walk either. The apartment looks just like the pictures - the bedroom has less natural light, but the front room is full of light and lovely to have a little balcony for coffee in the morning or beer/wine in the evening. The stairs are very steep, but are well lit. The apartment was clean, modernized and well-equipped, and the check-in/check-out process with Caroline went very smoothly! We would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely apartment on quiet canal

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 1 week in this lovely apartment. Easy check in, Caroline easily contactable and showed us around the flat and its facilities.

Quiet canal street but very close to Leidseplein and museums, easy walk up to town by various routes but very close to tram lines too if needed.

Well appointed with a super wet room.

Steep narrow stairs as you would expect in this historic property so take care with your luggage!

The flat was warm, well equipped and very clean.

You can hear the kids upstairs running around as they get ready for school in the morning but very quiet in the evenings when we got back from days out.

So much better than a cramped hotel room and would stay again on a future trip.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your message, we are happy that you have enjoyed your stay and hope to wlecome you again in the future! Kind regards, Dagmar
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  • 5 of 5

Io e mio marito abbiamo soggiornato in questo delizioso appartamento per 4 notti dove ci siamo sentiti subito a nostro agio. La casa è molto BELLA e molto PULITA ed è dotata di ogni comfort, dal ferro da stiro alla lavastoviglie. Si trova in un quartiere tranquillo e allo stesso tempo vicinissima ai musei più importanti e in posizione strategica per raggiungere comodamente sia a piedi che con i mezzi pubblici qualsiasi zona della città.

Gentilissima e solare la figlia di Caroline che ci ha accolti in occasione del check-in e altrettanto gentile Caroline disponibile a comunicare con noi quando chiedevamo informazioni tramite telefono. Siamo stati benissimo e se dovessimo ritornare ad Amsterdam sceglieremo ad occhi chiusi questo delizioso appartamento.

Grazie per la piacevole accoglienza.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Lolvely stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in Amsterdam. The apartment has the best location and it was clean and modern. Check in at the apartment was handy. Lovely contactperson who gave us insider tipps. We will definetely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind message. We hope to welcome you again in the near future!
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Amsterdam Airport
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Amsterdam Central Station
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres

Apartment ‘Cityhome’ has the ideal location for anybody who loves the city, but at the same time also wants to get a good night rest as well. Literally a stone’s throw away from the ‘Rijksmuseum’ which houses the famous painting ‘Nightwatch’, Leidse Square with its gorgeous City Theatre and just walking distance from the ‘Vondelpark’ and the ‘P.C. hoofdstraat’ (shopping district). You won’t want for a better location than this!


Rates & Availability

Grachtengordel Apartment Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Preis pro Appartement pro Nacht (max. 2 Personen) inkl. Strom/Heizung/Wasser, Kurtaxe und Wifi.
Bettwäsche, Handtücher und Endreinigung: € 50 pro Aufenthalt.
Über Feiertage (Weihnachten, Silvester, Ostern, Pfingsten, Himmelfahrt usw.) nehmen wir nur Buchungen für mindestens 4 Nächte entgegen.
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