$163 / night
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Spacious, quiet, 2 bedrooms, king size beds – Home 371825 Apartment

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Spacious, quiet, 2 bedrooms, king size beds – Home 371825

  • Apartment
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 30 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner


On the picturesque ancient Buiksloterdijk in Amsterdam North is our spacious apartment of 80m2 (860 sq.ft.). It is an oasis of peace and yet only 10 minutes by bike or 15 minutes by bus and metro to Amsterdam Central Station or Dam Square.

The view is beautiful. Overlooking the North Holland Canal. Known cycling and walking routes through rural North Holland and Waterland go directly past our house. Walking distance just 15 minutes to the new EYE Film Museum on the river IJ. By bike it is 7 minutes to the FREE ferry which brings you to the Central Station (2 minutes). The ferry runs day and night every 5/10 minutes. In front of the house is the Noorderpark and its indoor/outdoor swimming pool (50m).

Parking is cheap right in front of the house €13/day; the bus stop to metro station NOORDERPARK is a few minutes walking from the house. Busses run every 5 minutes.

To the metro station it is 2 minutes, from there to Dam Square is 4 minutes.

By car you drive through the IJ tunnel in 5 minutes to reach the center of town (Waterlooplein) with ample parking garages.

Amsterdam North is the new buzzing district for art, film and specialty restaurants, such as the IJkantine, Stork or Hotel de Goudfazant.

On the front is the living room, with lovely views over a canal. There are two separate bedrooms with a king size real bed of 1.80m x2.00m.One bed can be separated into two single beds. At the rear is a balcony. This is the place were you are allowed to smoke. There is a well-equipped kitchenette with an induction cooker and all necessary equipment. There is also a large bathroom with bath and separate shower.

The recently renovated appartemement features free Wi-Fi and a 42'' flatscreen television with dvd player.

This is a top location for Amsterdam. You are in the buzzing city within minutes and yet you are in a place with a rural feel. Where you hear birds sing in the morning and a have views overlooking parks both in the back and in the front. First Floor Apartment is unique!

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King bed
    Bedroom 2: Queen Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Safe
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

The bus st-p is at 350m. Busses run every 5 minutes. Travel time to the city is about 10-15 minutes. Walking to the center is easy. Just follow the bicycle path in front of the house till the end and you are at the free ferry to the city. It is 2 minutes to get accross the river. Ferry´s run 24/7 every 5 minutes. An Uber taxi to the city is around €12. You could also walk to the metro station 10-15 minutes.

Interaction with guest

We are always available for questions and tips but in general we give our guest privacy by not disturbing them too much. All the facilities are private, so is the entrance.


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

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House rules

Smoking allowed on the balcony


About the owner

René R.
Average reply time:
1 hour 48 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 May 2020
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, German, Dutch


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Guest reviews

Very Good
34 reviews

Very Good

“Schöne Wohnung”

Reviewed 27 Feb 2020

Sehr nette Begrüßung von Rene. Die ruhige Wohnung hat alles was man braucht und mit dem Auto sind es nur einige Minuten zur kostenlosen Fähre. Leider wurde unser Auto vor der Tür … More

“Great place”

Reviewed 3 Dec 2019

Really clean and tidy. Comfy beds. Easy transport available. Easy Uber rides into the centre or you can take a short walk to the metro. Lovely place with nice scenery.

“Great place”

Reviewed 3 Dec 2019

Really clean and tidy. Comfy beds. Great facilities for a weekend stay. Great for Uber rides into the centre which we did or you can take a short walk to the metro.

“Very disappointing, not like the pictures at all”

Reviewed 13 Mar 2019

Well, first of all I think it's time someone left a honest review on here about the property and the owners. Me and my partner arrived a little late due to delays. We arrived and was greeted by R… More

Response from the owner Dear Guests You say its it time for an honest review of our apartment. Do you mean to say that all the other, mainly 5-star reviews we received over the years are not written by honest people? And that you are the first? Your review starts with describing me ´staring at you like a gost´, Do you mean that it is very strange for me to see a guest checking? I can tell you I have seen guests before, so don´t worry, I don´t see them as ghosts. I understand you did not like my explanation of the restaurants in the neighbourhood. I wish you would have said so, it would have saved both of us time. Nightclubs I did not suggest, simply because ther are none in North-Amsterdam. You also seem to be dissapointed that my wife Ellen was not present when we checked you in. She was busy elsewhere, I am sorry. You claim that the apartment is not like the pictures at all. That none of the furniture is the same. That is an all out lie. The apartment is still and was always like the pictures on the site. Ofcourse during the years we had to change minor things due to wear and tear. But none of them were so major that we felt it nescessary to change our pictures because they couild be deceiving. E.g the chairs, you are absolutely right, in our pictures they are red chairs with cloth seatings. We replaced them with new ones. Not by ´unconfortrable plastic chairs´ as you describe them but with brand new Ahrendt Revolt chairs that cost €350 each and that are one of the most comfortable chairs around and therefore hughly sucessful. You claim our TV is a ´crappy Sony´. In fact is is a 40 inch Sony Bravia TV, with a brilliant and perfect picture and sound, remote controle and more then 200 cable channels. Your claim that the apartment was dirty, we consider that an insult. We always make sure our apartment is squeeky clean and so is the bedding and are the towels etc. The ´double beds pushed together´, are the 2 single beds in one of the 2 bedrooms. They can be separated or put apart. The size of bed is kingsize if put together. The second bedroom has one fixed bedframe that is kingsize 1,80m x 2,00m. It cannot be split. Exactly like the pictures and the description. You claim the shower is so small it could not even accomodate a child. The shower is in fact 80cm x 90cm and is perfectly suitable for adults. There is a second shower available in the bath. We feel this review of yours is only written to damage us and our business.It is not factual and above all not true or ´honest´. We wish you would have had the decency to mention any of the above problems to us in person, but that is not your style, we guess? Sincerely, René and Ellen.

“Tolle Unterkunft für 2-3 Personen”

Reviewed 25 Feb 2019

Super freundlicher Gastgeber, gut ausgestattete Unterkunft, die für 2-3 Personen völlig ausreicht. Gerade wer Amsterdam besuchen möchte, aber keine Lust auf eine Unterkunft in der ü… More

“Beautiful nord amsterdam”

Reviewed 30 Dec 2018

Amazing location so peaceful and quiet with beautiful walks. Dead easy to get to central amsterdam The house was nice and cosy homely. Well kept. I only wish I had not adjusted the rad valves as I thi… More

“Lovely apartment 15 mins from Amsterdam centre had great time and would book again”

Reviewed 20 Dec 2018

Had lovely stay at this apartment u got on a bus 2 stops then metro 2 stops and u were in Amsterdam central took 15 min the transport services were excellent

“Great 2 bed apartment in peaceful location ideal for 2-4 people”

Reviewed 26 Nov 2018

We stayed here for 2 nights and would highly recommend it. René and his partner are very friendly and good to communicate with any queries you may have before and during your visit. Welcoming b… More

“tranquil spacious apartment”

Reviewed 10 Sep 2018

The apartment was very spacious and had everything you could need Renee was an excellent host with a wealth of information.... We are frequent visitors to Amsterdam and its the first time we have not stayed in the city centre but it wont be the last as I would highly recommend this to anyone... Our time there passed far too quickly.

“Great location, very comfortable accomodation”

Reviewed 11 Jun 2018

We really enjoyed the location of this apartment, very peaceful, but only 20-25 mins walk into central Amsterdam or short bus trip. Windmill, local farm and outdoor swimming pool few minutes walk away… More

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