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Frederic Rent a Bike

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Reviewed 28 July 2013

We stayed at Frederic's Jordaan apartment for a weekend at the beginning of July. It is a lovely place set over three levels with the obligatory steep Amsterdam stairs. the apartment was extremely clean with all of the conveniences you could wish for. The bed was the most comfortable we have encountered on our european travels. The Jordaan is a...

Thank clarabella_melb
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2013

We stayed at the Jordan 2 bed apartment in May. The apartment was just lovely, very clean and had plenty of space. Set over 3 floors, with modern furnishing and a very well equipped kitchen. The only thing i can mark this aparment down on is the shower that leaked over the bathroom, which is inconvenient. Great location and great...

1Thank Hembags
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Reviewed 14 July 2013 via mobile

We stayed in the Mondriaan room for two nights last week. Couldn't recommend it more! The room is located at the bike shop in the back of the canal house. No street noise. There is a small terrace available with screened windows that open to the cool night breeze. While your room and bathroom is private...your commode is not! It...

Thank ro_vaughan
Koh Tao, Thailand
Reviewed 28 June 2013

I wanted to plan something a bit special for myself and my lady without breaking the bank in Amsterdam. I spoke with the Frederic guys a couple times over e-mails to explore my options and they gave me several within my budget. The pictures they showed me didn't do the place justice, we spent slightly more than what dormitory style...

Thank William R
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Our extended family of 5 stayed at the Chris-Tofari apartment for 2 nights in June. The ideal Jordaan location is within walking distance of the central train station, cafe's, shopping and all the sights. Owner Marne was friendly and helpful, taking time at our arrival to give us a map and point out local spots for food and sights. A...

Thank chicagoannie1
Reviewed 23 June 2013

We rented Houseboat IX from Frederic. It located along a canal next the the Anne Frank house in the Jordaan neighborhood of Amsterdam. The houseboat is only 15 minute walk from the central train station and convenient to trams. There are great cafes, restaurants, bars and grocery stores within short walking distance. The Frederic staff was very friendly and helpful....

2Thank sjcox
Reviewed 17 June 2013

We didn't get to stay but we passed by to rent bikes and were shown a couple of rooms... we really regretted not knowing about this place before. Prices were fair, the atmosphere is great and the people are really nice. Will definitely go back there next time for the bike, the rooms and the candy they offer at the...

Thank UrbanBilingual
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 June 2013

At the recommendation of a local, my friend and I were told to check Frederic Rent a Bike after a hostel we had previously booked was a huge disappointment. My friend decided to pay for a room at Frederic, while I stayed at my original hostel. Even though I was not staying at Frederic, I was treated with such respect...

1Thank Deanna M
Winston-Salem, NC
Reviewed 12 June 2013

We were in Amsterdam for 6 nights. We wanted a house boat experience, so originally we worked out with Marne to stay 3 nights in a house boat (which wasn't available for our whole trip) and them move to stay in their Haarlemerstraat apartment for the remaining 3 nights. We got to the boat, and there was very loud construction...

Thank Jennifer C
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 17 April 2013

I booked a last minute week holiday in a boat house at Frederic Rent a Bike for March 26th 2013. The company asked in advance for my credit card number to make the reservation. The next day, the renter replied to me that the boat house I asked for was unavailable for the week. They suggested another more expensive boat...

2Thank SebastienChabot
Marne S, Owner at Frederic Rent a Bike, responded to this review

As is stated within his review of our property, Mr Chabot made a last minute reservation for one of our houseboats. Upon receiving last minute confirmation of the booking, our management and cleaning staff worked tirelessly to have the boat ready for the arrival of Mr. Chabot. However, Mr Chabot never arrived, and over the next few days, was unreachable...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the Binnen Wieringerstraat 23, you will find Frederic Rent a Bike, a small, artistic, cozy bike rental that focuses on delivering an excellent local experience to its clients. Founded in the 1980’s as an art gallery by charming owners Frederic and Marjolein Sieger, Frederic Rent a Bike has since expanded its operation to focus on renting out bicycles. Ideally located just five minutes walk from Central Station, Dam Square, Frederic provides gorgeous accommodation options throughout the historic Jordaan district and main canal ring. Amsterdam’s Canal Ring has grown to be one of the world’s most unique urban landscapes and in 2010 the Amsterdam Canal Ring was added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. For more than 20 years Frederic Rent a Bike have been ensuring that their guests have an incredible stay in Amsterdam – by providing an array of unique and thoughtful culinary and cultural recommendations to help you fall in love with this city. We look forward to seeing you soon. We hope to meet you one day in Amsterdam. Frederic, Marjolijn, Marne, Arthur and Jasmijn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Frederic Rent a Bike

Address: Binnen Wieringerstraat 23, 1013 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Price Range: $60 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Frederic Rentabike Hotel Amsterdam
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“There are boathouse rooms as well as the rooms with the view on Amsterdam cannals”
radika_13, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you're going to stay on a canal boat, make sure it is one with windows that let you see you're great location.”
richardhP2399XD, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“They have the best spots in Amsterdam Centraal Station”
68ahmedy, 29 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Probably better to chose one of the more expensive rooms available in the area.”
7AnnaF, 22 Jul 2014 | Read review
“It seems to be that the more expensive the room, the nicer it is! Houseboats look lovely.”
96hannahl, 21 Jun 2014 | Read review
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