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Bed & Breakfast Amsterdam 1680

Oudezijds Achterburgwal 144 , Amsterdam, 1012 DV Netherlands (Show map)
4.2
32 Reviews
€ 70 - € 120
per night

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About

Now with free phone to landlines worldwide!! Bed & Breakfast Amsterdam 1680 is situated in the oldest part of the center of Amsterdam, two minutes walking from the Dam Square, five minutes from the Central Station, ten minutes from the Flowermarket and only one minute from the famous Red Light District. The Red Light District is now getting more known because of all the new and young designers and artists living here. It actually is the most vibrant part of the city at this moment! We offer two luxurious rooms, with all the extra's: wireless internet, fridge, microwave, TV with DVD player, a DVD collection and a library with various books.

Rooms & Rates

White Room

The white room is a very nice and cosy room, has its own bathroom with shower and toilet, fridge, build-in bed and very nice canal view. It is decorated with a chandelier, large mirror and art books.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Black and White room

The Black and White room is a very large and quiet room. It is situated at the back of the house, so it is very quiet. It has its own luxurious bathroom with shower and toilet, has its own fridge, a large bed and an own sitting area. It is nicely decorated with antiques, a large mirror (200 years old) and lots of original details.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

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Reviews

Overall
4.2

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  • Guest room4.0
  • Services4.3
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.3
  • Dining3.9

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Short 2 night stay for my wife's 40th birthday

5 on October 01, 2013

Me and my wife stayed in the black room. Totally outstanding. A continental breakfast every morning with fruit, fresh bread, jams ect. Did not get to meet joost and dennis. But can't remember the female hosts name that dealt with us. Very very friendly and explained the do's and dont's around Amsterdam. Of which we did not see. Outstanding location, and defiantly in the future will be using this b&b again.


Soggiorno ad Amsterdam

3.0 on August 31, 2013

Sono stata con mio marito ad Amsterdam in agosto, il B&B era accogliente e pulito. Le camere molto silenziose. Un punto a favore è che si trova nel quartiere a luci rosse quindi praticamente sei nel cuore della città. Ogni giorno ci hanno cambiato tutti gli asciugamani e rifatto la camera. C'è il phon e un telefono che ti permette di chiamare i numeri fissi di tutto il mondo completamente gratuito!! Lo consiglio senza riserve.


Best B&B Location in Amsterdam

4.4 on August 01, 2013

My wife and I flew from Boston, Massachusetts to Amsterdam and stayed at Joost and Dennis' B&B 1680 from July 5-7, 2013. Even prior to our arrival, our correspondes with Jooost had been excellent. He is accurate, conscientious and very polite. As for the location, all I can say is that I don't think there can be a more central location than this B&B. It's truly within walking distance to every important tourist sight in the city. The room was safe, clean and very quiet at night even though it's right smack in the heart of all the night action of Amsterdam. The one shortcoming of the room was that the private new bathroom didn't have shelves and the room didn't have a chested drawer and a rack to hang clothes. They also are very generous in terms of storing luggage before and after check-in/check-out times. By the end of our stay, due to the location, I felt like I was the mayor of Amsterdam. Joost and Dennis, thanks for your hospitality!


Oh what a night (week)!

4.2 on September 02, 2012

We just spent a week at the B&B and loved it. We stayed in the white room and it's simple and very clean. There are great places to eat and see all within walking distance or by the city trams. My only suggestion would be to mix up the very unique breakfast basket a little more each morning. Thank you for a great time.


B&B1680 "The Heart of Amsterdam"

4.8 on April 27, 2012

B&B 1680 will exceed your expectations! Joost, Dennis and Eugenie are amazing hosts and they will make you feel right at home. The location is amazing! Situated on a beautiful Canal the residence is in the Heart of Amsterdam and everything is within walking distance. Firstly, you are within the Historic Centre by the Old Church and within meters of the Red Light District, with Dam Square, Rembrandt Square and the Heineken Brewery just a short stroll away. There are Markets all near by for groceries, flowers, breads, or clothing and souvenirs. Cafes and bars are all around you! I actually walked with my luggage from Amsterdam Central Train Station and I made it within 15 minutes as I was gawking at all of the sites and the RLD on the way! I was in a beautiful room overlooking the Canal and all of the amazing action in the area; it had a nice kitchen, huge table, and a comfortable living area and bedroom. The bathroom was nice and the rain-shower perfect! breakfast was far too much and I needed to walk just to keep my weight down! If you want to be in Amsterdam and feel the life and energy than you want to stay here! Thank you B&B1680!!! Luch from Canada


Fabulous Location & Welcoming Hosts!

