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Free Wifi
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

We had the basement room which I didn't realise when I booked it but didn't mind as it had a terrace. The house is lovely, the room large and quirky. It had everything we needed and its own entrance. The 'terrace' fronted on to the...More

1  Thank Fiona L
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in April 2017 with Cynthia in her b&b. The loft room is gorgeous and Cynthia couldn't have been more helpful with information and even booking us an excellent dutch restaurant for our 10yr wedding anniversary. The breakfasts were delicious with...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We arrived in Amsterdam at the end of a Baltic Cruise and were delighted to spend two nights at the Vanguard in a beautiful and large ensuite room in this very stylish boutique bed and breakfast. The location is perfect, right on one of the...More

3  Thank Pat H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The b&B is amazing, i stayed there few years ago and had the chance to book it again this year. The building is very typical amsterdam house. The rooms are large with plenty of working space, good for business travelers. the bed is confortable, there...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place to hide from everyone in romantic Amsterdam. Charming quiet atmosphere, beautiful view from your bed. Good breakfast in cosie atmosphere. Me and my wife love it a lot and definitely recommend to anyone who plan romantic weekend or more in Amsterdam....More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Price range
US$236 - US$279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$236 - US$279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
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11 January 2018|
Response from TheVanguard | Property representative |
That all depends on which room you booked; there is the Ensuite on the second floor and the Loft on the third floor. There are only 2 rooms in the house, so you really always get what you book!
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9 June 2017|
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Response from Mihaela545 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the breakfast is included in the room price.
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"Great views, great location, a little piece of Amsterdam."
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"Best views in the Loft. Make sure you can do steep stairs"
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"Make sure you are not in the basement if you want a canal view. The stairs are also very steep."
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"The Ensuite room occupies the entire Second Floor with beautiful views of the canals"
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