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Kate Gordon

Member since: 2012
Speaks english, russian, dutch, Hebrew

5 Star Reviews Beautiful Boutique Style Oasis in Residential Heart Amsterdam

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Photos and Description of the Grachtengordel vacation apartment rental

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2)

This beautiful and light ‘boutique style’ apartment is situated in the leafy Plantage area which is in the heart of the city of Amsterdam.

It has been completely renovated and lovingly furnished. The spacious apartment has high original ornamental ceilings, a display fireplace and 3 large windows on the North and South side.

The kitchen is like everything else in the apartment – simple, beautiful and high quality and is fully equipped including dishwasher, fridge-freezer, washer/dryer, SMEG hob/oven and granite worktops.

The bathroom includes a large walk-in shower with double basin vanity unit. The bedroom has an original ornamental ceiling, king-sized bed, built-in wardrobes and two large original doors that close the bedroom and bathroom from the open-plan living/kitchen space. The WC/toilet is located separately to the bathroom.

Each piece of furniture has been chosen to create a beautiful and relaxing home. The apartment also has high-speed wireless internet, and a 32-inch Samsung flat-screen TV, DVD player and iPod speaker base.

This first-floor apartment is located very close to the Amsterdam Business School on a leafy and charming street in a quiet residential part of the city.

Within 1-3 mins you can walk to various local cafes, restaurants, bakery, supermarket, book store, Kriterion (arty) movie house, Oosterpark (lovely green park), multiple canals, Artis Zoo and the metro/tram.

Take a 10-15 min (beautiful and safe) walk, and you are out of the calm and tranquility and into the buzzing ‘hub’ of the more crowded, busy, exciting and ‘touristy’ part of the city.

If you are looking for a beautiful, quiet, relaxing well loved ‘home’ to stay in which is right in the heart of the city to enjoy while you explore the canals, museums, shops, parks, restaurants and culture of Amsterdam, then this apartment is the perfect choice.

If you are looking for nightlife and partying – then this apartment nor its location will be suitable for you.


• First floor (no lift)

• Max. number of guests is 2

• Fully equipped kitchen

• Washer/dryer

• High-speed wireless internet

• 32 inch Flat-screen TV / DVD

• En-suite ‘spa’ bathroom

• Strictly NO-SMOKING

• 2 Mins walk to the nearest tram

• Central, quiet and safe


My great friend Kate that lives on the next street will meet you in person on arrival at the apartment to take you through the check-in process.

This will include welcoming you to the apartment, showing you around, explaining how everything works, giving you the keys, finalising payment for your stay and also answering any questions you might have or help you might need on booking tickets, travel arrangements, things to do and places to see - any questions, suggestions, advice or help you might need to make the most out of your stay in Amsterdam.

Kate is also available throughout your stay to answer any questions, provide suggestions and to generally be on hand should be need help or advice with anything from finding the right restaurant, renting bikes, buying gifts to take home etc.

If you would like to book my apartment, please email me ASAP.

To make a booking, I will need the names of both guests and your home address. Once these details are provided I will email you a simple rental agreement. Once you have read, signed and emailed back this agreement, together with a copy of the photo page from your passport - you are officially booked in.

No payment or deposit is needed upfront. I'm trusting that if you sign and return the rental agreement that you definitely want the apartment and will be there at the agreed check-in date and time. This method has worked very well so far with other guests.

It's a very beautiful apartment and I am sure will make a lovely base for your stay in Amsterdam.


• This is a strictly no-smoking (of any kind) apartment.

• A 3-night minimum stay applies.

• Longer-term bookings are also available.

Keywords: Apartment, Quiet, First Floor, Original Features, Light, Safe, Jewish Quarter, Amsterdam Business School

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • children not allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kate Gordon (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, russian, dutch, Hebrew


Nearest Airport
21 Kilometres
Schipol Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: not necessary

In the Plantage Area of Amsterdam - 'the most beautiful and green neighbourhood' - Just a few mins walk to Jewish Museum, Hermitage Museum, Holocaust Museum, Botanical Gardens, Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam Music Theatre, Artis Royal Zoo, the Portuguese Synagogue, National Maritime Museum and multiple other museums. Plus 2 mins walk to nearest metro and trams, 2 mins from our local (artsy, small and very cosy) Kryterion Movie Theatre, 2 mins to the local supermarket, 5 mins walk to the lovely green Oosterpark and also the famous Carre theatre house plus multiple, local (and really good quality and good value) local cafes and restaurants...High speed Wi-Fi throughout...English language TV entry phone... very quiet and safe residential rental few mins walk... absolutely beautiful and peaceful apartment for your stay in Amsterdam.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Grachtengordel, Netherlands

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4 night minimum stay

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Payment is due in cash on arrival in Euros please. If you choose, you can also pay by bank transfer anytime prior to arrival. Longer term stays may require payment in advance. Please ask for details - Many Thanks

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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Grachtengordel, Netherlands

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Spa like bathroom which is en-suite to the bedroom. The WC/toilet is situated separately to the bathroom.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size bed (1) Beautiful extremely comfortable huge king-size bed with brown suede headboard.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • children not allowed
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Much loved 'T cafe' is next door serving great breakfasts and lunches every day of the week, Beans & Bagels café is also 3 doors down, 'El Torino' restaurant - the local Turkish/Italian restaurent for excellent local dinners is also a few doors down and serving great food at great prices, Bike rental nearby, metro is few mins walk, artsy cinema seconds away, supermarket seconds away, theatre seconds away, Zoo seconds away

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