4.8 on January 28, 2012

We had a fantastic time during our Amsterdam honeymoon stay at the B&B 1680 back in October 2011! We couldn’t believe how perfect its location was, and loved the bohemian look of the White Room and the romantic feel of the Black & White Room! Joost, Dennis and his mother were all very welcoming and hospitable. Although we arrived earlier than initially anticipated, there was no problem in leaving our luggage in the foyer, which gave us an opportunity to stroll the city at ease. We changed rooms half way through our stay, and were surprised by how quickly and efficiently the shift was made. When asked, they did not hesitate to sew a button on one of my favourite blouses. Breakfasts were rustic yet filling – who could ask for more? We absolutely enjoyed our time in Amsterdam, and would highly recommend B&B 1680 to any tourist! Thanks, Serafina & Rob


Stay October 2011

3.6 on October 12, 2011

We have just returned from a four night stay in the second floor Apartment, with friends taking the Black & White room on the first floor. Very central location and warm welcome from Dennis’ mother, Eugenie. The Apartment is a spacious ‘studio’; nicely equipped kitchen/dining area and en-suite bathroom; large sofa but only a rail and one shelf for clothes etc. Canal view but some noise from late night revellers; on the other hand there are no trams to wake you early in the morning. The Black & White room is quieter, being at the rear, with ample storage. Both rooms have multilingual TV and comfortable beds [we saw that the smaller White room at the front has a ‘futon’ bed on the floor]. Simple but plentiful breakfast trays of rolls, biscuits, fruit, orange juice and various teas and coffees; but you’ll need to get milk from a supermarket.


Nice hosts!Nice location!

3.6 on August 28, 2011

We stayed for almost 7 days in the black and white room in Aug 10. In spite of being so close to the Red Light District, the room was quiet and peaceful. The hosts Joost and his mom were really helpful and friendly. From lending us an umbrella on a rainy morning (without even asking) to providing us info on what kind to cheese to buy for friends back home to helping us find the directions to Giethoorn, they were very gracious and warm. A sumptuous breakfast was kept outside the door every morning. We would definitely recommend this place to other travelers. Great place and we would surely stay here again when we visit Amsterdam next!Manisha and Ameya from Mumbai, India


Just Perfect

5 on May 13, 2011

Me and my husband stayed her 6th-8th May 2011, far exceeded all our expectations, outstanding location, beautiful whitr room with a canal view, lovely picnic breakfast. Planning on returning next year.


Feel like you live in Amsterdam

4.6 on February 25, 2011

When I stayed at Joost & Dennis' beautiful and perfectly situated apartment, which includes not only a canal view front window next to the bed, but also an incredible lighting fixture, a long plank dining table, and a fully-functioning kitchen area, I felt like I was really living in Amsterdam—getting supplies at the local grocers and making meals, with an easy walk to everything I wanted to see and do. You'll be located less than a 10 minute walk from the train, 3 minutes to Dam Square, and just down the canal from the RLD. Don't be put off by being close to the RLD, as solo woman I didn't feel uncomfortable at all. Though I didn't stay out late, as is my nature, the area—at least in February—was pretty quiet, with just a couple of late night hoots from partiers. This is perfectly central location, filled with average Amsterdamers and tourists alike, bikes bustle on the streets and swans swim in the canal in front of the building. Entering the building was always a joy with Dennis' elegant and artful design showcased in the entry level window. Although on the second level above the entry and faced with a traditionally Dutch narrow and steep staircase, do not fear. Dennis' mother was gracious and helped me navigate my luggage up to the flat. Bountiful breakfasts were brought up with an array of warmed breads, jams, fresh fruit, instant coffee/tea, and juice. Ample towels were provided fresh every day and the apartment was impeccably clean. I was able to connect my computer (though not my phone) to wifi. My only want was for a bit more shelf space in the bathroom for toiletries and soap. I would encourage you to consider this as your home while in Amsterdam, you cannot go wrong.


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Location

Location Type

City

Airport

Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS-Schiphol)

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Madame Tussaud, Flowermarket, Damsquare, Red light disctrict, Coffee shops, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Billiards, Boating, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 2 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Limited
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: (depends on time of year, please check options on our website)
  • Cancellations: Two weeks before arrival date = 100% refund. One week before arrival date = 50% refund. Less than seven days before arrival date = no refund.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Joost and Dennis

Languages spoken

Dutch, Bit Spanish, English, German

About the innkeepers

Joost is a MD and working at the largest hospital of Amsterdam. Dennis is fashion designer and is specialised in corsets.

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Meals

Breakfast

a breakfast package

  • Serving Location: Guest room

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